This event is a live streamed only, three day professional conference discussing Obesity. We have gathered together invited speakers from around the world, who you might not otherwise have access to.
Bringing together health professionals and scientists to discuss methods to understand and combat the rising incidence of obesity.
Event Description: Rising rates of obesity are a major public health challenge for the 21st century and with childhood incidence reaching record highs, this epidemic shows no sign of slowing. This event will look at lifestyle, nutritional, genetic and psychosocial factors contributing to the development of obesity as well as strategies to prevent and manage it, from primary care to surgical and lifestyle interventions.
Invited speakers and their talks Include:
|Genetics and lifestyle factors in obesity||Dr. Shafqat Ahmad||Harvard University ||United States|
|A Positive Psychological Approach to weight loss||Dr. Sharon Robertson||University of Adelaide||Australia|
|Plant Based Diets, Obesity, and Health Beneftis||Dr. Catherine Christie||University of North Florida||United States|
|Challenging bariatric care practices and fat stigma in ICU||Dr. Caz Hales||Victoria University of Wellington||New Zealand|
|A piece of string to assess|
waist-to-height ratio as a simple signposting tool for early health risk in
children" to The obesity epidemic: Discussing the global health crisis
|Dr. Margaret Ashwell||Ashwell Associates||United Kingdom|
|Role of Adenovirus 36 in the Global Obesity Epidemic||Dr Richard L. Atkinson||Virginia Commonwealth University||United States|
|Post truth, Pseudoscience & ‘Commodotech’ or Good Science For ‘Obesity-Related’ Health?||Dr. Anne-Thea McGill||Massey University||Australia|
|Deliberate Weight Loss in Obese|
Pregnant Women: Beneficial or Risky?
|Dr. Anne M. Davis||University of New Haven||United States|
|Is obesity a risk factor for kidney disease?||Assistant Professor Shankar Munusamy||Qatar University||Qatar|
|Behavioural Susceptibility to the 'obesogenc environment': gene-environment interactions in the obesity epidemic||Andrea Smith||University College London||United Kingdom|
|Understanding Obesity among young Males||Professor Virginia Gil-Rivas||University of North Carolina at Charlotte||United States|
|Lifestyle Interventions, Obesity & Endometrial Cancer||Dr. Dimitrios A. Koutoukidis||UCL Institute for Women??s Health||United Kingdom|
|Mg2+-deficiency increases cortisol production in liver cells: Cross-talk between Inflammation and Hormonal Dysmetabolism||Professor Andrea Romani||Case Western Reserve University||United States|
|What is the impact and what is its|
relation to obesity and obesity
|Dr Ellen Govers||VU University Amsterdam||Netherlands|
|The (potential) unexpected benefits of sun exposure for obesity control||Dr. Shelley Gorman||Telethon Kids Institute||Australia|
|An evidence based strategy for preventing obesity and type 2 diabetes||Professor Graham MacGregor||Queen Mary University of London||United Kingdom|
|Adiposity, Cognition and Dementia. The Fat Stops Here||Professor Deborah Gustafson||SUNY Downstate Medical Center||United States
|Lifestyle Interventions, Obesity & Endometrial Cancer||Dr. Dimitrios Koutoukidis||University College London||United Kingdom|
|The involvement of the gut microbiota in obesity and metabolic syndrome. From evidence-based medicine to transnational personalized approach.|| Dr. Daria Kashtanova||Scientific worker, PhD student National Research Center for Preventive Medicine of the Ministry of Healthcare of the Russian Federation, Russian Gerontology Clinical Research Center||Russia|
|Men need help too||Jane DeVille-Almond||British Obesity Society||United Kingdom|
|Dieting contributing to the obesity epidemic?||Professor Abdul G Dulloo||University of Fribourg||Switzerland|
|Evidence-Based Pediatric Weight Management Guidelines: What works, How, for whom, and under what conditions||Dr. Jane Ziegler||Associate Program Director Graduate Programs in Clinical Nutrition, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences||United States|
|The impact of obesity on medical|
imaging: DXA and projection
|Dr. Karen Knapp||University of Exeter Medical School||United Kingdom|
|Evidence-Based Pediatric Weight Management Guidelines: What works, How, for whom, and under what conditions||Professor James Scott Parrott||Associate Professor Rutgers University||United States|
After registration you will be connected to an online networking site where you will be able to have discussions with all participants of this event, before, during and after the meeting.
Who Should Attend: All those involved in the clinical care and management of obese patients, as well as research scientists, academics and pharmaceutical professionals with an interest in understanding the development of obesity and its treatment strategies.
EARLY REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 20th February 2017
ORAL ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 10th January 2017
POSTER SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 4th April 2017
The obesity epidemic has an open abstract session.
Abstracts can be submitted on any subject related to Obesity.
A Euroscicon live streamed event gives you access to a wider range of international speakers at a fraction of the cost of a real world event. Furthermore, you no longer have to worry about travel or accommodation expenses, or any arrangements you have which clash with our events.
Advisory Board Members
|Professor G. William Wong, Ph.D||The Johns Hopkins University||United States|
|Dr Philipp C. Nett||Bern University Hospital and University of Bern||Switzerland|
|Professor Daniel Stein||Tel Hashomer, Sackler Faculty of Medicine||Israel|
|Lesley Gray||University of Otago||New Zealand|
|Professor David Haslam||Watton Place Clinic||United Kingdom|
|Dr Jose Eduardo Corrente||São Paulo State University UNESP||Brazil|
|Professor Signe Sørensen Torekov||University of Copenhagen||Denmark|
|Miguel Ángel Rojo Tirado||Technical University of Madrid||Spain|
|Professor Fary Cachelin||University of North Carolina at Charlotte||United States|
|Dr Geraldine McLeod||University of Otago||New Zealand|
|Dr Lixin Li||Central Michigan University||United States|
|Dr Hayley C Furlong||McMaster University||Canada|
|Dr Niketa A. Patel||University of South Florida||United States|
|Dr Ebaa Al-Ozairi||Kuwait University||Kuwait|
|Dr Miroslawa Ferens-Sieczkowska||Wroclaw Medical University||Poland|
Why attend a Live Streamed Event
As Euroscicon are the first to run virtual Life Science conferences we thought you might be unfamiliar with the benefits of attending.
Please view these meetings as you would a usual conference, but with the following advantages
- Less travel time means more time for you at work and at home`
- Access the whole event from the comfort of your own home or office
- Registration Fees are much less than a “bricks and mortar” event
- No expenditure on hotels and sundries
- Connect with a larger and more global audience, many of whom may have not attended due to cost and travel constraints
- Catch up on missed talks in the evening or your free time
- No flight delays, passport control or security checks
- Juggle work demands with conference attendance
- Dip in and out of talks without being noticed
- No packing and unpacking and wondering whether your luggage will make it through to the other side
- Access all conference materials and audio online for 1 month after the event
- Easily locate conference attendees andarrange a conference call, rather than searching hotel lobbies for your clients
- Save hundreds of thousands of gallons of air fuel because of the aggregate efforts of attendees
FAQ about our Live Streamed Events
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