COVID-19 and obesity: A public health perspective

Webinar, 18:00-19:30, 30 July 2020.

The webinar recording is now available on new ASO YouTube channel!

Please note the first two webinars are available to watch to non-members for a limited time only.


Webinar recordings will be available soon.

Confirmed speakers and panelists include:

  • Barbara Crowther (School Food Campaign)
  • Jamie Blackshaw (PHE)
  • Louisa Ells (Leeds Beckett University)
  • Paul Niblett (PHE)
  • Susan Jebb (University of Oxford)
  • Ken Clare (ASO, Obesity UK and ECPO)
  • Harry Rutter (University of Bath)

The programme will include speaker presentations and a panel discussion about short and long-term priorities for action reflecting on the imminent government announcement.

View full programme here.

On the 30th July you will be able to access the webinar by logging in using the same link or by clicking here.

If you have previously registered for an ASO webinar within this series then your account will already be created and will be able to just login on the day.

This webinar has been accredited with 0.5 SCOPE Points, which count towards SCOPE Certification. SCOPE Certification is conferred by the World Obesity Federation and is the internationally recognised standard of excellence in obesity management. SCOPE Certification is awarded to health professionals with obesity management experience who have earned 12 SCOPE points. To receive your points you must have filled out the post event feedback survey. If you did not receive this please email [email protected] and request a copy.

Novo Nordisk has provided sponsorship to the Association for the Study of Obesity (ASO) to fund all costs for the development of this webinar, including creation, organisation, production and administration. Novo Nordisk has had no influence on the content and full editorial control remains the sole responsibility of ASO. None of the speakers have received a fee for their participation in this webinar, and ASO has been fully responsible for engaging with the participants.