What is ObesityWeek?

ObesityWeek is a unique, international event focused on the basic science, clinical application, surgical intervention and prevention of obesity. By combining both American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) and The Obesity Society (TOS) annual meetings, ObesityWeek brings together world-renowned experts in obesity to share innovation and breakthroughs in science unmatched around the globe. Attendees will enjoy the diverse educational opportunities, networking events, and scientific synergies created through the collaboration of these leading obesity organizations.

ObesityWeek is the leading conference of its kind in the world, providing an unmatched multi-track schedule with:

Programming covers the full interdisciplinary spectrum and features the world’s leading experts in their respective fields. A comprehensive agenda includes:

Past Event Information

ObesityWeek 2016 By the numbers

Attendees came from a variety of backgrounds, including surgeons, scientists, researchers, physicians, integrated health professionals and more.

ObesityWeek Locations

October 29 – November 2, 2017 – Washington, DC

November 11 – 15, 2018 – Nashville, TN

November 4 – 8, 2019 – Las Vegas, NV

Board of Managers

Patrick O’Neil, PhD, FTOS, Chair, TOS
John Morton, MD, MPH, FASMBS, FACS, Co-Chair, ASMBS
Georgeann Mallory, RD, ASMBS Executive Director
Samer Mattar, MD, President-Elect, ASMBS
Caroline Apovian, MD, FTOS, President-Elect, TOS
Natan Zundel, MD, FACS, FASMBS, Program Chair, ASMBS
Jeff Zigman, MD, PhD, FTOS, Program Chair, TOS
Shanu Kothari, MD, FACS, At Large 1, ASMBS (Program Co-Chair)
Eric DeMaria, MD, FASMBS, At Large 2, ASMBS
Maureen Quigley, APRN, MS, At Large 3, ASMBS (IH Program Chair)
Cathy Kotz, PhD, FTOS, At Large 1, TOS
Corby Martin, DO, MD, PhD, FTOS, At Large 2, TOS
Lee Kaplan, MD, PhD, FTOS, At Large 3, TOS
Kristina Young, ASMBS Liaison
Anita Wiler, CMP, TOS Liaison