18th EPA European Congress of Psychiatry (EPA 2010) (EPA 2010)

Venue: Munich

Location: Munich, Germany

Event Date/Time: Feb 27, 2010 End Date/Time: Mar 02, 2010
Abstract Submission Date: Nov 18, 2010
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The Scientific Programme will consist of the following:

CME Courses

The European Congress of Psychiatry will serve the educational mission of the EPA by providing high-quality Continuous Medical Education Courses, covering all aspects of psychiatry. Fees are charged separately for the courses.

State-of-the-art lectures

The state-of-the-art lectures will have a strong clinical focus. They will provide a complete update on some signifi cant aspects of current clinical treatments in European psychiatry. The state-of-the-art lectures will be delivered by top European or worldwide experts and will last 45 minutes.

Plenary Lectures

The plenary lectures will have a strong scientific focus. They will be mainly theoretical and research-oriented. These lectures will be delivered by leading psychiatrists, basic scientists and other mental health professionals invited by the Scientific Committee. They will cover the major topics of the Congress theme.

Core Symposia

The Core Symposia will focus on clinical issues and will constitute the central element of the Congress.

Accepted Symposia

These 90 minute sessions will focus on specific topics in psychiatry, representing several points of view. The presentations will be selected by the Scientific Committee from those proposed.
These will include a maximum of four papers and time for discussion at the end of the session. All participants must have formally agreed to participate prior to submission of the proposal. The chairperson will announce the participants with the electronic submission of the symposia and will also ask them to submit their abstracts electronically via the Congress website: www.kenes.com/epa. It is highly desirable that a Symposium comprises no more than two speakers from the same nationality. All members of the faculty of a session should be self-financed.

Accepted Workshops

The Accepted Workshops will be devoted to a specific topic and bring together experts in this field for an intensive discussion. These will be 90 minute working sessions. At least 50% of the time will be devoted to discussion. Workshops can have one or more speakers. Only one abstract is required for the whole workshop (no abstracts of individual presentations are needed).

The presentations will be selected by the Scientific Committee from those proposed following the instructions contained in this announcement. All participants of a workshop should be self-financed.

Free Communications Sessions

Authors are invited to submit abstracts, classified by topics. Submitted abstracts will be reviewed by the Committee and scheduled as oral or poster presentations. Abstracts should be submitted on-line via this website. The electronic abstract submission form will be opened shortly.


Authors are invited to present their new research fi ndings or important ongoing research as posters related to one of the given topics. There is no limitation concerning the number of presented posters. The posters should be categorised. The most interesting posters will be combined by topics and moderated in a 90 minute poster presentation.

Sponsored events

Satellite Symposia and Luncheon Satellite Symposia will be organised by pharmaceutical companies in Consultation with the Scientific Committee. Industries are welcome to propose topics of Satellite Symposia or other sponsored events to the Scientific Committee.


Additional Information

EPA Munich 2010 brings together a blend of psychiatrists from all specialties with lectures and symposia focusing on different psychiatry and neuropsychiatry fields.