Special ICED Events

Special ICED Events

Special Events

AED Mentor/Mentee Breakfast
Thursday, June 8 from 7:00AM - 8:30AM in the Panorama Room, first floor

The AED is actively facilitating mentoring relationships for members as part of its Membership Recruitment and Retention Initiative. At ICED, interested AED trainee and early professional members will be paired with seasoned AED members at the Mentor/Mentee Breakfast on Thursday, June 8 from in the Panorama Room from 8:00-9:00 a.m. The aim of this event is to provide an opportunity for members to receive short-term (and potentially lasting) mentorship from experienced AED members/leaders. Mentors may also benefit from interaction with up-and-coming professionals by networking and facilitating optimal training and retention of promising professionals who will be the future of the AED. Prospective mentees and mentors will be paired based on interests (for example, research, clinical, advocacy, genetics and epidemiology). Sign up to become a mentor or mentee during the ICED registration process.

Mentee Eligibility: All AED members who are trainees, early career professionals and new AED members (less than five years out).

Mentor Eligibility:
All past Presidents of the AED
Board Members (past and present)
Committee Chairs, SIG Chairs and Committee Members
Seasoned Professionals: with an advanced degree and five or more years of experience in the eating disorders field
All disciplines welcomed!

Welcome, Conference Goals and Presidential Address
Thursday, June 8 from 9:00 AM – 9:30AM in Forum Hall, second floor

ICED Program Co-Chairs and AED President Eva Trujillo, MD, FAED, CEDS, FAAP, Fiaedp will welcome all attendees to the ICED.

Tweet Up, Tweet Out
Thursday, June 8 from 10:45AM  – 11:15 AM in North Hall, first floor
Join the AED's Social Media Committee for a TweetUp!

Come connect with fellow social media users, share tips, and learn to set up a twitter handle, a facebook page, or join LinkedIn if you are new to social media. We look forward to meeting up with you at #ICED2017!

Special Interest Group (SIG) Annual Meetings
Thursday, June 8 and Friday, June 9

All attendees are invited to attend any of the SIG Annual Meetings scheduled at different times throughout the meeting. Information on specific SIG meeting dates, times and locations will be available at the ICED Information Desk, and on the ICED 2017 mobile app.

Non-AED Member Meet and Greet
Thursday, June 8 from 6:00PM - 7:00PM in the North Hall, second floor

The Membership Recruitment and Retention Committee, the Student SIG and New Investigator SIG invite non-members to mingle with current AED members during the Welcome Reception on Thursday, June 8 in the North Hall beginning at 5:45 p.m. Students, junior investigators and professionals new to the field of eating disorders are encouraged to attend. More information will come to you by email prior to the ICED.

Meet the Experts
Friday, June 9 from 12:45PM - 2:00 PM in Terrace 2, second floor

This session offers an opportunity for informal discussions on various topics with Academy fellows. You can register for the event prior to ICED and at the Registration Day until Thursday, June 8th at 5:00 p.m.

AED Awards Ceremony & Business Meeting
Saturday, June 10 from 1:00PM - 2:30PM in Forum Hall, second floor

All conference attendees are invited to attend the AED Awards Ceremony and Business Meeting.

Research-Practice Global Think Tank
Saturday, June 10 from 4:30PM - 6:00PM in Panorama, first floor

As the final event of the International Conference on Eating Disorders, the Research-Practice Think Tank provides an opportunity for reflection and discussion of issues that are critical to conference attendees.

Closing Social Event
Saturday, June 10 from 7:00PM - 10:00PM at St. Agnes Convent

Join your colleagues on Saturday, June 10, for this year’s festive closing social event, at the St. Agnes Convent, a 13th century convent built by King Wenceslas for his sister – with torch-lit passage ways, a special German art exhibit, and of course, delicious food and dancing. Buses will transport attendees to and from the event, with the first bus leaving the Congress Centre at 6:30PM.