International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions’ (IACAPAP) World Congress & Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (CACAP) Annual Conference
Top 5 Reasons to Attend IACAPAP 2016
Gain valuable knowledge with a comprehensive scientific program. The program will address leading edge topics during keynote lectures and concurrent sessions, including research symposia, workshops, academic perspectives and free papers. Ideas will be shared through posters and oral presentations and up to date information will be presented in pre-Congress Institutes as well as at exhibitor and sponsor displays.
From the opening to closing ceremonies you will be surrounded by thousands of representatives working in child and adolescent mental health as well as the allied professions. You’ll find old colleagues and new friends who are facing the same issues, solving the same problems, and celebrating the same successes. Think about the possible connections you could make that could advance your profession from so many different perspectives.
You will gain a global perspective of the field of child and adolescent mental health. The importance of child and adolescent mental health continues to grow around the world. Don’t miss this chance to hear from international and local experts and network with your fellow professionals from around the world!
Mental Health Community of Calgary
Calgary is an active centre of excellence for training and research in child and adolescent mental health, a centre that is continually redefining and redesigning itself to meet the needs of the community it serves.
The Rocky Mountains
Before or after the Congress - visit a breathtaking mountain playground, just 90 minutes drive from Calgary’s downtown. Filled with dazzling peaks, lush alpine meadows, turquoise lakes, virgin forest, towering waterfalls and wildlife galore, the Canadian Rockies are a sight to see. Discover a network of protected national and provincial mountain parks on the Alberta-BC border. Hike, bike, ski, skate, dogsled, paddle, golf, raft and fish your way through some of the most spectacular scenery on the planet.
Come and experience all the Province of Alberta and the Canadian Rockies has to offer!
The International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions’ (IACAPAP) mission is to advocate for the promotion of the mental health and development of children and adolescents through policy, practice and research. The IACAPAP also promotes the study, treatment, care and prevention of mental and emotional disorders and disabilities involving children, adolescents and their families with emphasis on collaboration among the professions of child and adolescent psychiatry, psychology, social work, paediatrics, public health, nursing, education, social sciences and other relevant disciplines.
The Canadian Academy of Child Psychiatry was founded in 1980 and in 2002 became the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (CACAP) to reflect more accurately the children, youth and families served by the profession.