Obesity and Health


27th to 28th April 2009

Lakeside Conference Centre
Aston University, Birmingham

Fifth National
Conference on
Obesity and Health

Call for Abstracts:

The Call for Abstracts is now closed.  All results will be issued by Tuesday 17th March.  If you submitted an abstract and do not receive your result by this date, please E-Mail ncoh@indexcommunications.com

 Over the years, numerous organisations have concluded that it is necessary to develop a coordinated approach and work with partners in both medical and community sectors with strategy from primary, secondary and tertiary health providers as well as partners in local government and education.This Conference completely supports such collaborations and offers the opportunity for professionals to submit abstracts for presentation at the Conference as oral and poster presentations.

The Organisers invite the submission of abstracts on all aspects of weight managment and obesity. Case reports are also encouraged. All accepted abstracts will be published in the Conference Programme and Abstract Book.

For 2009 the Conference wishes to encourage a section of "HOW TO".

The organisers would like to hear of as many regional and local initiatives:

  • that work in preventing or managing weight.
  • how promise in achieving local objectives
  • case histories
  • reports from overseas and conferences

Best Abstract Award: The organisers are offering three free Registrations to the presenting author of the best three abstracts submitted.

Free papers and posters present an excellent opportunity to stimulate debate, raise issues or highlight quality work being carried out by teams or individuals. They can be used as a mechanism to reach a wider audience whilst both motivating colleagues and challenging their thinking. Material can be either research or practice-led.

  • All submissions will be subject to review and must be received by 28th February 2009
  • Authors will be notified of the results by 15th March 2009
  • All abstracts will be acknowledged by the Conference Secretariat
  • All presenters must register for at least one day of the Conference.

More information the Call for Abstracts can be viewed here as a pdf