Networking Events

The Overcoming Obesity 2022 Conference is more than just a conference – it’s an opportunity to socialize with like-minded clinicians, build lasting friendships, meet industry leaders and experts in the field, gain firsthand advice, find solutions for your practice and if you attend in-person, explore a new city! Obesity Medicine Association conferences are the best place to network with physicians and healthcare providers in the field of obesity medicine. Check out these fun networking events and activities happening throughout the conference!

Anaheim Conference Events

Member Appreciation Event/Installation of Officers*

Member Appreciation Event/Installation of Officers*

Friday, Oct. 14 | 7:00 – 10:00pm | The Fifth Rooftop

Cost: $25 for Members, $50 per Member Guest

OMA members get the chance to celebrate with fellow obesity medicine specialists at The Fifth Rooftop in Anaheim. Come relax at the 5,000 square foot open air rooftop. Help us recognize OMA’s leaders’ accomplishments and incoming board members. Join us for delicious food, craft cocktails, stunning sunset views, firepits, music, and more. Also, experience Disney fireworks after dark!

*Member event only. Limited capacity.

Dine-arounds

Dine-arounds

 Saturday, Oct. 15, 6:15pm

Need dinner plans? Sign up to attend a vendor sponsored dine-around on Saturday night! Dinner reservations at the best restaurants near the hotel have been made, so you can spend a stress-free evening out getting to know your colleagues and learning from our vendors. (Dinner costs are covered by the vendor. Advance sign-up required in the mobile app.)

Happy Hours and Receptions

Happy Hours and Receptions

Our happy hours and receptions are the ideal opportunity to unwind after a day of learning and to meet like-minded clinicians and professionals practicing in your area, share ideas outside of the classroom and brainstorm with fellow experts.

Meet Your Mentor/Mentee

Meet Your Mentor/Mentee

Connect and build lasting relationships with other clinicians at the conference. OMA pairs seasoned obesity medicine clinicians (mentors) with a small group of mentees to meet with throughout the conference. Sign up during registration. (Offered exclusively to OMA members.)

Exhibit Hall

Exhibit Hall

Opens Oct. 13 at 5:00pm | Closes Oct. 15 at 1:30pm

Explore the innovative technologies, products, and services available to enhance and improve your practice. Meet with exhibitors, try samples, and discover new products and services to use when treating patients with obesity.

Breakfast with the Experts

Breakfast with the Experts

Saturday, Oct. 15, 7:30 – 8:15am

Choose a table with a topic that interests you and spend breakfast discussing that topic with an expert and a small group of other clinicians. This is a great opportunity to follow up on any questions you may have from the sessions you've already attended or to discuss an area you would like to develop further in.

Experts on the Move

Experts on the Move

Friday, Oct. 14, 6:15 – 7:00am

Explore Anaheim on a fast-paced walk led by one of our physical activity experts. Learn different bodyweight and resistance band exercises you can teach to your patients. Worth .75 CME/CE credit. Attendance is optional.

Fun Run

Fun Run

Sunday, Oct. 16, 6:00 – 7:00am

Get your blood pumping during an early morning fun run led by one of our physical activity experts. Take in the sights as you run or jog around the city with a group of fellow attendees. 

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