2023 Winnicott conference-holding and containing
With Winnicott’s ideas as the central theme, we have invited psychoanalysts from Japan, Taiwan, Australia and Belgium to present and in conversation with Pro. Jan Abram, the author of ‘the Language of Winnicott’. The topics will include Child Psychoanalysis, Contrasting and Comparing Bion and Winnicott, Psychoanalytic views on Psyche/soma: Winnicott and French Psychoanalysis. We hope that this event deepens and widens your view and experience.
Place：Chang Yung Fa international convention center 1101
No.11, Zhongshan S. Rd., Taipei City 10048, Taiwan
※ The conference will be Simultaneously interpretated in English/Chinese languages.The rental fee for the interpretation equipment is 200 NT dollars per day.
※ Lunch boxes will be provided during the conference.
|2023 Winnicott conference weekend program
Prof. Rudi Vermote& Prof. Jan Abram
On Regression: questions of technique between Winnicott and Bion
Dr. Min-Ming Yang & Prof. Jan Abram
In conversation on “psycho-soma”
|01:15pm – 03:15pm
Prof. Kunihiro Matsuki &
Prof. Jan Abram
In conversation on “the use of the object”
Teresa Mei-Jang Pai
Dr. Louise Gyler & Prof. Jan Abram
In conversation on “Child Psychoanalysis”
Nancy Pei-Ling Yu
|03:15pm – 03:45pm
|03:45pm – 04:30pm
The language of Winnicott (Mandarin)
|Closing address (4:30pm-4:45pm)
Jan Abram ＆ Lin, Li-ling
Rudi Vermote is a training and supervising analyst and the past president of the Belgian Society of Psychoanalysis. He holds the position of Professor Emeritus at the University of Louvain and is a member of the editorial board of the International Journal of Psychoanalysis.
He is a sponsor of the Taiwanese Psychoanalytic Study Group and has served as the co-chair of the International New Group Committee of the IPA. Additionally, he is an honorary member of the Psychoanalytic Center California and has been a visiting professor at Kyoto University.
For over 8 years, he has been a member of the Clinical Research Committee of the IPA. He is currently teaching at the Winnicott Center in Tel Aviv. In 2018, he published "Reading Bion" in the teaching series of Routledge and has written papers on the application of Bion's work and clinical research.
Kunihiro Matsuki is a prominent figure in the field of psychoanalysis in Japan. He holds various leadership positions, including Vice President and Training and Supervising Analyst of the Japan Psychoanalytic Society. He has served as the Chair of the Editorial Committee of the society and as a committee member of the Institute of Psychoanalysis, Fukuoka Branch. He also serves as the Director of the Educational Committee of the Institute of Psychoanalysis, Fukuoka Branch.
With a distinguished career, Kunihiro Matsuki has held positions such as Professor Emeritus at Kyoto University Graduate School and former President of both the Japan Psychoanalytic Society and the Japan Psychoanalytical Association. He has also been involved in important committees and editorial roles within the field.
His contributions to psychoanalysis are extensive, including 14 monographs covering various topics such as psychoanalysis, psychoanalytic psychotherapy, psychiatry, psychosis, and eating disorders. He has also made significant translations from English to Japanese, including works by Donald Winnicott, Wilfred Bion, Patrick Casement, Ronald Britton, Hanna Segal, Elizabeth Spillius, Donald Meltzer, and Rustin and Rustin.
He has published numerous papers in The Japanese Journal of Psycho-Analysis (Japanese), Japanese Contributions to Psychoanalysis (English), The Journal of The Japan Psychoanalytic Society (English), and has also contributed to the IPA Podcast.
Chang Yung Fa international convention center 1101
No.11, Zhongshan S. Rd., Taipei City 10048, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
Taipei Limousine one-way transfer – Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE) NT$2,900、 Taipei Songshan Airport (TSA) NT$1,500
Airport Bus NO.1960 – Howard Plaza Hotel, NT$ 145 one way (about 50 minutes)
Bannan Line: Zhongxiao-Fuxing Station, Exit 2
Wenshan-Neihu Line: Daan Station
From National Highway No. 1, exit to Jianguo Road (elevated road) and take the Zhongxiao E. Road exit, turn left under the elevated road and then go straight, turn right onto Fuxing S. Rd., and then turn right onto Renai Rd. Howard Plaza Hotel Taipei is at the left side of the green-shaded Renai Road.
【Registrants Category & Registration Fee】
|Early Bird (On/Before 07/31)
(around 196 US dollars)
(around 326 US dollars)
1. Cancellation must be made in writing to Taiwan Psychoanalytic Association Secretariat by email at [email protected]
2. Registration fees refund will be made and subject to the following deadline and charges:
On or before 28 September 2023：5% of the total registration fee will be deducted.
On or before 17 October 2023：10% of the total registration fee will be deducted.
After 18 October 2023：No refund
3. If the government announces a cancellation or postponement of the event due to force majeure factors such as natural disasters, statutory infectious diseases, or epidemics, the organizer will proactively contact and notify the participants.
1. Registration Form without payment will NOT be processed.
2. A registration confirmation email will be issued upon receipt of the full registration fee payment.
3. In case of any disputes, decision of the organizers shall be final and conclusive.
【Information about conference】
1. Eating and drinking are prohibited inside the lecture hall.
2.This event does not offer online participation or recording services. Participants are not allowed to record audio or video without permission.
3. If you have any questions, please contact the Taiwan Psychoanalytic Association at [email protected].