IOCDF Community Events Calendar

The Community Events Calendar showcases upcoming in-person and virtual events for all members of the OCD community. Hosting an event of your own? Fill out the online form and get it added to the calendar so local community members can join in!

Learn more about IOCDF-run events, such as our in-person and virtual conferences, the 1 Million Steps 4 OCD Walk to raise awareness and funds, and training opportunities for professionals. All times are local.

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Stanford OCD Awareness Day 2021: Research Discoveries, Treatment, and Hope

October 16 at 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

Ethan Smith–Los Angeles/Atlanta-based writer, producer, director, and IOCDF national advocate–will be speaking on “Turning Pain Into Your Purpose.” There will be sessions on Initial Treatments, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, and Novel Therapeutics; followed by a choice of 10 Breakout Rooms for Q&A with an OCD-focus on topics such as Exposure and Response Prevention, Suicide Prevention, Navigating College, Family Accommodation, Tourette’s/Tics, PANS/PANDAS, and Virtual Reality for Hoarding Disorder. There will also be a time for Bay Area residents to gather virtually and connect at the end. This webinar is free and open to everyone. The schedule and registration link are posted on the Rodriguez Lab’s website.


October 16
9:00 am - 1:30 pm


Stanford Translational OCD Program – Rodriguez Lab and OCD SF Bay Area