Conference Schedule

Tentative Schedule of Events

Thursday, June 13, 2013
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  -  Pre-conference Program - A Doubled  Challenge: Pregnancy and
     Post-partum in Bipolar Disorder
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  -  Pre-conference Program - State of the Art in Diagnosing, Assessing and
     Treating Bipolar Disorder: A Training Course to Become a Bipolar Expert
Time TBD (4 hour session)  -  Pre-conference Program - Using Chronobiology to Understand and
     Enhance the Treatment of Bipolar Disorders
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  -  Latin America Satellite Meeting
12:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  -  Satellite Symposium TBD
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.  -  Satellite Symposium TBD
5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. – Opening Session & Awards Ceremony
5:30 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.  -  Keynote – Mania and the Cultural Divide :  Perspectives of Psychiatry and
     Literature, Kay Jamison
6:15 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.  -  Keynote – Genetic Analysis of Relevant Biological Pathways in Bipolar
     Disorder, Marion Leboyer
7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.  -  Opening Reception
 
Friday, June 14, 2013
7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.  -  Workshops/Brainstorming sessions with breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m  -  Concurrent Sessions
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.  -  Mid-Morning Break
10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.  -  Keynote Lecture – Cognition in Bipolar Disorder, Guy Goodwin
11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. -Keynote Lecture – The Cellular Underpinnings of Synaptic and Neural

     Plasticity: New Avenues for the Development of Novel Therapies for Mood Disorders,
     Husseini Manji
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.  -  Lunch Break
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.  -  Concurrent Sessions
2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.  -  Break
3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.  -  Concurrent Sessions
4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.  -  Poster Session I
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.  -  Satellite Symposium TBD
 
Saturday, June 15, 2013
Joint Day with Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)
7:00 a.m. – 8.30 a.m.  -  Workshops/Brainstorming sessions with breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.  -  Joint Day Welcome
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.  -  Concurrent Basic Science Session 1
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.  -  Parallel Sessions Partnership Alliance DBSA Organized (Part 1)
a) Research Participant/Researcher Partnership track
b) Patient/Clinician Partnership track
10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.  -  Mid-Morning Break
10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.  -  Concurrent Basic Science Session 2
10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.  -  DBSA Plenary Program Anti-Stigma Performance and Research Presentation
12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.  -  Lunch & “Fostering the Therapeutic Alliance” Brainstorm Session
2:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.  -  Concurrent Basic Science Session 3
2:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.  -  Track II: Research Partnership Session 2
Track III: Practitioner Partnership Session 2
3:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.  -  Afternoon Break
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.  -  Public Keynote Lecture (DBSA and ICBD Organized)
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.  -  Poster Session II
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.  -  Satellite Symposium TBD
 
Sunday, June 16, 2013
7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.  -  Workshops/Brainstorming sessions with breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.  -  Concurrent Sessions
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.  -  Mid-Morning Break
10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.  -  Keynote Lecture – Sleep and Circadian Rhythms in Bipolar Disorder: Seeking Synchrony, Harmony, Regulation and Novel Treatments, Alison Harvey
11:15 a.m. – 12:00 pm. – Keynote Lecture – Neurobiology of Bipolar Disorder: From Synaptic Destabilization to Mood Stabilization, Carlos Zarate

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.  -  Lunch Break
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.  -  Concurrent Sessions
2:30 p.m.  -  Adjourn