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Eating Disorder Events & Conferences Calendar

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Featured Events:

 2016 NEDA Conference

“The Sky’s the Limit: Advances & Insights in
Eating Disorders Treatment & Prevention”

September 29-October 1, 2016
Chicago, Illinois

This annual conference aims to unite the eating disorder community through education, collaboration, and advocacy efforts. Activities include workshops, making connections through the NEDA Buddy Program, and nightly mixers. The conference is open to anyone in the eating disorder community, including those in recovery, loved ones, professionals, and researchers.
Contact JGreen@myneda.org for more information.


Project HEAL’s 2nd Annual Fighting for 500 Gala

October 27, 2016
San Francisco, California

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Join Project HEAL’s nationwide efforts to send individuals to treatment who could not otherwise afford it. Themed “Fighting for 500,” this gala aims to raise funds to send all of the approximately 500 applicants Project HEAL receives per year to treatment. Register here or contact arwen@theprojectheal.org for more information.


Eating Disorder Retreats

November 4-7, 2016
Balboa Island, Newport Beach, CA

retreat is a special period of time or “time out” from life’s stressors.  A time for you to focus on yourself and finding the support you need to keep moving forward in the direction of recovery.  Are you struggling with relationships, balancing your life, flexibility, or moving to the next stage of your recovery?  Learn from the industries top therapists, doctors and other treatment professionals as they help motivate you for your continued journey on the path to recovery. Register here.


 The Next Step: Moving On From Bulimianorexia
Fall Short-Term Support Group 

September 26 – December 12, 2016
Mondays from 5:15 pm – 6:30 pm EST
New York, New York

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This group is for those in recovery who want to move on to the “next step” — beginning to live a life where your eating disorder no longer defines you. You will move on to gain a more comfortable relationship with yourself, with others, and with food. Participation in this group is subject to a pre-group 1-hr individual consultation. More information.


August, 2016

August 26-27: ANZAED 2016 Conference. Location: Rydges Latimer Hotel – Christchurch, New Zealand. Details: This conference, themed “Building Blocks to Understanding,” includes workshops and keynote speakers Cynthia M. Bulik, Ph.D., and Roger Mulder, Ph.D. Contact: anzaed@anzaed.org.au (Pro)


September, 2016

September 7: Recovery Night. Time: 6:00 p.m. EST. Location: 25550 Chagrin Blvd., Suite 200, Beachwood, OH 44122. Details: Recovery Nights, held quarterly through The Emily Program, are an opportunity for those in recovery to hear inspirational recovery stories from staff, alumni, and community members. Contact: 888-364-5977 (Pub)

September 8: “The Rejected Body: Dreamwork in the Treatment of Eating Disorders” Webinar. Time: 1:00 PM ET. Details: Melissa Daum presents on dreams and their role in the treatment of eating disorders. Contact: blanche@iaedp.com (Pub/Pro)

September 8: Monte Nido Newport Beach Open House. Location: 2 Corporate Plaza, Suite 200, Newport Beach, CA. Time: 2pm-5pm (PST) Details: Come meet the Clinical Leadership of Monte Nido Newport Beach Location for guided tours, information on their treatment programs, answer any questions you may have, and network with colleagues. Contact: jordanwatson@montenido.com (Pro/Pub)

September 8: Recovery Night. Time: 6:00 p.m. PST. Location: 673 Woodland Square Loop SE, Suite 330, Lacey, Washington 98503. Details: Recovery Nights, held quarterly through The Emily Program, are an opportunity for those in recovery to hear inspirational recovery stories from staff, alumni, and community members. Contact: 888-364-5977 (Pub)

September 8-9: The Veritas Collaborative Symposium on Eating Disorders. Location: The Durham Convention Center — Durham, North Carolina. Details: This symposium for medical and mental health professionals features eating disorder advocates Jennifer Gaudiani, M.D., CEDS; Rachel L. Levine, M.D.; Kitty Westin, M.A., and more. Contact: 919-908-9730 (Pro)

