North East Obesity Forum meeting announced!

Tackling the food swamp from a community, third sector and council approach Confirmed Speakers Community First West End – A group of local people that live, work or just have a passion for improving health and social issues in the West End of Newcastle. “Citizen leadership in improving the health of our community” Steph Downey … Continued

Latest on UKCO: ASO awards & member-led symposia

Member-Led Symposia at UKCO The UKCO organising committee are now welcoming suggestions from ASO members for symposia.  Symposia sessions are 1.5 hours long and the use of time and the number of contributors are flexible within the 1.5-hour time slot. If you are an ASO member and wish to be a part of the programme, please … Continued

Yorkshire Regional Meeting announced!

Join us at the University of Leeds on Monday April 10th to discuss the Psychobiology of Food Craving and Binge Eating.  Attendance is free but you will need to register your participation. Register for this event        View the full programme Chair: Pinki Sahota (Professor in Nutrition and Childhood Obesity, Leeds Beckett University) … Continued

ASO Midlands regional group & EMBMI meeting announcement

This is a joint meeting of the East Midlands Bariatric and Metabolic Institute (EMBMI) and the Association for Study of Obesity (ASO) Midlands ​Regional Group. 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, … Continued

ASO Awards and Member-Led Symposia at UKCO2017

The UKCO organising committee are now welcoming suggestions from ASO members for symposia.  Symposia sessions are 1.5 hours long and the use of time and the number of contributors are flexible within the 1.5-hour time slot. If you are an ASO member and wish to be a part of the programme, please download a copy … Continued

Missed the North-East Obesity Forum meeting on Weight Loss Surgery?

If you were not able to attend the Weight Loss Surgery meeting held last month you can read the meeting report below. Weight Loss Surgery Wednesday 19th October 2016 – Gateshead Civic Centre View the Meeting report and abstracts Dr Yitka Graham – Senior Lecturer in Public Health, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Sunderland and Researcher … Continued

UKCO2016 Programme Highlights: Roundtable Discussion

How can researchers, practitioners and policy makers influence and best work with industry? Join us for this Roundtable Discussion that takes place on Monday afternoon September 19th at the 3rd UK Congress on Obesity. Registration closes on Wednesday September 7th. Chair: Professor Simon Langley-Evans Participants Christopher Snowden (Spectator & Institute for Economic Affairs), Prof Ian Macdonald, (University … Continued

ASO Regional Group – North East Obesity Forum announce their next meeting

The next North East Obesity Forum meeting covering the topic of Weight Loss Surgery takes place on Wednesday 19th October 2016, 4.30-6.30pm at Gateshead Civic Centre.   Speakers and topic titles include: Dr Yitka Graham – Senior Lecturer in Public Health, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Sunderland and Researcher in the Department of General Surgery at … Continued

SCOPE Accredited Clinical Symposium at UKCO2016

The UKCO organisers are pleased to announce the SCOPE accredited Clinical Symposium which will take place at UKCO2016 on Tuesday 20th from 13.15 to 14.45. Attending this Symposium will earn you 1.5 SCOPE Points which can be used towards SCOPE certification. The symposium is sponsored by Cambridge Weight Plan. Programme Details Very brief GP opportunistic … Continued