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World Eating Disorders Action Day

June 2, 2016

World Eating Disorders Action Day connects eating disorder specialists and recovery advocates worldwide while debunking myths about eating disorders. Advocates empower the community to promote resources and fight for policy changes supporting treatment and recovery.

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    Join us on June 16, 2016 at 6:00 PM EST for a Webinar on “Eating Disorders – Education and Awareness in Nutrition” with Special Guest: James M. Greenblatt, M.D., Chief Medical Officer & Vice President, Medical Services at Walden. Information

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Eating Disorders in Sports Conference
Presented by The Victory Program at McCallum Place

June 10-11, 2016
St. Louis, Missouri

This conference for behavioral health professionals highlights eating disorder concerns affecting the athletic community. Workshop topics include outreach for coaches, dietary intake after injury, and adolescent athletes with disordered eating habits. Contact MKalz@McCallumPlace.com for more information.

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.


May, 2016

May 25: Living Up to Your Potential: Wellness & Sleep. Time: 5:30 p.m. PST. Location: U.C. San Diego Health – La Jolla Goldberg Auditorium. Details: William Perry, Ph.D., and Lisa Eyler, Ph.D., examine the many ways in which sleep can help heal the mind and body while exploring other key facets of general wellness. Contact: healthevents@ucsd.edu (Pro)

May 27: “EMDR Efficacy as a Modality in an IOP for BED” Webinar. Time: 12:00 p.m. EST. Details: Sponsored by iaedp, this webinar hosted by Kelly Lewallen, LMFT, explores EMDR and emotional regulation as they relate to binge eating disorder. Contact: blanche@iaedp.com (Pro)


June, 2016

June 1: 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)

June 1: “World Eating Disorder Day of Action: Advocating For Eating Disorder Awareness on a Global Level”  Twitter Chat. Time: 9:00 p.m. EST, 6:00 p.m. PST. Details: Please join us as Kirsten Haglund, Community Relations Specialist for Timberline Knolls discusses World Eating Disorder Day of Action: Advocating For Eating Disorder Awareness on a Global Level.  For more information. (Pub)

June 2: World Eating Disorders Action Day. Details: World Eating Disorders Action Day connects eating disorder specialists and recovery advocates worldwide while debunking myths about eating disorders. Advocates empower the community to promote resources and fight for policy changes supporting treatment and recovery. Contact: WorldEatingDisorderDay@gmail.com (Pub)

June 3: RedefinED: Project HEAL’s 8th Annual Gala. Time: 7:00 p.m. EST. Location: Diamond Horseshoe – 235 West 46th St., New York, New York. Details: This gala, sponsored by Eating Recovery Center, will feature live entertainment and engaging speakers. Hor d’oeuvres and cocktails will be served. Proceeds go to scholarships for those in need of eating disorder treatment. (Pub)

June 8: “But It’s Just a Glass of Wine!” – A Closer Look at the Intersection of Alcohol Use and Eating Disorders. Time: 12:00 p.m. EST. Details: This webinar, presented by Sandi Morse, LCSW, will explore the ways in which alcohol abuse and eating disorders are related and the impact they have on mental and physical health. Contact: dlucker@renfrewcenter.com (Pro)

June 9: “Eating Disorder Advocacy / Eating Disorder Coalition” Twitter Chat. Time: 9:00 p.m. EST, 6:00 p.m. PST. Details: Please join us as Katrina Velasquez, Esq., Policy Director, Eating Disorder Coalition discusses advocacy and the Eating Disorder Coalition.  For more information. (Pub)

June 9: 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)

June 10-11: Eating Disorders in Sports Conference, Presented by The Victory Program at McCallum Place. Location: St. Louis, Missouri. Details: This conference for behavioral health professionals highlights eating disorder concerns affecting the athletic community. Workshop topics include outreach for coaches, dietary intake after injury, and adolescent athletes with disordered eating habits. Contact:MKalz@McCallumPlace.com (Pro)

June 13: “Project HEAL – Help to Eat, Accept and Live” Google Hangout. Time: 9:00 p.m. EST, 6:00 p.m. PST. Details: Please join us as Project Heal founders discuss the importance of their program.  For more information. (Pub)

