Call for Abstracts

The Canadian Nutrition Society (CNS) is pleased to provide thematic conference attendees (including Students/Trainees) with an opportunity to highlight and present their nutrition focused research - including, but not limited to, research with a focus on disordered eating.

Presenters will not need to submit original, previously unpublished research and will be able to present recent posters. Accepted abstracts will be published on the CNS website in the Conference Presentations and Abstracts section of the CNS website (CNS members only), as well as showcased on site and in the CNS virtual Poster Expo. Please note that abstracts will not be published in the Journal of APNM.

  • Fri. Dec. 2, 2022 - Early-bird registration deadline | Abstract submission deadline.  There will not be a late-breaking abstract submission period. 
  • Mon. Dec. 12, 2022 - Notification of Abstract Review/Acceptance, including Poster Expo invitation/instructions *
  • Fri. Dec. 16, 2022 - Poster presenter RSVP due **

* All authors of accepted abstracts are required to participate in the virtual Poster Expo as well as the on-site poster Expo.  Authors of accepted abstracts must register to attend the CNS Thematic Conference in-person. CNS will have poster display boards at the conference venue to allow authors to present their research to attendees.

** If an accepted author misses the early-bird registration deadline of December 2, 2022, special dispensation will be granted for those authors to register at the discounted early-bird registration level. 

Virtual Poster Expo:

Authors will be asked to upload a .pdf of their Poster along with a 50-word summary by January 4, 2023. A short video explanation (~2 minutes) of the poster research is strongly encouraged.  Accepted abstract authors are required to sign up for Disqus, a program that enables the opportunity for dialogue between poster authors and visitors. Disqus can be accessed easily and is free. 

On-site Poster Expo:

Authors are responsible for preparing and bringing their printed poster or poster(s) in large print format to be shared on poster boards at the venue on January 7, 2023.  The poster size must NOT exceed 3.5 ft (42 inches) x 3.5 ft (42 inches). The poster may be smaller, but not larger. Posters that are larger will not be accommodated. There will be up to 4 posters per board.

Additional FAQs for the CNS Thematic Conference Poster Expo will be shared on this conference website by Dec. 12, 2022. 

Authors of accepted abstracts must register to attend the Thematic Conference in-person to participate in the Poster Expo.  



Please note that abstracts that do not adhere to the required abstract format (as indicated below) may be subject to return to author and require resubmission (an additional fee). 

Submit Abstract Online

Advances in Research and Practice: Disordered eating to eating disorders

CNS Thematic Conference 2023

January 7, 2023