Core Sessions

Core Sessions

Plenary Lectures

Referring to our congress motto three outstanding experts will address specific future perspectives in diagnosis, treatment, and prevention since Bleuler’s first mention of the term schizophrenia.


Priorities in future schizophrenia research

24th of September 2021

organized and chaired by
ESAS Executive Committee member 
Silvana Galderisi including views of:

Hilkka Kärkkäinen
President of GAMIAN Europe, Brussels, Belgium

Åsa Konradsson-Geuken
Board member of EUFAMI, Leuven, Belgium

Michaela Amering
Vienna, Austria

Wulf Rössler
Zurich, Switzerland

Werner Strik
Bern, Switzerland



Should schizoaffective disorder be diagnosed cross-sectionally (ICD-11) 
instead of longitudinally (DSM-5)?

24th of September 2021

Peter Falkai 
will represent the PRO position


moderated  by
ESAS Executive Committee member 
Silvana Galderisi:

Ingrid Melle
will argue against the cross-sectional