The First Nordic Conference in Obesity in Gynecology and Obstetrics (NOCOGO) took place in Billund, Denmark between 22(nd) and 24(th) October 2012. The goal of the meeting was to encourage attendance and interaction between obstetricians, gynecologists, nurses and midwives with regard to obesity, because it's worsening global nature. The University of Southern Denmark has a special interest and expertise in this area and the members of the organising and scientific committees were from the university and/orOdense University Hospital.. Financial support for the Conference was provided solely by the Region of South Denmark. Approximately 200 delegates and speakers attended from 11 countries, mainly the Nordic countries but also from Australia, Belgium, Dominica, Israel, Spain, UK and the USA. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.