Obesity Conference 2020 Schedule

The Overcoming Obesity Conference 2020 is the leading medical conference providing clinical obesity treatment education for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, dietitians, pharmacists, and other healthcare providers on how to effectively individualize obesity management in your patient population. Register now to explore how obesity presents in different populations, the complexities of obesity-related diseases, and available tools you can use to personalize obesity treatment for your patients. Don't forget to choose one of the pre-conference events: Review Course for the ABOM Exam or Building an Obesity Treatment Plan: Advanced Cases!

Fall Obesity Summit 2020

Date: October 9-11, 2020
Accreditation: 17.5 CME/CE
Schedule: Friday, Oct. 9 – 8:00 AM-5:15 PM
Saturday, Oct. 10 – 8:15 AM-5:00 PM
Sunday, Oct. 11 – 7:00 AM-12:00 PM

The theme for the Fall Obesity Summit 2020 is Treating Obesity across the Lifespan. As such, the Fall Obesity Summit offers an all-new lineup of topics and speakers to give you advanced training on how to treat obesity in different age groups, in special populations, and in patients with complex adiposity-related diseases.

Schedule on Friday, Oct. 9

6:00-7:00 AM - Experts on the Move

7:00-7:30 AM - Breakfast

7:30-8:00 AM - Presidential Address

8:00-9:30 AM - Overcoming Obesity 2020 Keynote Address: Addressing Provider Burnout

9:30-10:15 AM - Break in Exhibit Hall and Book Signing

10:15-11:00 AM - Industry Panel
10:15-11:00 AM - Pediatric Endocrine Track

11:00 AM-12:00 PM - Health Benefits of Intermittent Fasting
11:00 AM-12:00 PM - Pediatric Endocrine Track

12:00-1:15 PM - Lunch in Exhibit Hall

1:15-2:15 PM - Effects of High-intensity Training vs. Low-intensity Training in Patients with Obesity
1:15-2:15 PM - Pediatric Endocrine Track

2:15-3:00 PM - The Ultrasound Shows Fatty Liver... Now What?
2:15-3:00 PM - Pediatric Endocrine Track

3:00-3:45 PM - Break in Exhibit Hall

3:45-4:30 PM - Weight Management for Patients with Psychiatric Disease
3:45-4:30 PM - Pediatric Endocrine Track

4:30-5:15 PM - Influence of Obesity on Cancer
4:30-5:15 PM - Pediatric Endocrine Track

6:00-9:00 PM - OMA Member Appreciation Event

Schedule on Saturday, Oct. 10

6:00-7:00 AM - Fun Run

7:30-8:00 AM - CME Breakfast Panel

8:15-9:15 AM - Overcoming Obesity 2020 Keynote Address: Harnessing Technology and Software to Fight the Obesity Epidemic

9:15-10:00 AM - Break in Exhibit Hall

10:00-11:00 AM - Healthy at Every Size
10:00-11:00 AM - Is Bariatric Surgery Safe for the Geriatric Population?
10:00-11:00 AM - Tabletop Discussions: Treating Obesity Across the Lifespan

11:00 AM-12:00 PM - The ABC's of Psychological Treatments for Obesity
11:00 AM-12:00 PM - Advanced Tools for Pediatric Weight Management
11:00 AM-12:00 PM - Tabletop Discussions: Treating Obesity Across the Lifespan

12:00-1:00 PM - Lunch in Exhibit Hall

1:00-2:00 PM - How Does Obesity Influence Hematology and/or Oncology Treatment Plans?
1:00-2:00 PM - Pre-conception Counseling: Leveraging a Window of Opportunity to Achieve Better Outcomes
1:00-2:00 PM - Poster Presentations

2:00-3:00 PM - Bariatric Surgery Updates
2:00-3:00 PM - Winning the Weight Battle through Menopause
2:00-3:00 PM - Breakout Session

3:00-3:45 PM - Final Break in Exhibit Hall

3:45-5:00 PM - Sub-clinical Hypothyroidism
3:45-5:00 PM - Treating Obesity in Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Urban and Rural Communities
3:45-5:00 PM - Gut Microbiome: Clinical Assessment and Treatment

Schedule on Sunday, Oct. 11

6:00-7:00 AM - Bootcamp Workout

7:00-7:45 AM - Breakfast with the Experts

8:00-9:00 AM - Anti-obesity Medications in the Pipeline

9:00-10:00 AM - Biodegradable Hydrogel Capsule Device

10:00-10:15 AM - Break

10:15-11:15 AM - Off-label Use of Medications for Obesity Treatment

11:15 AM-12:00 PM - Rapid Fire Case Studies: Pharmacologic Obesity Treatment

Review Course for the ABOM Exam (Pre-conference Event)*

Date: October 7-8, 2020
Accreditation: 13.5 CME/CE and 13.5 Medical Knowledge MOC Points (ABIM)
Level: Intermediate
Schedule: Wednesday, Oct. 7 – 12:30-5:45 PM
Thursday, Oct. 8 – 7:30 AM-5:00 PM

The Review Course for the ABOM Exam is the leading study resource for physicians preparing to become certified in obesity medicine. The course covers the content you need to know for the board exam while also providing you with practical knowledge you can apply to treat patients with obesity in your practice. Earn up to 30 CME/CE – enough to meet the "Group One" requirement for the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) certification exam application – when you attend both the Review Course for the ABOM Exam and the Fall Obesity Summit.

Building an Obesity Treatment Plan: Advanced Cases (Pre-conference Event)*

Date: October 7-8, 2020
Accreditation: 12.5 CME/CE and 12.5 Medical Knowledge MOC Points (ABIM)
Level: Advanced
Schedule: Wednesday, Oct. 7 – 12:30-5:45 PM
Thursday, Oct. 8 – 7:30 AM-5:00 PM

Learn how to create comprehensive, individualized obesity treatment plans for patients with complex adiposity-related diseases, including type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease and congestive heart failure, lipedema, and osteoarthritis of the knee. Use case studies to apply your skills and develop treatment plans built around the Obesity Medicine Association's four pillars of obesity treatment: nutrition, physical activity, behavior, and medication.

Schedule on Wednesday, Oct. 7

12:30-12:45 PM - Introduction

12:45-1:45 PM - Type 2 Diabetes

1:45-2:45 PM - Coronary Heart Disease and Congestive Heart Failure

2:45-3:00 PM - Break

3:00-4:00 PM - Osteoarthritis of the Knee

4:00-5:00 PM - Lipedema

5:00-5:45 PM - Q&A

6:00-7:00 PM - Welcome Reception

Schedule on Thursday, Oct. 8

5:45-6:30 AM - Bootcamp Workout

7:30-8:15 AM - CME/CE Breakfast

8:15-9:30 AM - Casework

9:30-9:45 AM - Break

9:45-11:00 AM - Casework

11:00-11:45 AM - Lunch

11:45 AM-1:00 PM - Casework

1:00-1:15 PM - Break

1:15-2:30 PM - Casework

2:30-2:45 PM - Break

2:45-3:45 PM - Billing and Coding in Obesity Medicine

3:45-4:45 PM - Go Team! Team-based Care in Obesity Medicine

4:45-5:00 PM - Closing Q&A

5:00-6:30 PM - Exhibit Hall Opening Reception

*The Review Course for the ABOM Exam runs concurrently with Building an Obesity Treatment Plan: Advanced Cases. You may only register for one or the other.