WAIMH 2020 postponed to June 2021.

The new dates for the 17th WAIMH Congress will be 22 – 26 June 2021. On behalf of the WAIMH 2021 Organising Committee we want to let you know that it is full steam ahead to bring you an amazing Congress next year that we know will be worth the wait! The Congress committees are regularly meeting and planning for WAIMH 2021. We thank you for your continued support.

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Program Overview

The WAIMH 2021 Program Committee is currently in the process of adjusting the 2020 program to reflect the new dates in June 2021. The structure of the program below will remain in place, however there will be updates to the days and dates. All accepted presentations currently displayed on the below program will also remain accepted. Updated presentation information will be sent to each accepted presenter individually in the coming months.

Time Sunday 7 June 2020 Time Monday 8 June 2020 Time Tuesday 9 June 2020 Wednesday 10 June 2020 Thursday 11 June 2020
0900
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1700
Pre-congress Institutes 0800
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0855
Masterclasses 0800
-
0855
Masterclasses Masterclasses Masterclasses
1730
-
1900

Congress Opening Ceremony

Plenary Lecture 1 – Babies Born into Stories
Professor Helen Milroy

0915
-
1030

WAIMH Award

Plenary Lecture 2 – Developmentally-focused early intervention for Autism
Professor Jonathan Green

0915
-
1030

Young Investigator Award

Presidential Symposium

Sonya Bemporad Award

Plenary Lecture 5 –
The body comes first. Epigenetic variations and embodied interactions in early adverse experiences
Dr Rosario Montirosso

State of the Art Lecture

1900
-
2100
Welcome Reception 1015
-
1045

Morning Tea

1030
-
1100

Morning Tea

Morning Tea

Morning Tea

1045
-
1215

Concurrent Sessions

1100
-
1230

Plenary Lecture 4 –
From Zero to Thrive! Promoting healing and relational health in families
Dr Kate Rosenblum

Concurrent Sessions

Concurrent Sessions

1215
-
1345

WAIMH Membership Meeting

LunchIncluding Poster Session 1

1215
-
1315

LunchIncluding Poster Session 2

LunchIncluding Poster Session 3

LunchIncluding Poster Session 4

1345
-
1515

Concurrent sessions

1315
-
1445

Concurrent Sessions

Concurrent Sessions

Concurrent Sessions

1515
-
1545

Afternoon Tea

1445
-
1515

Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea

Closing Ceremony

1545
-
1715

Invited Symposia

1515
-
1645

Concurrent Sessions

Concurrent Sessions

1715
-
1815

Concurrent Sessions

1645
-
1745

Concurrent Sessions

Concurrent Sessions

1815
-
1830

Comfort break

1745
-
1800

Comfort Break

Comfort Break

1830
-
1930

Concurrent Sessions

1800
-
1900

Concurrent Sessions

Concurrent Sessions

1930
-
2130

WAIMH President Reception

1900
-
2100

Infant Mental Health Journal Reception

WAIMH 2021 Congress Gala Dinner