2016 NEDA Conference

Share. Learn. Belong.

September 29 - October 1, 2016 | Chicago, IL

Schedule At-A-Glance

NEDA Conference Workshop Tracks:

All attendees are welcome to attend any session; please use these track descriptions as a reference point to determine the tracks and sessions best tailored to your interests and expertise. Please note that the agenda of scheduled sessions may be subject to change.

Individual, Family & Friends: Family members and individuals who want to learn more about eating disorders, skills for helping a loved one and tools for self-care. These sessions will highlight practical, actionable information.

Family Special Topics: Family members and individuals who are interested in learning more about special interest topics. These sessions will highlight experiential and interactive components.

Educator, Outreach & Activist: Family members, individuals, activists and educators who are interested in learning about innovative programs, tools and techniques to promote prevention and raise awareness about eating disorders.

Clinical Tools: Professionals treating eating disorders who want to expand their clinical skillsets and their knowledge of evidence-based interventions, new treatment approaches and current research.

Professional Roundtables: Professionals treating eating disorders who would like to meet with established professionals in the field and participate in moderated discussions around specific topics. These sessions are not didactic presentations; they emphasize conversation and collaboration. Attendees should come prepared to ask questions and actively engage in the discussion.

Support & Recovery Roundtables: Family members and individuals who would like to meet other attendees with similar experiences, with whom you can discuss what you’re learning and share strategies for coping and self-care. These are facilitated discussions for those who are personally affected, loved ones of those affected and those who have experienced loss.


Please check back in June 2016 for the full NEDA Conference program!