SCOPE School Athens 2018- 16th May 2018, Athens 

Advances in Medical Management of Obesity

Megaron International Conference Centre (subject to contract)

Registration Now Open!!

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The World Obesity Federation is offering scholarship to attend our events. 

Click  here for eligibility criteria and application.

Attendees of the SCOPE School will also have a possibility to register for the subsequent 8th International Congress of the Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders – European Chapter. For more information, visit the event website here

/ Summary of event

Advances in Medical Management of Obesity:

  • Making a Diagnosis and Setting Treatment Goals
  • Advances in Lifestyle Intervention
  • Special Dietary Approaches
  • Using Medications Appropriately for Chronic Weight Management
  • Surgical Approaches to Chronic Weight Management
  • Multispecialty Approaches and Chronic Care Across the Lifespan

The agenda will be delivered by two program co-chairs and 6 additional faculty. The program begins at 9:00 and concludes at 16:50.  Lunch is included. The program uses audience response system (ARS), clinical cases and ample time for discussion and audience participation to maximize clinical relevance to learners. 

/ Learning Objectives

The overall objective of the event is to advance individual medical management of patients with obesity.  At the end of the symposium, participant will be able to

  • Recognize obesity as a disease of significance in Greece and nearby countries,
  • Discuss the diagnosis of obesity and initial assessment and staging of patients,
  • Relate the efficacy and safety of conventional lifestyle intervention, commercial programs for lifestyle change and the role of on-line programs and apps in achieving lifestyle change
  • Discuss the safety, tolerability and efficacy of currently available medications used for chronic weight management in the EU,
  • Describe the indications, safety and efficacy of bariatric surgical procedures available in the EU,
  • Recognize the physiologic factors related to weight regain after weight loss, and
  • Identify appropriate approaches among multiple specialties for managing obesity across the lifespan.

Attendees of this event will earn 4 SCOPE points and 16 CPD points

/ Programme 

For the full provisional programme, click here.

 

/ Target Audience

Healthcare professionals working in clinical practice including: dieticians, nutritionists, diabetes nurses, physiotherapists, physical activity specialists, general practitioners, obesity medicine specialists, endocrinologists, diabetologists and internal medicine physicians.

 

/ Scholarship

The World Obesity Federation is offering scholarships to attend our events. Click here to download the application form, which contains eligibility criteria.

 

/ Sponsorship

There are a variety of sponsorship opportunities available to raise awareness to a captive audience. Click  here  for the sponsorship and exhibition brochure.

 

This event is endorsed by Hellenic Medical Association for Obesity.

/ Venue

Megaron Athens International Conference Centre 
Vas. Sofias Ave. & Kokkali St. 
115 21 Athens 

Website: http://www.maicc.gr/en/about/where/

 

/ Accommodation and Concierge Services

The World Obesity Federation are delighted to confirm MICE Concierge Ltd are our trusted official accommodation and concierge service for SCOPE School Athens.

MICE Concierge will be providing an enhanced service for all attendees to help ensure you are well looked after whilst you are in Athens. As our trusted supplier, they have exclusive accommodation rates at surrounding Athens hotels, and will ensure you receive the best experience and most importantly the best rates.

We advise you to book through the official channel as the service is supported by the event; you will get the best rates and by staying in one of the accredited hotels you will be with other delegates and will therefore be able to network/socialise more to get the most out of the event.

To view all exclusive rates and to book online, please click here.

Alternatively, if you would like to reach out to MICE Concierge Ltd direct, please feel free to contact the team on +44 (0) 1438 908770 or email hello@miceconcierge.com and the team will be happy to assist.