GA Meetings

The General Assembly (GA) meets once a year to present and discuss the work that has been done, and to determine the approach for the next year.

17 - 19 March 2020 // 5th GA Meeting, REMOTE

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 5th General Assembly (GA) Meeting, originally planned to take place in Frankfurt, Germany, from 17 – 19 March 2020, was replaced with a REMOTE MEETING on the same dates.

19 - 21 March 2019 // 4th GA Meeting Barcelona, Spain

The 4th CoCA GA Meeting took place from 19 – 21 March 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. Cheers from all participants!

18 - 20 March 2018 // 3rd GA Meeting Dublin, Ireland

The 3rd CoCA GA Meeting took place in March 2018 in Dublin, Ireland. Besides representatives from all partners, we welcomed our external advisors and Ken Kilbride from HADD Ireland, who presented information on the work they are doing to improve the situation of young adults with ADHD in Ireland, and who also was invited to host a MasterClass session for CoCA’s Early Career researchers on “How to communicate your research”. CoCA’s Scientific and Ethical Advisory Board member Prof. Peter McGuffin further provided valuable inisight into his experience on  “How to survive (and succeed) in academia” during the MasterClass.

19 - 21 March 2017 // 2nd GA Meeting Barcelona, Spain

The 2nd CoCA GA Meeting took place 19 – 21 March in Barcelona, Spain. The first 15 months of CoCA have successfully passed and were discussed during the meeting: The CoCA app has been developed, most ethics approvals are in place to start the studies in WPs 3, 4 and 6 and first papers have been published or are in preparation. Addtionally, next steps that need to be taken were addressed and the Internal Ethics Board and Dissemination Commitee came together to catch up on important issues. As part of the Dissemination Commitee Jos Brunner from Philips joined the meeting and gave a talk on ‘Innovating in a leading company in Health and well-being – An introduction into Philips Research’. We were also happy to welcome Denise Bijlenga from PsyQ, Expertise Center Adult ADHD (The Hague, The Netherlands) as a guest speaker on ‘Sleep disturbances in adult ADHD’. Additionally, CoCA’s MasterClass met for the first time. Here  Denise Bijlenga gave a workshop for Early Career Researchers on ‘Specialized treatment and objective measures of ADHD in adults’ and Jeanette Mostert from RUMC conducted a workshop on ‘How to write a blog’.

CoCA Group Pic Barcelona

1 - 3 March 2016 // Kick-off Meeting Frankfurt, Germany

The first meeting was held in Frankfurt on March 1-3, 2016, and was attended by representatives of all partners, Scientific and Ethical Advisory Board members, and a supervisor from the Internal Ethics Board. In stimulating and fruitful discussions, the 45 meeting delegates finalized plans for a total of 11 comprehensive and highly complementary work packages during this successful Kick-off meeting.


Time for fruitful discussions