The ASO is 50 years old !

Join us at the 4th UK Congress on Obesity (UKCO2017) and help us celebrate ASO’s 50th Anniversary. UKCO2017 takes place at the University of South Wales on Thursday 7th and Friday 8th of September.  A celebration dinner takes place on the Thursday evening. We hope to see you there.   Register for UKCO2017. Pre-registration deadline – Friday 25th August  … Continued

Book your place at UKCO2017 – Early Rate Registration Closes July 14th!

The early registration deadline is this Friday July 14th – so book your place now and save. Registration is now open. Early registration deadline – Friday 14th July View the UKCO2017 Programme Overview (Updated July 5th) View the Full Programme (Updated July 5th) Are you an Early Career Researcher? Find out about the workshop that takes place before UKCO on 6th September Workshop … Continued

UKCO2017 Programme and Registration

View the latest UKCO Programme which now includes oral presentations selected from submitted abstracts. Don’t forget to register before the early registration deadline of Friday July 14th!   UKCO2017 – Thursday 7th & Friday 8th September View the UKCO2017 Programme Overview (Updated July 5th) View the Full Programme (Updated July 5th) Registration is now open. Early registration deadline – Friday 14th … Continued

World Obesity welcomes new chief executive

The World Obesity Federation is pleased to announce the appointment of Johanna Ralston as Chief Executive starting in August.  Johanna has spent close to two decades working in global NCDs, most recently as CEO of the World Heart Federation and Vice Chair of the NCD Alliance, and spent 11 years as VP Global Strategies at … Continued

A Guide to Delivering and Commissioning Tier 2 Adult Weight Management Services

Public Health England has published A Guide to Delivering and Commissioning Tier 2 Adult Weight Management Services, to help local authorities, clinical commissioning groups and providers plan and deliver weight management services. The guide includes information and resources around making the case, the design and delivery of the service – including how to incorporate behaviour … Continued

Event: Improving health through weight management – London June 22nd

This event chaired by Professors Rachel Batterham and John Wass takes place in London on Thursday afternoon, June 22nd. See details and the full programme below..   IMPROVING HEALTH THROUGH WEIGHT MANAGEMENT 22ND JUNE 2017 13:00 – 17:00 Venue: 41 Portland Place, London W1B 1QH PROGRAMME Chairs: Professors John Wass and Rachel Batterham 14:00 – 14:20 … Continued

UKCO2017 – Abstract submission closes Wednesday June 14th

The Association for the Study of Obesity invites you to be a part of the UKCO2017 Programme by submitting abstracts for oral and poster presentations. Why should you submit an abstract to UKCO2017? Get feedback on your research from UK obesity researchers prior to publication A great, friendly forum for first time presenters to present their data … Continued

Two weeks before abstract submission closes for UKCO2017!

The Association for the Study of Obesity invites you to be a part of the UKCO2017 Programme by submitting abstracts for oral and poster presentations. Why should you submit an abstract to UKCO2017? Get feedback on your research from UK obesity researchers prior to publication A great, friendly forum for first time presenters to present their data … Continued

Still time to register! Norfolk Obesity Network & Eastern Region ASO Meeting

Obesity and Psychology; environment, appetite & behavioural control. How can we address these areas in clinical practice?   Draft Programme 14.50    Registration and Coffee Chair      Dr Carly Hughes and Sharon Thompson, Obesity Specialist Nurse Practitioner  15.00     Obesity and Psychology; environment, appetite, & behavioural control Professor Jason Halford, University of Liverpool  15.30     Inhibitory Control Training as … Continued