International Conferences

Eating Disorder Research Society Annual Meeting

Sydney – October 25-27, 2018
The Eating Disorders Research Society (EDRS) is an international organization of researchers in the field of eating disorders interested in anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge-eating disorder and obesity. The purpose of the organization is to hold an annual scientific meeting during which the most recent research in the field can be presented and discussed.
These meetings are closed to members and their invitees.
For more information, please contact

For this 2018 conference a special invitation has been offered to ANZAED MEMBERS to register. ANZAED Members can utilise this by going to and Under registration options enter: “Non-member”, and add the name Professor Tracey Wade as Sponsoring Member

London Conference 2019

21 & 22 March 2019

QEII Centre, London 14TH INTERNATIONAL Programme
Organisers: Rachel Bryant-Waugh (UK) & Ian Frampton (UK)


20% discount for ANZAED attendees – Use promo code ANZED0319

Session Highlights will include:

  • Opening and Panel Discussion: Key issues in mental health and their relevance to eating disorders Kathryn Pugh (UK), Emma Woolf (UK), Peter Fonagy (UK), Anna Keski Rahkonen (FIN), Susie Orbach (UK)
  • Maximising patient and family / carer potential – Christine Morgan (AUS), James Lock (USA)
  • Maintaining positivity and promoting recovery – Mike Slade (UK), Kerry Mcleod (UK)
  • Telemedicine, e-health and digital technology – Tony Young (UK), Richard Andrews (UK)

Appearance Matters 8, the 8th international multi-disciplinary conference

Hosted by the Centre for Appearance Research.

12-14 June, 2018

Held in historic Bath, United Kingdom, join us to hear about research and good practice around body image and appearance. Featuring keynote presentations from:

Professor Dianne Neumark-Sztainer (University of Minnesota, USA)
‘20 years of research on body dissatisfaction outcomes and influences’

Dr James Partridge, OBE (Changing Faces, UK)
‘Promoting inclusion and best practice health care for people with disfigurements’

Professor Rebecca Puhl (Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity, USA)
‘Weight bias and appearance-based prejudice research and policy’

Plus: Training workshops, paper and poster presentations, mentoring and social events.

The conference will take place in Bath’s famous Georgian Assembly Rooms, with a social programme including a private evening drinks reception at the Roman Baths, one of the best preserved Roman remains in the world, and a conference dinner in the stunning Pump Room.

Registration and abstract submissions
Online conference registration and abstract submissions will open on 1 September 2017.
Closing date for paper and poster abstract submissions is 1 November 2017.
Final date for late breaking research poster abstracts is 4 April 2018.

For more information on the conference, visit

Eating Disorders Alpbach 2018

The 26th International Conference

18. – 20. October 2018

Alpbach, Tyrol, Austria

Anorexia & Bulimia nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder, Obesity.

Open to sufferers, carers and professionals.

Organised by: Netzwerk Essstoerungen in cooperation with the Austrian Society on Eating Disorders, Innsbruck Medical University Kongresssekretariat

Congress Secretariat: Netzwerk Essstoerungen Templstrasse 22 A-6020 Innsbruck, Austria
Phone +43-512-57 60 26 Fax +43-512-58 36 54