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Joint Scientific Meeting of The Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society (ANZOS) and the Obesity Surgery Society of Australia and New Zealand (OSSANZ) in conjunction with Asia Oceania Association of Studies for Obesity (AOASO) 2017

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Title: Joint Scientific Meeting of The Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society (ANZOS) and the Obesity Surgery Society of Australia and New Zealand (OSSANZ) in conjunction with Asia Oceania Association of Studies for Obesity (AOASO) 2017
Specialty: Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dates: From Oct, 4, 2017 to Oct, 6, 2017
Location: Adelaide, AUSTRALIA
Type: Meeting
Registration Cost: From 315 to 910 USD
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Event Overview
Welcome message:

Welcome to the Joint Scientific Meeting of The Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society (ANZOS) and the Obesity Surgery Society of Australia and New Zealand (OSSANZ) in conjunction with Asia Oceania Association of Studies for Obesity (AOASO). 

With great enthusiasm we are pleased to invite you to attend the 2017 Joint Scientific Meeting which will be held at the Adelaide Convention and Exhibition Centre from the Wednesday 4th to Friday 6th October 2017.

With three active, eminent and prominent societies meeting under the one roof this conference will feature a diverse and vibrant group of established international and national experts. You will have direct access to opinion-leaders, experts and key decision makers which will afford an invaluable opportunity to gain knowledge, foster relationships and create networks. We look forward to your active participation and contribution.

The 2017 Scientific Organising Committee


Doctor Fabio Gomes

Pan American Health Organization/WHO

Dr Fabio Gomes is a Nutritionist (Rio de Janeiro State University), with a Masters in Population Studies and Social Research (National School of Statistical Sciences of Brazil) and a PhD in Public Health (Institute of Social Medicine of the Rio de Janeiro Read More...

Professor Kelvin Higa

Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital

Dr. Kelvin Higa is a fellow of the ASMBS and has served as president of this organization 2007-2008 and is currently serving as President for IFSO.  Considered one of the early pioneers in minimally invasive bariatric surgery, Dr. Higa has devoted much of Read More...

Professor Francesco Rubino

King's College London

Professor Rubino’s research showed that the anti-diabetes effect of certain bariatric procedures, particularly gastric bypass surgery, results from mechanisms beyond weight loss. This evidence provided a scientific rationale for surgical treatment of type Read More...

Professor Randy Seeley

University of Michigan

Dr. Randy Seeley is the Henry K. Ransom Endowed Professor of Surgery at the University of Michigan School of Medicine.  Prior to that, Dr. Seeley was Professor of Medicine and held the Donald C. Harrison Endowed Chair at the University of Cincinnati Colle Read More...

Professor Steven Smith

Translational Research Institute for Metabolism and Diabetes

Current academic positions:SrVP and CSO, Florida HospitalScientific Director, Translational Research Institute for Metabolism and Diabetes www.tri-md.orgProfessor, Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute 

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Doctor Amanda Cox

Menzies Health Institute Queensland (MHIQ) & Griffith University

Dr Cox is a Senior Research Fellow at the Menzies Health Institute QLD. She has spent the last 15 years pursuing clinical translation research applying a holistic experimental approach to understand risk factors for disease and evaluate relevant intervent Read More...

Professor Christine Feinle-Bisset

The University of Adelaide

Prof Christine Feinle-Bisset is a nutritional scientist with an undergraduate degree from the University of Stuttgart-Hohenheim (Germany).  Following a PhD in gastrointestinal physiology at the University of Sheffield, UK, and a post-doc at the University Read More...

Doctor Gilly Hendrie

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Associate Professor Lisa Moran

Monash University

Dr Moran is the Head of the Healthy Lifestyle Research Program at the Monash Centre for Health Research and Implementation, Monash University School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine. She has a background in physiology, epidemiology, evidence-based Read More...

 Doctor Alexia Pena Vargas

Doctor Alexia Pena Vargas

The University of Adelaide


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Professor Gary Wittert

The University of Adelaide

Gary Wittert obtained his medical degree from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg South Africa. He trained as an endocrinologist in Christchurch, New Zealand and received postdoctoral training at Harvard Medical School and Oregon Health Sc Read More...


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Late Registration From: 2017-07-29 To: 0--
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Group registrations not allowed

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Accompanying persons not allowed

Registration Documents:
Letter of invitation:
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Online Abstract Submission:

We don’t accept Online Abstracts


Adelaide Convention Centre

North Terrace

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

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Submission Info

ANZOS 2017 Submission Categories:

Basic Science

Public Health


OSSANZ 2017 Submission Categories: 

Outcomes from Bariatric Surgery

Complications of Bariatric Surgery

Techniques of Bariatric Surgery

Integrated Health

Basic Science Relating to Weight Loss

The submission process is online from the same profile you create for registration. It will work with any contemporary browser and the system will let you know if there is a problem with your browser version. When ready, you should open your document so you can cut and paste into the online system. Please do not work from .pdf files. The steps are straight forward and the abstract builds online as you paste in so you can check it is as you wish.

The benefits of this system are many but include:

 i.   Allowing you to preview your abstract and make modifications to your satisfaction;

 ii.  Ensuring you know your lodgement is completed as you will receive an immediate email confirmation;

 iii. Ensuring accurate indexing of all authors in the abstract book;

 iv. Ensuring consistent presentation of all abstracts in the proceedings (overarching formatting is imposed).

Abstracts cannot contain more than 300 words. When submitting your abstract, please follow the guidelines below to what your abstract should include;

– an introductory statement that outlines the background and significance of the study

– a succinct description of the basic methodologies

– a clear indication of the major findings of the study

– a concluding statement

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Fitzroy VIC 3065


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