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The obesity epidemic: Discussing the global health crisis: 18th – 20th April 2017

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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.


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Invited speakers and their talks Include:

Talk TitlesSpeakerAffiliationCountry
Genetics and lifestyle factors in obesityDr. Shafqat AhmadHarvard University
United States
A Positive Psychological Approach to weight lossDr. Sharon RobertsonUniversity of Adelaide
Australia
Plant Based Diets, Obesity, and Health BeneftisDr. Catherine ChristieUniversity of North FloridaUnited States
Challenging bariatric care practices and fat stigma in ICUDr. Caz HalesVictoria University of WellingtonNew Zealand
A piece of string to assess
waist-to-height ratio as a simple signposting tool for early health risk in
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Dr. Margaret AshwellAshwell AssociatesUnited Kingdom
Role of Adenovirus 36 in the Global Obesity EpidemicDr Richard L. AtkinsonVirginia Commonwealth UniversityUnited States
Commodotech' Profits Verses Human & Environmental Health' - Enough Biology - Time for Political Action on Global 'Obesity' Crisis SolutionsDr. Anne-Thea McGillMassey UniversityAustralia
Deliberate Weight Loss in Obese
Pregnant Women: Beneficial or Risky?
Dr. Anne M. DavisUniversity of New HavenUnited States
Is obesity a risk factor for kidney disease?Assistant Professor Shankar MunusamyQatar UniversityQatar
Behavioural Susceptibility to the 'obesogenc environment': gene-environment interactions in the obesity epidemicAndrea Smith University College LondonUnited Kingdom
Understanding Obesity among young MalesProfessor Virginia Gil-RivasUniversity of North Carolina at CharlotteUnited States
Lifestyle Interventions, Obesity & Endometrial CancerDr. Dimitrios A. KoutoukidisUCL Institute for Women??s HealthUnited Kingdom
Mg2+-deficiency increases cortisol production in liver cells: Cross-talk between Inflammation and Hormonal DysmetabolismProfessor Andrea RomaniCase Western Reserve UniversityUnited States
What is the impact and what is its
relation to obesity and obesity
management.
Dr Ellen GoversVU University AmsterdamNetherlands
The (potential) unexpected benefits of sun exposure for obesity controlDr. Shelley GormanTelethon Kids InstituteAustralia
An evidence based strategy for preventing obesity and type 2 diabetes Professor Graham MacGregorQueen Mary University of LondonUnited Kingdom
Adiposity, Cognition and Dementia. The Fat Stops HereProfessor Deborah GustafsonSUNY Downstate Medical Center
United States
Lifestyle Interventions, Obesity & Endometrial CancerDr. Dimitrios KoutoukidisUniversity College LondonUnited 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 tooJane DeVille-AlmondBritish Obesity SocietyUnited Kingdom
Dieting contributing to the obesity epidemic?Professor Abdul G DullooUniversity of FribourgSwitzerland
Evidence-Based Pediatric Weight Management Guidelines: What works, How, for whom, and under what conditionsDr. Jane ZieglerAssociate Program Director Graduate Programs in Clinical Nutrition, Rutgers Biomedical and Health SciencesUnited States
The impact of obesity on medical
imaging: DXA and projection
radiography
Dr. Karen KnappUniversity of Exeter Medical SchoolUnited Kingdom
Evidence-Based Pediatric Weight Management Guidelines: What works, How, for whom, and under what conditionsProfessor James Scott Parrott

Associate Professor Rutgers UniversityUnited 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.


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Deadlines:

EARLY REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 5th April 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.

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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

MemberAffiliationCountry
Professor G. William Wong, Ph.DThe Johns Hopkins University United States
Dr Philipp C. NettBern University Hospital and University of BernSwitzerland
Professor Daniel SteinTel Hashomer, Sackler Faculty of MedicineIsrael
Lesley GrayUniversity of OtagoNew Zealand
Professor David HaslamWatton Place ClinicUnited Kingdom
Dr Jose Eduardo CorrenteSão Paulo State University UNESPBrazil
Professor Signe Sørensen TorekovUniversity of CopenhagenDenmark
Miguel Ángel Rojo TiradoTechnical University of MadridSpain
Professor Fary CachelinUniversity of North Carolina at CharlotteUnited States
Dr Geraldine McLeodUniversity of OtagoNew Zealand
Dr Lixin LiCentral Michigan UniversityUnited States
Dr Hayley C FurlongMcMaster UniversityCanada
Dr Niketa A. PatelUniversity of South FloridaUnited States
Dr Ebaa Al-OzairiKuwait UniversityKuwait
Dr Miroslawa Ferens-SieczkowskaWroclaw Medical UniversityPoland


This is an International Life Science Community Internet event

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has CPD accreditation


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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

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