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The Program Agenda Subcommittee is responsible for crafting the Convention Educational Program, along with selecting the speakers for each session. In keeping with our commitment to ensure the educational program is unbiased and directed at the goals and mission of the Convention, the committee begins the process by first assembling the educational program and then seeks out the speakers whose expertise best fits the scope of the session.

The open call for speakers and topics for the 2019 National Convention is COMING SOON! If you are interested in presenting at YWM2019, or have a topic you want to see on the agenda, please subscribe to our Convention E-News Alerts to stay up-to-date on the open call process.  Topic areas and speaker expertise needed each year for the OAC National Convention include:

  • Evidence-based Treatment Options for Excess Weight and Obesity
  • Weight Maintenance Strategies
  • Post-surgical Care
  • Nutrition (general and surgical)
  • Mental Health
  • Exercise
  • Childhood Obesity and Family Health Strategies
  • Obesity-related Conditions