Conferences


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


MASO 2017 – MASO Scientific Conference, Premiera Hotel, Kuala Lumpur