With the trail of success of the previous conference, OMICS Group hosted the 2nd International Conference and Exhibition on Obesity & Weight Management during December 02-04, 2013 at Hampton Inn Tropicana, Las Vegas, USA with the theme “Fighting Fat for Healthy Weight Loss”. Benevolent response and active participation was received from the Editorial Board Members of OMICS Group Journals as well as from the scientists, clinicians, beauticians, fitness professionals, dieticians, researchers, students and leaders from the fields of Medicine and Healthcare, who made this event successful.
The meeting was carried out through various sessions, in which the discussions were held on the following 17 thought provoking and cerebrating scientific tracks:
- Obesity and Weight Loss
- Eating Disorders
- Obesity and Cancer Risk
- Obesity and Nutrition
- Effect of BMI on Obesity
- Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome
- Effect of Leptin & Ghrelin on Obesity
- Steroid Hormones on Obesity
- Obesity and Pregnancy Complications
- Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes
- Photo voice: An application on Obese individuals
- Visceral fat and Obesity
- Obesity and Osteoarthritis Risk
- Non-Dieting Approaches to Weight Management
- Surgical Procedures on Obesity
- Plastic Surgery and Obesity
- Clinical Research & Interventions
The conference was embarked with an opening ceremony followed by a series of lectures delivered by both Honorable Guests and members of the Keynote forum. The adepts who promulgated the theme with their exquisite talk were;
Dr. Reza Hakkak, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, USA
Dr. Jana Parizova, Obesity Management Centre, Czech Republic
Dr. Edita Stokic, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
Dr. Sultan Ayoub Meo, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
Dr. Rajat Sethi, California Health Sciences University, USA
Dr. Robert W. Mullaly, National Childhood Obesity Foundation, Inc., USA
Dr. Amin Roshdy Soliman, Cairo University, Egypt
Dr. Gabriel M. Gurman, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
Dr. Noyan Gokce, Boston University School of Medicine, USA
Dr. Ema Kantorova, Comenius University, Slovakia
Obesity-2013 Organizing Committee would like to thank the Moderator of the conference, Dr. Andrea Romani, Case Western Reserve University, USA, who contributed a lot for the smooth functioning of this event.
Obesity-2013 Organizing Committee also thanks Ms. Mary Ann Hodorowicz, Consulting LLC, USA for her effort in organizing the workshop.
OMICS Group International offers its heartfelt appreciation to the Silver Sponsor: FitRx Treatment Center, Nashville, USA and Media partners: Cambridge Research Centre, EuroSciCon, ICDAM 9, LongsWoods Publishing Group, National Heart Forum, Conference Clocate, Nutrients: An Open Access Journal, Bentham Science Group, MedTube, Bio Conference Live, Labroots and is also obliged to the Organizing Committee Members, adepts of field, various outside experts, company representatives and other eminent personalities who interlaced with OMICS group in supporting and making the conference a never before one.
Your rejoinder is our inspiration; keeping this motto in mind and being witnessed the triumph of Obesity-2013, OMICS Group is delighted to announce the next event. Mark your calendars for the upcoming extravaganza, "3rd International Conference and Exhibition on Obesity & Weight Management" to be held during December 01-03, 2014 at San Francisco, USA.