September 9: “Acceptance & Commitment Therapy, Mindfulness, Self-Care, and Self-Compassion in a Stressed Out World” Workshop. Time: 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM (EDT). Location: Focus Treatment Centers, 7429 Shallowford Road, Chattanooga, TN. Details: In this workshop, Dr. Kelly Wilson will take an in-depth look at self-care and self-compassion from an Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) perspective; his own treatment model. (Pro)

September 9: “Understanding the Facts About Binge Eating Disorder”  Webinar. Time: 3:00 p.m. EST, 12:00 p.m. PST. Details: Please join us with special guest – Allan S Kaplan MD MSc FRCP(C), Senior Clinician/Scientist, Chief of Research at the Center for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto, and Vice Chair for Research and Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto discusses Binge Eating Disorder.  For more information. (Pub)

September 10: Tapestry Ed Program Back to School Bash. Location: 5010 Hendersonville Road, Fletcher, NC. Time: 11am-2pm UTC. Details: Come enjoy food, art, fun, and games to meet the staff at Tapestry Eating disorder Program and learn more about their Adolescent Program. Contact: (855)-396-2604 (Pub)

September 12-13: Eating Disorders Congress. Location: Philadelphia, PA. Details: Aiming to educate professionals and the public about eating disorder awareness and prevention efforts, this conference will include guest speakers and interactive seminars. The focus of the weekend is “Eating Disorders Threats, Treatments, and Prevention.” Contact: eatingdisorders@conferenceseries.com (Pro)

September 14: Internal Family Systems, Body Positive & Movement Ritual: Incorporating Creativity with Clients with Eating Disorders. Time: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM (EDT).  Details: Presented by Marybeth Weinstock through Castlewood Treatment Centers, learn about how to implement simple experiential concepts from Movement Ritual, a model to help patients improve their body image, as well as how family members can assist in that process. Contact: info@castlewoodtc.com (Pro)

September 15-16: Plymouth State University 2016 NH Eating Disorders Conference. Location: Church Landing at Mill Falls, Meredith, NH. Details: A conference focusing on learning about clinical issues, diversity and integrative therapies, and prevention and education. Contact: margaret@plymouth.edu (Pro)

September 16: Family-Based Treatment for Adolescents with Anorexia Nervosa Workshop. Time: 8:00 AM. Location: Medical University of South Carolina – Charleston, SC. Details: This workshop allows clinicians to gain insight into how family-based treatment can help children with anorexia nervosa, and ways to apply this to their own clients. Contact: train2treat4ed@gmail.com (Pro)

September 16: Project HEAL SoCal Gala. Time: 7:00 p.m. PST. Location: West Hollywood Hills. Details: This gala, sponsored by Reasons and honoring Lisa Kantor of Kantor & Kantor, includes cocktails, a silent auction, and live music. All proceeds from the evening go toward the Project HEAL treatment grant. Contact: california@theprojectheal.org (Pub/Pro)

September 17: National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) Walk. Time: 9:00 a.m. PST. Location: 700 N Rosa Parks Way, Portland, OR. Details: Jenni Schaefer will be speaking at the NEDA Walk in Portland, Oregon this year. Contact: kori.elizabeth.hill@gmail.com (Pub/Pro)

September 19-23: Life Beyond Your Eating Disorder. Location: Rio Retreat Center, 1246 Jack Burden Rd, Wickenburg, Arizona. Details: For those stable in recovery, join Remuda Ranch’s opportunity to identify areas of your life  still influenced by your eating disorder past and negative body image. Take the next step in your recovery! Contact: 800-445-1900 (Pub)

September 21: Understanding and Treating ARFID Seminar. Location: Rogers Memorial Hospital – Appleton. Details: This continuing education seminar for healthcare professionals highlights awareness and treatment for ARFID among adolescents. The $50 fee includes a continental breakfast, box lunch, handouts, and C.E. certificate. Contact: 262-646-1356 (Pro)

September 22: Sports and Eating Disorders. Location: The Hotel Indigo, 99 Groove St., Newton, MA. Time: 6:30pm-8:15pm (EST). Details: Come join Dr. Laura Moretti and Michelle Felton as they present ways to better understand and manage the risks when working with female athletes undergoing eating disorder treatment. Contact: elizabethrozovsky@montenido.com (Pro)

