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.

STATE-OF-THE-ART LECTURES

The state-of-the-art lectures will provide a comprehensive update on current knowledge in the respective field. These lectures will be delivered by top European schizophrenia experts and will last 45 minutes.

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.

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.