Scientific Programme

TRACK 1
BASIC
SCIENCE
TRACK 2
BEHAVIOURAL
AND PUBLIC
HEALTH
TRACK 3
CHILDHOOD AND
ADOLESCENT
OBESITY
TRACK 4
MANAGEMENT
AND
INTERVENTION
TRACK 5
METABOLIC
SURGERY
08:30-12:30 TEACHING WORKSHOPS
08:30-12:30 IFSO-EC Teaching Session
Skills training for residents (Syndaver by Johnson Institute)
08:30-09:00 Best practice RYGB TBC
09:00-09:30 Best practice Sleeve gastrectomy TBC
09:30-10:00 Best practice OAGB TBC
10:00-10:30 Best practice SADI and BPD/DS TBC
11:10-11:30 How to establish a metabolic-bariatric surgical program in residency? TBC
11:30-11:50 Impact of surgical training on outcome TBC
11:50-12:10 How to start with metabolic-bariatric surgery as an established surgeon? TBC
12:10-12:30 How to establish a (dedicated) high volume bariatric-metabolic center? TBC
08:45-12:00 EFAD/NWG/EASO session
Obesity Management in Primary Care; the role of dietitians.
08:45-09:05 Children: how can dietitians be involved in the WHO/EASO childhood obesity programme? WHO, Denmark
09:05-09:25 Adults: the role of the dietitian in Combined Lifestyle Interventions (CLI) in primary care in the Netherlands. Elza Kips ( Netherlands )
09:25-09:45 Importance of the new European dietary obesity guidelines on adults and children. M Hassapidou ( Greece )
09:45-10:00 The role of primary care from a patient point of view. S Sigurdardottir ( Iceland )
10:00-10:15 Discussion about the role of dietitians in primary care in Europe; the position of EFAD. A van Ginkel-Res ( Netherlands )
10:15-10:30 Break
10:30-10:50 Comparison between the European and the National (Dutch) dietary guidelines for adults. E Govers ( Netherlands )
10:50-11:10 The implementation of the European dietary guidelines for children. O Androutsos ( Greece )
11:10-11:30 How to implement the dietary guidelines into patient care. H Mulrooney ( UK )
11:30-12:00 How can politicians use guidelines to promote obesity management. J Bowman ( Belgium )
09:00-12:00 EASO Scientific Advisory Board Masterclass - Metabolic Phenotyping in Maastricht
Chairs: G Fruhbeck ( Spain )
09:00-09:20 A precision nutrition strategy in the prevention of chronic metabolic diseases E Blaak (Netherlands)
09:20-09:50 Investigating tissue-specific substrate metabolism in vivo in humans G Goossens (Netherlands)
09:50-10:20 Investigating in vitro and in vivo human gut microbial fermentation E Canfora (Netherlands)
10:20-10:30 Break
10:30-11:00 Examining inter-organ crosstalk in vitro J Jocken (Netherlands)
11:00-11:30 Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Spectroscopy V. Schrauwen-Hinderling (Netherlands)
11:30-12:00 Microscopical imaging tools to investigate muscle metabolism M. Hesselink (Netherlands)
08:30-12:30 Teaching Workshop
Content TBC
12:30-14:00 MULTIDISCIPLINARY AND TOPIC SESSIONS
12:30-14:00 Multidisciplinary Session: Weight loss in special (Pharmacotherapy) groups
Chairs: TBC
12:30-13:00 Anti-obesity medications and bariatric surgery A Miras (UK)
13:00-13:30 Anti obesity (weight loss) medication and elderly D Dicker (Israel)
13:30-13:45 Abstract Presentation TBC
13:45-14:00 Abstract Presentation TBC
12:30-14:00 Topic Session: Determinants and predictors of outcome/Clinical outcome
Chairs: TBC
12:30-12:45 Registries and how to implement new technology TBC
12:45-13:00 Can we predict outcome? TBC
13:00-13:15 Core outcome set in metabolic-bariatric surgery TBC
