Committees & Organizer

Congress Organization and Committees

The 15th World Congress of Biological Psychiatry will be organized by the World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry (WFSBP).

Prof. Lakshmi N. Yatham

Prof. Lakshmi N. Yatham


President (2019–2023)

Prof. Lakshmi N. Yatham, Canada


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Prof. Dr. Peter Falkai

Prof. Dr. Peter Falkai


Vice-President (2017–2021)

Prof. Dr. Peter Falkai, Germany


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Prof. Michael Berk

Prof. Michael Berk


Secretary (2017–2021)

Prof. Michael Berk, Australia


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Prof. Frederico Duarte Garcia

Prof. Frederico Duarte Garcia


Vice-Secretary (2017–2021)

Prof. Frederico Duarte Garcia, Brazil


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Prof. Dimitris Dikeos

Prof. Dimitris Dikeos


Treasurer (2017–2021)

Prof. Dimitris Dikeos, Greece


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Prof. Alejo Corrales

Prof. Alejo Corrales


Vice-Treasurer (2017–2021)

Prof. Alejo Corrales, Argentina


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Regional Organizing Committee (ROC)
 

Chair: Siegfried Kasper, Austria

Celso Arango, Spain
Judith Balázs, Hungary
Istvan Bitter, Hungary
Jürgen Deckert, Germany
Katharina Domschke, Germany
Dominika Dudek, Poland
Konstantinos Fountoulakis, Greece
Martin Hatzinger, Switzerland
Sabine Herpertz, Germany
Cyril Hoeschl, Slowakia
Alex Hofer, Austria 
Edith Holsboer-Trachsler, Switzlerland
Marek Jarema, Poland 
Hans-Peter Kapfhammer, Austria
Tomas Kasparek, Slowakia
Tamas Kurimay, Hungary
Rupert Lanzenberger, Austria
Mario Maj, Italy
Nadja Maric, Serbia
Josef Marksteiner, Austria 
Andreas Meyer-Lindenberg, Germany
Petr Morozov, Russia
János Réthelyi, Hungary
Dan Rujescu, Germany  
Gabriele Sachs, Austria 
Jerzy Samochowiec, Poland
Agata Szulc, Poland
Erich Seifritz, Switzerland
Alessandro Serretti, Italy
Eva Ceskova, Slowakia
Eduard Vieta, Spain


International Scientific Program Committee (ISPC)
 

Chair: Peter Falkai, Germany

Co-Chairs:
Michael Berk, Australia
Matcheri Keshavan, USA

Members:
Deanna Barch, USA 
Ted Dinan, Ireland
Sophia Frangou, USA
Sidney Kennedy, Canada
Mario Maj, Italy
Brenda Penninx, Netherlands
Marcella Rietschel, Germany
Gerard Sanacora, USA
Soraya Seedat, South Africa
Venkat Subramaniam, India 
Trisha Suppes, USA
Masatoshi Takeda, Japan
Lisia von Diemen, Brazil
Gang Wang, China
Gregers Wegener, Denmark
Til Wykes, UK