General Information

Congress Date and Location
4th International Congress on Obesity Surgery and Dietetics will be held in Istanbul from May 16th to May 18th, 2024. On May 16th, 2024, the Obesity Surgery and Dietetics Course will take place in Hall B. Dietitian sessions will occur on May 17th and 18th, while surgical sessions will be held in Hall A on May 16th, 17th, and 18th.


Conference Language
The official languages of the conference are Turkish and English.


Our congress has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) for a maximum of 21.0 European CME credits.


Ethical MedTech
Our congress has been approved by Ethical MedTech.


Invitation Letter
An invitation letter will be sent to all registered participants upon request. This letter is intended to assist participants in obtaining permission from their institutions.


Name Badge
All participants, attendees, and company representatives can obtain their name badges from the registration desk. A name badge must be worn during all scientific and social activities throughout the conference.


Attendance Certificate
All registered participants will receive an attendance certificate.


Exhibition Areas
Throughout the conference, there will be designated areas for companies in the pharmaceutical, medical equipment, device, and book sectors to showcase their products. Access to the exhibition areas requires conference registration.


Payments will be made in Turkish Lira (TL) and can be done via bank transfer or credit card. Participants are responsible for any costs associated with bank transfers.


Cancellation / Refund Policy
Detailed information regarding the cancellation and refund conditions of the conference can be found on the registration-accommodation pages. No other practices will be applicable. In the event of any restrictions imposed under COVID-19 precautions by the Ministry of Health, our congress will be held online. In this case, accommodation and transfer payments will be refunded after deducting bank charges at the end of the congress. Registration and sponsorship payments will be transferred to the online congress, and no refunds will be possible.


Important Dates
Early Registration Deadline: February 8th, 2024
Scientific Program Dates: May 2nd-4th, 2024
Final Abstract Submission Deadline: April 1st, 2024
Abstract Acceptance/Rejection Notification: April 5th, 2024