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IFSO 2018

International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders Congress 2018

  • 26 Sep 2018 to 29 Sep 2018
  • Dubai / United Arab Emirates
  • Metabolic And Bariatric Surgery

Whats About

Obesity is an epidemic that has engulfed the life of many human beings worldwide. It affects the daily life, health and morale of individuals because it brings with it many medical problems and health issue that restricts the person from performing daily activities on their own, if not treated in time. The IFSO, International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders has been working for years for the education and knowledge enhancement of medical professionals who are dedicated towards metabolic and bariatric surgery treatments for obese patients.  The organization is composed of 63 official national associations of bariatric surgeons and individual members. The year 2018 marks the 23rd Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders that will be taking place at Dubai in United Arab Emirates from 26th to 29th September 2018 and this congress will be the perfect platform for exchange of knowledge on surgical treatment of severely obese patients, to present and learn new techniques, get acquainted with recent research work and new concepts and to meet the leaders who are experts in this field. . The congress offers a lucrative opportunity for sharing and enhancement of professional acumen for those involved in the study and practice in fields associated with metabolic disorders and obesity. Come be a part of this learning experience based on actual research work and facts that will be help in your clinical excellence to provide best treatment options to patients with metabolic disorders and obesity. Reasons to attend IFSO Congress 2018:

  • A chance to learn about technical perspectives and complication management via video and operating sessions.
  • The meet the expert lunchtime sessions will give additional insights into treatment options.
  • You will get to learn from symposia on special interest groups.
  • Get abreast the latest innovations and inventions in bariatric and metabolic surgery.
  • Get first hand information about recent and upcoming products, equipments and services equipped with latest cutting edge technology at the exhibition.
  • Networking events to form friendships and business associations for a lifetime.
Dates to Remember:
  • 1 December 2017 – Abstract submission & Registrations open
  • 1 April 2018 – Abstract submission ends
  • 1 June 2018 – End of early bird registration
  • 26-29 September 2018 – IFSO 2018 Dates
Places to see in Dubai:
  • Burj Kalifa
  • Burj Al Arab
  • The Dubai Mall
  • Ski Dubai
  • The Dubai Fountain
  • Dubai Creek
  • Palm Jumeirah
  • Dubai Marina
  • Dubai Museum
  • Jumeirah Mosque
  • Jumeirah Beach
  • Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo


Programme Details
The program for the IFSO Congress 2018 is still being prepared and will be out soon. Stay connected to learn about it.