SOCIETY OF PRENATAL AND PERINATAL PSYCHOLOGY AND MEDICINE (ISPPM)
Sydney 1-4th November 2001
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
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.
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:
Special reduced rate accommodation will be available for conference
attendees. Conference Registration includes:
morning and afternoon tea, lunch, conference satchel and Abstract
Social functions are NOT included in the registration fee.
A cancellation fee of $30.00 will apply after 8th October 2001.
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: email@example.com
Dr. Leo Leader
School of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, University of New South
Royal Hospital for Women, Barker Street, Randwick NSW 2031
TEL: (02) 9382 6677 E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Biltmore On Bondi - 02 9130 4660
Five minutes walk to Swiss Grand Hotel - prices start at $50
Bondi Lodge - 02 9365 2088
Five minutes walk to Swiss Grand Hotel - prices start at $60
City Beach Motor Inn - 02 9365 3100
Five minutes walk to Swiss Grand Hotel - prices start at $140
PLEASE BOOK THESE DIRECT.
Professor Peter Hepper:
Professor of Psychology, Queens University, Belfast, Northern
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,
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,
Professor Graham Vimpani:
Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Newcastle.
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.
Dr. Leo Leader,
Royal Hospital for Women, Barker Street, RANDWICK NSW 2031,
Australia. TEL: 02 9382 6677 FAX: 02 9382 6556
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
by Ben Bradley, Peter Hepper, Eugenie Lumbers
by Peter Fedor-Freybergh
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