ANZOS-ASLM-ICCR 2019, Sydney, Australia

Breakfast Symposia

We are excited to announce our breakfast sessions that will be taking place on the main conference days. 

These sessions are free for conference delegates and include breakfast, however, places are limited! To register, please email alycia.m@asnevents.net.au.

 

Thursday 17th October 2019

It's time for more ACTION! 

Date: Thursday 17th October

Time: 7:00am - 8:00am 

Description:

ACTION IO is the largest study of its kind to investigate barriers to obesity care. It was conducted to generate a unique and comprehensive picture of the perceptions, attitudes and behaviours towards obesity management among people living with obesity and healthcare professionals. This meeting will give an in-depth overview of the key findings of this study as well as discuss the new tools of the trade for weight management.

Speakers: 

Dr Georgia Rigas

Dr Sarah Glastras

Dr Evan Atlantis

Chairperson: Sarah Glastras

This breakfast session is sponsored by 

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Friday 18th October 2019
 

Keeping up with the latest pharmacological advances for weight management

Date: Friday 18th October 

Time: 7:00am - 8:00am 

Description:

Despite affecting more than two thirds of the Australian adult population, pharmacological treatment options for the management of overweight and obesity have been limited in Australia. This symposium seeks to introduce a newly available, novel combination therapy recently launched onto the Australian market. The session will consist of two, 25 - minute presentations, with 10 minutes for questions and answer.  The first presentation will outline the role of the brain in controlling weight, as well as the scientific basis for the new combination therapy. Secondly, the clinical development program for the medication will be presented in the context of current pharmacological, lifestyle and surgical interventions.

Speakers: 

Professor John Dixon 

Professor Michael Cowley

This breakfast session is sponsored by

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