Speaking & Advocacy

Advocacy Handouts:

Download a general Resource List here. (This Resource List is better for black and white printing and distribution.)

This file contains abstracts of some of the most powerful, peer-reviewed Health at Every Size reviews and commentary.

Speaking

Linda Bacon is a compelling and dynamic speaker. She conducts short lectures as well as multi-day seminars, to both professional and lay audiences. Her forte is in motivating audiences to take action. Contact Linda if you’d like to discuss topics. Follow this link to check out testimonials. Download her speaker’s kit here.

Upcoming Talks

No public talks currently scheduled.

Past Talks

May 24-25, 2016, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain. Download password-protected slides.

November 14-16, 2015, From Weight Fears to Body Respect: Unraveling the Path, Renfrew conference, Philadelphia, PA. Download password protected slides. Download HAES Resources.

April 17, 2015, Find YOUR voice for Body Respect, National Eating Disorder Information Centre (NEDIC) conference, Toronto, Canada.

November 8, 2014, Cultivating Body Respect for Every Body, a community event, The Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt, Towson, MD.

November 7, 2014, The Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt, Towson, MD. Half day workshop for health care professionals. Download password protected slides.

October 24, 2014, Women’s Health Clinic, Body Respect: Navigating Concerns in Clinical Practice. Download password-protected slides and a resource list.

October 23, 2014, Canadian Diabetes Association Professional conference, Body Trust and Respect as a Prescription for Successful Diabetes Care: Why It’s Time to Ditch the Diet Mentality, Winnipeg, Manitoba. Download password-protected slides.

September 19, 2014, Dietitians of Canada conference, Toronto, Canada. Download password protected slides.

August 16th, 2014, The Resilient Advocate: Cultivating Strategies for Managing Resistance to Critical Thought, Critical Dietetics conference, Chicago, Illinois.

August 15th, 2014, Promoting Diversity, Redressing Inequity, and Seeking Social Justice in Dietetics (Opening Plenary), Critical Dietetics conference, Chicago, Illinois. Download password-protected transcript.

August 14th, 2014, Cultivating Body Respect, Personal and Political (half day workshop co-facilitated with Lucy Aphramor), Chicago, Illinois.

July 1, 2014, Body Respect, For All Bodies: Kicking the Diet Habit and Moving On, (full day workshop co-facilitated with Lucy Aphramor and sponsored by Be Nourished), Portland, Oregon.

June 25-29, 2014, Passing the Message On: HAES Facilitators’ Training, Opal Food & Body Wisdom (sponsor), Seattle, Washington.

June 21, 2014, Body Respect, For All Bodies: Kicking the Diet Habit and Moving On, (full day workshop co-facilitated with Lucy Aphramor and sponsored by Opal Food & Body Wisdom), Seattle, Washington.(Participants: visit thebodypolitic.biz to download password-protected slides.)

June 19, 2019, Clinical Training on Implementing Body Respect into Eating Disorders Care, Staff training at Opal Food & Body Wisdom co-conducted with Lucy Aphramor. (Participants: visit thebodypolitic.biz to download password-protected slides.)

May 27, 2014, Keynote Talk, Diversity Day, School of Professional Psychology, Pacific University, Hillsboro, Oregon. Download password-protected slides here.

May 23, 2014, Body Respect, For All Bodies, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon. Download password protected seminar slides.

May 22, 2014, Health at Every Size: Challenging the Dietetics Paradigm, Oregon State University classroom presentations, Corvallis, Oregon. Download a resource list for students.

May 22, 2014, The Next Public Health Challenge: Losing the Anti-Obesity Paradigm, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, 5:30 p.m. Download password-protected slides .

February 6, 2014, Keynote Talk, The Resilient Health at Every Size Practitioner, Eating Disorder Recovery Support annual conference, Petaluma, CA. Read excerpt.

December 16, 2014, Why Dieting is a Failed Paradigm: The Evidence and Alternative, Highland Research Forum, Centre for Health Science, University of The Highlands and Islands, Inverness, Scotland. Download slides.

December 17, 2014, Advancing HAES – Learning from Practice (day-long workshop), NHS (National Health Service) Highland, Inverness, Scotland.

December 17, 2014, Why Dieting is a Failed Paradigm: The Evidence and Alternative, National Health Service, Inverness, Scotland. Download slides.