european psychiatric association

Scientific Programme Committee and Local Organising Committee

Scientific Programme Committee (SPC) for EPA Warsaw 2019

  • Philip Gorwood, ChairFrance
  • Silvana Galderisi, Co-ChairItaly
  • Istvan Bitter, Hungary
  • Peter Falkai, Germany
  • Wolfgang Gaebel, Germany
  • Lydia Krabbendam, The Netherlands
  • Andrea Raballo, Congress AdvisorItaly
  • Anita Riecher-Rössler, Switzerland
  • Jerzy Samochowiec, Poland
  • Agata Szulc, Poland
  • Florence Thibaut, France

Role

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 EPA Warsaw 2019

  • Julian Beezhold, UK
  • Dinesh Bhugra, UK
  • Patrice Boyer, France
  • Geert Dom, Belgium
  • Andrea Fiorillo, Italy
  • Sophia Frangou, USA
  • Paz Garcia-Portilla, Spain
  • Inga Griskova-Bulanova, Lithuania
  • Cécile Hanon, France
  • Marc Hermans, Belgium
  • Helen Herrmann, Australia
  • Reinhard Heun, UK
  • Marek Jarema, Poland
  • Nikolina Jovanovic, UK
  • Hilkka Kärkkäinen, Finland
  • Levent Küey, Turkey
  • Tamas Kurimay, Hungary
  • Mario Maj, Italy
  • Miia Männikkö, Finland
  • Pavel Mohr, Czech Republic
  • Petr Morozov, Russia
  • Michael Musalek, Austria
  • Menizibeya Osain Welcome, Belarus
  • Martina Rojnic Kuzman, Croatia
  • Janusz K. Rybakowski, Poland
  • Marco Sarchiapone, Italy
  • Norman Sartorius, Switzerland
  • Jana Trebatickà, Slovakia
  • Danuta Wasserman, Sweden 

Role

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 EPA Warsaw 2019

  • Jerzy Samochowiec,LOC Co-Chair, Szczecin, Poland
  • Agata Szulc, LOC Co-ChairWarszawa/Bialystok, Poland
  • Przemysław Bieńkowski, Warszawa, Poland
  • István Bitter, Budapest, Hungary
  • Wiesław Cubała, Gdansk, Poland
  • Dominika Dudek, Kraków, Poland
  • Piotr Gałecki, Łódź, Poland
  • Janusz Heitzman, Warszawa/Kraków, Poland
  • Małgorzata Janas-Kozik, Sosnowiec, Poland
  • Maciej Matuszczyk, Katowice, Poland
  • Sławomir Murawie, Warszawa, Poland
  • Janusz Rybakowski, Poznań, Poland
  • Joanna Rymaszewska, Wrocław, Poland
  • Monika Talarowska, Łódź, Poland
  • Napoleon Waszkiewicz, Białystok, Poland
  • Jacek Wciórka, Warszawa, Poland
  • Adam Wichniak, Warszawa, Poland
  • Marcin Wojnar, Warszawa, Poland

Role

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.