The LIBSS symposium will bring together international and national faculty to an amazing programme that is filled with talks, debates and panel discussion on controversies, management of complications and innovations in the field of obesity, bariatric and metabolic surgery. A special feature of this symposium will be ‘BARIAlink LIVE – Linking International Experts in Bariatric Surgery’ with Dr Bruno Dillemans which is a virtual classroom discussing complex bariatric cases (anonymised) among multiple (>20) centres worldwide. There will be a dedicated parallel session with a fantastic programme for bariatric dieticians, psychologists, and nurse specialists (Allied Health Professionals) on both the days. LIBSS 2019 was accredited by the Royal College of Surgeons of England for up to 12.0 CPD points.