What is ObesityWeek?

ObesityWeek is a unique, international event focused on the basic science, clinical application, surgical intervention and prevention of obesity. By combining both American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) and The Obesity Society (TOS) annual meetings, ObesityWeek brings together world-renowned experts in obesity to share innovation and breakthroughs in science unmatched around the globe. Attendees will enjoy the diverse educational opportunities, networking events, and scientific synergies created through the collaboration of these leading obesity organizations.

ObesityWeek is the leading conference of its kind in the world, providing an unmatched multi-track schedule with:

Programming covers the full interdisciplinary spectrum and features the world’s leading experts in their respective fields. A comprehensive agenda includes:

Past Event Information

ObesityWeek 2015 By the numbers

Attendees came from a variety of backgrounds, including surgeons, scientists, researchers, physicians, integrated health professionals and more.

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ObesityWeek Locations

October 31 – November 4, 2016 – Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, LA

October 29 – November 2, 2017 – Washington, DC

Board of Managers

Phil Schauer, MD, Chair, ASMBS
Patrick O’Neil, PhD, Co-Chair, TOS
Francesca Dea, CAE, TOS Executive Director
Georgeann Mallory, RD, ASMBS Executive Director
Stacy Brethauer, MD, President-Elect ASMBS
Allen Levine, PhD, President-Elect, TOS
Michel Gagner, MD, Program Chair ASMBS
Corby Martin, PhD, Program Chair/TOS
Shanu Kothari, MD, At Large 1, ASMBS (Program Co-Chair)
Samer Mattar, MD, At Large 2, ASMBS
Maureen Quigley, At Large 3, ASMBS (IH Program Chair)
Cathy Kotz, PhD, At Large 1, TOS
Alison Field, ScD, At Large 2, TOS
Lee Kaplan, MD, PhD, At Large 3, TOS
Kristina Young, ASMBS Liaison