Annual Meeting of the
International Society for Research on Impulsivity

 

The International Society for Research on Impulsivity (InSRI) plans on convening its Annual Meeting on Wednesday May 9, 2018, as a one-day satellite symposium to the Society of Biological Psychiatry at the New York Hilton Midtown, New York, NY.

 

This year's theme focuses on: Impulsivity and the Opioid Epidemic

 

Preliminary Program

8:45am – 9:00am Welcome and Opening Remarks
                             InSRI President: Charles Mathias

Opening talk: the nature of the current opioid epidemic

9:00am – 9.45am (30 min talk; 15 min Q & A): David Fiellin
                             Chair: Marc Potenza

Session 1: What do we know about the relationship between impulsivity and opioid use from research using human subjects?
9:45am – 10.45am (20 minute presentation & 40 minute round table discussion)
                            Chair and Panel Participant: Marc Potenza
                            Speaker: F. Gerard Moeller
                            Panel participants: Anna Konova, Hugh Garavan, Sarah Yip

Session 2: What do we know about the relationship between impulsivity and opioid use from research using non-human subjects?
11:00am – 12:00pm (20 minute presentation & 40 minute round table discussion)
                            Chair and Panel Participant: Catharine Winstanley
                            Speaker: Taco de Vries
                            Panel participants: Tommy Pattij, Kathryn Cunningham, Marilyn Carroll, Yasmin Hurd

12.00pm-1.30pm LUNCH

Session 3: Does Impulsivity contribute to treatment development, prevention and policy relating to the opioid epidemic?
1:30pm – 3:00pm (two 20 minute presentations & 40 minute round table discussion)
                           Chair and Panel Participant: Abbe Gluck
                           Speakers: Patricia Conrod; Declan Barry
                           Panel participants: George Koob, Tanya Ramey

Session 4: Consensus Discussion
3:00pm – 4:00pm
                           Chairs: Abbe Gluck, Marc Potenza, Catharine Winstanley

Summary: What we know, what we don’t know, and what we really need to know

Lightning Talks

4:15pm – 5:15pm: 5 min talks by trainees
                           Chair: Alan Swann

 

The objectives of the meeting are:

1. To bring together scientists from multiple disciplines (preclinical and clinical neuroscience, psychiatry,
     psychology, and computational modeling) working in the area of impulsivity, risky decision making
     and addiction, in order to promote interdisciplinary dialog.
2. To involve trainees and junior faculty in the meeting and encourage their future participation in research
    on impulsivity, risky decision making and addictions.
3. To encourage increased participation of minority, disabled, and women scientists and clinicians in the area
    of impulsivity through participation in this meeting.

 

Meeting Registration

Meeting Location:

      New York Hilton Midtown
      1335 Avenue of the Americas
       New York, NY 10019

 

Lightning Talks

In lieu of posters, this year we are soliciting submissions for participation in a Lightning Talk format presentations, a series of 5 minute bite-sized bits of research.

  • Junior investigators and trainees are encouraged to submit proposals for presentation of their latest work, on impulsivity, including opiates, as well as other topic areas. Presentation format at brief, limited to a maximum of 10 slides and 5 minutes presentation time, with time for comment between speakers.
  • Proposal Submission Deadline is April 9, 2018. Send proposal to Secretary@impulsivity.org
  • Subject line = “Lightning Talks 2018”.
  • Body of email to include Title, Authors, Affiliation, and 2 sentence description of presentation content.
  • Presentations will be accepted on ongoing basis. Slides for accepted presentations must be submitted for collation prior to the meeting (deadline May 4, 2018).

 

Organizing Committee:

   Catharine Winstanley - University of British Columbia - Vancouver
   F. Gerard Moeller - Virginia Commonwealth University
   Marc N. Potenza - Yale School of Medicine
   Alan C. Swann - Baylor College of Medicine
   Charles W. Mathias - University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio