BIGSPD was formed in 2000 and is a focus for networking in the field of personality disorder. The main event each year is a stimulating conference with international speakers presenting new research findings and clinical approaches to working with people with a diagnosis of personality disorder. Previous meetings have been held in London, Leicester, Jersey, Dublin, Cardiff, Glasgow, Nottingham, Cambridge, Oxford, Manchester, Belfast, Lincoln, Leeds, Isle of Man and Inverness.
19th Annual Conference is being held in Cardiff, Wales
20th of March - 22nd of March 2018
This year we are delighted to be holding the conference in the Mercure Cardiff Holland House Hotel and Spa. The 4-star Mercure Hotel is a 165 bedroomed modern hotel situated in the vibrant capital city of Wales. The hotel has excellent transport links and is within walking distance of the Millennium Stadium and Cardiff Castle, ideal for sightseeing in Cardiff.
The call for papers for #BIGSPD18 is now closed.
As usual the conference will feature a number of inspiring speakers on the latest developments in research about the diagnosis personality disorder and will be a fantastic opportunity to share best practice and work together to improve services for people with a diagnosis of personality disorder.
Registration for presenters will open on or around 7th December, details will be sent in the acceptance email.
Registration for all other attendees to the conference will open on or around 3rd January (speakers will still be able to register after this date)
Early bird rate will close on 31st January 2018.
All presenters must register and pay to attend the conference for all 3 days. The fees are as follows:
If you are not already a member but would like to join, the annual membership fee is £53.00. Don’t forget members receive a discount on their delegate fees (see above) For further information please see our membership page here.