AOCO Symposia

AOCO Symposium 1
Neural circuits of feeding behavior and obesity

Chairperson: Soon Jib YOO (The Catholic University of Korea, Korea)
Tiemin LIU (Fudan University, China)

Room 3 / 30 August 2019 (Fri)

09:10-09:40

An enigma of 65 years: glucose-sensing neurons
Greg Seong-Bae SUH (KAIST, Korea)
09:40-10:10

Hunger-sensing neural circuits influence metabolism and motivation; implication for obesity
Zane ANDREWS (Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute, Australia)
10:10-10:40

Neurometabolic mechanisms underlying mood and motivational deficits in obesity
Stephanie FULTON (University of Montreal, Canada)

AOCO Symposium 2
Not what to eat, but when to eat matters

Chairperson: Moon-Kyu LEE (Sungkyunkwan University, Korea)
Donna H. RYAN (Pennington Biomed Research Center, USA)

Room 3 / 30 August 2019 (Fri)

14:30-15:00

Overview of the fast diet
Young Min CHO (Seoul National University, Korea)
15:00-15:30

Effect of meal timing and frequency on cardiometabolic risk factors
YoonJu Song (The Catholic University of Korea, Korea)
15:30-16:00

Diverse impact of intermittent fasting on adipose tissue remodelling
Hoon-Ki SUNG (The Hospital for Sick Children & University of Toronto, Canada)

AOCO Symposium 3
Rising star symposium

Chairperson: Kyoung-Kon KIM (Gachon University, Korea)
Brian OLDFIELD (Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute, Australia)

Room 5 / 30 August 2019 (Fri)

14:30-14:43

Comparison of the Harris-Benedict equation, bioelectrical impedance analysis, and indirect calorimetry for measurement of basal metabolic rate among adult obese Filipino patients with prediabetes or type 2 diabetes mellitus
Sybil Claudine LUY (St. Luke’s Medical Center Quezon City, Philippines)
14:43-14:56

Origin and mechanism of macrophages expansion in the hypothalamus of diet-induced obese mice
Chan Hee LEE (Asan Medical Center, Korea)
14:56-15:09

Ethnic difference and nutrients intake: the association with metabolic syndrome among Malaysian population
Aryati AHMAD (Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Malaysia)
15:09-15:22

Histone demethylase KDM4A regulates histone demethylation during adipocyte differentiation
Eko Fuji ARIYANTO (Universitas Padjadjaran, Indonesia)
15:22-15:35

Metabolic profiles and fibrosis of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in the elderly: a community-based cross-sectional study
Tsung-Po CHEN (China Medical University Hospital, Taiwan)
15:35-15:48

Listen to your body: sensitivity to internal body signals is associated with body composition and the experience of appetite
Keri MCCRICKERD (Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore)
15:48-16:00

Intranasal targeting hypothalamic PTP1B and TCPTP reinstates leptin and insulin sensitivity and promotes weight loss in obesity
Garron DODD (The University of Melbourne, Australia)

AOCO Symposium 4
Developmental origins of obesity & diabetes

Chairperson: Choong Ho SHIN (Seoul National University, Korea)
Joseph PROIETTO (University of Melbourne, Australia)

Room 3 / 30 August 2019 (Fri)

16:20-16:50

Early life determinants of adiposity and obesity risk
Yung Seng LEE (Khoo Teck Puat-National University Children's Medical Institute, Singapore)
16:50-17:20

Intrauterine exposure to maternal hyperglycemia in offspiring of Korean mothers with GDM
Hak Chul JANG (Seoul National University, Korea)
17:20-17:50

Adipose tissue exosomes regulate placental glucose metabolism and fetal growth in gestational diabetes
Martha LAPPAS (University of Melbourne, Australia)

AOCO Symposium 5
Complications of metabolic surgery

Chairperson: Sang Kuon LEE (The Catholic University of Korea, Korea)
Kwang-Wei THAM (Singapore Association for the Study of Obesity (SASO), Singapore)

Room 3 / 31 August 2019 (Sat)

09:10-09:40

Are there adverse consequences of sleeve gastrectomy?
Alvin ENG (National Cancer Centre, Singapore)
09:40-10:10

Complications of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
Chih-Kun HUANG (China Medical University, Taiwan)
10:10-10:40

Postprandial hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia after bariatric surgery: exogenous GLP-1 analogs will be a promising therapeutic option
Yong Jin KIM (H+ YANGJI Hospital, Korea)

