Abstract submission has now closed - thank you for submitting an abstract to UKCO2018

Poster Presentation Guidelines // Oral Presentation Guidelines 

ASO Position Paper on Weight Bias & Stigma


Abstract Journal Publication

The programme committee are pleased to announce that all accepted abstracts for UKCO2018 will be published in a supplementary copy of the International Journal of Obesity (IJO).   Impact Factor. View the editors.

ASO Awards

The ASO are pleased to announce four awards offered at the UKCO congress.

  1. 'New to Research' Best Abstract Award - Eligible to abstract submitters who are 'new to research'. (ASO members only)
  2. Best Poster Award - All poster presentations will be eligible for this award.
  3. Best Practice Award - For non-research members, including clinicians and those working in public health. (ASO members only).
  4. Best Abstract in Public Health Award - sponsored by Fuse  

To find out more about these awards  - eligibility, criteria and award deadlines please view the Awards Page.

Are you an Early Career Researcher? 

Then you may be interested in attending the Early Career Researcher workshop that takes place before UKCO on Wednesday 5th September. Find out more about this workshop and how to apply.

Submission Instructions

Only online submissions submitted via this site will be accepted. You may need to register your details before submitting an abstract. Please view the Abstract Submission Instructions and the sample abstract template before submitting an abstract.

Please also read the ASO Position Paper on Weight Bias and Stigma before submitting. A draft programme is now available to assist with your abstract submission.

Once you have submitted your abstract, you will receive an email acknowledgement to confirm that your abstract has been received. Please check your junk or spam folders. If you have any queries regarding abstract submission please contact the ASO office.