13th Nordic Experience Meeting – NACT – Tallinn – May 23-25, 2018

13th Nordic Experience Meeting – NACT – Tallinn – May 23-25, 2018

On May 23-25, 2018, in Tallinn, Estonia, you can join the 13th meeting of the Nordic Association of Convulsive Therapy, gathering numerous experts from all over the world. Venue is Park Inn by Radisson – Meriton Conference & Spa Hotel.

For more information mail Per Karlsten at nactmeeting@gmail.com

Preliminary program

Wednesday, May 23rd

12.00-13.30 Registration with lunch

13.30 – 13.45 Introduction – Marco Nobis, chairman of NACT and Giuseppe Bersani, Rome

13.45 – 15.00 Modern ECT – Greatly improved yet vastly underused – Harold Sackeim

15.00- 15.30 Coffee break

15.30 – 17.00 Cognitive side effects of ECT; what do we know today – Declan McLauglin, Maria Semkovska

19.00 Dinner

 

Thursday, May 24th

08.30 – 09.30 Lost and found – will ECT survive? – Edward Shorter

A Worldwide Survey of ECT Use and Development:

09.30 – 10.15 Western Europe – Giuseppe Bersani, Pascal Sienaert, Alexander Sartorius

10.15 – 10.45 Coffee break

10.45 – 11.30 Nordic Countries – Tom Bolwig, Pia Nordanskog, Per Bergsholm, Kaija Järventausta

11.30 – 12.15 United States – Charles Kellner

12.15 – 13.30 Lunch

13.30 – 14.15 Eastern Europe and Russia – Gabor Gazdag, Alexander Nelson

14.15 – 15.00 Asia – Chittaranjan Andrade, Mikael Tiger

15.00 – 16.00 Parallell Workshops – Exhibition, Meet the Expert (and coffee)

16.00 – 17.00 NACT Annual meeting

19.00 Gala Dinner

 

Friday, May 25th

09.00 – 10.30 Clinical conclusions from the CORE group studies – Charles Kellner

10.30 – 11.00 Coffee break

11.00 – 12.30 A life time experience in ECT – the Take-home Message

Jan-Otto Ottosson, Tom Bolwig, with appearence of Max Fink

12.30 -12.45 Concluding remarks and invitation to ERFA XIV

12.30 Good-bye with Lunch-to-Go

 

Pascal Sienaert