Member Opportunities, Resources and News – September 2022

Member Opportunities, Resources and News – September 2022

FEATURED EVENTS

Is Value-Based Healthcare the Most Innovative Financing Mechanism for Addressing Obesity?

Join Michelle Cecchini, Giovanni Gorgoni, and Prof. Dr. Simten Malhan discuss the following topics:

  • What is the concept of Value-Based Healthcare (VBHC)? And why should it matter to obesity policy advocates?
  • What are the barriers we need to address?
  • From theory to practice: how can the concept of VBHC be leveraged at territorial, national and transnational levels?
  • How can these concepts be useful for policymakers?

Learn more and apply

EASO-COMs-Summit

COMs SUMMIT AND BEST OF #ECO2022 🇹🇷

27th – 30th September, Istanbul

EASO Collaborating Centres for Obesity Management (COMs) members are eligible to participate with no registration fee.

Limited free accommodation is available – one person per COM – on a first come, first served basis. (Registered participants will organise and cover their own travel costs to Istanbul).

View the Programme

Learn more and register

OTHER UPCOMING EVENTS

Ekran ResmiECN WINTER SCHOOL – HOT TOPICS IN OBESITY 🇪🇸

1st – 3rd December 2022Seville, Spain

Applications to participate in the ECN Winter School are now open. We anticipate a competitive application process for the 30 places available.

APPLY BY 5TH OCTOBER

Join the Network now to be eligible to apply

Apply to join ECN

Apply to participate in the ECN Winter School

Vilasini Bhaskaran, reflects on her experience at the EASO Masterclass Series in Annecy.

“It was very inspiring to see lots of intellectual minds working towards a common cause with such a passion.”

EASO Early Career Network board member Niamh Arthurs

Encourages Early Career Scientists interested in obesity to join ECN and apply to the upcoming ECN Winter School in Seville, Spain from 1-3 December 2022.

AscendASCEND IN BARCELONA: TRAINING OPPORTUNITY 🇪🇸

3 – 7 October 2022

Apply to join an upcoming training in obesity management with the team from the Hospital Clínic de Barcelona.

The ASCEND Global Obesity Training Centre Programme educates health-care professionals in Spain who wish to develop the knowledge and skills required to establish and operate a specialist multidisciplinary obesity treatment centre. Team members are encouraged to apply together. The training will be held in Spanish.

Learn more and apply here

OBESITYWEEK® 2022 🇺🇸

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1-4 NOVEMBER 2022

Register to join ObesityWeek in San Diego, California or virtually. All delegates will receive two months of access to session recordings.

Click for early-bird registration and housing information

Nordic Obesity Meeting 2022 17-19 November 2022 in CopenhagenNORDIC OBESITY MEETING IN COPENHAGEN 🇩🇰

17-19 NOVEMBER 2022

EASO is delighted to endorse and support the 2022 Nordic Obesity Meeting, hosted by the Danish Association for the Study on Obesity (DSAF). The conference brings together medical doctors, dieticians and other health care professionals alongside obesity researchers across focus areas.

The meeting will provide an opportunity for early career investigators to present their research findings.

Click here to register by 10th October

EASO SPOTLIGHT

ECN E-Learning HubLAUNCH OF THE EASO E-LEARNING HUB

  • Are you engaged in obesity-related science, research or health?
  • Eager to learn from leading professionals and experts?
  • Excited by the prospect of further education and training opportunities for building your skills, knowledge and network?

Launching in October 2022 – the EASO E-Learning Hub

Participation is free for members of the EASO Early Career Network

Learn more and apply to join ECN

OBESITY FACTS JOURNAL

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Read the latest edition of OBESITY FACTS, THE EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF OBESITY

Volume 15, Issue 4, is available with online first articles, all open access.

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ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

EU PROJECTS

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TIMESPANTIMESPAN

EASO is pleased to support this new 5 year EU funded H2020 initiative. TIMESPAN, led by scientific coordinator Professor Henrik Larsson (Örebro University), includes 17 partners from across academia, industry, and patient advocacy communities, and aims to foster improvement in clinical management of adults living with with ADHD and co-occurring cardiometabolic disease, including obesity.

Learn more

SWEETSWEET PROJECT

SWEET, a European Commission Horizon 2020 funded project, is supported by a consortium of 29 pan-European research, consumer and industry partners, who are in the process of reviewing and developing evidence on long term benefits and potential risks involved in switching over to sweeteners and sweetness enhancers (S&SEs) in the context of public health and safety, obesity, and sustainability.

Visit the SWEET website

Ellen BlaakSweeteners in the News

There has been significant controversy around alternate sweeteners in the news in recent weeks. It is encouraging to see research focused on both specific sweeteners and sweetener combinations – and to see colleagues across the global research community debating potential health benefits and challenges of sweetener use.

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protein app screenshotAI-based smartphone App PROTEIN for personalized nutrition and healthy living

Users’ perspectives about health-related behaviour change interventions via mobile apps are vital in better bridging the gap between design intention and effective practical usage.

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30th EUROPEAN CONGRESS ON OBESITY

30th EUROPEAN CONGRESS ON OBESITY

Save the Date

The 30th European Congress on Obesity (ECO 2023) will take place 17-20 May 2023 in Dublin, Ireland, save the dates! 🇮🇪

Thank you for joining ZoomForward 2022, the 29th annual European Congress on Obesity in Maastricht 4-7 May 2022, held jointly with IFSO-EC.

We look forward to hosting you in Dublin