Pre-Congress Day (Wednesday, October 10, 2018)

Pre-Congress Day (Wednesday, October 10, 2018)

TimeTitle Speaker/Facilitator
8:00 – 2:30Registration
All Pre-Congress Day sessions are located in the New York Institute of Technology Auditorium at 1871 Broadway. Congress Days 1–3 takes place at Columbia University (Lerner Hall, Faculty House, Low Memorial Library)
8:30 – 9:00Welcome and Introductions
9:00 – 12:00Plenary 1: The Persistence of God, Spirituality, the Supernatural: Cultural Psychiatry and Mental Health
Culture, Religion and Mental HealthSimon Dein
Medications and/or Yellow Water?: Multiculturalism and its Discomfort in a Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit in LondonMicol Ascoli
Decline and Fall of the Imaginary Dimension: Are we Moving Towards a Virtual and Fictitious Cultural Empire?Goffredo Bartocci
Discussion
Break
Film presentation: The Palio of Siena: Where the Horses Enter the Church. Horizons of Identity in a City in Central ItalyAntonio Bartoli, Silvia Folchi
On Spirituality: Which Language for a Psychiatric Perspective?Andrea Daverio, Giovanni Giacomo Rovera
Martyrdom, Suicide Terrorism, Religion, and Psychological Climate: A Cultural Psychiatry PerspectiveDonato Zupin, Elisa Rapisarda
Discussion
12:00 – 1:30Lunch
Board of Directors
Gabriel's Restaurant
11 West 60th Street
1:30 – 4:00Plenary 2: Clinical Case Conference with Diverse Populations: An International PerspectivePresenters: Wei Qi, A. Ning Zhou, Prashanth Pillai, Vanesa Disla
Discussants: Goffredo Bartocci, Francis Lu, Mario Braakman, Muthoni Mathai
4:00 – 4:15Closing Remarks