Schedule of Events

8:00 AM – 12:00 PMEducation Day SessionsSpanish Language Track (Part 1)PGC Data Access Committee: Methods to Access PGC Data
9:45 AM – 10:15 AMBreak
12:00 PM – 1:00 PMLunch on Own
1:00 PM – 3:45 PMEducation Day SessionsSpanish Language Track (Part 2)Media Training Workshop
4:00 PM – 5:00 PMOpening Plenary Session
Nature’s Gift: How the Discovery of Structural Principles in a Microbial Protein Helped Illuminate the Pathophysiology of Psychiatry
Karl Deisseroth, USA
5:15 PM – 7:15 PM25th Anniversary Opening Reception
8:30 AM – 9:30 AMPlenary Session II
Stress and the Social Brain – Studies on Social Hierarchies, Aggression and Psychopathy
Carmen Sandi, Switzerland
9:30 AM – 10:00 AMBreak
10:00 AM – 11:30 AMConcurrent Symposia SessionsNovel Implications for RNA in Psychiatric GeneticsUnfolding the Genetic Basis of ADHDLeveraging Novel Statistical Methods and Big Data to Improve Imaging GeneticsFrom Genes to Neural Mechanisms: Characterizing the Effects of Genetic Risk Variation in Schizophrenia
11:30 AM – 1:30 PMPoster Session I / Lunch on Own
1:30 PM – 3:00 PMConcurrent Oral & Symposia SessionsGenetics of Addiction: New Findings from Sequencing Studies and Beyond (Symposia)
3:00 PM – 3:30 PMBreak
3:30 PM – 4:30 PMPlenary Session III
From DSM to DNA: Cross-Disorder Genetics and the Implications of Pleiotropy 
Jordan Smoller, USA
4:30 PM – 6:30 PMPlenary Reception Event Open to ALL Focusing on Women in Psychiatric Genetics(Registration Required)
8:30 AM – 9:30 AMPlenary Session III
Perspective on Data Sharing and Open Science in Psychiatric Genetics
Ben Neale, USA
9:30 AM – 10:00 AMBreak
10:00 AM – 11:00 AMISPG Awardee Presentations with Talks
11:15 AM – 1:15 PMPoster Session II / Lunch on Own
1:15 PM – 2:45 PMConcurrent Oral Sessions
2:45 PM – 3:15 PMBreak
3:15 PM – 4:45 PMConcurrent Symposia SessionsThe Aggressotype Project: Insights into the Genetics of Aggression from Human and Animal StudiesGenetics of Gilles De La Tourette Syndrome; Accelerating Discoveries Through Large-Scale Collaborative EffortsGenes in the Context of the Medical Phenome: The Challenges, Opportunities, and Pitfalls of Psychiatric Genetics Using Biobanks and RegistriesIntegrative Omics in Psychiatric Diseases: Tools for Discovery and Understanding Biology
5:00 PM – 6:30 PMPresidential SymposiumPsychiatric Genetics Around the Globe – Chances and Challenges: An Update from the Global Diversity Task Force of the ISPG
7:00 PM – 9:00 PMNetworking Reception at the Red Coconunt at Universal (Ticketed Event)
8:30 AM – 9:30 AMPlenary Session IV
From Gene-finding to Understanding Biological Pathways to Psychiatric Disease Through Interdisciplinarity
Barbara Franke, Netherlands
9:30 AM – 10:00 AMBreak
10:00 AM – 11:30 AMConcurrent Symposia SessionsMechanisms of Early Adversity Associated Increases in Risk for Psychiatric DisordersThe Psychiatric Genomics Consortium for PTSD: Integration of Multi-System Markers of Risk and ResilienceTraits in the General Population – A Solution for Genetic Studies of Psychiatric DisordersNatural Selection and the Genetics of Psychiatric Disorders
11:30 AM – 12:30 PMISPG Business Meeting with Lunch
12:30 PM – 2:15 PMConcurrent Oral Sessions
2:15 PM – 2:45 PMBreak
2:45 PM – 4:15 PMConcurrent Symposia SessionsGenetics of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Across the LifespanHow to Make a Million (MDD Cases)Genetic Counseling for Psychiatric Disorders: Establishing a Framework in the Genomic EraFrom Genetic Association to Disease Biology: 2D and 3D Human Ipsc Models of Neuropsychiatric Disorders and CRISPR/Cas9 Genome Editing
4:30 PM – 6:30 PMPoster Session III
8:30 AM – 10:00 AMConcurrent Symposia SessionsPharmacogenomics – From Large Collaborations to Implementation and Drug DiscoveryImaging Genetics: From Neanderthals to Modern Human’s Psychiatric DisordersFunctional Genomic Regulation in the Brain: (Epi)Genetic Variation, Neurodevelopment and Psychiatric DiseaseAnxiety Genomics
10:00 AM – 10:30 AMBreak
10:30 AM – 12:00 PMPlenary VI
ENIGMA, Big Data, and the Brain: Imaging and Genomics of 18 Brain Diseases in 50,000 Individuals from 35 Countries 
Paul Thompson, USA
12:00 P M – 12:15 PMClosing Remarks
1:00 PM – 4:00 PMWCPG & ASHG Collaborative Symposium (Ticketed Event)****NEW!
The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) Annual Conference
Location: Orange County Convention Center – South Building
(Separate registration required)