13:15-13:30 PROM in metabolic-bariatric surgery TBC
13:30-13:45 New outcome measures - Dutch Textbook Outcome TBC
13:45-14:00 New outcome measures - Swiss-Finnish Outcome Measure TBC
12:30-14:00 Topic Session: Role of food environment to obesity prevention
Chairs: TBC
12:30-13:00 Role of the physical environment L Thornton (Belgium)
13:00-13:30 Role of Policy: ultra processed food & Commercial determinants of health C Knai (UK)
13:30-13:45 Abstract Presentation TBC
13:45-14:00 Abstract Presentation TBC
12:30-14:00 Topic Session: Obesity in preschool children: beyond the first 1000 days
Chairs: TBC
12:30-13:00 Acceleration in BMI between age 2 and 7 years A Körner (Germany)
13:00-13:30 Ages 2 to 7 years as a window of opportunity T Westergren (Norway)
13:30-13:45 Abstract Presentation TBC
13:45-14:00 Abstract Presentation TBC
14:15-15:45 MULTIDISCIPLINARY AND ABSTRACT SESSIONS
14:15-15:45 EASO PAPFF WG Session: Effect of obesity treatment on Physical fitness and function
Topics and speakers to be announced
14:15-15:45 Topic Session: Timing Matters
Chairs: TBC
14:15-14:45 The molecular circadian clock and tissue-specific responses to exercise B Gabriel (UK)
14:45-15:15 Chrononutrition to combat obesity-related complications CM Peterson (US)
15:15-15:30 Abstract Presentation TBC
15:30-15:45 Abstract Presentation TBC
14:15-15:45 Abstract Session
Content TBC
14:15-15:45 Abstract Session
Content TBC
15:45-16:15 COFFEE BREAK/COMMERCIAL EXHIBITION
16:15-17:45 INDUSTRY SUPPORTED SESSION - EASO
Industry Supported Session: Further information will be available via the ZoomForward22 website
16:15-17:45 INDUSTRY SUPPORTED SESSION -  IFSO-EC
Industry Supported Session: Further information will be available via the ZoomForward22 website
17:45-18:30 OPENING PLENARY SESSION
17:45-18:30 The long and winding road to precision medicine: Patients phenotyping - now
and the future
R Batterham (UK)
Chairs: TBC
18:30-19:00 ZOOM FORWARD OPENING CEREMONY
19:00-21:00 ZOOM FORWARD WELCOME RECEPTION

TRACK 1
BASIC
SCIENCE
TRACK 2
BEHAVIOURAL
AND PUBLIC
HEALTH
TRACK 3
CHILDHOOD AND
ADOLESCENT
OBESITY
TRACK 4
MANAGEMENT
AND
INTERVENTION
TRACK 5
METABOLIC
SURGERY
08:30-09:15 PLENARY SESSION
08:30-09:15 Towards personalized interventions: balancing (epi)genetics and environmental factors R Loos (Denmark)
  Chairs: TBC
09:30-11:00 TOPIC AND ABSTRACT SESSIONS
09:30-11:00 Topic Session: The gut in the control of food intake and host metabolism
  Chairs: TBC
09:30-10:00 Gut microbiota in obesity: impact on peripheral metabolism N Delzenne (Belgium)
10:00-10:30 Bottom Up Control of Appetite G Schwartz (US)
10:30-10:45 Abstract Presentation TBC
10:45-11:00 Abstract Presentation TBC
09:30-11:00 Topic Session: Obesity management in older adults
  Chairs: TBC
09:30-10:10 Diagnostic criteria for sarcopenic obesity L Donini (Italy)
10:00-10:30 What treatment and for what outcome R Barazzoni (Italy)
10:30-10:45 Abstract Presentation TBC
10:45-11:00 Abstract Presentation TBC
09:30-11:00 Abstract Session
  Content TBC
09:30-11:00 Topic Session: Indications for metabolic procedures
09:30-09:50 Is BMI still a credible measure to determine eligibility for surgery? TBC
09:50-10:10 How to introduce Class I Obesity with T2DM as an indication for surgery in a
Healthcare System and how to get patient referrals?
