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Eating Disorder Events & Conferences Calendar

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Featured Events:

Special Film Screening – Little Miss Perfect

Alpharetta, Georgia
April 12, 2017

Join Timberline Knolls for this special screening of the award-winning film
Little Miss Perfect, followed by a Q&A panel discussion
led by Kirsten Haglund. (Pub)


Eating Disorder Retreats – Maui, Hawaii

Maui, Hawaii
July 13-17, 2017

Are you struggling with relationships, balancing your life,
flexibility, or moving to the next stage of your recovery?
Learn from the industry’s top treatment professionals as they help
motivate you for your continued journey on the path to recovery.
Register here. (Pub)

March, 2017

March 21: NIED’s 56th Free Eating Disorder Symposium “Let’s Get Social: Social Media, Social Justice, and Social Support for Eating Disorders.” Time: 7:00pm EST. Location: 10 Carden Street, Guelph, Ontario N1H 3A2. Details: This symposium will feature Andrea LaMarre, MSc, PhD Candidate, speaking on the intersections of social media, social justice, and the eating disorder community. Contact: carly@carlycrawfordfyvc.com (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)

March 24: Project HEAL Southeast PA’s 2nd Annual Gala. Time: 7pm EST. Location: West Chester, Pennsylvania. Details: This 2nd Annual “Life is Short, Eat Dessert First” Gala will raise funds to support Project HEAL’s scholarship grant recipients. More information. (Pub)

March 24-25: ANZAED Autumn Workshop Series 2017. Location: Peppers Resort Noosa Beach – Queensland, Australia. Details: This workshop series includes core skills training and extended skills training to support and educate eating disorder professionals. Register here. Contact: anzaed@anzaed.org.au (Pro)

March 24-26: Horses Helping Clinicians: Somatic-Based Skills to Assist Clients in Restoring Resiliency. Location: Rancho Rio Bonita – 27610 W. Gill Road, Morristown, Arizona. Details: This three-day workshop through Rio Retreat Center at The Meadows is geared toward behavioral health professionals and includes experiential exercises and training in somatic therapies. Contact: 866-441-0368 (Pro)

March 25-26: IMMH Anxiety & Depression Workshop. Location: Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa & Marina – San Diego, California. Details: This two-day intensive, hosted by Integrative Medicine for Mental Health, features Dr. James Greenblatt of Walden Behavioral Care. Register here. Contact: info@integrativepsychmd.com (Pro)

March 30: The Recovered Clinician: Giving Back to the Eating Disorder Community – Live Online Interview. Time: 6pm PST. Details: Featuring Rachel Monroe, LMHC, of MEDA. Register here. (Pub)

March 31-April 2: Regenerous: Reaffirming Our Purpose. Location: Rio Retreat Center at The Meadows – 1245 Jack Burden Road, Wickenburg, Arizona. Details: This workshop will support behavioral health professionals as they get in touch with their initial call to service to infuse this passion into their current practice. Contact: 866-441-0368 (Pro)

March 31: Decision Tree: Level of Care Decision Making in Eating Disorder Treatment. Location: Iron Works Tavern, Warwick RI. Time: 12pm- 2pm Details: A Complimentary Lunch and Learn Presented by Cambridge Eating Disorder Center. Register: Here (Pub)


April, 2017

April 3: Eating Disorder Hope Webinar, “How to Be Your Teen’s Ally in Eating Disorder Recovery”, featuring special guest, Dr. Judith Brisman.  More information and registration.  (Pub/Pro)

April 7: Building Emotional Tolerance: A Transdiagnostic Approach to Understanding and Treating Eating Disorders. Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm EST. Location: Hyatt Regency Miami – Miami, FL. Details: Join The Renfrew Center’s Spring Seminar Series offering 6 CE Credits, including a continental breakfast and a networking lunch. Contact: 1-877-367-3383 (Pro)

April 12: Special Film Screening – Little Miss Perfect. Time: 6:45pm EST. Location: Studio Movie Grill – 2880 Holcomb Bridge Road, Alpharetta, Georgia. Details: Join Timberline Knolls for this special screening of the award-winning film Little Miss Perfect, followed by a Q&A panel discussion led by Kirsten Haglund. Register here. (Pub)

Aprili 13: Eating Disorder Hope Webinar, “Binge Eating Genetics Initiative (BEGIN): A Research Study About the Genetics of Binge Eating”, featuring Dr. Tosha Smith and Dr. Laura Thornton.  More info and registration coming soon! (Pro)

