NCCOR to attend the 8th Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference

The National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) is excited to attend the 8th Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference in San Diego, Calif., held June 29-July 2, 2015. Workshops and plenaries at the conference will cover a wide range of topics including evaluation of population-based efforts, health and the built environment, healthy food marketing, and healthy food incentives.

There will be numerous opportunities to interact with NCCOR. Attendees can stop by the NCCOR exhibit and follow @NCCOR as we live tweet several sessions using the conference’s hashtag #COC15. In addition, attendees can check out the following sessions to hear from NCCOR members:

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

  • Workshop Session 1.3: Evaluation Frameworks Designed to Measure Public Health Impact (Golden West)

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

  • NCCOR Exhibit (Grand Hall Foyer)

4:00 p.m.  – 5:15 p.m.

  • Workshop Session 3.5: Made to Move: Getting Kids Active throughout the School Day (Pacific 1-3)

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

  • NCCOR Exhibit (Grand Hall Foyer)

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

  • Mini Plenary Session 1.1: The Evolution of Obesity Prevention: Accelerating Upstream Prevention to Improve Health and Equity in Communities, and to Help a Reforming Health Care System (Town & Country)

1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

  • Workshop Session 4.5: New Local School Wellness Policy Requirements: Opportunities and Challenges for Implementation (Pacific Salon 1-3)

2:45 – 3:30 p.m.

  • NCCOR Exhibit (Grand Hall Foyer)

 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

  • Mini Plenary Session Two 2.4: The Successful Impact of Cross System Collaborations in the Retail Environment (California)

For more information about the 8th Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference, visit For questions, email

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