Mclean Hospital

Technology in Psychiatry Summit 2019: Request for Proposals

The Future of Mental Health Across the Life Span

McLean Hospital’s Institute for Technology in Psychiatry invites you to submit proposals for poster presentations at the 2019 Technology in Psychiatry Summit. Proposals are due by Monday, September 23, 2019 at 11:59pm EST, and selected presenters will be notified by October 7, 2019.


Tremendous advances in science and technology have enabled greater understanding of the brain. As technology becomes more sophisticated, accessible, and affordable, psychiatry has at its disposal, a new generation of tools that offer innovative insights into behavioral health across the lifespan from the molecular to the population level.

McLean Hospital’s Institute for Technology in Psychiatry (ITP) brings together thought leaders in health care, data science, technology, industry, patient advocacy, academic research, and beyond for this two-day summit to build on the promise of technology in the diagnosis and delivery of mental health care across the life span.

We invite participants to submit proposals for late-breaking posters relevant to the conference theme, “The Future of Mental Health Across the Life Span.” These posters should be focused on a specific research project that is relevant to one or more of the content areas.

Proposal Requirements

Applicants should select 1-2 content areas from this list:

  • Computational psychiatry
  • Artificial intelligence for mental health treatment
  • Digitized diagnostics in psychiatry
  • Integrating digital tools into psychiatric patient care
  • Translating data science into mental health interventions
  • Tech-based support tools for caregivers and families
  • Privacy and policy surrounding technology in psychiatry

The proposal must include the following sections:

  • Abstract (500 words maximum): Briefly describe the research and its relevance to the selected TIPS 2019 content areas, using the following structure: introduction, methods, results, conclusion, funding source.
  • Statement of interest (250 words maximum): Briefly describe research interests, past work, and/or education that align with the overall event purpose.
  • Curriculum vitae in PDF format.

Proposal Submission

Please submit proposals no later than Monday, September 23, 2019 at 11:59pm EST.


Selected presenters will be notified by October 7, 2019.

Please note: Selected speakers will receive complimentary registration. No support for travel or accommodation will be offered.

Applicants requiring clarification can contact Aniqa Rahman at 617.855.3257 or Praise Owoyemi at 617.855.2499.