21st biennial congress – In-person – 11-14 Sep, 2024 Lausanne, Switzerland


Early Career Research focus

ECR Workshops

The EPA Section of Epidemiology & Social Psychiatry strongly believes in education and is happy to announce 5 hands on free workshops that will be scheduled on Wednesday, September 11, prior to the start of the congress.

The workshops delivered by top experts are devoted to a specific topic and last between 60 and 120 minutes.

Space is limited, pre-registration is required in order to secure your ticket. Workshop registration works on a ‘first come, first serve basis’ and no supplementary payment will be charged.

Workshop name Date Time Capacity
Workshop 1: Introduction to health data linkage - methods and challenges
September 11, 2024
Workshop 2: How to write a successful grant application for funding
September 11, 2024
Workshop 3: Challenges and advances in analysis of ambulatory monitoring data: mMARCH Experience
September 11, 2024
Workshop 4: Systematic reviews: a practical session
September 11, 2024
Workshop 5: An ECR's guide to impact
September 11, 2024

All participants are welcome to attend any of our workshops. Kindly note that to be able to attend a workshop you should also have a valid admission (i.e. a ticket for the Congress). During the registration process, while purchasing the ticket to attend the Congress, you will also be prompted with a list of available workshops. Select the one(s) you would like to attend and finalise your registration.

ECR Keynote Prize

We jointly awarded the ECR Prize to two ECR* members whose submitted abstracts were rated joint highest by our Scientific Committee.
As part of their prize, they will present a 15-minute ECR keynote in our main auditorium during our Congress and will also receive a complementary ticket to our 21st gala dinner in Olympic Museum.

Poster Prize

Posters will be displayed at our Congress venue on Thursday and Friday, respectively. Posters will be on display all day, with the main viewing taking place during the lunch interval. Poster presenters are asked to stand by their posters during their assigned session at lunch.
Members of the Scientific Committee will be visiting all posters during the Congress, with a prize awarded to best poster on Thursday and Friday. The prize winners will be announced at our Closing Ceremony on 14 September and will present a 5-minute ECR keynote.

*We define ECRs as students or postdoctoral researchers within 5 years of the award of their doctoral degree. Proof of status will be requested.

Key Dates

Congress Dates
11-14 September 2024

Registration Open
1st February 2024

Registration Close
2nd September 2024

Call for abstracts
1st February 2024

Abstracts submission
30th April 2024