Top 9 Reasons to Register Today

9 Top Notch Speakers!

Mario Alvarez-Jimenez, associate professor at University of Melborne and Head of e-Health at Orygen Youth Mental Health will discuss how using social media can foster long-term recovery.

Sarah-Jayne Blakemore, professor of cognitive neuroscience at University College London will talk about the development of the brain and social cognition in adolescence.

Edward T. Bullmore, head of psychiatry at University of Cambridge will talk about Sculpting the Teenage Brain.

Helen Fisher,senior lecturer in Social Genetic & Developmental Psychiatry at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Nuroscience at King’s College London will talk about what makes trauma tramatic… and for whom.

Takao Hensch, professor of neurology and molecular and cellular biology at Harvard University will present mechanisms underlying critical periods of brain development.

Steven E. Hyman
, director for the Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard gives clues from genomics and new approaches to prevention.
Nev Jones, assistant professor at Unviersity of South Florida and Yale University School of Medicine will talk about re-imagining early intervention through the lens of structural competency and co-production.

John M. Kane, chairman of psychiatry at the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine and Zucker Hillside Hospital; and senior vice president for Behavioral Health Services at Northwell Health will advise lessons learned form RAISE-ETP and strategies to reduce DUP.

Inez Myin-Germeys, professor of contextual psychiatry, KU Leuven will talk about emerging psychosis in daily life, momentary assessment and intervention.

Lessons From the International Community

Join your peers networking and sharing new ideas, uncovering the latest research in bio-psycho-social interventions for people at risk or in the early stages of experiencing mental ill health.     

Over 600 Early Intervention Speakers & Presentations

With 28 symposium sessions, 26 oral sessions and 380+ poster presentations, you’re going to learn a lot from leading mental health scientists.

Consumer Event

Stay tuned for a special announcement on a consumer dinner event hosted by the Broad Institute on Monday night at IEPA 11. Tickets will soon be available! 

Award Presentations

From the Richard J. Wyatt Award to Angelo Cocchi Award, the Future Leaders Awards and the newly founded Larry J. Siedman Award for Oustanding Mentorship, IEPA Members are internationally renown for ground breaking studies and expert leadership.  


If you’re looking for a career boost or way to meet like-minded people in the field of early intervention, go immediately to the IEPA conference account login and registration page. You’re bound to bump into old colleagues and new friends in Boston who are just as fanatic as you are in early intervention in mental health.


All speakers MUST register to attend the conference.

If your submission has been accepted and you haven’t yet registered to attend the IEPA 11 conference, we ask that you please register now so that we can finalize the 2018 program and prepare the abstract book for printing. Presenters not registered by 31st July 2018 may have their abstract excluded from the IEPA 11 Abstract Program Book.

 Attendees must have an IEPA conference account to complete registration. Conference accounts are NOT linked to your membership number; these are two separate numbers. If you have already submitted an abstract, please use the same email to login.

IEPA Membership Application Deadline  
for Regular Registration is 3rd August 2018

IEPA Members receive discounted registration rates at all IEPA international conferences. The last day to apply for membership and receive discounted registration rates at IEPA 11 in Boston is Friday, 3rd August 2018.

IEPA 11 Virtual Conference

IEPA has been recording conference sessions since 2012. If recording at IEPA 11, all speakers will participate unless they advise they wish to OPT OUT. If you decide that you don’t want to be part of it, you must inform the onsite technician NOT to record your session.

IEPA11 Accreditation

IEPA offers a Continuing Education Accreditation for certain U.S.  professionals
Registration is available to anybody with an interest in Early Intervention in Mental Health.

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Make A Donation

Donations are gratefully accepted to help support the registration efforts of people with lived experience to attend IEPA11. No donation is too small.



The IEPA 11 Program is available on our website.

Plenary Presentations
Symposium Presentations
Oral Presentations
Poster Presentations


The 3rd International Symposium Promoting Recovery of Young People Experiencing Mental Illnesses: iFEVR and iphYs Joint Meeting
Join us for this special post-conference event at Massachusetts Mental Health Center. Registration is $30 and is strictly limited to the first 100 people. Register Now 


“Bolts from the Blue” 

Abstract Submission Deadline EXTENDED TO 14 August 2018

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Advancing Early Psychosis Clinical Care in the U.S.: Innovations from the Field

*Registration is required*

8:00 AM-3:00 PM  

Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018

The Westin Copley Place, Boston, MA

Evidence-based treatment programs for first episode psychosis (FEP) have increased 20-fold since 2008, with over 200 Coordinated Specialty Care (CSC) teams operating in 49 states.
This one-day educational conference, to coincide with the 11th International Conference on Early Intervention in Mental Health, will draw together national experts in CSC implementation along with clinicians from newly established community programs.