Sponsoring Organization/Entity:

International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP)

International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP)


 SOS Suicide Polynésie française

SOS Suicide Polynésie française


Co-sponsorship by the World Health Organization Regional Office for the Western Pacific

World Health Organization


French Polynesia L'Etat en Polynésie française


Fonds Pacifique

Fonds Pacifique


Syngenta Global

Syngenta Global



Plenary Speakers

Stéphane Amadéo, French Polynesia
Suicidal Behaviours and Suicide Prevention in Pacific Islands

Ella Arensman, Ireland
Suicide Clusters – What Can We Learn?

Lanny Berman, USA
Clinical Assessment of Suicidal Patients

Patrick Favro, French Polynesia
Religion as a Protective Factor Against Suicide

Louis Jehel, Martinique
Suicide and Psychotrauma

Kairi Kolves, Australia
Suicidal Behaviours in Children and Adolescent: Research and Potentials for Prevention

Brian Mishara, Canada
Helplines – Developing Effective Telephone Practices with Suicidal Callers

Michael Phillips, China
Suicidal Behaviours in Asia – Current Overview

Jane Pirkis, Australia
Suicide Interventions at Hot Spots

Morton Silverman, USA
Evaluation of Suicide Prevention Programs

Takahashi Takeshima, Japan
National Strategies in Suicide Prevention

Lakshmi Vijayakumar, India
The Role of Volunteers in Suicide Prevention in Asia-Pacific