TBC
10:10-10:30 Cardiovascular risk TBC
10:30-10:50 NAFLD/NASH TBC
10:50-11:00 Discussion TBC
11:00-11:30 COFFEE BREAK/COMMERCIAL EXHIBITION
11:30-13:00 MULTIDISCIPLINARY AND ABSTRACT SESSIONS
11:30-13:00 Multidisciplinary Session: ‘All hands on deck’ for the treatment of children with obesity
  Chairs: TBC
11:30-12:00 Medical options for treatment: GLP-1 agonists E van Mil (Netherlands)
12:00-12:30 Parental and patient perspective of the treatment of obesity in children and adolescents A Kelly (US)
12:30-13:00 Metabolic-bariatric surgery in Children and Adolescents T Olbers (Sweden)
11:30-13:00 Multidisciplinary Session: Debate in nutrition
  Chairs: TBC
11:30-12:00 The potential benefits of low carb diets M Glandt (Israel)
12:00-12:30 The potential benefits of intermittent fasting E Ravussin (US)
12:30-12:45 Abstract Presentation TBC
12:45-13:00 Abstract Presentation TBC
11:30-13:00 Abstract Session
  Content TBC
11:30-13:00 Abstract Session
  Content TBC
13:00-15:00 LUNCH, EXHIBITION AND POSTERS
13:15-14:45 Posters Viewing and Lunch Exhibition Hall
13:15-14:45 Current Pro’s and Con’s in metabolic-bariatric surgery
13:15-13:35 Is Sleeve gastrectomy the new adjustable Gastric Band? TBC
13:35-13:55 Bile Reflux after OAGB - Underreported in the literature: Will we see a lot more reoperations in the future? TBC
13:55-14:15 GERD limit of success of SADI-S? TBC
14:15-14:35 Is SASI here to stay? TBC
14:35-14:45 Round up TBC
13:15-14:45 INDUSTRY SUPPORTED SESSIONS
  Industry Supported Session: Further information will be available via the ZoomForward22 website
15:00-15:45 TOPIC PLENARY LECTURES
15:00-15:45 Best surgical abstracts
  Abstract Session
  Abstract Session
  Abstract Session
  Abstract Session
15:00-15:45 Plenary Lecture: A year in public health  
Chairs: TBC  
Co-creation and commiunity engagement in obesity prevention and treatment M Chinapaw (Netherlands)
Digital technology approaches to prevention and treatment of obesity R Crutzen (Netherlands)
15:45-16:15 COFFEE BREAK/COMMERCIAL EXHIBITION
16:15-17:15 AWARD AND ABSTRACT SESSIONS
16:15-17:15 Abstract Session
  Content TBC
16:15-17:15 Abstract Session
  Content TBC
16:15-17:15 Abstract Session
  Content TBC
16:15-17:15 Abstract Session
  Content TBC
17:15-18:00 PLENARY SESSION
17:15-18:00 A year of advances in obesity in children and adolescents
L Bauer (Australia)
  Chairs: TBC
18:00-19:00 Posters Networking Reception
Poster Exhibition
  Content TBC

TRACK 1
BASIC
SCIENCE
TRACK 2
BEHAVIOURAL
AND PUBLIC
HEALTH
TRACK 3
CHILDHOOD AND
ADOLESCENT
OBESITY
TRACK 4
MANAGEMENT
AND
INTERVENTION
TRACK 5
METABOLIC
SURGERY
08:30-09:15 PLENARY SESSION
08:30-09:15 Cellular senescence in white adipose tissue: A therapeutic target to improve health? K Spalding (Sweden)
Chairs: TBC
09:30-11:00 TOPIC SESSIONS
09:30-11:00 Topic Session: Settings based approaches to obesity prevention
Chairs: TBC
09:30-10:00 School-based health promotion G Buijis (France)
10:00-10:30 Hospital-based health promotion N de Vries (Netherlands)
10:30-10:45 Abstract Presentation TBC
10:45-11:00 Abstract Presentation TBC
09:30-11:00 Topic Session: Sexual dimorphism in obesity-related cardiometabolic complications
