Programme Overview

Virtual Congress

As we are a truly global event, we have structured the ‘live’ sessions to suit a different region/time zone on each day. All ‘live’ sessions will also be made available on demand until 4 March 2021.
Please note, timing below is listed in Singapore Time (GMT+8), New York Time (GMT-5) and London time (GMT). If you wish to convert this to your specific timezone please visit: https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html

Singapore time (GMT+8)
Time Day 1 (2 Dec 2020) Time Day 2 (3 Dec 2020) Time Day 3 (4 Dec 2020)
Day 1 live programme starts at 0800hrs Singapore time.
(0000hrs London time | 2000hrs New York time)
Day 2 live programme starts at 2100hrs Singapore time.
(1300hrs London time | 0800hrs New York time)
Day 3 live programme starts at 1600hrs Singapore time.
(0800hrs London time | 0300hrs New York time)
0800 – 0830 Opening Ceremony 2100 – 2145 Plenary 4: Gabrielle Carlson
Emotionally Dysregulated Children: who are they, what happens to them, and what can we do about them?
1600 – 1645 Plenary 7: Olayinka Omigbodun
0830 – 0930 Keynote: Michael Meaney
Developmental Processes & Epigenetics
2145 – 2230 Plenary 5: James Hudziak
Building Healthy Brains Through Promoting Healthy Families
1645 – 1745 Symposium sessions 1 – 12
0930 – 1015 Plenary 1: Valsamma Eapen
Early Life determinants of Health
2230 – 2245 Break 1745 – 1800 Break
1015 – 1115 Symposium sessions 1 – 11 2245 – 2345 Symposium sessions 1 – 12 1800 – 1900 Symposium sessions 13 – 24
1115 – 1145 Sponsor Symposium 2345 – 0015
(4 Dec)
Sponsor Symposium 1900 – 1930 Sponsor Symposium
1145 – 1200 Break 0015 – 0030
(4 Dec)
Break 1930 – 1945 Break
1200 – 1300 Symposium sessions 12 – 23 0030 – 0130
(4 Dec)
Symposium sessions 13 – 24 1945 – 2030 State of the Art Lecture 10
Kai von Klitzing: Infant Psychiatry and Psychotherapeutic Interventions in Early Childhood

State of the Art Lecture 11
Christina Schwenck: Selective Mutism: What We Have Learned So Far

State of the Art Lecture 12
Cecilia Essau: Challenges and Opportunities in Adapting Evidence-Based Interventions for the Prevention of Youth Anxiety and Depression Across Cultures

1300 – 1315 Break 0130 – 0145
(4 Dec)
Break 2030 – 2045 Break
1315 – 1400 State of the Art Lecture 1
Christel Maria Middeldorp: Psychopathology Across the Lifespan: Factors Influencing the Persistence of Childhood and Adolescent Symptoms

State of the Art Lecture 2
Rebecca Ang: The Referral Paradox: Enhancing Support for Children and Adolescents with Mental Health Needs

State of the Art Lecture 3
Kim Bung-Nyun: New Understanding of Neurodevelopmental Disorder: Gene and Environment Interaction

State of the Art Lecture 4
Takuya Saito: Hyperscanning in social communication

0145 – 0230
(4 Dec)
State of the Art Lecture 5
Myrna M. Weissman: 30 Years of Studying Families at Risk for Depression

State of the Art Lecture 6
Robert Hendren: Enhancing Neurodevelopmental Resilience from Conception to Adulthood

State of the Art Lecture 7
Andria Amador: Role of School in Mental Healthcare

State of the Art Lecture 8
Karl Tomm: Generative Questions in Clinical Interviewing

State of the Art Lecture 9
Paul Plener: Non-suicidal Self Injury: A New Normal or an Epidemic?

2045 – 2145 Gerald Caplan Lecture
Daniel Fung: Policy for Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Closing Remarks

1400 – 1445 Plenary 2: Eric Chen
Catching Emergent Mental Disorders in Youth: Early Intervention Paradigm in Psychosis and Youth Mental Health
0230 – 0315
(4 Dec)
Plenary 6: Guilherme V. Polanczyk
Promotion of Development and Prevention of Mental Disorders
   
1445 – 1530 Plenary 3: Michael Hong
Clinical Implications of the East-West Cultural Differences in Asian countries; Does it really matter?
       
