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International Congress 2017

Although few things are better than actually being at Congress, we've made sure there are several ways to catch up on what you missed:



Browse through the highlights of each day as they unfolded on social media:

Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4


InstagramSee exclusive video interviews, footage and pictures from Congress on our new Instagram channel @thercpsych.




You can still watch the keynote speeches which were streamed live on Periscope. Either watch in your browser via the links below or download the app to your mobile or tablet and follow @RCPsych.


Keynote Speaker
Monday 26 June  
President's Valedictory Lecture (part 2) Professor Sir Simon Wessely
Speech by Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport Shona Robison MSP
Tuesday 27 June  
Healthy Cognitive Ageing: The Lothian Birth Cohort Studies Professor Ian Deary
Simon Wessely in Conversation with Deborah Bull -
The impact of stigma in psychiatry told through the lens of sexuality and gender Professor Michael King
Wednesday 28 June  
Ethics in an era of Psychiatry without Borders Dr Anita Everett
Intergenerational Transmission of Trauma Professor Rachel Yehuda
News ways to engage with research (replacing 'Mental health and autism') Andre Tomlin
Thursday 29 June  
Why wouldn't we? - an analysis of breaking down the barriers to improve Mental Health Care Dr Dame Denisa Coia
Nature's gift: how the discovery of structural principles in a microbial protein helped illuminate the pathophysiology of psychiatry Professor Karl Deisseroth



Seach #RCPsychIC on Twitter or follow @RCPsych for coverage of talks, interviews and discussions that occurred throughout the week.





YouTube video highlights from International Congress 2016


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