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
Education & Research / Advanced Techniques / hands on emerging & experimental techniques
08:30-12:30 EASO Nutrition Working Group
Teaching Workshop
Content TBC
08:30-12:30 EASO Scientific Advisory Board Masterclass - Metabolic Phenotyping in Maastricht
Chairs: TBC
08:30-08:45 Introduction towards precision nutrition strategy E Blaak (Netherlands)
08:45-09:15 Investigating tissue-specific substrate metabolism in vivo in humans G Goossens (Netherlands)
09:15-09:45 Investigating in vitro and in vivo human gut microbial fermentation E Canfora (Netherlands)
09:45-10:15 Examining inter-organ crosstalk in vitro J Jocken (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
Topics and speakers to be announced
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)
3:30-13:45 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 SESSIONS
Industry Supported Session: Further information will be available via the ZoomForward22 website
17:45-18:00 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-brain signaling and food intake F Gribble (UK)
10:00-10:30 Precision nutrition to target the gut microbiome E Elinav (Israel)
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
  Topics and speakers to be announced
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 antagonists E van Mil (Netherlands)
12:00-12:30 Parental and patient perspective of the treatment of obesity in children and adolescents A Kelly (US)
12:30-12:45 Abstract Presentation TBC
12:45-13:00 Abstract Presentation TBC
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 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 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 Canadian guidelines A Sharma (Canada)
EASO medical nutrition therapy recommendations M Hassapidou (Greece)
What else do we need? L Busetto (Italy)
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
09:30-10:15 School-based health promotion G Buijis (France)
10:15-11:00 Hospital-based health promotion N de Vries (Netherlands)
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
Topics and speakers to be announced
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 Multidisciplinary Session: Update on Guidelines
 
Chairs: TBC  
11:30-11:50 ERABS 2021 update A Thorrell (Sweden)
11:50-12:10 Prehabilitation and transitional care pathways B van den Heuvel (Netherlands)
12:10-12:30 MDT approach to screening, indication and follow-up V Yumuk (Turkey)
12:30-12:50 Post-bariatric body contouring surgery / Body-Q A Pusic (US)
11:30-13:00 Abstract Session
Content TBC
11:30-13:00 Topic Session: Revisional Surgery
Topics and speakers to be announced
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? J Stephenson (UK)
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 Abstract Session
Content TBC
17:15-18:00 PLENARY SESSION
17:15-18:00 Treating side effects and complications after metabolic surgery L Bauer (Australia)
Topics and speakers to be announced
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: Optimization of current standard techniques
Topics and speakers to be announced
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 JF Sallis (US)
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
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-bran 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