Events & Conferences

11th Annual conference on the treatment of personality disorders

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When:      Friday 3 and Saturday 4 November 2017

Where:   University of Wollongong

10th ANNUAl Conference on the Treatment of Personality Disorders 



When:    Friday 4 and Saturday 5 November 2016

Where:  University of Wollongong  

The Project Air Strategy for Personality Disorders, Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute, Wollongong University Clinical Psychology program and NSW Ministry of Health invite you to a one day Friday conference on the treatment of personality disorders, followed by a clinical workshop on Saturday. The theme “New Research Frontiers and Discoveries” provides a unique opportunity to be updated with the latest research in Australia and internationally. Experts in the field will present a variety of papers and posters covering topics including the carers perspective, research, and innovative service developments. 

This year the FRIDAY CONFERENCE will feature innovative new work by Professor Eric Fertuck from New York on "Synergy of mind and brain in Borderline Personality Disorder: A Social Neuroscience Approach".   

The SATURDAY WORKSHOP will allow delegates the opportunity to learn from the clinical skills of Professor Eric Fertuck as he provides a clinical workshop full of case illustrations, live displays of therapy and theory based on an "Introduction to the Theory and Technique of Transference-Focused Psychotherapy."

Final 2016 Conference and Workshop Program 

2016 brochure  

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Accommodation can be booked as part of the registration process above, or click here to go direct to the accommodation link

SEE presentations from our previous conferences. 

Borderline Personality Disorder Awareness Week

The Senate of the Commonwealth of Australia has declared the first week of October as Borderline Personality Disorder Awareness Week

Read the Senate declaration here.

There are activities and events throughout this week supporting BPD awareness, including an annual BPD conference.

For events see:

BPD Awareness Week Website
Project Air Strategy Events & Conferences
BPD Foundation


Last reviewed: 24 November, 2016