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WPA 2008 meetings

This is a list from the World Psychiatric Association web site about their meetings, or co-sponsored meetings, in 2008. Disclaimer: this is not necessarily an endorsement of any activity in these events. [As of 20 Sept. 2007].



2008

WPA CO-SPONSORED CONFERENCE (Zone 3)

TITLE:            "5th National Congress, National Institute
    Of Social Security & II Regional WPA Zone 3
    Conference"
PLACE:             Mexico City, Mexico
DATE:               February 1-5, 2008
ORGANIZER:       Instituto Mexicano de Seguro Social
COLLABORATION:    a) WPA Zone 3
    b) Latin American Psychiatric Asscociation
       (APAL)
CONTACT:           Dr. Enrique Camarena Robles
E-MAIL:           camarena@avantel.net

WPA SPONSORED REGIONAL MEETING (Zone 6)

TITLE:            “WPA European & Regional Congress”
PLACE:            Paris, France
DATE:            February 6-9, 2008
ORGANIZER:    Association of the French Member
    Societies of WPA
CONTACT:        Dr. Michel Botbol
E-MAIL:            michel.botbol@wanadoo.fr
WEBSITE:        www.wpa2008paris.com

WPA CO-SPONSORED CONFERENCE (Zone 4)

TITLE:            “II Congreso Internacional Medicina y Salud
Mental de la Mujer: Asimilando la Disferencia
Para su Abordaje"
PLACE:            Medellin, Colombia
DATE:            Feburary 14-16, 2008
ORGANIZER:    CES Faculty of Medicine
CONTACT:        Dr. Silvia Gaviria
E-MAIL:            sgaviria1@une.net.co
WEBSITE:        www.ces.edu.co








WPA CO-SPONSORED CONFERENCE (Zone 8)

TITLE:            "9th Edition of the Virtual Congress
    Interpsiquis 2008”
PLACE:            Palma de Mallorca, Spain           
DATE:           February 1-29, 2008
ORGANIZER:          Interpsiquis 2008    
CONTACT:            Dr. Pedro Moreno
E-MAIL:              pedro.moreno@telefonica.net
WEBSITE:        www.interpsiquis.com

WPA CO-SPONSORED CONFERENCE (Zone 18)

TITLE:            "Third World Congress on Women's Mental Health"
PLACE:             Melbourne, Australia
DATE:               March 16-20, 2008
ORGANIZER:       International Association of Women's
                Mental Health
COLLABORATION:    WPA Section on Women's Mental Health
CONTACT:           Dr. Donna Stewart
E-MAIL:           Donna.Stewart@uhn.on.ca
WEBSITE:        www.IAWMHCongress2008.com.au

WPA CO-SPONSORED CONFERENCE (Zone 14)

TITLE:            “ISAD 4th Biennial Conference”
PLACE:            Cape Town, South Africa
DATE:            March 14-17, 2008
ORGANIZER:    International Society for Affective
    Disorders (ISAD)
COLLABORATION:    WPA Section on Affective Disorders
CONTACT:        Caroline Holebrook
E-MAIL:            caroline.holebrook@iop.kcl.ac.uk
WEBSITE:        www.isad.org.uk

WPA CO-SPONSORED CONFERENCE (Zone 6)

TITLE:            "Religious Psychopathology: Explorations at
    The Interface of Psychiatry and Religion”
PLACE:            Leiden, The Netherlands           
DATE:           March 17-19, 2008
ORGANIZER:          Dutch Foundation on Religion and Psychiatry
COLLABORATION:    WPA Section on Religion, Spirituality and
                Psychiatry    
CONTACT:            Peter J. Verhagen
E-MAIL:              verhagen.p@wxs.nl


WPA CO-SPONSORED CONFERENCE (Zone 3)

TITLE:            "III Congreso Panamericano de Salud Mental
    Infanto Juvenil”
PLACE:            Havana, Cuba           
DATE:           March 24-28, 2008
ORGANIZER:          WPA Section on Classification, Diagnostic
                Assessment and Nomeclature
COLLABORATION:    Cuban Society of Psychiatry    
CONTACT:            Dr. Tania A. Peon Valdes
E-MAIL:              felices@infomed.sld.cu
WEBSITE:        www.cpalco.com

WPA CO-SPONSORED CONFERENCE (Zone 8)

TITLE:            "9th Congress of the European Federation
    of Sexology”
PLACE:            Rome, Italy           
DATE:           April 13-17, 2008
ORGANIZER:          European Federation of Sexology    
CONTACT:            Dr. Rosi Romagnolo
E-MAIL:              r.romagnolo@aimgroup.it
WEBSITE:        www.aimgroup.it/2008/efs

WPA CO-SPONSORED CONFERENCE (Zone 6)

TITLE:            "Reflections and Ideas for an Innovation
    Psychiatry Conference"
PLACE:             Fiuggi, Italy
DATE:               April 16-20, 2008
ORGANIZER:       WPA Section on Ecology, Psychiatry &
    Mental Health
CONTACT:           Dr. Giuseppe Spinetti
E-MAIL:           gspinetti@libero.it

WPA CO-SPONSORED CONFERENCE (Zone 13)

TITLE:            "Annual Conference of the African Association of Psychiatrists and Allied Professions:
    Mental Health and Social Changes”
PLACE:            Ibadan, Nigeria           
DATE:           April 17-19, 2008
ORGANIZER:          African Association of Psychiatrists
                and Allied Professions     
CONTACT:            Dr. Oye Gureje
E-MAIL:              ogureje@comui.edu.ng
WPA CO-SPONSORED CONFERENCE (Zone 3)

