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Neuroendocrinology Letters incl. Psychoneuroimmunology & Chronobiology

NeuroendocrinologyİLetters incl. Psychoneuroimmunology and Chronobiology, Editorial.
ISSNİ0172ñ780X Copyrightİ©İ2001 NeuroendocrinologyİLetters

NEL VOL. 22 No. 4
Congress Announcement

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2001; 22:218
pii: NEL220401X03


INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF PRENATAL AND PERINATAL PSYCHOLOGY AND MEDICINE (ISPPM) "XIV. CONGRESS,
Sydney 1-4th November 2001

AN INVITATION
On behalf of the Organising Committee of the International Society of Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology and Medicine, we would like to extend to you an invitation to participate in our 14th International Conference to be held at the Swiss Grand Hotel Bondi.
The theme for the conference is "Bridging The Gap" and the committee has developed a most interesting, engaging and stimulating program, spearheading perinatal research practice.
We would like to invite peers to share their knowledge and experience. The Scientific Committee has drawn on both international and local expertise to provide eminent keynote speakers.


CONFERENCE INFORMATION
The conference will be held at the Swiss Grand Hotel Bondi, overlooking Australia's most famous stretch of sand and surf, and is located 15 minutes from the heart of Sydney.
The Swiss Grand Hotel offers 203 full size suites, each with a bedroom, separate lounge and bathroom. Not to mention a private balcony with sweeping views of either the beach or cosmopolitan Bondi. To view the facility on the web go to:
http://www.sydney.citysearch.com.au/E/V/SYDNE/0017/16/25/1.html
Special reduced rate accommodation will be available for conference attendees. Conference Registration includes:
morning and afternoon tea, lunch, conference satchel and Abstract Booklet.
Social functions are NOT included in the registration fee.
A cancellation fee of $30.00 will apply after 8th October 2001.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
Ms. Susan Day,
Wyeth Clinical Meetings Service, Locked Bag 5002,
Baulkham Hills BC NSW 2153, Australia
TEL: (02) 8850 8317 E-MAIL: days@labs.wyeth.com
Dr. Leo Leader
School of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, University of New South Wales,
Royal Hospital for Women, Barker Street, Randwick NSW 2031
TEL: (02) 9382 6677 E-MAIL: l.leader@unsw.edu.au

ACCOMMODATION
The Swiss Grand Hotel is offering accommodation to attendees at a cost of $192.50 per night - this does not include breakfast. Please use registration form enclosed to book this accommodation.
Other Accommodation in the area: Bondi Beach Inn - 02 9130 5311
Five minutes walk to Swiss Grande Hotel - prices start at $90 per night.
Biltmore On Bondi - 02 9130 4660
Five minutes walk to Swiss Grand Hotel - prices start at $50 per night.
Bondi Lodge - 02 9365 2088
Five minutes walk to Swiss Grand Hotel - prices start at $60 per night.
City Beach Motor Inn - 02 9365 3100
Five minutes walk to Swiss Grand Hotel - prices start at $140 per night.
PLEASE BOOK THESE DIRECT.


GUEST SPEAKERS
Professor Peter Hepper:
Professor of Psychology, Queens University, Belfast, Northern Island.
Dr. Ludwig Janus:
President, The International Society of Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology and Medicine (ISPPM) Heidelberg, Germany.
Professor Peter Fedor-Freybergh:
Honorary Life President of ISPPM, Editor-in-Chief: Neuroendocrinology Letters, Editor-in-Chief: Int J Prenatal Perinatal Psychology & Medicine; Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Psychoneuroendocrinology, Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Charles University, Prague.
Dr. Marie-Paule Austin:
Liaison Psychiatrist, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney.
Professor Bryanne Barnett:
Professor of Perinatal and Infant Psychiatry, UNSW.
Professor Ben Bradley:
School of Social Sciences, Charles Sturt University.
Professor John Boulton:
Director of Paediatrics, The Nepean Hospital.
Professor Phillip Boyce:
Department of Psychological Medicine, Sydney University.
Dr. Leo Leader:
School of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, UNSW.
Professor Eugenie Lumbers:
School of Physiology, UNSW.
Dr. Vivienne Moore:
Department of Obstetrics, Adelaide University.
A/Professor Sandra Rees:
Department of Anatomy, Melbourne University.
Mrs. Frances Thomson-Salo:
Child and Adult Psychoanalyst, Royal Hospital for Children, Melbourne.
Professor Graham Vimpani:
Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Newcastle.

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF ABSTRACTS: 30st September 2001
Abstracts are invited from any area relevant to the aims of the ISPPM. Abstracts relating to the following major themes of the Conference are particularly welcomed. If you wish your abstract to be considered for one of these sessions please indicate on the submission form.
Oral presentations will be of 15 minutes duration plus 5 minutes question time. Computer projection facilities will be available at all sessions. Although slide projection and overhead projection facilities will be available for all sessions, presenters are encouraged to use computer projection.

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION
Dr. Leo Leader,
Royal Hospital for Women, Barker Street, RANDWICK NSW 2031, Australia. TEL: 02 9382 6677 FAX: 02 9382 6556
E-MAIL: l.leader@unsw.edu.au

SELECTED LECTURES:
Neurobehavioural Development
by Sandra Rees, Peter Hepper, Leo Leader
Prenatal Influences And Later Outcomes

by Vivienne Moore, Marie-Paule Austin, Graham Vimpani
Prenatal Stress, Influences And Outcomes
by Leo Leader, Frances Thomson-Salo, Louise Newman
Ante-and Perinatal Depressive Experiences: Implications For Practice by Ben Bradley, Philip Boyce, Bryanne Barnett
Research Methodologies
by Ben Bradley, Peter Hepper, Eugenie Lumbers
Conference Overview
by Peter Fedor-Freybergh


Wyeth Australia Pty Limited
The Committee expresses its sincere thanks to Wyeth Clinical Meetings Service for assisting with the organisation of this meeting by providing its complimentary Conference Secretariat Service.
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