19th Annual IAFMHS Conference

Cultural Diversity at the Intersection of Mental Health and the Law

Registration for the 2019 conference is now open! The conference will run June 25 - 27, 2019, with pre-conference workshops held on June 24, 2019 and post-conference workshops held on June 28, 2019. The registration rates are as follows:

2019 Conference Registration Rates

 Student Member Rate $150 CAD
 Member - Early Bird Rate (valid until April 15, 2019) $550 CAD 
 Member - Standard Rate  $650 CAD
 Non-Member - Early Bird Rate (valid until April 15, 2019) $700 CAD
 Non-Member - Standard Rate $800 CAD 

**To access our member rates, register for IAFMHS membership HERE

**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.

Register for the 2019 IAFMHS Conference HERE.

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 Hotel - Hotel Bonaventure Montréal

The conference will be hosted at Hotel Bonaventure Montréal. To ensure you secure the best possible conference-rate, make sure reserve your rooms today using our website or mention the special code "CFOREI". Details about reservations can be found HERE

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. This year's dinner will be hosted at Centre des sciences de Montréal on Wednesday, June 26. Located in the heart of the beautiful Old-Port of Montreal, this science museum offers a panoramic view of the city's rich heritage.

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 26. 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 2019 conference? Contact us at 2019conference@iafmhs.org

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    IAFMHS reserves the right to cancel the workshop if minimum enrollment is not reached. Participants will receive full refund in the event of workshop cancellation. 

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