September 23: “Self-Compassion Spectrum of Recovery” Webinar. Time: 1:00 PM. Details: Ann Saffi Biasetti presents on self-compassion in the context of eating disorder recovery. Contact: blanche@iaedp.com (Pub/Pro)

September 27: EDH Google Hangout – Yoga Therapy for Trauma and Eating Disorders. Time: 6:00pm (PST) Details: Join Rachel Sherron of Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center in an interactive discussion on the role of yoga in recovery. Contact: info@eatingdisorderhope.com (Pub/Pro)

September 28: “How to Effectively Use Mindfulness in the Treatment of Eating Disorders” Webinar. Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm EST. Details: Join Dr. Samantha DeCaro of The Renfrew Center in learning about mindfulness as a powerful tool in eating disorder treatment. Register here. (Pro/Pub)

September 29- October 1: 2016 NEDA Conference “The Sky’s the Limit.” Location: Hyatt Regency Chicago – Chicago, IL. Details: This annual conference aims to unite the eating disorder community through education, collaboration, and advocacy efforts. Activities include workshops, making connections through the NEDA Buddy Program, and nightly mixers. The conference is open to anyone in the eating disorder community.
Contact: JGreen@myneda.org (Pub/Pro)


October, 2016

October 11: Recovery Night. Time: 6:30 p.m. CST. Location: 2265 Como Ave., St. Paul, MN 55108. Details: Recovery Nights, held quarterly through The Emily Program, are an opportunity for those in recovery to hear inspirational recovery stories from staff, alumni, and community members. Contact: 888-364-5977 (Pub)

October 12th: “Do You ‘Like’ Me: Social Media and the Impact on Body Image and Disordered Eating” Webinar. Time: 1:00pm MST. Details:  Join Dr. Nicole Hawkins of Center for Change as she explains the effect social media has on us. Register here. (Pro/Pub)

October 13: “Restricting and Dieting Managers, Bingeing, Purging and Overexercising Firefighters, and Ashamed Exiles” Webinar. Time: 12:00 PM ET. Details: Deborah Klinger presents on issues such as restricting, dieting, bingeing, purging, and overexercising. Contact: blanche@iaedp.com (Pub/Pro)

October 14: 4th Annual Conference on Eating Disorders. Time: 8:30am-4:30pm EST. Location: Main Auditorium at St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor. Details: Hosted by St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor and the Center for Eating Disorders, this conference themed “Essential Tools for Clinical Care, Recovery, and Prevention” will feature keynote addresses and breakout sessions. Contact: info@center4ed.org (Pro)

October 14: Center for Hope’s 5th Annual Eating Disorders Symposium. Location: Nevada Museum of Art – Reno, Nevada. Details: This symposium featuring keynote speaker Stuart Murray, Ph.D., will include stories of recovery and interactive presentations by eating disorder experts. Contact: ksedinger@crchealth.com (Pro)

October 15: Birmingham, AL NEDA Walk. Time: 9:00 AM CST. Location: Avondale Park, Birmingham, AL. Details: NEDA Walks are educating affected individuals and their families, while raising vital funds in the fight against eating disorders. Help us create local communities of passionate advocates to support those on the path to recovery. Contact: walks@nationaleatingdisorders.org (Pub)

October 15: Little Rock, AR NEDA Walk. Time: 9:00 AM CST. Location: Riverfront Park, Little Rock, AR. Details: NEDA Walks are educating affected individuals and their families, while raising vital funds in the fight against eating disorders. Help us create local communities of passionate advocates to support those on the path to recovery. Contact: walks@nationaleatingdisorders.org (Pub)

October 18: “Recovery is…” Webinar. Time: 12-1 p.m. and 6-7 p.m. (EST). Details: Presented by the Renfrew Center, this webinar features Lara Pence (MBA, PsyD, CEDS), Kristina Saffran, and Liana Rosenman as they come together to share their battles with eating disorders and what recovery means to them. Contact: jmccormick@renfrewcenter.com (Pub/Pro)