Symposium, Oral and Poster Library
New York time (GMT-5)

Note: Eastern Daylight Savings Time (EDT) ends on 1 Nov, 2020

Time Day 1 (2 Dec 2020) Time Day 2 (3 Dec 2020) Time Day 3 (4 Dec 2020)
Day 1 live programme starts at 1900hrs New York time.
(0800hrs Singapore time | 0000hrs London time)
Day 2 live programme starts at 0800hrs New York time.
(2100 Singapore time | 1300hrs London time)
Day 3 live programme starts at 0300hrs New York time.
(1600hrs Singapore time | 0800hrs London time)
1900 – 1930
(1 Dec)
Opening Ceremony 0800 – 0845 Plenary 4: Gabrielle Carlson
Emotionally Dysregulated Children: who are they, what happens to them, and what can we do about them?
0300 – 0345 Plenary 7: Olayinka Omigbodun
1930 – 2030
(1 Dec)
Keynote: Michael Meaney
Developmental Processes & Epigenetics
0845 – 0930 Plenary 5: James Hudziak
Building Healthy Brains Through Promoting Healthy Families
0345 – 0445 Symposium sessions 1 – 12
2030 – 2115
(1 Dec)
Plenary 1: Valsamma Eapen
Early Life determinants of Health
0930 – 0945 Break 0445 – 0500 Break
2115 – 2215
(1 Dec)
Symposium sessions 1 – 11 0945 – 1045 Symposium sessions 1 – 12 0500 – 0600 Symposium sessions 13 – 24
2215 – 2245
(1 Dec)
Sponsor Symposium 1045 – 1115 Sponsor Symposium 0600 – 0630 Sponsor Symposium
2245 – 2300
(1 Dec)
Break 1115 – 1130 Break 0630 – 0645 Break
2300 – 0000
(1 Dec)
Symposium sessions 12 – 23 1130 – 1230 Symposium sessions 13 – 24 0645 – 0730 State of the Art Lecture 10
Kai von Klitzing: Infant Psychiatry and Psychotherapeutic Interventions in Early Childhood

State of the Art Lecture 11
Christina Schwenck: Selective Mutism: What We Have Learned So Far

State of the Art Lecture 12
Cecilia Essau: Challenges and Opportunities in Adapting Evidence-Based Interventions for the Prevention of Youth Anxiety and Depression Across Cultures

0000 – 0015 Break 1230 – 1245 Break 0730 – 0745 Break
0015 – 0100 State of the Art Lecture 1
Christel Maria Middeldorp: Psychopathology Across the Lifespan: Factors Influencing the Persistence of Childhood and Adolescent Symptoms

State of the Art Lecture 2
Rebecca Ang: The Referral Paradox: Enhancing Support for Children and Adolescents with Mental Health Needs

State of the Art Lecture 3
Kim Bung-Nyun: New Understanding of Neurodevelopmental Disorder: Gene and Environment Interaction

State of the Art Lecture 4
Takuya Saito: Hyperscanning in social communication

1245 – 1330 State of the Art Lecture 5
Myrna M. Weissman: 30 Years of Studying Families at Risk for Depression

State of the Art Lecture 6
Robert Hendren: Enhancing Neurodevelopmental Resilience from Conception to Adulthood

State of the Art Lecture 7
Andria Amador: Role of School in Mental Healthcare

State of the Art Lecture 8
Karl Tomm: Generative Questions in Clinical Interviewing

State of the Art Lecture 9
Paul Plener: Non-suicidal Self Injury: A New Normal or an Epidemic?

0745 – 0845 Gerald Caplan Lecture
Daniel Fung: Policy for Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Closing Remarks

0100 – 0145 Plenary 2: Eric Chen
Catching Emergent Mental Disorders in Youth: Early Intervention Paradigm in Psychosis and Youth Mental Health
1330 – 1415 Plenary 6: Guilherme V. Polanczyk
Promotion of Development and Prevention of Mental Disorders
   
0145 – 0230 Plenary 3: Michael Hong
Clinical Implications of the East-West Cultural Differences in Asian countries; Does it really matter?
       
