MASO organizes its scientific conference on obesity biennially with the multiple aims of:
- Establishing and strengthening research through networking and collaboration among member countries and participants,
- Providing a platform for exchange of experiences in addressing issues on obesity, at a national and international level, and
- Sharing knowledge and expertise on current approaches to the management of obesity, including basic science, applied and clinical research, epidemiology and pharmacotherapy.
MASO began organizing biennial conferences since 1995 .
MASO 1995 – MASO Scientific Conference, Istana Hotel, Kuala Lumpur
MASO 1997 – MASO Scientific Conference, Istana Hotel, Kuala Lumpur
MASO 1999 – MASO Scientific Conference, JW Marriott, Kuala Lumpur
MASO 2001 – MASO Scientific Conference, JW Marriott, Kuala Lumpur
MASO 2003 – 2nd Asia-Oceania Association for the Study of Obesity (AOASO), Renaissance Hotel, Kuala Lumpur
MASO 2005 – In conjunction with the Malaysian Scientific Association’s International Scientific Conference (ISC 2005), Putra World Trade Centre, Kuala Lumpur
MASO 2007 – 2nd Asia Pacific Obesity Conclave (APOC) co-organised with Asia Pacific Bariatric Surgery Society (APBSS), Park Royal Hotel, Kuala Lumpur
MASO 2009 – MASO Scientific Conference, Best Western Seri Pacific Hotel, Kuala Lumpur
MASO 2011 – MASO Scientific Conference, Hotel Seri Pacific, Kuala Lumpur
MASO 2014 – 12th International Congress on Obesity (ICO) jointly organized with World Obesity Federation, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur
MASO 2015 – MASO Scientific Conference, Hotel Seri Pacific, Kuala Lumpur
International Congress on Obesity
The International Congress on Obesity (ICO) is the official congress of IASO and is held every four years.
The 12th ICO will take place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 17th-21st March, 2014.
For further information please visit the Congress website at : http://www.iaso.org/events/ico/ico-2014/
Past International Congresses on Obesity
||Washington DC, USA
||New York, USA
||São Paulo, Brazil