Exciting line-up announced for inaugural national obesity conference

Exciting line-up announced for inaugural national obesity conference

The Obesity & Weight Management Alliance is proud to unveil the impressive speaker line-up for its inaugural conference, set to be a key event in the fight against obesity.  

Chaired by the esteemed Professor Melanie Davies CBE, the conference boasts a host of renowned experts who will explore topical issues surrounding obesity and weight management.

Held on May 17, at the National Conference Centre Birmingham, this event promises an enriching and educational experience for healthcare professionals.

Joining Professor Melanie Davies CBE, a distinguished figure with over 900 published articles to her credit, are recognised experts Professor Alex Miras, Dr Matt Capehorn, Professor Claire Meek, Dr Louisa Herring, Dimitri Pournaras, Dr Gaurav Gulsin, Dr Dimitris Papamargaritis, and Dr Adrian Brown. Each speaker brings a wealth of expertise and insight to the table, ensuring attendees receive comprehensive and cutting-edge information.

Event Manager Emily Mayhew emphasised the significance of the conference in providing a platform for networking and professional development: “We’re excited to present a line-up of speakers who are at the forefront of tackling obesity. This conference offers a unique opportunity for healthcare professionals to expand their knowledge and skillset.”

The conference agenda is tailored to address pressing challenges faced by healthcare professionals, covering a range of topics including the causes and consequences of obesity, weight loss and maintenance, the impact of obesity on pregnancy outcomes, type 2 diabetes, surgical treatment, heart failure, integrated care, and pharmacotherapy. Moreover, attendees will have access to free CPD-accredited education, ensuring they stay abreast of the latest advancements in the field.

Entry to the conference is free but places must be booked in advance at http://tinyurl.com/5n8fbdjs

To see the full agenda, visit www.obesityalliance.co.uk/agenda

Event organisers Orange Juice Communications have received funding by means of sponsorship to support the delivery of the conference from multiple sponsors. The sponsors have had no editorial input or control over the agenda, content development or choice of speakers, nor opportunity to influence except for the sponsored symposia presentations.

Author: Philip Lopez