Conference Timetable 2019

Irish National Eating Disorders Conference, February 22, 2019


09:00 – Registration

09:30 – Welcome and Opening Remarks: Gerard Butcher; Conference Organiser

09:45 – Keynote Address: Prof Fernando Fernández-Aranda, Head of Eating Disorders Unit, Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Bellvitge, Barcelona, Spain
Topic: "The challenge of impulsivity in eating disorders; research and practical management approaches"

11:00 – Break

11:30 – Prof Susana Jiménez-Murcia, Head of Pathological Gambling Unit, Department of Psychiatry
University Hospital of Bellvitge, Barcelona, Spain
Topic: "A trans-diagnostic perspective on food addiction: clinical and management strategies"

12:30 – Dr Jean Morrissey and Dr Kielty Oberlin, The School of Nursing & Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin.
A new textbook - "Working With People Affected by Eating Disorders: Developing Skills and Facilitating Recovery"

12:50 – Lunch - Registration area


14:00 – 16:00 Social Media Workshop; Main Lecture Theatre
Dr Colman Noctor, Child & Adolescent Psychoanalytical Psychotherapist, St Patrick's Adolescent Mental Health Services, & Assistant Professor, Trinity College Dublin.
Topic: "Managing the Minefield of Social Media for Eating Disorders"


14:00 – 16:00 Families and Carers session
Dr. Sara McDevitt, Dr. Aoife O'Sullivan, Harriet Parsons, Joanne Corbett.
"First Steps: Thinking through while you are waiting"

16:05 – 16:30 Main Lecture Theatre - Final Discussion, Comments, Feedback