April 17: Eating Disorder Hope Pro-Recovery Movement Twitter Chat Series, “6 Surefire Ways to Maintain Recovery During Spring Break” Co-Hosted by Project Heal, Proud2BMe, NEDA, MEDA, and the Eating Disorder Coalition. Time: 6pm PST.  Follow Hashtag #EDHchat. More information. (Pub)

April 20: Ways to Stop Bing Eating: Introducing “Alice” (NIED’s 57th Free Eating Disorder Symposium). Time: 6:30pm EST. Location: Waterstone Clinic/Bellwood Health Services. Details: Featuring guest speakers Deborah Berlin-Romalis (Executive Director, Sheena’s Place) and Alicia Raimundo (Mental Health Advocate).
More information. Contact: wendy@nied.ca. (Pub)

April 21: Webinar on Identifying and Treating Eating Disorders and Comorbidity. Time: 9:00am PST. Details: Hosted by GoodTherapy.org, this webinar presentation featuring Dr. SooMi Lee-Samuel of Timberline Knolls will explore diagnostic criteria for eating disorders and effective treatment modalities. Contact: cgorman@timberlineknolls.com (Pro)

April 21: Project HEAL Boston’s 2nd Annual Gala. Time: 7pm EST. Location: Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. Details: This “Fearlessly Authentic” Gala will be an engaging evening with proceeds going to Project HEAL’s scholarship grants. More information. (Pub)

April 21: The False Self: The Complexity of Body Image and Identity Issues in the Treatment of Eating Disorders. Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm EST. Location: Raleigh, NC, at Renaissance – Raleigh North Hills. Details: Join The Renfrew Center’s Spring Seminar Series offering 6 CE Credits, including a continental breakfast and a networking lunch. Contact: 1-877-367-3383 (Pro)

April 28: Integrating Brain and Body; Mindfulness, Metaphor and Experiential Methods. Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm EST. Location: Columbus, OH, at The Westin Columbus. Details: Join The Renfrew Center’s Spring Seminar Series offering 6 CE Credits, including a continental breakfast and a networking lunch. Contact: 1-877-367-3383 (Pro)

April 28: Christian-Based Treatment of Eating Disorders: Reconciling Self, Life and God. Time: 8:15am – 12:30pm CST. Location: Houston, TX at Westin Galleria. Details: Join The Renfrew Center’s Spring Seminar Series offering 4 CE Credits and a continental breakfast. Contact: 1-877-367-3383 (Pro)


May, 2017

May 3: Christian-Based Treatment of Eating Disorders: Reconciling Self, Life and God. Time: 8:15am – 12:30pm EST. Location: Charlotte, NC at Marriott at South Park. Details: Join The Renfrew Center’s Spring Seminar Series offering 4 CE Credits and a continental breakfast. Contact: 1-877-367-3383 (Pro)

May 3: Feasting, Fasting and Eating Disorders in the Jewish Community. Time: 8:00am – 1:15pm EST. Location: Pittsburgh, PA at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Pittsburgh Downtown. Details: Join The Renfrew Center’s Spring Seminar Series offering 5 CE Credits, including a dairy breakfast and snack. Contact: 1-877-367-3383 (Pro)

May 5: Getting to the Heart of Eating Disorders: Using Mindfulness to Promote Emotional Awareness. Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm EST. Location: Princeton, NJ, at Princeton Marriott At Forrestal. Details: Join The Renfrew Center’s Spring Seminar Series offering 6 CE Credits, including a continental breakfast and a networking lunch. Contact: 1-877-367-3383 (Pro)

May 7: Boston NEDA Walk. Time: 9:00am EST. Location: Newton North High School – 457 Walnut St, Newton, MA 02460. Details: Join this NEDA Walk, sponsored by MEDA, to support those in eating disorder recovery. Register here. Contact: jhyde@medainc.org (Pub)

May 11-12: 6th Biannual Body Image & Self-Esteem Conference. Location: Chestnut Conference Centre – Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Details: Hosted by the National Eating Disorder Information Centre (NEDIC), this conference features workshops on current research and evidence-based modalities. More information. Contact: nedic@uhn.ca (Pub/Pro)

May 12: Getting to the Heart of Eating Disorders: Using Mindfulness to Promote Emotional Awareness. Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm EST. Location: Atlanta, GA, at Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta Downtown. Details: Join The Renfrew Center’s Spring Seminar Series offering 6 CE Credits, including a continental breakfast and a networking lunch. Contact: 1-877-367-3383 (Pro)

May 16: Project HEAL’s 9th Anniversary Gala. Time: 7pm EST. Location: City Winery – New York, New York. Details: Funds from Project HEAL’s “Keys to Recovery” Gala go toward scholarship grants for individuals seeking eating disorder treatment. Attendees have the option to participate in an Influencer Dinner hosted by the Bruce Abrams Foundation prior to the event. More information. Contact: contact@theprojectheal.org (Pub)

