2019 ObesityHelp National Conference Agenda

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4th

Friday AM Fitness, Rise 'n Shine with Gary Siegel, CPT
Pace Yourself - Low Impact Morning Exercises Geared to You!
Location: Santa Rosa Pre-Function
7:00AM - 8:00AM

:: OH2019 CONFERENCE REGISTRATION ::
At the registration check-in, you'll 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 ::
Stop by the exhibitor tables to try samples and learn about each vendor's bariatric friendly products and services.
Location: Catalina Ballroom, Friday & Saturday
8:00AM - 5:00PM

:: CLOTHING EXCHANGE, SPONSORED BY FITFORME ::
This is a 100% free clothing exchange, there are no fees or money exchanged for the donated clothing.
Location: Catalina Ballroom, Friday & Saturday
8:00AM - 5:00PM
:: FRIDAY OPENER - MIX & MINGLE, SPONSORED BY NUTRACELLE ::
Here you will break-the-ice before the sessions begin. There will be games, fantastic prizes and giveaways!
Location: Santa Rosa Ballroom
9:30AM - 10:30AM

Plastic Surgery Q&A Panel with Dr. Agha, Dr. Katzen, Dr. Munro-Wilson, Dr. Schwartz, Dr. Umansky
Uncovering You, Plastic Surgery After WLS
Location: Santa Rosa Ballroom
10:30AM - 11:30AM
:: 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 Sheri Burke, RHN
Adapting to a Keto Lifestyle After Bariatric Surgery
Location: Santa Rosa Ballroom A
1:00PM - 1:50PM

Session 1B with Jonathan Dichter
Transform Yourself: Positivity and Humorous Musings After WLS
Location: Santa Rosa Ballroom B
1:00PM - 1:50PM

Session 2A with Adrienne Youdim, MD, FACP
Troubleshooting Hunger After Bariatric Surgery
Location: Santa Rosa Ballroom A
2:00PM - 2:50PM

Session 2B with Steven Reyes, EdD
Diets Have An End-Date, Lifestyles Don't: Maintenance After WLS
Location: Santa Rosa Ballroom B
2:00PM - 2:50PM

Session 3A with Gina Giarratano-Gilland
Exploring Fitness After WLS - Motivation Matters!
Location: Santa Rosa Ballroom A
3:00PM - 3:50PM

Session 3B with Angela Taylor, LCSW
Understanding Attachment Styles On Your WLS Journey
Location: Santa Rosa Ballroom B
3:00PM - 3:50PM

:: MEET & GREET COSTUME PARTY, SPONSORED BY PATCHMD ::
We'll be wrapping the night up with a Costume Party, there will be music & dancing!
Location: Santa Rosa Ballroom
8:00PM - 11:00PM

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5th

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

:: OH2019 CONFERENCE REGISTRATION ::
At the registration check-in, you'll 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, SPONSORED BY FITFORME ::
This is a 100% free clothing exchange, there are no fees or money exchanged for the donated clothing.
Location: Catalina Ballroom, Friday & Saturday
8:00AM - 5:00PM
:: DOORS OPEN ::
Welcome Ceremony
Location: Santa Rosa Ballroom A & B
9:00AM - 9:30AM

Fireside Chat with Dr. Steven Reyes, Lora Grabow, LMSW, Dr. Sameer Murali, Dr. Brian Quebbemann
Facing the Truth, Regain Happens!
Location: Santa Rosa Ballroom A & B
9:35AM - 11:10AM

Announcements + Photos
11:10AM - 11:20AM

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

Location: Santa Rosa Ballroom A & B
11:45AM - 12:45PM

Session 1A with Brian Quebbemann, MD, FACS, FASMBS
Phases of Permanent Weight Loss and the Dietary Rebuild - Understanding the process of getting to success
Location: Santa Rosa Ballroom A
1:00PM - 1:50PM

Session 1B with Anjy Divine
Overcoming Everyday Challenges: Secrets of a Successful Post-Op
Location: Santa Rosa Ballroom B
1:00PM - 1:50PM

Session 2A with Sameer Murali, MD
Maintenance, Not an Elusive Dream; Getting There and Staying There
Location: Santa Rosa Ballroom A
2:00PM - 2:50PM

Session 2B with Lora Grabow, LMSW
Headwork: Could it be the Missing Piece of Your Bariatric Surgery Journey?
Location: Santa Rosa Ballroom B
2:00PM - 2:50PM

Session 3A with Natalie Buntzen, MS, RDN
Crushing Cravings – What To Do When Your Appetite Returns
Location: Santa Rosa Ballroom A
3:00PM - 3:50PM

Session 3B with Grad Panelists - Janine, Ed, Sean, and Jen
Navigating Post-Op Life: Overcoming Challenges, Enjoying Triumphs & Celebrating Successes
Location: Santa Rosa Ballroom B
3:00PM - 3:50PM

After Party & Fashion Show
Join us for the After Party of the OH2019 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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