General Information

Date and Venue
From October 21st to 24th, 2020
Porto Alegre – RS

Secretariat office – hours for registrations:
• 20th October – 3:00pm to 7:00pm
• 21st, 22nd and 23rd October – 7:30am to 7:00pm
• 24th October – 7:30am to 2:00pm

Scientific Activities Timetable
• 21st October – 10:00am to 7:00pm
• 22nd and 23rd October – 9:30am to 7:00pm
• 24th October – 9:30am to 2:00pm

Target Audience
Psychiatrists and doctors of other specialties, other health professionals, especially those
related to mental health, and students.

Official Language
The official language of the 38th Brazilian Congress of Psychiatry is Portuguese. There
will be simultaneous translation in some scientific sessions – Portuguese / English /

During the 38th Brazilian Congress of Psychiatry special buses will run between the
main hotels and the Convention Center, departing in the morning and returning after the
closing of the scientific activities.

• The Congress Registration fee includes participation in scientific activities, except
courses, the Congress material, “EXCEPT FOR ACCOMPANYING PERSON”
category, and participation at the Opening Ceremony.
• The fee for “ACCOMPANYING PERSON” includes participation at the Opening

Ceremony only
• Clinical Cases, Psychiatric Reports Sessions, Talk with especialist and How I treat/ How I Perform Sessions are open only for Members of the Brazilian Association of Psychiatry – ABP, Members of the “Sociedad Española de Psiquiatría”, “Sociedad Española de Psiquiatría Biológica”, Members of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, Members of the “Sociedade Portuguesa de Psiquiatria e Saúde Mental”, Members of the “Asociación de Psiquiatría de América Latina” and Members of the “Asociación de Psiquiatras Argentinos”.

Parallel Exhibition
From November, 21st to 24th, at FIERGS – Porto Alegre – Brazil

  • 21st October – 7:30am to 7:00pm
  • 22nd and 23rd October – 8:00am to 7:00pm
  • 24th October – 08:00am to 2:00pm
  • The access of non-doctors delegates to the pharmaceutical industry exhibition area
    will be subject to the rules of the Brazilian National Health Surveillance Agency –
  • For information about available booths and other forms of sponsorship:

Executive Secretariat of the 38th BCP
Associação Brasileira de Psiquiatria – ABP
Phones: + 55 (21) 2199-7500