Conference Registration Now Open

We are so excited about this year’s conference in Boston: This is our 22nd Annual OCD Conference and will feature more than 100 presentations, workshops, and seminars, as well as 36 evening activities and support groups. Our presenters include some of the most experienced and knowledgeable clinicians and researchers in the field, as well as individuals with OCD and family members sharing their personal stories.

Some highlights of 2015 OCD Conference program include: 
  • The return of our popular presentation track for Young Adults (under 30) discussing issues such as navigating college, career, and social lives with OCD and related disorders.
  • The 3rd Annual Hoarding Meeting, including a 2-day presentation track dedicated to hoarding disorder information, treatment, and research; a pre-conference professional training session on community responses to hoarding disorder; as well as support groups for those with hoarding and their loved ones.
  • Specialty Presentation Sessions: the return of the Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) SessionPANDAS/PANS Session, and the new Perfectionism Session. All three Sessions have talks for therapists, researchers, and families.
  • Many special Evening Activities (including the NEW “Louder than OCD” Cabaret, the return of the OCD Pub Trivia Ice-Breaker, and many more!)
  • Plus, other great offerings for everyone in the OCD community, including programs for kids and teensparents and families, therapists, researchers, other professionals, students, and many more.

To learn more about this year’s schedule and program offerings and to REGISTER, please visit

We are still accepting research poster submissions for this year’s conference. Click here to learn more.

Volunteering at the OCD Conference

We are now also accepting applications for volunteer opportunities at this year’s OCD Conference. Click here to learn more and/or to apply online. Note: All volunteers receive a complimentary Conference registration as a thank you!

If you have any questions at all, you can reach us by phone at 617-973-5801 or by email at Thank you!

Conference Registration Opens in 1 Week! PLUS Other Important Dates

We hope you are all getting excited for our 22nd Annual OCD Conference, to be held this year from July 31–August 2, 2015, in Boston, MA! While the Conference is still four months away, we are already hard at work here at the IOCDF office planning for what we hope to be one of our best Conferences yet.

Here is an outline of some important dates to remember in the coming months, including deadlines, hotel information, registration dates, volunteer opportunities, and more!

If you haven’t already, be sure to sign up for our Conference News email list at here to make sure that you don’t miss any important announcements as we lead up to the Conference weekend.

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Proposal Deadline EXTENDED Due to Winter Storm in Boston

Good afternoon,
As many of you know, the Annual OCD Conference proposal system was scheduled to close today at 5pm ET. However, due to the winter storm that we are currently experiencing in Boston, the IOCDF offices are closed today, and we have decided to push the proposal deadline to tomorrow, Tuesday, February 3 at 5pm ET. We will not be accepting any more proposals after this new deadline.
Our phone system has been experiencing technical difficulties today due to the weather. If you have been trying to call the office with questions about the Conference and/or submitting a proposal and have had difficulty doing so, please email us at for an immediate response. You can also email us at for any other questions.
Thank you for your understanding! We look forward to receiving your Conference proposal soon.