Program Overview

Wednesday • May 2, 2018
12:30-13:00 OPENING SESSION
Welcome Addresses – Michele Tansella Award Ceremony
13:00-14:00 INTRODUCTORY PLENARY TO THE CONFERENCE:
Challenges for psychiatric epidemiology in addressing 21st Century mental health challenges with 21st Century methods
14:00-16:00 LOCAL SYMPOSIUM: Mental health in New York City: Policy and intervention meet public health
16:00-16:20 Intermission
16:20-18:20 SYMPOSIUM 1: Variation in incidence of psychiatric disorders over time and place
18:20 Welcome Reception
Thursday • May 3, 2018
09:00-10:00 PLENARY SESSION 1: Social determinants: What do we do with them?
10:00-12:00 SYMPOSIUM 2: Sixty years after WHO meetings on psychiatric epidemiology: Perspectives of impact
12:00-13:00 Lunch Break
POSTER PRESENTATIONS SESSION 1
Careers in psychiatric epidemiology (lunch discussion)
13:00-14:00 PLENARY SESSION 2: A public health approach to the prevention of psychosis
14:00-16:00 SYMPOSIUM 3: Interventions in a global mental health setting: Successes and challenges
16:00-16:20 Intermission
16:20-18:20 ORAL PRESENTATIONS SESSION 1 & 2
Friday • May 4, 2018
09:00-10:00 PLENARY SESSION 3: Psychiatric epidemiology and mental health challenges in Mexico
10:00-12:00 SYMPOSIUM 4: Translation and back translation of basic and clinical research to public health
12:00-13:00 Lunch Break
POSTER PRESENTATIONS SESSION 2
WPA Epidemiology & Public Health Section Members Meeting
13:00-14:00 PLENARY SESSION 4: Challenges in designing neuropsychiatric genetic research in Africa: Lessons from the NeuroGAP Moi project
14:00-16:00 SYMPOSIUM 5: Causality and psychopathology: Novel study design, measurement and methods for causal inference
16:00-16:20 Intermission
16:20-18:20 SYMPOSIUM 6: Trauma and mental health in a global setting: Research on refugees and displaced persons around the globe
18:20-18:30 Closing Ceremony