JUN 23 - 25  

20TH Annual IAFMHS Conference

Past, Present, and Future of Forensic Mental Health Services

Registration for the 2020 conference is now open! The conference will run June 23 - 25, 2020. The registration rates are as follows:

2020 Conference Registration Rates

 Early Bird Rate - Member (valid until May 15, 2020)* $550 CAD (350 EUR; 400 USD)
 Early Bird Rate - Non-Member (valid until May 15, 2020)* $700 CAD (460 EUR; 525 USD)
 Standard Rate - Member  $650 CAD (440 EUR; 490 USD)
 Standard Rate - Non-Member   $800 CAD (550 EUR; 600 USD)
 Student Member Rate $200 CAD (135 EUR; 150 USD) 

Please note conversion rates are only given as an approximate. Registration fees are charged in Canadian (CAD) dollars. 

To access our member rates, register for IAFMHS membership HERE

Students members can also opt to volunteer at the conference in exchange for complimentary registration. Email iafmhs@sfu.ca to find out more. 

Members from less developing countries who face financial barriers attending the conference may be eligible for reduced fees. Email iafmhs@sfu.ca to find out more.

**COVID-19 Update**

To accommodate for the current uncertainties surrounding COVID-19, we are extending our early bird registration date until May 15. For more information and our cancellation policy, please refer HERE. We will also be sending regular updates via email. 

Register for the 2020 IAFMHS Conference HERE.

Conference Venue - Auditorium Maxiumum, Jagiellonia University, Krakow, Poland

The conference will be hosted at the Auditorium Maxiumum, Jagiellonia University, Krakow, Poland (Krupnicza 33, 31-123 Krak√≥w, Poland). 

A number of hotel options are available to registrants. Please see here for more details.

Seeking Donations - Derek Eaves Student Research Grant

We are seeking donations to support The Derek Eaves Student Research Grant. This Grant was set up in 2017 to honour Dr. Derek Eaves’ bursary and academic contributions to the International Association of Forensic Mental Health Services. Grants are awarded twice per academic year to deserving students to aid them in their research. You can choose to include a small donation with your registration. Please contact iafmhs@sfu.ca for further information or if you wish to donate other amounts. 

Conference Banquet Dinner       

Conference attendees and their guests are invited to join us for a fun evening of dining and dancing at our annual banquet dinner on Wednesday, June 24. The banquet will be hosted at the Krakow Cloth Hall, Sukiennice, which dates to the Renaissance and is one of the city's most recognizable icons. 

The cost per person is $150 CAD and tickets can be purchased when registering for the conference on our website, by emailing iafmhs@sfu.ca, or in person at the conference!

5km Fun Run

The IAFMHS Student Section is pleased to organize another annual 5km Fun Run, which will take place the morning of Wednesday, June 24. Registration cost is $25 CAD per person and includes a t-shirt. Fun Run proceeds go to student awards and initiatives. Registration can be completed when registering for the conference on our website. Route details will be posted closer to the event.

Student Social

The IAFMHS Student Section hosts a free student social, with appies and drinks, on the same night as the conference banquet. Students members are guaranteed drink tickets, although all students are welcome to attend. The student board will send out emails with the specifics at a later date. Event information will also be found online in the conference program booklet.


Online registration for the conference can be completed below. Please note that we only accept online payment via credit card (VISA, MasterCard, American Express) for registration fees; we do not accept offline payments via invoice.

Please click HERE for our cancellation and refund policy.

Have questions about the 2020 conference? Contact us at conference@iafmhs.org

    • 23 Jun 2020
    • (UTC+02:00)
    • 25 Jun 2020
    • (UTC+02:00)
    • Krakow, Poland

    Please join us in Krakow, Poland for our 20th Annual IAFMHS Conference - Past, Present, and Future of Forensic Mental Health ServicesThe conference will take place between June 23-25, 2020 at Jagiellonian University. 

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