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2013

Consensus Development Conference on Legal Issues of FASD
September 18-20, 2013

Where: Delta Edmonton South Hotel and Conference Centre
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Website: www.fasdedmonton2013.ca/FASD-Legal

Conference Description
This conference is a 3-day juried hearing of evidence and scientific findings that allows for the engagement and collaboration of citizens, decision makers in government, and the justice system in addressing a specific set of key questions on legal issues of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder.


First International Conference on Prevention of FASD
September 23-25, 2013

Where: Shaw Conference Centre
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Website: www.fasdedmonton2013.ca/FASD-Prevention

Conference Description
This is the first international conference to address the primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. Plenary sessions will promote discussion and reflection on promising and innovative approaches for prevention of FASD, such as alcohol policies and efforts to address the social determinants of health. Sessions will identify barriers to FASD prevention and possible solutions for overcoming these obstacles. The conference will serve as an international knowledge exchange and networking forum for those interested in FASD prevention, bringing together key experts from around the globe.

 

2012

September 12-14,2012. Saskatoon Saskatchewan

The FASD Support Network of Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan Ministry of Health, Saskatchewan Prevention Institute, and Canada Northwest FASD Partnership are pleased to invite you to submit abstracts for our conference FASDlive 2012: Expanding our Vision. This event will be held in Saskatoon, SK (Saskatoon Inn) from September 12 - 14, 2012 and will address critical areas in FASD.

2011

Canada Northwest FASD Partnership Conference

The 4th International Conference on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
The Power of Knowledge: Integrating Research, Policy, and Promising Practice Around the World

Westin Bayshore
March 2 - 5, 2011
Vancouver, BC

Advance Notice
http://www.interprofessional.ubc.ca/Brochures/FASD2011AdvanceNotice.pdf

Abstact Submission
http://www.dentistry.ubc.ca/interprofessional/SubmissionForm.asp?conference_id=17

2010

2008

Canada Northwest FASD Partnership Conference

Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel
May 21 - 24, 2008
Banff, Alberta

Registration for the conference is now closed. We look forward to seeing you in Banff!

Hotel Accommodation:
A conference room block has been set aside at the Fairmont Banff Springs under "FASD Conference" or "CNFASDP".
405 Spray Avenue, Banff Alberta
(403) 762-2211
www.fairmont.com/BanffSprings/

Conference Notice (PDF, 440 KB)
Conference Program (PDF, 331 KB)
Community Showcase Application Form (PDF, 20 KB)

Additional Information:
For additional information or questions please contact Amanda Amyotte at (780) 422-6494 or


Strategies for Language Competency for Children and Adolescents with FASD

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder - Learning Series
March 17, 2008
10:00 - 11:30 AM

Download poster (PDF, 188 KB)


ADHD - FASD Connections

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder - Learning Series
February 13, 2008
9:00 - 10:30 AM

Download poster (PDF, 299 KB)

2006

Report on the CNFASDP 2005 Symposium, Dawson City, Yukon (PDF, 121 KB)

Canada Northwest FASD Partnership Conference

Regina, Saskatchewan
May 17-19, 2006
Queensbury Convention Centre

Moving Forward 2006 - A National Conference on Best Practices for the Treatment and Prevention of Substance Abuse

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
January 30 - February 1, 2006
Radisson Hotel



2005

Symposium on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Dawson City, Yukon
August 18-20, 2005
Tr' ondek Community Hall, corner of Front and King streets

Download symposium agenda (PDF, 92 KB)

2003/04

Symposium: FASD: Working Together

Burns Lake, British Columbia
September 27-29, 2003

Symposium focus: early identification of and support for substance abuse at-risk women and individuals potentially affected by prenatal alcohol exposure.

Presentations intended to develop an awareness of community-based resources, programs and service profiders that build partnerships to support families living with FASD.

Symposium: Inuuqatigiiniq

Iquluit, NU
March 21-23, 2003

The theme of Community Kinship or "INUUQATIGIINIQ" was chosen to represent the importance of community in the raising and teaching of children and the care of those in need in Nunavut.

2001/2002

Conference: A Lifetime of Solutions

Whitehorse, YK
May 8-10, 2002

The purpose of the conference was to look at ways of integrating services to persons with fetal alcohol syndrome, throughout their lifespan, building on a continuum of supports for the individuals and their families.

Symposium: Prevention Strategies for High Risk Women

Yellowknife, NWT
March 16, 2002

The purpose of the conference was to train participants:

2000/2001

Conference: A Focus on Youth

Saskatoon, SK
May 2-4, 2001

The purpose of the conference was to:

Symposium: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: A Practical Approach

Saskatoon, SK
March 3, 2001

To improve delegates' ability to understand the role of primary health in the recognition and diagnosis of FAS; identify high risk behaviours in pregnant women and become familiar with screening tools; understand the role of psychologist, psychological testing, and behavioral assessments; and understand the development of treatment plans.

1999/2000

Conference: Come Together and Find a Solution

Winnipeg, MB
May 11-13, 2000

To bring together professionals, families, and community members to share and discuss their experiences with each other and to develop and enhance community ownership and involvement in FAS.

Symposium: Diagnostic Issues in FAS: A Practical Workshop

Winnipeg, MB
November, 1999

The focus was to give primary care physicians and other front line health care providers experience in the clinical and psychological evaluation of individuals with FAS.

Conference: Together Lets Find a Solution

Calgary, AB
May 4 ñ7, 1999

Its purpose was to begin to share resources, expertise and experience across the prairies and to learn together from national and international leaders in the FAS field.

1998/1999

Symposium: Prevention Strategies for High Risk Women

Calgary, AB
October 15, 1998

This symposium facilitated a discussion among health care experts from all three jurisdictions on intervening with women at high risk for delivering a baby with FAS and encouraging interprovincial participation and collaboration among community stakeholders.

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