Event & Schedule 2014

II Indo European Symposium on Coercion

24th & 25th March 2014

Venu: First Floor, Platinum Jubilee Building, JK Grounds, Mysore Medical College R Research Institute.

Day 1: 24-03-2014 (Monday)

Time Program Co-ordinator
9:00-9:15 a.m Inauguration  
9:15-9:30 a.m Welcome & Introductory remarks Prof. Raveesh B.N
9:30-10:30 a.m Coercion in Psychiatry, presentation Prof. Tom Palmstierna
10:30-10:45 a.m Coffee/Tea Break  
10:45-12:15 p.m Definition of Coercion in Indian setting, Discussion Dr. Roger Almvik
Dr Murali Krishna
12:15-1:00 p.m Mysore Declaration from birth to infancy? Discussion Prof. Peter Lepping
Prof. Raveesh B.N.
1:00-1:45 p.m Lunch  
1:45-3:00 p.m Measurements: Coercion, Violence, impingement of
HR, Discussion
Mr. Simon Pyke
Mrs. Marthe Bjørgum
3:00-3:15 p.m Coffee/Tea Break  
3:15-4:15 p.m Registry, Monitoring, Reviews of coercive practices,
Dr. Eric Noorthoorn
Mr. Simon Pyke

Home Work: Barriers for minimising Coercive practices in Indian setting?

Day 2: 25-03-2014 (Tuesday)

Time Program Co-ordinator
9:00-9:15 a.m Re-cap  
9:15-10:30 a.m Presentations by the attendee (10 minX6) to inform delegates of the research undertaken in this area  
10:30-10:45 a.m Coffee/Tea Break  
10:45-12:15 p.m Overcoming the Barrier to minimise coercion, Discussion Dr. Roland van de Sande
Dr. Frans Fluttert
12:15-1:15 p.m Consensus on Best practice for Minimising Coercion,    Prof. Peter Lepping Discussion Prof. Peter Lepping
Prof. Tom Palmstierna
1:15-2:00 p.m Lunch Mr.  Simon  Pyke
Mrs.   Marthe   Bjørgum
2:00-3:00 p.m Collaboration meetings. For delegates to meet up with attendees and plan for extension of research activities in their institution.
3:00-3:15 p.m Coffee/Tea Break  
3:15-4:00 p.m Feedback & Closing Prof. Raveesh BN
Dr. Murali Krishna
Prof. Peter Lepping
Contact Details: Dr. Raveesh B.N., Prof. & Head, Dept. of Psychiatry, MMC&RI.
E-mail: raveesh6@yahoo.com, Mob: 9980 13 8016

Resource Persons

  • Prof. Peter Lepping, Consultant Psychiatrist/Associate Medical Director (BCULHB), Honorary Professor (Bangor University ), North Wales, UK.
  • Prof. Tom Palmstierna, Associate Professor in Psychiatry at the Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Dr. Roger Almvik is Research Director at St. Olavs Hospital in Trondheim, Norway.
  • Dr. Roland van de Sande, Senior Lecturer, University of Applied Science, Faculty of Health Bolognalaan, Utrecht, Netherlands.
  • Dr. Frans Fluttert, Ass. Professor, Molde University College, Centre for Forensic Psychiatry, Oslo University, Norway.
  • Dr. Eric Noorthoorn, Epidemiologist, Neatherlands.
  • Mr. Simon Pyke, Associate Chief of Staff, Mental Health & Learning Disability Clinical program group, North Wales, UK.
  • Mrs. Bjørgum Marthe, Manager, Forensic Medicine Ward, Nordland Hospital, Norway.


Attendance limited to 30 participants interested to do research in coercion/violence in mental health care.

No registration fee.

Free accommodation provided.

More interactive sessions scope for collaboration