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Weight of the Nation, Moving Forward, Reversing the Trend, Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington DC, May 7-9, 2012

Register Early for the CDC Weight of the Nation™ 2012 Conference

WON 2012 will take place May 7 - 9, 2012 in Washington, D.C. Registration and housing are now open. Register early and save!

2012 Awards Dinner
Attend the Awards Dinner on Tuesday, May 8 from 5:30-7:30 pm. The WON Awards will be presented to select organizations and individuals for Innovation in the Use of Policy, System and Environmental Approaches to Advance Obesity Prevention and Control.

The awards will showcase and recognize achievements in innovative practices with broad reach and potential for high impact on population-level health outcomes.

Don't miss this important national forum for highlighting policy, system and environmental approaches and solutions that show promise for improving nutrition and physical activity, and preventing obesity.

During WON 2012, gather together with opinion leaders and policy makers, public health practitioners, media and social marketing experts, and researchers. Benefits of attending include:

  • Learning of new trends and best practices
  • Networking with a broad spectrum of practitioners
  • Hearing from stakeholders and opinion leaders
  • Find new resources


Register at: www.weightofthenation.org by March 15 to avoid late registration fees.


The theme for WON 2012 is Moving Forward, Reversing the Trend. Presentations will emphasize how communities, early care and education, medical care, workplaces, states, territories and tribes, and schools can be game changers by improving healthy eating and increasing active living for all Americans. Click here for more information.


Lodging is available at conference rates at the Omni Shoreham Hotel. Reserve your hotel room with conference code Weight of the Nation 2012 by Wednesday, April 4, 2012 to secure the discounted Group Rate*. Click here for complete information.

*Group Rate based on availability.