Program

Wed October 4

13:00 – 18:00 Registration and poster presentation area open

18:00 – 18:45 Keynote, Andreas Heinz, Germany: A new understanding of mental disorders

18:45 – 19:30 Keynote, Bernd Greiner, Germany: Coping with the Cold War: Fear, Risk, and Insecurity in Perspective

19:30 – Get Together Party starting at conference venue lobby and continuing at Octoberfest in Alexanderplatz

 

Thu October 5

7:00-7:30 Mental Health Walk

8:00 – Registration

8:00-8:45 Coffee availabe

8:45-9:15 Opening ceremony

9:15-10:00 Keynote, Nigel Henderson, Scotland: The three R’s: Rights, Recovery and Relationships

10:00-10:30 Coffee break and poster viewing

10:30-12:05 Oral sessions (7 parallel sessions each with 4 oral presentations)

12:05-13:30 Lunch and poster viewing

13:30-15:05 Oral sessions (7 parallel sessions each with 4 oral presentations)

15:05-15:40 Coffee break and poster viewing

15:40-16.55 Oral sessions (7 parallel sessions each with 3 oral presentations)

16:55-17:15 Poster viewing

17:15-18:00 Keynote, Niina Junttila, Finland: Does it hurt to be lonely?

18:15-18:45 Mental Health Walk

20:00 Festive Evening
ECMH Mingle Party at Roadrunner’s Paradise Club: Gourmet street food grill catering, music, dance and networking in relaxed and Berlin-style atmosphere (separate registration and fee)

 

Fri October 6

8:00-8:30 Mental Health Walk

8:30-9:15 Coffee available

9:15-10:15 Keynote, Pim Cuijpers, The Netherlands: Preventing the onset of new cases of depressive disorders: Possibilities and challenges

10:15-10:45 Coffee break and poster viewing

10:45-12:00 Oral sessions (7 parallel sessions each with 3 oral presentations)

12:00-13:00 Lunch and poster viewing

13:00-14:10 Oral sessions (6 parallel sessions each with 3 oral presentations); Open Dialogue Forum, Dr Liam MacGabhann, Ireland: Embracing a Dialogical Space

14:10-14:30 Coffee break and poster viewing

14:30-15:15 Keynote, Peter Lehmann, Germany: Combatting psychiatric patients’ catastrophic reduction in life expectancy: User-orientated approaches

15:15-15:45 Closing Ceremony; Best Poster Award; Social Media Photo Contest Award; Invitation to 7th European Conference on Mental Health

 

Hospital visits to St. Hedwig Hospital are taking place on Thursday at 15.15.-17.00. The registration for hospital visits starts on Wednesday at 17.00 at the info desk. More information about the units here. There are 60 places (15/unit) for visits.

Mental Health Walks  are guided by Mr. Lauri Pyykkönen, CEO, Golden Rainbow