Pacific Psychopharmacology Conference 2023


8:15 am - 3:45 pm

Event Type

Sept. 29
(Fri) | 8:10 a.m.–3:45 p.m. | Pinnacle Harbourfront Hotel, Vancouver, BC | Hybrid
Audience: psychiatrists, pharmacists, mental health specialists, psychologists, nurse practitioners, nurses, social workers, residents and students.
Price: $299 (in-person or virtual)
Up to 5.5
MOC Section 1 / Mainpro+ credits

We are excited to welcome a world class lineup of experts for this year’s Pacific Psychopharmacology program. International and local speakers will share their expertise on a range of psychiatric disorders and psychopharmacology topics, including:

  • new teatments for psychosis
  • diagnosing & treating bipolar spectrum disorders
  • clinical pharmacology of long-acting injectable antipsychotic medications
  • contraception counselling for women with serious mental illness
  • recent advances in the psychopharmacology of ADHD
  • mental health and Indigenous community care
  • deep dive into evidence behind medications for depression
  • practical prescribring for insomnia in older adults
  • and more!


Exploring the Psychedelic Frontier: The Role of Ketamine and Other Psychedelics in Transforming Mood and Anxiety Disorder Treatment
Sept. 28 (Thu) | 1–4 p.m. | Pinnacle Harbourfront Hotel, Vancouver, BC | Hybrid
Join us as we delve into the promising role of ketamine and classic psychedelics in revolutionizing the treatment of mood and anxiety disorders. Through a captivating exploration of the psychedelic frontier, we will examine the profound effects of these remarkable compounds on alleviating mood and anxiety symptoms and their potential to reshape the landscape of mental health care.
Up to 3.0 MOC Section 1 / Mainpro+ credits

Can’t join us live?

Conference registration includes access to all the recorded plenaries and four workshops to watch on demand for up to three months after the event.