UKCO 2024 Programme

UKCO 2024 Programme

Day 1: 24th September 2024

Time

Session

Speakers

 

 

 

08:15 - 09:00

Registration & refreshments

๐Ÿ“ Room: McCall MacBain Hall

 

09:00 - 09:15

Welcome address

๐Ÿ“ Room: Conference Suite

Dr Nicola Heslehurst, ASO Chair

Professor Nicola Heslehurst (Speaker)

09:15 - 10:00

Plenary 1: Talking about weight

๐Ÿ“ Room: Conference Suite

Patient led Plenary

Sarah le Broq, ASO Trustee & patient representative and Dr Charlotte Albury, University of Oxford

Ms Sarah Le Brocq (Speaker)
Charlotte Albury (Speaker)

10:00 - 10:30

Prize Session - Prevention and Treatment Award

๐Ÿ“ Room: Conference Suite

Awarded to a member of the ASO who, acting individually or representing a team, has made a significant contribution to the prevention or treatment of people living with overweight or obesity.

Applications now open for the ASO Prevention and Treatment Award

Find out more

 

10:30 - 11:15

Refreshments & exhibition

๐Ÿ“ Room: McCall MacBain Hall

 

11:15 - 12:30

Parallel 1 - Symposia: New drugs and new questions for weight management interventions

๐Ÿ“ Room: Conference Suite

Professor Susan Jebb OBE, University of Oxford
Professor John Wilding, University of Liverpool and SCOPE Fellow
Dr Sam West, University of Oxford
Professor Berit Heitmann, University of Copenhagen

Panel discussion:
Professor Jens Sndergaard, University of Southern Denmark
Professor Judith Aron-Wisnewsky, Pitiรฉ-Salpรฉtriรจre Hospital
Professor Carsten Dirksen, University of Copenhagen
Sarah le Brocq, Expert by experience
Carina Jrgensen, Expert by experience


Professor Susan Jebb OBE (Speaker)
Professor John Wilding (Speaker)
Dr Sam West (Speaker)
Professor Berit Lilienthal Heitmann (Speaker)
Professor Jens Sndergaard (Panelist)
Professor Judith Aron-Wisnewsky (Panelist)
Professor Carsten Dirksen (Panelist)
Ms Sarah Le Brocq (Panelist)
Carina Jrgensen (Panelist)

11:15 - 12:30

Parallel 2 โ€“ Oral Abstracts: Using Total Diet Replacement, from bench to bedside

๐Ÿ“ Room: Conference Suite

 

 

Professor

Emilie Combet

Remotely-delivered weight management for people living with long COVID and overweight (ReDIRECT): a waitlist controlled randomised trial using a personalised patient-reported primary outcome measure. 

Mr

Franciskos Arsenyadis

Bodyweight and body composition changes adversely impact glucose control in a multi-ethnic cohort at high risk of type 2 diabetes

Dr

Catherine Homer

The Ups and Downs of the NHS Low Calorie Diet pilot: A Qualitative Exploration Through the Patients Eyes

Dr

Dimitrios Koutoukidis

Dietary energy restriction demonstrates a favourable safety profile, is well-tolerated, and decreases liver steatosis in people with obesity and compensated cirrhosis due to metabolic dysfunction-associated steatotic liver disease: a randomised controlled trial

Associate Professor

Adam Martin

Economic evaluation of NHS Englandโ€™s low-calorie total diet replacement intervention for adults living with obesity and type 2 diabetes: evidence from real-world data and patient simulation modelling

12:30 - 14:00

Lunch, poster viewing, exhibition & networking

๐Ÿ“ Room: McCall MacBain Hall

 

14:00 - 15:15

Parallel 4 - Oral Abstracts: Food marketing, policy and eating behaviours

๐Ÿ“ Room: Conference Suite

 

Miss

Alice O'Hagan

Assessing adherence to Governmentโ€™s sugar, salt, and calorie reduction targets of the top 20 UK restaurants menus in 2024: A cross-sectional study

Dr

Penny Breeze

A conceptual model and model boundary for the impact of food taxes on obesity and the wider UK system

Ms

Hannah Melville

A systematic review on the prevalence of disordered eating/eating disorders in adults with overweight/obesity in obesity treatment settings 

Dr

Marissa Smith

Co-production of a youth advocacy video on unhealthy food marketing in Scotland 

Dr

Jessica Packer

The impact of non-fiscal mandatory and voluntary policies and interventions on the reformulation of food and drink products: a systematic review

14:00 - 15:15

Parallel 6 - Industry-led symposia

๐Ÿ“ Room: Conference Suite

 

15:15 - 16:00

Refreshments & exhibition

๐Ÿ“ Room: McCall MacBain Hall

 

16:00 - 16:45

Three minute thesis competition

๐Ÿ“ Room: Conference Suite

Submit your abstract to UKCO before 31st May 2024 to be eligible for the 3MT.

