Find abstracts from prior meetings in our Archive.
All ObesityWeek abstracts are embargoed. TOS and ASMBS will make abstracts available to registered attendees at least one week prior to the meeting for planning purposes only.
TOS & ASMBS abstracts will be available as embargoes lift.
ASMBS Abstract Submissions
The American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) submission period for ObesityWeek 2018 is CLOSED
Self-Assessment Questions for MOC (ASMBS Only)
All abstract submitters will be required to develop and submit one test question per abstract to meet requirements for Maintenance of Certification. This must also include a rationale for the right answer.
Financial Disclosure Rule (ASMBS Only)
Within two weeks of notification of acceptance of abstract, any submissions with missing co-author disclosures must be completed. Acceptance notifications will be rescinded for all abstracts with incomplete disclosure information at the end of this two-week grace period. Financial disclosures for all authors are to be entered at the time of submission.
A reminder that ASMBS is presenting accepted posters in E-Poster format only. If accepted as a poster, please note there will be a fee required to upload your poster.
All Abstract Questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
TOS Abstract Submissions
The Obesity Society (TOS) 2018 Call for Late Breaking Abstracts has closed.
The TOS Call for Late-Breaking Abstracts was open from July 20, 2018 – August 13, 2018 (deadline extended from August 6). Notification of acceptance will be emailed in late September from email@example.com. Accepted abstracts will be presented on Tuesday, November 13, Wednesday, November 14 or Thursday, November 15. Please make travel plans to accommodate possible presentation times Tuesday through Thursday.
The TOS Call for Abstracts was open from April 6 – May 8, 2018 11:59 pm eastern time (deadline extended from May 1). Decisions arrived by email in late July from firstname.lastname@example.org. Accepted abstracts will be presented on Tuesday, November 13, Wednesday, November 14 or Thursday, November 15. Please make travel plans to accommodate possible presentation times Tuesday through Thursday.
2018: Brief ideas and symposia suggestions were accepted November 17, 2017 – January 2, 2018. Decisions arrived by email in February from email@example.com.
TOS Poster Instructions
All Abstract Questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
ObesityWeek General Abstract Information
Poster Presentation Instructions
All posters and ePosters will be displayed in the Music City Center Exhibit Hall, Level 3.
Poster Display Dates: Tuesday, November 13 through Thursday, November 15.
TOS poster instructions coming soon.
ASMBS poster instructions coming soon.
All information included in abstracts submitted to ObesityWeek is embargoed. More information here.
ObesityWeek keeps an archive of abstracts presented at past conferences. Please visit our Archive to explore these abstracts.
Abstracts for posters and oral presentations will be published in the Abstract Book and placed on the ObesityWeek website via a password-protected portal one week prior to the meeting to help with planning.
Abstract presenters and authors, whether oral or poster, are required to register for the Scientific Sessions and are expected to pay the registration fee.