4th Irish National Eating Disorders Conference

“IMPULSIVITY, ADDICTION, AND SOCIAL MEDIA: THEIR RELEVANCE TO THE UNDERSTANDING AND MANAGEMENT OF EATING DISORDERS IN A CHANGING WORLD”

Friday, February 22nd 2019 (09:30-16:30)

Conference 2019 Timetable

In conjunction with BODYWHYS (www.bodywhys.ie), Conference Networking Ireland is delighted to announce the 4th Irish National Eating Disorders Conference will take place on Friday, February 22nd, 2019 at the wonderfully restored historic Art Deco Trinity Gas Building, 24 D'Olier Street, Dublin 2.

This clinical conference is aimed primarily at health care professionals interested in eating disorders, though anyone affected by an eating disorder is welcome to attend.

In addition to the conference itself, there will be a separate, concurrent session in the afternoon for those affected by an eating disorder.

ONLINE BOOKINGS ARE NOW CLOSED FOR THIS CONFERENCE.
 
PLEASE CONTACT
GERARD BUTCHER pbasreraprargjbexvat@tznvy.pbz
IF YOU STILL WISH TO ATTEND.

PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME

Keynote Speakers

Prof Fernando Fernández-Aranda, Head of Eating Disorders Unit,
Department of Psychiatry
University Hospital of Bellvitge-IDIBELL, Hospitalet del Llobregat (Barcelona, Spain)
Topic: “The challenge of impulsivity in eating disorders; research and practical management approaches”.


Dr Susana Jiménez-Murcia, Head of Pathological Gambling Unit,
Department of Psychiatry
University Hospital of Bellvitge, Hospitalet del Llobregat (Barcelona, Spain)
Topic: “A trans-diagnostic perspective on food addiction: clinical and management strategies”.


Choice of Afternoon Workshops (2 hours)
 
Dr. Colman Noctor, Trinity College Dublin
Topic: “Managing the minefield of social media for eating disorders”
 
or
 
Dr. Sara McDevitt, Dr. Aoife O'Sullivan, Harriet Parsons, Joanne Corbett.
Topic: Family/Carer's workshop: "First Steps : thinking through while you are waiting"

This afternoon workshop will focus on the concept of 'active waiting' for family / carers / supporters prior to their loved one attending services for treatment. There are many proactive, helpful steps during this time that can begin the recovery journey from the earliest opportunity . In this workshop participants and presenters will work together to develop ideas for what is helpful and important during this difficult time.

With thanks to BODYWHYS BODYWHYS for administrative support.

Poster Session

Please note too that a poster session will be held if there is sufficient interest. Contact Treel Ohgpure if you wish to submit a poster presentation.