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2018 Cognitive Remediation Conference

7:30 a.m.      Registration
 
8:45 a.m.                Welcome
                                 Alice Medalia, Ph.D.
 

                             MORNING SYMPOSIUM

9:00 a.m.              The ACTIVE Trial: Evidence-Based Cognitive Training for Older Adults
                                 George Rebok, Ph.D.
 
9:45 a.m.              How Clinicians Can Foster Learning in Cognitive Remediation
                             Ken Bain, Ph.D.
 
10:30 a.m.            Refreshment Break
 
10:45 a.m.            Metacognitive Training in Psychosis 
    Mahesh Menon Ph.D. 
 
11:30 a.m.            Neuroscience-Informed Cognitive Training
                             Sophia Vinogradov, M.D.
 
12:15 p.m.            Science to Practice Award: TBA
                             Poster AwardTBA
 
12:30 p.m.            Lunch and Posters
                             Poster Coordinator: Matthew M. Kurtz, Ph.D. 
 

                             AFTERNOON SYMPOSIUM A: Affective Disorders

 
1:30 p.m.              Training Affect Bias with Real Time Eye Tracker Feedback
     Christopher R. Bowie, Ph.D., C.Psych
 
1:50 p.m.              Cognitive Remediation for Depressive Inpatients: Challenges and Possible Solutions
 Wolfgang Trapp, Ph.D.
 
2:10 p.m.              Functional Remediation for Bipolar Disorder
 Anabel Martínez Arán, Ph.D.
 
2:30 p.m.              Modulating Attention during Cognitive Training in Bipolar Disorder: Neurobiological Change and Treatment Response
 K. Eve Lewandowski, Ph.D.    
                        
2:50 p.m.              Methodological Recommendations for Cognition Trials in Bipolar Disorder by the ISBD Targeting Cognition Task Force
 Kamilla Miskowiak, Ph.D.
 
3:10 p.m.               Refreshment Break 
 

                              AFTERNOON SYMPOSIUM B: Schizophrenia-Spectrum Disorders

 
1:30 p.m.              Mechanisms of Cognitive Benefits from Combined Exercise and Cognitive Remediation in Serious Mental Illness
 Susan R. McGurk, Ph.D.
 
1:50 p.m.              Comparing Cognitive Adaptation Training and Action-Based CR in Early Psychosis
 Sean A. Kidd, Ph.D., C.Psych., CPRP
 
2:10 p.m.              The MUSIC Inventory: A New Way to Track Patient Motivation during CR
 Marie C. Hansen, M.A.
 
2:30 p.m.              Training of Affect Recognition (TAR): Effects on Social Cognition and Functioning
 Anja Vaskinn, Ph.D.

 
2:50 p.m.              Mechanisms Through which CR Improves Functioning in Schizophrenia
 Natalia Ojeda, Ph.D.
               
3:10 p.m.              Refreshment Break 
 

                             AFTERNOON SYMPOSIUM C: Remote and Mobile Technologies to Assess and Treat Mental Health Disorders

 
3:30 p.m.              Using Cognitive Profiling to Personalize Neuroplasticity- based Training in Schizophrenia
 Bruno Biagianti, M.D.
 

3:50 p.m.              Mobile Inhibitory Control Training to Treat Major Depression
 Mor Nahum, Ph.D.
  
4:10 p.m.              Digital Approaches for Self-Regulation in Children with ADHD
 Jyoti Mishra, Ph.D.
 
     4:30 p.m.              Cognitive Training for Social Anxiety               
        Amit Lazarov, Ph.D.
 
 
4:50 p.m.               Mobile Cognitive Training for Veterans with Alcohol Use Disorder and PTSD
    Adrienne Heinz, Ph.D.
  
 
 5:10 p.m.       Adjourn 

                            AFTERNOON SYMPOSIUM D: CR Around the World
 
3:30 p.m.               Prioritizing Cognitive Remediation for Global Mental Health
  Isabelle Amado, M.D., Ph.D.
 
3:50 p.m.               From Little Things Big Things Grow: The Implementation and Dissemination of CR in Australia
  Frances Dark, M.D.
 
 
4:10 p.m.               Implementation and Dissemination of CR in the Real-World of Italian Psychiatric Services
  Antonio Vita, M.D., Ph.D.
 
 
4:30 p.m.               Cognitive Remediation in Japan: The Process of Dissemination and Development
  Satoru Ikezawa, M.D., Ph.D.
 
4:50 p.m.               Neurocognition and Functional Disability in Early-stage Schizophrenia in Southern India: Does Culture Matter?
  Matthew M. Kurtz, Ph.D.
 
 
5:10 p.m.       Adjourn


1:30 ~
 3:00 p.m.             AFTERNOON WORKSHOP SESSION #1

 
         A. Cognitive Remediation of Social Cognition in Schizophrenia and Related Disorders
Elodie Peyroux, Ph.D.

 
B. Action-based CR: Maximizing Transfer of Cognitive Gains to Everyday Functioning
    Melissa Milanovic, M.Sc., Tanya Tran, M.Sc. & Tammy Vanrooy, B.A.

 
C. Compensatory Cognitive Training
    Cynthia Burton, Ph.D.
 

 3:30 ~
  5:00 p.m.            AFTERNOON WORKSHOP SESSION #2 

         
          D. Behavioral Treatments to Enhance Executive Functioning in Psychiatric Outpatients
    Sharon Fader, L.C.S.W. & Enid C. Gertmenian, L.C.S.W.

 
E. Adapting Cognitive Enhancement Therapy for Early Psychosis
    Michelle Friedman-Yakoobian, Ph.D., Luis R. Sandoval, Ph.D. & Raquelle I. Mesholam-Gately, Ph.D.

 
F. How to Coach and Engage Clients in Cognitive Remediation
    William Jock, Ph.D.