Association News
2011 World Congress to Be Held in Buenos Aires
Psychiatric News
Volume 46 Number 10 page 34-34

The World Congress of Psychiatry, organized by the World Psychiatric Association every three years, is the main international scientific event in the field of psychiatry. The next congress on the schedule—€”the 15th—€”will be held from September 18 to 22 at the Sheraton Buenos Aires Hotel and Convention Center.

Under the theme "Our Heritage and Our Future," the congress aims to provide a comprehensive overview of those achievements that have stood the test of time and of the most promising current trends in psychiatric research and practice, with the contribution of the most prominent experts of the various topics.

An outstanding scientific program is being put together, according to Mario Maj, M.D., the president of the World Congress. The list of the keynote lectures and core symposia is posted on the Web site of the congress, <www.wpa-argentina2011.com.ar>.

More than 4,500 individuals have registered for the congress, and more than 10,000 are expected. The official language of the Congress will be English, but simultaneous translation into Spanish and Portuguese will be available for many sessions.

To help attendees get the most out of their trip to Buenos Aries, guided tours are also being offered. Descriptions can be found at <www.wpa-argentina2011.com.ar/local_tours.htm>.

Attendees may earn up to 32 Category 1 credits.

Registration and other information about the World Congress are posted at <www.wpa-argentina2011.com.ar/>.34_2.inline-graphic-1.gif

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