Conferences: Future and Past

Future Conferences

 

2023 - Washington, DC
April 13-April 16, 2023 - From Science and Technology to Evidence-Based Practice: Enhancing Access through Integration

Renaissance Washington, Downtown DC

Conference Co-Chairs: Jonathan Alpert, MD, PhD and Simon Rego, PsyD, ABPP, ACT

2024 - Boston, MA
April 11-April 15, 2024 - Sex and Gender: Navigating the Biological and Social Constructs

Westin Boston Waterfront

Conference C-Chairs: D. Jeffrey Newport, MD and C. Neill Epperson, MD


Past Conferences

2022 - Denver, CO - Common Psychopathology: What Can the Past Tell Us About the Future?
March 17-March 20, 2022
Conference Chairs: Chadi G. Abdallah, MD and Lynnette Averill, PhD
Final Program

Keynote Speakers:

  • Patrice A. Harris, MD, Leadership in Times of Crisis and Beyond
  • Daniel Weinberger, MD, Some Thoughts on the Genetic Tsunami in Psychiatry

Jerilyn Ross Lecture:

  • David Nutt, FMedSci, Do Psychedelics Have a Role in the Treatment in Depression?

2021 - Virtual Conference - Resilience and Recovery: From Research to Practice
Conference Chairs: Cindy J. Aaronson, MSW, PhD and Adriana Feder, MD
Final Program

Keynote Speakers:

  • Ann Masten, PhD, Resilience in Science and Practice: Pathways to the Future 
  • Gene Howard Brody, PhD, Resilience to Adversity and the Origins of Disease
  • Noelle Hurd, PhD, Centering a Resilience Perspective in Work with Marginalized Groups

Jerilyn Ross Lecture:

  • Joan Kaufman, PhD, The State of the Art of Toxic Stress and Resilience Research

 

POSTPONED (DUE TO CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC)
2020 - San Antonio, TX - Resilience: From Research to Practice

Conference Chairs: Cindy J. Aaronson, MSW, PhD and Adriana Feder, MD
Schedule at a Glance

Keynote Speaker: 

  • Ann Masten, PhD, Resilience in Science and Practice: Pathways to the Future 

Jerilyn Ross Lecture:

  • Joan Kaufman, PhD, The State of the Art of Toxic Stress and Resilience Research

2019 - Chicago, IL - Transcending Cultural, Racial and Socioeconomic Barriers
Conference Chair: Ned H. Kalin, MD 
Printed Program
If Elephants Could Talk - 2019 Conference Blog Post by Beth Salcedo, MD

Keynote Speaker:

  • Alan Schatzberg, MD, Potential Drugs of Abuse as Antidepressants and Anxiolytics:  Pluses and Minuses

Jerilyn Ross Lecture: Ketamine and Mind-Altering Drugs in Treating Anxiety and Depression: Potential Roles and Pitfalls - A Panel Discussion

  • Adriana Feder, MD
  • Roland Griffiths, PhD
  • Kenneth T. Norris, Jr.
  • Carlos A Zarate, MD

2018 - Washington, DC - Treatment-Resistant Anxiety and Depression: Challenges and Opportunities 
Conference Chair: Sanjay Mathew, MD
Printed Program

Keynote Speaker:

  • Joshua Gordon, MD, PhD, Update from the NIH

Jerilyn Ross Lecture: 

  • Maurizio Fava, MD, Pharmacological Strategies in the Treatment of Resistant Depression (TRD): The Past, The Present, and The Future

2017 - San Francisco, CA - On the Cutting Edge of Wellness: Behavioral Medicine and its Application to Anxiety and Depressive Disorders
Conference Chair: Gordon Asmundson, PhD R.D. Psych FRSC
Final Program

Keynote Speaker:

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

Jerilyn Ross Lecture:

  • Giovanni A. Fava, MD, Well Being Therapy

2016 - Philadelphia, PA - Integrating Research, Practice, and Community
Conference Chair: Jordan Smoller, MD, ScD
Final Program

Keynote Speaker:

  • Matthew Nock, PhD, Why Do People Harm Themselves? Recent Advances in the Understanding and Prediction of Suicidal Behavior

Jerilyn Ross Lecture: Does Psychotherapy Have a Future? A Moderated Panel Discussion

  • Myrna Weissman, PhD
  • Pim Cuijpers, PhD
  • Philip Wang, MD, Dr.PH

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

Keynote Speaker

  • Helen Mayberg, MD, What Has DBS Taught Us About the Neurocircuitry of Depression? 

Jerilyn Ross Lecture:

  • David H. Barlow, PhD, Should We Be Treating Neuroticism Instead of Anxiety and Depression

2014 - Chicago, IL - Anxiety and Depression: Personalized Treatments for Anxiety and Mood Disorders
Conference Chair: Mark Pollack, MD
Final Program

Keynote Speaker:

  • Jordan Smoller, MD, Will Genetic Research Help Us Find Better Treatments?

Jerilyn Ross Lecture:

  • Zindel Segal, MD, What is the Role of Mindfulness Meditation in the Treatment of Anxiety Disorders? Indicators, Caveats, and Empirical Status

2013 - La Jolla, CA - Technology and New Media in Practice and Research
Conference Chair: Luana Marques, PhD
Final Program
Handouts

Keynote Speaker:

  • James Fowler, PhD, Happiness, Depression, and the Power of Social Networking

Jerilyn Ross Lecture:

  • Richard Davidson, PhD, Order and Disorder in the Emotional Brain

2012 - Crystal City, VA - Integrating Mind-Body Connections: Advancing Science, Informing Practice for Anxiety and Related Disorders
Conference Chair: Darin Dougherty, MD
Final Program
Handouts

Keynote Speaker: 

  • David Spiegel, MD, Transforming Mind and Body

Jerilyn Ross Lecture:

  • Joseph LeDoux, PhD, The Anxious Brain

2011 - New Orleans, LA - Anxiety and Related Disorders: Efficacy, Effectiveness, and Dissemination
Conference Chair: Terry Keane, PhD
Final Program

Keynote Speaker: 

  • Edna Foa, PhD, Disseminating Evidence-Based Treatments Within Systems and Across Countries: Lessons Learned From Prolonged Exposure Therapy for PTSD

Jerilyn Ross Lecture:

  • Herbert Benson, MD, The Relaxation Revolution

2010 - Baltimore, MD - Anxiety Across the Lifespan: Practice Integration of Basic and Clinical Approaches
Conference Chair: Daniel S. Pine, MD
Final Program

Keynote Speaker: 

  • Trisha Meili, I am the Central Park Jogger

2009 - Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico - Anxiety and Health: Translating Research Into Practice
Conference Chair: Risa Weisberg, PhD
Final Program 

Keynote Speaker: 

  • Richard Lane, MD, PhD, Neural Substrates of Implicit and Explicit Emotional Processes: Implications for Health

2008 - Savannah, Georgia - Anxiety and Comorbid Disorders: Understanding Risk, Optimizing Outcomes
Conference Chairs: Barbara O. Rothbaum, PhD, ABPP and R. Bruce Lydiard, PhD, MD
Final Program

Keynote Speaker:

  • Ronald Kessler, MD, Comorbidity of Anxiety Disorders with Other Physical and Mental Disorders in the National Comorbidity Survey Replication