Obesity Week 2018

Music City Convention Center; Nashville, Tennessee, USA

November 11-15, 2018


Obesity Week is an interdisciplinary international event which focuses on the science, clinical application, surgical intervention and prevention of obesity.  It combines both the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) and The Obesity Society (TOS) annual meetings, bringing together world-renowned experts in obesity.  The focus of the conference this year will be the heart, the cardiac component of obesity.

ObesityWeek programming includes:

  • Pre-conference courses
  • Oral abstract, video and poster presentations
  • Interdisciplinary research, education sessions and policy programming
  • Hands-on skills labs
  • Shared keynote speakers
  • Industry-sponsored symposia
  • Scientific Sessions of both TOS and ASMBS
  • Policy and public health discussions
  • Co-sponsored programming and networking events
  • Industry-sponsored symposia

Students attending the conference will have the opportunity to interact with scientists, clinicians and professionals across a range of specialty areas and career stages.

For abstract submission details, visit https://obesityweek.com/abstract-information/

And for registration, visit https://obesityweek.com/registration/

For general information, visit https://obesityweek.com/

Obesity Canada Student Travel Award Information & Application Instructions

Obesity Canada is pleased to offer up to three travel awards to students (undergraduate, masters and PhD students) who have an obesity-related abstract accepted for presentation at the conference.  

The purpose of the Student Travel Award is to help students travel to The Obesity Week 2018 conference in Nashville, Tennessee, November 11-15, 2018. This program does not support travel expenses for lab exchange travel. Approximately three (3) students will receive up to $1000.00 Canadian dollars each to support their travel to this conference. To be eligible, applicants must have an obesity-related abstract accepted for presentation at the conference. Successful applicants will also help represent Obesity Canada with an exhibit booth at the conference.  Further information about this award will be provided to all applicants in the notification of application receipt

It is our great pleasure to announce the successful student travel award winners:
  • Matthew Nelder
  • Stephanie Nishi
  • Zhila Semnami-Azad