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We are pleased to invite you to participate to the Winter Symposium organized by the Belgian Section of Obesity and Metabolic Surgery (BeSOMS) and the Belgian Association for the Study of Obesity (BASO) held in Brussels, February 3rd, 2023 at the Waerboom hotel (Dilbeek).


The 1 day program (separated and joined sessions) with the participation of 200 obesity specialists (surgeons, endocrinologists, nutritionists, diabetologists, health professionals, scientists,…).

We look forward to your participation.


President of BeSOMS 

Bruno Dillemans

Board members

Benoit Navez

Jean Closset

Denis Pitot

Kurt Devroe

Jean-Marc Gillardin

Donald Van Der Fraenen

Jacques Himpens

Jody Valk

Justine Desmet

Laurent Kohnen

Luc Lemmens

Jean-Philippe Magema

Matthias Lannoo

Marc Legrand

Julien Munck

Philippe Hauters

Pierre Hourlay

President of BASO

Bart Van der Schueren


Jean-Paul Thissen


Matthias Lannoo


Board members

Inge Gies

Roland Devlieger

Veronique Beauloye

Eveline Dirinck

An Verrijken

Dirk Vissers

Alexandre Haumann

Nathalie Esser

An Vandeputte 

Esin Er

Noa Daoudy

Stefan Teughels


Marie Barea

Eefje Van Nuland

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