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► Opening Ceremony
Thursday, November 29th, 2012 at 19:30 - 21:00 hrs
The Opening Ceremony will be held at Olympia A & B Hal of the Divani Caravel Hotel. Participants are cordially invited to attend. Following the official Opening of the Congress, a Welcome Reception in honor of the Congress’ participants will be held in the same area.
Dress: Smart Casual
Cost: Free for registered participants


Welcoming Address
  • On behalf of the hosting society
    Constantin R. Soldatos, President, Hellenic Society for the Advancement of Psychiatry and Related Sciences
  • On behalf of the co-organizing societies
    Tarek Okasha, Secretary for Meetings, World Psychiatric Association
    Michael Kopelman, President, International Neuropsychiatric Association
  • On behalf of the co-sponsoring society
    Florence Thibaut, President, World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry
  • On behalf of the supporting organizations
    Afzal Javed, President, World Association for Psychosocial Rehabilitation
    Charles Hanly, President, International Psychoanalytical Association
    Thomas Kalpakoglou, Board member, European Association for Behavioural & Cognitive Therapies
    Kyriakoula Polichroni, President, European Family Therapy Association
  • On behalf of the contributing national organizations based in Greece
    Ioannis Giouzepas, President, Hellenic Psychiatric Association
  • On behalf of the contributing national organizations based abroad
    Peter Morozov, Board member, Russian Society of Psychiatrists
Official Opening
  • Pedro Ruiz, President, World Psychiatric Association



Award Presentation

The “Costas Stefanis Award for Excellence in Psychiatry and Neurosciences” is presented to Professor Hans-Jurgen Möller of the Ludwig Maximilians University in Munchen, Germany.


20.30-21.00 Keynote Lecture: L3
Chair: C. Stefanis (Greece), P. Ruiz (USA)
Dichotomy versus spectrum concepts in approaching psychotic disorders: Are we ready to make the final decision?
H.-J. Möller (Germany)
Thematic Domain: General Psychopathology and Nosology