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2021 Congress of the Schizophrenia International Research Society

Join us at the 2021 Congress of the Schizophrenia International Research Society (SIRS) to be held in a virtual format, 17-21 April 2021. SIRS first North American annual congress in 2019 attracted almost 900 researchers from 38 countries. This year’s theme is Bringing Precision Medicine to Mental Health Services.

We invite you to submit your presentation for the 2021 Virtual Conference where you will have more ways than ever to interact with attendees! In addition to uploading an ePoster, each presenter will have the opportunity to submit a sound file with a voiceover of their presentation that attendees can view at any time during the conference. Each poster will have a public discussion board where attendees can post questions and comments for the presenter throughout the conference. The virtual conference platform will also offer a chat feature for individual or one-on-one messaging with attendees. Most importantly, presenters will have the opportunity to provide a link to a video conference room that will be made available during their designated poster session date and time so that attendees can drop in and chat with presenters face to face!  See the registration details, poster/oral submissions, honorific award submissions and Early Career Award submissions below!

Click here to see the call for proposals and the abstract submission categories and subcategories. 

DEADLINES

ABSTRACT SUBMISSIONS

Late Breaking Posters Deadline: 24 February 2021

AWARDS
Honorific Awards and Global Schizophrenia Award nominations are open. 2021 submissions are closed. Click here for SIRS awards information and details

CONGRESS REGISTRATION
Registration for the 2021 Congress is now open! Click the button below to see the registration details and to register for the virtual congress.

EARLY CAREER AWARDS
Submissions are now open for the 2021 Early Career Awards (formerly Travel Awards). Submissions CLOSED.

Networking/Roundtable Sessions

The 2021 Congress Networking/Roundtable sessions are brief 30-minute interactive sessions with a clear theme and will be moderated by a SIRS member. In order to organize the topics, please submit your theme, intended audience and overall description for consideration. We require that should you have any additional moderators to please include their full name in the overall description.

Themes should have a clear focus and must be explained within the submission itself. This submission is only eligible to SIRS Members. If you are not a SIRS Member and wish to join and submit a proposal, please click here to learn more about SIRS membership. The deadline to submit a proposal is Wednesdsay, 24 February.

Media Embargo Policy
Any press release issued by a presenter, the presenter’s employer, or any other outside person or entity about a presentation scheduled for the SIRS Congress must be embargoed until the time and date of the presentation and should be clear that it is not sanctioned by SIRS. This includes any detail of the abstract and the title.

Should you have a disability and need special accommodations, please contact the SIRS Executive Office at info@schizophreniaresearchsociety.org or 001.615.324.2370.

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