TITLE:            "Psychiatry, Nature and Culture: From
    Singular to Universal”
PLACE:            Guadalajara, Mexico           
DATE:           April 17-20, 2008
ORGANIZER:          WPA Transcultural Psychiatry Section    
CONTACT:            Dr. Ronald Wintrob
E-MAIL:              informes@gladet.org.mx
WEBSITE:        www.gladet.org.mx

WPA CO-SPONSORED CONFERENCE (Zone 9)

TITLE:            "WPA Epidemiology & Public Health
    Section Conference”
PLACE:            Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada           
DATE:           May 11-14, 2008
ORGANIZER:          WPA Section on Epidemiology & Public Health    
CONTACT:            Karen Mosier
E-MAIL:              karen.mosier@usask.ca

WPA CO-SPONSORED CONFERENCE (Zone 8)

TITLE:            "International Congress of Dual Pathology”
PLACE:            Madrid, Spain           
DATE:           May 29-31, 2008
ORGANIZER:          Spanish Society of Dual Pathology    
CONTACT:            Carolina Garcia Sicilia
E-MAIL:              secretariat@cipd2008.com
WEBSITE:        www.cipd2008.com

















WPA SPONSORED THEMATIC CONFERENCE (Zone 8)

TITLE:            “WPA Thematic Conference on Depression and
Relevant Psychiatric Condition in Primary Care”
PLACE:             Granada, Spain
DATE:               June 19-21, 2008
ORGANIZER:       a) World Psychiatric Association
                b) Wonca-Europe
                c) Spanish Psychiatric Association
                d) Spanish Society of Family and Community
                   Medicine (SEMFYC)
COLLABORATION:    "Grupo Andaluz de Investigacion en Salud
                Mental" (GAISAM)
CONTACT:           a) Dr. Francisco Torres-Gonzalez
                b) Patricia Serrano (PCO)
E-MAIL:           a) ftorres@ugr.es
                b) patricia@fase20.com
WEBSITE:        www.WPA2008granada.org

WPA CO-SPONSORED CONFERENCE (Zone 4)

TITLE:            "XX Congreso Peruvano de Psiquiatria”
PLACE:            Lima, Peru           
DATE:           August 29-31, 2008
ORGANIZER:          Peruvian Psiquiatria Association    
CONTACT:            Dr. Julio Acha
E-MAIL:              jacha@terra.com.pe

WPA SPONSORED WORLD CONGRESS OF PSYCHIATRY (Zone 9)

TITLE:    “XIV World Congress of Psychiatry”
PLACE:            Prague, Czech Republic
DATE:            September 19-25, 2008
ORGANIZER:        Czech Psychiatric Association
COLLABORATION:    World Psychiatric Association
CONTACT:        Dr. Jiri Raboch    
E-MAIL:            raboch@mbox.cesnet.cz









WPA CO-SPONSORED CONFERENCE (Zone 9)

TITLE:            “Annual Meeting of the Serbian Psychiatric
Association ”
PLACE:             Novi Sad, Serbia
DATE:               October 15-19, 2008
ORGANIZER:       Serbian Psychiatric Association
CONTACT:           Dr. Dusica Lecic-Toseviski
E-MAIL:           dusica.lecictosevski@eunet.yu

WPA CO-SPONSORED CONFERENCE (Zone 8)

TITLE:            "Third Dual Congress on Psychiatry and Neurosciences"
PLACE:             Athens, Greece
DATE:               October 16-19, 2008
ORGANIZER:       Hellenic Society for the Advancement of
                Psychiatry and Related Sciences
COLLABORATION:      a) International Neuropsychiatric Association
    b) World Federation Societies of Biological
       Psychiatry
CONTACT:           Dr. Constantine Soldatos
E-MAIL:           egslelabath@hol.gr

WPA CO-SPONSORED CONFERENCE (Zone 17)

TITLE:            “13th Pacific Rim College of Psychiatrists”
PLACE:            Tokyo, Japan           
DATE:           October 30-November 2, 2008
ORGANIZER:      Japanese Society of Transcultural Psychiatry    
CONTACT:            Dr. Tsuyoshi Akiyama
E-MAIL:              akiyama@east.ntt.co.jp

WPA CO-SPONSORED CONFERENCE (Zone 16)

TITLE:            “Second International Conference on
                Intellectual Disability/Mental Retardation”
PLACE:            Bangkok, Thailand
DATE:            November 6-8, 2008
ORGANIZER:    World Health Organization (WHO)
COLLABORATION:    WPA Section on Mental Disability/
    Mental Retardation
CONTACT:        Dr. Shekhar Saxena
E-MAIL:            bangkokconference2007@ssss.gouv.qc.ca
WEBSITE:        www.bangkok-id-conference.org

WPA CO-SPONSORED CONFERENCE (Zone 4)

TITLE:            "XXV Congreso de la Asociacion Psiquiatrica de America Latina (APAL)"
PLACE:            Isla Margarita, Venezuela           
DATE:           November 19-22, 2008
ORGANIZER:          Latin American Psychiatric Association (APAL)    
CONTACT:            Dr. Edgard Belfort
E-MAIL:              belfort.ed@excite.com
WEBSITE:        www.apal.2008.org









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