28 & 29 September 2023

Trauma, Crisis and Conflict: Connecting Research and Practice

Gooiland Event Venue, Hilversum, The Netherlands

ARQ celebrates its 50th anniversary.

We are proud to invite you to our inter­national conference on the occasion of ARQ’s 50th anniversary. Two days of sharing knowledge and discussing the importance of recognizing, preventing and treating the consequences of trauma, crises and conflict in a globally connected world. 

ARQ helps with shocking events and psychotrauma. We offer people and organisations customised care, advice and share knowledge. ARQ has all psychotrauma expertise under one roof and is therefore unique in the world.

We are very pleased to present a programme with many internationally renowned keynote speakers and a series of very interesting symposia, workshops and panel sessions. We also invite you to submit your own presentation.

Among the confirmed keynote speakers are (alphabetical): Eva Alisic, George Bonanno, Talya Greene, Maggie Schauer, Soraya Seedat, and Simon Wessely.
Please find the full list of confirmed speakers and topics here.

Please find details on registration here.

Early bird deadline for registration is extended until 30 June 2023!

We hope to connect with you at Gooiland Event Venue, Hilversum, The Netherlands

Jan-Wilke Reerds, Miranda Olff & Athanasios Maras
ARQ National Psychotrauma Centre

Scientific Programme

The programme will include: invited plenary lectures providing overviews of state-of-the-art developments in selected scientific areas, plenary panel discussion on hot topics and time to meet each other and ‘ meet the expert’. In 4 breakout sessions we have workshops, symposia, panels, flash talk sessions or poster presentations.

Scientific Committee

Programme chairs: Miranda Olff & Athanasios Maras

Scientific and organising committee: Paul Boelen, Annelieke Drogendijk, Michel Dückers, Jetske van Heemstra, Jan-Willem Mantel, Trudy Mooren, Onno Sinke, Caroline Six, Geert Smid, Wietse Tol and ARQ Academy


Gooiland Hotel

Emmastraat 2,
1211 NG Hilversum,