June 16: “Eating Disorder – Education and Awareness in Nutrition”  Webinar. Time: 6:00 p.m. EST, 3:00 p.m. PST. Details: Please join us with special guest – James M. Greenblatt, M.D., Chief Medical Officer & Vice President, Medical Services at Walden discusses eating disorder education and awareness in nutrition.  For more information. (Pub)

June 20-21: Innovations in Behavioral Healthcare. Time: 7:00 a.m. EST. Location: Hilton Nashville Downtown – Nashville, Tennessee. Details: This conference provides behavioral health professionals with a unique opportunity to explore innovations in the field while networking with other mental health and addiction professionals from across the nation. Contact: foundations.events@frnmail.com (Pub/Pro)

June 30: Learning from the Leaders: Current Issues and Innovative Interventions in Eating Disorder Treatment. Location: The Westin Galleria Dallas – Dallas, Texas. Details: This Professional Teaching Day provides eating disorder professionals with the chance to hear top speakers in the field and network with like-minded advocates. Contact: hfarmer@EatingRecoveryCenter.com (Pro)

June 30-July 1: Maudsley Model of Family Based Treatment for Anorexia Nervosa. Location: Baillie Henderson Hospital, Toowoomba, Queensland. Details: This intensive workshop hosted by Australia & New Zealand Academy for Eating Disorders (ANZAED) featuring Kim Hurst will explore the basics of the Maudsley Model. Loved ones and professionals are encouraged to attend. Contact: jeremy.freeman@anzaed.org.au (Pub/Pro)


July, 2016

July 1: Assessment and Core Interventions for Eating Disorders in Older Adolescents and Adults. Location: Holiday Inn Potts Point, Sydney. Details: This event, hosted by Australia & New Zealand Academy for Eating Disorders (ANZAED), will be presented by Christ Basten and Chris Thornton as they share how to best treat an eating disorder patient, from diagnosis to discharge. Contact: jeremy.freeman@anzaed.org.au (Pub/Pro)

July 7: “BodyMatters and Eating Disorders” Google Hangout. Time: 9:00 p.m. EST, 6:00 p.m. PST. Details: Please join us as Sarah McMahan, Director of BodyMatters Australasia discusses BodyMatters.  For more information. (Pub)

July 8-9: Eating Recovery Center’s 6th Annual National Alumni Retreat. Time: 8:30 a.m. UTC. Location: Hudson Gardens – 6115 S Sante Fe Dr., Littleton, CO. Details: This special event is open to Eating Recovery Center alumni. Contact: alumni@EatingRecoveryCenter.com (Pub)

July 12: 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)

July 20: 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)

July 28: “Neurobiology and Eating Disorders” Webinar. Time: 9:00 p.m. EST, 6:00 p.m. PST. Details: Please join our special guest Walter H. Kaye, M.D., Director Eating Disorders Program Professor, UCSD Department of Psychiatry.  For more information. (Pub)


August, 2016

August 10: 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)

August 12-13: 8th Annual Eating Recovery Center Foundation Conference. Location: Denver Marriott City Center – Denver, Colorado. Details: The title of this conference is “Advanced Practices & Innovative Tools: Using Big Data to Improve Outcomes for Patients, Families and Providers,” aiming to educate mental health professionals on how to use technology to pull and analyze information benefitting clients. Contact: hfarmer@EatingRecoveryCenter.com (Pro)

August 19-20: 7th Annual SEED Conference. Location: Miramar Beach, Florida. Details: The Southeast Eating Disorder (SEED) Conference is currently accepting submissions for presenters! Find out how you can be a part of this enriching and interactive weekend. Contact: instconted@aol.com (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: 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 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 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 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 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 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 20-22: 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 27-29: BEDA 2016 Annual Conference. Location: San Francisco, California. Details: This conference aims to educate professionals on binge eating disorder (BED) and issues affecting this population. With speakers and general sessions, topics include mindfulness, movement versus exercise, employer wellness programs, and weight stigma research. Contact: lizabeth@bedaonline.com (Pro)


November, 2016

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 11-13: The 26th Annual Renfrew Center Foundation Conference. 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,” focusing on the ways in which forms of oppression can lead to the development of disordered eating. Featured speakers include Anne-Marie Slaughter, Dr. Diana Foscha, Dr. Gayle E. Brooks, Dr. Rachel Levine, and Rachel Simmons. Contact: dlucker@renfrewcenter.com (Pro)


December, 2016

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)


January, 2017

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 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)


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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