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The Royal College of Psychiatrists Improving the lives of people with mental illness
RCPsych International Congress 2018

Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

1. When are registrations open?

Registrations are now open.


2. How much does it cost?

Fees for Congress vary depending on several factors. The earlier you book, the more money you will save. View the fees on our booking page.


3. I'm not a member of Royal College of Psychiatrists, can I still attend?

Of course! Anyone with an interest in psychiatry is welcome to attend Congress.


4. Where can I find out more information about International Congress 2017?

A full recap of IC17 is available.


5. How many people will attend International Congress 2018?

We are expecting over 2,500 delegates from 40–50 different countries.


5. How many CPD credits are provided for Congress?

Congress is eligible for one CPD hour for each hour of educational activity in which you participate, subject to your own personal reflection and peer group approval, with a maximum of six CPD hours per day.

As in previous years, the Congress will apply for EACCME accreditation which can be converted to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Information on the process to convert EACCME credit to AMA credit is available.


6. Are you still accepting poster submissions?

We are no longer accepting poster submissions. Successful candidates have now been notified.


7. When will the programme be released?

The programme is now available to view.


8. I have an idea for a session, where can I submit this?

The deadline for submitting a proposal has now passed. Successful applicants have now been notified.


9. How do I exhibit at Congress?

Please visit our exhibitions page for full details



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Quotes from International Congress 2017 Delegates

"The International Congress in Edinburgh was an uplifting experience."

"First class Congress - very professional, showing the college in the best light. Not to be missed." 

"Overall superb, thank you, you made me proud to be a psychiatrist."

"Wonderful gathering with high quality of sessions and excellent opportunity of networking."

 "In one sentence, it is excellent."