Virtual Event Information

Event Details:

The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) is excited to announce that our 2021 Your Weight Matters Convention & EXPO will once again be presented on a virtual platform! While we wish we were able to be in person, you can count on YWM2021 – VIRTUAL to bring together the most sought-after health and weight industry experts to present science-based information in an easy-to-understand format, designed to help attendees navigate the complex topic of weight management…. all easily at your fingertips in a VIRTUAL PLATFORM!

YWM2021VIRTUAL offers FREE ACCESS to a unique virtual event series that is crafted with a one-of-a-kind program designed to help individuals seeking answers about their weight and health. This year’s virtual program will allow you to dive into key topics during our thought-provoking general sessions and then allow attendees to choose which breakout session applies to their weight journey. Our program is developed to help individuals understand the science behind obesity all while learning key strategies and gaining access to valuable tools. If you’re simply tired of sifting through all of the information regarding your weight and health, then YWM2021 – VIRTUAL is an event you won’t want to miss!

Virtual Event Schedule: 

Event 1: Saturday, July 17
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm EST/10:00 am – 12:00 pm PST

Event 2: Sunday, July 18
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm EST/10:00 am – 12:00 pm PST

Event 3: Saturday, July 24 
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm EST/10:00 am – 12:00 pm PST

Event 4: Sunday, July 25 
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm EST/10:00 am – 12:00 pm PST

The complete YWM2021 Virtual Program Agenda and Schedule with be released in Spring 2021. This will include details of special bonus programming that you can expect during the week between main events.

**Please note that the times are subject to change.

Registration Information:

The OAC knows that individuals need access to the quality of education offered at our Annual Convention, so we strive to keep the cost to the attendee low. We have registration options to meet all needs and budgets starting with a FREE ACCESS category! In addition, in the past we have been able to offer a CE credit registration category for nurses and some healthcare professionals as part of their attendance of the virtual event series. More details surrounding registration pricing and CE credits will be available in Spring 2021.

Virtual EXPO Hall:

Resources You Can Use.

Our goal is to equip you with the right education and tools you need to be successful on your weight management journey. The YWM2021 Virtual EXPO Hall will serve as a key resource for our attendees. Our exhibitors offer products and services that can help you fill your toolbox to help you find success with your weight that lasts. These resources will be available to attendees-only during the live event series!

Past EXPO Halls have included exhibitors that offer:

      • Portion control tools that aid with mindful eating
      • Behavior modification and mental health workbooks
      • Protein shakes, bars and snacks
      • Information on pharmacotherapy treatment options
      • Shapewear and fashion for all sizes
      • Bariatric vitamins and supplements
      • Specialized fitness equipment for all skill levels
      • And so much more!

If you or your company would like to participate as an exhibitor in the Virtual EXPO Hall, email Melissa Woolley, OAC Senior Program Manager, at [email protected] for more details.

BONUS Tools and Resources:

The Virtual Events Series will offer a variety of additional resources for attendees to access at their disposal.

These resources include:

      • Supplemental Handouts/Materials
      • Recorded Webinars (featuring OAC Advocacy Trainings)
      • OAC Resources

 

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