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.

EXTENDED ASMBS Submission Window Now Closes May 8th, 2017 11:59pm PST

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2017 Feature: Portguese Abstract Session

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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 Acceptance notifications will be rescinded for all abstracts with incomplete disclosure information at the end of this two-week grace period.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.

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TOS Abstract Submissions

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

TOS Submission Window Closes April 30, 2017 11:59pm

The TOS Call for Abstracts will be 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 is during this abstract call. Poster submissions are also accepted.

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.

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

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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.


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.


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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