LEDC 2023 Programme

We are currently working hard to develop the best programme possible!
Join us in March 2023 for the 30th Anniversary of the London International Eating Disorders!

Navigating emotions in our understanding of eating disorders


The main topics and themes for LEDC 2023 will be:
 
- Focus on emotions: how they are made and emotion-focused therapies
- Promoting health and resilience
- Understanding and managing comorbidities in eating disorders

Along with the keynotes, panel discussions and plenary sessions, we will also be hosting a number of interactive clinical workshops, research short paper sessions and poster presentations.

The call for papers is now open, so click here to submit your abstract.

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 are emotions made?
  • Panel Discussion: Emotion-focused approaches in the treatment of eating disorders

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
  • Connection between social media and body image

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. Submit your abstract for a chance to present a workshop

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. Submit your abstract for a chance to present a workshop.

5:45 PM - 7:30 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. Submit your abstract for a chance to present a workshop

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. Submit your abstract for a chance to present in the short paper session.

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
        

  • Genetic overlap between psychiatric morbidities
  • Autism and eating disorders
  • Trauma and PTSD

3:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Final Remarks and Close of Conference


Click here to view the programme from LEDC 2021 and to register to watch the sessions back on demand