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Implications of the Rise in Global Obesity

November 22, 2013

Location
NCAA Hall of Champions
700 W. Washington Street, Indianapolis, 46204
Directions

Primary Sponsors
Supporting Sponsor
 
Overview

The increase in global obesity has profound implications for future healthcare costs and at the same time provides opportunities for existing companies and entrepreneurs to develop new products and services. Key medical opinion leaders will offer their thoughts as to the causes of the rising trend in obesity and its effects on world health. Executives will discuss their plans for products to prevent and treat obesity and its associated conditions.

Agenda
8:00 9:00am Registration and Breakfast
 
9:00 9:15am

Welcome and Introduction
Scott LaNeve, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, AIT Laboratories

9:15 10:15am

Keynote Presentation - The Obesity Explosion, How Did We Get Here and Where Are We At?
Donald Hensrud, MD, MPH, Chair, Division of Preventive, Occupational, and Aerospace Medicine, Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine and Nutrition, Mayo Clinic

10:15 10:30am Break
 
10:30am 12:00pm

Panel - Policy & Prevention
Moderator: Neal Roach, Partner, Taft, Stettinius & Hollister, LLP

Panel Members:
Andrew Renda, MD, MPH, Program Manager, Chronic Care Strategies/Health Guidance Organization, Humana
Marcie Memmer, Director for the Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, IN State Department of Health
Hank Cardello, Senior Fellow and Director, Obesity Solutions Initiative, Hudson Institute
David K. Lohrmann, PhD, MCHES, Professor and Chair, Dept. of Applied Health Science, Indiana University School of Public Health--Bloomington 

12:00 1:30pm

Luncheon Keynote - Obesity Treatment Considerations: Body, Mind and Spear It?
Introduction: Dr. Robin Wagner, DVM, PhD, Senior Director, Diabetes Management Solutions, Medical and Scientific Affairs, Diabetes Care, Roche Diagnostics Operations 

David Creel, PhD, HSPP, RD, Weight Management Coordinator, St. Vincent Bariatric Center of Excellence 

  Networking
 
1:30 3:00pm

Afternoon Panel - Products & Solutions
Moderator: Jamie Jones, Business Program Manager, North America, Hill-Rom

Panel Members:
David Moller, MD, Vice President, Endocrine and Cardiovascular Research and Clinical Investigation, Lilly Research Laboratories
David Dzisiak, Commercial Leader Grains & Oils, Dow AgroSciences
Todd Kinser, Vice President, Research & Development, Ethicon Surgical Care
Robert Miller, PhD, Divisional Vice President, Abbott Nutrition, R&D Scientific & Medical Affairs

3:00 3:15pm Wrap-up
George Telthorst, Director, Center for the Business of Life Sciences