Welcome to ISBD 2019

The International Society for Bipolar Disorders is pleased to advise the 21st Annual ISBD Conference: Global Advances in Bipolar Disorder and Depression will be held in Sydney Australia, March 20 – 23 2019, at the Sydney International Convention Centre.

Accreditation and Designation Statements

21st Annual Conference of the International Society for Bipolar Disorders 2019

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of PeerPoint Medical Education Institute, the International Society for Bipolar Disorders and ICMS, Pty.PeerPoint Medical Education Institute is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. PeerPoint Medical Education Institute designates the live format for this educational activity for a maximum of 25.5AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Supported by the NSW Government

Our Destination

Sydney, Australia

Australia’s largest, most cosmopolitan and exciting city has a style of its own. Endowed with natural beauty; a dynamic dining scene; an equal love of culture, the arts and sport; an exuberant spirit and near perfect climate, Sydney is one of the world’s most unforgettable places to visit.

Prof Helen Christensen
Prof Helen Christensen
Dr Sophia Frangou
Dr Sophia Frangou
Mr Matthew Johnstone
Mr Matthew Johnstone
Dr Gregory De Moore
Dr Gregory De Moore
Prof Eduard Vieta
Prof Eduard Vieta
Prof Allan Young
Prof Allan Young
Prof Patrick McGorry AO
Prof Patrick McGorry AO
Dr Ana Andreazza
Dr Ana Andreazza

Host Organisation

ISBD

In response to the need for further awareness, education and research on this severe mental illness, the International Society for Bipolar Disorders (ISBD) was created. The ISBD is growing in  membership with an elected board representing 9 countries and a membership representing 54 countries. The ISBD is a major source for emerging research and clinical data on bipolar disorders and is the only bipolar focused, research-oriented Society working to bring this data to patients, families and other mental health professionals working on the front lines of bipolar care.

ICC Sydney is Asia Pacific’s premier integrated convention, exhibition and entertainment precinct, underlining Sydney’s place as one of the world’s most desirable meeting and event destinations and providing the ideal platform to collaborate and innovate. In the heart of Sydney, ICC Sydney is located in the active precinct of Darling
Harbour on Cockle Bay.

Reasons to attend

Learn

A premier scientific program with a variety of sessions, keynote lectures, networking events, and industry symposium.

Share

An opportunity to share and present research to your colleagues from around the world.

Experts

Join pioneering international speakers ready to discuss their latest findings.

Workshops

An amazing selection of pre-conference workshops led by international experts.

Opportunity

The only conference that brings together clinicians, health professionals, and patients on the front lines of bipolar care, to learn from each other.