AG&M symposium: Obesity
13-12-2018 09:00 13-12-2018 17:30 Pakhuis de Zwijger: IJ zaal, 5th floor Piet Heinkade 181 K, 1019 HC Amsterdam

AG&M symposium: Obesity

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After very successful symposia: “Gut inflammation and Metabolism”, “Nutrition” and “Colorectal Cancer”,
we are happy to announce:

the 4th AG&M symposium: “Obesity”


Thursday, December 13th, 2018: 9:00h - 17:30h

Pakhuis de Zwijger: IJ zaal, 5th floor
Piet Heinkade 181 K, 1019 HC Amsterdam


Attend this symposium to learn the latest on obesity research (fundamental, translational and clinical), to get to know your colleagues, to exchange ideas and to start new collaboration.

Admission is free, but registration is required.

Registration deadline is: December 6th, 2018 

If you want to attend the 'Meet the expert' session with Dr. William Dietz,

you have to register before November 29th.

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09:00 – 10:30    ‘Meet the expert’ Dr. Dietz (sign up required)*
10:30 – 11:00    Coffee/Tea break and Start main symposium
11:00 – 12:30    Session 1
12:30 – 13:30    Lunch
13:30 – 15:00    Session 2
15:00 – 15:30    Coffee/Tea break
15:30 – 16:30    Keynote lecture Dr. Dietz
16:30 – 17:30    Drinks

More information on the program will follow soon.


William H. Dietz, M.D., Ph.D

Sumner M. Redstone Global Center for Prevention and Wellness
Milken Institute School of Public Health
George Washington University
Washington, DC, USA

Dr. Dietz' research has focused on the history of the obesity epidemic in the US and the response to it, and epidemiology of obesity and policy and systems changes to mitigate it. 


If you want to meet Dr. Dietz and want feedback (from him) on your project, please sign up for the "Meet the expert" session on the registration form.
Once you have signed up for the "Meet the expert" you will receive an email in which you will be asked to submit an abstract (max. 250 words). A few abstracts will be selected to be pitched during the session. 

If you want to attend the “Meet the expert” session, you have to register before: November 29th, 2018 


Prof. dr. Hans Jonker
Adjunct Professor
Section of Molecular Metabolism and Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics, University Medical Center Groningen

Drs. Eline van der Valk
PhD-candidate Endocrinology/ Resident-in-training internal medicine 
Erasmus Medical Center, Department of Internal Medicine, Obesity Centre CGG, Rotterdam

Prof. dr. Roger Adan
Professor in molecular pharmacology
Department of Translational Neuroscience, UMC Utrecht

Dr. Ir. Rinke Stienstra
Assistant Professor
Division of Human Nutrition and Health, Wageningen University, Department of Internal Medicine, Radboud UMC, Nijmegen

Prof. dr. Karien Stronks
Professor of Public Health
Department of Public HealthAmsterdam UMC, University of Amsterdam

Prof. Dr. Patrick Schrauwen
Professor of Metabolic Aspects of Type 2 DM
Department of Nutrition and Movement Sciences, NUTRIM School for nutrition and translational research in Metabolism, Maastricht University