Presidents of the conference



Prof. Giuseppe Bersani
Universidad “La Sapienza”, Italia
Prof. Peter Valdes-Sosa
Centro de Neurociencias de Cuba
Prof. Gino Yu
Polytechnic University of Hong Kong (China)
Prof. Ornella Corazza
University of Hertfordshire (UK)

Comité Científico

Giuseppe Bersani - Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Ornella Corazza - University of Hertfordshire, UK
Gino Yu - Polytechnic of Hong Kong, Cina
Naomi Fineberg - University of Hertfordshire, UK
Donatella Marazziti - University of Pisa, Italy
David Benjamin - Boston, USA
Vicknasingam Balasingam - Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia
David Anthony - King’s College of London, UK

Peter Valdes-Sosa - Vice-Director Centro Neurociencias, Cuba
Mitchell J. Valdés Sosa - Director Centro Neurociencias, Cuba
Antonio J. Caballero Moreno - Hosp. Universitario “E. Cabrera”, Cuba
Enrique De Jongh - Presidente Sociedad Neurología y Neurocirugía, Cuba  
Amaray Cabrera Muñoz - Hosp. Psiquiátrico de La Habana, Cuba
Nibaldo Hernàndez Mesa - Presidente Sociedad  de Neurociencias,  Cuba
Carmen Borrego - Ministerio Salud Publica, Cuba

Organized by


We are pleased to announce that the III International NeuPsyco Congress “From known to new. Neuroscience and mental health, creativity and innovation” will be held on 6-8 November 2017 in La Habana, Cuba.

The first two editions of the conference were extremely successful events to share knowledge and strengthen collaboration among multidisciplinary researchers and professionals at the international level.

The conference is jointly organised by Sapienza University of Rome, the Cuban Neurosciences Center and the Polytechnic University of Hong Kong.

Objectives of the conference

The main objectives of this conference are:
- Sharing information on innovative technologies applied to human health, wellbeing and mental health
- Exploring the role of creativity and self-development in intersubjectivity, personal transformation and neuroscience
- Discussing the latest developments in clinical, psychological, neurobiological and anthropological research in neuropsychiatry
- Identifying novel public health, ethical and legal implications of neuropsychiatry and neuroscientific resrarch
- Supporting networking, international dialogue and cross-cultural understanding of psychological wellbeing


- Innovative technologies applied to human health, wellbeing and mental health
- Psychophysiological assessments and interventions in body-mind connection and consciousness states
- The role of creativity in intersubjectivity and transformation. Creativity and self-development in neuroscience
- Enhancing doctors' wellbeing
- Psycho-Neurophysiology research in brain and mental disorders
- Neurotechnology advancements in the frontier of neuroscience and mental disorders: clinical research and application
- New tools of neuropsychological assessment and cognitive remediation in healthy people and patients with psychiatric disorders
- Neurostimulation and neuromodulatyion techniques
- Structural and functional neuroimaging
- Advancements in basic and clinical neuropsychofarmacology
- Clinical fallout of neuroscience advancements in neurology and psychiatry
- Neurotechnologies in neurosurgery and pain
- Informatics and telemedicine in neuroscience
- Ethical and legal implications of clinical and experimental neuroscience
- Developing creativity in neuropsychiatry and medical profession
- Art and medicine
- Cross-cultural understanding of mental wellbeing


Congress secretariat



SolyMed – Events in the World


MIND – Education and Research

in Neuroscience and Medicine

Preliminary program. Full details will be available shortly.

Day 1
Opening ceremony
Plenary Session
Consciousness and body - mind connection
- Technological innovations in neuroscience and mental health
- Patients’ and doctors’ psychological wellbeing
Day 2
Plenary Session
Frontiers in mental health
- Psychopharmacology between treatment and state of mind
- Neurostimulation in treatment and research
- Novel psychoactive substances and behavioral addictions
- Neurosurgery from treatment to wellbeing
- Developments in cognitive and social remediation in mental disorders

Personal Development, mental health and human potential
Day 3
Plenary Sessions
- The future of creative neuroscience
- Bioethics in neuroscience
Closing ceremony

Abstract submission

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Poster presentation format:

The size of the panels or poster boards are as follows: 120/150 cm, they can be used on both sides.

Instructions for abstract submissions

Deadline for abstract submission extended until 31st July 2017

Each abstract should follow the guidelines below:

  • Title
  • Author names
  • Institution
  • Email address of first author (normally the presenting author)
  • A maximum of 250 words
  • Subsections required for research abstracts (Introduction, Methods, Results, Conclusions).
  • Indication of preferred mode of delivery (Oral/Poster/No preference)

The space available for oral papers is quite limited. If you wish to present an oral paper please register early, and submit your abstract as soon as possible.

Below is the required format for abstract submission. Use Times New Roman in 12 point and 1.5 spacing, with the title underlined. The conference language will be English.

Oral papers should be 15 minutes in total (12 minutes, plus 3 minutes for questions).


Registration fee: 200,00 euro (100,00 euro for students, 80,00 euro for accompanying person). The registration includes participation at the scientific sessions, materials, certificate of attendance, welcome cocktail and lunches/coffee breaks.

Euro 200,00

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The conference will be held at the Havana International Conference Center (Hotel Palco, Palacio de Las Convenciones, La Habana, Cuba).