Free Webinars on Childhood Obesity

Your safety is our primary concern

Given the continuing impact of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic and resulting restrictions, ECOG has decided to transition the live 30th ECOG Congress scheduled to take place in Budapest from 11-14 November 2020 to an interactive and engaging online event. ECOG will host the 30th ECOG Congress in Budapest in autumn 2021. 

Free webinars on childhood obesity

Our online programme have global relevance, reach and convenience. Wherever you are in the world, all presentations, discussions and digital content will be available to you throughout the event, and beyond. We will offer digital scientific sessions, discussion, and interactive presentations for free previous registration. In order to make our sessions as engaging and interactive as possible the number of participation to our webinars is limited.

All events will be hosted on the Zoom platform.

More information and Registration link are available below, we look forward to welcoming you to the ECOGwebinars.

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20 October 2020 ECOG & WHO Webinar: Reducing childhood obesity in Europe – COSI contribution for policies and practices

Welcome and introductory remark
• Daniel Weghuber, President, European Childhood Obesity Group (ECOG)

Keynotes:

A snapshot on COSI methods and main further findings.
• Marta Buoncristiano & Julianne Williams

Childhood thinness, overweight and obesity in the WHO European Region.
• Angela Spinelli

Dietary habits from early years to primary school.
• Ana Rito

Policies to prevent and tackle childhood overweight – COSI experience.
• Joao Breda

Acknowledgments:
This webinar is organised in partnership with the World Health Organization.

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12 November 2020 Adherence to treatment of obesity and associated comorbidities in youth

Welcome and introductory remark 
• Daniel Weghuber, President, European Childhood Obesity Group (ECOG)

Keynotes:

Understanding and overcoming the challenges of retaining adolescent patients and caregivers in obesity treatment
• Michael Vallis, Dalhousie University, Canada

Understanding low adherence to an exercise program for
adolescents with obesity
• Angela Alberga, Department of Health, Kinesiology and Applied Physiology Concordia University Montreal Canada

Getting adolescents with severe obesity into treatment.
Lessons from the German YES-Study
• Martin Wabitsch, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Ulm University Medical Center, Germany

Interactive session and conclusions
• Michael Vallis, Dalhousie University, Canada

Acknowledgments:
This webinar is organised in partnership with the Österreichische Gesellschaft für Public Health.
This webinar is funded by an education grants provided by Novo Nordisk.

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12 January 2020 — The place of fruit and vegetable in childhood obesity prevention

Welcome and introductory remark 
• Emma Boyland, Senior Lecturer in Appetite & Obesity, University of Liverpool, UK.

Keynotes:

Food habit formation: Learning to like vegetables (20 min)
• Sam Caton, University of Sheffield, UK.

Making fruit desirable for children: the role of conscious message processing (20 min)
• Brigitte Naderer, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Germany.

« Healthygenic » environment: Improving the Promotion of Fruits and Vegetables for Better Child Health? (20 min)
• Frans Folkvord, Open Evidence Research, Spain and Tilburg University, the Netherlands.

Interactive session and conclusions
• Amelia Lake, Dietician and Professor in Public Health Nutrition, Teesside University, UK.

Acknowledgments:
This webinar is funded by an education grants provided by Novo Nordisk.

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04 February 2021 — Pharmacotherapy in adolescent obesity

Welcome and introductory remark
• Daniel Weghuber, President, European Childhood Obesity Group (ECOG)

Keynotes:

The rationale behind pharmacological treatment in pediatric obesity (30 min)
• Daniel Weghuber, Deparment of Pediatrics, Paracelsus Medical University
Salzburg, Austria

New pharmacological treatment modalities in pediatric obesity (20 min)
• Aaron S. Kelly, Center for Pediatric Obesity Medicine, University of Minnesota, USA

Third topic (more information soon)
• Anders Forslund

Interactive session and conclusions
• Daniel Weghuber, President, European Childhood Obesity Group (ECOG)

Acknowledgments:
This webinar is funded by an education grants provided by Novo Nordisk.