Member Opportunities, Resources and News

Member Opportunities, Resources and News

FEATURED EVENTS

ADVOCATING ON OBESITY WORKSHOP SERIES

Offered between Monday, 29 August and Friday, 9 September 2022

  • 2-hour multi-stakeholder sessions will cover:
  • fundamentals of policy advocacy for beginners
  • how to engage with policymakers and other key stakeholders
  • advocacy tools and techniques

Alongside sharing the EASO Advocacy Handbook, this workshop series will equip organisations across stakeholder groups working on obesity with the tools, resources and skills to develop and implement their own advocacy strategies and better fulfil their policy objectives.

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

More information and applications to participate in the Winter School will open to Network Members in August.

Join the Network now to be eligible to apply

Apply to join ECN

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 🇺🇸

obesity week 2022

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. Abstract submission closes on September first.

Click for early registration rates

EASO SPOTLIGHT

2022 EASO MASTERCLASS IN OBESITY: ANNECY, FRANCE 🇫🇷

Les Pensieres Foundation for Global Health in Annecy, France was a beautiful setting for the 2022 EASO Summer School course in the clinical management of obesity and obesity in public health and policy. Many thanks to our wonderful volunteer faculty, patient participants and enthusiastic, engaged delegates.

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Obesity Clinic Self AssessmentOBESITY CLINIC SELF-ASSESSMENT AVAILABLE IN SIX LANGUAGES

The self-assessment checklist, detailing both competencies and equipment, can help identify the level of your clinic or service as you plan a new clinic or further develop an existing clinic.
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Download the checklist

Wooden Spoon with sugar and sweetnersLAUNCH EVENT FOR THE PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON THE DRAFT WHO GUIDELINE ON USE OF NON-SUGAR SWEETENERS: PRESS RELEASE

Online public consultation: draft guideline on the use of non-sugar sweeteners
Deadline for comments: 14 August 2022, 23:59 (CEST)

Follow SWEET on Twitter and Facebook to stay up to date.

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sarcopenic obesity graphicSARCOPENIC OBESITY: UNDERSTANDING ASSESSMENT AND DEVELOPING DIAGNOSTIC CRITERIA

The lack of universally-recognized diagnostic criteria for sarcopenic obesity (SO) clearly hampers patient identification, reliable assessment of SO prevalence, as well as the assessment of SO-related outcomes.
We congratulate the teams at ESPEN and EASO who worked to develop a consensus on this important challenge. Stay tuned for additional factsheets to promote key aspects of nutrition and metabolism.

Download the infographic

Early Career Researcher (ECR) EventEARLY CAREER RESEARCHER EVENT AT UK CONGRESS ON OBESITY 🇬🇧

THE U.K. ASSOCIATION FOR THE STUDY OF OBESITY

6th September 2022

Ahead of UKCO 2022, the UK Congress on Obesity, ASO will host an event for early career researchers (ECRs) on 6th September 2022 at Lancaster University. The event will include career progression talks from academia, public health and industry perspectives and workshops on relevant transferrable skills (view the programme).

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OBESITY FACTS JOURNAL

Obesity Facts Logo

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

Volume 15, Issue 3, is available with online first articles, all open access.

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ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

EU PROJECTS

PROTEIN ProjectPROTEIN PROJECT

Learn more about the PROTEIN Project.

PROTEIN PeRsOnalized nutriTion for hEalthy livINg provides personalized nutrition and physical activity support technology to help people make healthier choices based on their own unique needs and preferences.

Have you downloaded the PROTEIN App?

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.

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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

EU Project SWEET: Reviewing the evidence on risks and benefits of switching to alternate sweetener

What is the role of sweeteners in weight control? The 5 year multidisciplinary EU H2020 project SWEET engages stakeholders from across the food chain, including consumers, patients, health professionals, scientists, policymakers, and regulators.

Protein Mobile AppNew mobile application that encourages users to adopt a healthy lifestyle.

The @PROTEINEU Project needs 500 participants to test the app for 4 weeks.

This app aims to provide personalised nutrition & physical activity support to help you make healthier choices based on your own needs & preferences.

You will receive a FREE coffee voucher AND be entered into a prize draw for a £50 shopping voucher!

Interested? Email [email protected]

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