20/22 settembre 2012 SHANGHAI The 3rd Chinese Psychoanalytic Congress (2nd announcement)


The 3rd Chinese Psychoanalytic Congress
20-22, September 2012, Shanghai, China
Second Announcement

The 3rd Chinese Psychoanalytic Congress will be held from 20 – 22 September 2012 at the Everbright International Convention and Exhibition Center in Shanghai, China. This Congress is jointly organized by Shanghai Mental Health Center and Psychoanalytic Committee of Chinese Mental Health Association.

The theme of the 2012 Congress is “The Clinical Practice of Psychoanalysis in China Today”, which reflects the commitment to the past and the future in developing psychoanalysis in China. The Congress will provide the opportunity of working with the nationally- and internationally- known scholars, distinguished clinicians and participants in a multidisciplinary peer support network to focus on a variety of important issues and topics. The 2012 Chinese Psychoanalytic Congress promises to be one of the best and offers you exciting experiences including the development of new clinical approaches, refinement of therapeutic methods, exchange of clinical and empirical knowledge with colleagues, exposure to current research and theory, and new thinking on values and challenges for psychoanalytic practice in a modernizing society.
The congress will offer formats including key lectures, open lectures, workshops and open session panels on special topics and original scientific paper sessions.


President: Zeping Xiao

Advisory Committee: Heqin Yan, Decan Shen, Huayu Yang

Academic Committee:

Chairs: Zeping Xiao, Qijia Shi

Members: Zhong Cong, Benyu Guo, Datong Huo, Yifu Ji, Xianzhang Men, Wei Qing, Heyong Shen, Xiaobo Su, Jun Tong, Haowei Wang, Heming Wu, Wei Xiong, Fengchi Yang, Tianbu Zhang, Mei Zhao

Secretariat: Yong Xu, Zuo Sai

Organizing Committee:

Chairs: Yifeng Xu, Yunping Yang

Members: Wenhong Chen, Xiaoming Jia, Xiaolong Li, Tao Ling, Jianyin Qiu, Bin Xie, Yong Xu, Qifeng Zeng, Haiyin Zhang, Min Zhao, Jie Zhong (in alphabetical order)

Secretariat: Jianyin Qiu, Qing Wan

International Advisory Committee:Manfred Cierpka, Cláudio Laks Eizirik, Mattias Elzer, Alf Gerlach, Antjie Haag, Maria Teresa Hooke, Peter Loewenberg, Tomas Plaenkers, Wolfgang Senf , Sverre Varvin

Speakers invited

Charles Hanly (Canada)  President of International Psychoanalytical Association
Training Analyst at the Toronto Institute of Psychoanalysis

David Bell (UK)    President of British Psychoanalytic Society,
Training and supervising analyst of the British Psychoanalytical Society

Jorge Canestri (Italy) Chair of the IPA International News Group Committee
Training and Supervising Analyst of Italian Psychoanalytic Association and of the Argentine Psychoanalytic Association

Peter Loewenberg (USA) Chair of IPA China Committee
Training and Supervising Analyst of the New Center for Psychoanalysis, Los Angeles

Alf Gerlach (Germany)  Member of IPA China Committee
Training and Supervising Analyst, German Psychoanalytic Association

Julian Lousada (UK)  Chair at British Psychoanalytic Council
Consultant Psychotherapist at Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust

Sverre Varvin (Norway)   Member of IPA China Committee
Training and Supervising Analyst of Norwegian Psychoanalytic Society

Maria Teresa Hooke (Australia) Member of IPA China Committee
Training and Supervising Analyst of the Australian

Psychoanalytical Society
Allan Tasman(USA)  Professor and Chair of Dept. of Psychiatry andBehavioral Sciences, University of Louisville School of Medicine
Past President of American Psychiatric Association

Clara Nemas(Argentina) Member of the IPA China Committee
Training Analyst of the Buenos Aires Psychoanalytic Association

David Scharff (USA)  Co-director of the International Psychotherapy Institute
Vice-President of the International Association for Couple and Family Psychoanalysis

Barrie Richmond (USA) Child and adolescent psychoanalyst of the ChicagoInstitute of Psychoanalysis

Tomas Plaenkers (Germany) Training and Supervising Analyst, German  Psychoanalytic Association

Zeping Xiao (China) Director of Psychoanalytic Committee of the Chinese Mental Health Association

Yunping Yang (China) Vice-Director of Psychoanalytic Committee of the Chinese Mental Health Association

Qijia Shi (China) Vice-Director of Psychoanalytic Committee of the Chinese Mental Health Association

 Call for papers

The congress invites individuals to submit papers.
Theme of the congress:The Clinical Practice of Psychoanalysis in China Today

Process and effect research for psychoanalytic therapy
Clinical application of psychoanalytic therapy in different populations
Psychoanalytic case formulation
Neuropsychoanalysis related research
Clinical practice and research in child and adolescent psychoanalysis
Clinical practice and research in marriage and family psychoanalysis
Training and education research in psychoanalytic therapy
Theoretical research in psychoanalysis
Cross-cultural research in psychoanalysis
The values and meanings of psychoanalysis in the present society
Other related topics and issues of psychoanalysis

Submission Guidelines:

1. The submitted paper or article should be unpublished and will be peer-reviewed.

2. The full paper or article in Chinese must be not more than 4000 words with an abstract both in Chinese and English, while an English paper and article must not be more than 6000 words with an English abstract. A Chinese abstract must be not more than 200-300 words and an English abstract not more than 600 words (The requirement for structured abstract: abstract of research paper should be submitted with the format of “objective, method, results and conclusions”; the abstract for review and other types of paper should concisely clarify the main points).
3. The paper should be edited and written in a Word document. The paper type must be A4.
4. The submitted paper should indicate the name, affiliated institute, address and zip code of the author.
5. A brief résumé of the first author should be attached in the end of the paper.
6. E-mail your full paper and abstract to this address: 2012cpc.smhc@gmail.com. You will receive the feedback from the congress within 14 days of your submission.
7. The submitted paper will not be returned, if the paper hasn’t been accepted by the congress. Please keep a copy of your paper.
Deadline for submission: July 15, 2012
10. We will inform you the decision of acceptance for your submission as early as possible, no later than July 20, 2012.

Pre-conference workshop

Date: September 18-19, 2012
Payment: Pre-register is needed. Email us at 2012cpc.smhc@gmail.com
For international scholars and participants, we only provide on-site payment.