• Downtown MontrĂ©al from the Mount Royal


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Message from the congress president

We are delighted to be hosting the 19th World Congress of International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity & Metabolic Disorders (IFSO 2014). The IFSO 2014 Congress will be taking place at the Palais des Congrès de Montréal in Montréal, Québec, Canada from August 26-30, 2014.Read more...


Montréal, québec - Canada

Montréal features modern facilities and attractions against a backdrop of European history and charm. Between Mount Royal and the mighty St. Lawrence River, the downtown core and historic Old Montréal shine year-round with international festivals and events.

Downtown Montréal is not only where people work, it's also where they live, play and display their unique joie de vivre. You'll also experience a plethora of delights in music, theatre,  dance, art exhibits, nightlife, cuisine, shopping and more... all merging in an exciting mix of traditional and avant-garde.


About IFSO

The International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) is a federation composed of national associations of bariatric surgeons. Currently, there are 40 official member associations of IFSO. There are also individual members from countries that thus far have not formed a national association.

IFSO has been mainly a scientific organization, bringing together surgeons and allied health professionals, such as nurse practitioners, dieticians, nutritionists, psychologists, internists and anesthesiologists, involved in the treatment of morbidly obese patients, but in the upcoming years, IFSO will maintain and extend its roll in the challenge of bariatric surgery.

See www.ifso.com for more details.



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