Dr. E. Albert Reece, Dean of the University of Maryland School of Medicine, is a distinguished researcher, academic and administrator. His particular fields of interest and research include pregnancy, diabetes and obesity. He is a sought-after international speaker and has a passion to sound the alarm, and encourage advocacy in combating the pandemic of obesity and diabetes. He will be talking on "Diabesity – a target in the war on NCDs". He will be presenting his own research and cutting-edge concepts and approaches to equip attendees in assessment and prevention strategies of obesity and diabetes. A compelling group that is highlighted is, importantly, those with no voice and also no choice – the unborn babies!