UKCO2018 – Updated programme with member symposia added

UKCO2018 received a number of high quality member-led symposia of which three were selected. Congratulations to the ASO members who had their symposia accepted by the programme committee. Dr Bai Li, University of Birmingham – Are ‘systems’ and ‘evidence-based/programme-focused’ approaches contradictory or complementary in obesity prevention, and how shall we move forward? Dr Laura McGowan, Queen’s … Continued

ASO East of England Network Meeting – Digital Solutions to Weight Management

Registration is now open – register early as places are limited. The meeting takes place on Tuesday 26th of June at Homerton College in Cambridge. ASO East of England Network Meeting Digital Solutions to Weight Management Homerton College, Hills Rd, Cambridge CB2 8PH Confirmed Speakers Dr Katherine Bradbury, University of Southampton Dr Cristiana Duarte, University … Continued

UKCO2018 – Member-led Symposia deadline April 6th.

The UKCO organising committee are 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 you are interested in submitting a symposium, please download and read the Symposia Proposal … Continued

Event dates for your diaries

April and May are busy months and to help plan your diaries we have listed a number of conferences and events that may be of interest to ASO members and colleagues. View our events listing below. April 2018 Gulf Obesity Summit and Regional Congress April 19-20, 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE Organised by World Obesity Federation … Continued

UKCO2018 – Great North Run, Sunday 9th September

The Great North Run takes place straight after the UKCO Congress on Sunday 9th of September. ASO are pleased to announce that they have secured 5 places for this prestigious event which will be offered to UKCO delegates on a first come-first serve basis. If you are interested in taking part in this event and raising money for the ASO, … Continued

Abstract Submission open – UKCO2018, 5th UK Congress on Obesity

The ASO are pleased to invite you to be a part of the programme by submitting abstracts for poster and oral presentation at UKCO2018. The deadline for abstract submission is Friday 8th June, 2018. All accepted abstract to be published in the International Journal of Obesity Supplements. Further details on abstract submission View the UKCO Programme

EMBMI/ASO Midlands Regional Group Obesity Symposium – Registration open

This is a joint meeting of the ASO Midlands Regional Group & 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 … Continued