7th - 9th Dec, 2017 Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Welcome Message

Dear Colleagues,

On behalf of Emirates Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ESMBS), I would like to welcome you to our 5th Annual GOSS Conference.

Those of you who attended the 2nd conference of GOSS in Dubai, remember well the success that we were all part of in 2014. This year in December, we are again determined to deliver a conference that puts Middle East region in the spot again and maintain a class of scientific program that is up to date and up to the point.

GOSS 2017 will offer pre-conference workshop, master classes, video sessions, live transmissions, panel discussions and state of the art lectures.

Join us at the 5th GOSS Conference from 6th - 9th December 2017 in Dubai and enjoy a bite of the taste of IFSO 2018, Dubai World Congress.

Ali Khammas, MD

About the Conference

The Gulf Obesity Surgery Society is proud to announce the 5th Annual Gulf Obesity Surgery Society Meeting (GOSS) to be hosted by the Emirates Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. The Annual GOSS Meeting has become the region’s premiere educational platform in the field of bariatric surgery where practitioners, researchers and allied health professionals come to learn and network. The event will take place from 7 - 9 Dec 2017 in Dubai, UAE.

The organizing and scientific committees of GOSS 2017 will once again unify their efforts to provide an excellent scientific program that will address all the major advancements and challenges within this field. Moreover world-renowned faculty and experts will speaking and moderating sessions that will broaden the knowledge and improve the skill sets of attendees.

About the Gulf Obesity Surgery Society (GOSS)

The national societies from Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates established GOSS in 2013 to unify their efforts in combating obesity in the gulf region. One of the activities that the regional society is undertaking to achieve this is to create a single educational platform for clinicians and allied health professionals by consolidating the national conferences into the annual GOSS meeting.

Conference Key Topics
  • Multidisciplinary Care of the Bariatric Patient
  • Pathophysiology & Endocrinology of the Metabolic Syndrome
  • New Technologies and Endoluminal Procedures
  • Allied Health
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Roux en Y Gastric Bypass & One Anastomosis Gastric Bypass Omega Loop
  • Weight Regain and Revision Bariatric Surgeries
  • Metabolic Surgery
  • Bariatric Nutrition
Conference Learning Objectives

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