ECNP Congress

The annual ECNP Congress is Europe’s premier scientific meeting for disease-oriented brain research, annually attracting between 4,000 and 6,000 neuroscientists, psychiatrists and neurologists from around the world.

ECNP is an independent scientific association dedicated to the science and treatment of disorders of the brain. It is the largest non-institutional supporter of applied and translational neuroscience research and education in Europe. View website.

Besides the congress, ECNP organises a wide range of scientific and educational activities, programmes and events across Europe, promoting the exchange of high-quality experimental and clinical research in applied and translational neuroscience and fostering young scientists and clinicians. View agenda.

Scientific programme

The 34th ECNP Congress programme is online!
Discover the Educational Update Sessions, Plenary Lectures and Symposia we have prepared for you.

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First issue of the ECNP newsletter for 2021

Many interesting topics in this month’s ECNP newsletter: Ray Dolan, UK is the keynote speaker for the 34th ECNP Congress, only a few day left to nominate for the ECNP Rising Stat Award and the ECNP Neuropsychopharmacology Award, the 2020 highlights of the ECNP Pharmacogenomics and Transcriptomics Thematic Working Group (TWG), and much more...

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34th ECNP Congress: the keynote speaker is Ray Dolan, United Kingdom

Ray Dolan is Mary Kinross Professor of Neuropsychiatry and Director of the Max Planck- UCL Centre for Computational Psychiatry and Ageing. He will talk about 'How we build internal models of the world'.

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Members: call for Brainstorming Sessions

We are accepting proposals for Brainstorming Sessions for the 34th ECNP Congress, on 2-5 October 2021. ECNP members have the unique opportunity to present an intriguing scientific question that they want to answer, or a problem that they want to explore

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Types of sessions

ECNP offers a variety of different scientific sessions designed to appeal to a wide range of congress participants.

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