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Wednesday, 23 October 2013

F.E.A.S.T. Annual Conference.

 
 Dates:
 
Friday January 31 - Saturday February 1, 2014

 Who Should Attend?

F.E.A.S.T.'s primary mission is to support caregivers of eating disorder patients. Our conferences are designed to be a safe place for caregiver's to meet, learn, and share their knowledge and experiences, and to take a break from the stresses of caregiving. Professionals and other interested parties are also welcome to attend.


Caregiver & Family Registration is open to parents, adult siblings, other family members and recovered patients. Please note that the conference sessions are designed for adults and no provisions will be made for children.

Caregiving Couples Registration is open to partners caring for a loved one with an eating disorder. The second registration will be billed at 50% off. Click on "add another registration" at the bottom of first form.

General & Professional Registration is open to professionals treating eating disorders and others interested in learning about eating disorders and supporting families as they care for loved ones with eating disorders.We welcome and encourage professionals in the eating disorder field to attend. Please be aware, however, that F.E.A.S.T.'s mission is to serve caregivers and that the program content will be presented in a format that is accessible to non-professionals. It is not designed to replace professional training or continuing education. Certificates of Attendance will be issued upon request. 
Student Registration: Students in the fields of  mental health, eating disorders, nutrition, and medical care are welcome at a reduced rate.

Media Representatives should contact F.E.A.S.T. at 2014conference@feast-ed.org for press passes.

Discounts: 
Early Bird Registration will close on December 1, 2014.
Community Educators/Coaches – Please contact F.E.A.S.T. at 2014conference@feast-ed.org about reduced rates for staff who support eating disorder patients and families or who teach about eating disorders.
Included Meals:

F.E.A.S.T. Conference Registration includes a buffet breakfast, plated lunch and two snacks each day.
Optional Events:

F.E.A.S.T. Advisor Appreciation Dinner, Thursday Evening, January 30, 2014. Tickets are $52/person.
Conference Dinner Reception, Friday Evening January 31, 2014. Tickets are $35/person.
Conference Venue:
The Crowne Plaza Addison, Near the Galleria
14315 Midway Road
Dallas, Texas  75001
Conference Room Rate $97.00/night plus taxes
See Sidebar for Reservation Quick Links

DFW International Airport (DFW)

Distance: 17.0 MI/27.36 KM NORTH WEST to Hotel

Take the North exit from the airport to 635E. Exit on Midway. Go North on Midway for about 1.5 miles. After Hornet Rd., the hotel is immediately on the west side.

Dallas Love Field Airport (DAL)

Distance: 12.0 MI/19.31 KM SOUTH EAST to Hotel
From the airport, go left on Mockingbird Lane. Turn left to take the Dallas North Tollway (heading North). Exit on Spring Valley. Go left (west) on Springvalley, and right (north) on Midway Rd. After Hornet Rd., the hotel is immediately on the left.
Addison Regional Airport (ADS)

Distance: 1.5 MI/2.41 KM NORTH to HotelTake Addison Rd to Beltline. Go West on Beltline and go South on Midway. After Proton Rd., the hotel is immediately on the West side.

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