Conferences: Future and Past

Future Conferences


    2022 - Denver, CO - Common Psychopathology: What Can the Past Tell Us About the Future?
    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

    2023 - Washington, DC
    April 13-April 16, 2023

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

    Past Conferences

    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

    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: Adriana Feder, MD, Roland Griffiths, PhD, Kenneth T. Norris, Jr., Carlos A Zarate, MD
    Ketamine and Mind-Altering Drugs in Treating Anxiety and Depression: Potential Roles and Pitfalls - A Panel Discussion

    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, M.D.
    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: Myrna Weissman, PhD, Pim Cuijpers, PhD, Philip Wang, MD, Dr.PH
    Does Psychotherapy Have a Future? A Moderated Panel Discussion

    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

    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

    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