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The proceedings of the 9th Fribourg Obesity Research Conference (FORC-2017) have been published in a special issue of 

Obesity Reviews: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/toc/1467789x/2018/19/S1

9th Fribourg Obesity Research Conference (FORC-2017)

Targeting Lifestyle Energy Expenditure in Management of Obesity & Cardiometabolic Risks: from Biology to Built environment

 

Organised by: Abdul Dulloo, Jennifer Miles-Chan, Yves Schutz, Jean-Pierre Montani

Scientific Program

Thursday 19th October                      

10:00 – 10:15                     Welcome to FORC-2017

​Jean-Pierre Montani & Abdul Dulloo 

University of Fribourg, Switzerland

10:15 – 13:00                     Morning Session

​​10:15 – 10:45                     Changes in physical activity over lifespan: impact on body composition & sarcopenic obesity

​Klaas Westerterp

University of Maastricht, The Netherlands

​​10:45 – 11:20                     Modulation of behavioural energy expenditure: from a built environment perspective

​Stanley Ulijaszek 

University of Oxford, UK

11:20 – 11:50                     Coffee/tea break and Poster Viewing

​​11:50 – 12:25                     Modulation of non-shivering Thermogenesis: from a built environment perspective

​Wouter van Marken Lichtenbelt

University of Maastricht, The Netherlands

​​12:25 – 13:00                     How much exercise should be promoted to raise daily energy expenditure and health?

​Nuala Byrne

University of Tasmania, Australia

       

13:00 – 14:10                     Lunch

14:15 – 17:35                     Afternoon Session

​​14:15 – 14:50                     Why physical activity does little to control weight: the exercise paradox

​Herman Pontzer 

Hunter College, New York, USA

​​14:50 – 15:25                     Energy intake compensation in response to energy deficit by diet versus exercise

​Eric Doucet 

University of Ottawa, Canada

​​15:25 – 16:00                     Metabolic responses to caloric restriction: from a perspective of lean-fat tissue partitioning

​John Speakman 

University of Aberdeen, Scotland

16:00 – 16:25                     Coffee/tea break and Poster Viewing

​​16:25 – 17:00                     Gender issues in promoting physical activity & fat oxidation in obesity management

​Jennifer Miles-Chan

University of Auckland, New Zealand

​​17:00 – 17:35                     Novel dietary strategies to attenuate adaptive responses in obesity therapy

Amanda Salis (née Sainsbury) 

University of Sydney, Australia

17:35 – 17:40                    Closing Remarks

​Abdul Dulloo 

University of Fribourg, Switzerland