Chairs: TBC
09:30-10:00 The biological underpinnings of body fat distribution F Karpe (UK)
10:00-10:30 Sex-differences in metabolic pathophysiology F Mauvais-Jarvis (US)
10:30-10:45 Abstract Presentation TBC
10:45-11:00 Abstract Presentation TBC
09:30-11:00 Topic Session: Eating disorders among children and adolescents with obesity  
Chairs: TBC  
09:30-10:00 Rapid and pronounced clinical improvement in patients with Anorexia Nervosa
upon treatment with human recombinant leptin
J Hebebrand (Germany)
10:00-10:30 Does treating obesity in children lead to eating disorders? D Wilfely (US)
10:30-10:45 Abstract Presentation TBC
10:45-11:00 Abstract Presentation TBC
09:30-11:00 Topic Session: Optimization of current standard techniques
Chairs: TBC TBC
09:30-09:45 Pouch size in RYGB TBC
09:45-10:00 Limb Length in OAGB TBC
10:00-10:15 The EEJ TBC
10:15-10:30 Banded Sleeve TBC
10:30-10:45 Nissen-Sleeve TBC
10:45-11:00 Panel discussion TBC
11:00-11:30 COFFEE BREAK/COMMERCIAL EXHIBITION
11:30-13:00 MULTIDISCIPLINARY AND ABSTRACT SESSIONS
11:30-13:00 Topic Session: Systems based approaches to obesity prevention: City-based case studies
Chairs: TBC
11:30-12:00 Amsterdam W Waterlander (Netherlands)
12:00-12:30 WHO Healthy Cities Cork, Ireland D Cahill (Ireland)
12:30-12:45 Abstract Presentation TBC
12:45-13:00 Abstract Presentation TBC
11:30-13:00 Abstract Session
Content TBC
11:30-13:00 Topic Session: Revisional Surgery
11:30-11:50 Marginal ulcer and Internal herniation TBC
11:50-12:10 Leaks TBC
12:10-12:30 Non-responders, weight regain and disease progression TBC
12:30-12:50 Benchmark outcomes in revisional metabolic-bariatric surgery TBC
11:30-13:30 Plenary Lecture: Guideline development and future (international) collaboration
Chairs: TBC
Clinical impact of the concept of obesity as an ABCD J Mechanick (US)
What’s new in the Canadian Clinical Practice Guidelines A Sharma (Canada)
EASO medical nutrition therapy recommendations M Hassapidou (Greece)
ERABS 2021 update A Thorrell (Sweden)
Prehabilitation and transitional care pathways TBC
Post-bariatric body contouring surgery / Body-Q A Pusic (US)
What else do we need? L Busetto (Italy)
Panel discussion
13:00-15:00 LUNCH, EXHIBITION AND POSTERS
13:15-14:45 Posters Viewing and Lunch Exhibition Hall
13:15-14:45 INDUSTRY SUPPORTED SESSIONS
Industry Supported Session: Further information will be available via the ZoomForward22 website
15:00-15:45 TOPIC PLENARY LECTURES
15:00-15:45 How far are we from treating obesity to target? State-of-the-art of anti-obesity medications
Chairs: TBC
Panel Discussion D Dicker (Israel)
Panel Discussion J Wilding (UK)
15:00-15:45 Impact of obesity in adolescents and young adults on fertility
Chairs: TBC
When should preconceptual health care begin? TBC
Impact of obesity in adolescents on fertility R Reynolds (UK)
15:45-16:15 COFFEE BREAK/COMMERCIAL EXHIBITION
16:15-17:15 PARALLEL SESSIONS
16:15-17:15 Abstract Session
Content TBC
16:15-17:15 Abstract Session
Content TBC
16:15-17:15 Abstract Session
Content TBC
16:15-17:15 Young IFSO/EASO Early Career Network
Content TBC
17:15-18:00 PLENARY SESSION
