Published Abstracts

Find abstracts from prior meetings in our Archive.

All ObesityWeek 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 2019 is now CLOSED.

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 Acceptance notifications will be rescinded for all abstracts with incomplete disclosure information at the end of this two-week grace period.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

Opportunities Available (ASMBS Only)

  • Oral Presentations
  • E-poster Presentations
  • Video Presentations
  • Integrated Health Presentations
  • Behavioral Health Presentations

ASMBS Contact

All Abstract Questions: abstracts@asmbs.org

TOS Abstract Submissions

The Obesity Society (TOS) 2019 Call for Abstracts is now CLOSED.

The TOS Call for Abstracts opened on March 22, 2019 and closed on April 29, 2019 11:59 pm eastern time. Decisions will arrive by email in late July from annualmeeting@obesity.org. Accepted abstracts will be presented on Tuesday, November 5, Wednesday, November 6 or Thursday, November 7. Please make travel plans to accommodate possible presentation times Tuesday through Thursday. Travel awards are selected from abstracts submitted for this call.

The TOS Call for Late-Breaking Abstracts will be open from July 12 – July 29, 2019 11:59 pm eastern time. Notification of acceptance will be emailed in late September from annualmeeting@obesity.org. Accepted abstracts will be presented on Tuesday, November 5, Wednesday, November 6 or Thursday, November 7. Please make travel plans to accommodate possible presentation times Tuesday through Thursday.

2020: Brief ideas or suggestions will be accepted November 11, 2019 – January 2, 2020. Decisions will arrive by email in February from annualmeeting@obesity.org.

TOS Poster Instructions

TOS Poster Instructions coming soon.

TOS Contact

All Abstract Questions: annualmeeting@obesity.org


ObesityWeek General Abstract Information

Poster Presentation Instructions

Poster location and details coming soon.
TOS poster instructions coming soon.
ASMBS poster 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 Publication

Abstracts for posters and oral presentations will be published on the ObesityWeek website via a password-protected portal one week prior to the meeting and to the public at the start of the conference.

Registration

Abstract presenters and authors, whether oral or poster, are required to register for the Scientific Sessions and are expected to pay the registration fee.

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