To mark National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, Houston Eating Disorders Specialists will hold the 2017 "Freedom in Recovery" Conference 8 a.m.-5:15 p.m. Sat., Feb 18, at the Norris Conference Center at City Center, 816 Town and Country Blvd. The event will feature presentations from local and international experts in the fields of mental health and eating disorders. Dr. Elizabeth McIngvale and her father, Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale, will be among keynoters. Additional presentations will feature local and international experts on topics such as trauma and eating disorders, new eating disorder diagnoses, excessive exercise, caregiver support, binge eating disorder and weight loss. Registration is open to professionals and the general public at www.houstoneds.org. Seating is limited.