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
Dr. Hadia Mohammad Radwan
College of Health Sciences, University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Title: Pre-pregnancy BMI, gestational weight gain, gestational diabetes and maternal and birth outcomes: MISC cohort study in UAE
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. Ranil Jayawardena
Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

Title: Obesity is a potential risk factor for COVID-19: an ecological analysis
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
Prof Soo Lim
Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Internal Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine and Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seongnam-city, South Korea

Title: COVID-19 pandemic and obesity in Korea
Session: Symposium 2 (6th April 2021) 11:00 – 12:00 pm
Rachel Clarke (ANZOS)
Department of Physiology, Monash University, Australia

Title: Activation of the medial-prefrontal cortex to lateral hypothalamic circuit reduces food intake and motivation to obtain sucrose reward
Session: AOCO Rising Stars Symposium (6th April 2021) 13:00 – 14:30 pm
Dr. Gotaro Toda (JASSO)
Department of Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases, Graduate School of Medicine, the University of Tokyo, Japan

Title: Immune regulation of metabolic processes through myeloid production of IL-10
Session: AOCO Rising Stars Symposium (6th April 2021) 13:00 – 14:30 pm
Dong Joo Yang (KSSO)
Department of Oral Biology, Yonsei University College of Dentistry, Seoul, 03722, Korea

Title: Ventromedial hypothalamic primary cilia control energy and skeletal homeostasis
Session: AOCO Rising Stars Symposium (6th April 2021) 13:00 – 14:30 pm
Fatin Hanani Mazri (MASO)
Dietetic Program and Centre for Healthy Aging and Wellness, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Title: Tick Tock: Overweight Early Bird vs Night Owl, which is healthier?
Session: AOCO Rising Stars Symposium (6th April 2021) 13:00 – 14:30 pm
Timothy Tan (SASO)
University of New South Wales, Australia

Title: Overall unsatisfactory knowledge in obesity signals an urgent need to incorporate obesity medicine teaching into current medical curriculum in Singapore
Session: AOCO Rising Stars Symposium (6th April 2021) 13:00 – 14:30 pm
Chih-Yu Hsu (TMASO)
Department of Family Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei Branch and Linkou Main Branch, Taoyuan 33305, Taiwan

Title: Can anthropometry and body composition explain physical fitness levels in school-aged children?
Session: AOCO Rising Stars Symposium (6th April 2021) 13:00 – 14:30 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 – 15:30 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 – 15:30 pm
Prof. Dr. 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 3 (6th April 2021) 14:30 – 15:30 pm
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 4 (6th April 2021) 15.15 – 16.30 pm
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Leigh Gibson
Director of the Clinical and Health Psychology Research Centre, Roehampton University, UK

Title: Reduction in overweight and obesity in 3-6 year-old Malaysian children following a multi-component kindergarten-based health behaviour intervention: ToyBox Study Malaysia
Session: Symposium 4 (6th April 2021) 15.15 – 16.30 pm
Prof. Dr. Wayne Cutfield
The Liggins Institute, University of Auckland, New Zealand

Title: Microbiome transfer and childhood obesity
Session: Symposium 4 (6th April 2021) 15.15 – 16.30 pm
Dr. Abdullah Mamun
Institute for Social Science Research, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, The University of Queensland, Australia

Title: The First 2000 Days in Child Life: Current Evidence and Policies
Session: Symposium 4 (6th April 2021) 15.15 – 16.30 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 5 (7th April 2021) 09:45 – 10:45 am
Prof. Dr. Hatta Sidi
Department of Psychiatry, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre, Malaysia

Title: Obesity and sexual functioning
Session: Symposium 5 (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 5 (7th April 2021) 09:45 – 10:45 am
Dr. Marissa Burgermaster
Dell Medical School, Austin College of Natural Sciences, The University of Texas, Texas, USA

Title: Precision Health: Leveraging Patient-Generated Data for Personalized Behavioral Nutrition Interventions
Session: Symposium 5 (7th April 2021) 09:45 – 10:45 am
Dr. Jane Martin
President, Australia and New Zealand Obesity Society (ANZOS) Australia

Title: Obesity in Australia - a decade of inaction
Session: AOASO Presidents (7th April 2021) 10:45 – 12:10 pm
Dr. Tanupol Virunhagarun
President, Bangkok Association of Regenerative Health and The Study of Obesity (BARSO), Thailand

Title: Obesity in Thailand
Session: AOASO Presidents (7th April 2021) 10:45 – 12:10 pm
Dr. Francis CC Chow
President, Hong Kong Association for the Study of Obesity (HKASO), Hong Kong

Title: Enhancement of Social Media Platforms for Better Community Education on Obesity
Session: AOASO Presidents (7th April 2021) 10:45 – 12:10 pm
Dr. Dante S. Harbuwono
President, The Indonesian Association for The Study of Obesity (ISSO) Indonesia

Title: Updates on The Burden of Obesity in Indonesia
Session: AOASO Presidents (7th April 2021) 10:45 – 12:10 pm
Prof. Jae Heon Kang
President, Korea Society for the Study of Obesity (KSSO) Korea

Title: Prevalence of obesity and government programs and activities to help reduce the obesity prevalence in Korea
Session: AOASO Presidents (7th April 2021) 10:45 – 12:10 pm
Prof. Mohd Ismail Noor
President, Malaysian Association for the study of Obesity (MASO), Malaysia

Title: Obesity trends, interventions and policy options in Malaysia
Session: AOASO Presidents (7th April 2021) 10:45 – 12:10 pm
Dr. Tham Kwang Wei
President, Singapore Association for the Study of Obesity (SASO), Singapore

