The scientific programme will comprise the following formats:
Invited lectures of 45 min each, covering current hot spots in schizophrenia research and given by leading international experts.
PRO AND CON DEBATE
During the pre-arranged 90-minutes debate current controversial issues will be introduced and discussed. One moderator and two discussants (pro and con) will raise an interactive and lively debate.
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.
ORAL PRESENTATION SESSIONS
Submitted presentations grouped by topics into thematic oral sessions of 90 min, including six papers each.
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.
Submitted presentations grouped by topics into thematic guided poster sessions.
Interactive courses in small learning groups of 18 persons maximum.
Duration 210 minutes.