6th PAN National Conference (PANCONKTM2017)

6th National Conference of Psychiatrists’ Association of Nepal (PANCONKTM2017)

“Mental Health Access To All”

Venue: Hotel del' Annapurna, Kathmandu, Nepal

Date: 17-18 February 2017

Website: www.webpan.org

Email: pancon2017@gmail.com

Welcome Message from Organizers:


We are pleased to announce the 6th National Conference of the Psychiatrists’ Association of Nepal (PANCONKTM 2017) is going to be held on 17-18 February 2017 at Kathmandu. It is our privilege to extend a warm invitation to you for your valuable participation.

We at PANCONKTM 2017 are committed to enhance the scientific knowledge to deliver an enriching experience to the delegates. The Conference aims to bring together National and International mental health professionals to interact various issues of mental illness.

The theme of the conference is “Mental Health Access To All”

Kathmandu valley consists of three main cities of great historic and cultural interest, Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur. Kathmandu city is the gateway to Nepal Tourism and a premier cultural and economic hub of Nepal.  This event is a treat to watch in Kathmandu and is apt to make the conference memorable.

The organizing committee also takes its privilege to invite you to participate in the scientific sessions by submitting your abstracts.

Come and join us for an incredible Psychiatric Conference in Kathmandu, Nepal. We look forward to welcoming you to PANCONKTM 2017.

Organizing committee:

Organizing Chairman: Prof. Dr. Vidya Dev Sharma

Organizing secretory: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rabi Shakya (Cell: +977 9849440543)

Joint secretory: Dr. Rishav Koirala (Cell:  +977 9851111515)

Treasurer: Dr. Neena Rai (Cel: +977 9841335998)

Joint Treasurer: Dr. Ritesh Thapa (Cel: +977 9841556412)

PAN President: Prof Dr. Saroj Prasad Ojha (Cell.: +977 9851038299)

PAN General Secretary: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nirmal Lamichhane (Cell.: +977 9856030780)



Up to    January 10

Up to February 10


With Spouse

Single           With Spouse


NRs 3000      

+NRs 2500

NRs 4000    +NRs 3000

Nepalese Psychiatrists and mental health professionals

NRs 5000      

+NRs 2500

NRs 6000     +NRs 3000


USD 75$         

+USD 25$

USD 100$      USD 130$


USD 100$       

+USD 50$

USD 125$      USD 180$

Other accompanying person

Nepalese: NRs. 1000, SAARC:  USD 20$,

Non-SAARC: USD 25$

Registration after February 10th and On-spot registration will be charged the same as after January 10 but the Registration Kit cannot be guaranteed.

Registration includes:

o       16th February

·      Pick and drop from airport to venue (On prior notice)

·      Preconference dinner (On prior notice)

o       17th February

·      Conference Kit Bag (only for delegates)

·      Lunch, Hi-tea, Cocktail Dinner

·      Key note speech, Workshops, Symposia and Scientific Sessions

·      City tour for spouse, children and accompanying person

·      Evening 2 hours city tour to major sites in the city for interested guests

o       18th February

·      Lunch, Hi-tea, Cocktail Dinner

·      Scientific session and workshop

·      City tour for spouse, children and accompanying person

o       19th February

·      Breakfast

·      Checkout and pick and drop to Airport (on prior notice)

* Payments should be made in Nepalese Rupees or US Dollars.

Payment Information: Registration forms must be accompanied by full payment in order to be processed.

Confirmation: Please allow 3 days for e-mailed confirmation of your registration.

Online Payment Information:

1) Bank Name:               NIC Asia Bank Ltd.

2) SWIFT Code:              NICENPKA

3) A/c Holder Name:                Shangri-la Development Bank Ltd.

4) A/c No:                      1620155576524002

5) Deposited By:            

Depositor's name /Nepal Manochikitsak Sangh (PAN)AcNo:(00130000118557000001)

For Example: If depositor's name is XYZ , to transfer the fund in favor of Ms. Nepal Manochikitsak Sangh. Mention Deposited By

XYZ /Nepal Manochikitsak Sangh (PAN) Ac No: (00130000118557000001)

 Additional Instructions

Prepaid Advanced Registration must be electronically submitted, faxed or mailed before deadlines. Please use one form per person. If you should have problems registering, please get in touch with the contact persons.

