Published Abstracts

Find abstracts from prior meetings in our Archive.

All ObesityWeek 2016 abstracts are embargoed. TOS and ASMBS will make abstracts available to registered attendees at least one week prior to the meeting for planning purposes only.

TOS abstracts will be available as embargoes lift here. ASMBS abstracts are available online here

Abstract Submissions

The Obesity Society (TOS) late-breaking abstract submission period for ObesityWeek 2016 is now closed. Thank you to all who applied.

The American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) late-breaking abstract submission period for ObesityWeek 2016 is now closed. Thank you to all who applied.

Poster Presentation Instructions

All posters will be displayed in the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.
Poster Display Dates: Tuesday, 11/1 through Thursday, 11/4.
Download poster instructions for The Obesity Society (TOS) here.
Download poster instructions for American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) here.

Exhibit Hall Dates and Times

Wednesday, 11/2: 9:30am – 4:15pm
Thursday, 11/3: 9:45am – 3:45pm
Friday, 11/4: 10:15am – 4:15pm

Set-Up and Tear-Down Instructions

Coming soon!

Rules for Presentation

There are official Poster and Oral presentation times for The Obesity Society. Please make sure that you are in the exhibit hall by your poster or in the session room for your oral presentation at your scheduled time. If you have any questions please contact Deborah Bell at
There are no required times for ASMBS official poster presentations; however, poster presenters are encouraged to be standing by your poster during the breaks and lunches to be able to discuss your poster with attendees.
If you have accepted this invitation and then do not display your poster, both the poster presenter and first author will be disqualified from presenting at ASMBS for one year.

Poster Sizes

Compliance Criteria

Abstract Book

Abstracts for posters will be published in the Abstract Book and a password protected database for attendee planning purposes one week prior to the meeting.

The Obesity Society also includes oral and Late Breaking abstracts in its abstract book.


Abstract presenters and authors, whether oral or poster, in the Scientific Sessions at the Annual Meetings of both ASMBS and TOS at ObesityWeek are required to register for the Scientific Sessions, and are expected to pay the registration fee.


ASMBS ASMBS ONLY Abstract Questions:

TOS TOS ONLY Abstract Questions: