June 24-27 2020
Main scientific programme
Some of the main conference themes will be:
- What are the consequences of stress and adversity in the “modern world” and what can we do?
- What are new challenges facing an aging population and are there new approaches?
- What are the consequences of homeland- or culture-loss and what can be done about them?
- What are the consequences of increasing sleep-loss worldwide, how does it influence mental health and vice versa?
The different symposia and the full scientific programme will be online by end of March 2020!
We are honoured to confirm the following Keynote speakers for our conference:
Eric R. Kandel
“Memory and age-related memory loss”
Director at the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry, Munich, Germany
“How adversity gets under the skin: from mechanisms to prevention and treatment”
Michael J. Lambert
Psychology Professor, Brigham Young University, Utah, USA
“Side effects and harm through psychotherapy”
Emeritus Professor for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland
“Culture-sensitive psychotherapy and refugee mental health”
Director, Laboratory for Biological and Personality Psychology, University of Freiburg, Germany
“The biology of trust: from social hormones to psychobiological therapy”
Head of the Department and Professor of Clinical Psychology and Psychophysiology, Freiburg University Medical Centre, Germany
“Sleep, insomnia and mental illness”
Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota and President of the American Psychosomatic Society, USA
“Emotions, stress and cardiometabolic risk”