Conference Programme

Key Themes & Topics at IASP 2019 Include:

  • Innovation in suicide prevention and treatment

  • Suicide in context

  • Suicide, trauma and conflict

  • Suicide in the ageing population

  • Suicide and self harm in young people

  • Clinicians as survivors of suicide

  • Psychological, psychosocial and pharmacological treatments of suicide risk

  • The role of “big data” in suicide prevention

  • Biological and genetic risk factors for suicide

  • Stigma, mental health and suicide

  • Postvention and lived experience

  • Psychological and social risk factors for suicidal behaviour

  • Public health approaches to suicide prevention

Tuesday 17 Sept 2019

Programme Overview

Registration

Location: Upper Piazza - Millennium Forum

08.00-18.00
Pre Congress Workshops

Location:

Studio, Green Room, Millennium & Diamond -  Millennium Forum

Alexander Suite, Corinthian Ballroom - City Hotel Derry

08.30 - 15.45
Opening Ceremony, IASP Awards & Keynote 1 (Murad Khan)

Location: Main Auditorium - Millennium Forum

16.00 - 18.00
Civic Reception

Location: Guildhall

19.00 - 20.30

Wednesday 18 Sept 2019

Registration
Location: Upper Piazza - Millennium Forum
08.00-18.00
Session of Honour for Allison Milner and Jan Mokkenstorm
Location: Main Auditorium - Millennium Forum
08.15 - 08.45
Keynote Session 2-4
(Helen Christensen, Keith Hawton,
Thomas Niederkrotenhaler) 
Location: Main Auditorium - Millennium Forum
09.00 - 10.30
Coffee Break & Poster Session
Location: Piazza/ Farquhar Room - Millennium Forum &
St Columb's Hall for tea/coffee
10.30 - 11.00
Keynote Session 8
(Rory O’Connor)
Panel 1 - Northern Ireland
Location: Main Auditorium - Millennium Forum
11.00 - 12.30
Lunch
Lunch with the Experts (ECG Led)
Social media project (#Chatsafe)
Crisis Editorial Meeting
Location: Studio, East Wall, Millennium, Green & Diamond - Millennium Forum
12.30 - 13.30
6 Parallel Sessions
5x parallel SIG session
Culture and Suicidal Behaviour
Development of Effective National Suicide Prevention Strategy and Practice
Helplines Best Practices
Prevention of Intentional Pesticide Poisoning
Suicide and the Workplace
Location: Millennium Forum & The Playhouse
13.30 - 14.30
11 Parallel Sessions
Location: Millennium Forum & The Playhouse
14.35 - 16.05
Coffee Break & Poster Walk

Location:

Piazza/ Farquhar Room - Millennium Forum &

Plaza - The Playhouse

16.05 - 16.30
11 Parallel Sessions
Location: Millennium Forum & The Playhouse
16.30 - 18.00
Live Music Trail
Locations: view map
21.00 - late
Keynote Session 5-7
(Erminia Colucci, Yutaka Motohashi, Gwendolyn Portzky)
Location: Main Auditorium - St. Columb's Hall
Keynote Session 9
(Lakshmi Vijayakumar)
Panel 2: Lived experience
Location: Main Auditorium - St. Columb's Hall

Thursday 19 Sept 2019

Registration
Location: Upper Piazza - Millennium Forum
08.00-18.00
IASP National Representatives Meeting
SIG Chairperson Meeting
Location: Millennium Forum
08.00-08.45
Keynote Session 10-12
(Ella Arensman, Jo Robinson, Nav Kapur)
Location: Main Auditorium -
Millennium Forum
09.00 - 10.30
Coffee Break & Poster Session
Location: Piazza/ Farquhar Room - Millennium Forum &
St Columb's Hall for tea/coffee
10.30 - 11.00
Keynote Session 16
(Kees van Heeringen)
Panel 3: Postvention
Location: Main Auditorium -
Millennium Forum
11.00 - 12.30
Lunch
Location: Millennium Forum
IASP General Assembly
Location: Main Auditorium-  Millennium Forum
12.30 - 14.00
11 Parallel Sessions
Piazza/ Farquhar Room - Millennium Forum
14.00 - 15.00
11 Parallel Sessions
Piazza/ Farquhar Room - Millennium Forum
15.05 - 16.35
Coffee Break & Poster Walk

Locations:

Piazza/ Farquhar Room - Millennium Forum

Plaza - The Playhouse

16.35 - 17.00
11 Parallel Sessions
Location: Millennium Forum & The Playhouse
17.00 - 18.30
Live Music Trail
Locations: view map
21.00 - late
Keynote Session 13-15
(Julie Cerel, Alexandra Pitman, Lai Fong Chan)
Location: Main Auditorium - St Columb's Hall
Keynote Session 17
(Ellen Townsend)
Panel 4: National Strategies
Location: Main Auditorium -
St. Columb's Hall

Friday 20 Sept 2019

Registration
Location: Upper Piazza - Millennium Forum
08.00-18.00
3x SIG Morning Sessions
(Clusters and Contagion in Suicidal Behaviour, Suicide Among Older Adults & Lived Experience)
Location: Millennium Forum
08.00-08.45
Keynote Session 18-20
(Annette Erlangsen, David Gunnell,  Jane Pirkis)
Location: Main Auditorium - Millennium Forum
09.00 - 10.30
Coffee Break & Poster Session
Location: Piazza/ Farquhar Room - Millennium Forum &
St Columb's Hall for tea/coffee
10.30 - 11.00
Keynote Session 24-25
(Matt Nock, Maddy Gould)
Location: Main Auditorium - Millennium Forum
11.00 - 12.00
In conversation with Maddy Gould
Location: Main Auditorium - Millennium Forum
12.00 - 12.30
Lunch
ECG Keynote
3x SIG lunch time meetings (Suicide and the Media, Suicide and Self-harm in Middle-aged Adults, Suicide Bereavement and Postvention)
Location: Millennium Forum
12.30 - 13.30
10 Parallel Sessions
SIG session: Risk, Resilience and Reasons for Living
13.30 - 14.30
11 Parallel Sessions
SIG session: Risk, Resilience and Reasons for Living
Location: Millennium Forum & The Playhouse
14.35 - 16.05
Coffee Break & Poster Walk

Location:

Piazza/ Farquhar Room - Millennium Forum

Plaza - The Playhouse

16.05 - 16.30
11 Parallel Sessions
Location: Millennium Forum & The Playhouse
16.30 - 18.00
Congress Dinner
Location: Foyle Arena
19.00 - 00.00
Keynote Session 21-23
(Ying-Yeh Chen, Siobhan O'Neill, Georgie Harman)
Location: Main Auditorium -
St Columb's Hall
Keynote Session 26
(David Jobes)
Location: Main Auditorium - St Columb's Hall

Saturday 21 Sept 2019

Registration

Location: Upper Piazza - Millennium Forum

08.00 - 11.00
11 Parallel Sessions

Location: Millennium Forum & The Playhouse

09.00 - 10.30
Coffee Break

Location: Piazza - Millennium Forum

10.30 - 11.00
Keynote Session 27-28
(Gustavo Turecki &Silvia Canetto)

Location: Main Auditorium - Millennium Forum

11.00 - 12.00
Closing Ceremony & Poster Awards

Location: Main Auditorium - Millennium Forum

12.00 - 13.00
Lunch

Location: Millennium Forum

13.00 - 14.30

*The programme is subject to change