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15th Conference of the IATSO 2018 Vilnius



IF YOU ARE A ATSA MEMBER, A STUDENT OR A RESIDENT OF A DEVELOPING COUNTRY, PLEASE This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. FIRST IN ORDER TO REGISTER AT THE DISCOUNTED RATE! Email us in time (i.e. a few days before a deadline), so we can review your documents.

Registration for the 15th IATSO Conference in Vilnius, Lithuania
August 28th - August 31st, 2018
Preliminary conference schedule:

Tuesday, August 28th
Workshops 930am - 1100am and 1130am - 1pm
Lunch break with snacks for workshop participants
Opening ceremony & Keynotes at 2pm until 5pm
5pm Meet & Greet Cocktail

Wednesday, August 29th
Keynotes from 9am - 1230pm
130pm - 6pm Free Communications

Thursday, August 30th
Keynotes from 9am - 1230pm
130pm - 6pm Free Communications
7pm Conference Dinner at Restaurant Belmontas
(!see important information regarding the dinner at the bottom of the page!)

Friday, August 31st
Keynotes from 9am - 1230pm
1230pm Closing Ceremony
Registration fees

Early registration

(Until 30/04/2018)

Regular price

(After 30/04/2018)

Late registration

(After 01/08/2018)
Registration closes Aug 19! 
We do not offer on-site registration!

Non Members EUR 350 EUR 400 EUR 450
Members of IATSO or ATSA EUR 300 EUR 350 EUR 400
Your IATSO membership fees for 2017 and 2018 have to be paid in full in order to register at the discounted rate
ATSA members have to send proof of their current membership before registering.
Students EUR 150 EUR 200 EUR 250
Please email a copy of your valid Student ID to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. BEFORE registering. Please do not register until you have received a reply from IATSO
Residents of developing countries EUR 150 EUR 200 EUR 250
You are eligible to receive this discounted rate, if you are a resident of one of these countries. Please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to assign you to this price category
Fees for participants include:

Entrance to scientific sessions
Access to the conference 
Refreshments and snacks during breaks
Meet & Greet Cocktail
Conference dinner

"Meet the Expert" (pre-conference workshops on August 28th):
Abstracts for workshops can be found here

Workshops 9.30am to 11am: 75€ per workshop
WS 1: Kelly M. Babchishin: "Users of child sexual exploitation material – A review"
WS 2: Anthony Beech: "Challenges and debates in risk assessment: Moving the field forward or not?"
WS 3: Franca Cortoni: "Gender-informed assessment and treatment approaches with women who sexually offend"
CANCELLED!!  WS 4: Liam Marshall: "Effective strategies for working with sex offenders in denial"

Workshops 11.30am to 1pm: 75€ per workshop 
WS 5: James M. Cantor: "Pedophilia and the brain: The three big questions now asked and answered"
WS 6: R. Karl Hanson: "Empirical methods for revising placement in the standardized risk levels for sexual offenders"
WS 7: Jessica Yakeley: "When sexual fantasy becomes violent reality - Working psychoanalytically with sex and violence"

Full day workshop starting at 9.30am: 150€
WS 8: Brian Judd & L. Maaike Helmus: "The Violence Risk Appraisal Guide- Revised (VRAG-R): Application to European Offenders" 
Please note: This workshop consists of two parts. Attending part 2 would mean missing the opening ceremony (click here for scheduling details -> you need to scroll down in the new window)


Please note: it is not possible to book the "Meet the expert"-workshops alone. It is required to purchase the full conference pass. You are being automatically assigned to the price categories "Non-Members" and "IATSO Members". For the discounted rates for "ATSA Members", "Student" and "Resident of a developing country", please contact us first. 





Cancellation Policy

Notification of a cancellation must be made in writing by mail, fax or email to the IATSO Office. If notification is received before May 31, 2018, IATSO will refund 75% of the paid amount. The date of the postmark/ email will be used as basis for considering refunds. No refunds will be given if notification is received after May 31, 2018. As an alternative to cancellation, the conference ticket can be transferred to another person by notifying IATSO as soon as possible.



There will be a limited number of rooms available at the Crowne Plaza at a special conference attendants' rate (not included in the conference ticket price). Booking of these rooms is based on the "first come, first serve"-principle, therefore there is no guarantee that all attendants will be able to book a room there. In order to book a room, fill out this form and return it to the Crowne Plaza (please note: IATSO is not in charge of the room bookings).


Conference Dinner:

The conference dinner will take place at restaurant “Belmontas” in Vilnius on Thursday, August 30th, 2018. The conference fee includes the costs of the conference dinner (long drinks, cocktails, and liquors are not included). The restaurant is about 10km away from the hotel and there will be a bus shuttle service from the hotel to the restaurant (at about 630pm) and back to the hotel (at about midnight).
IMPORTANT: If you would like to make use of the bus shuttle service, you have to register bindingly now.

Event Properties

Event Date 08-28-2018 9:30 am
Event End Date 08-31-2018 12:30 pm
Registration Start Date 08-26-2018
Cut off date 08-31-2018
Individual Price EUR400.00
Late Fee EUR50.00(From 08-01-2018)
Vilnius 2018
MK. Ciurlionio 84, LT03100 Vilnius, Lithuania
Vilnius 2018
We are no longer accepting registration for this event