IOCDF Conference Series

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IOCDF Conference Series

We are thrilled to offer a variety of conferences — both in-person and virtual — for all those impacted by OCD and related disorders. We encourage the global network of people with live experience, family members and supporters, mental health professionals, researchers, educators, and students to join us for community, collaboration, and education.

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Upcoming Conferences

July 7–9, 2023 | Marriott Marquis San Francisco

For all those impacted by OCD and related disorders, mental health professionals, and researchers.

The Annual OCD Conference is the largest national event focused solely on obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and related disorders. This extraordinary event brings together individuals with OCD, their loved ones, and mental health professionals under the same roof with the goal of educating attendees about the latest treatments, research, and practice in OCD and related disorders.

Thursday, July 6, 2023 | Hybrid: Both in-person at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis and Online

For Researchers, By Researchers

The IOCDF Research Symposium is a forum for researchers and students from around the world to share data and findings from the latest research in the OCD and related disorders fields. Intended as a “by researchers, for researchers” event, the Symposium brings together scientists to network, learn, and engage in high-level discussion.

Conferencia de TOC Online

23 y 24 de septiembre de 2023

La Conferencia de TOC Online está dirigida a personas con TOC, a sus familiares y también a profesionales de la salud mental. Es un evento diseñado para proveer información, recursos y apoyo a los hispanohablantes de la comunidad TOC. Esperamos que la conferencia ayude a tejer redes dentro de la comunidad TOC, a concientizar sobre salud mental y a reducir el estigma asociado.

Online OCD Conference

October 21–22, 2023 | Co-hosted by the IOCDF and OCD Southern California

For those with lived experience, family members, and therapists who work with OCD.

The Online OCD Conference offers the opportunity for the global OCD community to connect, share, and learn from each other in this event filled with talks, discussion groups, and networking opportunities.

Now accepting proposals to speak at the 2023 Online OCD Conference!

Winter 2024 | Virtual

For those youth aged 6–17 and their families!

The International OCD Foundation's Online OCD Camp is a virtual event for kids and teens with OCD and their families! Created especially for youth between the ages of 6 and 17, OCD Camp will feature two days of interactive sessions and activities for three age groups: Elementary, Middle, and High Schoolers. The program also includes sessions for parents/guardians as well as opportunities for fun and socialization with other families.

More information on the return of the Online OCD Camp in 2024 will be available Summer 2023.

Next date TBD

For individuals impacted by hoarding disorder and professionals who work with HD.

The Online Hoarding Disorder Conference provides critical information to individuals, families, and loved ones affected by HD to educate people and their families about effective and compassionate care.

It also offers an opportunity for professionals — from therapists and social workers to firefighters and other public safety officials — to learn how to work effectively and compassionately with individuals with hoarding disorder (HD). Professionals will hear from leading researchers and experts in the field and will walk away with a new understanding and practical strategies for working with those affected by HD.

Next date TBD

For individuals and families, faith leaders, and professionals.

This unique event began out of recognition that many people living with OCD initially seek assistance from a faith leader prior to a mental health provider. The conference was specifically created to address the needs of a diverse community — spanning all faiths, ethnicities, and backgrounds. We’ll provide education about effective treatment and ways to support those in the faith community living with OCD.

Become a Conference Sponsor

Sponsoring a highly demanded event within the IOCDF Conference Series is the most effective way to demonstrate your support of the IOCDF while ensuring maximum exposure for your organization. Conferences are broken up to serve various audiences, making it easier for you to get your brand in front of the populations that are important to you.

Whether you are interested in thought leadership, lead generation, or brand awareness, we can offer your organization a variety of sponsorship opportunities to fit your budget and marketing goals.

Conference Scholarship Fund

Help send someone in need to the 2023 Annual OCD Conference. For many, the Conference provides the first point of connection with others who are struggling, which often serves as a powerful turning point in symptom reduction. Make a difference in the life of a person impacted by OCD or a related disorder, today!

Upcoming Annual OCD Conferences (In-Person)

2023 San Francisco, CA
July 6–9, 2023
San Francisco Marriott Marquis

2024 Orlando, FL
July 25–28, 2024
Hyatt Regency Orlando

2025 Chicago, IL
July 10–13, 2025
Marriott Marquis Chicago

2026 Seattle, WA
July 9–12, 2026
Hyatt Regency Seattle

2027 New York City, NY
July 8–11, 2027
New York Marriott Marquis

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Annual OCD Conference (1994-2022)