October 19: Recovery Night. Time: 6:00 p.m. PST. Location: 1700 Westlake Ave. North, Suite 700, Seattle, WA 98109. Details: Recovery Nights, held quarterly through The Emily Program, are an opportunity for those in recovery to hear inspirational recovery stories from staff, alumni, and community members. Contact: 888-364-5977 (Pub)

October 20: Advances in the Treatment of Eating Disorders: Integrating Research with Clinical Practice. Time: 8:00am to 4:30pm EST. Location: The Riverhouse at Goodspeed Nation – Haddam, Connecticut. Description: This conference will have a special focus on adolescents with topics including: Binge Eating in Adolescence, Brain Development and the Risk for Eating Disorders, Suicide and Self-Injury, Family Based Therapy, and Athletes. 6 CEUs/CE Hours available. Register here. Contact: Portia Kimbus at pkimbis@waldenbehavioralcare.com (Pro)

October 20-22: Eating Disorders Alpbach 2016 – 24th International Conference. Location: Alpbach, Tyrol, Austria. Details: This international conference will focus on treatment modalities for all types of eating disorders. Submissions are currently being accepted for workshop presenters. Contact: info@netzwerk-essstoerungen.at (Pro)

October 21: 13th Annual Renewed Eating Disorders Conference. Location: Millennium Maxwell House Hotel – Nashville, Tennessee. Details: This conference for eating disorder professionals aims to address updates in treatment while fostering collaboration and networking among specialists in the field. Contact: info@renewedsupport.org (Pro)

October 21: Reading Between the Lines When Treating Children and Pre-Teens with Eating Disorders. Time: 8:00 a.m. CST. Location: Betty Ford Five Star Kids Program – Irving, TX Details: This conference presents on how to treat children and pre-teens struggling with eating disorders. Contact: info@dfwiaedp.com (Pro/Pub)

October 21st: Choosing the Path of Acceptance.  Time: 8:30 am – 11:00 am (EST). Location: The Renfrew Center of Southern New Jersey – 15000 Midlantic Drive, Suite 101, Mount Laurel, NJ. Details: Jancey Wickstrom, The Renfrew Center’s Site Director, presents a seminar for professionals on how to help their patients choose “a path of intentional emotional awareness.” (Pro)

October 25: MEDA’s Fall Breakfast. Time: 7:30am EST. Location: Boston Marriot – Newton, Massachusetts. Details: This special breakfast includes guest speaker Coach Joe Jones of Boston University, speaking on building confidence and community support. Contact: cjudge@medainc.org (Pub)

October 27: Project HEAL’s 2nd Annual Fighting for 500 Gala. Location: The St. Regis Hotel – San Francisco, California. Details: Join Project HEAL’s nationwide efforts to send individuals to treatment who could not otherwise afford it. Themed “Fighting for 500,” this gala aims to raise funds to send all of the approximately 500 applicants Project HEAL receives per year to treatment. Register here. Contact: arwen@theprojectheal.org (Pub/Pro)

October 27-29: BEDA 2016 Annual Conference. Location: Parc 55 Hotel – San Francisco, California. Details: This conference aims to educate professionals on binge eating disorder (BED) and issues affecting this population. One of the featured general sessions titled “First Do No Harm: Challenging Weight Bias as Health Professionals in a Weight-Obsessed Medical Model” includes speakers Marcella Raymond, Ph.D., MPH, and Jessica Setnick, M.S., RD, CEDRD. Contact: lizabeth@bedaonline.com (Pro)

October 28: “On Being a (Mindful) Spectator” Webinar. Time: 12:00 PM ET. Details: Danielle Doucette presents on practicing mindfulness while being a friend or family member of an individual suffering from an eating disorder. Contact: blanche@iaedp.com (Pub/Pro)


November, 2016

November 4-7: Eating Disorder Retreats. Location: Balboa Island, Newport Beach, CA. Description:retreat is a special period of time or “time out” from life’s stressors.  A time for you to focus on yourself and finding the support you need to keep moving forward in the direction of recovery.  Are you struggling with relationships, balancing your life, flexibility, or moving to the next stage of your recovery?  Learn from the industries top therapists, doctors and other treatment professionals as they help motivate you for your continued journey on the path to recovery. Contact: EatingDisorderRetreats@gmail.com (Pub)

