GENERAL INFORMATION


CONGRESS VENUE
Hotel Slavonia, Duga St. 1, 32100, Vinkovci, Croatia.

REGISTRATION DESK
The Registration Desk will open an half an hour before the beginning of the sessions and close half an hour after the end of the sessions.

OFFICIAL LANGUAGES
Official languages are Croatian and English. Simultaneous translation will not be provided.

LETTER OF INVITATION
Organizing Committee will issue the Letter of Invitation upon request, to be used for visa application and for your employer. Please send your request to the Congress Agency e-mail: : goran.grbic@btravel.pro.

OFFICIAL BADGES
All registered participants with registration fee paid will get Congress badges and are obliged to wear them during the scientific and social program.

CONGRESS EXHIBITION
During the Congress, an industrial exhibition of medical manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies will be organized in the congress area.
More information about participate to the Congress are available at Offer for sponsors and exhibitors.
Companies interested in advertising their products at the exhibition and in the congress materials, Final Program with abstracts, should contact the Congress Agency.

INSURANCE
The Organizing Committee cannot accept responsibility for accidents or damage to participants or accompanying persons before, during or after the Congress. Participants are urged to make their own arrangements with respect to travel and health insurance. Upon registration, the participant accepts this provision.

MOBILE PHONES
Participants are kindly requested to keep their mobile phones in off position in the rooms where scientific sessions are being held.

INTERNET
Internet services will be available to all participants during the Congress.

CERTIFICATE OF ATTENDANCE
A Certificate of Attendance will be issued to all registered participants (Croatian Medical Chamber and Croatian Nursing Council)

IMPORTANT DATES AND DEADLINES:
Congress dates: October 16-19, 2019
Abstracts submission deadline: September 3, 2019
Abstract acceptance deadline: September 20, 2019
Lower registration fee deadline: August 20, 2019
Accommodation reservation deadline: September 16, 2019

WELCOME LETTER


Dear Colleagues,

It is my great honor and pleasure to invite you on behalf of the Organizing Committee to the 5th Croatian Congress on Side Effects of Psychopharmacs with international participation, to be held in Vinkovci, the oldest city of Europe, from 16 to 19 October 2019.

The intention of the Organizer is to bring together respectable lecturers who will present contemporary knowledge through lectures and
discussions and exchange knowledge and experience on side effects of psychopharmacs – their impact on the treatment of patients, health and
quality of life. It will be important to educate the patients on the issue of side effects of psychopharmacs for their successful participation in treatment as well as the interaction of psychopharmacs with drugs from other groups as a scientific and professional challenge in modern medicine.

Knowing the importance of this topic, I am convinced that the exchange of knowledge and experiences during the 5th Croatian Congress on Side
Effects of Psychopharmacs with international participation will enrich all participants with the latest knowledge of this issue we face in our daily
work. We invite all psychiatrists, neurologists, doctors of family medicine, nurses and technicians, pharmacists, representatives of the pharmaceutical
industry, students and everyone else interested to join us and actively participate in this important scientific meeting.

We will also try to spend pleasant moments in socializing and getting to know each other and beautiful Slavonia, and Vinkovci will certainly allow
us to do so.

With best regards and looking forward to seeing you soon!
Professor Ninoslav Mimica, MD, DSc, Primarius
Professor Ninoslav Mimica, MD, DSc, Primarius
Organizing Committee President
President of Croatian Society for Alzheimer’s Disease
and Old Age Psychiatry, CroMa

ORGANIZERS


CONGRESS VENUE

Hotel Slavonija
Vinkovci, Croatia
www.hotel-slavonija.eu

ORGANIZERS

• Croatian Medical Association
• Croatian Society for Alzheimer’s Disease and Old Age Psychiatry

UNDER THE AUSPICES OF

• Ministry of Health of the Republic of Croatia
• Ministry of Scienece and Education of the Republic of Croatia

