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The 4th Annual AADPA Conference

31st July & 1st August, 2021

Dear Colleagues,

The 4th annual conference for the Australian ADHD Professionals Association (AADPA) will be held at the Novotel on Collins on 31st July - 1st August 2021 with a focus on "From Bench to Bedside & Beyond"

The 2-day conference will offer attendees a wonderful opportunity to network with colleagues from Australia and abroad involved in the study and treatment of ADHD. Guest speakers will cover a range of topics with interactive workshops and panel discussions. The conference also includes AADPA’s AGM providing members with an opportunity to have their say in how our Association develops.


The conference will be held at Novotel on Collins, Melbourne, conveniently located in heart of Melbourne on fashionable Collins Street and directly above the upscale St Collins Lane.

Date: 31st July - 1st August 2021

Location: Novotel on Collins, Collins Street, Melbourne

Organising Committee:

A/Prof Emma Sciberras (Chair)

A/Prof Tim Silk (Co-Chair)

Dr Melissa Mulraney (Committee Member)

Ms Margaret Eagers (PCO)


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SPEAKERS

Prof. Joseph Sergeant is an Emeritus Professor of Clinical Neuropsychology. He has published more than 150 articles on ADHD and has been on the Editorial Board of several journals in child psychiatry. He was also a reviewer for high impact journals such as Neuroscience Reviews, Science and Nature. He was in knighted by the Queen of The Netherlands in 2010 for his contribution to the field.

Mark Bellgrove is Professor in Cognitive Neuroscience and Director of Research at the Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health at Monash University. His work focuses on understanding the biology of attention in both health and disorder. He is the proud President of the Australian ADHD Professionals Association and Secretary-General of the World ADHD Federation.

Dr Alexandra Philipsen is currently Professor of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy and Director of the University Hospital of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at the University of Bonn, Germany. Her research focusses on clinical presentation and neurobiology of adult ADHD and its psychopharmacological and psychosocial treatment.