YWM2019: What’s the Hype?

Everyone’s talking about YWM2019 in Tampa… what’s all the hype about? Is it just another conference?

Rob Portinga, an active and passionate OAC Community Member who also serves on the Board of Directors as well as OAC’s Your Weight Matters Convention & EXPO Planning and Welcoming Committees, has a special message he wants you to hear — and he shares it with you while hiking!

If you haven’t registered yet for this year’s meeting (YWM2019) in Tampa, August 1-3, you’re missing out on an incredible experience. Rob walks you through the ins and outs of this incredible 3-day event and what you can expect by attending. Whether you come for a day or stay for the weekend, don’t miss out!

Here’s what Rob has to say about past Conventions and what you can expect at YWM2019:

Why OAC? Why YWM2019?

YWM2019 is an experience you won’t find anywhere else. From exclusive OAC advocate training sessions to renowned experts covering science-based weight and health topics, this is an event that rivals all others.

Why is weight-loss so difficult? What advice is there besides “eat less, move more?” No where else will you find a meeting so passionate about the patient experience that wants to equip you on all fronts to manage your weight successfully and meet your individual goals.

Some of this year’s most anticipated topics:
  • Understanding What Drives Hunger: The Connection between Your Brain and Appetite
  • A Complete Look at Mental Health and Obesity: Before, During and After Treatment
  • Using Your Values to Empower Healthy Change with Acceptance-based Therapy
  • What the Science Tells Us about Weight-loss, Weight Gain and Weight Maintenance

To view the complete YWM2019 Program Agenda, CLICK HERE.