Main Lectures: exchange of ideas

The Conference will start in the morning with a Main Lecture: exchange of ideas which will focus on two main papers on the Conference theme; this presentation will be followed by a discussion paper. Two  Main lectures are planned for each day and will be given by colleagues representing the six Societies, Study Groups and IPA training of the Asia-Pacific region. The discussants will represent each IPA Region. 




Liling Lin

Liling Lin, Taiwan Allied Centre and Study Group  
The Conundrum of Dependence in Analytic Settings and the Enigmatic Nature of Filial Piety
Liling Lin is currently the Vice President of Taiwan Allied Centre and the Secretary General of Taiwan Study Group. In addition, she is an active member of American Psychoanalytic Association and was a consultant for the Programme Committee of the IPA Asian-Pacific Conference in Taipei, May 2017. She maintains a private practice in Taipei City, Taiwan.


Prof. Jianyin Qiu

Prof. Jianyin Qiu, M.D. & Ph.D. Chief-Psychiatrist, IPA Candidate Shanghai Mental Health Center 
Modernity and the Evolution of Gender Identity for Chinese Women
Deputy Director of Department of Clinical Psychology and Director of Department of Psychotherapy Research of Shanghai Mental Health Centre;
Deputy Director of Department of Medical Psychology, Division of Mental Health of Shanghai Jiao Tong University Medical School;
Vice-Director of Psychoanalytic Committee of Chinese Mental Health Association;
Deputy Director of Clinical Psychology Committee of Chinese Women’s Medical Association.

Prof. Do-Un Jeong

Prof. Do-Un Jeong, MD, PhDKorean Study Group 
Psychoanalytic Study on the Memoirs of an 18th Century Korean Crown Princess: Imposed Dependence and its Vicissitudes

Professor Do-Un Jeong, is a Training/Supervising Analyst of the Korean Study Group and Professor Emeritus of the Seoul National University. He was the first Korean student at the San Diego Psychoanalytic Institute, U.S.A. and became the first IPA direct member from Korea. He served as the founding President of the Korean Study Group for eight years. He has been invited to lecture on psychoanalysis in Japan, China, and Taiwan.

Prof. Osamu Kitayama 

Prof. Osamu Kitayama Japan Psychoanalytic Society 
Dependence and Transience
Professor Osamu Kitayama is Professor Emeritus at Kyushu University Japan. He is a training and supervising analyst, and President of the Japan Psychoanalytic Society. He is author of more than 100 articles, including publications in the International Journal of Psycho-Analysis in English, and about 15 books on Psychoanalysis and Medical Communication.

Peter Smith

Peter Smith, Australia Psychoanalytic Society 
"I think I have avoided being dependent all my life" - a psychoanalytic case study
Dr Peter Smith is a Member and Training Analyst of the Australian Psychoanalytical Society. He is a former Chairman of the Melbourne Institute for Psychoanalysis and continues to be involved with the training of local psychoanalytic candidates. 

Mrs Minne Dastur

Mrs. Minnie Dastur, India Psychoanalytic Society
Dependence and Dependability 

Mrs. Minnie Dastur is a Senior Training Analyst at the Mumbai Chapter of The Indian Psychoanalytic Society.  She is also a Child Psychotherapist and a member of the Tavistock Society of  Psychotherapists (Child and Adolescent). She is a member of the IPA China Committee and a member of the Programme Committee of the Asia-Pacific Conference in Taipei, May 2017. She has presented several papers at the India/Australia/Israel Conferences and also given Keynote addresses at the China Psychoanalytic Conferences in Beijing and in Hefei.  She conducts the Continued Professional Development Programmes for the Mumbai Chapter and is Course Organizer of the Tavistock Modelled Course at the Psychoanalytic Therapy and Research Centre at Mumbai.