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Annual Conference – Innovation and New Developments in Forensic Psychiatry

27 October, 2016


“Innovation and New Developments in Forensic Psychiatry”

will be the theme of the third Annual Conference of the COST Action IS1302

and will be organised in cooperation with USL Centro Toscana in Florence, Italy.


The first confirmed key note speakers are:

Prof. Dr. Robbert-Jan Verkes, MD, PhD, Radboud University Nijmegen (NL)

Dr. Angelo Fioritti, Director of the Department of Mental Health Bologna (IT)

Mr. Mark Kelly, Irish Human Rights & Equality Commission (IHREC) and Committee for Prevention of Torture (CPT) (IE)

Prof. Dr. Birgit Völlm, MD, PhD, University of Nottingham (UK)

Mr. Toon Walravens, De Woenselse Poort (NL)

Ms. Ellen Vorstenbosch (MSc), Sant Joan de Deu Foundation (ES)


FlorencePhoto credit: Ghost of Kuji via Remodel / CC BY


Also, the following working groups will present their latest achievements:

“Determination of Patient Characteristics” – Prof. Dr. Harry Kennedy, University of Dublin (IE)
“Towards Best Practice in Long-term Forensic Psychiatric Care” – Dr. Vivek Furtado, University of Warwick (UK)
“Meeting Patient Needs and Optimizing Quality of Life” – Ms. Gemma Escuder-Romeva, Sant Joan de Deu Hospital (ES)
“Recent EU Developments on Patient and Caregiver/Family Involvement” – Prof. Dr. Franco Scarpa (IT)


The complete program and information about the venue can be found here.

To register please send an email to: isch1302@gmail.com

Registration deadline is October, 20th 2016

Please note that your registration is not official till you received a confirmation of the organisers.



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