Scientific Programme

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Language: The official languages will be Spanish and English (translation will be provided).

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

14:00-14:30 Opening Address
José J. Navas Palacios, General Director, Instituto de Salud Carlos III - Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation
Pablo Rivero Corte, Director General of Quality Agency of National Health System - Spanish Ministry of Health and Social Policy
Ruxandra Draghia-Akli, Director, Health Directorate, DG Research - European Commission
Julien Mendlewicz, President - European Brain Council
Julio Bobes President - Spanish Brain Council
14:30-15:15 Keynote Address
Chair: Cyril Höschl, Czech Republic
Neuroimaging in patients with Schizophrenia
René Kahn, The Netherlands
15:15-16:15 Theme 1: Schizophrenia: The Patient's Journey
Chair: Miguel Bernardo, Spain
Schizophrenia - the Patient's Perspective
Dolores Gauci, Malta
Impact on the Family
Joy Ladurner, Austria
Translational research in Schizophrenia: ensuring the dialogue between Science and Society
Francisco Artigas, Spain

Debate (30 min)
16:15-16:45 Coffee Break
16:45-17:45 Theme 2: Understanding Schizophrenia and the Health Care System
Chair: Jerónimo Sáiz, Spain
Strategy for Medical Treatment
Wolfgang Fleischhacker, Austria
Strategy for Psychosocial Treatment
Nicholas Tarrier, UK
Schizophrenia in Children & Adolescents
Celso Arango, Spain

Debate (30 min)
17:45-18:30 EBC Lecture
Chair: Celso Arango, Spain
What can brain development tell us about schizophrenia?
Oscar Marín, Spain

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

08:30-08:45 Opening Address
Julio Bobes, Spain
08:45-09:30 Keynote Address
Burden and Impact of Schizophrenia Disorders
Hans-Ulrich Wittchen, Germany
09:30-10:30 Theme 3: Schizophrenia: Future Research and Health Policy
Chair: Patrice Boyer, France
Genetics in Schizophrenia: Where are we Going?
Jim Van Os, The Netherlands
Understanding why Treatments Work and Fail
Hans-Jürgen Möller, Germany
The Voice of Industry
Antonio Fernández

Debate (30 min)
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:45 Keynote Address
Chair: Carmen Cavada, Spain
Can Brain Research Help Our Society?
Carlos Belmonte, Spain
11:45-12:30 Panel Discussion
EBC Consensus Document on European Brain Research: Schizophrenia
Chair: Carmen Cavada, Spain
Celso Arango, Spain
José Luis Ayuso Mateos, Spain
Giuseppe Carbone, Spain
Patrice Boyer, France
Monica Di Luca, Italy
Antonio Fernández, Spain
Julien Mendlewicz, Belgium
Hans-Jürgen Möller, Germany
12:30-13:00 General Discussion
13:00-13:30 Closing Address
Felipe Pétriz Calvo, Secretary of State for Research - Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation
Julien Mendlewicz, European Brain Council President
Julio Bobes, Spanish Brain Council President