Registration Now Open for the Your Weight Matters Convention & EXPO!

We are excited to announce that registration and housing are now open for the Your Weight Matters Convention & EXPO, taking place August 1-3 in Tampa! There is no better time to make your plans for attending this one-of-a-kind event than RIGHT NOW!

YWM2019 offers:

  • Real Experts – Top-notch weight and health education presented by the nation’s leading physicians, researchers, scientist and other industry experts.
  • Real People – Meet People invested in their health and that understand your goals and challenges in your journey with weight.
  • Real Support – Whether from a speaker who is also a health care provider to the new friend you met chatting before a session, YWM2019 is a welcoming, safe place to seek the tools you need in your health journey.

Our YWM Program Agenda includes a diverse range of weight and health-related topics that were carefully picked to represent your everyday questions, challenges and goals! Here’s a glimpse of some of the sessions that you’ll get to experience at the YWM2019:

  • Understanding What Drives Hunger: The Connection between Your Brain and Appetite – presented by Carl Roberts, PhD, MRes, BSc
  • Exercise – How Much Does It Really Take? – presented by Tim Church, MD, MPH, PhD
  • Using Your Values to Empower Healthy Change with Acceptance-based Therapy – presented by Jason Lillis, PhD
  • AND MUCH MORE! Click here to see the full YWM2019 Program Agenda​​​

Make your Plans to Attend!


You can register now, starting at $50/day and $105 for Full Convention! Don’t miss out on a chance to win a FREE three-night stay at our host hotel! Register by March 20th to be automatically entered to win!

Register Now!


The OAC Convention Room Block officially opens today! Reserve your room for just $145/night (single/double occupancy) at the Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel and Marina, right in the center of downtown along the beautiful Tampa Riverwalk!

Earn CE Credits!

Nurses and some healthcare professionals have the chance to earn up to 18 CE Credits when attending Convention! Click here to learn more and check your eligibility!

Need Financial Assistance?

Scholarships are available to help individuals who are unable to afford the cost of registration and travel to Convention. Learn more about the OAC’s Convention Scholarship Program to help make YWM2019 a possibility for you!