European Parliament Interest Group on Mental health, Well being and Brain Disorders
in cooperation with the European Brain Council

Thursday 22 September 2011

Mental Health and Brain Disorders

AGENDA

Chairs:     Nessa Childers MEP, Marian Harkin MEP,  Jean Lambert MEP & Antonyia Parvanova MEP

Welcome and introduction

Key note speech:
The evolution of the science of the brain versus the evolution of the science of mental health – parallels and diversions
Anton Grech, Senior Lecturer, University of Malta
IG 20110922 Grech

The EU, mental health and brain disorders: next steps
Jurgen Scheftlein, European Commission, DG SANCO
Kevin McCarthy, European Commission, DG Research (tbc)

The ‘Meeting of minds’ project
Tinne Vandensande, Fondation Roi Baudouin
IG 20110922 MoM

Commentary:
Dolores Gauci, President GAMIAN-Europe
Mary Baker, President European Brain Council

Open discussion

Conclusions and close

Full report of IG meeting : Report IG 20110922:

Follow up: IG 20110922 PQ

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