Scientific programme

Preliminary Programme (Please note that the programme is subject to change)

 

Wednesday, October 13

Traditional Indications

11.30 – 12.30 Registration

12.30 – 12.45 Introduction/ Welcome Message from Chairman

12.45 – 13.30 The ECT Consultation: Determining Appropriateness for ECT – Charles Kellner

13.30 – 14.30 ECT for Melancholia, Psychotic Depression and TRD: Effect on the Brain? – Poul Videbech

14.30 – 15.00 Catatonia – Tom Bolwig/ Martin B Jörgensen

15.00 – 15.45 Coffee Break and Discussions with Lecture Holders

15.45 – 16.30 Schizophrenia – Georgios Petrides

16.30 – 17.00 Acute Organic Delirium – Martin B Jörgensen

20.00      Dinner

 

Thursday, October 14

New and Experimental Indications

09.00 – 09.45 ECT for Less-than-Very-Severe Depression: is it Appropriate? – Charles Kellner

09.45 – 10.45 ECT for PTSD – Chittaranjan Andrade

10.45 – 11.15 Leg Stretching

11.15 – 12.00 ECT for OCD and Movement Disorders – Pascal Sienaert

12.00 – 13.15 Lunch

13.15 – 14.00 Role of ECT in the Treatment of Autoimmune Encephalitis and Catatonia – Georgios Petrides

14.00 – 15.00 ECT in the Era of COVID-19

        • Relapse After Abrupt Discontinuation of M-ECT: Lessons Learned from COVID-19 – Simon Lambrichts
        • Discussion Forum

15.00 – 17.00 Coffee and Workshops

        • What to Do When ECT Doesn’t Work? – Pouya Movahed
        • Training of ECT Staff and Network Building – Pia Andersen
        • Hands-on on Devices – Exhibitors

17.00 – 18.00 NACT Annual Meeting

20.00      Gala Dinner

 

 

Friday, October 15

09.00 – 09.45 Asylum-seeking Children with Resignation Syndrome: Catatonia or Traumatic Withdrawal Syndrome? – Anne-Liis von Knorring

09.45 – 10.15 Role of ECT in Dementia – Harm-Pieter Spaans

10.15 – 10.45 Role of ECT in Epilepsy – Lauri Hurri

10.45 – 11.15 Coffee Break

11.15 – 12.00 Making a Difference – Case Reports from a Lifetime of ECT – Håkan Odeberg

12.00 – 12.45 Alternative Approaches in Neuromodulation – Kaija Järventausta

12.45     Concluding Remarks

Lunch-to-go