Obesity Group Events and Courses

BDA Obesity specialist group study days

Save the date

Following the success of last year’s event we’re already busy planning the event for 2018 which will be focussed on Tier 3 weight management.  The event will be held in Birmingham at The Studio on the 28th and 29th November 2018. Keep an eye on this page, twitter (@BDA_Obesity) and on our Linked In page for further details of the event.

Previous events

BDA LIVE – The cutting edge of obesity research

15th March 2018

Hosted by the Obesity Specialist Group

Sessions on the latest evidence for

Slides available to BDA Obesity group members where indicated.

Obesity: Thoughts, Feelings and Behaviours

29th and 30th November 2017, The Studio, Birmingham

A 2-day lecture and workshop programme with a focus on behaviour and psychology.

  • Download programme : Day 1,  Day 2
  • Download slides (BDA Obesity group members only):

  1. Weight stigma 
  2. Apps for overeating?
  3. Dietetic approaches to Binge Eating Disorder
  4. Sustainable diets
  5. Influencing motivation
  6. Look after yourself
  7. Cognitive Analytic Therapy
  8. Compassion Focussed Therapy
  9. Psychological issues in bariatric surgery
  10. Health psychology approaches
  11. Early emotional eating
  12. Mindfulness
  13. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  14. Non-hunger eating

Obesity Management: What is the future?

Held on Thursday, 8th Dec 2016, in Manchester

  1. Whole systems approach
  2. Low carbohydrate diets
  3. Intermittent energy restriction
  4. Digital therapeutics
  5. Genetics
  6. Nutritional genomics
  7. Counterweight & DIRECT
  8. Marketing food to children

Obesity: Care Along the Pathway

Held on Friday 4th March 2016, at Heythrop College, London


The following organisations offer relevant CPD courses. Please contact the delivering organisation for more details. Inclusion does not confirm endorsement by the Obesity Specialist Group.