31st European Congress on Obesity
European Association for the Study of Obesity

PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

Please note that ECO2024 scientific sessions will be developed via invited lectures and abstract submission only.
We will not be calling for full symposia suggestions this year.

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EASO Teaching Workshops
09:30-12:20
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Teaching Workshop
(EASO Nutrition Working Group)

08:30-12:20
Teaching Workshop
EASO Childhood Obesity Working Group
Teaching Workshop:
EASO Psychology, Behaviour & Mental Health Working Group We Are Not Equipped to Deal With That’: Overcoming barriers to treatment for people living with obesity and mental illness
Teaching Workshop
Joint EASO Scientific Advisory Board and EASO Obesity Management Working Group: Phenotyping Obesities Beyond BM
Topic Sessions
12:30-14:00
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T1 Topic Session:
Adipose Tissue Niche and Tumour Microenvironment in Obesity
T3 Topic Session:
Advances in the Pharmacological Treatment of Children and Adolescents with Obesity
T2 Topic Session:
Community Approaches to Improving Food Security for Health and Wellbeing
T4 Topic Session:
Guidelines and Future Perspectives of MAFLD
Lunch Break (13:00-14:00)
Abstract Sessions
14:15 - 15:45
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T1 Abstract Session:
Immunometabolism and Inflammation
T2 Abstract Session:
Environment and Policy
T3 Abstract Session:
Treatment of Obesity in Children and Adolescents
T4 Abstract Session:
Novel Treatments
Coffee Break/Commercial Exhibition (15:45-16:15)
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  Industry Supported Session 2
(16:15-17:45)
Industry Supported Session 3
(16:15-17:45)
Industry Supported Session 4
(16:15-17:45)
Sala Darsena
Obesity Prize for Excellence session : Challenges and Opportunities in Childhood Obesity
(17:45-18:45)
ECO2024 Opening Ceremony
(18:45-19:15)
Exhibition Hall
ECO2024 Welcome Reception
(19:15-20:15)
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Sala Darsena
T3 PLenary Lecture: Socioeconomic Position and Obesity
(08:30-09:15)
Topic Sessions
09:30-11:00
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T1 Topic Session:
Liver Phenotypes in Obesity
T2 Topic Session:
Behavioural and Nutritional
Consequences of Next-Generation Pharmacotherapy
T3 Topic Session:
Overview of Paediatric Obesity Treatment Guidelines
T4 Topic Session:
Obesity in Women across the Lifespan
Sala Mosaici 2
Coffee Break and TOP G-Communications (11:00-11:45)
Abstract and Joint Sessions
11:45 - 13:15
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T1 Abstract Session:
Adipose Tissue
2023 EASO New Investigator Awards Update Session
11.45 - 13.00
T3 Abstract Session:
Early Life Risk Factors for Obesity
Joint Session EASO/EASD Is Diabetes an Adiposity Based Disease
Sala Mosaici 1      
3rd PAFF-Working Group Session
(11:45-13:15)
     
Lunch Break (13:15–14:15)
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New Technologies for Obesity Science: from research to clinical applications
(13:45-15:15)
Industry Supported Session 5
(13:45-15:15)
Industry Supported Session 6
(13:45-15:15)
WHO Joint Session / Ongoing work to prevent and manage obesity in the WHO European Region
(13:30-15:00)
Sala Darsena
Special PLenary Lecture: Taking off the Mask of Obesity
(15:15-16:00)
Sala Mosaici 2
Coffee Break and TOP G-Communications (16:00-17:00)
EASO and Abstract Sessions
17:00-18:30
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T4 Abstract Session:
Clinical Obesity
EASO Early Career Network
Best Thesis Award Session
SWEET Symposium EASO COMs Session: Guidelines and Implementation
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Sala Darsena
T1 Plenary Lecture: The expanding impact of central nervous system GLP-1 receptor signaling
(08:30-09:15)
Topic Sessions
(09:30-11:00)
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T1 Topic Session:
Skeletal Muscle Alterations in Obesity
T2 Topic Session:
Mental Health, Disordered Eating
and Physical Activity
T3 Topic Session:
Intergenerational Transmission
T4 Topic Session:
Tailored Pharmacologic Therapy
for Obesity
Sala Mosaici 2
Coffee Break and TOP G-Communications (11:00-11:45)
Abstract Sessions
11:45-13:15
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T1 Abstract Session:
Interorgan Cross-Talk
T4 Abstract Session:
News in Obesity Management Medications
T3 Abstract Session:
Perspectives in Paediatric Obesity
T4 Abstract Session:
Nutritional Intervention
Sala Mosaici 1      
T2 Abstract Session: Epidemiology and Population Studies      
Lunch Break (13:15–14:15)
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Industry Supported Session 7
(13:45-15:15)
Industry Supported Session 8
(13:45-15:15)
Industry Supported Session 9
(13:45-15:15)
EASO/IFSO-EC Joint Symposium
(13:45-15:15)
Sala Mosaici 1
IMI SOPHIA
(13:45-15:15)
Sala Darsena
Track 2 Plenary Lecture: The “Exposome Hypothesis” and Obesity
(15:15-16:00)
Sala Mosaici 2
Coffee Break and TOP G-Communications (16:00-17:00)
EASO Sessions
17:00-18:30
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EASO Paediatric COMs Session 2024 EASO New Investigator Awards Session Nutrition Education in Europe: Innovative Approaches Joint Session EASO/ESC
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Sala Darsena
Track 1 Plenary Lecture: Obesity and Cancer
(08:30-09:15)
Topic Sessions
09:30-11:00
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T1 Topic Session:
Gut Feelings in Obesity
T2 Topic Session:
Ultra-Processed Foods: Fact or Fad?
T3 Topic Session:
Immunomodulation
T4 Topic Session:
Nutrition Management and Physical Activity in Sarcopenic Obesity in the NCDs Era
Coffee Break (11:00-11:30)
Abstract Sessions
11:30 - 13:00
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T1 Abstract Session:
Metabolic Homeostasis and Gender
T2 Abstract Session:
Obesity Costs & Inequalities
T3 Abstract Session:
Trends in Obesity in Childhood
T4 Abstract Session:
Metabolic/Bariatric Surgery
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Closing Plenary Session: The Role of Artificial Intelligence in the Diagnosis, Management and Research of Obesity
(13:00-13:45)
Closing Ceremony and Abstract Award Presentation
(13:45-14:15)
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