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International Congress of Clinical and Health Psychology with Children and Adolescents

November 19, 2015 - November 21, 2015

What do I need to know about registration?

  • Register online by July 15 to get a reduced price, and by November 11 to be able to make your registration online.
  • The professional members from associates benefit from a reduced price. If you want to get this discount, please, talk to your boss and contact us (investigacion_aitana@umh.es).
  • Unemployed, and undergraduate and master students will get reduced price, as long as they justify their condition.
  • Submit your scientific papers until June 15. In the first period of submissions, we have received papers from Spain, Peru, Colombia, United Kingdom, Hungary, Portugal, Brazil, etc. Do not miss the opportunity to introduce your work to the world!

Where should I stay during my visit to Madrid?

  • Book a room in hotels close to the conference venue (Hotel NH Eurobuilding Madrid Collection). You can get special discounts at the conference hotels, which are Hotel Tryp Chamartín, Rafael Hoteles Orense, Hotel Roommate Oscar, Hoteles Catalonia.
  • Get a special discount of 10% of the prices reported in the website of Catalonia hotels, by notifying the code of the First International Congress of Clinical and Health Psychology with Children and Adolescents. These offers include six hotels in Madrid
  • Do not book your hotel last minute because places are limited. Check the booking procedure and conditions here.

What discounts to get to Madrid I can benefit from?

  • Plane: Iberia offers a 15% discount in the available rates on Iberia.com (excluding Taxes and Fees) for all flights whose final destination is Madrid (on the dates of Congress), click here.
  • Train: Benefit from a 30% discount on all trains (on the total fares).

Remember when travelling that you must have with you a printed copy of your letter of registration confirmation in the congress together with this discount pass (if you have used it).

What should I pack?

  • Coat: It can be cold in Madrid in November.
  • Comfy shoes: To walk around the city and visit landmarks.
  • Professional clothes: To wear during all sessions and activities you attend.
  • Casual clothes: To wear in the congress dinner and visit the city.
  • Note-taking tools: Laptops, notebook, tablet, etc. We will provide paper and a pen!
  • Water and snacks: We recommend you bring your own bottle of water and something to eat between sessions if you have free time. You can also buy them at the cafe.
  • Business cards: Do not lose the opportunity to provide your business card to other professionals with whom you are interested to keep in touch after the congress.
  • Step down voltage converters and transformers: If you come from a non-European country, you should note that Europe runs on 220V. A transformer and universal adapter can be useful to use your electronic devices. You can also buy it in Madrid!
  • Your personal schedule: Check the online schedule to identify the sessions you want to attend and elaborate your own schedule. Set up some time for networking and establish new connections with researchers and professional from other countries.
  • Poster: Do not forget to bring the poster with you.
  • A backup file of your poster or presentation: We recommend that you back up your poster and/ or oral presentation in a USB drive, DVD, laptop or your email.
  • Lots of enthusiasm to learn and enjoy of these intensive days in Madrid!

What sessions should I attend at the congress?

  • Plenary sessions: Learn from renowned professionals in clinical psychology and child and adolescent health.
  • Symposium: Participate as an assistant in expert meetings.
  • Tables of communications: researchers and practitioners from around the world will share with us the most important results of their research.
  • Meetings with the experts: Learn and discuss with experts in a warm and friendly atmosphere.
  • Applied sessions: Practice your skills!
  • Workshops: Learn about iconic therapy for the treatment of emotional instability, how to develop psychological strength in childhood or the use of drawing for children’s psychological evaluation. Remember that you must register in the workshop in order to attend them.
  • Workshop 4: It is aimed at professionals and parents (for this workshop is not necessary to be registered at the congress). “Growing up playing. The sensitive periods, key in child development during early childhood.” Make your own registration!
  • Presentation of new books: Meet the authors of the most popular books in clinical practice with children and adolescents. You can buy these books at the stand of Pirámide publisher. Get your book signed by them!
  • Poster sessions: Promote your work and get new ideas from what others are doing in your field of study. A fantastic opportunity to network!
  • Advices:

-Select the sessions that you are interested in attending. Make time for networking, strolling, shopping and exploring the city. Make your stay in Madrid a complete experience!
-Sessions are held at the Hotel NH Eurobuilding Madrid Collection. Check the sessions that you plan to attend and session’s rooms in the program. You can find their locations in the map, which will be included in the material for attenders.

 

What should I do before I leave for the congress?

  • Select the sessions and activities that you want to attend.

– Check online the program updated.
– Identify key people you want to meet, select the sessions in which they participate, and think how to present to converse with them.

  • Contact relevant professionals and researchers in your field of study few weeks ahead of time to express your interest in meeting them, and ask them if they would have time to meet you for a coffee or dinner. You can see who will be attending by consulting the scientific program in the conference website. Setting up a meeting in advance makes easier networking. Cheer up!

– This meeting can provide feedback on your research (grants and projects, publications, etc.)
– If you set up a meeting with somebody, make sure to read their latest publications before attending the congress.

  • If you are presenting:

-Oral communication: Practice your presentation according to the time you have (10 minutes).
-Poster: Prepare a brief presentation (10 minutes) if your paper is one of the finalists. The oral defense of the selected posters will take place on Friday 20 at 5:30 pm in the conference venue. * Schedule subject to change by the organization.
– Prepare your presentation/poster according to the information and recommendations about formatting. Check them by clicking here.
– Check the time and day you present your work (you will be informed by email a few weeks before the congress).
What should I do during the congress?

  • If you present a communication: Find the room where you will be presenting in advance (1 hour before). Arrive on time to your own presentation!
  • Meet other attendees and speakers: We all love that others are interested in our research and /or professional work. Do not let shame slow you down to know important people in your field and with whom you can work with in the future!
  • When to introduce you to the speakers: People often approach the speakers after finishing their speech. The sessions are followed one another, so it is convenient to leave the room early to start the next session, in order to respect the congress schedule. We recommend you to take advantage of the poster sessions and breaks to introduce you and provide your business card to the speakers.

 What should I do when I get home from the congress?

  • Follow up with people you met during the congress and answer questions or issues. Keep in touch with them!

Details

Start:
November 19, 2015
End:
November 21, 2015
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