ASO membership is open to anyone working or studying in the field of obesity.
- Reduced delegate fees at ASO conferences and events
- Free attendance at most ASO Network events
Registration is open - Pre-registration closes August 24th
6 September - 7 September, 2018 Newcastle University - Armstrong Building
Registration is open. Congress Theme - Preconception to Pension: Obesity through the life course. View the Programme Registration is
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28 April - 1 May, 2019 Scottish Event Campus Glasgow. Scotland. UK
The 26th European Congress on Obesity will take place in Glasgow from April 28th - 1st May 2019. Save the date in your diary.
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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.
This free education event is aimed at GP’s and practice nurses and allied health professionals who manage chronic diseases, such as Type
Attending this event will earn you 4 SCOPE Points which can be used towards SCOPE certification. Join us at the 5th UK Congress on Obesity
Registration for UKCO2018 is open Pre-registration closes Friday August 24th UKCO2018 Registration Rates Two days: 6th-7th
The UKCO organisers have secured 5 places for this event. If you wish to take part you will need to let us know by Monday July 2nd (12pm).
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.
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