28 & 29 September 2023

Trauma, Crisis and Conflict: Connecting Research and Practice

Gooiland Event Venue, Hilversum, The Netherlands

Accreditation Points

For this conference we have submitted a request for accreditation points. We only have a request pending for Dutch unions. Points have been assigned for VCGT, VSR, NVP, VEN, NvvP and FGzPt. Click here for the status and the assigned points.

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 program with many internationally renowned keynote speakers and a series of very interesting symposia, workshops, panel and poster sessions.

Among the confirmed keynote speakers are (alphabetical): Eva Alisic, George Bonanno, Talya Greene, Frank NeunerSoraya Seedat, and Simon Wessely.

Please find details on registration here.

Are you unable to attend the conference in person? We offer you the opportunity to follow the plenary program online, with the exception of the break-out sessions. For a rate of 150 euros (students 40 euros). Register now.

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


Gooiland Events

Luitgardeweg 12
1211 NB Hilversum