Symposium, Oral and Poster Library
London time (GMT)

Note: London Daylight Saving Time (DST) ends at 25 Oct, 2020

Time Day 1 (2 Dec 2020) Time Day 2 (3 Dec 2020) Time Day 3 (4 Dec 2020)
Day 1 live programme starts at 0000hrs London time.
(0800hrs Singapore time | 2000hrs New York time)
Day 2 live programme starts at 1300hrs London time.
(2100 Singapore time | 0800hrs New York time)
Day 3 live programme starts at 0800hrs London time.
(1600hrs Singapore time | 0300hrs New York time)
0000 – 0030 Opening Ceremony 1300 – 1345 Plenary 4: Gabrielle Carlson
Emotionally Dysregulated Children: who are they, what happens to them, and what can we do about them?
0800 – 0845 Plenary 7: Olayinka Omigbodun
0030 – 0130 Keynote: Michael Meaney
Developmental Processes & Epigenetics
1345 – 1430 Plenary 5: James Hudziak
Building Healthy Brains Through Promoting Healthy Families
0845 – 0945 Symposium sessions 1 – 12
0130 – 0215 Plenary 1: Valsamma Eapen
Early Life determinants of Health
1430 – 1445 Break 0945 – 1000 Break
0215 – 0315 Symposium sessions 1 – 11 1445 – 1545 Symposium sessions 1 – 12 1000 – 1100 Symposium sessions 13 – 24
0315 – 0345 Sponsor Symposium 1545 – 1615 Sponsor Symposium 1100 – 1130 Sponsor Symposium
0345 – 0400 Break 1615 – 1630 Break 1130 – 1145 Break
0400 – 0500 Symposium sessions 12 – 23 1630 – 1730 Symposium sessions 13 – 24 1145 – 1230 State of the Art Lecture 10
Kai von Klitzing: Infant Psychiatry and Psychotherapeutic Interventions in Early Childhood

State of the Art Lecture 11
Christina Schwenck: Selective Mutism: What We Have Learned So Far

State of the Art Lecture 12
Cecilia Essau: Challenges and Opportunities in Adapting Evidence-Based Interventions for the Prevention of Youth Anxiety and Depression Across Cultures

0500 – 0515 Break 1730 – 1745 Break 1230 – 1245 Break
0515 – 0600 State of the Art Lecture 1
Christel Maria Middeldorp: Psychopathology Across the Lifespan: Factors Influencing the Persistence of Childhood and Adolescent Symptoms

State of the Art Lecture 2
Rebecca Ang: The Referral Paradox: Enhancing Support for Children and Adolescents with Mental Health Needs

State of the Art Lecture 3
Kim Bung-Nyun: New Understanding of Neurodevelopmental Disorder: Gene and Environment Interaction

State of the Art Lecture 4
Takuya Saito: Hyperscanning in social communication

1745 – 1830 State of the Art Lecture 5
Myrna M. Weissman: 30 Years of Studying Families at Risk for Depression

State of the Art Lecture 6
Robert Hendren: Enhancing Neurodevelopmental Resilience from Conception to Adulthood

State of the Art Lecture 7
Andria Amador: Role of School in Mental Healthcare

State of the Art Lecture 8
Karl Tomm: Generative Questions in Clinical Interviewing

State of the Art Lecture 9
Paul Plener: Non-suicidal Self Injury: A New Normal or an Epidemic?

1245 – 1345 Gerald Caplan Lecture
Daniel Fung: Policy for Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Closing Remarks

0600 – 0645 Plenary 2: Eric Chen
Catching Emergent Mental Disorders in Youth: Early Intervention Paradigm in Psychosis and Youth Mental Health
1830 – 1915 Plenary 6: Guilherme V. Polanczyk
Promotion of Development and Prevention of Mental Disorders
   
0645 – 0730 Plenary 3: Michael Hong
Clinical Implications of the East-West Cultural Differences in Asian countries; Does it really matter?
       
Symposium, Oral and Poster Library

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