ISAD 5th Biennial Conference
Affective Disorders: Addressing the Personal and Societal Burden
April 16-19, 2010, Vancouver, Canada
ISAD 5th Biennial Conference
Join us in Vancouver for the 5th Biennial Meeting of the International Society for Affective Disorders.

Keynote Speakers

Attendance at this meeting will enable to you to:

  • Learn from internationally renowned researchers in a comprehensive and wide-ranging program covering the latest developments in our understanding of all affective disorders.
  • Present your latest research in the contributed oral and poster sessions.
  • Interact  and network with interdisciplinary colleagues to exchange ideas and experiences.
  • Promote awareness of the consequence of mental health to global health and human development.

View and download full programme

Coverage includes basic, translational and clinical research on the following topics:

  • Epidemiology
  • Causation
  • Primary & secondary prevention
  • Treatments - Pharmacological and Psychological
  • Brain imaging
  • Genetics
  • Affective disorders & disability
  • Affective disorders & health economy
  • Affective disorders & public health
  • Affective disorders & somatic disorder

Vancouver Aquarium, Stanley ParkGala Dinner
Don't forget to book your place at the Gala Dinner at Vancouver Aquarium
Register here. Includes 3 course buffet dinners, drinks on arrival, a short dolphin performance and the opportunity to view the galleries after dinner.


Important dates and deadlines

  • March 30, 2010: Accommodation booking deadline

The conference is organised by The International Society for Affective Disorders (ISAD). Conference administration is provided by Elsevier, publisher of ISAD's official journal - Journal of Affective Disorders.

Accommodation booking deadline approaching
08 Mar :  Book rooms now at the conference hotel
Accommodation has been reserved at the Westin Bayshore Hotel at specially negotiated rates for conference delegates. Reservations can be made online via the accommodation page. Delegates should ...
Book Gala Dinner Tickets
08 Mar : Reserve your tickets for the ISAD conference dinner
Remember to book your tickets for the optional Gala Dinner. Taking place at a wonderful Vancouver Aquarium this evening will offer delegates and their guests a memorable evening. Tickets can be ...
ISAD 5th Biennial Conference
Journal of Affective Disorders
The Journal of Affective Disorders publishes papers concerned with affective disorders in the widest sense: depression, mania, anxiety and panic. It is interdisciplinary and aims to bring together different approaches for a diverse readership.