AOCO Symposium 6
Presidential reports on the epidemiology of obesity in the AOASO region

Chairperson: Brian OLDFIELD (President, Asia Oceania Association for the Study of Obesity)
Room 4 / 31 August 2019 (Sat)

09:10-09:25

Nation-wide report of obesity in Korea
Kyu-Rae LEE (Korean Society for the Study of Obesity (KSSO), Korea)
09:25-09:40

Estimating body mass index and waist circumference cutoffs for obesity and health impact from studies in indonesia
Gaga Irawan NUGRAHA (Indonesian Society for the Study of Obesity (ISSO), Indonesia)
09:40-09:55

Obesity trends based on BMI, waist circumference and body composition in Malaysia
Mohd Ismail NOOR (Malaysian Association for the Study of Obesity (MASO), Malaysia)
09:55-10:10

Overall obesity rate according to the BMI & WC standards in Taiwan
Yi-Ching YANG (Taiwan Medical Association for the Study of Obesity (TMASO), Taiwan)
10:10-10:25

Obesity in Thailand
Piyamart SITIPREDANANT (Bangkok Association of Regenerative Health and The Study of Obesity (BARSO),Thailand)
10:25-10:40

Epidemiology of obesity in the AOASO region
Banshi SABOO (All India Association for Advancing Research in Obesity (AIAARO), India)

AOCO Symposium 7
Hidden link between obesity and kidney

Chairperson: Yong-Wook CHO (CHA Bundang Medical Center, Korea)
Wen-Yuan LIN (China Medical University, Taiwan)

Room 3 / 31 August 2019 (Sat)

14:30-15:00

Obesity and chronic kidney disease: what is the link?
Andrea LUK (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
15:00-15:30

Obesity, metabolic syndrome, and CKD
Seung Hyeok HAN (Yonsei University, Korea)
15:30-16:00

SIRT3 activity in the pathogenesis in metabolic kidney injury
Daisuke KOYA (Kanazawa Medical University, Japan)

AOCO Symposium 8
Filling the gap in clinical practice - regional recommendations for prevention and treatment of obesity

Chairperson: Brian OLDFIELD (President, Asia Oceania Association for the Study of Obesity)
Room 4 / 31 August 2019 (Sat)

14:30-14:42

Tipping the scales - challenges and progress in prevention in Australia
Jane MARTIN (Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society (ANZOS), Australia)
14:42-14:54

Insights from 2018 HKASO community telephone survey on obesity in Hong Kong
Francis Chun Chung CHOW (Hong Kong Association for the Study of Obesity (HKASO), Hong Kong)
14:54-15:06

Epidemiology and nation-wide strategy for reducing obesity in the Japanese population and new intervention program
Kazuyo TSUSHITA (Japan Society for the Study of Obesity (JASSO), Japan)
15:06-15:18

New Zealand, land of milk and honey
Elaine RUSH (Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society (ANZOS), New Zealand)
15:18-15:30

Obesity in The Philippines: sign of development or decline
Mia C FOJAS (Philippine Association for the Study of Overweight and Obesity (PASOO), Philippines)
15:30-15:42

Curbing obesity in Singapore: Are we there yet?
Kwang-Wei THAM (Singapore Association for the Study of Obesity (SASO), Singapore)
15:42-16:00 Discussion
Jane MARTIN (Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society (ANZOS), Australia)
Francis Chun Chung CHOW (Hong Kong Association for the Study of Obesity (HKASO), Hong Kong)
Kazuyo TSUSHITA (Japan Society for the Study of Obesity (JASSO), Japan)
Elaine RUSH (Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society (ANZOS), New Zealand)
Mia C FOJAS (Philippine Association for the Study of Overweight and Obesity (PASOO), Philippines)
Kwang-Wei THAM (Singapore Association for the Study of Obesity (SASO), Singapore)

AOCO Symposium 9
Strategy to controlling obesity epidemic

Chairperson: Doo-Man KIM (Hallym University, Korea)
Chih-Jen CHANG (National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan)

Room 5 / 31 August 2019 (Sat)

14:30-15:00

National obesity control program in Korea
Ok PARK (Center for Disease Prevention, CDC, Korea)
15:00-15:30

Strategy and policy of obesity prevention and treatment in Taiwan
Nain-Feng CHU (Ministry of Health and Welfare, Taiwan)
15:30-16:00

Measures for obesity of Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW), Japan
Masakazu AIHARA (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Japan)