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 2018 is 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 Acceptance notifications will be rescinded for all abstracts with incomplete disclosure information at the end of this two-week grace period.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.

ASMBS E-Posters

A reminder that ASMBS is presenting accepted posters in E-Poster format only. If accepted as a poster, plesae note there will be a fee required to upload your poster.

ASMBS Contact

All Abstract Questions: abstracts@asmbs.org

TOS Abstract Submissions

The Obesity Society (TOS) 2018 Call for Abstracts is now CLOSED. Late-Breaking Abstract call will open July 20.

The Call for Late-Breaking Abstracts will open July 20, 2018 and will close August 6, 2018. Notification of acceptance will be emailed in late September from annualmeeting@obesity.org. Accepted abstracts will be presented on Tuesday, November 13, Wednesday, November 14 or Thursday, November 15. Please make travel plans to accommodate possible presentation times Tuesday through Thursday.

Download TOS Abstract Submission Instructions Here.

The TOS Call for Abstracts was open from April 6 – May 8, 2018 11:59 pm eastern time (deadline extended from May 1). Notification of acceptance will be emailed in late July from annualmeeting@obesity.org. Accepted abstracts will be presented on Tuesday, November 13, Wednesday, November 14 or Thursday, November 15. Please make travel plans to accommodate possible presentation times Tuesday through Thursday.

2018: Brief ideas and symposia suggestions were accepted November 17, 2017 – January 2, 2018. Decisions arrived by email in February from annualmeeting@obesity.org.

TOS Poster Instructions

Download TOS Poster Instructions Here.

TOS Contact

All Abstract Questions: annualmeeting@obesity.org


ObesityWeek General Abstract Information

Poster Presentation Instructions

All posters and ePosters will be displayed in the Music City Center Exhibit Hall, Level 3.
Poster Display Dates: Tuesday, November 13 through Thursday, November 15.
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 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.

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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