Stay Connected at #OW2019

Help us share the excitement of ObesityWeek with social media followers around the globe. The Obesity Society (TOS) and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) regularly post updates about the conference to our social media channels.

We hope you’ll support us in spreading the word about the research, treatment and prevention of obesity presented at ObesityWeek by using #OW2019!

How to join the conversation

Include the official ObesityWeek 2019 hashtag, #OW2019, in ALL social media posts.




How to compose the perfect tweet

New to Twitter? Don’t know a hashtag from a handle? You can STILL join the conversation and live tweet the great scientific and educational events at ObesityWeek. Here’s a step-by-step guide to compose the perfect #OW2019 tweet.

  1. Log in to Twitter at or through the app downloaded to your mobile device.
  2. Click the button in the top right corner showing a feather/quill in a square. This will bring up a box that reads, “What’s happening?”
  3. Type your thought, quote from a session, or link. Be concise! Tweets are limited to 280 characters.
  4. Include hashtag #OW2019. Don’t forget to add this official meeting hashtag to ALL your tweets. Without the hashtag, you tweets won’t be connected to the discussion.
  5. Tag @ObesityWeek, @ObesitySociety and/or @ASMBS if you have enough characters left. We want to see your tweets!

Congratulations on your perfect tweet! Use this same format to post before, during and after ObesityWeek.