Welcome to the College Events and Courses section. The College develops and hosts a wide portfolio of educational events and courses for specialists, trainees and the general public to name a few. Bringing together expertise and insight College events and courses provide an opportunity to share knowledge and experience in the field of psychiatry and beyond.

Winter Conference 2019

14th & 15th November

Joint Conference with the Royal College of Psychiatrists in Northern Ireland

Further information

Confirmed Speakers:

Lord John Alderdice
Mr Terry McMahon
Ms Daisy Fancourt
Dr Cathy Stannard
Dr Mayura Deshpande


Conflict, Co-operation and Complexity
Film Director on Mental Health in Film
Harnessing Creativity in Health – Frontiers in Social Prescribing Research and Practice

Annual Conferences

The College holds two flagship Conferences a year – in Spring and Winter – covering national and international topics in psychiatry and other areas, usually, but not exclusively, with a specific theme. Providing the opportunity for members and trainees to mix and reconnect with peers the conference is run over two days with a combination of CPD accredited keynote speeches, plenary and parallel workshop style sessions. Development of the programme is led by the Vice President with a team of members.

Hot Topics

Hot Topics is a series of CPD approved meetings, organised by CPsychI to run one Thursday evening a month from September to April. Hot Topics meetings offer two presentations over two hours, with two CPD Credits. Many of the meetings are recorded and available to college members as CPD approved eModules. Find out more about our Hot Topic series here.

Post Graduate Training

Develop your training in line with current best practice and enhance your syllabus requirements and competencies through the course offered by Postgraduate training department.


Here you will find College eLearning resources, CPD approved eModules and Upcoming Training Events.

College CPD Events

Our CPD approved events supports the professional development of qualified psychiatrists, offering a wide variety of programmes, workshops, and webinars. Our aim is to inform psychiatrists of what they need to maintain professional competence as well as developing continuing educational programmes for them with a variety of event and courses such as one day conferences or short hot topic sessions.

External Affairs & Policy Events

Many events and activities are run each year from one day conferences to walks in the park with psychiatrists to online conversations. The aim is to educate and raise awareness among members, the pubic, stakeholders and government in matters related to on mental distress and illness.

Upcoming College Events

14 - 15November

Winter Conference 2019

November 14, 2019 Titanic Belfast, Belfast, UK
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21 November

Spike Milligan Public Speaking Competition

November 21, 2019 The Button Factory, Curved Street, Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland
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21 November

Cork Hot Topics in Psychiatry – November 2019

November 21, 2019 Clayton Hotel Cork City, Lapp's Quay, Centre, Cork, Ireland
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05 December

Hot Topics in Psychiatry Dublin (September 2019 – April 2020)

December 5, 2019 Ashling Hotel Dublin, Parkgate Street, Arran Quay, Dublin 8, Dublin, Ireland
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16 January

Hot Topics in Psychiatry Dublin – January 2020

January 16, 2020 Ashling Hotel Dublin, Parkgate Street, Arran Quay, Dublin 8, Dublin, Ireland
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13 February

Hot Topics in Psychiatry Dublin – February 2020

February 13, 2020 Ashling Hotel Dublin, Parkgate Street, Arran Quay, Dublin 8, Dublin, Ireland
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