ObesityWeek offers attendees many diverse, educational and fun opportunities to network and connect with peers throughout the conference. Many of the functions are complimentary. Attendees registered for the scientific sessions receive a ticket to both the Welcome Reception and AfterDark Event. Additional guest tickets can be purchased for $40. Check out a la carte pricing. For more information about what’s happening with your society, please visit the ASMBS or TOS Highlights page.
Monday, Nov. 12, 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Put on your cowboy boots and get ready to dance to a live band at the world-famous Wildhorse Saloon for the ObesityWeek Welcome Reception!
Wildhorse Saloon features fun activities, including foosball, pool tables, shuffleboard, and more. Want to catch up with old friends? Head to the booths and couches on the 2nd and 3rd floors. Hungry? Buffets will be placed throughout the three floors of the Welcome Reception.
Drink tickets will be provided for meeting attendees and guest tickets* are available for purchase.
You won’t want to miss this!
Tuesday – Thursday, Nov. 13-15, 12:30pm-1:30pm
Be sure to stop by the exhibit hall during lunch each day for special events! Meet General Session speakers, learn new cooking techniques and more.
Tuesday, November 13
- 9:30–10:15am Meet and Greet OW Keynote Steven Nissen, MD
- 12:00–1:30pm Live music-Kyle Mercer
- 3:00–3:45pm Music City Center Cooking Demo
Wednesday, November 14
- 9:30–10:15am Coffee with Colleagues
- 12:00–1:30pm Live music-Dani Jack
- 3:00–3:45pm ASMBS Member Engagement
Thursday, November 15
- 9:30–10:30am Becoming a Twitter-ati: Learning to Tweet Your Heart Out
- 12:00–1:30pm Live Music-Tai Shan Duo
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 9:00pm – 12:00am
Back by popular demand – the AfterDark Party will be hosted in a Nashville honky tonk, so grab your boots and come on down to join us for some rip-roaring fun! Complimentary tickets will be provided for meeting attendees* and guest tickets are available for purchase.
OW Lunchtime Table Topics
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday: 12:30-1:30pm
Kick back, relax and engage your peers on topics that interest YOU! One area of lunch tables will have a topic sign on them – ranging from Nutritional Guidelines to Cancer to Obesity Prevention. So grab your lunch, pick a table and join the discussion! You’ll meet new people who are interested in the topics you care about, and you might just come up with a great new idea together. Afterwards, check out exhibits and posters!
*Attendees registered for the scientific sessions receive a ticket to both the Welcome Reception and AfterDark Event. Additional guest tickets can be purchased for $40. Check out a la carte pricing.