OSSICON 2024, will be conducted in Kochi scheduled from 8-10 February 2024. The theme of the conference would be “Metabolic Surgery – Beyond Weight Loss”. OSSICON 2024 will bring in delegates from all across the globe. Sure, you will be improving your knowledge and skills in Bariatric Surgery with the guidance of World Leaders in the field. In addition, you will have the opportunity to explore the greatest tourist spots in God’s Own Country. The conference will be conducted at Le Meridian Convention Center, Kochi.

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National Bariatric Surgery Conference

The annual of conference of OSSI, aptly christened “OSSICON”, has always been a festivity loaded with superb scientific programme that promises a unique opportunity for all those interested in obesity and metabolic surgery to share their experiences, expertise and knowledge and seek practical solutions in their search to eradicate and manage this epidemic. With an emphasis on evidence based surgical treatment strategies, recent advances and integrated health, OSSI teams up with the world leaders and strives to educate, discuss and collaborate with fellow OSSians. Hence, participants can look forward to postgraduate courses, symposia and numerous oral, video and live operating sessions. OSSICON grew places since its first instalment in 2003 and is slated to be one of the great meetings in the ASIA-PACIFIC region.

The first annual of conference of OSSI was held in March 2003 in Mumbai. OSSICON since then has become a regular annual national event on OSSI's calendar with other OSSICON venues being New Delhi (2004), Ahmedabad (2005), Pune (2006), Chennai (2007), Kolkata (2008), Hyderabad (2009), Jaipur (2010), Indore (2011), New Delhi (2012), Bangalore (2013), Ahmedabad (2014), Mumbai (2015), Chandigarh (2016), Goa (2017), Chennai (2018), Kolkota (2019), Bangalore (2020), New Delhi (2021) and Mumbai (2022).

OSSICON today facilitates a rare confluence of Indias best bariatric talent at one place. In 2012, OSSICON had the honour of organising IFSOs world Congress in Delhi. OSSICON also had the privilege of conducting the prestigious IFSO-APC 2017 in Goa.