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ECO 2009 – The 17th European Congress On Obesity

18.02.2009
ECO 2009 – THE 17th EUROPEAN CONGRESS ON OBESITY
Amsterdam 6-9 May 2009

Register now for Europe’s premier obesity conference

The 17th European Congress on Obesity (ECO) will take place at the RAI Exhibition and Congress Centre in Amsterdam, the Netherlands (http://www.rai.nl/Contactformulier.aspx) from Wednesday 6 May to Saturday 9 May 2009.

Excess body weight is a major risk factor for several chronic diseases, including diabetes, heart disease, stroke and cancer, making obesity one of the leading preventable causes of death worldwide. With global rates in adults and children on the rise, the condition is considered one of the most significant public health challenges of the 21st century.

ECO 2009 provides a unique European forum for presentations of exciting new research from scientists, clinicians, epidemiologists and public health specialists. About 2,500 scientists, doctors, nurses and public health policy experts are expected to attend.

The European Association for the Study of Obesity welcomes the interest of the media in obesity issues and is happy to provide full assistance to journalists attending ECO 2009. A media centre with computing, fax, photocopying and free international phone and Internet connections will be available. English-speaking press officers will be on hand to assist you.

NB: the official language of ECO 2009 is English and all press materials will be in English.

Media Registration

ECO 2009 is open to bona fide representatives of print and electronic media. Registration is free of charge to journalists who are in possession of a valid, recognised press card. Freelance journalists must present a commissioning letter on headed paper from a recognised news organisation or publication and may be asked to provide sample copies of the publication.

The media registration form (which can be downloaded from the ECO 2009 website at http://www.easo.org/eco2009/press.htm should be sent, along with supporting documentation, to: Sarah Tipping at stipping@iaso.org or by fax to +44 20 7636 9258.

Journalists must present the original of the press card or of the commissioning letter in person at the conference registration desk.

Media registration in advance is strongly recommended. You may register on site providing you produce official press credentials. (Business cards are NOT acceptable).

Hotel accommodation
Hotel rooms can be booked through the ECO 2009 website at: http://www.easo.org/eco2009/accommodation.htm

NB: hotel rooms will go very quickly so early booking is recommended.

For media enquiries about the congress, contact Emma Ross, media consultant:
Email: rosswrite@mac.com
Tel: +44 (0)20 7193 4349
Mobile: +44 (0)7590 563 314

Emma Ross | alfa
Further information:
http://www.easo.org/eco2009/

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