Congress history

Since 1974, the congresses of the WFSBP have become a significant, recurring meeting. In the meantime, they have taken place in nearly every continent and therefore represent the worldwide importance of the meetings.

Since 2005, the congresses are regularly every two years.


2015
ATHENS, Greece: 12th World Congress of Biological Psychiatry
Congress President: Constantn R. Soldatos

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2013
KYOTO, Japan: 11th World Congress of Biological Psychiatry
Congress President: F. Thibaut

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2011
PRAGUE, Czech Republic: 10th World Congress of Biological Psychiatry
Congress President: F. Thibaut


2009
PARIS, France: 9th World Congress of Biological Psychiatry
Congress President: S. Kasper


2007
SANTIAGO, Chile: 2nd International Congress of Biological Psychiatry
Congress President: S. Kasper


2005
VIENNA, Austria: 8th World Congress of Biological Psychiatry
Congress President: C.R. Hojaij

JAKARTA, Indonesia: Asian Symposium of Biological Psychiatry
Congress President: Yul Iskandar

MARSEILLE, France: 2nd Mediterranean Congress of Biological Psychiatry
Congress President: Olivier Blin


2004
SYDNEY, Australia: 1st International Congress of Biological Psychiatry
Congress President: C.R.Hojaij

ATHENS, Greece: 1st Mediterranean Congress of Biological Psychiatry
Congress President: Constantin Soldatos

SEOUL, Korea: 2nd Asian Congress of Biological Psychiatry
Congress President: Min-Soo Lee


2003
SELANGOR, Malaysia: 1st Asian Congress of Biological Psychiatry
Congress President: Saroja Krishnaswarny

BRUGES, Belgium: Regional Symposium of Biological Psychiatry
Congress Chairmen: Paul Cosyns, Norbert Mueller, Jean-Pierre Olié

2002
SANTAGO, Chile: Latin American Congress of Biological Psychiatry
Congress President: Veronica Larach

COPENHAGEN, Denmark: 2nd European Congress of Biological Psychiatry
Congress President: Birte Glenthoj

2001
BERLIN, Germany: 7th World Congress of Biological Psychiatry
Congress President: H.J. Moeller

1998
SAO PAULO, Brazil: Latin American Congress of Biological Psychiatry
Congress President: CR Hojaij

1997
NICE, France: 6th World Congress of Biological Psychiatry
Congress President: J. Ciprian Ollivier

1995
SAO PAULO, Brazil: WFSBP Regional Congress of Biological Psychiatry
Congress President: CR Hojaij

1992
BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil: WFSBP Regional Congress of Biological Psychiatry
Congress President: Delcir da Costa

1991
FIRENZE, Italy: 5th World Congress of Biological Psychiatry.
Congress President: G. Racagni

1985
PHILADELPHIA, USA: 4th World Congress of Biological Psychiatry
Congress President: C. Shaggas

1981
STOCKHOLM, Sweden: 3rd World Congress of Biological Psychiatry
Congress President: C. Perris

1978
BARCELONA, Spain: 2nd World Congress of Biological Psychiatry
Congress President: J. Obiols

1974
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina: 1st Congress of Biological Psychiatry.
Congress President: E. Fisher