2017 ObesityHelp Conference: Agenda

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27

Friday AM Fitness
Rise 'n Shine Walk & Talk with Ms. Shell
Location: Meet in Lobby
7:00AM - 8:00AM

Registration
Location: Foyer, 2nd Floor
9:00AM - 3:00PM

Clothing Exchange
Location: Atlanic Room I, Friday & Saturday
9:00AM - 5:00PM

Friday Opener with Diana Vogel
Mix 'n Mingle
Location: International Ballroom III & IV
10:00AM - 11:00AM

Lunch
Take some time to explore and go have lunch with your friends before the sessions begin!
11:15AM - 12:55PM

Session 1A with Rocky Alexander
Finding Your New Normal in the Kitchen + A Cooking Demo!
Location: International Ballroom III
1:00PM - 1:50PM

Session 1B with Kevin Stephens
My Bariatric Journey: One Day at a Time
Location: International Ballroom IV
1:00PM - 1:50PM

Session 2A with Jo Diniz
A Journey of Weight Loss & Life Gains
Location: International Ballroom III
2:00PM - 2:50PM

Session 2B with Elizabeth Kilpatrick
Don’t Give Up - It’s Never Too Late to Change
Location: International Ballroom IV
2:00PM - 2:50PM

Session 3A with Dan Benintendi
WLS & Living a Realistic Life; Keeping Roadblocks in Perspective
Location: International Ballroom III
3:00PM - 3:50PM

Session 3B with Post-Op Grads: Yelena Kibasova, Patti Trevino, Dennis Veneigh, Heidi Brown
Q&A Panel - Post-Op Life, Lifestyle Changes, & Pitfalls to Avoid
Location: International Ballroom IV
3:00PM - 3:50PM

Session 4A with Shane O'Connor
The Sky’s the Limit - Terrace Rooftop Training
Location: Terrace Rooftop
4:00PM - 4:50PM

Session 4B with Plastic Surgeons: Dr. Cardenas, Dr. Castillo, Dr. Domanskis, & Dr. Katzen
Q&A Panel - Uncovering You: Plastic Surgery After WLS
Location: International Ballroom IV
4:00PM - 4:50PM
Meet & Greet Costume Party
There will be costume contests (with prizes), DJ, and dancing.
Costume Party Sponsored by A Lighter Me

Location: International Ballroom III & IV
8:00PM - 11:00PM

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28

Saturday AM Fitness
Yoga Modifications for Your Body with Bec McDorman
Location: International Ballroom I
7:00AM - 8:00AM

Exhibition Hall Opens
Location: Foyer, 2nd Floor
8:00AM - 5:00PM

Clothing Exchange
Location: Atlanic Room I, Friday & Saturday
9:00AM - 5:00PM

Welcome Ceremony with Diana Vogel
Location: International Ballroom III & IV
9:00AM - 9:15AM

Keynote with Q&A with Rosie Mercado
Presentation: Fearless
Location: International Ballroom III & IV
9:30AM - 11:00AM

Lunch
Location: International Ballroom III + IV
11:15AM - 12:55PM

Session 1A with Kristin Lloyd
Strategies for Staying Motivated Through the Ups & Downs of Life
Location: International Ballroom III
1:00PM - 1:50PM

Session 1B with Bec McDorman
Identifying and Managing Vitamin Deficiencies After WLS
Location: International Ballroom IV
1:00PM - 1:50PM

Session 2A with Dr. Stapleton
Addressing Weight Regain & the Return of Old Habits
Location: International Ballroom III
2:00PM - 2:50PM

Session 2B with Lori Newlon
Setting Yourself Up for Success While Traveling and Eating Out
Location: International Ballroom IV
2:00PM - 2:50PM

Session 3A with Tiffany Haug
Understanding All Things Sweet: Cravings, Addictions, & Sugar Substitutes
Location: International Ballroom III
3:00PM - 3:50PM

Session 3B with Dr. Sowemimo
Breaking Through Barriers: Combating Genetics & Environment
Location: International Ballroom IV
3:00PM - 3:50PM

Session 4A with Jorge Teller
Stop Working for Your Food and Make Your Food Work for You
Location: International Ballroom III
4:00PM - 4:50PM

Session 4B with Bariatric Surgeons: Dr. Adeyeri, Dr. Keshishian, Dr. Ortiz & Dr. Suh
Maximizing Results, Maintaining Weight Loss & Overcoming Regain
Location: International Ballroom IV
4:00PM - 4:50PM
Celebrating You, After Party
Join us for a night of celebrating you….After Party Sponsored by Premier Protein
Location: International Ballroom III & IV
7:30PM - MIDNIGHT

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