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. 



ETHICS WORKSHOP: Confronting ethical challenges in the treatment of adolescents and adults with eating disorders
Baltimore, MD
October 6
The Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt presents a half-day ethics course facilitated by Stephen Touyz, Ph.D., former recipient of the AED Leadership Award for Research. This clinically-focused workshop based on research and real cases, will endeavor to debate many of the ethical challenges facing modern day clinicians when treating patients with anorexia nervosa and other eating disorders. Incorporating data from North America, Australia and the United Kingdom, key issues will be discussed and full participant interaction encouraged. The workshop will have as its goal, to find a way forward to deal with these ethical dilemmas. Earn 3.0 CME/CEU.

Register early for registration discounts and reduced hotel rates. Combine your attendance at the Ethics Workshop with the Professional Symposium on October 7 to enjoy a unique two-day continuing education experience while earning up to 10.5 CME/CEU/CPE.

For more information or to register visit or contact Kate Clemmer, LCSW-C at

Eating Disorders: State-of-the-Art Treatment - The Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt's ANNUAL PROFESSIONAL SYMPOSIUM
Baltimore, MD
October 7
Eating Disorders: State-of-the-Art Treatment provides innovative treatment knowledge to a diverse community of professionals caring for people with eating disorders. The 2017 symposium is designed to highlight areas of clinical challenge and create enhanced opportunities to translate research into practice. Earn 7.5 CME/CEU/CPE.


James E. Mitchell, M.D.

Joanna Steinglass, M.D.

Stephen Touyz, Ph.D.

Carly Guss, Ph.D.

Shiri Sadeh-Sharvit, Ph.D.


Updates and advancements in the treatment of binge eating disorder (BED)

Working with parents who have eating disorder histories: Challenges and opportunities

How do patients get stuck? The neurobiology of habit in anorexia nervosa

When anorexia does not remit: A new paradigm giving hope for the future

Gender identity and body dysmorphia: what do we know?

Utilizing Technology to Benefit your Clients with Eating Disorders & Body Image Disturbances

Treating patients with severe and enduring anorexia nervosa (SE-AN): A clinician's guide

Guidelines for the Implementation of Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) for Binge Eating Disorder

Beyond the Rainbow: Caring for Transgender Patients in Your Practice

Mechanism-Based Treatments for Anorexia Nervosa

Register early for discounts and reduced hotel rates. Combine your Saturday symposium attendance with the Friday ETHICS workshop and enjoy a unique two-day continuing education experience while earning up to 10.5 CME/CEU.

For more information or to register visit or contact Kate Clemmer, LCSW-C at

ANAD Conference 2017
Hilton Rosemont/Chicago O'Hare at 5550 North River Road, Rosemont, IL.
October 12 - October 14
The National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders is announcing ANAD Conference 2017, October 12-14, 2017. Early-bird registration is available until August 15, 2017.

The conference takes place at Hilton Rosemont/Chicago O'Hare at 5550 North River Road, Rosemont, IL.

ANAD Conference 2017 will change the way you think about eating disorder recovery! For professionals, the conference offers over 11.5 hours of Continuing Education (CE/CPE) credit in innovative areas of research, groundbreaking technology for application in treatment techniques, and support group models and methods that will expand the how and impact of eating disorder treatment that features over 23 Expert Physicians, Psychologists, Clinicians, Counselors, Researchers, Program Delivery Specialists, and Technologists.

Highlights include:

UCLA Professor and Director of the UCLA Dieting, Stress, and Health Laboratory, Dr. Janet Tomiyama, will feature and discuss her research that diets don't work, encouraging attendees to rethink the way that they approach their own health and bodies.

An interactive workshop designed and taught by Dr. Judy Scheel, PH.D., LCSW, and author of When Food is Family, will discuss the importance of family, friends, and loved ones in eating disorder recovery. This workshop is specifically for family & friends of individuals in treatment or recovery, and who ANAD is encouraging to attend for the first time in our conference history.

Co-Founder of Fisher Wallace Labs, Kelly Roman, will lead the Conference's Technology Showcase and demonstrate medical-grade wearable technology, including the Fisher Wallace Stimulator that is being used to help treat depression, anxiety, and insomnia including a special presentation on the relationship of these symptoms and eating disorders, and how wearables can aid recovery.

Register Now: For more information or questions, email:

2017 Johns Hopkins Eating Disorders Conference: From Prevention to Intervention
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
October 23

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN - 2017 Johns Hopkins Eating Disorders Conference: From Prevention to Intervention on Monday, October 23, 2017 at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

Johns Hopkins Eating Disorders 2017 Conference Video

This one day CME/CEU conference includes an evidence-based and highly relevant series of talks and workshops for practitioners who deliver care to patients with, or at risk for, eating disorders. Topics covered will include the prevention of disordered eating and weight control behaviors, suicide and self-injury in patients with eating disorders, assessing where and when to refer patients to intensive treatment programs, and neural and behavioral influences on body weight. Workshops will provide practical clinical skills in managing psychiatric and medical emergencies and abnormal illness behavior in patients with eating disorders and in the implementation of meal-based and cognitive behavioral interventions.

Keynote Speakers:

  • S. Bryn Austin, ScD, Director, Strategic Training Initiative for the Prevention of Eating Disorders and Professor of Pediatrics at Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School
  • Susan Carnell, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Scott Crow, PhD, Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota
  • Weronika Gondek, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Angela Guarda, MD, Stephen and Jean Robinson Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Johns Hopkins Eating Disorders Program, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Allisyn Pletch, APRN-PMH, BC, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Inpatient and Partial Eating Disorders Program, The Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Graham Redgrave, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Colleen Schreyer, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

On-line registration and the full program including guest lectures, workshop topics and links to speaker biographies available at HERE


BEDA National Conference: Building Resilient Communities Through Collaboration
New York, NY USA
November 2 - November 4
Join us in the "Big Apple" for a very special program focused on collaboration in the interest of the greater good. The aim of BEDA and NEDA's partnership is to bring together the voices of the many groups and individuals who are collectively a part of the eating disorders community. We believe that together we will take larger steps and make more progress in fighting these serious illnesses than when we stand apart. Questions? Call 855.855.2332, ext 3.

REGISTRATION OPEN - The 27th Annual Renfrew Conference
Philadelphia Airport Marriott
November 10 - November 12
FeministRelational Perspectives and Beyond: Integrating Science, Creativity and Clinical Wisdom. Conference 2017 will explore the challenge of learning and integrating new knowledge and skills into clinical practice at different stages in the professional "lifespan". The importance of supervision, clinical wisdom, intuition and creativity will be examined and woven into all aspects of the program. Evidence-based treatment approaches and the role of research will be given special emphasis.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS include Patrick J. Kennedy; Roxanne Gay, PhD; Janet Treasure, OBE, PhD, FRCP, FRCPsych and Adele Lafrance, PhD, CPsych; and Panel: Beth Hartman McGilley, PhD, FAED; Gayle Brooks, PhD; Rachel Calogero, PhD; Melissa-Irene Jackson, BS, BA and Marcella Raimondo, PhD, MPH.


Transdiagnostic Treatment

Diverse and underserved populations

Body-oriented practice

Relational/cultural theory skill development


Nutrition Therapy

Interpersonal Neurobiology


Emotional Tolerance

Body Shaming and Stigma

18 CEs available. For more information or to register visit or contact Kavita Patel at


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


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 All papers will go through a rigorous-blinded peer-review process.



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: