Childhood Obesity Bay Area (COBA) Conference

The COBA Conference brings together local stakeholders in childhood obesity prevention to promote innovation and provide insight into work being done on this critical issue. The conference includes six speakers, a slam poetry performance, breakout sessions, and delicious locally catered breakfast and lunch, and networking reception.

All individuals with an interest in childhood obesity are invited to attend. Our speakers and attendees represent the fields of medicine, education, policy, research, parent activism, technology, non-profits, and business.

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Speakers Include:
Gary Taubes, Author of Good Calories, Bad Calories, and Why We Get Fat
Neil Grimmer, CEO of Plum Organics
George Flores, Program Manager of Community Health at California Endowment
Julie Guthman, Author of Weighing In: Obesity, Food Justice, and the Limits of Capitalism
Cindy Zedeck, Program Director at Lucile Packard Childrens Hospital's Pediatric Weight Control Program
Nicole Guthrie, Nutritionist and Research Analyst at HopeLab

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