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Pre-Registration for the Congress is now closed. On-site registration will open on Wednesday May 14 at 08.30.


Group Registration is now closed

The deadline for Group Registration is Friday April 25, 2008.


Media Pre-Registration is now closed.

On-site registration will open on Wednesday May 14 at 08.30. Those registering as Press must provide one of the following:


  • A letter of assignment from the news organisation being represented
  • Press identification such as an international press pass
  • A business card issued by a recognised news organisation

Freelance journalists are to provide professional credentials in addition to a letter of assignment.


Attendee Login

Once you have registered for the Congress, you will be able to access your

personal attendee area where you can view your booking and print your invoice.


Registration Rates

Earlybird Rate
Before 1st February 2008

Standard Rate
2nd February  to 1st May 2008

Onsite Rate
After 1st May 2008


Full Delegate (Member**)

500 Euro

575 Euro

640 Euro

Full Delegate (Non-Member)

550 Euro

630 Euro

680 Euro

'World Bank' reduced rate***

350 Euro

450 Euro

520 Euro

Full-time student ****

250 Euro

250 Euro

250 Euro

Accompanying Person

120 Euro

120 Euro

150 Euro

*       Registrations after 1st May 2008 must be made onsite at the Congress

**     Please indicate the National Association of which you are a member so that we can verify your membership

***   To qualify for the reduced ?World Bank? rate, you must live and work in a country that is currently eligible to borrow from the World Bank. View the list of eligible countries

****The applicant?s registration must be accompanied by a letter from the university department - please email, post or fax to the Congress Secretariat

Registration inclusions

Full Registration (Including Concessions)

  • Attendance at the scientific sessions and exhibition
  • Morning Tea (15th, 16th and 17th May)
  • Afternoon Tea (15th and 16th May)
  • Lunch (15th and 16th May)
  • Delegate Bag - including programme book, abstract book, delegate list, etc
  • Opening Ceremony and Welcome Reception
  • Certificate of attendance.

Accompanying Person

  • Opening Ceremony and Welcome Reception
  • Delegate Concert.

Payment information

Registration will not be confirmed until full payment is received. Payments must be in Euros using one of the following options:

  • Credit card - Visa and Mastercard payments can be completed during online registration or download the card payment form. Please note that we do not accept American Express or Diners Club
  • Personal or Company Cheque (In Euros) ? Cheques should be made payable to Obesity International Trading Ltd and sent to:

Obesity International Trading

C/O Easo Secretariat

231 North Gower Street

London NW1 2NR

United Kingdom

  • If you wish to pay by bank transfer - Please download the Bank Details

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellations must be made in writing to the Congress Secretariat

  • Cancellations received prior to 1st February 2008 will receive a full refund less a ?100 administration fee

  • Cancellations received after 1st February 2008 will not be refunded

  • The Committee will consider cancellations of registration under exceptional circumstances Substitute delegates will be accepted but must be advised in writing.

Refund Policy

Any claims for refunds must be submitted to the Congress Secretariat by 31st September 2008

Italian Delegates

The Agency dealing with the registration of Italian Delegates is:

Pandani Viaggi SL

Via G Fara 13

Milano 20124


Tel:     +39 02 669 3007

Fax:    +39 02 667 16063



Letters of Invitation/Visa

Letters of Invitation to assist with Visa applications can be provided by the Congress Secretariat once the following information has been provided:

? Registration confirmation number

? Proof of payment of fees

? Full name

? Home address

? Work address

? Date of birth

? Passport number                                            


If you require a letter of invitation please contact the .  Letters of invitation will not be issued after Monday 31 March 2008.



All best endeavours will be made to present the programme as printed in this document. The Congress and its agents reserve the right to alter without prior notice, any of the arrangements, timetables, plans or other items relating to the congress, for any cause beyond its reasonable control. The European Association for the Study of Obesity and the Swiss Association for the Study of Metabolism and Obesity are not liable for any loss or inconvenience caused as a result of such alteration. In the event of unforeseen circumstances, the European Association for the Study of Obesity, the Swiss Association for the Study of Metabolism and Obesity and the Congress Secretariat do not accept responsibility for loss of monies caused by delays. Participants are advised to take out personal travel insurance and to extend their policy to cover personal possessions. The Congress does not cover individuals against cancellations of bookings or theft or damage to belongings.

Ricardo De La Riva