Welcome to the
2017 IASR/AFSP International Summit on Suicide Research

We look forward to welcoming you to the 2017 IASR / AFSP International Summit on Suicide Research, November 5 - 8, 2017.  This year's conference will be in Henderson, Nevada at Green Valley Ranch, just 20 minutes from Las Vegas. 

The theme of this year's meeting is New Horizons for Suicide Research: From Genes to Communities.

Click Here to Review the Call for Proposals.

Click Here to View a Preliminary Schedule of Events.

The Program Committee is especially interested in proposals on the topics below, but welcomes all submissions.
  • Intervention Research for Prevention of Suicidal Behavior
  • Clinical and Neurocognitive Studies of Suicidal Behavior
  • Genetic, Epigenetic and Gene Expression Contributors to Suicide Risk
  • Neurobiological Underpinnings of Suicidal Behavior
  • Testing the Effectiveness of Prevention Strategies
  • Ethical and Methodological Challenges and Solutions in Suicide Research
  • Novel Monitoring Strategies for Detecting Changes in Risk Over Time
  • Integration of Approaches
  • Cultural Specific Approaches: Factors and Solutions
  • New Technology and Applications for Suicide Prevention
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Submission TypeDeadlineStatus
Symposia Submissions
Symposia Submission Guide
Symposia FAQs
Tuesday, March 14, 2017Deadline Passed
Poster/Oral Submissions
Abstract Submission Guide
Poster/Oral FAQs
Wednesday, May 17, 2017Deadline Passed*
*Please contact to inquire about late breaking poster availability

Registration for the 2017 IASR/AFSP International Summit on Suicide Research is now open!

The 2017 International Summit on Suicide Research will be held at Green Valley Ranch Resort, Spa, & Casino. The hotel is offering a special discounted room rate for Summit attendees of $160 plus tax per night.  To reserve your room online, click here. You can also reserve your room by calling 1-866-782-9487 and identifying yourself as a participant in the Suicide Summit.  To view the Green Valley Ranch Resort brochure, click here.  

Registration rates for regular attendees are based on the attendee's current country of residence. Click here to view the World Bank country classifications.  Attendees still in training qualify for a lower registration rate regardless of current residence (verification of student status is required during the registration process).

Registration Categories, Rates, and Deadlines

Registration CategoriesEarly Registration RateRegular Registration RateLate Registration Rate
Registration DeadlinesUntil July 11, 2017July 12- September 28, 2017 After September 28, 2017
Country Group A$700$800$900
Country Group B$625$700$775
Country Group C$550$625$700
Country Groups D & E$450$500$550
Optional Registration Items
Gala Dinner Ticket- Tuesday, November 7, 2017**$80$80$100
Guest Ticket for Opening Reception***$50$50$60
Hoover Dam Tour (includes lunch)
Sunday, November 5, 2017 from 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM****
Based on Availability

*Student/Trainee/Postdocs must be currently enrolled in school or a training program.  Students must provide a current student ID or letter from their training director to verify their registration status.

**The Gala Dinner is an additional, optional event and is not included in the regular registration rate for attendees.  Those wishing to attend must purchase a separate ticket.   The Gala will be Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at Green Valley Ranch.  The Gala will include a plated dinner with wine service, networking, and dancing. Click here for more information.

***The Opening Reception is included for all attendees in the regular registration rate.  Guest tickets are available for purchase for social guests that are not attending the conference but would like to attend the reception.

**** The Hoover Dam Tour is an additional, optional event that is not included in the regular registration rate for attendees.  Those wishing to attend must purchase a separate ticket.  Those attending the Hoover Dam tour should make travel arrangements to arrive in Henderson on Saturday, November 4th.  The tour starts at 8:00 AM on Sunday, November 5th and will conclude at 12:30 PM prior to sessions starting at 1:00 PM.  Transportation and a boxed lunch will be provided for this tour.  Click here for additional information.

Cancellation Policy:  The deadline to cancel a registration for a partial refund is Friday, September 29, 2017.  Cancellations made before this date are subject to a $50 cancellation fee.  Any cancellations received after the deadline are not eligible for a refund.