8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Registration and refreshments

9:15 AM - 9:30 AM

Welcome and introduction by Chairs


Professor Eric van Furth, Professor of Eating Disorders, Leiden University, Netherlands

Professor Nadia Micali, Head of Research, Eating Disorders Research Unit, Psychiatric Center Ballerup, Denmark

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

KEYNOTE SESSION

  • Keynote Address: Understanding emotions from a cultural and historical perspective
    Tiffany Watt-Smith
    , Reader in Cultural History, Queen Mary University of London, UK
  • Panel Discussion: Emotion-focused approaches in the treatment of eating disorders
    Hope Virgo, Author & Mental Health Campaigner, UK
    Glenn Waller, Professor of Clinical Psychology, University of Sheffield, UK
    Jennifer Danby,
    Senior Psychological and Systemic Therapist, Imperial College London, UK
    Stephan Zipfel, Professor of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University of Tübingen, Germany

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM

Refreshments and exhibition viewing

11:15 AM - 12:45 PM

PLENARY SESSION 1

Promoting Health and Resilience: Neuroscience, social media and beyond

  • Wellbeing and the adolescent brain

  • Harnessing brain power: resilience and mental agility
    Elaine Fox
    , Head of School of Psychology, University of Adelaide, Australia

  • Connection between social media and body image
    Sian McLean
    , Lecturer, Department of Psychology, Counselling and Therapy, LaTrobe University, Australia

12:45 PM - 12:50 PM

Prize giving and presentation

12:50 PM - 2:15 PM

Lunch, posters and exhibition viewing

2:15 PM - 3:45 PM

CONCURRENT SESSION 1

Practical, interactive workshop sessions on clinical issues

3:45 PM - 4:15 PM

Refreshments and exhibition viewing

4:15 PM - 5:45 PM

CONCURRENT SESSION 2

Practical, interactive workshop sessions on clinical issues

5:45 PM - 6:30 PM

SPECIAL SESSION

30 years of eating disorders research: how far have we progressed?

Host: Rachel Bryant-Waugh, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, South London and the Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, UK
Janet Treasure, Professor of Adult Psychiatry, King’s College London, UK
Hubert Lacey, Professor of Psychiatry, St George’s University of London & Director of Research and Medical Advisor, Schoen Clinic UK
Beate Herpertz Dahlmann, Director and Chair, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychosomatics and Psychotherapy, Aachen University, Germany
Stephen Touyz
, Emeritus Professor, University of Sydney & Director, InsideOut Institute, Austraia

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Poster viewing and drinks reception

8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Registration and refreshments

9:15 AM - 10:45 AM

CONCURRENT WORKSHOP SESSION 3

Practical, interactive workshop sessions on clinical issues

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM

Refreshments and exhibition viewing

11:15 AM - 12:45 PM

SHORT PAPER SESSIONS

10 minute presentations on current and recent research studies

12:45 PM - 2:00 PM

Lunch, posters and exhibition viewing

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

PLENARY SESSION 2

Understanding and Managing Comorbidities in Eating Disorders
        

  • Shared genetic architecture of eating disorders and obsessive compulsive disorder
    Zeynep Yilmaz
    , Associate Professor and Senior Researcher, Aarhus University, Denmark

  • Autism and eating disorders
    Kate Tchanturia, Professor of Psychology in Eating Disorders, Institute of Psychology, Psychiatry and Neurology, King's College London, UK

  • Trauma and PTSD
    Steven Wonderlich
    , Vice President for Research & Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor, University of North Dakota, USA

3:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Final Remarks and Close of Conference