ECNP Congress

The annual ECNP Congress is Europe’s premier scientific meeting for disease-oriented brain research, annually attracting more than 5,000 psychiatrists, neuroscientists, neurologists and psychologists 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. View website.

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.

What hybrid offers

Now you can choose how you participate in the 34th ECNP Congress!
Learn more about our all-new hybrid congress format and what it offers you.

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Join the Campfire Sessions in Lisbon

There are 18 Campfire Sessions lined up in the 2021 congress programme, with a large variety in topics! These special sessions, only accessible for congress participants who register for in-person, allow for maximum interaction between experts and participants. Sitting in a circle as if around a campfire the expert, with the help of a moderator, will first introduce the topic followed by a conversation with the participants.

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ECNP Congress programme spotlight: Ray Dolan, United Kingdom

Our new interview with experts in the field is with Ray Dolan, keynote speaker at the 34th ECNP Congress Hybrid. His research interests include the neural mechanisms of reward, learning and decision making, and how impairment in these relate to neuropsychiatric disorders.

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Valery Grinevich, Germany wins the 2021 ECNP Neuropsychopharmacology Award (ENA)

ECNP’s premier research prize, the ENA has been awarded to Valery Grinevich in recognition of his exceptional research contributions to the study of neuropeptides. He will receive the award during the 34th ECNP Congress Hybrid, 2-5 October 2021 where he will deliver the ENA Plenary Lecture 'Oxytocin: new faces of an old peptide'.

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Scientific programme

An outstanding ECNP Congress programme is awaiting you!
Discover the Keynote Session, Plenary Lectures, Symposia, Interactive, Poster and Innovative Sessions we have prepared for you. All the sessions will be available for in-person participants. Most of the sessions will also be available for online participants.

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How will the ECNP hybrid congress look like?

Discover Europe’s largest meeting in applied and translational neuroscience!