Registration will be on first come first basis. Organizers reserve the sole right to disqualify doubtful applications.  

Scientific Program Information:

PANCONKTM 2017 scientific program will comprise of invited lectures, plenary sessions, symposia, focused workshops, stimulating debates, panel discussions, free papers and poster session.

All submissions should be done in word document format only, not by pdf format.

The abstracts should be sent to pancon2017@gmail.com, panemail2013@gmail.com

Last date for submission of symposia, workshops, free papers and poster abstracts: December 31st

Instructions for abstract:

·         All Abstracts are to be submitted online.

·         During the on-line submission process, mention the presenting author, the presenting author’s contact information, and the names and e-mail addresses of all co-authors.

·         Please ensure the e-mail address of the presenting author is accurate, as this will be the sole method of communication regarding acceptance.

·         There is a limit of 300 words for each abstract including Title, Introduction, Methodology, Results, Discussions and Key words. All abstracts must be provided in English. Abstracts cannot be edited after submission.

·         You will receive an e-mail confirmation of each submission


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Venue Hotel: Hotel de l' Annapurna 

Contact person: Mr. Atma Prasad Khanal, Sales Executive

Address: Kathmandu 44600

Phone: +977-1-4221711

Website: http://annapurna-hotel.com/

(Please contact him for special discount offered for PANCON 2017 delegates)


Official travel partner:

Adventure Outdoor Treks & Expeditions

Contact Person:  Mr. Kalyan Sharma

Tel: +977-1-4414367 / 4420984 / 4417615
Cell: +977-98510-34556 / 98511-34556
info@nepaltrips.com, kalyan@nepaltrips.com

Website: www.nepaltrips.com


Conference Secretariat:

Department of Psychiatry,

Patan Academy of Health Science,

Phone 01-5522266. ext 319.



Contact Persons:


Dr. Rabi Shakya

Email: shakya_rabi@yahoo.com

Dr. Rishav Koirala

Email: rishavk@gmail.com

Dr. Ritesh Thapa

Email: rits_thapa@hotmail.com 

What to expect

The scientific programme of the PANCONKTM2017 covers the entire spectrum of the field of mental health and related disorders.

The core programme will encompass the following topics:

  1. Neurocognitive disorders, organic mental disorders, dementia

  2. Mental disorders due to psychotropic substances, behavioural addictions

  3. Psychotic disorders

  4. Affective disorders

  5. Neurotic, stress-related and somatoform disorders

  6. Eating disorders, sleep disorders and other disorders

  7. Personality disorders

  8. Disorders closely related to childhood and adolescence

  9. Comorbidity of somatic and mental disorders, psychosomatics

  10. Geriatric psychiatry

  11. Other disorders

  12. Epidemiology and risk factors

  13. Brain imaging, neurophysiology, neuropsychology

  14. Neurobiology and genetics

  15. Cross-disorder mechanisms and principles

  16. Diagnostics and classification, psychopathology, RDoC

  17. Psychotherapy

  18. Pharmacotherapy

  19. Stimulation methods and interdisciplinary interventions

  20. Prevention and health promotion

  21. Rehabilitation and work

  22. Community and social psychiatry

  23. Health care research and models, health care policy

  24. Forensic psychiatry and assessment

  25. Training and continuing education

  26. Ethics and philosophy

  27. Religion and spirituality

  28. History, art and cultural sciences

  29. Quality assurance in psychiatry

  30. Human sexuality

  31. Suicide and psychiatric emergencies

  32. Violence and trauma

  33. Rural and urban mental health

  34. Psychiatry in developing regions

  35. Psychiatry and society

  36. Social determinants of mental health

  37. Stigma and mental health

  38. Human rights

  39. Social discrimination against people with mental illness

  40. Mass media and mental health

  41. Poverty and mental health

  42. Population movements

  43. Social justice

  44. Other topics




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