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IS1302 7th MC & 6th WG Meetings Italy

26 October, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 28 October, 2016 @ 3:30 pm

7th MC & 6th WG Meetings will be held in October, 26-28 in Florence, Italy.


Photo credit: PapaPiper via Hollywoodthing / CC BY-ND

The program for the Field Trip, MC and WG Meetings in Florence will be as follows:

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

1:00pm – 1:30 pm Registration
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm Management Committee Meeting
3:30 pm – 4:00 pm Coffee Break / Registration WG members
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm WG 1 Meeting WG 2 Meeting WG3 Meeting
6:00 pm End of First Day
8:00 pm Dinner (location to be announced)


Thursday, October 27, 2016

8:00 am – 8:30am Possibility to hang posters
8:30 am – 9:00am Registration
9:00 am – 9:10am Welcome by the Chair Peter Braun, Pompe Foundation (NL)
9:10 am – 9:30am Welcome by President of Montedomini (IT)Welcome by Sara Funaro, Counselor of Health of Firenze (IT)Welcome by Paolo Morello Marchese, General Director Local Health Unit Toscana Centro (IT)
9:30 am – 10:00am Keynote 1Presentation COST Action IS1302 of COST Action IS1302

by Dissemination Manager Ms. Ellen Vorstenbosch (ES)

10:00 am – 10:30am Keynote 2Italian Reform of Forensic Mental Health

by Angelo Fioritti, Psychiatrist – Chief of Mental Department of Bologna (IT)

10:30 am – 10:45am Coffee Break / Networking
10:45 am – 11:45am Keynote 3Long-stay in high and medium secure forensic psychiatric care in England – prevalence, patient characteristics and service implications

by Vice Chair Prof. Dr. Birgit Völlm, University of Nottingham (UK)

followed by Q&A

11:45 am – 12:30am Keynote 4Patient Involvement Experiences and Best Practice of Ex-services user

by Ian Callaghan Recovery and Outcomes Manager – RETHINK U.K. (UK)

followed by Q&A

12:30 am–1:30pm Lunch Break / Networking
1:30 pm –2:15pm Keynote 5Neurocognition and neurobiology in relation to treatment duration and responsivity in forensic psychiatric patients

by Prof.dr. Robbert-Jan Verkes, MD PhD, Radboud University Medical Centre, Nijmegen (NL)

followed by Q&A

2:15pm–3:00pm Keynote 6Human rights and forensic psychiatry; the emerging standards of the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture (CPT)

by Mr. Mark Kelly, International Human Rights Lawyer, Irish Human Rights & Equality Commissioner (IHREC), CPT member (IE)

followed by Q&A

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm PitchesMember Countries presenting the Current State of the Art a/o Interesting Achievements regarding LFPC – max 3 minutes per pitch

lead by Peter Braun

4:00 pm – 4:20 pm Coffee Break
4:20 pm – 5:20 pm Working Group Presentations by WG-leaders: Determination of Patient Characteristics by Prof. Dr. Harry Kennedy, University of Dublin (IE)
Towards Best Practice in LFPC by Dr. Vivek Furtado, University of Warwick (UK)
Meeting Patient Needs and Optimizing Quality of Life by Ms. Gemma Escuder-Romeva, St Joan de Deu Hospital (ES)
Recent EU Developments in Patient & Carer Involvement by Prof. Dr. Franco Scarpa, NHS Forensic Psychiatric Hospital Montelupo (IT)
5:20 pm – 5:50 pm Concluding remarks with respect to future plans of the Action IS1302
5:50 pm – 6:00 pm Closing remarks by Peter Braun and Host Prof. Dr. Franco Scarpa
5:50 pm – 6:00 pm Reception / Networking
7:00 pm End of Annual Conference
8:00 pm Dinner (location to be announced)


Friday, April 22, 2016

8:00 am – 9:30 am Registration and trip to Volterra by bus
9:30 am – 10:00 am Coffee Break
10:00 am – 12:00 am Field Trip – Volterra REMS
12:15 am – 1:30 pm Lunch / Networking on Bus
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm WG1 Meeting WG2 Meeting WG3 Meeting
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Report from WGs and Final Management Committee Meeting
4:30 pm End of Meeting



26 October, 2016 @ 1:00 pm
28 October, 2016 @ 3:30 pm
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Florence, Italy
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