Schedule of Events

Friday, January 17
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM APSARD Board Meeting
3:00 PM – 7:00 PM APSARD Registration
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM Welcome/Opening Plenary: Perinatal and Early Life Issues in ADHD

Speakers: Joseph Biederman, M.D., Lee Cohen, M.D., and Mark Mahone, Ph.D

7:30 PM – 9:00 PM Reception and Poster Presentations
Saturday, January 18
7:00 AM – 6:00 PM APSARD Registration
8:00 AM – 8:45 AM President’s Summary: State of APSARD
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM Plenary Session: New FDA Guidance for ADHD Drug Development: Rationale, Requirements and Implications for Trial Design

Speakers: Stephen Faraone, Ph.D, Tiffany Farchione, M.D., and Tom Laughren, M.D.
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM Coffee Break
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Lifetime Achievement Plenary
12:30 PM – 1:00 PM Data Blitz Session
12:30 PM – 2:30 PM Poster Session with Lunch
2:30 PM – 4:30 PM Symposium Sessions:

  1. ADHD and Autism: New Insights on Their Relationship
    Speakers: Steven Pliszka, M.D., Nanda Labregts-Rommelse, Ph.D, Benjamin Yerys, Ph.D, and Antonia Hardan, M.D.
  2. Are Differences in Long-Acting Stimulant  Formulations Clinically Meaningful? Speakers: Tom Spencer,M.D., Andrew Babiskin, Ph.D, Roberto Gomeni, Ph.D, Ann Childress, M.D., and Joseph Biederman, M.D.
4:30 PM – 5:00 PM Coffee Break
5:00 PM – 6:15 PM Meet the Experts Sessions
6:30 PM – 7:30 PM Reception
Sunday, January 19
7:30 AM – 4:00 PM APSARD Registration
8:15 AM – 9:00 AM APSARD Business Meeting
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM Plenary Session: Clinical and Pharmaco-epidemiologic Studies of ADHD Medication Treatment: Comparative Efficacy/Tolerability, Functional Consequences, Usage Patterns and Real-World Outcomes

Speakers: Jeffrey Newcorn, M.D., Samuele Cortese, M.D., Ph.D, and Ian Wong, Ph.D

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM Coffee Break
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM Plenary Session:Understanding Barriers of Care in ADHD the Report of the Office of the Inspector General

Speakers: Joseph Biederman, M.D., Jamila Murga, MPA, RN, Joseph Blader, Ph.D, and Ryan Van Ramshorst, M.D.

12:30 PM – 2:30 PM Lunch Session and Discussion Groups:

  1. Too Much or Not Enough? Managing Complex Pharmacology in Difficult Cases
    Speakers: Steven Pliszka, M.D. and Craig Surman, M.D.
  2. Role of Neuropsychology in Assessment of ADHD: Clinical Discussion
    Speakers: Russell Schachar, M.D., Russel Barkley, Ph.D, Mark Mahone, Ph.D, and Kevin Antshel, Ph.D
2:30 PM – 4:30 PM Symposium Sessions:

  1. Sleep Challenges in ADHD
    Speakers: Mark Stein, Ph.D, Stephen Becker, Ph.D, Emma Sciberras, Ph.D, Margaret Weiss, M.D., Ph.D, and Craig Surman, M.D.
  2. ADHD and Cannabis/CBD
    Speakers: Frances Levin, M.D., Sam Chang, FRCP(C), Elise Weerts, Ph.D, Kevin Hill, M.D., and Paula Riggs, M.D.