LIBSS 2020 is being organised by BARIATRIC AND METABOLIC SURGERY UK. The society has been set up to

  • To encourage and promote scientific and research work in the field of obesity and metabolic surgery and to undertake actions towards the growth and development of obesity and metabolic surgery in all aspects.
  • To educate the common public, medical/healthcare providers about obesity, obesity related diseases and the management options by holding workshops, talks, seminars or through print or electronic media.
  • To hold meetings, scientific discussions/reading technical papers, CMEs, conferences, workshops and organize exhibitions of instruments etc for technical improvement.
  • To associate together in one body, all qualified persons practicing or interested in obesity and metabolic surgery.
  • To promote the establishment of centre where adequate training can be imparted and to coordinate the working of these centre to ensure uniform training in these centre with a view to promote metabolic surgery as a super specialty in the field of surgical disciplines.
  • To establish contact with various institutions, foundations and societies in UK and overseas and coordinate with them in order for better exchange of knowledge, manpower and technology.
  • To remain non-political in its outlook and functioning and to readily co-operate with the government of the day.
  • To publish articles, newsletters, books, directories, pamphlets, periodicals, journals or publications for public or private circulation as found relevant and to maintain a library.
  • To acquire and hold the properties movable and immovable and to procure manpower that may be necessary or advantageous for the functioning of the society.
  • To receive donations, funds or grants for the development of foundation and for instating awards, prizes.