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

President: Ninoslav Mimica

Secretary: Marina Gregurović

Members: Sanja Đaković Prištof, Viktorija Erdeljić Turk, Marijana Hodak
Ivanišević, Dubravka Kalinić, Oliver Kozumplik, Aida Križaj Grden, Suzana
Mimica, Senka Repovečki, Rajka Rigler-Kunović, Mirna Sisek-Šprem, Mira
Štengl Martinjak, Vlasta Vučevac, Danijela Žakić Milas

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

President: Ninoslav Mimica

Members: Marijana Braš, Veljko Đorđević, Trpimir Glavina, Oliver
Kozumplik, Antoni Novotni, Ivan Požgain, Vladimir Sabljić, Steven G.
Sclan, Marina Šagud, Suzana Uzun, Dinko Vitezić

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM


5th CROATIAN CONGRESS ON SIDE EFFECTS OF PSYCHOPHARMACS

WITH INTERNATIONAL PARTICIPATION
16-19 2019, VINKOVCI, CROATIA

TOPICS AND SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM

1. Side-effects of antipsychotics
2. Side-effects of antidepressants
3. Side-effects of anxiolytics
4. Side-effects of mood-stabilizers
5. Side-effects of antidementia drugs
6. Side-effects of other drugs
7. Interactions of psychopharmacs
8. Case reports of side-effects of psychopharmacs from clinical practice
9. Management of side-effects
10. Side-effects of psychopharmacs and compliance
11. Side-effects of psychopharmacs and quality of life
12. Reporting of side-effects of psychopharmacs
13. Other topics

IMPORTANT DATES AND DEADLINES:
Congress dates: October 16-19, 2019
Abstracts submission deadline: September 3, 2019
Abstract acceptance deadline: September 20, 2019
Lower registration fee deadline: August 20, 2019
Accommodation reservation deadline: September 16, 2019

ABSTRACTS


INSTRUCTIONS FOR WRITING AND SUBMITTING ABSTRACTS

Participants who would like to present an oral or poster presentation should submit an abstract for consideration by the Scientific Committee. The abstracts should be submitted in Croatian and English. The Scientific Committee will determine whether the abstract will be accepted for an oral or poster presentation.

The presenting author is required to ensure that all co-authors are aware of the content of the abstract before submission to the Congress agency, and of all communications thereafter.

Choose a topic:

In case co-authors are from different institutions, please enter a number after co-author's first name initial that matches the number of the institution. Example: Co-authors: Horvat I1, Tomic L2, Kovac M2

Institution: 1 Clinical Hospital Center Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia, 2 General Hospital Zadar, Zadar, Croatia

I WISH TO PARTICIPATE IN THE CONGRESS (please, choose one option)*:
oral presentationwith poster

SHORT DIRECTIONS FOR ABSTRACTS

• abstract should be written in Croatian or English
• abstract length: up to 350 words
• font should be Arial 10 pts
• abstract headlines should be written in capital letters Arial 12 pts
• the last name and first name initial of the author who will present the peper should be capitalized, without title
• initial letter of the co-author’s last name and initial of first name should be capitalized, without titles
• author’s and co-author’s name of institution, city and country
• author’s e-mail address
• text of the abstract: aim of the study, methods, results, and conclusion
• original abstracts will not be edited - linguistic accuracy is the responsibility of the author
• previously published abstract will not be accepted

Abstract:

