The ECNP Congress on 12-15 September 2020 will now be entirely virtual.

  • For more information, visit our frequently asked questions here.
  • For the new registration rates – with reductions of 60% –  click here.

For the ECNP corona file of video commentary and best practices from experts within the ECNP community, visit this page

ECNP goes virtual!

ECNP president Gitte Moos Knudsen announces that ECNP will be taking the 33rd ECNP Congress, 12-15 September 2020, virtual.


Challenges of running a psychiatric hospital in the corona crisis by Gil Zalsman, Israel

Gil Zalsman, professor of psychiatry at Tel Aviv University and director of the Geha Mental Health Center in Israel, discusses the special challenges of running a psychiatric hospital in the corona crisis, and they best practices his team have implemented.

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Top tips on how to survive a lockdown by Catherine Harmer, UK

In this new corona report Catherine Harmer, professor of cognitive neuroscience at the University of Oxford, shares insights about fostering resilience and gives tips on how to survive extended lockdown.

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Beware of fake and misleading websites and e-mails

Please be aware that there are several commercial registration, entirely independent to ECNP, who create fake and misleading websites, offering registration for the ECNP Congress. Some companies also try to actively sell registration by phone. These organisations are not linked to ECNP and are using our name and /or logo without authorisation.

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Stress and resilience during the corona crisis by Christiaan Vinkers, The Netherlands

In this new video, Christiaan Vinkers, assistant professor of psychiatry at Amsterdam University Medical Centers, discusses the stress factors of the corona crisis and how stress can be ameliorated and psychological resilience fostered.

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Join the keynote session

Joseph LeDoux, USA, will be our keynote speaker at the 33rd ECNP Congress Virtual!
His keynote session is entitled ‘As soon as there is life, there is danger’ and his work is focused on the brain mechanisms of memory and emotion.

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ECNP Congress

The annual ECNP Congress is Europe’s premier scientific meeting for disease-oriented brain research, attracting neuroscientists, psychiatrists and neurologists from around the world.
ECNP is an independent scientific association dedicated to the science and treatment of disorders of the brain. It is the largest non-institutional supporter of applied and translational neuroscience research and education in Europe. Read more
Besides the congress, ECNP organises a wide range of scientific and educational activities, programmes and events across Europe, promoting the exchange of high-quality experimental and clinical research in applied and translational neuroscience and fostering young scientists and clinicians. View agenda