Dear Members,

Seasons Greetings!

With great pride and happiness, I take pleasure in informing all that the 26th National Conference of Indian Association for Social Psychiatry will be held from 29th Nov to 1st December 2019 at Bhubaneswar, Orissa. The theme of the conference is “Social Psychiatry in Digital Age”. Along with the presidential address and symposium on the above-mentioned theme, there will be invited lectures by experts, award papers and free papers/posters deliberating upon the wide array of issues in the area of social psychiatry.

For presenting in the free paper sessions, you are requested to submit two copies of abstracts for free papers. You are also invited to send proposals for symposia to be presented in the conference. The abstracts for free papers and/or proposals for symposia and workshops need to be submitted to the office of Secretary General, IASP latest by 31st August, 2019.

Prof Mamta Sood,
Secretary General IASP
Room no 4086 A, Department of Psychiatry
Teaching Block, All India Institute of Medical Sciences
Ansari Nagar, New Delhi -110029

You are also invited to submit nomination/papers for the following awards of IASP:

1. Balint Award 5. Dr. Venkoba Rao Oration Award
2. Dr G. C. Boral Award 6. Dr. BB Sethi Award
3. Dr N. N. De Oration Award 7. Dr JK Trivedi Award
4. Dr. V. K. Varma Award 8. Dr Anil Malhotra Award

Details about the awards are available on the IASP website at

Nominations along with six copies of the nominee’s bio-data should be submitted for the Dr N.N.De Oration Award and Venkoba Rao Oration Award. For the other six awards, four copies of the full paper need to be submitted. The submissions must reach by 31st August 2019 at the address given below. Any submission received, thereafter, will not be entertained.

Prof R K Chadda,
Room number 4084, Department of Psychiatry
Teaching Block, All India Institute of Medical Sciences
Ansari Nagar 110029, New Delhi

For any information regarding the conference, please contact

Dr Susanta Kumar Padhy,
Department of Psychiatry
Room No 337, Academic Block, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
Sijua, Patrapada, Bhubaneswar
Mob: +91-9463895852 (WhatsApp) / 8054831604 (Mob)

The fee structure for the registration of the conference is as follows:

Delegate Up to 30th September 2018 Up to 31st October 2018 On Spot
IASP Member Rs. 5000/- Rs. 6000/- Rs. 7500/-
Non Member Rs. 5500/- Rs. 6500/- Rs. 8000/-
Accompanying Person Rs. 3500/- Rs. 4000/- Rs. 5000/-
UG & PG Medical Students & PhD Scholars. Rs. 3500/- Rs. 4000/- Rs. 5000/-
SAARC/AFPA Delegate Rs. 5000/- Rs. 6000/- Rs. 7500/-
Overseas Delegate USD 250 USD 300 USD 375
Corporate Delegate Rs. 25000/- Rs. 25000/- Rs. 25000/-
Please invite your colleagues interested in Social Psychiatry to apply for Life Fellowship or Life Associate Membership (depending on eligibility). Details and application forms can be obtained from the Secretary General or can be downloaded from

Looking forward to your active and valuable participation in the conference,

Yours sincerely,

(Dr Mamta Sood)
Secretary General, IASP