AOCO-MASO 2021

6th - 8th April 2021. Virtual Conference

Tackling Obesity: Innovative Strategies For A Healthier Future
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SPEAKERS

Prof Dr Louise Baur
University of Sydney, Australia

Title: Evidence and challenges in treating child and adolescent obesity
Session: Plenary 1 (6th April 2021) 9:20 – 10:00 am
Prof Dr Adam Drewnowski
Director, Nutritional Science Program, University of Washington, Seattle, USA

Title: Affordable nutrition and economics of obesity
Session: Plenary 2 (7th April 2021) 9:00 – 9:40 am
Prof Dr John Wilding
Department of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine, Institute of Life Course and Medical Sciences, Clinical Sciences Centre, Aintree University Hospital, United Kingdom

Title: Obesity pharmacotherapy – which treatments really work?
Session: Plenary 3 (7th April 2021) 16:15 – 17:00 pm
Prof Dr Boyd Swinburn
University of Auckland, New Zealand

Title: Obesity pandemic turning points – hopeful signs and promising directions
Session: Plenary 4 (8th April 2021) 9:00 – 9:40 am
Prof Dr Karine Clement
Pitié Salpêtrière Hospital and Sorbonne Université, Paris, France

Title: Gut microbiota and obesity: what’s new?
Session: Plenary 5 (8th April 2021) 15:30 – 16:10 pm
Prof. Dr. Johan Eriksson
National University of Singapore

Title: Obesity from a life course perspective – findings from GUSTO study
Session: Symposium 1 (6th April 2021) 10:00 – 11:00 am
Dr. Dicky L. Tahapary
Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes, Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Indonesia

Title: The Impact of Obesity on Cardiometabolic Complications and Beyond: An Immunoepidemiological Perspective
Session: Symposium 1 (6th April 2021) 10:00 – 11:00 am
Dr. Jennifer Miles-Chan
Human Nutrition Unit, School of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Auckland, New Zealand

Title: Gender-specific differences in obesity predisposition and management
Session: Symposium 1 (6th April 2021) 10:00 – 11:00 am
Prof Dr Caroline Miller
Director of the Health Policy Centre, South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute, Adelaide, Australia.

Title: COVID-19 and obesity: implications for Asian and Oceanian policy
Session: Symposium 2 (6th April 2021) 11:00 – 12:00 pm
Prof. Dr. Anoop Misra
Fortis-C-DOC- Centre of Excellence for Diabetes, Metabolic Diseases and Endocrinology, New Delhi, India

Title: Obesity and COVID-19 in India
Session: Symposium 2 (6th April 2021) 11:00 – 12:00 pm
Prof. Dr. Alice Pik Shan Kong
Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Title: COVID-19 and Diabesity- what's the link?
Session: Symposium 2 (6th April 2021) 11:00 – 12:00 pm
Dr Khoo Chin Meng
Head, Department of Endocrinology, National University Hospital, Singapore

Title: Covid-19 pandemic and Obesity in Singapore
Session: Symposium 2 (6th April 2021) 11:00 – 12:00 pm
Prof. Dr. Brian Oldfield
Monash University, Australia

Title: Recruitment of postprandial thermogenesis in Brown Adipose Tissue
Session: Symposium 3 (6th April 2021) 14:30 – 15:15 pm
Prof. Dr. Abdul Dulloo
Laboratory of Nutritional Energetics and Body Composition Regulation, University of Fribourg, Switzerland

Title: Famine reactions in pathways to obesity
Session: Symposium 3 (6th April 2021) 14:30 – 15:15 pm
Prof. Dr. Christiani Jeyakumar Henry
Clinical Nutrition Research Centre, A*STAR Singapore

Title: The P-ratio concept in body weight regulation: from a historical perspective
Session: Symposium 3 (6th April 2021) 14:30 – 15:15 pm
Dr. Masaharu Kagawa
Institute of Nutrition Sciences, Kagawa Nutrition University, Japan

Title: Revisiting proportion of segmental weight in young Japanese female adults
Session: Symposium 3 (6th April 2021) 14:30 – 15:15 pm
Dr. Ximena Ramos Salas
Director of Research & Policy, Obesity Canada, University of Alberta, Canada

Title: Weight bias and obesity stigma: definitions, prevalence, consequences and strategies for change
Session: Symposium 4 (7th April 2021) 09:45 – 10:45 am
Prof. Dr. Hyung Jin Choi
Department of Biomedical Sciences & Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Title: Translational Approach for Food Seeking Behavior: Mouse – Monkey – Obesity Patients
Session: Symposium 4 (7th April 2021) 09:45 – 10:45 am
Prof. Dr. Hatta Sidi
Department of Psychiatry, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre, Malaysia

Title: TBC
Session: Symposium 4 (7th April 2021) 09:45 – 10:45 am
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Fabian Yap Kok Peng
Head & Senior Consultant, Paediatric Endocrinology, KK Women's and Children's Hospital, Singapore