Deadline for submitting abstracts: September 3, 2019

Deadline for accepting abstracts: September 20, 2019

INSTRUCTIONS FOR PRESENTATIONS

• presentations should be in Croatian or English
• computers onsite will be PC’s. Presentations should be in Microsoft PowerPoint (PPT), windows-based
environment. Macintosh users who want to submit presentations must export their presentation as a MS PowerPoint file
• PowerPoint format: A4 format or 16:9
• file format: Onsite organizers operating systems will include Microsoft Office 2013 and Windows 7. The following file formats are supported: .ppt or .pptx
• videos: Make sure that you compress the video. There are numerous different file formats and codecs, we recommend using .mp4 videos – H.264 video and AAC audio (MPEG-4 AVC). Other supported file formats are .mpg, .wmv and .avi
• projector format: The standard format of the projectors in the congress rooms will be 4:3
• speakers are kindly asked to prepare their presentations at least one hour before their lecture in the preparation area and give them to the Congress agency technician
• technical personnel will test-check the oral presentation(s) for compatibility and speakers will be given a final
opportunity for any last minute modifications
• speakers are kindly asked to give the technical personnel any special instructions they may have when in the
preparation room, not during the lecture
• please use the following PowerPoint template to create a presentation – soon!

POSTERS

• posters can be written in Croatian and English
• poster dimensions: 80 cm (width) x 100 cm (height)
• elements: title, list of authors, poster text (introduction, elaboration, conclusion), literature
• recommendations:
– avoid shading, underlining, and mixing different types of letters
– avoid capital letters

Posters will be displayed on billboards in the exhibition area throughout the duration of the Congress. The authors must be present next to their posters during the poster viewing in time according to the program. Posters should be brought in person. Supplies for poster mounting will be provided by the Congress agency.

BEST POSTER AWARD
The jury will award the author of the best poster. The award is a weekend package for two persons at the Hotel Slavonija in Vinkovci during a before agreed period.

Oral or poster presentation is not possible if the registration fee is not paid (excluding invited speakers).

INVITED SPEAKERS


Work experience
From 2016.- Head of Department for psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Split
From 2016 – Head of Department for psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Split
From 2015 – Head of Clinic for psychiatry, Clinic for Psychiatry, University Hospital
Centre Split, School of Medicine University of Split
From 2015 – Subspecialist in biological and forensic psychiatry
From 2014 – Primarius
From 1995 – Psychiatrist, Clinic for Psychiatry, University Hospital Centre Split,
School of Medicine University of Split
1992.-1995. – Psychiatry residency, Clinic for Psychiatry, University Hospital Centre Split
School of Medicine University of Split
Educational activities
Teaching psychiatry to medicine and dental medicine students, School of Medicine Split
Teaching psychiatry to nursing, physiotherapy and midwifery students, University of Split
Teaching Psychiatry at Postgraduate Specialistic, Faculty of Low, University of Split
Teaching psychiatry on postgraduate study of forensic, University of Split
Teaching psychiatry on Catholic Faculty of Theology, University of Split

One of the founders of the Choir “Split Doctors Singers” in 1988
Chief of Civil Protection KB Split 1992-1993.
Member of the Ethics Committee of the Medical School in Split in two terms.
A Permanent Judicial Expert since 1997
President of the Ethical Committee of the Croatian Psychiatric Association since October 2014, now in the second term
Member of the Managing Board of KBC Split since May 2016 (elected by the KBC Split Expert Board).
Member of the National Commission for Psychiatry at the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Croatia. since 2018.

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

• 2019 PhD degree in neuroscience
• 2017-present-established and constantly improving dementia outpatient clinic at the University Clinic of Neurology, Skopje, Macedonia
• 2016-Established DNA bank for genetic research in Alzheimer’s disease.
• 2018 March, founder and president of NGO Institute for Alzheimer’s Disease and Neuroscience
• 2016-present-participating and giving lectures at educational workshops and media to rise public and professional awareness about Alzheimer’s Disease
• Membership-Macedonian Neurology Society, Macedonian Physicians Society, Macedonian Medical Chamber, European Academy of Neurology-associate member, ECTRIMS Council member.
• Author and co-author of over 20 scientific papers, presented on international scientific meetings, 2 book chapters.
• Special interest in neurodegenerative disorders, movement disorders, neurogenetics, rare neurological disorders, neuroimmunology

WORK HISTORY

2010 – present Assistant professor of Neurology, Medical Faculty, University Ss Cyril and Methodius,
Skopje, Macedonia
2013 – present neurologist, University Clinic of Neurology, Skopje, Macedonia

