Meeting Program

We are ECOG - Translating Science into daily practice

Wednesday - November 14

13:00

Registration & Secretariat Opening

13:30

ECOG Working Plan

Daniel Weghuber (Austria)

14:00

Session 1 | Empowering parents in daily practice

  • The role of parenteral involvement in obesity prevention interventions

    TBC

  • How to bridge the intervention-behavior gap in food parenting

    Junilla K. Larsen (Netherlands)

  • Parents as agents of change in childhood obesity

    Paulina Nowitzka (Sweden)

15:30

Session 2: ECOG Statements on:

  • Mass media and childhood obesity

  • Physical activity in the prevention of childhood obesity

  • Soda and energy drinks in schools

17:00

Coffee-Break

17:30

Plenary Session 1: Prevention of early childhood obesity - lessons learned

Berthold Koletzko (Germany)

18:15

Opening Ceremony

19:15

Networking Cocktail

Thursday - November 15

08:30

Oral Presentations 1 | 2 | 3

09:30

First Brazilian Satellite Symposium - ABRAN Symposium

  • Prevalence, risk factors and comorbidities of childhood obesity in Brazil

    Elza Daniel de Mello (Brasil)

  • Childhood obesity and insulin resistance

    Carlos Alberto Nogueira-de-Almeida (Brasil)

  • Clinical implications of childhood obesity in adults

    Durval Ribas Filho (Brasil)

11:00

Coffee-Break & E-Posters

11:30

Session 3 | "Novel" diets

  • Nutraceutical: is there any support for recommendation?

    Branca Silva (Portugal)

  • Rich fructose diets: the bad wolf?

    Luc Tappy (Switzerland) TBC

  • "Anti-inflammatory diet": where are we?

    Renata Barros (Porto, Portugal)

13:00

Lunch

14:00

Session 4 | Exercise is medicine

  • The role of classical sports within pediatric obesity

    David Thivel (France)

  • Football in cardiovascular comorbidity reduction

    Peter Krustup (Denmark)

  • Football as a motivation factor

    André Seabra (Portugal)

15:30

Plenary Session 2: New technologies: from prevention to treatment

  • EU study BigO

    Anastasios Delopoulos (Greece)

16:00

Coffee-Break & E-Posters

16:30

Case Studies

  • Metabolic comorbidities

    Anders forslund (Sweden) Eva Erhardt (Hungary)

  • Psychological issues

17:30

Oral Presentations 4 | 5 | 6

18:30

ECOG General Assembly

20:00

Congress Dinner (optional)

Friday - November 16

08:30

Meet the expert

  • The nutritional management of obesity. ECOG position.

    Marie-Laure Frelut (France)

09:30

Session 5 | Emerging Pathomechanisms

  • Microbiome signature

    Ascensión Marcos (Spain)

  • Sleep pattern: quality and duration

    Denés Molnar (Hungary)

  • Role of xenobiotics and endocrine disruptors

    Conceição Calhau (Porto, Portugal)

11:00

Coffee Break | E-Posters

11:30

Session 6 | Curbing childhood obesity – prevention in different regions

  • The urgent need for prevention in Mediterranean countries

    Elpis Vlachopapadopoulou (Greece)

  • The Seinajoki experience

    Ulla Frantti-Mallinen (Finland)

  • Thinking prevention big: ending childhood obesity zones

    Peter Bergsten (Sweden)

13:00

Lunch

14:00

Session 7: T2DM

  • Progression

    Timothy Barrett (UK)

  • Treatment

    Gian Paolo de Filippo (Italy)

15:00

Session 8: Hidden Comorbidities

  • The kidney

    Liane Costa (Portugal)

  • The lung

    Bernard Faroux (France) TBC

16:00

Coffee Break | E-Posters

16:30

Session 9: The morbidly obese adolescent

  • Comprehensive treatment of the morbid obese adolescents: what can be done?

    Susanna Wiegand (Germany)

  • New pharmacotherapeutic options on the horizon

    Anders Forslund (Sweden)

  • When the decision for bariatric surgery?

    Thorsten Olbers (Sweden)

18:00

Trends in Childhood Obesity in Europe: Lessons from COSI

18:30

Awards Ceremony