Welcome to Minimum Age of Criminal Responsibility:

Adolescent Forensic Psychiatry SIG Conference 2020

Conference booklet

The conference booklet is available to download (PDF), includes programme, speaker abstracts and biographies, and full details of poster abstracts.


This conference is eligible for up to 6 CPD hours, subject to peer group approval.

Social Media

If you wish to tweet about the conference please use @rcpsych #MACRtimeforchange


 Certificates of attendance will be emailed to delegates after the conference.


All comments received remain confidential and are viewed in an effort to improve future meetings.


After the conference speaker presentations will be made available, with kind permission of the speakers, and are intended for use only by the delegates that attended the meeting.

Overview of current UK MACR situation & momentum for change - Dr Alexandra Lewis (PDF)

What neuroscience tells us about decision making in adolescence - Dr Susie Walker (PDF)

Overview of how Scotland managed the process of raising MACR in Scotland from 8 to 12 years old and lessons learned - Dr Aileen Blower (PDF) 


Watch on demand

  • Once the conference has taken place live, you will receive links to watch the conference  sessions on demand.
  • To access the recordings you will be required to enter your name, email address and a password.
  • This is unique to you as a registered delegate so please do not share the recording links.