Call for Proposals 2020

ANAD is seeking presenters for the 2020 Conference. We are looking for both professional and general interest proposals that include topics concerning anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating, and all other related disorders. Proposals should include areas such as treatment, research, awareness, innovation, etc.

Special consideration will be given to proposals related to the following topics:


  • Ethics
  • Internal Family Systems
  • Weight-Neutral Medical Care
  • Food Avoidance
  • Followup Care to Bariatric Surgery
  • Family Based Treatment/Therapy
  • Binge Eating Disorder Intervention in Marginalized Populations
  • Orthorexia
  • Dealing with Dietary Restrictions
  • Body Image Considerations
  • Trauma Informed Care
  • Treating Diverse Populations
  • Self-care for Therapists


Submission Requirements:
– Cover Letter (Title, Presenter(s) Names, Format)
– Abstract (200-500 word count; include 3 learning objectives)
– CV/Resume (please include contact information and a brief personal profile)
– Photo and short bio
– Any other relevant information you find necessary

Submissions due no later than April 1, 2020
Submit proposals to Kristen Portland at 

Email Your Proposal

Please note that the ANAD Conference 2020 is a pro bono speaking engagement. All presenters are responsible for their own travel and lodging expenses. Conference registration fees are waived for all presenters.

The presentation schedule will be determined by many factors. Presenters should plan to be available on Sept. 25,  from 7:30a – 4:45p. Lack of availability at a specific time may result in selection of an alternative proposal.

Important Dates

Submission Deadline:

April 1, 2020

Acceptance Notification:

May 1, 2020

Thursday Night Reception:

September 26, 2020

Conference Date:

September 27, 2020