Organization-Committees

The Congress is organised by the World Psychiatric Association in collaboration with the Hellenic Psychiatric Association.



Organising Committee

Dr. Afzal Javed (UK), President Elect WPA, President of the Congress
Prof. George Christodoulou (Greece), Honorary President Hellenic Psychiatric Association, Co-President of the Congress
Prof. Dimitrios Ploumpidis (Greece), President Hellenic Psychiatric Association, Co-Chair of the Organizing Committee

Members:
Prof. Helen Herrman (Australia)
Prof. Thomas G. Schulze
(Germany & USA)
Prof. Roy Abraham Kallivayalil
(India)
Dr. Roger Man Kin Ng (China)
Dr. Armen Soghoyan (Armenia)
Prof. Michel Botbol (France)
Prof. Zvi Zemishlany (Israel)
Prof. Yianns Giouzepas (Greece)
Prof. Yiannis Nimatoudis
(Greece)
Prof. Haralambos Papageorgiou
(Greece)
Prof. Maria Samakouri (Greece)
Prof. Petros Skapinakis
(Greece)
Prof. Nikos Tzavaras (Greece)


Scientific Committee

Chairs of the Scientific Committee:
Prof. Thomas G. Schulze (Germany & USA), Chair of the Scientific Committee
Prof. Dimitrios Ploumpidis (Greece), Co-Chair of the Scientific Committee

Members:
Prof. George Alevizopoulos (Greece)
Ms. Reem Alksiri (Austria & Syria)
Prof. Vassilis Bozikas (Greece)
Dr. Jan Ilhan Kizilhan (Germany & Kurdistan)
Dr. Stelios Krasanakis (Greece)
Dr. Lillian Markaki (Greece)
Prof. Joe Ruzek (USA)
Dr. Haralampos Touloumis (Greece)
Dr. Christos Tsopelas (Greece)
Prof. Thomas Wenzel (Austria)


Advisory Committee

Members:
Prof. Radwa Said Abdelazim (Egypt)
Prof. C├ęsar A. Alfonso
(USA)
Prof. Michaela Amering (Austria)
Prof. David Baron
(USA)
Prof. Karl Bechter
(Germany)
Dr. Samantha Boardman
(USA)
Dr. Nikos Christodoulou
(Greece)
Prof. Athanasios Douzenis (Greece)
Dr. Ann Faerden
(Norway)
Prof. Peter Falkai
(Germany)
Prof. Giovanni Fava (Italy)
Prof. Kostas Fountoulakis (Greece)
Prof. Uriel M. Halbreich
(USA)
Prof. Gregor Hasler (Switzerland)
Dr. Olga Karpenko
(Russia)
Prof. Dusica Lecic-Tosevski (Serbia)
Dr. Josyan Madi-Skaff (Lebanon)
Prof. Toshimasa Maruta (Japan)
Ass.Prof. Kerim Munir (USA)
Dr. Bibilola Oladeji
(Nigeria)
Dr. Graziella Onofrio
(Argentina)
Ass.Prof. Anshuman Pant
(Australia) {Deceased. He will be remembered for his invaluable contributions to mental health research, in particular in rural areas}
Prof. Meryam Schouler-Ocak (Germany)
Prof. Constantin Soldatos
(Greece)
Prof. Nikos Stefanis
(Greece)
Prof. Argyris Stringaris (USA)
Dr. Tomiki Sumiyoshi
(Japan)
Prof. Eduard Vieta (Catalonia)


Early Career Psychiatrists Committee

Dr. Theodoros Koutsomitros (Greece)
Dr. Tanay Maiti (India)
Dr. Nikolaos Nikolaou (Greece)
Dr. Laura Orsolini (Italy)
Dr. Mariana Pinto da Costa (Portugal/UK)
Dr. Aikaterini Zolota (Greece)