2018 ObesityHelp Conference: Agenda

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5

Friday AM Fitness with Bec McDorman, MS, RDN
Rise 'n Shine: Yoga For Your Body
Location: Santa Rosa Pre-Function
7:00AM - 8:00AM

Registration
Come register and check-in with our friendly staff to help you get your badge, swag bag, and agenda to get you prepared for the conference.
Catalina Pre-Function, Friday & Saturday
8:00AM - 3:00PM

Exhibitor Visits
Location: Catalina Ballrooms, Friday & Saturday
8:00AM - 5:00PM

Clothing Exchange
Location: Catalina Ballroom AIII, Friday & Saturday
8:00AM - 5:00PM
Friday Opener with Diana Vogel, MS, LMFT
Mix & Mingle
Location: Santa Rosa Ballroom A & B
9:30AM - 11:15AM

Lunch Break
Take some time to explore and go have lunch with your friends before the sessions begin!
11:45AM - 1:00PM

Session 1A with Kate Nash
Cut the Crap: Keeping it Real After WLS
Location: Santa Rosa Ballroom A
1:00PM - 1:50PM

Session 1B with Scott Radcliff
Transforming From Within: Reflection, Recalibration, Refocus
Location: Santa Rosa Ballroom B
1:00PM - 1:50PM

Session 2A with Laura Andromalos, MS, RD, CD, CDE
To Keto or Not to Keto: A Dietitian's Perspective
Location: Santa Rosa Ballroom A
2:00PM - 2:50PM

Session 2B with Samantha Stavola, RDN, LDN
The Importance of Taking Vitamins After WLS & The Dangers of Non-Compliance
Location: Santa Rosa Ballroom B
2:00PM - 2:50PM

Session 3A with Heidi Daniel, RN, MSN, PHN, CBN
Utilizing Your Support System for Accountability & Long-Term Success
Location: Santa Rosa Ballroom A
3:00PM - 3:50PM

Session 3B with Plastic Surgeons: Dr. Domanskis, Dr. Lazos, Dr. Schwartz, and Dr. Umansky
Q&A Panel: Uncovering You: Plastic Surgery After WLS
Location: Santa Rosa Ballroom B
3:00PM - 3:50PM

Session 4A with Ash Krupnik, Personal Stylist
Bariatric Surgery Transformations: Dressing the Body You’re In Now
Location: Santa Rosa Ballroom A
4:00PM - 4:50PM

Session 4B with David Podkameni, MD, FACS
Bariatric Surgery Stomachs: Facts on Stretching & Size
Location: Santa Rosa Ballroom B
4:00PM - 4:50PM
Meet & Greet Costume Party
Costume Party Sponsored by A Lighter Me
Location: Santa Rosa Ballroom A & B
8:00PM - 11:00PM

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6

Saturday AM Fitness with Gina Giarratano-Gilland
Rise n' Shine: Rock-Out With Pound
Location: Santa Rosa Pre-Function
7:00AM - 8:00AM

Registration
Come register and check-in with our friendly staff to help you get your badge, swag bag, and agenda to get you prepared for the conference.
Catalina Pre-Function, Friday & Saturday
8:00AM - 3:00PM

Exhibitor Visits
Location: Catalina Ballrooms, Friday & Saturday
8:00AM - 5:00PM

Clothing Exchange
Location: Catalina Ballroom AIII, Friday & Saturday
8:00AM - 5:00PM
Saturday Opener with Diana Vogel, MS, LMFT
Welcome Ceremony
Location: Santa Rosa Ballroom A & B
9:00AM - 9:15AM

Fireside Chat with Carol Adkisson, Kristin Lloyd, & Dr. Steven Reyes, Diana Vogel
OH2018 Fireside Chat: Defusing Regain Triggers After Bariatric Surgery!
Location: Santa Rosa Ballroom A & B
9:15AM - 11:00AM

Announcements + Photos
10:50AM - 11:00AM

Lunch
Lunch will be provided for all attendees!
Sponsored by Bariatric Nutrition

Location: Santa Rosa Ballroom A & B
11:40AM - 12:40PM

Session 1A with Rae Brooks, MSN, PhD, RN
Bariatric Surgery Regain & Long-Term Weight Loss: What the Research is Showing
Location: Santa Rosa Ballroom A
1:00PM - 1:50PM

Session 1B with Sheryl Spaulding
WLS is Not A Quick Fix: New Realities and New Discoveries After Weight Loss Surgery
Location: Santa Rosa Ballroom B
1:00PM - 1:50PM

Session 2A with Kyle Brown, BA, CCN
Redefining WLS Success: Your Journey to Overall Health & Wellness
Location: Santa Rosa Ballroom A
2:00PM - 2:50PM

Session 2B with Colleen Long, PsyD
Emotional & Mindless Eating: Breaking the Cycle After Bariatric Surgery
Location: Santa Rosa Ballroom B
2:00PM - 2:50PM

Session 3A with Kristin Willard, RDN, CSG, CLT
Tips & Tricks for Meal Prepping After Bariatric Surgery
Location: Santa Rosa Ballroom A
3:00PM - 3:50PM

Session 3B with Angela Taylor, LCSW
Sneaky Villains: Restriction and Perfectionism
Location: Santa Rosa Ballroom B
3:00PM - 3:50PM

Session 4A with Melissa Bailey, PsyD
Sabotaging Your Journey: Managing Your Relationships Before & After Surgery
Location: Santa Rosa Ballroom A
4:00PM - 4:50PM

Session 4B with Cathy Jones, David Kern, Frances Winslow
Grad Panel - Post-Op Life, Lifestyle Changes, & Pitfalls to Avoid
Location: Santa Rosa Ballroom B
4:00PM - 4:50PM
After Party & Fashion Show
Join us for the After Party of the OH2018 Conference with a memorable Fashion Show, followed by a DJ and dancing.
Fashion Show Sponsored by Premier Protein
Location: Santa Rosa Ballroom A & B
8:00PM - 12:00AM

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