ASO membership is open to anyone working or studying in the field of obesity.
- Reduced delegate fees at ASO conferences and training events
- Free attendance at most ASO regional events
2018 ASO COMs Meeting
23 April - 23 April, 2018 University of Liverpool in London, 33 Finsbury Square, London, EC2A 1AG
The next ASO COM's Meeting will take place on 23rd April at the University of Liverpool, London Campus. To attend this meeting you will need
North West Regional Meeting in association with N8 AgriFood - registration open!
10 May - 10 May, 2018 The Brain Charity, Norton Street, Liverpool, L3 8LR
Food Poverty, Mental Health and Obesity: Understanding the interplay to tackle health inequalities Thursday 10th May 2018 The Brain
EMBMI/ASO Midlands Regional Group Obesity Symposium
15 May - Edgbaston Cricket Ground Conference Centre, Birmingham, B5 7QU
This is a joint meeting of the East Midlands Bariatric and Metabolic Institute (EMBMI) and the ASO Midlands Regional Group.
Abstract Submission is open!
6 September - 7 September, 2018 Newcastle University - Armstrong Building
Abstract submission and registration are open. Congress Theme - Preconception to Pension: Obesity through the life course. View the
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12 September - 13 September, 2019 Leeds University
The 6th UK Congress on Obesity will take place at Leeds University on 12th - 13th September 2019. Save the date in your diary.
April and May are busy months and to help plan your diaries we have listed a number of conferences and events that may be of interest to ASO
Food Poverty, Mental Health and Obesity: Understanding the interplay to tackle health inequalities Thursday 10th May 2018. Venue: The
The Great North Run takes place straight after the UKCO Congress on Sunday 9th of September. ASO are pleased to announce that they have
The ASO are pleased to invite you to be a part of the programme by submitting abstracts for poster and oral presentation at UKCO2018. The
Message from the ASO Chair
I first became a member of the Association for the Study of Obesity when I was a PhD student, more than 20 years ago now. I recall attending my first ASO conference at the Institute of Child Health in London and having the opportunity to listen to, and learn from, some of the leading obesity researchers in the UK. I found the whole experience very exciting, although as a research student struggling to remain focused on studying obesity and cardiovascular disease I frequently left ASO conferences wishing I was researching some other aspect of obesity that had been made to sound more interesting than my own work. ASO conference attendance and the opportunity this provides to network with other delegates has always been the main highlight of my academic year, and I’m confident that ASO will continue to provide very high quality educational meetings for its members and non-members.
This is now my second term as an ASO Trustee, my first being the period…
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