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Registration - Transformative Opportunities for Solving the Grand Challenges in Global Mental Health

May 8-9, 2017

National Institutes of Health
Natcher Conference Center
9000 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, Maryland 20892

Sponsored by:
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Grand Challenges Canada


Registration is free. Please register early because space is limited and there is no onsite registration. After you register, you will receive a confirmation email from

If you have questions about registration, please contact us via email at or by phone at 301-443-3488.


Travel Visa

For international attendees requiring visa assistance, please email Makeda Williams at as soon as possible. Note that you will need to provide information such as your full legal name and country of permanent residence.


See a list of hotels near the workshop site on the Logistics page.


Individuals with disabilities who may require sign language and/or reasonable accommodation to participate in this workshop should contact Requests should be made at least 10 days in advance of the workshop.


The Natcher Conference Center has a full cafeteria and a convenience store that sells sandwiches, snacks, and drinks.  You may also pre-order a box lunch through the fresh fork  as the cafeteria lines can be long.