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FORC-2017
SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM

 
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9th Fribourg Obesity Research Conference (FORC-2017)
Thursday, October 19, 2017

Organised by
the Department of Medicine / Physiology, University of Fribourg, Switzerland

In association with
Swiss Association for Study of Obesity (ASEMO/SAMO)

SSMG and SSMI Accreditation (formation continue) = 8 points
(Accredited by the "Société Suisse de Médecine Générale)

Targeting Energy Expenditure in Management of Obesity & Cardiometabolic Risks:
From Biology to Built environment

To be held on Thursday, October 19, 2017, at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland
   
08:30 - 09:15
Registration - Coffee / Croissants
09:15 - 09:30
Welcome to FORC-2017 Jean-Pierre Montani & Abdul Dulloo
Univ. Fribourg
09:30 - 13:00

Morning session

09:30 - 10:05

Changes in physical activity over the lifespan: impact on body composition & sarcopenic obesity 
Klaas Westerterp
Univ. Maastricht

10:05 - 10:40

Physical activity and the built environment
Stanley Ulijaszek
Univ. Oxford

10:40 - 11:10
Coffe break & Poster viewing
11:10 - 11:45

Modulation of non-shivering Thermogenesis: from a built environment perspective
Wouter van Marken Lichtenbelt
Univ. Maastricht

11:45 - 12:20

How much exercise should be promoted to raise daily energy expenditure and health?
Nuala Byrne
Univ. Tasmania

12:20 - 12:55

Issues in targeting thermogenesis for weight maintenance & healthy catch-up growth
Abdul G Dulloo
Univ. Fribourg

13:00 - 14:10
Lunch
14:15 - 17:40

Afternoon session

14:15 - 14:50

Why physical activity does little to control weight: the exercise paradox
Herman Pontzer
Hunter College, New York

14:50 - 15:25

Energy intake compensation in response to energy deficit by diet versus exercise
Eric Doucet
Univ. Ottawa

15:25 - 16:00

Metabolic responses to caloric restriction: from a perspective of lean-fat tissue partitioning
John Speakman
Univ. Aberdeen

16:00 - 16:30
Coffe break & Poster viewing
16:30 - 17:05

Gender issues in promoting physical activity and fat oxidation in obesity management
Jennifer Miles-Chan
Univ. Auckland

17:05 - 17:40

Novel dietary strategies to attenuate adaptive responses in obesity therapy
Amanda Salis (née Sainsbury)
Univ. Sydney

17:40 - 17:45
Closing remarks - A.G. Dulloo (Fribourg)
 
 

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