Format Descriptions

The scientific programme will comprise the following formats:

LECTURES

Invited lectures of 45 min each, covering current hot spots in schizophrenia research and given by leading international experts.

SYMPOSIA

Pre-arranged and submitted symposia of 90 min each, including four presentations and 15 min time for discussion covering major topics of the conference. Both symposia that are rather research oriented and those with a more clinical focus will be included.

PRO AND CON DEBATES

During the daily pre-arranged 90-minutes debates current controversial issues will be introduced and discussed. One moderator and two discussants (pro and con) will raise interactive and lively debates.

WORKSHOPS

Pre-arranged and submitted workshops allowing for detailed discussion on scientific topics in particular serving transnational collaboration across Europe. Participation is included in the registration fee.

ORAL PRESENTATION SESSIONS

Submitted presentations grouped by topics into thematic oral sessions of 90 min, including six papers each.

POSTER SESSIONS

Submitted presentations grouped by topics into thematic guided poster sessions.