Preliminary Programme

    Preliminary Programme ECSR 2024

    We proudly present our confirmed speakers:

    Plenary Lectures


    Anne Katherine Pagsberg
    Anne Katherine Pagsberg
    Acting head of the Research Unit, MD, PhD
    Institution Mental Health Centre for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen
    Copenhagen, Denmark

    Plenary Lecture 1

    Efficacy of early intervention service versus treatment as usual for adolescents aged 12-17 years with a first-episode psychosis: The OPUS YOUNG Study


    Swarag Singh
    Swaran Singh
    Professor of Social and Community Psychiatry
    Department of Health Sciences, Warwick Medical School
    Warwick, Ireland

    Plenary Lecture 2

    Predictors of transitioning to adult mental health services


    Paola Dazzan
    Paola Dazzan
    Professor of Neurobiology of Psychosis, Theme Co-Lead for Psychosis and Mood Disorders 
    NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre, King's College London
    London, United Kingdom

    Plenary Lecture 3

    Adolescent brain development and development of mental disorder




    The scientific programme will include 6 State-of-the- Art Lectures. Currently these lectures are confirmed:


    Paolo Fusar-Poli
    Paolo Fusar-Poli
    Professor and Chair of Preventive Psychiatry at the Department of Psychosis Studies
    Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience (IoPPN), King's College London
    London, United Kingdom

    Paolo Fusar-Poli is also Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Pavia, Italy.

    State-of-the-Art-Lecture 1

    Characterising the transdiagnostic prodrome to severe mental disorders


    Nikolaos Koutsouleris
    Nikolaos Koutsouleris
    Professor and Chair of Precision Psychiatry at Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy 
    Clinic of Psychiatry, University LMU, Germany
    Munich, Germany

    Nikolaos Koutsouleris is also Professor and Chair of Precision Psychiatry at Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at King's College London.

    State-of-the-Art-Lecture 2

    The COGDIS Approach (working title)


    Neeltje van Haren
    Neeltje van Haren
    Professor of Brain development and psychopathology at the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry/Psychology 
    Erasmus MC-Sophia’s Children’s Hospital, Rotterdam
    Rotterdam, The Netherlands

    State-of-the-Art-Lecture 3

    Transgenerational risk transmission of mental disorders


    Henrik Walther
    Henrik Walter
    Professor and Chair for Psychiatry, Psychiatric Neuroscience and Neurophilosophy
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charité-Universitaetsmedizin Berlin
    Berlin, Germany

    State-of-the-Art-Lecture 4

    A decade of imaging genetics in adolescents: Update of the IMAGEN study


    Marie-Odile Krebs
    Marie-Odile Krebs
    Professor in PsychiatryHead of unit 
    Inserm, Hospital University Group at Paris Psychiatrie et Neurosciences and Université de Paris Cité
    Paris, France

    State-of-the-Art-Lecture 5

    Improvement of specific identification and assessment tools and therapies in preventive psychiatry: The French task force


    Peter Uhlhaas
    Peter Uhlhaas
    Professor for Early Detection and Intervention of Mental Disorders
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Charité–Universitätsmedizin Berlin
    Berlin, Germany

    Peter Uhlhaas is also Professor of Clinical Psychology and Translational Neuroscience at the Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology of the University of Glasgow, United Kingdom.

    State-of-the-Art-Lecture 6

    Electrophysiological Biomarkers for Early Detection and Prognosis: Current Status and Prospects


    Pro-Con Debate

    Is preventive psychiatry already possible and useful ?