Title: Addressing the ROOTS of Obesity in Singapore: Population Health & Obesity Professional Education
Session: AOASO Presidents (7th April 2021) 10:45 – 12:10 pm
Prof. Yi_Ching Yang
President, Taiwan Medical Association for the Study of Obesity (TMASO), Taiwan

Title: Policy Implementation to Stop the Trend of Rising Obesity in Taiwan
Session: AOASO Presidents (7th April 2021) 10:45 – 12:10 pm
Dr. Erwin Christianto
Clinical Nutrition Specialist, Eka Hospital, Indonesia

Title: Revealing an unseen epidemic: comparison of the diagnosis of obesity using DXA and surrogate anthropometric measurements.
Session: Symposium 6 (7th April 2021) 13:00 – 13:45 pm
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Masaharu Kagawa
Institute of Nutrition Sciences, Kagawa Nutrition University, Japan

Title: Revisiting proportion of segmental weight in young Japanese female adults
Session: Symposium 6 (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 6 (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 7 (7th April 2021) 14:45 – 15:45 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 7 (7th April 2021) 14:45 – 15:45 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 7 (7th April 2021) 14:45 – 15:45 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 7 (7th April 2021) 14:45 – 15:45 pm
Prof. Dr. Rob Van Dam
Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore

Title: Dietary habits and the prevention of obesity in different ethnic groups
Session: Symposium 8 (7th April 2021) 15:45 – 16:45 pm
Prof. Dr. Jean Pierre Poulain
Centre d'études et de recherches Travail Organisations Pouvoir (CERTOP), University of Toulouse, France

Title: Principle of precaution and circumspection: Elements for a strategy of obesity prevention
Session: Symposium 8 (7th April 2021) 15:45 – 16:45 pm
Prof. Dr. Tilakavati Karupaiah
School of Biosciences, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Taylor’s University, Malaysia

Title: Public and Private sectors roles in the food environment of Malaysia
Session: Symposium 8 (7th April 2021) 15:45 – 16:45 pm
Prof. Dr. Kazuyo Tsushita
Department of Nutrition, Kagawa Nutrition University, Japan

Title: Epidemiology, strategies and real-world actions to prevent obesity in Japan
Session: Symposium 8 (7th April 2021) 15:45 – 16:45 pm
Prof. Dr. Rafael Perex-Escamilla
Yale School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, USA

Title: Food Insecurity and Obesity Research and Policy: Where do we go from here?
Session: Symposium 9 (8th April 2021) 09:45 – 10:30 am
Prof. Dr. Danielle Gallegos
Faculty of Health, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Title: Food insecurity and the ramifications for health and weight status: an international overview of high-income countries
Session: Symposium 9 (8th April 2021) 09:45 – 10:30 am
Prof. Dr. Norhasmah Sulaiman
Department of Nutrition, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia

Title: Not having enough food can cause obesity: Is that possible?
Session: Symposium 9 (8th April 2021) 09:45 – 10:30 am
Dr. Muffazal Lakdawala
Institute of Minimal Invasive Surgical Sciences & Research Centre, Saifee Hospital, Mumbai, India

Title: Metabolic outcomes of bariatric surgery
Session: Symposium 10 (8th April 2021) 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Dr Chih-Kun Huang
China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan

Title: cost effectiveness of bariatric surgery-why insurance providers should consider coverage
Session: Symposium 10 (8th April 2021) 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Dr Simon Wong Kin Hung
Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Title: Latest innovations in bariatric procedures
Session: Symposium 10 (8th April 2021) 10:30 am – 11:30 am
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 10 (8th April 2021) 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Prof. Dr. Ian D Caterson
School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Sydney, Australia

Title: What positive changes have we seen in our fight with Obesity?
Session: Symposium 11 (8th April 2021) 13:00 – 14:15 pm
Dr. Rosa Allyn Sy
Diabetes, Endocrine, Metabolic, and Nutrition Center, Cardinal Santos Medical Center, Manila, Philippines.

Title: Obesity and its complications: an overview
Session: Symposium 11 (8th April 2021) 13:00 – 14:15 pm
Prof. Dr. Takashi Kadowaki
Department of Diabetes and metabolic diseases, The University of Tokyo Hospital, Tokyo, Japan

Title: Molecular mechanism of insulin resistance and comorbidities linked to obesity
Session: Symposium 11 (8th April 2021) 13:00 – 14:15 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) 13:00 – 14:15 pm
Dr. Mohd Arimin Mat
Education and Research Centre, St. Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland.

Title: Obesity and cardiovascular diseases (CVD)
Session: Symposium 11 (8th April 2021) 13:00 – 14:15 pm
Prof. Dr. Tony Okely
Director of the Early Start Research Institute, 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 12 (8th April 2021) 15:15 -16:30 pm
Prof. Dr. Winnie Chee
Department of Nutrition & Dietetics, International Medical University, Malaysia.

Title: Structured nutrition in optimizing weight loss
Session: Symposium 12 (8th April 2021) 15:15 -16:30 pm
Prof. Dr. Kuo Chia-Hua
College of Kinesiology, University of Taipei, Taiwan.

Title: Abdominal fat reducing effect of exercise training
Session: Symposium 12 (8th April 2021) 15:15 -16:30 pm
Prof. Dr. Carel le Roux
Metabolic Medicine Group, University College Dublin, Ireland

Title: How the gut talks to the brain?
Session: Symposium 12 (8th April 2021) 15:15 -16:30 pm
Dr. Saiful B Kassim
Resident Consultant, Gleneagles Hospital Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Title: Effective Type 2 Diabetes Management with very low-calorie diet (VLCD)
Session: Symposium 12 (8th April 2021) 15:15 -16:30 pm