XIV Conference of European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
Trauma in Changing Societies:
Social Contexts and Clinical Practice

10-13 June 2015 Vilnius, Lithuania

13 June 2015

Dear Delegates,

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your participation at the XIV Conference of European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
(ESTSS 2015). We hope that you obtained great experience and had a memorable time in Vilnius.

We would like to remind you that all ESTSS 2015 abstracts are available online! To view or download the Abstract book of the Conference please follow this link.

ESTSS 2015 pictures are available HERE.

If you have any conference related questions please do not hesitate to contact the ESTSS 2015 Secretariat, it will be our pleasure to help you.

We are looking forward to meeting you in the future!

12 June 2015

European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies Poster Prize at the 14th ESTSS Conference in Vilnius goes to:

1st Place: Magdalena Lesnierowska (Co-authors: Dominika Markowska, Ewelina Smoktunowicz, Roman Cieslak)

2nd Place: Marloes Eidhof (Co-authors: Jackie June ter Heide, Eric Vermetten)

3rd Place: Jorien Holsappel

10 June 2015

The Wolter de Loos Award for Distinguished Contribution to Psychotraumatology in Europe goes to Dr. Stuart Turner

10 June 2015

YOUNG MIND AWARD winner is Dr. Mirjam Nijdam! Congratulations!

5 June 2015

Find your friend in FOREST!

If you are in Vilnius on 9 June and would like to catch up with your friends and colleagues in a cozy atmosphere over traditional Lithuanian food and drinks, Restaurant FOREST is the place to go. All ESTSS 2015 participants can enjoy a 15% discount here on 9 June. To receive the discount, upon entering the restaurant please let the staff know you are a Conference delegate by saying the password: ESTSS.

Restaurant FOREST, Vokieciu str. 8, Vilnius.

Special offer is valid on 9 June only. Discounts are not combined.


27 May 2015

Final Program Now Available!

The final program of ESTSS 2015 has been announced. Please click here to view and download the program. Having any questions, please get in touch with us at secretariat@estss2015.eu.


21 May 2015

Information on Pre-Conference Workshops Updated!

If you have not chosen the pre-conference workshop to participate in yet, please check the updated information on our website. It includes workshop times, location, more detailed descriptions and author profiles. To register for the workshops directly, click here.


7 May 2015

Register for Pre-Conference Workshops and Social Events!

With only over a month left until the ESTSS 2015 Conference, we are excited to announce the program of pre-conference workshops, as well as a list of social events. To register for the workshops, obtain tickets to Gala Dinner and Young Minds Party or submit your accompanying person’s registration, click here and follow the instructions.


23 April 2015

Program Updates!

ESTSS Conference Organizers are happy to announce updated program for oral and poster presenters!
Please click HERE to see latest information.


03 April 2015

Happy Spring Holidays!

ESTSS Conference 2015 Organizers wish you all happy Spring Holidays!
May this spring bring inspiration and passion to create!


30 March 2015

Early Bird registration confirmation receipt can take up to two days

Due to the early registration deadline and increased registration number we kindly ask for your patience. It can take up to 2 days to receive your registration or payment confirmation. Please note that all the registrations submitted before the deadline will be charged by the early registration rate. Conference secretariat will contact you personally regarding your registration related matters.

In case you did not receive the notification of your submitted abstract acceptance please contact Conference secretariat at secretariat@estss2015.eu. Please double-check a junk folder in case the notification was automatically redirected there.

For your convenience please find the Exchange Rates of the Euro against Foreign Currencies here.

We thank you in advance for your understanding!

More information about the ESTSS 2015 is available at the official website at www.estss2015.eu.


10 March 2015

Vilnius University – on Google Maps Street View

Good news for those who cannot wait to visit Vilnius University, the venue of ESTSS 2015 Conference! You can now virtually walk around the Vilnius University campus, which dates back to the 16th century.  Google Maps Street View not only guides you around the most beautiful courtyards of the campus, but also invites you inside its magnificent library, the most impressive halls and auditoriums and even the Church of St. Johns and its bell tower overlooking an amazing Old Town panorama.

Click on the links below to start your trip to Vilnius University:

Bell Tower of the Church of St. Johns

Hall of Pranciškus Smuglevičius of Vilnius University Library

Aula Parva – the Small Hall

The Church of St. Johns

Vilnius University Museum

Faculty of Philology


02 March 2015

Early bird  registration deadline – 30 March 2015!

We gladly announce that the abstracts review is in progress and the Secretariat will start notifying you about the results from 15 March 2015.
While waiting for the results you are kindly recommended to register before the early bird registration deadline, which is 30 March 2015.

To login please use the same login details, which were used for creating an abstract submission account.
More information about the registration – at the Registration section.


20 January 2015

Abstract submission deadline extended till 27 January 2015!

Taking into account a large volume of incoming Abstracts and requests from the prospective participants, ESTSS 2015 Organizing Committee announces that the deadline for Abstract submission has been extended till 27 January 2015. We appreciate your interest and hope that this extension will allow everybody enough time to submit their presentations.

For more information on Abstract requirements and Abstract submission process, click here. Abstract review results will be available in March 2015.


18 December 2014

Abstract submission deadline extended till 16 January 2015!

Good news for those overwhelmed by holiday preparations! Aiming at relieving your stress and leaving you more time to spend with your loved ones, we announce that the deadline for online Abstract submission has been extended till 16 January 2015.  For more information on Abstract requirements and Abstract submission process, click here. Abstract review results will be available in March 2015.