November 9: Recovery Night. Time: 6:30 p.m. PST. Location: 2020 East 29th Ave., Suite 200, Spokane, WA 99203. Details: Recovery Nights, held quarterly through The Emily Program, are an opportunity for those in recovery to hear inspirational recovery stories from staff, alumni, and community members. Contact: 888-364-5977 (Pub)

November 10: “Action and Yoga: Evidence Based Yoga Breath Work and Acceptance and Commitment and Therapy” Webinar. Time: 1:00 PM ET. Details: Susan Schrott presents on yoga and the role it plays in eating disorder treatment. Contact: blanche@iaedp.com (Pub/Pro)

November 11: “Uniting Couples in the treatment of Anorexia Nervosa (UCAN)” Webinar.  Time: 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM (EST).  Details: Dr. Cynthia M. Bulik gives a webinar on how to address involving eating disorder treatment in your relationship and how it can bring couples closer together.  Contact: info@aedweb.org (Pub/Pro)

November 11-13: The 26th Annual Renfrew Center Foundation Conference for Professionals. Location: Philadelphia Airport Marriott – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Details: The theme of this conference is “Feminist Relational Perspectives and Beyond: Eating Disorders Across the Lifespan and in Diverse Populations.” Speakers will explore developmental stages and transitions, race and ethnic diversity, gender, and sexual identity issues. The program will examine the ways in which intersecting forms of oppression may affect the development and treatment of eating disorders. Featured speakers include Anne-Marie Slaughter, Ph.D., JD, Diana Foscha, Ph.D., Gayle E. Brooks, Ph.D., Rachel Levine, M.D., and Rachel Simmons, A.B. Contact: kpatel@renfrewcenter.com (Pro)

November 18: “Integrating Yoga into Outpatient Eating Disorder Treatment” Webinar. Time: 1:00 PM ET. Details: Debra Benfield presents on integrating yoga into outpatient eating disorder treatment. Contact: blanche@iaedp.com (Pub/Pro)


December, 2016

December 1: LEAP (Loughborough Eating Disorders Activity Therapy Program) Webinar. Time: 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM EST. Details: Professor Caroline Meyer discusses the highlights and benefits of the Loughborough University’s eating disorder treatment model.  Contact: info@aedweb.org (Pub/Pro)

December 8: Recovery Night. Time: 6:00 p.m. PST. Location: 673 Woodland Square Loop SE, Suite 330, Lacey, Washington 98503. Details: Recovery Nights, held quarterly through The Emily Program, are an opportunity for those in recovery to hear inspirational recovery stories from staff, alumni, and community members. Contact: 888-364-5977 (Pub)

December 8: “Intuitive Living: 10 Principles That Can Nurture Recovery From Eating Disorders and Bring Peace and Joy Into Life” Webinar. Time: 12pm MST. Details: Join Dr. Michael E. Berrett of Center for Change as he explains ways to enhance your recovery and enjoy your recovered life to the fullest. Register here. (Pro/Pub)


January, 2017

January 23: Binge Eating Disorders Webinar. Time: 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM (EST). Details: Denise E. Wilfley, Ph.D., covers the complexity of binge eating disorder, as well as its effects, symptoms, and treatment methods. Contact: info@aedweb.org (Pub/Pro)

January 27-28: Center for Change National Eating Disorders Conference for Professionals. Time: TBD. Location: Center for Change – 1790 North State Street, Orem, UT. Details: Stay tuned for more details! Contact: tamara.noyes@uhsinc.com (Pro)


February, 2017

February 15-17: 2017 ACUTE Symposium. Location: JW Marriott Cherry Creek – Denver, CO. Details: This symposium, themed “Improving Medical Care for Eating Disorders,” features guest speaker Dr. Philip S. Mehler. Contact: 877-ACUTE-4-U (Pro)

February 22: NEDAW Event at State University of New York at Cortland. Time: 7:00 p.m. EST. Location: Corey Union Function Room – 22 Graham Ave., Cortland, NY. Details: Jenni Schaefer will present during Wednesday’s on-campus NEDAwareness Week event. Contact: lauren.herman@cortland.edu (Pub/Pro)


March, 2017

March 4: 6th Annual Celebrating everyBODY Walk. Location: Boca Raton, Florida. Time: 9am (EST) Details: The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness is hosting a walk to raise awareness about eating disorders, promote the education of eating disorders, and spread the message of hope and recovery. Come on out and support! Contact: info@allianceforeatingdisorders.com (Pub)

March 10-11: MEDA’s 22nd Annual Conference. Time: TBD. Location: Boston Marriot – Newton Details: Check back for updates! Contact: info@medainc.org (Pub/Pro)

March 23-26: 2017 iaedp Symposium “Improving the Odds: Clinical Competency in Eating Disorders Treatment.” Location: Green Valley Resort and Spa — Las Vegas, Nevada. Details: iaedp’s annual symposium will be held in Las Vegas in 2017 and will be held on improving eating disorder treatment in a clinical setting. Contact: iaedpmembers@earthlink.net (Pro)


June, 2017

June 8-10: 2017 International Conference on Eating Disorders.  Clinical Teaching Day.  Prague Congress Centre, Prague, Czech Republic.  Stay Tuned for More Information. (Pro)

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Dr Barbara Homrich March 23, 2014 at 3:40 pm

I am very interested in attending the conference in San Antonio Texas October 2014. I am unable to find specific information. I’d like to plan advance and use timeshare, thus looking for more conference details. Thank you.

jacquelyn22 March 23, 2014 at 3:54 pm

Hi Dr. Homrich,

Thank you for your question. The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) conference in San Antonio will be an excellent conference. We attend this conference each year and find it to be very helpful for both eating disorder treatment providers and sufferers. I hope we see you there! Here is further info on the NEDA Conference. 🙂

Dagan VanDemark August 20, 2014 at 4:27 am

Hello! Hoping you might add ANAD’s conference to your list- it is Sept. 19th at the Chicago Marriott in Naperville, IL. Link here: http://www.anad.org/get-information/anadeatingdisordersconference/
Thank you very much!!

Cheers,
Dagan VanDemark
Founder, T-FFED: Trans Folx Fighting Eating Disorders

Crystal Karges MS, RDN, IBCLC August 22, 2014 at 6:27 am

Hi Dagan! Thank you for this information! We would be happy to add this conference to our calendar. Take care!

Megan Riley November 12, 2014 at 11:01 am

Hello! I’m from Inner Door Center in Royal Oak, MI and I was hoping to add our event(s) to the calendar. We are having a speaker series called Family Matters in Eating Disorder Treatment.
The dates are:
December 10, 2014
March 11, 2015
June 10, 2015
September 9, 2015

Here is the link: http://innerdoorcenter.com/index.php/component/content/article/64-sample-data-articles/joomla/extensions/modules/articles-modules/105-speaker-series

Thank you!

Megan Riley
Marketing Coordinator
Inner Door Center

Crystal Karges MS, RDN, IBCLC November 13, 2014 at 6:21 am

Hi Megan!

Thank you for sharing these events. I would be happy to add them on our calendar for you! Take care and thank you!

Kate Sayre December 16, 2014 at 5:54 am

Hello,

Unfortunately at Duke we won’t be bringing Jenni Schaefer to campus in February. We’ve decided to go in a different direction for our Celebrate Our Bodies week that week. Please remove the information from this list as I’m getting inquiries about it.

Thank you,
Kate Sayre

Crystal Karges MS, RDN, IBCLC December 16, 2014 at 7:34 am

Hi Kate!

Thank you for letting us know. I have removed the event from this page.

Thank you!

Crystal

Tammy Holcomb April 15, 2016 at 12:06 pm

Any word on SEED Conference? I believe it is in August this year in Savannah, but I haven’t seen anything online about it.

Crystal Karges MS, RDN, IBCLC April 15, 2016 at 4:09 pm

Thanks for letting us know Tammy! Our team is researching it and should have it added to our Events Calendar shortly. Thank you for being part of our community!

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