May 17: Feasting, Fasting and Eating Disorders in the Jewish Community. Time: 8:00am – 1:15pm EST. Location: Westchester, NY at Renaissance Westchester Hotel. Details: Join The Renfrew Center’s Spring Seminar Series offering 5 CE Credits, including a dairy breakfast and snack. Contact: 1-877-367-3383 (Pro)

May 19: The False Self: The Complexity of Body Image and Identity Issues in the Treatment of Eating Disorders. Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm EST. Location: Alexandria, VA, at Sheraton Suites Old Town Alexandria. Details: Join The Renfrew Center’s Spring Seminar Series offering 6 CE Credits, including a continental breakfast and a networking lunch. Contact: 1-877-367-3383 (Pro)

May 19: Building Emotional Tolerance: A Transdiagnostic Approach to Understanding and Treating Eating Disorders. Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm EST. Location: Tampa, FL, at Le Méridien Tampa. Details: Join The Renfrew Center’s Spring Seminar Series offering 6 CE Credits, including a continental breakfast and a networking lunch. Contact: 1-877-367-3383 (Pro)

May 19-20: DBT for Eating Disorders Training. Location: Portland DBT Institute – 5200 SW Macadam Avenue, Suite 580, Portland, Oregon. Details: Join Charlotte Thomas, LCSW, for this two-day training for treatment providers interested in applying DBT in the treatment of eating disorders. Register here. (Pro) 


June, 2017

June 8-10: 2017 International Conference on Eating Disorders (ICED). Location: Prague Congress Centre – Prague, Czech Republic. Details: The theme of this conference is “Diverse Perspectives, Shared Goals,” uniting eating disorder professionals from across the world to discuss new research and trends. Vikram Patel, Ph.D., will be the keynote speaker presenting on “Psychological Treatments for the World: Lessons from Global Mental Health for Eating Disorders.” More information. Contact: info@aedweb.org (Pro)


July, 2017

July 13-17: Eating Disorder Retreats. Location: Maui, Hawaii. Details: A 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 industry’s top therapists, doctors, and other treatment professionals as they help motivate you for your continued journey on the path to recovery. Register here(Pub)

July 14-16: EDA Big Book Step Study Workshop. Location: Techny Towers Conference & Retreat Center – 2001 Waukegan Rd.Techny, Illinois, 60082. Details: This inspirational weekend will include guest speakers, discussions on the EDA’s Big Book, and peer support for those in eating disorder recovery. Register here. (Pub)


August, 2017

August 4-5: 9th Annual Eating Recovery Foundation Conference. Location: Denver, Colorado. Details: This conference, hosted by Eating Recovery Center, will explore practical applications of treatment modalities within the eating disorder population through general sessions, panel discussions, and breakout sessions. Contact: kvana@eatingrecoverycenter.com (Pro)


September, 2017

September 1-2: ANZAED 2017 Conference Sydney. Location: Hyatt Regency Sydney, Darling Harbour. Details: “Creating Connections, Harbouring Knowledge,” featuring keynote speakers Dr. Josie Gellar and Kate Carnell, AO. Contact: conference@anzaed.org.au (Pro)


October, 2017

More events coming soon.


November, 2017

November 2-4: BEDA Conference 2017 in Partnership with NEDA. Location: Brooklyn, New York. Details: This conference, sponsored by BEDA & NEDA, is themed “Building Resilient Communities Through Collaboration” and will feature top eating disorder professionals from across the country. More details coming soon! Contact: info@NationalEatingDisorders.org (Pub/Pro)

November 10-12: The 27th Annual Renfrew Center Foundation Conference for Professionals – Feminist Relational Perspectives and Beyond: Integrating Science, Creativity and Clinical Wisdom. Location: Philadelphia, PA. Details: Examine the incorporation of innovative therapeutic approaches and evidence-based practices, the integration of clinical intuition, creativity and wisdom, as well as the critical role of supervision as an eating disorder clinician. Contact: kpatel@renfrewcenter.com (Pro)

November 17: MGEDT National Conference. Location: Brighthelm Centre – Brighton, East Sussex. Details: Themed “Exploring Body Dissatisfaction in Men and Improving Their Self-esteem,” this conference is geared toward eating disorder professionals, students, and volunteers in the field. Men Get Eating Disorders Too (MGEDT) is a non-profit based in the United Kingdom that raises awareness and increases support for the male eating disorder community. Contact: sam@mengetedstoo.co.uk (Pro)


December, 2017

More events coming soon.

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{ 10 comments… read them below or add one }

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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