2018 Meeting

Tuesday 15th May

Edgbaston Cricket Ground, Birmingham, B5 7QU

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This is a joint meeting of the Association for Study of Obesity (ASO) Midlands Network & East Midlands Bariatric and Metabolic Institute (EMBMI).

The symposium has a number of nationally renowned speakers who are all recognised experts in their field. The talks will cover the latest research into obesity, obesity management, referral pathways, benefits of treatment and how patients can be best managed within the new commissioning framework.

The meeting is open to anyone with an interest in obesity, whether they are researchers, clinicians, GP's, practice nurses, allied health professionals, local authority, public health, commissioners of obesity services, or academics.

Session Timetable

  • Afternoon Session (1.50 - 5.40 pm)
  • Conference Buffet Dinner (5.40 - 6.30 pm) The conference buffet dinner is free for conference delegates and will be held in the same venue immediately before the evening session.
  • Evening Session (6.30 - 7.55 pm)

NOTE: When registering for the event there are three ticket options for the above sessions, please select ALL that apply. (Registration closes May 8th - register early as places are limited). Register here

 

Past Meetings

EMBMI/ASO Midlands Network Obesity Symposium - May 2017, University of Derby

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A joint meeting of the East Midlands Bariatric and Metabolic Institute (EMBMI) and the Association for Study of Obesity (ASO) Midlands ​Network. The symposium had a number of nationally renowned speakers who are all recognised experts in their field. The talks covered the latest research into obesity, obesity management, referral pathways, benefits of treatment and how patients can be best managed within the new commissioning framework.

 

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The ASO Midlands Network and the East Midlands Bariatric & Metabolic Institute (EMBMI) aim to promote interaction and opportunities for shared learning among all those with an interest in preventing obesity and its health and social consequences. Our vision is to bring together those working in the health, local authority and academic sectors across the region to share and discuss obesity research and practice.

The Midlands Network plan to hold meetings on at least an annual basis. Attendance at these meeting is open to anyone with an interest in obesity, and may be of particular interest to those working in health services, local authority, public health, commissioners of obesity services, and academics.

The Midlands Network committee includes:

  • Dr David Hughes, Royal Derby Hospital. (ASO Trustee)
  • Dr Abd Tahrani, University of Birmingham. (ASO Trustee)
  • Mr Sherif Awad, Royal Derby Hospital. (EMBMI Lead)

 

 

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