INSAR Annual Meeting Schedule

INSAR 2018 Annual Meeting Schedule
(revised 2/15/2018)

A schedule at a glance is listed below.  Abstract text is embargoed for the press until the 9 May, 2018 Press Conference.  Oral session numbering is preliminary and subject to change (i.e. 1A,1B, etc).

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Wednesday,May 9, 2018

 

11:00A - 7:00P

Registration Open at thede Doelen ICC Rotterdam

   

  12:00P-3:00P Student and Trainee Workshop – pre-registration required, student members only
  1:00P-4:30P
Cultural Diversity
 Workshoppre-registration not required
  3:00P-6:00P

Speaker Ready Room

 

4:00P - 6:00P

Press Conference

 

5:00P-6:00P

Cultural Diversity Meet & Greet
Important:Go to INSAR Registration Desk first to get your badge

 

6:00P-7:30P

Opening Reception & Exhibit Hall Open
Important: Go to INSAR Registration Desk first to get your badge

Thursday, May 10, 2018

 

7:30A – 6:00P

Registration Open

  8:00P-5:00P
Speaker Ready Room

 

8:00A-9:00A

Coffee Only

 

8:00A-5:00P

Exhibits Open

 

8:30A – 9:00A

Welcome from INSAR 2018 Organizers & President Address

 

9:00A – 10:00A

Keynote Address - Geraldine Dawson

 

10:00A-10:30A

Break

 

10:30A-12:30P

Panel Session - Tapping the Talent: Strategies to Address the International Employment Problem in Autism

 

 

Panel Session - Translational Electrophysiological Predictors of Individualized Treatment Response in School-Age and Adolescent Individuals with ASD

 

 

Panel Session - Prenatal Nutrition and Risk for Autism Spectrum Disorders: Major Findings and Emerging Evidence across Four Cohorts

 

 

Panel Session Next Steps in Autism Genetics: Leveraging Genetic Variation to Understand Risk Mechanisms and Phenotypes

 

 

Panel Session - Reaching Children Where They Are: The Promise and Challenge of School-Based Intervention for Autism

 

11:30A – 1:30P

Poster Sessions

 

 

Exhibits

 

12;30P – 1:45P

Lunch Break (Box Lunches Provided)

 

12:30P – 1:45P

Student “Meet the Experts” Luncheon –pre-registration required, student members only

 

12:30P-1:45P

Early Career Committee – Rapid Research Rounds Lunch Session

 

1:45P-3:30P

Oral Session - Well Being and Quality of Life in Adulthood

 

 

Oral Session - Brain Networks and Connectivity in ASD

 

 

Oral Session - Detecting and Diagnosing ASD in Toddlers

 

 

Oral Session - Prenatal Autism Risk Factors

 

 

Oral Session - Mechanisms for Atypical Sensory Processing

 

 

Oral Session - Neural Development in Infants at Increased Risk of ASD

 

 

Oral Session - On Gestures and ASD (Perspectives Across the Lifespan)

 

 

Oral Session - Diagnostic and Adaptive Profiles in Adolescents & Adults with ASD

 

 

Oral Session - Methodological Challenges in Autism Observational Epidemiology

 

 

Oral Session - Molecular Pathways and Convergent Biology in Model Systems

 

3:30P-4:00P

Break

 

4:00P-5:30P

Keynote Address - Lifetime Achievement Award

 

 

INSAR Awards Ceremony – Lifetime Achievement, Advocate Award, Slifka / Ritvo Innovation, Young Investigator, Dissertation, Cultural Diversity Research Award

 

5:30P-7:00P

Poster Sessions

 

7:00P

INSAR Student Member Social - Location TBA

Friday, May 11, 2018

 

8:00A – 6:00P

Registration Open

  8:00A - 5:00P Speaker Ready Room

 

8:00A – 9:00A

Coffee Only

 

8:00A-5:00P

Exhibits Open (Last day of exhibits)

 

7:15A-8:45A

Concurrent Special Interest Groups (SIGs)
Coffee & Tea for SIGs (7:00 am - 7:30 am) outside the rooms

SIG - Incorporating Autistic Intellect in Research: Where do we go from Here?  [Returning SIG]

 

 

SIG - Clinical Strategies for Including Severely Affected Individuals in Neuroscience Studies [Returning SIG]

 

 

SIG - Gastrointestinal Issues in Autism Spectrum Disorder

 

 

SIG - Memory in ASD: Spared or Impaired? Insights from Behavioral and Neuroimaging Studies

 

8:45A-9:00A

Welcome

 

9:00A – 10:00A

Keynote Address - Rosalind Picard

 

10:00A-10:30A

Break

 

10:00A-1:30P

Innovative Technologies Demonstration

 

