Keynote Plenary Speakers
Distinguished Professor of Psychology, Illinois Institute of Technology Principal investigator of the National Consortium for Stigma and Empowerment (NCSE)
Presentation Title: Erasing the stigma of mental illness: What says the Dodo bird?
Neurobiology Laboratory Director Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, (QCMHR), Queensland Brain Institute, (QBI)
Presentation Title: The troubles journey of a dopamine neuron towards psychosis
Head of the Neuropsychiatric Epidemiology Research Unit & Deputy Director (Epidemiology), Centre for Clinical Research in Neuropsychiatry, The University of Western AustraliaOperational Epidemiologist, North Metropolitan Health Service Mental HealthAdjunct Professor, Menzies Institute for Medical Research, University of Tasmania
Presentation Title: What are the challenges for service providers in promoting recovery for people with psychotic illness?
Faculty of Medical Sciences, Academic Centre of Psychiatry, The Netherlands
Presentation Title: To continue or not to continue Aims and Methods of the Dutch HAMLETT study
NSW Chair of Schizophrenia Research Professor at the School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales National Health and Medical Research Council (Australia) Principal Research Fellow
Presentation Title: Putative perivascular macrophages are increased in people with schizophrenia with increased cytokine expression
Associate Director, Research and head of the Clinical Translational Neuroscience Research Program Orygen and the Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne
Presentation Title: The curious relationship between autism and psychosis
Local Plenary Speakers
Professor of Psychiatry and Chair in Youth Depression Studies at the Brain and Mind Centre, University of Sydney, Australia.
Presentation Title: TBC
Professor of Cognitive Neuropsychology and the inaugural Director of Centre for Mental Health at Swinburne University, Melbourne
Presentation Title: Hearing voices: investigating transdiagnostic differences
Associate Professor, child and adolescent psychiatrist and the director of the Metro North Early Psychosis Service, Brisbane
Presentation Title: Clinical dilemmas in anti-neuronal antibody positive patients with psychosis
Associate Professor, psychiatrist at Metro South Addiction and Mental Health Service
Presentation Title: Managing the Cardio-metabolic co-mobidities of psychotic disorders
Associate Professor, University of New South Wales
Presentation Title: “It’s not me, it’s you”: confusion between self and world as a root cause of some psychotic symptoms