Date: Friday, June 7, 2013
Time: 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Vulcan Park and Museum, Birmingham, AL


One-day conference focuses on the comprehensive prevention of obesity in children and adolescents. The conference will address model population/system-based interventions and direct client programs and services that are being implemented throughout the United States.

Conference Objectives

At the end of this conference, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the importance of healthy diets and physical activity for child and adolescent well-being.
  • Identify public health initiatives and partnerships that can be implemented to promote healthy diets and physical activity among children and adolescents.
  • Discuss how to engage children and adolescents to participate in healthy diets and physical activity.
  • Apply elements from cutting-edge initiatives taking place across the United States to local settings.
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