2020 Meeting

ADHD: New Frontiers in Research and Treatment”

The 2020 APSARD Annual Meeting will be held at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park
in Washington D.C. from January 17-19, 2020.

For more information on the meeting click here for the official conference website.

The APSARD Annual Meeting is an important venue for the presentation of critical information on ADHD and Related Disorders including appropriate diagnosis and assessment, current, as well as emerging, treatment paradigms and updates in science and technology advances.  It is known as a meeting which brings together multidisciplinary specialists in a collaborative atmosphere, to discuss practical, applied approaches to the management of ADHD in the real-world setting.

The 2020 Annual Meeting, January 17-19, 2020, will focus on the scientific basis of ADHD and its treatment, including tactics and approaches that support improved care and treatment of the patient with ADHD for the complex patient, college age patient, as well as ADHD in diverse populations. The meeting will provide clinicians with specific, practical information for appropriate diagnosis, assessment and treatment of ADHD in diverse setting and populations. Most importantly, the scientific basis that underlies the diagnostic and treatment approaches advocated will be highlighted.  We welcome your participation and support.


  1. Appreciate advances in the neurobiological and environmental mechanisms underlying behavioral and cognitive function in ADHD and understand how these may be modified by treatment.
  2.  a) Understand new findings regarding the longitudinal course of ADHD, and its impact on the functional status of individuals with ADHD across the lifespan – including substance use and abuse, mood dysregulation, and co-occurring neurological conditions.
    b) Appreciate new findings regarding the potential impact of treatment on the trajectory of ADHD and the functional status of individuals with ADHD across the lifespan.
  3. Understand and learn how to apply interdisciplinary approaches to a variety of psychosocial treatments for individuals with ADHD across the lifespan.
  4. Understand the basic principles of brain connectivity and its role in ADHD and related conditions.
  5. Discuss the complex nature of genetics in ADHD and its comorbid disorders and how genetic risks are shared across disorders and life outcomes.


Registration Type Registration Fee APSARD 2020 Membership Dues
Full Membership $300 $120
Associate Member $300.00 $100.00
Resident/Fellow Member $150.00 $60.00
Medical Student Member $100.00 $60.00
Non-Member $425.00 No Member Option
Resident/Fellow Non-Member $250.00 No Member Option
Medical Student Non-Member $250.00 No Member Option
Reception Only Ticket for Friday, January 18th $25.00 Reception is included in main registration fee for all attendees. This is an additional ticket for a social guest only.

*Membership Categories:
Regular/Full Members: Regular members shall consist of individuals who are licensed professionals in a health-related field (e.g., physicians, psychologists, pharmacists, advanced-practice nurses, social workers¸ physician assistants) whose clinical work and/or research is focused on ADHD, or individuals from other disciplines who have made a significant contribution to ADHD research or clinical practice as determined by a majority vote of the Board of Directors ($120 membership dues).

Associate Members: Associate members shall consist of those non-medical licensed individuals and entities that have an interest in the field of ADHD or are in a related field (e.g., educators, coaches). Associate Members must work with individuals who have ADHD, but do not need to have ADHD as the primary or sole focus of their work ($100 membership dues).

Resident/Fellow/Medical Student Members: Residents, Fellows, and Medical Students must be currently enrolled in school or a training program. Residents/Fellows/Students must provide a current student ID or letter from their training director to verify their registration status ($60 membership dues).

Cancellation Policy: Meeting registration fees will be refunded (less $50 processing fee) if the Executive Office receives written notice to info@APSARD.org by December 20, 2019. After December 20, 2019 no refunds will be issued.