Congratulations to our Award Winners from UCKO2017!

Best Oral Abstract  Post-surgical cliff after bariatric surgery: Accounts of patients and their health care practitioners. Sandra Jumbe, Queen Mary University of London. Best Poster Abstract Association between type of grandparent care and childhood obesity – baseline data from the Chirpy Dragon trial. Bai Li, University of Birmingham. Best Practice Award The Bariatric Consultancy providing 4 healthy weight … Continued

Upcoming ASO Regional Events.

There are three regional meetings taking place in October.  These events are free to attend but you must register as places are limited. See below for further details.   Yorkshire Regional Meeting: The Use of Technology in Addressing Obesity (October 12th) View the full programme and find out more   Obesity Training Day  – Norfolk Obesity … Continued

Hurry! Last chance to pre-register for UKCO2017.

Pre-registration for UKCO2017 closes today Friday August 25th at midnight. Day rates are available if you cannot join us for both days. Please see the registration rates below and register online now.   Registration Rates Standard Rate  Day Rates All registration payments to be received by Friday 25 August Thursday            Friday ASO Member £280 £200                  … Continued

Pre-conference workshops at UKCO2017 – Wednesday 6th.

A workshop and symposium will take place before UKCO on Wednesday afternoon 6th September followed by a drinks reception organised by the Welsh Obesity Society and the University of South Wales. Behaviour Change Workshop organised by Welsh Obesity Society and University of South Wales. View the Programme Metabolic Syndrome Symposium organised by the Welsh Obesity Society. View the Programme How … Continued

UKCO2017 is now a SCOPE Accredited event!

Attending UKCO2017 will now earn you 4 SCOPE points which can be used towards your SCOPE certification. Online registration closes on Friday 25th of August. Find out more on the UKCO2017 Event Page

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