17:15-18:00 Treating side effects and complications after metabolic surgery
17:15-17:30 Chronic pain TBC
17:30-17:45 Motility disorders TBC
17:45-18:00 Post bariatric psychiatric disorders and addiction TBC
18:00-19:00 Posters Networking Reception Poster Exhibition
Content TBC

TRACK 1
BASIC
SCIENCE
TRACK 2
BEHAVIOURAL
AND PUBLIC
HEALTH
TRACK 3
CHILDHOOD AND
ADOLESCENT
OBESITY
TRACK 4
MANAGEMENT
AND
INTERVENTION
TRACK 5
METABOLIC
SURGERY
08:30-09:15 PLENARY SESSION
08:30-09:15
Panel Discussion on Food Labelling
Chairs: TBC
Panel Discussion J Seidell (Netherlands)
Panel Discussion A Garde (UK)
Panel Discussion N Gokani (UK)
Panel Discussion C Julia (France)
09:30-11:00 TOPIC SESSIONS
09:30-11:00 Topic Session: Community and systems approach to reducing obesity in children
Chairs: TBC
09:30-10:00 Healthy primary schools for the future: A systems approach school-based
intervention
O van Schayck (Netherlands)
10:00-10:30 Safe digital environments for children E Boyland (UK)
10:30-10:45 Abstract Presentation TBC
10:45-11:00 Abstract Presentation TBC
09:30-11:00 Topic Session: Tailored dietary interventions
Chairs: TBC
09:30-10:00 Whole grains, gut microbiota and health - Time to get personal? R Landberg (Sweden)
10:00-10:30 Different responses to dietary fat in relation to cardiovascular disease J Lovegrove (UK)
10:30-10:45 Abstract Presentation TBC
10:45-11:00 Abstract Presentation TBC
09:30-11:00 Topic Session: Emerging and experimental techniques
09:30-09:40 Why are there so many different procedures? What do we try to solve? Steps of
research?
TBC
09:40-09:50 Endoscopic gastric plications TBC
09:50-10:00 Gastric Artery Embolization TBC
10:00-10:10 Bariclip TBC
10:10-10:20 Duodeno-Jejunal Bypass Liner TBC
10:20-10:30 Duodenal mucosal ablation TBC
10:30-10:40 Functional Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass with Fundectomy and Gastric Remnant Exploration TBC
10:40-10:50 A novel approach to glycemic control in type 2 diabetes mellitus, partial jejunal diversion TBC
10:50-11:00 Final Considerations TBC
09:30-11:00 Topic Session: Physical Activity Environments
Chairs: TBC
09:30-10:00 Role of the physical environment as a determinant of obesity TBC
10:00-10:30 The role of policy C Woods (Ireland)
10:30-10:45 Abstract Presentation TBC
10:45-11:00 Abstract Presentation TBC
09:30-11:00 Emerging and experimental techniques
11:00-11:30 COFFEE BREAK/COMMERCIAL EXHIBITION
11:30-12:00 Zoom Forward Closing Ceremony and Poster Awards Presentation
  Zoom Forward Closing Ceremony and Poster Awards Presentation
12:00-13:30 TOPIC AND ABSTRACT SESSIONS
12:00-13:30 Topic Session: Thermogenic capacity of adipose tissue
Chairs: TBC
12:00-12:30 The gut-brown fat-brain axis in the control of food intake M Klingenspor (Germany)
12:30-13:00 The impact of lipolysis on adipose tissue thermogenesis in humans D Blondin (Canada)
3:00-13:15 Abstract Presentation TBC
13:15-13:30 Abstract Presentation TBC
12:00-13:30 Topic Session: IFSO-EC Video session
  Content TBC
12:00-13:30 Abstract Session
  Content TBC
12:00-13:30 Abstract Session
  Content TBC
13:30-14:30 CLOSING PLENARY SESSION
13:30-14:30 Multidisciplinary Plenary
Content TBC
CLOSE