10:30A-12:30P

Panel Session - Sensory First Approaches to Dissect Physiological Heterogeneity in ASD

 

 

Panel Session - Brainview: Developing New Approaches to EARLY Detection of Autism Traits

 

 

Panel Session - How Does It Feel? Emotional Lives of Toddlers with ASD

 

 

Panel Session - Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Early Detection and Treatment of Children with ASD

 

 

Panel Session - The Co-Occurrence of Autism and Gender Dysphoria or Gender Incongruence

 

11:30A-1:30P

Poster Sessions

 

 

Exhibits

 

12;30P – 1:45P

Lunch Break (Box Lunches Provided)

 

12:30P-1:45P

Student “Meet the Experts” Luncheon –pre-registration required, student members only

 

12:30P-1:45P

Cultural Diversity Networking Luncheon (open - no pre-registration required)

 

12:30P-1:45P

Autism Community Stakeholder Luncheon (open - no pre-registration required)

 

1:45P-3:30p

Oral Session - Early Language Development

 

 

Oral Session - Longitudinal studies of the ASD phenotype

 

 

Oral Session - Family Issues and Stakeholder Experience

 

 

Oral Session - Suicide and Bullying in ASD

 

 

Oral Session - Novel quantifications of social behavior and response

 

 

Oral Session - Early Screening - New Methods / Approaches

 

 

Oral Session - Involving Autistic People and their Families in Autism Research

 

 

Oral Session - Early Intervention

 

 

Oral Session - Symptoms, Traits and Biomarkers: The Search for Stratification

 

 

Oral Session - Human-robot interactions and ASD

 

3:30P-4:00P

Coffee Break

 

3:30P-5:00P

Autism Research Author Workshop (pre-registration not required)

 

3:30P-5:30P

Panel Session - Linking Behavioral and Neurobiological Perspectives to Examine Executive Function in ASD and Their Impacts on Social, Academic and Adaptive Outcomes

 

 

Panel Session - The Female Autism Phenotype: New Methods, New Discoveries

 

 

Panel Session - Psychosocial and Demographic Moderators of Intervention Outcomes for Youth and Young Adults with ASD

 

 

Panel Session - Slifka Awards -Title TBD

 

5:30P-7:00P

Poster Sessions

Saturday, May 12, 2018
Note: No exhibits on Saturday this year

 

8:00A – 2:00P

Registration

  8:00P-1:00P

Speaker Ready Room

 

8:00A – 9:00A

Coffee Only

 

 

 

 

7:15A-8:45A

Concurrent Special Interest Groups (SIGs)
Coffee & Tea for SIGs (7:00 am - 7:30 am) outside the rooms

 

 

SIG - Suicidality in Autism [Returning SIG]

 

 

SIG - Promoting partnerships between patient advocacy groups and researchers to improve autism research [Returning SIG]

 

 

SIG - Peering into the Patient Brain: Autism Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells in Research

 

 

SIG - Sexuality, romance and being autistic: learning from the experience and needs of adolescents and adults

 

8:45A – 9:00A

Welcome

 

9:00A – 10:00A

Keynote Address - Mark Johnson

 

10:00A-10:30A

Break

 

10:30A-12:30P

Panel Session - Leveraging the Strengths of People with ASD: A Strengths-Based Approach to Intervention

 

 

Panel Session - Brain-Behavior Mechanisms of the Sensory and Motor Features of Autism

 

 

Panel Session - Developing ASD Interventions for End-Users: Examining the Process and Impacts of Training Providers in Multiple Community Service Systems

 

 

Panel Session - Fluctuations over Time in Parenting and Parent-Child Interactions in Families with a Child with Autism Spectrum Disorder

   
Panel Session - The Autism Biomarkers Consortium for Clinical Trials: Overview and Presentation of Interim Analyses

 

11:30A-1:30P

Poster Sessions

 

 

Exhibits

 

12;30P – 1:45P

Lunch Break (Box Lunches Provided)

 

12:30P-1:45P

INSAR Business Meeting

 

1:45P-3:30P

Oral Session - Brain Structure: Sex Differences & Twin Modelling

 

 

Oral Session - Challenging Theories of ASD

 

 

Oral Session - Genetics

 

 

Oral Session - School-Based Interventions

 

 

Oral Session - Pharmacological Interventions in ASD and Related Conditions (need to verify title)

 

 

Oral Session - Brain Structure: General Neuropathology & Case-level Prediction

 

 

Oral Session - From Cognition to Symptoms

 

 

Oral Session - International and Cross Cultural Perspectives

 

 

Oral Session - Improving Employment Outcomes for Adults

 

 

Oral Session - Service Access and Patterns of Care Across Service Systems

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