Scientific Programme

The Programme Committee, chaired by Dr Barbara McGowan, have developed the 2020 programme. 

Obesity Update covers a range of current topics and controversies around the scientific research and clinical treatment of obesity. 

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08:00 - 09:20 
Registration, coffee & poster viewing
09:20 - 09:30 
Introduction to Obesity 2020
Chair: Barbara McGowan (London,UK)
09:30 - 11:00 
A year in review: what are the highlights?
09:30

Session starts at 09:30
Exercise in obesity - The role of technology

10:00

Session starts at 09:30
Personalised obesity management

10:30

Session starts at 09:30
Working with commercial providers to deliver weight loss services at scale

11:00 - 11:30 
Tea,coffee & poster viewing
11:30 - 12:30 
Case discussions: complex clinical cases 1
12:30 - 13:00 
Plenary 1 - Identification and treatment of eating disorders in obesity
13:00 - 14:00 
Lunch & poster viewing
14:00 - 14:45 
Debate - There is no such thing as healthy obesity
Chair: Katarina Kos (Exeter UK)
14:00

Session starts at 14:00
Debate: There is no such thing as healthy obesity: FOR

14:20

Session starts at 14:00
There is no such thing as healthy obesity: AGAINST

14:40

Session starts at 14:00
Q&A

14:45 - 15:45 
Symposium - NASH & Type 2 diabetes
14:45

Session starts at 14:45
Prevalence & Identification of NASH in type 2 diabetes

15:15

Session starts at 14:45
Current & future treatments of NASH

15:45 - 16:15 
Tea,coffee & poster viewing
16:15 - 17:00 
Case discussions: complex clinical cases 2
17:00 - 17:30 
Plenary 2 - Is there a future for bariatric surgery in the NHS?
Richard Welbourn
17:30 - 17:45 
Closing ceremony & award presentations