Format Descriptions

Format Descriptions

Duration: 180
Different CME-courses at an extra cost are offered on the first congress day, 24 September 2020. A separate registration is required, but it is not mandatory to register for the congress if you wish to book a CME-course, only.

Duration: 90 min
Two eminent experts will present papers on the congress’ main topics.

Duration: 90 minutes
The ESSPD President chairs a roundtable discussion on a specific topic with distinguished experts in the field.

Duration: 90 minutes
Distinguished experts in the field give brief statements and then discuss an ethical topic from the field of personality disorders.

Duration: 90 min
Each symposium at the congress is scheduled for 90 minutes which equals three to five speakers (e.g. 4 x 20 minutes including discussion) chaired by one or two scientists or clinicians (opening remarks and conclusions).

Duration: 90 minutes
Workshops help to further broaden the participant’s expertise in a particular field of knowledge.

Duration: 90 minutes
Clinical discussions specifically focus on highly relevant clinical topics. A chair and two to four clinical experts present and discuss including the audience.

Duration: 90 minutes
The dialogue meetings have been established to bridge the gap between research and clinical work. A specific research question is presented by a well-established researcher and afterwards the clinical relevance is discussed with eminent clinicians and the audience.

Duration: usually 15 min incl. Q&A
Oral presentations are 15-minute presentations (including discussion time) that the Scientific Committee will group into thematic sessions after all abstract submissions have been received. The sessions will be chaired by selected specialists.

Duration: usually 10 min incl. Q&A
The posters have been selected by the Scientific Committee after abstract submissions had been reviewed. Posters are grouped into thematic poster tours and will be on display for the entire congress period. During the 90-minute poster sessions on Friday, 25 September 2020, authors are asked to present their latest research findings and discuss them with the audience. A power point presentation is not required.

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