• Experience with various neurological conditions including Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s, FTD, Lewy body Dementia, SCA, Dystonia, AIDS-Dementia complex
• Work at the Department of Neuroimmunology (Multiple Sclerosis, NMO spectrum disorders, Myasthenia gravis, AIDP, CIDP)
• Paraneoplastic syndromes
• Rare disease (Huntington’s, TTR-Amyloidosis, Wilson’s Disease)

Professor Ivan Požgain, MD, PhD is head of the Psychiatry clinic in University hospital centre Osijek and of the Psychiatry and psychological medicine department in the Faculty of medicine in „Josip Juraj Strossmayer University“ in Osijek. He is a member of the Residency training committee and of the Psychiatry committee at the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Croatia.

He is the president of the Health board of the Osiječko-baranjska county and the vice president of the Croatian psychiatric society.

His areas of professional and scientific expertise are forensic and social psychiatry and the questions of reorganising psychiatry in Croatia towards the psychiatry in the community. He authored dozens of papers published in domestic and foreign journals as well as books and psychiatry textbooks.

He organised several courses, congresses and simposia.

Professional Activities

Chief Research Officer, Jacksonville, FL and Berlin, Germany

Clinical Research (1/16 – Current), Jacksonville, Fl 32202, Miami, FL 33139 (clinical research &
contracting for military evaluations for psychiatric impairment)
Clinical (2006 – 12/15) – Private Practice, Miami, FL Clinical (1998 – 2006) – Consulting Clinical Psychologist, South Brooklyn Health Center, Brooklyn, New York
Academic (1988 – 2006) – Associate Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry, New York University Medical Center
Former (1998 – 2005) – Research Fellow, Abteilung fur Gerontopsychiatrie, Psychiatrische Klinik und Poliklinik Freie Universitat Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Former (1986-1988) – National Institute of Mental Health, Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Geriatric Psychiatry, New York University Medical Center, New York

Grants and Research Awards

Co-Principal Investigator, Behavioral and Psychotic Symptoms in Alzheimer’s Disease, National Institute on Aging (NIA)

Grants and Research Awards (Continued)

Principal Investigator (Consultant Investigator), Bayer, International Activities of Daily Living (ADL) Research Project (1994 – 1997), Bayer Pharma, AG, Wuppertal, Germany

Professional Qualifications

Licensure/Certification: February 12, 1990 (New York), December, 2003 (Florida)

1985-1986 Clinical Psychology Internship, (APA Approved), Post-Graduate Center for Mental
Health, New York,
1984 – 1985 University Pre-Doctoral Fellowship, Psychological & Counseling Center, Vanderbilt
University, Nashville, Tenn.
1983 – 1985 Clinical Psychology Externship, Tennessee Neuropsychiatric Institute, Department of
Psychiatry, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tenn.
1983 – 1984 Clinical Psychology Practicum, Psychological & Counseling Center, Vanderbilt
University, Nashville, Tenn.
Feb. 1982 – Psychodiagnostician, Secure Unit, Creedmoor Psychiatric Center, Queens Village
Oct. 1982 New York
1978 – 1979 Clinical Psychology Internship (Neuropsychology Specialization), Central Islip
Psychiatric Center & Department of Psychiatry, State University of New York – Stony
Brook

Education

1986 Ph.D. Degree – Clinical & Developmental, Psychology – APA Approved
Department of Psychology, Peabody College, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn.

Ph.D. Dissertation: Dynamic Assessment and Thought Disorder in Paranoid and Nonparanoid Schizpohrenic Patients

1977 M.A. Degree – Experimental Psychology, Department of Psychology, George Mason
University, Fairfax, Va.

M.A. Thesis: Three Types of Perceptual Disabilities in Learning Disabled Children

1972 B.A. Degree – Psychology & Biology, George Washington University, Washington, D.C.

My formal, educational, experiences at Vanderbilt University and NYU Medical Center have provided me with a strong background in both clinical and clinical/experimental psychopharmacology as evidenced by many publications and pharmaceutical consulting.

