Upcoming events in psychiatry

Every year psychiatrists from Europe and all around the world come together in a number of important events and exchange ideas, make links for future collaborations and get new inspirations for future meetings. More EFPT participation to these events will raise our voice as trainees and improve the visibility of our Federation. We wanted to keep you updated and share some of the important upcoming events. Please have a look at the educational and professional activities listed below, most of which have options that facilitate the participation of trainees. Follow us for forthcoming possibilities!

  • 24th EPA Congress will take place in Madrid, Spain, between 12-16 March 2016, with the topic “Towards a Common Language in European Psychiatry”. Early Career Psychiatrists’ Programme has very close links with EFPT and offers reduced fees, scholarships and invaluable networking opportunities for young psychiatrists. Scholarship applications are open till December 7th and you can submit your research for Research Prize till November 2nd. Oral Communication and poster applications are now closed, but check Congress website  often for updates on late-breaking abstract submission deadlines!
  • The World Psychiatric Association International Congress will take place in Istanbul, between 6-10 July, 2016, with the theme “Integrating Clinical, Community and Public Health in Psychiatry”. Participants from around the world are welcome to submit their proposals and abstracts by November 1st. The scientific program includes key scientific lectures from renowned professors of psychiatry and other branches of medicine. A special fellowship program will be provided for early career psychiatrists, which you can apply till December 1st. You can check the website and see the announcement video on YouTube.
  • Prepare your abstracts by November 15th to apply for the Japanese Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (JSPN) Fellowship Award and to participate at 112th annual meeting of the JSPN on June 2nd to 4th, 2016, in Chiba, Japan. Early-career psychiatrists from Asia and around the world are encouraged to apply for the Award and recipients will be presenting their approach to a case vignette or the situation of women’s mental health in their country. Learn more about the award and find the chance to attend a congress from another part of the world!
  • ECNP has organized a number of educational activities for young scholars. One of them, the ECNP School of Child and Adolescent Neuropsychopharmacology, which will be held in Venice, between 3-8 April, is now accepting applications. Apply online by December 1st and be ready to meet the experts in the field of paediatric neuropsychopharmacology.

We hope many of you will meet eachother in these events and we are curious to hear your experiences! For other events not listed here, follow our website and social media pages, @EFPTrainees and EFPT on Facebook.