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The Obesity Society’s Annual Scientific Meeting has grown to be one of the world’s largest gatherings of obesity professionals at all stages of their careers, including leading obesity scientists presenting cutting-edge research. The meeting brings together the leading players in the field of obesity from world-renowned speakers, researchers and clinicians to educators, advocates, policymakers and practitioners. And, it provides essential educational and networking opportunities and is a forum for increasing knowledge, stimulating research, and promoting better treatment for those affected by this disease.
ObesityWeek is the combined annual meeting of The Obesity Society (TOS) and the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). The preeminent annual scientific and educational conference covers the full scope of the obesity issue, from cutting edge basic science and clinical research to intervention and public policy discussions that can impact the quality of life for millions affected by obesity.
TOS call for Symposium Submissions was open from November 17, 2017 to January 2, 2018. There were opportunities to submit brief ideas or full-symposium proposals.
TOS Call for Abstracts will be open from April 6 to May 8, 2018. Apply here.
TOS Late-breaking Call for Abstracts will be open from July 20 to August 6, 2018.
Who Should Attend?
The session topics and presentations selected by the members of the Annual Scientific Meeting Program Committee are intended to meet the needs of researchers and healthcare professionals who want to be updated on advances in the prevention, treatment, causes, and health consequences of obesity. This includes basic and clinical research scientists, physicians (general medicine, internal medicine, family medicine, endocrinology, surgery, pediatrics, psychiatry), dietitians, psychologists, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, rehabilitation/exercise therapists, physical/occupational therapists, clinicians, nutritionists, trainees, students, social workers, policy makers and administrators with an interest in adult and childhood obesity and other allied health professionals.
Future ObesityWeek Meetings
Las Vegas, NV Nov 3 – Nov 7, 2019
Atlanta, GA Nov 2 – Nov 6, 2020
Dallas, TX Nov 1 – Nov 5, 2021
San Diego, CA Oct 31 – Nov 4, 2022
Las Vegas, NV Nov 5 – Nov 9, 2023
San Antonio, TX Nov 4 – Nov 8, 2024
Washington, DC Nov 2 – Nov 6, 2025