Faculty of General Adult Psychiatry Annual Conference: Future Directions for Adult Psychiatry


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Location ICC Belfast
CPD 1 per hour, subject to peer approval
Standard Whole Conference (Early Bird)£395
Standard 1 Day (Early Bird)£235
Advanced Trainee/SAS Whole Conference (Early Bird)£260
Advanced Trainee/SAS 1 Day (Early Bird)£155
Subsidised Whole Conference (Early Bird)£260
Subsidised 1 Day (Early Bird)£155
Core Trainee Whole Conference (Early Bird)£210
Core Trainee 1 Day (Early Bird)£130
Medical Student/FYD Whole Conference (Early Bird)£180
Medical Student/FYD 1 Day (Early Bird)£115
Craic and Canapés (Social Event)£20
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Faculty of General Adult Psychiatry Annual Conference: Future Directions for Adult Psychiatry

Event Information

The General Adult Faculty Conference Autumn 2024 addresses a set of critical questions for making progress in general adult mental health care in the 2020s. International experts will focus on how to improve practice in treating people with bipolar, those who have experienced repeated trauma, and young adults under 25 and students with mental health difficulties.

Approaches to applying new evidence from research on Open Dialogue, on clinical and public health aspects of suicide prevention and from cutting-edge neuroscience will be discussed. Panel discussions will explore how early intervention in psychosis can be renewed for the 2020s and how compulsory psychiatric admissions could be reduced. 

Join us in Belfast to get involved in highly stimulating in person discussions with international experts from around the UK and the Republic of Ireland. In between these, enjoy an evening of Craic and Canapés with live music and a chance to explore a beautiful and fascinating city. 

A draft copy of the programme is now available to view. Further details will be added in due course.

Book now using the button above to be the first to have access to our discounted Early Bird rates! Late rates will come into effect on Friday 6 September 2024.

Members of the College of Psychiatrists of Ireland, as well as Allied Health Professionals will be eligible to purchase a Subsidised ticket. Please email bethany.shaheir@rcpsych.ac.uk with proof of status to arrange a phone booking.

This event will take place in-person only and will not be recorded in any capacity.

The Royal College of Psychiatrists Faculty of General Adult Psychiatry is inviting poster submissions for our conference in October 2024. All submissions will be reviewed ahead of the conference and successful authors will then be invited to have their poster displayed online and/or in-person at the venue. We also have a great array of prizes and opportunities for poster presenters this year, don't miss out!

Submit your poster abstract here. The submission closing date is 5pm on Wednesday 31 July 2024. Late submissions will not be considered. 

You are invited to join us for a unique Northern Irish social event on the Thursday night of the conference (6.30pm - 8.00pm).

Hosted at the famous Dark Horse venue, your £20 ticket will cover:

  • a drink
  • canapés
  • live traditional Irish music
  • access to the iconic Belfast murals at the venue
  • an evening of networking and fun!

Spaces are limited so book your ticket now using the button above to secure your place at the best event of the 2024 conference season.

Would you be interested in exhibiting at this event?

Please do not hesitate to contact kesia.wills@rcpsych.ac.uk for further information on the exhibition packages available. 

We are pleased to be offering our delegates exclusive discounts to various hotels in Belfast over the days of this event.

Find out more about hotel discounts

Please read our terms and conditions before making your booking.

For further information, please contact:

Email: bethany.shaheir@rcpsych.ac.uk

Contact Name: Bethany Shaheir

Contact number: 020 8618 4218

Event Location

Location: ICC Belfast

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