Future Conferences

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2020 - San Antonio, TX 
March 19-22, 2020
San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter
101 Bowie Street, San Antonio, Texas
40th Anniversary of the ADAA Conference!

Conference Chairs:
-Cindy J. Aaronson, MSW, PhD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, NY
-Adriana Feder, MD - Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, NY

Keynote Speaker: Ann S. Masten, PhD
Resilience in Science and Practice: Pathways to the Future

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2021 - Boston, MA
March 18-21, 2021
Westin Boston Waterfront
25 Summer Street, Boston, MA, 02210
Conference Chairs: Simon Rego, PhD and Jonathan E. Alpert, MD, PhD

2022 - Denver, CO
March 17-March 20, 2022
Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel
1550 Court Place, Denver, CO 80202 
Conference Chairs: Chadi G. Abdallah, MD and Lynnette Averill, PhD

Past Conferences

2019 - Chicago, IL
Conference Chair: Ned H. Kalin, MD 
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ADAA_2019-keynote speakers-Schatzberg (1)_0.jpgKeynote Speaker: Alan Schatzberg, MD
Potential Drugs of Abuse as Antidepressants and Anxiolytics:  Pluses and Minuses



2018 - Washington, DC
Conference Chair: Sanjay Mathew, MD
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KEY, Gordon.jpgKeynote Speaker: Joshua Gordon, MD, PhD
Update from the NIH


2017 - San Francisco, CA
Conference Chair: Gordon Asmundson, PhD R.D. Psych FRSC
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Final Program
Presentations and handouts available in the conference mobile app 

Steven-Hayes.jpgKeynote Speaker: Steven C. Hayes, PhD
The Power of Turning Toward: Why Psychological Flexibility Matters for Clients and Practitioners Alike


2016 - Philadelphia, PA
Conference Chair: Jordan Smoller,MD, ScD
Final Program
List of presentations and handouts available in the conference mobile app 

MNOCK hi res.jpgKeynote Speaker: Matthew Nock, PhD 
Why Do People Harm Themselves? Recent Advances in the Understanding and Prediction of Suicidal Behavior


2015 - Miami, FL
Conference Chairs: Kerry Ressler, MD, PhD and Tanja Jovanovic, PhD
Final Program

Helen_Mayberg, Keynote2015.jpgKeynote Speaker: Helen Mayberg, MD
What Has DBS Taught Us About the Neurocircuitry of Depression? 


2014 - Chicago, IL
Conference Chair: Mark Pollack, MD
Final Program

Jordan_Smoller_Conf.Chair.jpgKeynote Speaker: Jordan Smoller, MD
Will Genetic Research Help Us Find Better Treatments?


2013 - La Jolla, CA
Conference Chair: Luana Marques, PhD
Final Program

10-08JamesFowler.jpgKeynote Speaker: James Fowler, PhD
Happiness, Depression, and the Power of Social Networking


2012 - Crystal City, VA
Conference Chair: Darin Dougherty, MD
Final Program

spiegelDavid09.jpgKeynote Speaker: David Spiegel, MD
“Tranceforming” Mind and Body


2011 - New Orleans, LA
Final Program

edna foa low-res image.jpgKeynote Speaker: Edna Foa, PhD
Disseminating Evidence-Based Treatments Within Systems and Across Countries: Lessons Learned From Prolonged Exposure Therapy for PTSD

2010 - Baltimore, MD
Final Program

trisha meili.jpgKeynote Speaker: Trisha Meili 
I am the Central Park Jogger


2009 - Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico
Final Program 

richard lane.jpgKeynote Speaker: Richard Lane, MD, PhD
Neural Substrates of Implicit and Explicit EmotionalProcesses: Implications for Health