5th European Congress on Violence in Clinical Psychiatry
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General Information
Conference Dinner Cruise
Congress Registration Form

General Information

The official language of the congress is English.

Accreditatie (Dutch)
Voor leden van de NVvP geldt dat de Nascholing 5th European Congress on Violence in Clinical Psychiatry (ID nummer: 5776) is geaccrediteerd door de Nederlandse Vereniging voor Psychiatrie, en is aangevraagd bij de Federatie van Gezondheidszorgpsychologen (FGzP)(ID nummer: 6117).

Congress Centre “Meervaart”
Meer en Vaart 300
1068 LE Amsterdam
T el: ++ 31 (0)20 - 410 77 00
Fax: ++ 31 (0)20 - 410 77 89
E-mail: info@meervaart.nl
Web: www.meervaart.nl



The Meervaart is located within a 5 minute drive from the ring road and a 15 minute drive from the centre of Amsterdam. A 500-space car park is located next to the Meervaart. NS railway station Cornelis Lelylaan is nearby as well as the tram (Tram Nr 1 and 17) and bus stops (Bus Nr 19, 63, 68 and 192), which make the location easily accessible. For more detailed information about how to get to the Meervaart easily, please look at their website: www.meervaart.nl.

Hotels and Social Program
Amsterdam offers a blend of history and culture with the dynamics of a trendy metropolis. The city offers a great range of hotels of different categories. At a special congress rate (€ 136,- single and € 146 double, all inclusive) a limited number of rooms is available at Hotel Tulip Inn Amsterdam City West – www.tulipinnamsterdamwest.nl – by mentioning booking ID 376472. For other hotel accommodation, excursions, restaurants, events, museums, shops, nightlife, practical information, and social program, please contact www.amsterdamtourist.nl, www.visitamsterdam.nl or www.hotels.nl. You will receive a variety of further information about Amsterdam in your congress bag.

There will be an opportunity
for a variety of companies, institutions and organisations to present themselves at a separate exhibition and sponsor the congress. Please feel free to contact the congress organiser for further information.



Congress Organiser
Oud Consultancy & Conference Management
Hakfort 621, 1102 LA Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Tel: ++ 31 (0)20 409 0368 Fax: ++ 31 (0)20 409 0550
E-Mail: conference.management@freeler.nl
Web: www.oudconsultancy.nl

Congress Organisation Committee
Prof. Henk Nijman (chair)
Prof. Tom Palmstierna (chair)
Dr. Richard Whittington (EVIPRG)
Hans Fleury, MSc (CONNECTING)
Nico Oud, MNSc (Oud Consultancy)

Scientific Committee
Prof. Tom Palmstierna (Sweden) (chair)
Prof. Henk Nijman (Netherlands) (chair)
Prof. Seamus Cowman (Ireland)
Prof. Clive Hollin (UK)
Prof. Stål Bjørkly (Norway)
Prof. Thanos Douzenis (Greece)
Prof. Tilman Steinert (Germany)
Prof. Michael Nunno (USA)
Prof. Patrick Callaghan (UK)
Prof. Ian Needham (Switzerland)
Dr. Dirk Richter (Germany)
Dr. Richard Whittington (UK)
Dr. Anu Putkonen (Finland)
Dr. Brodie Patterson (UK)
Dr. Joost Jan Stolker (Netherlands)
Mr. Kevin McKenna (Ireland)