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. All events are hosted on the Zoom platform.

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

Next Webinars

16 September 2021 — Ultra-processed foods in the pediatric population

David Thivel (France)

The NOVA food classification system: rationale and description
• Carlos Monteiro

Consumption of ultra-processed foods and impacts on child health
• Daniela Neri

Policy measures to address ultra-processed food consumption
• Neha Khandpur

Interactive session and conclusions
• David Thivel (France)

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

Previous Webinars

11 May 2021 — Prevention of adult diseases in childhood

Prof. Dénes Molnár (Pécs, Hungary)

Early programing with special focus on in vitro fertilization
• Prof. Tibor Ertl (Pécs, Hungary)

Screening of risk groups
• Sarolta Stomfai (Pécs, Hungary)

Hypertension in children: treat or not to treat ?
• Malgorzata Wojcik (Krakow, Poland)

Interactive session and conclusions
• Dénes Molnár

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

04 February 2021 — Pharmacotherapy in adolescent obesity

Daniel Weghuber, President, European Childhood Obesity Group (ECOG)

The rationale behind pharmacological treatment in pediatric obesity.
• Daniel Weghuber

New pharmacological treatment modalities in pediatric obesity.
• Aaron S. Kelly

An old pill revisited: is there a role for metformin?
• Anders Forslund

Interactive session and conclusions
• Daniel Weghuber

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

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

Emma Boyland, Senior Lecturer in Appetite & Obesity, University of Liverpool, UK

Food habit formation: Learning to like vegetables.
• Sam Caton
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Making fruit desirable for children: the role of conscious message processing.
• Brigitte Naderer
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 « Healthygenic » environment: Improving the Promotion of Fruits and Vegetables for Better Child Health?
• Frans Folkvord 
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Interactive session and conclusions
• Amelia Lake

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

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

Daniel Weghuber, President, European Childhood Obesity Group (ECOG)

Understanding and overcoming the challenges of retaining adolescent patients and caregivers in obesity treatment.
• Michael Vallis

Understanding low adherence to an exercise program for
adolescents with obesity.
• Angela Alberga

Getting adolescents with severe obesity into treatment.
Lessons from the German YES-Study.
• Martin Wabitsch

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.

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

Daniel Weghuber, President, European Childhood Obesity Group (ECOG)

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

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