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13th International Congress on Obesity

Vancouver Convention Centre * | Vancouver , CANADA
From 275 to 900 GBP
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Title: 13th International Congress on Obesity
Specialty: Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dates: From May, 1, 2016 to May, 4, 2016
Location: Vancouver , CANADA
Type: Congress
Registration Cost: From 275 to 900 GBP
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Vancouver Convention Centre *

With our harbourfront location and breathtaking views, the Vancouver Convention Centre offers one of the most beautiful settings in the world. The addition of our new West Building has tripled our capacity, for a combined total of 466,500 square feet of meeting, exhibition, ballroom, and plenary theatre space. Both the East and West Buildings are designed as a series of modules to offer the highest degree of flexibility. This new combination also allows us to hold simultaneous events, each with their own separate access and function space. Add first class cuisine, the most advanced technology and an exceptional sustainability mandate and your event is sure to be nothing less than remarkable.
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Event Overview
Welcome message:
World Obesity (formerly IASO) would like to invite nominations for its Awards for Scientific Excellence 2016, to be presented during the 13th International Congress on Obesity (ICO) in Vancouver, Canada, 1 - 4 May 2016. Nominations will be reviewed by the World Obesity Awards Committee and the winners will be announced by the 20 December 2015.
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Early Registration

Late Registration From: 2016-03-10 To: 0--
On site Registration
World Obesity Member
Non Member
Full Time Student

Group Registrations:

Group registrations not allowed

Accompanying Persons:

Accompanying persons not allowed

Registration Documents:
Letter of invitation:
We don’t provide letter of invitation
Letter of confirmation:
We don’t provide Letter of Confirmation
Proof of professional / educational status:
We don’t need Proof of professional/educational status
Online Abstract Submission:

We don’t accept Online Abstracts


Vancouver Convention Centre    

Downtown, 150, Canada Place Vancouver Canada

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Submission Info

International Scientific Committee (ISC) will welcome abstracts for poster and oral presentations.

Abstract Guidelines 

Abstract submission works best in Google Chrome. We advise submitters to use this internet browser to ensure minimal software glitches. 

We are only able to accept abstracts submitted online

All abstracts should be written in English

Abstracts should include the Background, Aims, Key Methods, Results and Conclusions (section headings are not required)

Abstracts should contain new data or analyses/trial protocols

The maximum character count is 1500 (including spaces) – this includes the body of the text, tables and footnotes

The submission fee is £16  (approx CAD$30) per abstract; this is non-refundable

Abstracts will be reviewed by the International Scientific Committee (ISC) whose decisions will be sent to you by 20 December 2015 

Presenters of accepted abstracts are expected to register for and attend the congress

Abstract submitters not registered by Friday 19th February 2016 will have thier abstracts removed from the abstract book. 

Submitters are asked to select the session that best fits the topic of their abstract during the submission process

World Obesity and the Canadian Obesity Network suggest that presenters use"people first" language and non-stigmatizing images in presentations.


Abstract Submission Deadline: Monday 30th November 2015 

Conflict of Interest and Funding Disclosure

Authors should disclose any conflicts of interest and funding sources at the foot of the abstract.


Abstracts will be published in the journal Obesity Reviews, as a supplement. A copy of the abstract book (electronic or hard copy) will be provided to all registered delegates.

Abstract Presentation

Abstracts will be accepted for Poster Presentations or as 15 minute Oral Presentations (10 min + 5 min for questions). 

Oral presentations will be within a structured Symposia on the topic. 

Poster authors are expected to stand by their poster during its scheduled presentation time. 

Authors will be notified of the outcome of the ISC review by 20 December 2015, prior to the early bird registration deadline, 31 January 2016

Further information on presentation will be provided at this time.


SCOPE accreditation will be provided to meeting attendees. A certificate will be issued to those requiring documentation. 

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General Info

Don’t miss the opportunity to be involved in the 13th International Congress on Obesity.

Join The World Obesity Federation, the Canadian Obesity Network and the attendees from across the globe who will gather in Vancouver to present the latest research, innovative preventative and treatment strategies, policy updates and guidelines from the world’s leading obesity specialists and global alliances.

New for ICO 2016!

5k Fun Run

Morning Yoga

ICO 2016 Expo Hub

Branded Charging Stations

From Exhibition Stands, tailored sponsorship packages and wellbeing items, there is something to suit every organisation.

Organising Agency

World Obesity Federation Contact Information


Charles Darwin House

12 Roger Street 

London WCIN 2JU 

United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 20 7685 2580

Fax: +44 20 7685 2581


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