Future Conferences




2021 - Boston, MA
March 18-21, 2021
Westin Boston Waterfront
25 Summer Street, Boston, MA, 02210
Conference Chairs: Cindy Aaronson, MSW, PhD and Adriana Feder, MD

2022 - Denver, CO
March 17-March 20, 2022
Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel
1550 Court Place, Denver, CO 80202 
Conference Chairs: Chadi G. Abdallah, MD and Lynnette Averill, PhD

2023- Washington, DC
April 13-April 16, 2023
Renaissance Washington, Downtown DC
Conference Co-Chairs: Jonathan Alpert, MD, PhD and Simon Rego, PsyD, ABPP, ACT

Past Conferences

2020 - San Antonio, TX 

March 19-22, 2020
San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter
101 Bowie Street, San Antonio, Texas
40th Anniversary of the ADAA Conference
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Conference Chairs:
-Cindy J. Aaronson, MSW, PhD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, NY
-Adriana Feder, MD - Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, NY

2019 - Chicago, IL
Conference Chair: Ned H. Kalin, MD 
Conference CE Information
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Keynote Speaker: Alan Schatzberg, MD
Potential Drugs of Abuse as Antidepressants and Anxiolytics:  Pluses and Minuses

Jerilyn Ross Lecture: Ketamine and Mind-Altering Drugs in Treating Anxiety and Depression: Potential Roles and Pitfalls - A Panel Discussion
Adriana Feder, MD, Roland Griffiths, PhD, Kenneth T. Norris, Jr., Carlos A Zarate, MD

2018 - Washington, DC
Conference Chair: Sanjay Mathew, MD
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Keynote Speaker: Joshua Gordon, MD, PhD
Update from the NIH

Jerilyn Ross Lecture: Pharmacological Strategies in the Treatment of Resistant Depression (TRD): The Past, The Present, and The Future
Maurizio Fava, MD

2017 - San Francisco, CA
Conference Chair: Gordon Asmundson, PhD R.D. Psych FRSC
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Final Program
Presentations and handouts available in the conference mobile app 

Keynote Speaker: Steven C. Hayes, PhD
The Power of Turning Toward: Why Psychological Flexibility Matters for Clients and Practitioners Alike

Jerilyn Ross Lecture: Well Being Therapy
Giovanni A. Fava, M.D.

2016 - Philadelphia, PA
Conference Chair: Jordan Smoller,MD, ScD
Final Program
List of presentations and handouts available in the conference mobile app 

Keynote Speaker: Matthew Nock, PhD 
Why Do People Harm Themselves? Recent Advances in the Understanding and Prediction of Suicidal Behavior

Jerilyn Ross Lecture: Does Psychotherapy Have a Future? A Moderated Panel Discussion
Myrna Weissman, PhD
Pim Cuijpers, PhD
Philip Wang, MD, Dr.PH

2015 - Miami, FL
Conference Chairs: Kerry Ressler, MD, PhD and Tanja Jovanovic, PhD
Final Program

Keynote Speaker: Helen Mayberg, MD
What Has DBS Taught Us About the Neurocircuitry of Depression? 

Jerilyn Ross Lecture: Should We Be Treating Neuroticism Instead of Anxiety and Depression
David H. Barlow

2014 - Chicago, IL
Conference Chair: Mark Pollack, MD
Final Program

Keynote Speaker: Jordan Smoller, MD
Will Genetic Research Help Us Find Better Treatments?

Jerilyn Ross Lecture: What is the Role of Mindfulness Meditation in the Treatment of Anxiety Disorders? Indicators, Caveats, and Empirical Status
Zindel Segal, MD

2013 - La Jolla, CA
Conference Chair: Luana Marques, PhD
Final Program

Keynote Speaker: James Fowler, PhD
Happiness, Depression, and the Power of Social Networking

2012 - Crystal City, VA
Conference Chair: Darin Dougherty, MD
Final Program

Keynote Speaker: David Spiegel, MD
“Tranceforming” Mind and Body

2011 - New Orleans, LA
Final Program

Keynote Speaker: Edna Foa, PhD
Disseminating Evidence-Based Treatments Within Systems and Across Countries: Lessons Learned From Prolonged Exposure Therapy for PTSD

2010 - Baltimore, MD
Final Program

Keynote Speaker: Trisha Meili 
I am the Central Park Jogger

2009 - Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico
Final Program 

Keynote Speaker: Richard Lane, MD, PhD
Neural Substrates of Implicit and Explicit EmotionalProcesses: Implications for Health