Published Abstracts

Find abstracts from prior meetings in our Archive.

All ObesityWeek 2017 abstracts are embargoed. TOS and ASMBS will make abstracts available to registered attendees at least one week prior to the meeting for planning purposes only.

TOS & ASMBS abstracts will be available as embargoes lift.

Abstract Submissions

Each abstract can only be submitted to ONE society, TOS or ASMBS for presentation at ObesityWeek.

ASMBS Abstract Submissions

The American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) submission period for ObesityWeek 2017 is OPEN FOR PORTUGUESE & VIDEO ABSTRACTS ONLY.

EXTENDED ASMBS Submission Window
ASMBS is extending abstract submission for our Video & Portuguese abstracts ONLY. Please submit your abstracts by the dates listed below.

  • Call for Portuguese Abstracts – Open until May 19th, 11:59pm EST (Português Resumos – Aberto até 19 de maio à meia-noite)
  • Call for Video Abstracts – Open Until June 20th, 11:59pm EST
All Other Abstract Submissions Were Due May 8th. We are no longer accepting abstracts outside of the above.

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2017 Feature: Portguese Abstract Session

Baixe Diretrizes em Português Aqui

Self-Assessment Questions for MOC (ASMBS Only)

All abstract submitters will be required to develop and submit one test question per abstract to meet requirements for Maintenance of Certification. This must also include a rationale for the right answer.

Financial Disclosure Rule (ASMBS Only)

Within two weeks of notification of acceptance of abstract, any submissions with missing co-author disclosures must be completed. Acceptance notifications will be rescinded for all abstracts with incomplete disclosure information at the end of this two-week grace period. Financial disclosures for all authors are to be entered at the time of submission.

ASMBS Contact

All Abstract Questions: abstracts@asmbs.org

TOS Abstract Submissions

The Obesity Society (TOS) submission period for ObesityWeek 2017 is CLOSED.

Next TOS Submission Window Opens July 21, 2017

The Call for Late-Breaking Abstracts will be open Friday, July 21, 2017 – Sunday, August 6, 2017. Only poster submissions will be considered during this abstract call. Submitters may use this deadline if data was not ready in time for the April Call for Abstracts.

The TOS Call for Abstracts was open Friday, March 31, 2017 – Sunday, April 30, 2017 (extended from April 23). Please note, the ONLY opportunity to be considered by TOS for an oral abstract presentation was during this abstract call. Poster submissions were also accepted. Notification of acceptance will be emailed in mid-July from annualmeeting@obesity.org.

TOS accepted ideas for 2017 symposia November 18, 2016 – January 2, 2017. Thank you to all who submitted. Decisions arrived by email in February from annualmeeting@obesity.org.

Download TOS Submission Guidelines

TOS Contact

All Abstract Questions: annualmeeting@obesity.org


ObesityWeek General Abstract Information

Poster Presentation Instructions

All posters and ePosters will be displayed in the Gaylord National Exhibit Hall.
Poster Display Dates: Tuesday, 10/31 through Thursday, 11/2.
Detailed instructions coming soon.

Embargo Policy

All information included in abstracts submitted to ObesityWeek is embargoed. More information here.

Archive

ObesityWeek keeps an archive of abstracts presented at past conferences. Please visit our Archive to explore these abstracts.

Abstract Book

Abstracts for posters and oral presentations will be published in the Abstract Book and placed on the ObesityWeek website via a password-protected portal one week prior to the meeting to help with planning. TOS abstract book also includes Late Breaking Abstracts.

Registration

Abstract presenters and authors, whether oral or poster, in the Scientific Sessions at the Annual Meetings of both ASMBS and TOS at ObesityWeek are required to register for the Scientific Sessions, and are expected to pay the registration fee.

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