Professor David Oppenheim, the Chair of the WAIMH 2020 Scientific Program Committee and Dr Elisabeth Hoehn, the Chair of the WAIMH 2020 Local Organising Committee are talking with professor Kaija Puura, the Executive Director and Past Chair of Program Committee about the Scientific Programm in Brisbane.
The Program Committee of the 17th WAIMH World Congress in Brisbane had its meeting in Tampere December 5-7, 2019. The members of the Program Committee: David Oppenheim (Chair of the Program Committee), Kaija Puura (Past Chair), Elisabeth Hoehn (Chair of the Local Organizing Committee), Giampaolo Nicolais, Miri Keren, Campbell Paul and Reija Latva worked together with Emma Taylor from the ICMS and Minna Sorsa and Sari Miettinen from the WAIMH Central Office. During three days of hard work the Program Committee went through over 900 submissions and created the Scientific Program for the Brisbane Congress with 70 symposia, 90 Workshops, 40 Brief Oral Presentation sessions, 10 Video Presentations and over 200 Posters. As a novelty the congress will have sessions integrating art in infant mental health practices.