The theme for the conference in 2017 will be mental illness from childhood to adulthood with equal distribution of lectures and workshops between child, adolescent and adult activities.
A comprehensive three day conference has been prepared through a combined collective efforts by the members of the scientiﬁc committee, who furthermore has secured participation of world class scientists, renowned teaching faculty, thought leaders, academics, health practitioners, and stakeholders in a wide range of ﬁelds and disciplines to encourage exchange of knowledge, experience and best practices in the arena of child and adult behavioral health.
The conference presents high-level scientiﬁc content with major updates and state of the art lectures in the treatment and management of children and adults with mental and behavioral health disorders. Furthermore, to accommodate the comprehensive scientiﬁc program, two parallel symposia, provoking key
note lectures, and a variety of workshops will run simultaneously for each sub-specialty.
The program features various psychiatric disorders including ADHD, eating disorders, autism, psychotic disorders, depression, Mood disorders, Anxiety disorders, Developmental disorders, Addiction Disorders and the many other critical topics that affect children and Adults. In addition, there will be many workshops to train professionals who work with children in clinical practice, at schools, hospitals, special-needs centers and other settings were surfaces are provided to children. There would be workshops to train examiners for the Arab Board, workshops to prepare candidates who will be taken the Arab Board's in general psychiatry and this year, we will be offering a full day of intensive research training for junior psychiatrists and senior residence who are interested in pursuing a career in academic research.
We will continue to offer a one full track of new research in both languages English and Arabic.