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Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing

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5th UK Congress on Obesity

6th September 2018, 08:30 to 7th September 2018, 16:00, Newcastle University

The Association for the Study of Obesity (ASO) is proud to announce the fifth UK
Congress on Obesity (UKCO) which takes place at Newcastle University on the
6-7th of September 2018

Programme now available // Abstract submission is open

UKCO theme “Preconception to Pension: Obesity through the Life Course”
Plenary Speakers & Symposia
• Dr João Breda, World Health Organisation Europe
• Professor Ashley Adamson, Newcastle University
• Professor Regine Steegers, Erasmus MC, The Netherlands
• Professor Annie Anderson, Dundee University
• Dr Alison Tedstone, Public Health England
• Obesity and age-related disease
• Bariatric surgery and life stages
• Molecular aspects of obesity
• Reproduction and intergeneration obesity
• N8 AgriFood symposium on food insecurity and obesity
Programme Features
 ASO Symposia  Early career researcher workshop
 Member-led Symposia  Awards for best abstract & poster
 Welcome reception & Exhibition  Fuse translational research symposium
 Oral presentations and posters  Poster pitch sessions

Abstract submission and Registration are now open
Abstract Submission deadline – Friday June 8th
ASO have collaborated with Newcastle University and Fuse, the centre for
Translational Research in Public Health to develop the UKCO programme