The Canadian Nutrition Society (CNS) 2024 Annual Conference

Sponsored Satellite Program Opportunities

Edmonton, Alberta
May 2-4, 2024

The Canadian Nutrition Society (CNS) delivers nutrition science and education through a variety of initiatives, including its Annual Conference.  All CNS education programming is reviewed and approved by respective CNS committees. As with all sector stakeholders, CNS considers and values industry partner engagement, including during its Annual Conference, while being committed to maintaining responsible and transparent processes with respect to support received from partners/sponsors.

The CNS Sponsored Satellite Program provides education opportunities for external groups, such as industry, commodity groups, or other relevant stakeholders, to showcase research findings and engage in dialogue with a dedicated nutrition science and practice community.

Sponsored Satellite Programs are considered part of the official CNS Annual Conference program but clearly labelled as organized with sponsors. CNS does not endorse the content presented or their proceedings, publications, etc. CNS also clearly states during all education sessions that the views expressed by speakers are those of the speaker or third-party and not necessarily of CNS.

All conference session proposals, including proposals for Satellite Sponsored Sessions, are reviewed by CNS based on the following criteria:

CNS reserves the right to accept, reject or condition acceptance, based on CNS’s sole discretion, for any reason, which need not be disclosed to the applicant.

All sessions must adhere to the CNS Guidelines for Conference Sponsored Satellite Sessions and with the CNS Commitment to working with industry partners and sponsors.

Once the application for a Sponsored Satellite Session has been approved by CNS, the event title, speakers and content may not change without CNS approval.

Sponsored Satellite Session Application

Submitting a Satellite Session Proposal: Individuals interested in submitting a proposal for a hosted Sponsored Satellite Session must do so via the online CNS Conference Proposal submission portal. Each proposal will require:

Note that submission of a session proposal does not constitute approval/acceptance of your satellite sponsored session. Individuals will be notified of the outcome of their proposal by approximately December 15, 2023. Note that CNS may reach out with questions during the review period.

Sponsored Satellite Session Content

Key Dates

Sponsored Satellite Sessions schedule:

The following time slots have been identified for possible Sponsored Satellite Sessions. The actual placement and time allotment will be determined when establishing the overall program.  The ideal time slots have been identified during meal time periods. Program space is limited. CNS reserves the right to adjust Sponsored Satellite Session times to accommodate the overall conference program schedule.

Date *
Time *
Friday, May 3, 2024  7:30am -  8:30am MT
Friday, May 3, 2024 12:30pm- 1:30pm MT
Saturday, May 4, 2024  7:30am -  8:30am MT
Saturday, May 4, 2024 12:40pm - 1:40pm MT
* Time slots are estimates and subject to change as the final progrm is developed.

Session inclusions/exclusions:

The Sponsored Satellite Session Fee Includes:
The Sponsored Satellite Session Fee does NOT include:

Sponsored Satellite Sessions may include the sponsor logo as the host/organizer of the event. Use and placement of the sponsor logo must be approved by CNS. No product/brand promotion is allowed on promotional materials, educational materials or verbal/print mention during the session presentations unless reviewed and approved by CNS.

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Function Space

Audio Visual

Food and Beverage


Use of Society's name or logo

Marketing of program by satellite organizers