World Obesity Day information and resources

World Obesity Day takes place today, 4 March 2021. Share the World Obesity Federation and partner organisation fact sheet on obesity. ASO members understand that the root cause of obesity is multifactorial and requires a complex systems approach. The European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO) and the European Coalition for People Living with Obesity (ECPO) have … Continued

World Obesity Day and the global response to COVID-19   

ASO is proud to support World Obesity Day: Obesity and the response to COVID-19. Read the Global Obesity Forum Declaration. The Declaration is inspired by calls from the World Health Organization, the United Nations, and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development to ‘build back better’ from COVID-19, to improve the health of people and the … Continued

New ASO grant: remote and digital weight management services

The Association for the Study of Obesity is happy to announce a call for new research or to enhance ongoing research evaluating remote and digital weight management services. The research is expected to lead to new knowledge or innovations that make a difference to the lives of people living with obesity. We have secured a … Continued

European Obesity Policy Conference – 4 March

The European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO) and The European Coalition for People Living with Obesity (ECPO) are organising the annual European Obesity Policy Conference which will be held online on Thursday, 4 March 2021. This is a high-level conference on the European obesity epidemic and the crucial role and impact of prevention … Continued

ECO2021 Online

EASO’s 28th annual European Congress on Obesity, #ECO2021, will be held online from 10-13 May 2021. ECO2021 will be co-hosted by SEEDO, the Spanish Association for the Study of Obesity, and EASO is very grateful to Spanish colleagues who have been instrumental in developing the interactive 2021 programme, originally due to take place in Malaga. … Continued

UKCO 2021 in Belfast cancelled

Due to the ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have made the difficult decision to cancel our UK Congress on Obesity scheduled to be held in Belfast this September. We are currently considering alternatives and will update you on plans as soon as possible. We are very grateful for the support and understanding of … Continued

Network and share with us online

Our new Slack workspace for ASO members and networks provides a platform for discussion, collaboration and exchange between members. We invite you to join and strengthen our community online! We are hoping that members can use Slack to network, find collaborators, advertise their research and local meetings and share knowledge and know-how with the ASO … Continued