I have great pleasure inviting you to attend the Australasian Society for Bipolar & Depressive Disorders (ASBDD) Conference to be held on 15-17 September 2017 at The Deakin Edge, Federation Square, Melbourne.

The focus of the conference will be ‘BETTER TREATMENTS, BETTER OUTCOMES”.

ASBDD is the Australian and New Zealand regional chapter of the International Society for Bipolar Disorders (ISBD). Established in 2004, ASBDD has held six conferences since that time: Melbourne 2006, Sydney 2007, Brisbane 2009, Sydney 2011, Melbourne 2013, and Sydney 2015.


Professor Michael Berk
Convener Р2017 Conference:
NHMRC Senior Principal Research Fellow
Alfred Deakin Professor of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Deakin University.
Director, IMPACT Strategic Research Centre (Innovation in Mental and Physical Health and Clinical Treatment).
Professorial Research Fellow, The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, Orygen The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health and the Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne.