Congress History

Congress History

  • 7th World Congress on ADHD


    The 7th World Congress on ADHD was held from 25 - 28 April 2019 in Lisbon, Portugal.

    With 1,600 delegates the 7th World Congress on ADHD 2019 was a very successful congress. Participants from 64 countries attended 49 scientific sessions and the poster exhibition showing 295 posters of various topics that were presented in 28 guided poster tours.

    Top 10 countries were:
    Brazil, Germany, Spain, Switzerland, The Netherlands, United Kingdom, Sweden, Norway, Portugal, Denmark

    This is a great success and motivates us to start with the preparation of our next congress in 2021.

    Have a look at the picture gallery 2019.

    View final programme 2019

    Congress Evaluation 2019
  • 6th World Congress on ADHD


    From 20 - 23 April 2017 the 6th World Congress on ADHD was held for the first time outside of Europe in Vancouver, Canada.

    With nearly 1,000 delegates from more than 60 countries world wide the Vancouver meeting continues the succesful development of the World Congress on ADHD.

    New formats like the Late Breaking Discussion Theatre as well as the Grand Round have been well attended and been extremly positive responsed by the audience.

    Have a look at the picture gallery 2017.

    View final programme 2017
  • 5th World Congress on ADHD


    The 5th World Congress on ADHD was held from 28 - 31 May 2015 in Glasgow, Scotland.

    It was a very well-attended meeting with outstanding sessions and more than 1,600 delegates from 64 countries.

    Special thanks to these 2 outstanding scientific sessions:
    Keynote lecture in the opening ceremony
    That psychiatric genetics has taught us about the nature of psychiatric disorders and what there is left to learn
    Peter McGuffin, United Kingdom
    A role play clinical interview
    An ADHD evaluation of young John F. Kennedy
    Thomas E. Brown, USA

    Have a look at the picture gallery 2015.

    View final programme 2015
  • 4th World Congress on ADHD


    From 6 - 9 June 2013 the 4th World Congress on ADHD was held in Milan, Italy.

    More than 2,000 delegates from 87 countries joined the congress, which was a great success.

    View final programme 2013
  • 3rd World Congress on ADHD


    The 3rd International Congress on ADHD – From childhood to adult disease took place in Berlin, Germany, 26 - 29 May 2011.

    The well attended congress with 2,100 delegates promoted an excellent collection of scientific sessions based on suggestions of the members of the International Scientific Programme Committee.

    View final programme 2011
  • 2nd World Congress on 


    The 2nd International Congress on ADHD was held from 
    21 - 24 May 2009 in Vienna, Austria. 

    The charm of this city rich in history and culture, the famous “Viennese School of Medicine” and many extraordinary hot spots made the congress in the heart of the city a spectacular event. This congress was a big success and step forward gathering outstanding scientists on ADHD from all five continents with more than 1,700 attendees from 70 countries.

    View final programme 2009
  • 1st International Congress on ADHD 2007
    and 39th International Danube Symposium


    The combined congress of the 39th International Danube Symposium and 1st International Congress on ADHD in Würzburg, Germany, has presented high quality scientific sessions, starting on 2 June 2007 with the Opening Lecture on the Asperger's Syndrome by Professor Helmut Remschmidt, Germany.

    In the following days 14 Plenary Symposia, 25 Hot Topic Symposia, 26 Educational Seminars, 27 Guided Poster Tours and 3 Video Sessions were offered in an extremely attractive and stimulating scientific programme.