Find out more

 

16:45 - 17:30

Plenary 2: Child Obesity and the brain

๐Ÿ“ Room: Conference Suite

Associate Professor Susan Carnell, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore

Associate Professor Susan Carnell (Speaker)

17:30 - 18:30

Drinks reception, poster viewing & networking

๐Ÿ“ Room: McCall MacBain Hall

 

 

Day 2: 25th September 2024

09:00 - 09:45

Plenary 3

๐Ÿ“ Room: Conference Suite

Using pharmacotherapy to manage obesity, Professor Barbara McGowan, Kings College London
Using digital platforms to deliver new drugs, Dr Laura Falvey, Reset Health

Professor Barbara McGowan (Speaker)
Dr Laura Falvey (Speaker)

09:45 - 10:30

Refreshments & exhibition

๐Ÿ“ Room: McCall MacBain Hall

 

10:30 - 11:45

Parallel 7 - Industry led symposia

๐Ÿ“ Room: Conference Suite

 

10:30 - 11:45

Parallel 8 โ€“ Symposia: The future of obesity policy: international perspectives in collaboration with World Health Organisation

๐Ÿ“ Room: Conference Suite

 

10:30 - 11:45

Parallel 9 โ€“ Symposia: Future directions in the management of bariatric surgery in the era of new medication

๐Ÿ“ Room: Conference Suite

Melissa Little, University of Oxford
Dr Simon Russell, UCL
Jo Jewell, Novo Nordisk
Dr Tamara Brown, Leeds Beckett
Pooja Sanchev, Clinical Associate Professor (University of Nottingham) and Consultant in Paediatric Diabetes and endocrinology (Nottingham Childrenโ€™s Hospital)
Elizabeth Procter, Nottingham Childrenโ€™s Hospital
Frank Arsenyadis, Leicester Diabetes Centre, University of Leicester


Ms Melissa Little (Speaker)
Dr Simon Russell (Speaker)
Jo Jewell (Speaker)
Associate Professor Tamara Brown (Speaker)
Pooja Sanchev (Speaker)
Elizabeth Procter (Speaker)
Mr Franciskos Arsenyadis (Speaker)

12:00 - 13:15

Parallel 10 - Symposia: New and Emerging Research in Childhood and Adolescent Obesity

๐Ÿ“ Room: Conference Suite

Dr Violeta Moizรฉ, University of Barcelona
Prof Alex Miras, University of Ulster
Mr Kamal Mahawar, Sunderland Royal Hospital
Mary Oโ€™Kane, Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust
Dr Yitka Graham, University of Sunderland
Ken Clare, Expert by experience
Jimmy Fullan, Expert by experience


Dr Violeta Moizรฉ (Speaker)
Professor Alexander Miras (Speaker)
Professor Kamal Mahawar (Speaker)
Ms Mary O'Kane (Speaker)
Professor Yitka Graham (Speaker)
Mr Kenneth Clare (Speaker)
Mr James Fullan (Speaker)

12:00 - 13:15

Parallel 11: Oral abstracts: Novel and emerging interventions for obesity management

 

Professor

Susan Jebb

Effectiveness of a low carbohydrate weight loss programme with remote support for glycaemic control in people with type 2 diabetes in primary care: A randomised clinical trial

Mrs

Anita Attala

The views of specialist adult weight management dietitians on Tier 3 service provision for people with obesity and severe mental illness and/or learning disability: a qualitative study

Dr

George Lam

Influence of opiates, steroids and psychotropic medications on weight loss response to bariatric surgery 

Dr

AB Sirin Ayva

Outcomes of โ€œMy Life Planโ€ An Inclusive Digital Weight Loss Programme by Morelife

Dr

Rhodri King

The effectiveness of Liraglutide 3mg for managing obesity: a retrospective analysis of real-world clinical data.

13:15 - 14:15

Lunch, poster viewing, exhibition & networking

๐Ÿ“ Room: McCall MacBain Hall

 

14:15 - 14:45

Rapid fire/elevator pitch session

๐Ÿ“ Room: Conference Suite

 

14:45 - 15:30

Plenary 4

๐Ÿ“ Room: Conference Suite

Professor Arne Astrup, Novo Nordisk Foundation

Professor Arne Astrup (Speaker)

15:30 - 16:00

UKCO Prize Giving, Closing Remarks and UKCO 2025

๐Ÿ“ Room: Conference Suite

Dr Nerys Astbury (Speaker)