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CANFIT’s Arnell Hinkle Speaking at Slow Food Conference on Sept 24th!

Slow Food San Francisco Childhood Obesity Bay Area Conference

September 24th, 2011
10:00am - 4:30pm

Slow Food San Francisco’s first annual “Childhood Obesity Bay Area: Boots on the Ground” conference will be held on Saturday, September 24th at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco. We have a fantastic line up of speakers, and the all day conference will allow people working in different fields of health and wellness to connect and collaborate on this issue.

The day will include a keynote address from David Kessler, MD., speaker presentations, focused break out sessions, lunch, a slam poetry performance, and a reception. We will also have local organizations, county representatives, and local health based businesses there to exhibit their work.

Our speaker lists includes:

  • David Kessler, M.D. - Former commissioner of the FDA, Author of “The End of Overeating”
  • Chynna Bantug, M.D. - Chief of Pediatrics at Kaiser Permanente, San Jose
  • Lena Brook - SF Bay Area Physicians for Social Responsibility and SF School Food Coalition
  • Kyle Cornforth - The Edible Schoolyard in Berkeley
  • Cindy Gershen - Contra Costa County Wellness City Challenge
  • Arnell Hinkle - CANFIT (Community, Adolescents, Nutrition, Fitness)
  • Paula Jones - San Francisco Department of Public Health, SF Food Systems, Shape up SF
  • Rebecca Prager - Berkeley Youth Alternatives

Registration is up on the Slow Food San Francisco website

For more information, please contact Laura at: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).


CANFIT’s Arnell Hinkle Speaking at Slow Food Conference on Sept 24th!


August 22 2011


Commonwealth Club in San Francisco


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