european psychiatric association

Scientific Programme Committee and Local Organising Committee

Scientific Programme Committee (SPC) for the EPA 2022 Congress

  • Peter Falkai, Germany, SPC Chair
  • Geert Dom, Belgium, SPC Co-Chair
  • Michaela Amering, Austria
  • Celso Arango, Spain
  • Judit Balázs, Hungary 
  • István Bitter, Hungary
  • Philip Gorwood, France
  • Tamás Kurimay, Hungary  
  • Inez Myin-Germeys, Belgium
  • Merete Nordentoft, Denmark
  • Martina Rojnic Kuzman, Croatia
  • Meryam Schouler-Ocak, Germany
  • Jan Wise, United Kingdom

The SPC ensures the high-quality scientific programme of the European Congress of Psychiatry and reinforces EPA positioning as the main congress in Europe. The SPC is responsible for building the core scientific programme and reviewing and selecting the submissions for the accepted scientific programme.

Advisory Scientific Programme Committee (ASPC) for the EPA 2022 Congress

  • Julian Beezhold, United Kingdom
  • Elisabeth Binder, Austria
  • Andrea Fiorillo, Italy
  • Sophia Frangou, USA
  • Wolfgang Gaebel, Germany
  • Cécile Hanon, France
  • Helen Herrmann, Australia
  • Marek Jarema, Poland
  • Hilkka Kärkkäinen, Finland
  • Ozge Kilic, Turkey
  • Pavel Mohr, Czech Republic 
  • Petr Morozov, Russia
  • Diego Palao Vidal, Spain
  • Andrea Raballo, Italy
  • Jerzy Samochowiec, Poland
  • Norman Sartorius, Switzerland
  • Arnt Schellekens, Netherlands 
  • Agata Szulc, Poland
  • Florence Thibaut, France
  • Simavi Vahip, Turkey
  • Urs Würsch, Switzerland

The role of the Advisory Scientific Programme Committee, made up of esteemed European psychiatrists, is to provide advice to the SPC.

Local Organising Committee (LOC) for the EPA 2022 Congress

  • Judit Balázs, Hungary – LOC Co-Chair
  • Tamás Kurimay, Hungary – LOC Co-Chair
  • Zsolt Demetrovics, Hungary
  • Judit Harangozó, Hungary
  • Zsolt Huszár, Hungary
  • János Kálmán, Hungary
  • Szabolcs Kéri, Hungary
  • Anna Kiss-Szőke, Hungary
  • Gyöngyi Kökönyei, Hungary
  • Adrienn Mátyássy, Hungary
  • Magdolna Moretti, Hungary
  • Péter Nagy, Hungary
  • György Purebl, Hungary
  • József Rácz, Hungary
  • János Réthelyi, Hungary
  • Zoltán Rihmer, Hungary
  • Jerzy Samochowiec, Poland
  • György Szekeres, Hungary
  • János Szemelyácz, Hungary
  • Tamás Tényi, Hungary
  • Zsolt Unoka, Hungary

The LOC is an official body that takes an active part in the local promotion of the event towards delegates; sponsoring solicitation; promotion and liaison with the local authorities when relevant; review of the Oral and Poster submissions and late breaker proposals; scheduling of Orals and Posters; appointment of chairs for the Oral and Poster sessions; any other duties which may contribute reinforcing the success of the European Congress of Psychiatry.