International Feeding Disorders Conference 2014

Conference Convened by National Steering Group for Childhood Feeding Disorders

Chair: Dr Rachel Bryant-Waugh

This is a two-day multi-disciplinary conference on feeding and eating in childhood and related disturbances. The emphasis will be on research and clinical practice developments relating to developmental, systemic and bio-behavioural aspects of feeding and eating disturbances.


Date:

Tuesday 4th & Wednesday 5th November 2014

Location:

Kennedy Lecture Theatre

Ground Floor

UCL Institute of Child Health, London.

This is a two-day multi-disciplinary conference on feeding and eating in childhood and related disturbances. The emphasis will be on research and clinical practice developments relating to developmental, systemic and bio-behavioural aspects of feeding and eating disturbances.

Aims

  • To provide delegates with an update of research and clinical practice in this field
  • To facilitate networking between clinicians and academics
  • To stimulate and explore opportunities for future collaborative clinical research links

Conference Format

Day one: Day one will include a keynote presentation from an internationally renowned speaker; one plenary session; two parallel sessions consisting of selected clinical skills based workshops and research papers; plus selected posters

Day two: Day two will include an update from the National Steering Group for Childhood Feeding Disorders; two parallel sessions consisting of selected clinical skills based workshops and research papers; a networking lunch plus selected posters; and a closing plenary session

Who should attend?

The conference will be of interest and relevance to academics working in the field of feeding and eating behaviour and to clinicians working in a variety of settings with infants, children and their families who present with childhood feeding and eating difficulties.

Topics

  • Development of taste preferences
  • Nutrition and health
  • Psychobiology of appetite
  • Perplexing presentations
  • Missed diagnoses
  • Safeguarding

Provisional Programme

Tuesday 4th November
08:45 - 09:30
Registration
09:30 - 09:45
Opening Remarks
Rachel Bryant-Waugh
09:45 - 10:30
Keynote Lecture
Dr Sophie Nicklaus
, Research Director, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA), Centre des Sciences du Goût et de l'Alimentation, Dijon, France
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee break
11:00 - 12:30
Plenary 1: Nutrition/food choices
 

Healthy eating during the complementary feeding period: a nutritional perspective

Professor Mary Fewtrell, Professor of Paediatric Nutrition, UCL Institute of Child Health

 

Impact of early feeding experience on later eating behaviour: evidence from a longitudinal study

Dr Pauline Emmett, Senior Research Fellow, University of Bristol

 

Mothers, children and food: what influences 'normal' eating?

Dr Mary Barker, MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton

12:30 - 13:30 Poster Session and lunch
13:30 - 15:00
Short paper/clinical skills workshop parallel sessions
  Session A: Kennedy Lecture Theatre
 13:30 - 13:50

Exploring the feeding attitudes and practices of UK nursery caregiving staff

Claire Farrow

 13:50 - 14:10

Exploring parent and child factors in the efficacy of interventions aimed at increasing children’s acceptance and liking of a disliked vegetable

Clare Holley

14:10 - 14:30

TREAT: treatment for reluctant eaters

Cathy Davies

14:30 - 14:50

Early eating behaviour in children with Autism Spectrum Conditions

Maria Pomoni

14:50 - 15:00
General discussion
13:30 - 15:00
Session B: Leolin Price Lecture Theatre
 

Setting up a multi-disciplinary community feeding clinic

Chloe Selby

15:00 - 15:30
Coffee break
15:30 - 17:00
Clinical skills workshop parallel sessions
  Session C: Kennedy Lecture Theatre
 

Spoon and spit: experiences of working with children who are selective eaters

Kate Kirk & Sarah Surgeon

  Session D: Leolin Price Lecture Theatre
 

Eating with our senses: Sensory Processing in children with Feeding Disorders

Miriam Belsham

17:00 - 18:00
Drinks Reception
 Wednesday 5th November
08:30 - 09:00
Registration
09:00 - 09:30
Members of UK National Steering Group for Childhood Feeding Disorders- Progress of Evidence Based Assessment Protocol, Normal Feeding Development, Tube Weaning Protocols
09:30 - 11:00
Short paper/clinical skills workshop parallel sessions
  Session E: Kennedy Lecture Theatre
09:30 - 09:50

Validation of the Ramsay appetite scale: preliminary findings

Mafalda Porporino

09:50 - 10:10

Designing the perfect oral stimulation intervention in preterm infants: Where do we go next?

Zelda Greene

10:10 - 10:30

Research: long term follow-up of infants with feeding disorders: a comparison between children of premature and term delivery

Judith Blinder-Edelcopp

10:30 - 10:50

Clinical characteristic of patients with feeding disorders

Aleksandra Rekosz

10:50 - 11:00
General Discussion
09:30 - 11:00
Session F: Leolin Price Lecture Theatre
 

Understanding and working with pica in childhood and adolescence

Elizabeth Shea

11:00 - 11:30
Coffee break
11:30 - 13:00
Short paper/clinical skills workshop parallel sessions
  Session G: Kennedy Lecture Theatre
 

Feeding Disorders in the context of suspected Factitious/Induced Illness: Managing complex cases

Fay Murphy

  Session H: Leolin Price Lecture Theatre
 

Deprivation, deficiency, denial – the toxic trio of meal times. A model of early therapeutic intervention in feeding difficulties for the under three

Silvina Diaz Bonino

13:00 - 14:30
Networking lunch
14:30 - 16:00
Plenary 2
   
16:00 - 16:30
Closing remarks and end of meeting

Course Director

Dr Rachel Bryant-Waugh, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Joint Head Feeding and Eating Disorders Service and Lead Psychologist, Department of Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London

Faculty

  • Dr Mary Barker, Senior Lecturer, MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton
  • Professor Mary Fewtrell, Professor of Paediatric Nutrition, UCL Institute of Child Health, London
  • Dr Sophie Nicklaus, Directrice de Recherches, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA), Dijon, France

One Day:

  • Standard: £175 

Both days:

  • Standard: £299 

Lunch, refreshments and Course Manual are included in the fee.

Registration

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Cancellation and substitution

Cancellations must be received in writing at least two weeks before the start of the event and will be subject to an administration charge of 20% of the course fee. It is regretted that no refunds will be made within two weeks of the course date. Substitutions can be made at anytime.

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No liability is assumed by ICH Events for changes in programme date, content, speakers or venue. 

Contact us:

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30 Guilford Street

London WC1N 1EH

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ORAL presenters

You will have 15 minutes for your talk and 5 for questions (total of 20 minutes).

Please prepare your talk in Power Point and bring it to the conference either on a stick or e-mail it to cristina.lai@ucl.ac.uk by 12:00 Monday 3rd November 2014.

The talks will be held in the Kennedy Lecture Theatre, ground floor at ICH; when you arrive at the registration desk, please sign in and ask for Cristina.

POSTER presenters

Landscape
The poster boards used measure 1.74 x 1.14m landscape (plus 5cm metal frame), so the ideal poster size is 1.5 x 1m landscape (longer across than down).
Portrait
The poster boards used measure 1.14 x 1.74m landscape (plus 5cm metal frame), so the ideal poster size is 1 x 1.5m landscape (longer across than down).
The boards are felt-covered and Velcro fixing pads will be available in the poster display area.
Download Poster Information (pdf)


CLINICAL SKILLS WORKSHOP presenters

Information available soon.

Sponsors 

Contact Cristina Lai if you would like to sponsor this event.

Download the Sponsorship Opportunities (pdf) available.