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Join us in the Windy City! Chicago Attractions Not to Miss

Attendees at the 23rd Annual OCD Conference won’t have to go far to enjoy all Chicago has to offer this summer. With this year’s Conference hotel situated right on Michigan Avenue in the heart of the city, the struggle won’t be finding things to do, but how to fit everything in around a busy Conference… Read more »

David Adam to bring humor, hope (and books!) to this year’s OCD Conference

This year’s keynote at the Annual OCD Conference will be delivered with some international flair provided by this year’s speaker, David Adam. An editor for the science journal Nature and author of The Man Who Couldn’t Stop, Adam was honored as the 2015 recipient of the IOCDF Illumination Award at last year’s Conference and will… Read more »

23rd Annual OCD Conference Program Announced!

2016 Conference Schedule

A preview of the program for the 23rd Annual OCD Conference, taking place July 29-31, 2016, in Chicago is now online, and registration is now open. Some highlights of the 2016 program include: A brand new presentation series focusing on OCD and Substance Use, offering talks for individuals, family members, and therapists. We are also introducing… Read more »

In Memorium of Dr. Yaryura-Tobias, Pioneer in the Field of OCD Treatment

We were deeply saddened to hear of another loss to the OCD and related disorders community this past weekend. Dr. Jose A. Yaryura-Tobias, a long-standing professional member and an inaugural member of the IOCDF Scientific and Clinical Advisory Board (SCB), passed away on March 5, 2016. Dr. Yaryura-Tobias was a pioneer in OCD research and… Read more »

#OCDcon Update: Proposal Deadline One Week Away, Plus Travel Information Up Now!

The proposal system for the 23rd Annual OCD Conference in Chicago, IL, will be closing on Monday, February 1, 2016 at 5pm ET. We are accepting proposals for presenters for the following: Presentations Keynote Address Support Groups Special Evening Activities NEW! IOCDF Research Symposium (see below) Research Posters* The deadline to submit your proposal is Monday, February… Read more »

OCD Conference: Boston edition

How is day one winding down already? I’ve been looking forward to this since last year’s Conference, and we’re cruising through this year’s already. As with last year, I’m wearing many hats: an affiliate representative (OCD Twin Cities president), a speaker (check out my session with Lee Baer tomorrow afternoon, from 4 to 5:30!), and… Read more »

The 2015 Annual OCD Conference is here!

Welcome to Boston! We’re so glad a record-breaking number of attendees were able to join us for the 22nd Annual OCD Conference. This year is particularly special, as we’re able to host so many of you in our hometown of Boston. We’re sure you have questions as you start to get settled and begin planning… Read more »

7 Boston Attractions You Won’t Want to Miss!

It’s not every year that we get to host the OCD Conference in our hometown! As we finalize all Conference details and you finalize your travel plans, the IOCDF staff pulled together a list of some of our favorite local attractions, as well as a list of discounted and free things to do in and… Read more »