Presentations
More than fifty scientific presentations to international and national organizations over a 15 year period.

1982-1988; School of Medicine, University of Zagreb
1989-1990; Rotating internship, Institute for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Zagreb
1991-1993; Postgraduate study in Clinical Pharmacology, School of Medicine, University of Zagreb
1993-1997; Psychiatric Residency at University Hospital Centre Zagreb, Department of Psychiatry
2001-2002; Post doctorate study at School of Medicine, University of Zagreb
April 2007; PhD Degree at School of Medicine, University of Zagreb
July 2014-Chief of Unit for Schizophrenia, Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Centre Zagreb
September 2012- Assistant Professor, School of Medicine, University of Zagreb
2010-; Coordinator for e-learning in Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Zagreb
2008-2012; Assistant in Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Zagreb
2011-July 2014; Chief of Intensive Care Unit for Mood Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Centre Zagreb
2009-2011; Chief of Unit for Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders as a part of Unit for Integrative Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Centre Zagreb
1997-2008; Ward Physician at the Unit for Biological Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Centre Zagreb
1993-1997; Psychiatric Resident at University Hospital Centre Zagreb, Department of Psychiatry
1991-1993; Pharmaceutical Company „Pliva“
Head of the projects “Predictors of treatment response in schizophrenia”, sponsored by University of Zagreb, BM106 and “The influence of religiosity on treatment outcome in depression: clinical and biochemical parameters”, sponsored by University of Zagreb, BM126, investigator in several projects, invited speaker at numerous international and national conferences, author/co-author of 50 research articles
Professor Dinko Vitezić, MD, PhD is a specialist in Clinical Pharmacology employed at the University of Rijeka School of Medicine Rijeka, and the University Hospital Centre Rijeka, Croatia. Professor Vitezić is the author of number of publications in different medical journals, co-editor of a textbook Fundamentals of Clinical Pharmacology (first edition 2007, in Croatian) and Clinical Pharmacology (second edition 2014, in Croatian), author of texts in the field of clinical pharmacology published in several textbooks (25 different chapters). Most of professor Vitezić research, teaching, clinical work and publications have been in the field of clinical pharmacology especially in assessing the value of drugs, drugs reimbursement, pharmacoeconomics, medicine policy and clinical trials. He was an invited speaker, a member, and a chairman on several international and national conferences and meetings.

Professor Vitezić is a president of the Croatian Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Croatian Medical Association and a president of the Section for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research, a president of the first ten regional Congresses on Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research and EACPT Focus Meeting 2016. Furthermore, he is a member of the Council of the European Association of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (EACPT) and a vice-president of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) Section for clinical pharmacology.

He is also the representative in the Committee for Orphan Medicinal Products (COMP) and Clinical Trials in the European Medicines Agency (EMA), Amsterdam, The Netherlands. He has been involved in the drug regulatory field as an expert for drugs (Drug Committee of the Ministry of Health and Croatian Agency for Medicinal Products and Medical Devices) and he was a chairman, a vice-chairman and a present member of the Drug Committee, Croatian Health Insurance Company. He was a chairman and a member of the Central Ethical Committee of the Republic of Croatia (for clinical drug trials), and present chairman of the Ethical Committee of the University of Rijeka Medical School and a chairman of the Committee for Clinical Trials of the University Hospital Centre Rijeka. Further, he has performed, and he is still performing different duties in the field of drugs.

REGISTRATION FEES

Paid by 20/08/19 Paid by 20/08/19
Medical doctors, specialists € 146,00 € 175,00
Residents, psychologists, social workers,
social pedagogues, pharmacists, neuroscientists
€ 120,00 € 146,00
Nurses and technicians € 95,00 € 110,00
Undergraduate students* € 45,00 € 45,00
Accompanying persons € 95,00 € 110,00
Retired doctors GRATIS GRATIS
Daily fee € 80,00 € 95,00
Exhibitor firm representative at the exhibition stand € 95,00 € 95,00

* does not apply to students of masters and doctoral studies
VAT is included.

