Conference Schedule

Thursday May 11th, 2017*

Time Session Presenter(s)

8:30 am
to
8:45 am

Welcome & Opening Remarks  
8:45 am
to
9:45 am
Opening Keynote: Health for Every Body: Understanding and Addressing the Real Causes of Poor Health Dr. Jon Robison, PhD, MS
9:45 am
to
10:30 am
Panel Discussion: Health for Every Body: Understanding and Addressing the Real Causes of Poor Health

Dr. Jon Robison, PhD, MS 
Dr. Leora Pinhas, MD
Julie Seale, RD

Moderator: Dr. Lorayne Robertson, PhD

10:30 am
to
10:55 am
Break (25 minutes)   
10:55 am
to
12:25 pm
Breakout Sessions (90 minutes)  
10:55 am
to
12:25 pm
Full Day Workshop 1, Part 1: Critical Media Literacy and Body Literacy Sielen Raoufi, MHSc, RD  
Dr. Lorayne Robertson, PhD
10:55 am
to
12:25 pm
Parallel Session 1: Diverse Bodies on the Move: Redressing Stigma and Inequitable Power Relations in Physical Culture Dr. Margaret MacNeill, PhD and co-presenters
10:55 am
to
12:25 pm
Parallel Session 2: Using Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) Skills to Promote Body Acceptance Dr. Danielle MacDonald, PhD, CPsych (supervised practice)
10:55 am
to
12:25 pm
Parallel Session 3: Gender and Body Image Outside the Binary: Working with Transgender and Gender Fluid Youth Dr. Heidi Dalzell, PsyD, CEDS
Kayti Protos, LCSW 
10:55 am
to
12:25 pm
Parallel Session 4: Body Project Canada: Evidence-Based Eating Disorders Prevention and Body Image Empowerment in Action Alan Duffy, MS
Colleen Conroy Amato, MSW, RSW
Patricia Nash, MEd,
Cathy Skinner
10:55 am
to
12:25 pm
Parallel Session 5: Booty Shorts and Sexting: A Social Justice Approach to Improving Body Image and Self-Esteem Dr. Angela Grace, PhD
12:25 pm  
to
1:40 pm
Lunch (75 minutes)  
1:40 pm
to
2:55 pm
Afternoon Plenary: Radical Change: The Path to Self-Acceptance Dianne Bondy
2:55 pm
to
3:15 pm
Break (20 minutes)  
3:15 pm
to
4:30 pm
Breakout Sessions (75 minutes)  
3:15 pm
to
4:30 pm
Full Day Workshop 1, Part 2: Critical Media Literacy and Body Literacy Sielen Raoufi, MHSc, RD
Dr. Lorayne Robertson, PhD
3:15 pm
to
4:30 pm
Parallel Session 6: Intoxicating Cycles of Shame: The Missing Link to Treating Co-Occurring Eating Disorders and Substance Abuse Dr. Margaret Nagib, PsyD
3:15 pm
to
4:30 pm
Parallel Session 7: Intensive Family Therapy Dr. Stuart Murray, DClinPsych, PhD
3:15 pm
to
4:30 pm
Parallel Session 8: Moving Body Acceptance off of the Mat and into the World Amy Klimek Stansbury, MA, LCPC
3:15 pm
to
4:30 pm
Parallel Session 9: Beyond Images Helen Vlachoyannacos, OCT
Heather Thompson, OCT
3:15 pm
to
4:30 pm
Parallel Session 10: Mirror Mirror: Queer Men and Body Image in Health & Mental Health Settings Rahim Thawer, MSW, RSW
4:30 pm
to
5:30 pm
Poster Session and Networking  
6:30 pm
to
8:30 pm
Community Evening  Details to come

Friday May 12th, 2017*

Time  Session Presenter(s)
8:50 am
to
9:00 am
Welcome & Opening Remarks  
9:00 am
to
10:00 am
Opening Keynote: Privilege and the Body: From Critical Awareness to Enhanced Equity and Acceptance Dr. Niva Piran, PhD
10:00 am
to
10:15 am
Break (15 minutes)  
10:15 am
to
11:45 am
Breakout Sessions (90 minutes)  
10:15 am
to
11:45 am
Full Day Workshop 2, Part 1: A Weight Neutral Approach to Health & Wellness Ann McConkey, RD
Lisa Naylor, CYC
10:15 am
to
11:45 am
Parallel Session 11: Invisible Women: Eating Disorders and the Pressure to be Perfect at Midlife and Beyond: A Relational Culture Approach Dr. Margo Maine, PhD
10:15 am
to
11:45 am
Parallel Session 12: Navigating Differences within Eating Disorders and "The Other": What the Professional Brings and What they Leave Behind Andrea LaMarre, MSc
Kaley Roosen, MA
10:15 am
to
11:45 am
Parallel Session 13: Understanding the Intersection of Social Justice and Body Image #BodyJustice Melissa Fabello, MEd,
Sonalee Rashatwar, MEd, LSW

10:15 am
to
11:45 am

Parallel Session 14: The m.Bodiment Project: Body Positivity Workshop Sookie Bardwell, BEd 
Christine Hsu, OCT
10:15 am
to
11:45 am
Parallel Session 15: Critical Media Literacy and Food Literacy

Sielen Raoufi, MHSc, RD
Dr. Lorayne Robertson, PhD

11:45 am
to
1:00 pm
Lunch (75 minutes)  
1:00 pm
to
2:00 pm
Afternoon Plenary: From Marginalization to Love: How Resisting the Gender Binary Taught me to Respect my Body Dr. Linda Bacon, PhD
2:00 pm
to
2:15 pm
Break (15 minutes)  
2:15 pm
to
3:30 pm
Full Day Workshop 2, Part 2: A Weight Neutral Approach to Health & Wellness: Community Based Binge Eating Disorder Treatment Ann McConkey, RD
Lisa Naylor, CYC
2:15 pm
to
3:30 pm
Parallel Session 16: Exploring Stigma towards Individuals with BED and MDD Dr. Gina Dimitropoulos, PhD
Emily Williams, MSc
Laura Henderson, MA
2:15 pm
to
3:30 pm
Parallel Session 17: Nourishing Connections: Using an Interdisciplinary Approach to Providing Care to Youth

Dr. Ayisha Kurji, BSc, MD, FRCPC
Terri Peterson, BSW, MSW, RSW (SK) 
Kayly Yablonski, BSW, MSW (Candidate), RSW (SK)

2:15 pm
to
3:30 pm
Parallel Session 18: Community Integrated Care: An Anti-Oppression and Arts-Based Approach to Addressing Marginalization in Eating Disorders Care Rachel Nolan
Olivia Strohschein, MA
2:15 pm
to
3:30 pm
Parallel Session 19: The Power of Stories Carrie Cox, BEd, PhD (ABD)
3:30 pm
to
4:00 pm
Conference Close  

* Although we try to minimize changes to the schedule, please check back for updates as we may need to make adjustments in order to accommodate our speakers.