Conference Day 1: Sunday April 2, 2017

Conference venue: Stadsgehoorzaal, Leiden

TimeActivity
03:00 PMRegistration
04:00 PMSpecial welcome: Henri Lenferink (Mayor Leiden)
Conference opening: John Kelley & Andrea Evers
Keynote Lecture: Ted Kaptchuk
Travel awards
06:00 PMOpening reception

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Conference Day 2: Monday April 3, 2017

Conference venue: Stadsgehoorzaal, Leiden

TimeActivity
08:00 AMRegistration & welcome with coffee and tea
08:30 AMKeynote Lecture: Fabrizio Benedetti
09:15 AMPlenary session 1: Ethical aspects and challenges of trial design in placebo research
11:00 AMCoffee break
11:30 AMParallel sessions
1.1 Neuroimaging of placebo effects
1.2 Learning mechanisms of placebo and nocebo effects
1.3 Doctor-patient communication and placebo effects
1.4 How we think about placebo effects
01:00 PMLunch & poster presentations
02:00 PMPlenary session 2: Clinical applications of placebo effects
03:45 PMCoffee break
04:15 PMPlenary session 3: Learning and brain plasticity in placebo effects
06:00 PMKeynote Lecture: Katja Wiech
06:45 PMBreak
07:30 PMConference dinner

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Conference Day 3: Tuesday April 4, 2017

Conference venue: Stadsgehoorzaal, Leiden

TimeActivity
08:00 AMRegistration & welcome with coffee and tea
08:30 AMKeynote Lecture: John Kelley
09:15 AMPlenary session 4: Placebo effects: mediators and moderators
11:00 AMCoffee break
11:30 AMParallel sessions
2.1 Nocebo effects
2.2 Biological predictors of placebo effects
2.3 Placebo effects in psychology and psychiatry
2.4 Concepts in placebo research
01:00 PMLunch & poster presentations
02:00 PMPlenary session 5: The neurobiology of placebo and nocebo effects
03:45 PMCoffee break
04:15 PMParallel sessions
3.1 Towards applications of placebo effects in clinical practice
3.2 Neurobiological & pharmacological placebo effects
3.3 Generalization of placebo effects
3.4 Placebos in RCTs
05:45 PMKeynote Lecture: Christian Büchel
06:30 PMPresentation & poster award ceremony
06:45 PMConference closure

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