2009 Thematic Meeting – Edinburgh

edinburgh 2009

CINP International Thematic Meeting
Edinburgh 25th – 27th April 2009

An innovative and exciting new format of CINP meeting began in 2009. This Thematic Meeting was international in scope with an engaging mixture of education sessions and scientific symposia.  The meeting was focused on a single theme, concentrating on specific topics and incorporating educational and professional development in addition to research sessions.  The first such CINP Thematic Meeting was held at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC), Edinburgh, Scotland, UK from Saturday 25 to Monday 27 April 2009, one of the world’s leading capital cities with a dramatic setting and vibrant culture.

The theme was “Major Psychoses and Substance Abuse.”

CINP were delighted to bring together many of the opinion leaders in the challenging area of co-morbidity issues relating to Major Psychoses and Substance Abuse.  Our Plenary Lecturers Prof. Robin Murray, Prof. Trevor Robbins and Prof. Alan Green set the scene for the meeting, and delegates had the opportunity to meet at first hand the key research workers in the fields of Major Psychoses and Substance Abuse.

CINP would like to thank all the presenters that contributed to the success of the Thematic Meeting.  Some of the presentations are available to view.  Please click here for further details.

Rafaelsen Young Investigators Travel Award
CINP were pleased to award Ulrich Ettinger, Leonora Long, Celia Morgan, Saddichha Sahoo and Chris Schubart the Rafaelsen Young Investigators Travel Award.  For further details of the award and the winners, please click here.

Poster Abstracts
CINP received over 60 poster abstract submissions for the meeting.  All posters sent via the PosterSessionOnline platform are available for consultation for 6 months. Visit the CINP Edinburgh 2009 virtual poster gallery via this link: http://cinp.org/?id=122. You may also send an e-mail to the first author in this section. All posters have been issued with a DOI code, so they can be officially referenced in other publications. Thank you for supporting this exclusive CINP initiative.

To view the final programme and abstract book for the meeting please click here.

CME Accreditation
The ‘CINP’ is accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) to provide the following CME activity for medical specialists.  The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS), www.uems.net .

The ‘CINP Thematic Meeting’ is designated for a maximum of (or ‘for up to’) 13 hours of European external CME credits.  Each medical specialist should claim only these hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

EACCME credits are recognized by the American Medical Association towards the Physician’s Recognition Award (PRA). To convert EACCME credit to AMA PRA category 1 credit, contact the AMA.

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