Why attend

The 28th European Congress of Psychiatry, EPA 2020, is guided by the motto, The shared heritage of European psychiatry. Be a part of the future discussion and educational forums on a range of topics in the field of psychiatry, psychology, social work, and clinical trials.


Get informed about the latest scientific information


Get involved and take an active part in the development of Psychiatry in Europe


Accelerate your career and profession development


Engage with European practitioners and researchers in Psychiatry


Have a voice in shaping the future of Psychiatry


See some of Madrid's most awe-inspiring artworks and buildings.

Register Today

Take advantage of the available savings before the Early Bird Deadline, 21 January 2020, and join thousands of your colleagues in Madrid for less.


See a list of the world class speakers that will join us at EPA 2020, and the hot topics they will discuss, including Debates, Symposia and more.

EPA Members

EPA Members

EPA members are an integral part of our European community, actively contributing to the life of the Association and playing a key role in shaping the future of Psychiatry.

Meet the Leaders

Philip Gorwood
EPA President & SPC Chair

Prof. Gorwood is Professor of Psychiatry at Sainte-Anne Hospital and Head of the CMME department, teaching at the University of Paris.

He is also Head of the Team 1 at INSERM (Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médical) research unit 1266 (Institute of Psychiatry and Neuroscience of Paris) devoted to genetic vulnerability of psychiatric and addictive disorders.

Philip Gorwood
EPA President & SPC Chair
Julio Bobes
Local Organising Committee Chair

Professor and Chair of Psychiatry at the University of Oviedo (Asturias, Spain) and Clinical Director of Psychiatric Services for the Oviedo Area.
His primary research interests are the evaluation, management, treatment and assessment of the impact of various psychiatric disorders, including addiction, psychosis, affective, anxiety and psychophysiology disorders.

Julio Bobes
Local Organising Committee Chair

EPA Congress in Numbers

93% of Presenters Agreed That Their Poster Received Good Exposure at EPA
94% of Surveyed Participants at EPA Believe the Event Improved Their Professional Performance
88% of Surveyed Participants at EPA 2019 Agreed They Would Attend the 2020 Congress
96% of Surveyed Participants at EPA Would Recommend Attending This Event to Others
4300+ Participants from over 100 Countries Representing Diverse Specialities and Points of View

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Discover Madrid

Madrid is the ideal mix of the traditional and modern while providing plenty of opportunities to immerse oneself in the best of the culture, language, and gastronomy that Spain has to offer.

Venue location

IFEMA Municipal Palace | Avenue Capital De España Madrid, 7 28042 Madrid. Find directions to the Conference venue, where best to stay and what to do to once you are here.

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