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Welcome to Liverpool 2017
The 20th International Congress of ISPS will take place in the United Kingdom.
Wednesday 30th August - Sunday 3rd September, 2017



Plenary speakers

  • Jacqui Dillon
  • Jim van Os
  • Alison Brabban
  • Grainne Fadden
  • Rai Waddingham
  • Kwame McKenzie
  • Svein Friis, Jon Vidar Strømstad and Anne Berit Eie Torbjørnsen

Other speakers will include

  • Richard Bentall
  • Jim Geekie
  • Peter Kinderman
  • Brian Martindale
  • John Read

Local Organising Committee

  • Richard Bentall
  • Jim Geekie
  • Alf Gillham
  • Jen Kilyon
  • Peter Kinderman
  • Brian Martindale
  • John Read
  • Alison Summers (chair)
  • Antonia Svensson
  • Rachel Waddingham

Honorary International Advisory Committee ISPS 2017

  • Alberto Fergusson
  • Andrew Gumley
  • Andrew Moskowitz
  • Ann Louise Silver
  • Anne Cooke
  • Bent Rosenbaum
  • Carina Hakansson
  • Danny Koren
  • David Garfield
  • David Roe
  • Dorothea von Haebler
  • Gustav Schulman
  • Harri Küünarpuu
  • Helen Fisher
  • Igor Kadyrov
  • Ivan Urlic
  • Jacqui Dillon
  • Jay Neugeboren
  • Jean Addington
  • Jessica Pollard
  • John Strauss
  • Jorge Tizon
  • Larry Davidson
  • Manuel Gonzales de Chavez
  • Mary Olson
  • Maurizio Peciccia
  • Merete Nordentoft
  • Michaela Amering
  • Nancy McWilliams
  • Pankaj Suneja
  • Paul Lysaker
  • Philippa Garety
  • Ricardo Guinea
  • Roberto Mezzina
  • Sangho Shim
  • Svein Friis
  • Tania Lecomte
  • Tony Morrison
  • Vinod H. Srihari
PRECONFERENCE WORKSHOPS ISPS LIVERPOOL 2017

The ISPS 2017 conference is supported by

Community Housing & Therapy Critical Psychiatry Network The institute of Group Analysis Meriden PETT Royal College of Psychiatrists Shine Scottish Recovery Network The Consortium for Therapeutic Communitites World Psychiatric Association International Early Psychosis Association British Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Psychotherapists The british association of art therapists London Hearing Voices Network Mind in Camden The New Savoy Partnership Open Dialogue UK World Association for Psychosocial Rehabilitation Institute of Psychoanalysis International network of democratic therapeutic communities Irish Institute of Mental Health Nursing British Psychoanalytic Council National Hearing Voices Network National Paranoia Network International Network Toward Alternatives and Recovery Critical Mental Health Nurses' Network European Federation of Families of People with Mental Illness Society for Critical Psychotherapy The British Association of Dramatherapists The International Hearing Voices Network Mental Health & Learning Disability Nurse Directors' and Leads' National Forum The Group Analytic Society International