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 Universiy, Netherlands

Professor Nadia Micali, Professor & NIHR Clinician Scientist, Switzerland & UK

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Keynote Session

  • Keynote Address: How has Covid-19 affected mental health?
    Professor Richard Bentall
    Professor of Clinical Psychology, University of Sheffield, UK
  • Panel Discussion: Eating disorders and Covid-19: Past, present and future 
    Chaired by Emma Woolf
    Writer, Broadcaster and Journalist, UK

    Professor Tim Kendall NHS National Clinical Director for Mental Health, UK

    Dr Christine Peat Director, National Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders, University of North Carolina, USA

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM

Refreshments and exhibition viewing

11:15 AM - 12:45 PM

Plenary Session 1

The Sooner the Better? Optimising Detection and Treatment of Eating Disorders
Chair: Stephan Zipfel Professor in Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University of Tübingen, Germany 

  • Ulrike Schmidt Professor of Eating Disorders, King’s College London, UK
  • Eva Trujillo Clinical Professor of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Monterrey Medical School, Mexico
  • Stephanie Bauer Psychotherapy Research, University Hospital Heidelberg, Germany

12:45 PM - 2:00 PM

Lunch, posters and exhibition viewing

1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Lunchtime Workshop, kindly supported by Ellern Mede


Mental health act sanctioned naso gastric feeding in young people with eating disorders: positive outcomes and patient experience

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

CONCURRENT SESSION 1

Practical, interactive workshop sessions on clinical issues

Workshop topics coming soon

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Refreshments and exhibition viewing

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

CONCURRENT SESSION 2

Practical, interactive workshop sessions on clinical issues

Workshop topics coming soon

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Poster viewing and drinks reception

8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Registration and refreshments

9:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Plenary Session 2

Easing the transition from adolescence to adulthood

Chair: Ulrike Schmidt Professor of Eating Disorders, King’s College London, UK
  • Ashok Malla Professor of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
  • Beate Herpertz Dahlmann Director and Chair, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychosomatics and Psychotherapy, Aachen University, Germany
  • Tracey Wade Matthew Flinders Distinguished Professor of Psychology, Flinder University, Adelaide, Australia

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM

Refreshments and exhibition viewing

11:15 AM - 12:45 PM

SHORT PAPER SESSIONS

Short 10 minute presentations on current and recent research studies

Session topics coming soon

12:45 PM - 2:00 PM

Lunch, posters and exhibition viewing

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

CONCURRENT SESSION 3

Practical, interactive workshop sessions on clinical issues

Workshop topics coming soon

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Refreshments and exhibition viewing

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

CONCURRENT SESSION 4

Practical, interactive workshop sessions on clinical issues

Workshop topics coming soon

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Poster viewing and drinks reception

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Refreshments and exhibition viewing

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

CONCURRENT SESSION 5

Practical, interactive workshop sessions on clinical issues

Workshop topics coming soon

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Refreshments and exhibition viewing

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

CONCURRENT SESSION 6

Practical, interactive workshop sessions on clinical issues

Workshop topics coming soon

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Lunch, posters and exhibition viewing

2:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Plenary Session 3

Thinking about the gut feeling: linking neuroscience and nutrition

Professor Barbara Franke, Professor of Molecular Psychiatry, Radboud University, The Netherlands
Dr Elizabeth Lawson, Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School & Clinician, Neuroendocrine Clinical Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA

3:45 PM - 4:00 PM

Closing comments and take-away messages