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ASOI 2018 Conference:

ASOI are delighted to announce our 2018 Annual Conference. The 2018 meeting will be held on May 14th 2018 in association with the Division of Population Health Sciences at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. This year our focus is on the Environmental determinants of food consumption and obesity. We will once again award the ASOI Award for best submitted abstract (see abstract submission details below). 

Programme: The programme for the conference can be found here:

ASOI 2018 Programme

Online registration for the conference is available here:

or using this form:

ASOI 2018 Registration Form

*** Call for abstracts has been extended*** 

Please see call for abstracts and abstract submission form here

ASOI 2018 Call for Abstracts

The conference will take in the main campus of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, 123 St Stephens Green, Dublin 2. 

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ASOI 2017 Conference:

ASOI hosted our 2017 Annual Conference on 3rd-4th May 2017 in the Health Sciences Centre, UCD, Dublin. The focus was on Childhood Obesity and, in collaboration with the Health Behaviour Change Research Group at NUI Galway, and University College Cork, we had an expanded program over two days with over 15 keynote speakers from 7 different countries. The programme for the conference can be found here:

ASOI 2017 Programme

ASOI 2016 Conference:

ASOI hosted our 2016 conference and AGM on April 27th, 2016 at the Wood Quay Venue in Dublin city centre. The conference addressed the issues around Implementing Obesity Policy into Practice.The programme for the conference can be found here:

ASOI 2016 Conference Programme

ASOI 2014 Conference:

ASOI hosted a one-day conference in Belfast on May 7th, 2014 in Belfast city addressing the important issues of Stigma and Bias in Obesity.The conference programme can be found here:

ASOI 2014 Conference Programme

ECO 2013 - ASOI Satellite Meeting & AGM

ASOI hosted a one-day satellite meeting of ECO 2013 in Dublin on Thursday, May 16th, 2013 at the DCU School of Nursing and Human Sciences. The topic of the meeting was Addressing the Physical Co-morbidities of Obesity: Cardiorespiratory and Musculoskeletal Factors:


The ASOI AGM also formed part of this meeting. 

Inaugural Conference, September 2012

ASOI held it's inaugural 1-day conference on 6th September, 2012, in Dublin. There was a comprehensive programme for the day (includes speaker bios and talk abstracts). For a brief report on the conference, please click here:


A substantial number of abstracts were received for the poster session at the conference, showcasing the diverse range and quality of research in the area of obesity throughout Ireland and beyond. The abstract booklet is available here:


The full posters will shortly be available to ASOI members on the members area of this website.

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