Re: International Congress 2001

Rue L. Cromwell (cromwell@KUHUB.CC.UKANS.EDU)
Mon, 19 Feb 1996 12:41:55 +0000

I applaud the 2001 Germany date.


>Dear All,
>as you probably know, the next two International Congresses will be
>held in Seattle / USA in 1997 and in Haifa / Israel in 1999. Since
>there is no international society dedicated to PCP, the decisions
>about future conference places are made rather informally. During
>international conferences there may be talks in the aisles and at
>after hours get-togethers. At an informal business meeting, to the
>surprise of those not involved in preliminary negotiations, someone
>might offer then to organise the conference after the next one. And
>if no one objects (and no one does object), that will be it.
>Since some of you asked me during the Barcelona congress whether the
>international congress could not be held in Germany one of these
>years, we discussed the matter during the recent German conference
>on PCP. And we decided that we might me ready to organise the
>congress in the year 2001.
>So far, the congresses were held in the following places:
>1976 1. Lincoln (Nebraska) / USA
>1977 2. Oxford / GB
>1979 3. Breukelen / Netherlands
>1982 4. St. Catherines / Canada
>1983 5. Boston / USA
>1985 6. Cambridge / GB
>1987 7. Memphis / USA
>1989 8. Assisi / Italy
>1991 9. Albany / USA
>1993 10. Townsville / Australia
>1995 11. Barcelona / Spain
>(1997 12. Seattle / USA)
>(1999 13. Haifa / Israel)
>The decision will be made in Seattle in 1997.
>We think that the Internet PCP Network offers a good opportunity
>to discuss the question with more people being possibly involved than
>it used to be.
>So what is your opinion about that?
>Joern Scheer
>Prof. Dr. Joern W. Scheer Tel: 0049-641-702 2486
>Dept. of Medical Psychology Fax: 0049-641-702 4610
>University of Giessen email:
>Friedrichstrasse 36
>35392 Giessen

Rue L. Cromwell