Title: Predicting and preventing childhood obesity: do we need more evidence or newer models of care?
Session: Symposium 5 (7th April 2021) 13:00 – 13:45 pm
Dr. Mary Chong Foong Fong
School of Public Health, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Title: A web-based, time-use application to assess diet and movement behaviour in Asian schoolchildren
Session: Symposium 5 (7th April 2021) 13:00 – 13:45 pm
Prof. Dr. Wayne Cutfield
The Liggins Institute, University of Auckland, New Zealand

Title: Microbiome transfer and childhood obesity
Session: Symposium 5 (7th April 2021) 13:00 – 13:45 pm
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zubaidah Nor Hanipah
Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

Title: Setting the MDT for morbid obesity
Session: Symposium 6 (7th April 2021) 14:30 – 15:30 pm
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mo’ez Al-Islam Ezzat Faris
Department of Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, College of Health Sciences, University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Title: The effectiveness of intermittent fasting in body weight management and its clinical applications
Session: Symposium 6 (7th April 2021) 14:30 – 15:30 pm
Ms. Salma Mehar
NHS North West London Collaboration of Clinical Commissioning Groups

Title: The REWIND remission programme with low calorie and reduced carbs diets: a dietetic perspective
Session: Symposium 6 (7th April 2021) 14:30 – 15:30 pm
Prof. Dr. Leonard Kim Kyoung Kon
Department of Family Medicine, Gachon University, Seongnam-si, South Korea

Title: Anti-obesity drugs before and after bariatric surgery
Session: Symposium 6 (7th April 2021) 14:30 – 15:30 pm
Prof. Dr. Ian D Caterson
University of Sydney, Australia

Title: What positive changes have we seen in our fight with Obesity?
Session: Symposium 7 (7th April 2021) 15:30 – 16:15 pm
Prof. Dr. Jean Pierre Poulain
University of Toulouse, France

Title: Principle of precaution and circumspection: Elements for a strategy of obesity prevention
Session: Symposium 7 (7th April 2021) 15:30 – 16:15 pm
Prof. Dr. Danielle Gallegos
Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Title: Coexistence of Food insecurity and obesity: An Australian Experience and Approach
Session: Symposium 8 (8th April 2021) 09:45 – 10:45 am
Assoc Prof. Dr. Norhasmah Sulaiman
Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia

Title: Not having enough food can cause obesity: Is that possible?
Session: Symposium 8 (8th April 2021) 09:45 – 10:45 am
Prof. Dr. Rafael Perex-Escamilla
Yale School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, USA

Title: TBC
Session: Symposium 8 (8th April 2021) 09:45 – 10:45 am
Dr. Muffazal Lakdawala
Institute of Minimal Invasive Surgical Sciences & Research Centre, Saifee Hospital, Mumbai, India

Title: Metabolomic outcomes of bariatric surgery
Session: Symposium 9 (8th April 2021) 10:45 am – 12:00 pm
Dr Chih-Kun Huang
China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan

Title: cost effectiveness of bariatric surgery-why insurance providers should consider coverage
Session: Symposium 9 (8th April 2021) 10:45 am – 12:00 pm
Dr Simon Wong Kin Hung
Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Title: Latest innovations in bariatric procedures
Session: Symposium 9 (8th April 2021) 10:45 am – 12:00 pm
Prof. Dato’ Dr. Nik Ritza Kosai Nik Mahmood
Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, UKM Specialist Centre.

Title: History and progress of bariatric surgery in Malaysia
Session: Symposium 9 (8th April 2021) 10:45 am – 12:00 pm
Prof Masamitsu Nakazato
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Miyazaki, Japan.

Title: Leap2, a hepatic peptide identified in bariatric surgery research, in metabolic regulation
Session: Symposium 9 (8th April 2021) 10:45 am – 12:00 pm
Prof. Dr. Tony Okely
University of Wollongong, Australia.

Title: The role of 24 hour movement behaviours in understanding and responding to the global child obesity pandemic (specific focus on Asia-Oceania region
Session: Symposium 10 (8th April 2021) 13:00 – 12:45 pm
Prof. Dr. Winnie Chee
Department of Nutrition & Dietetics, International Medical University, Malaysia.

Title: Structured nutrition in optimizing weight loss
Session: Symposium 10 (8th April 2021) 13:00 – 12:45 pm
Dr. Rosa Allyn Sy
Endocrinologist, Cardinal Santos Medical Center, Manila, Phillipines.

Title: Obesity and its complications
Session: Symposium 11 (8th April 2021) 14:45 – 15:30 pm
Prof Dr. Chan Wah Kheong
Gastro-Enterology Unit, Department of Medicine, Universiti Malaya Medical Centre, Malaysia.

Title: Obesity and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) latest update
Session: Symposium 11 (8th April 2021) 14:45 – 15:30 pm