Calendar of obesity related events

This calendar contains a list of forthcoming events taking place at local, regional, All–island and international level. Topics covered include areas such as nutrition, obesity and physical activity. For more information on any of the listed events click on the link provided.

If you have any events you would like to include on this calendar, please email details to the All-island Obesity Action Forum at

If you are a nutrition professional and are interested in attending an event you may be eligible for funding under the Nutrition Exchange Programme.


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3 June 2017 An obesity primer: from epidemiology to treatment SCOPE School Athens, Greece
12 - 13 June 2017 10th International Conference on Childhood Obesity and Nutrition   Rome, Italy
13 June 2017 What are the causes of obesity and what can we do about it? SCOPE School London, UK
20 June 2017 Stigma in obesity - a public health priority? safefood, ASOI, ASO UK Belfast, Ireland
21 - 23 June 2017 Irish Section Conference 2017: What governs what we eat? The Nutrition Society Belfast, Ireland


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6 - 8 July 2017 2nd International Conference on Obesity and Chronic Diseases   California, USA
10 - 12 July 2017 Summer Conference 2017: Improving nutrition in metropolitan areas The Nutrition Society London, UK
17 - 18 July 2017 18th European Diabetes Congress   Lisbon, Portugal


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29 August - 1 September 2017 22nd World Congress for the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders   London, UK


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13 - 17 September 2017 Overcoming obesity   San Antonio, Texas
24 - 25 September 2017 Obesity Congress 2017   Toronto, Canada
28 - 29 September 2017 12th Annual Obesity Summit Cleveland Clinic Cleaveland, OH


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29 October - 2 November 2017 Obesity Week 2017 The Obesity Society Washington, DC


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9 - 10 November 2017

Obesity and reproduction - the cradle of the epidemic World Obesity Leuven, Belgium
16 - 18 November 2017 World Congress on Nutrition and Obesity Prevention Source   Barcelona, Spain


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5 - 6 December 2017 Winter Conference 2017: Diet, nutrition and the changing face of cancer survivorship The Nutrition Society and the Royal Marsden London, UK
7 December 2017 Nutrition and Cancer: What patients want to know The Nutrition Society London, UK