Scientific program consists of total 25 hours, including approx. 120 oral presentations, 60 poster presentations, 4 keynote speeches and round table discussion.
NEW! Pre-Conference ONLINE presentations can be found here.
NEW! Pre-Conference ONLINE abstracts can be found here.
NEW! Oral presentations program can be found here.
NEW! Poster presentations can found here.
Tuesday September 13 (Pre-Conference Online), UCT+1, Portuguese time
15:00-15:15 Opening and welcome
15:15-15:45 Keynote Speech Claudia Marinetti, PhD, Director, Mental Health Europe “The future of mental health in Europe”
16:00-17:35 Oral sessions: 4 presentations in four parallel sessions
17:45-18:55 Oral sessions: 3 presentations in four parallel sessions
18:55-19:15 Discussion and Closing
Wednesday September 14
13:00-16:45 Registration open
13:00-19:00 Poster area open
16:00-17:00 Poster Dating (Poster presenters are requested to be present by their posters)
17:15-18:00 Opening ceremony
- Musical Performance
- Opening Speech, Brenda Happell, Chair of Scientific Committee, Professor, Southern Cross University, Australia and University College Cork, Ireland; Director, Happell Consulting, Australia
- Opening Speech, Representative of Escola Superior de Enfermagem de Lisboa
18:00-18:45 Keynote Speech, Adam Christoferson and Jeremiah Brown, Musical Intervention, USA. Topic: The world needs you!
19:00-19:45 Get Together: Cocktail Reception, Canapes and networking.
Thursday September 15
8:30-18:00 Registration open
9:00-9:45 Keynote Speech, Anu Castaneda, Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland. Topic: Perspectives of cultural diversity in mental health: What can we all do for the shift from ethnic gaps and inequalities towards healthier societies
9:45-10:15 Coffee break
10:15-11:50 Oral sessions: 4 presentations in 7 parallel sessions
11:50-13:00 Lunch and poster viewing
13:00-14:35 Oral sessions: 4 presentations in 7 parallel sessions
13:00- 16:30 Music Workshop
14:35-15:10 Coffee break and poster viewing
15:10-16:20 Oral sessions: 3 presentations in 7 parallel sessions
16:35-17:15 Keynote Speech, Professor Miguel Xavier, Portugal. Mental Health in Portugal: some lessons for the future
19:30 Banquet Dinner and ECMH Party with music and dance in Restaurant Monte Mar Lisboa (separate registration and fee), Music performed by La Bohème
Friday September 16
7:30-8:00 Morning Yoga
9:00-9:45 Round table discussion. Topic: Resilience in the times of change.
9:45-10:15 Coffee break and poster viewing
10:15-11:00 Keynote Speech, Professor Raymond Bond, Ulster University, Northern Ireland. Digital mental health: Why do we need AI, apps and chatbots?
11:10-12:20 Oral sessions: 3 presentations in 7 parallel sessions
11:25-12:20 Workshop for early career researchers on getting published (Session 28)
12:20-13:30 Lunch and poster viewing
13:30-14:40 Oral sessions: 3 presentations in 7 parallel sessions
14:50-15:15 Closing ceremony; Best Poster Award; Invitation to 11th European Conference on Mental Health
15.15-15.45 Coffee and goodbyes