Events Calendar

Upcoming Events

Please submit events to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Events must have educational and/or therapeutic purposes in the area of eating disorders targeting patients, relatives, therapists, and other health care providers. Please do not submit commercial events or events focusing on other, remote topics. Submission will be checked by the Electronic Media Committee and you will receive notification upon acceptance (to be published on the AED Events Calendar, with approval to cross-post your event in the AED Online Community) or decline of your event.

We are looking forward to your submission. 

2017


December

The 3rd Biennial Scientific Conference: Dying to be Beautiful? Body Image, Eating Behaviours and Health in the Caribbean
The Capital and Home of Bob Marley- Kingston, Jamaica
December 1 - December 3
CALL FOR PAPERS

(https://www.mona.uwi.edu/dtbb/call-papers)

Download Workshop Proposal Form

Download Call for Papers Form

Scope of Conference To ignite evidence-based discussions between Caribbean nationals and internationals globally who share a common ground in examining the cumulative effect of factors such as culture, globalization, migration, economics, politics and history and their impact on the human body.

Broad themes of interest

You are invited to submit abstracts related to the following themes:

  • Cultural norms that define Body Image


  • Cultural Challenges when working with Caribbean Immigrants


  • Eating Disorders: Choice or chance?


  • Obesity


  • Cost of beauty: Social and Economic Implications


  • Sleep and Health


  • The Impact of Media on Physical, Mental Health and Social Health


  • Substance Abuse


Suggestions for panel themes are also invited.

Papers will also be considered from other related themes

All manuscripts and any supplementary material should be submitted to dtbb@uwimona.edu.jm. All papers will go through a rigorous-blinded peer-review process.


2018


April

ICED 2018 Innovation: Expanding Our Community and Perspectives
Chicago, Illinois, Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile
April 19 - April 21
Join AED in Chicago to celebrate our Silver Anniversary and ICED 2018, April 19-21. You can make your hotel reservations and submit an abstract for consideration for presentation now via this link: http://www.aedweb.org/index.php/conference/iced-2018