Full registration fee includes:
• Admission to all congress sessions, poster and exhibition areas and social program
• Congress materials (Final Program, USB stick with Supplement of Pharmaca journal with abstracts, congress bag, certificate of attendance)

Registration for students* includes:
• Admission to all congress sessions, poster and exhibition areas
• Congress materials (Final Program, USB stick with Supplement of Pharmaca journal with abstracts, congress bag, certificate of attendance)

*Note: Registration form for students must be accompanied by documentation confirming their status and addressed to the Congress agency BTravel Ltd.

Daily fee includes:
• Admission to all congress sessions, poster and exhibition areas and social program for that day
• Congress materials (Final Program, USB stick with Supplement of Pharmaca journal with abstracts, congress bag, certificate of attendance)

Registration fee for accompanying persons includes participation in the social program.

CANCELLATION AND REFUNDS

Terms of cancellation

• All cancellations of Congress registration, which must include your full bank account details, should be sent in writing to the Congress Agency BTravel Ltd. Cancellations received no later than September 16, 2019 will be refunded in full except administrative fee of 15% after the Congress.
• Cancellations received after September 16, 2019 will not be refunded.

REGISTRATION


PERSONAL INFORMATIONS

Medical doctors, specialists (175,00 €)Residents, psychologists, social workers, social pedagogues, pharmacists, neuroscientists (146,00 €)Nurses and technicians (110,00 €)Undergraduate students* (45,00 €)Accompanying persons (110,00 €)Retired doctors (Gratis)Daily fee (95,00 €)Exhibitor firm representative at the exhibition stand (95,00 €)


PAYER'S INFORMATION


CONDITIONS
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PAYMENT
Bank payment procedure: After receiving your completed registration form, we will send you an offer within 48 hours to make your payment.

NOTE:
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CANCELLATION AND REFUNDS

Terms of cancellation

• All cancellations of Congress registration, which must include your full bank account details, should be sent in writing to the Congress Agency BTravel Ltd. Cancellations received no later than September 16, 2019 will be refunded in full except administrative fee of 15% after the Congress.
• Cancellations received after September 16, 2019 will not be refunded.


ACCOMMODATION


The accommodation is organized in Hotel Slavonija (www.hotel-slavonija.eu) with special congressional prices. For booking accommodation and payment please contact Congress agency.

HOTEL SLAVONIJA 4*
Hotel Slavonija


HOTEL SLAVONIA **** - price at single room - per person per day – 57,00 €HOTEL SLAVONIA **** - price at double room - per person per day – 47,00 €

Number of nights:

PRICE INCLUDES ACCOMMODATION PER PERSON PER DAY ON THE BASE OF HALF BOARD (BREAKFAST AND LUNCH) WITH ALL TAXES INCLUDED.



IMPORTANT: After receiving the form, in 48 hour we will send you an offer and we kindly ask you to pay the amount. The final accommodation booking will be considered after the payment has been received.

All other extra costs are paid by each participant separately: mini bar, telephone, parking, wellness services etc. before leaving the hotel reception.

Cancellation & refund policy:
• Please send your cancellations in writing to goran.grbic@btravel.pro
Cancellation of accommodation after September 16, 2019 – the cost of the cancellation is 100%

NOTE: We kindly ask you to pay the full amount of your stay at the hotel before the start of the meeting, otherwise, your reservation will be canceled.

KONTAKT


Information about scientific program

prof. prim. dr. sc. Ninoslav Mimica, dr. med.
Bolnička cesta 32, HR-10090 Zagreb, Hrvatska
T +385 (0)1 3780 678
@ ninoslav.mimica@bolnica-vrapce.hr

Technical organization information
Registration, accommodation, congress information for participants, exhibitors, advertisers, and sponsors, technical organization:

CONGRESS AGENCY :

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Maksimirska 112a, 10 000 Zagreb, Hrvatska

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