Schedule of Events

Conference Schedule
Sunday, October 14
11:00am – 7:00pm Registration
12:00pm – 1:00pm Concurrent Education Sessions
Genetics of Bipolar Disorder – Sven Cichon, Nick Craddock
Imaging Genomics for Psychiatric Disorders – Sophia Frangou
1:00 pm – 1:15 pm Coffee Break
1:15pm – 2:15pm How to Make GWAS Successful – Stephan Ripke, Sara Pulit
Schizophrenia Genetics – Michael O’Donovan
2:15 pm – 2:30 pm Coffee Break
2:30pm – 3:30pm Analysis of Rare Variants – Benjamin Neale
Evolutionary Aspects of Psychiatric Disorders – Matthew Keller
3:30pm – 4:00pm Coffee Break
4:00pm – 5:00pm Psychiatric Epigenetics:  An Introduction – James Potash
Next Generation Data Integration – Alexander B. Niculescu, Thomas Schulze
5:15pm – 6:15pm Pharmacogenomics in the Post GWAS Era: Study Design and Analysis Approaches for the Next Generation of Pharmacogenomics – Brooke Fridley, Wolfgang Sadee, Eli Stahl
Registry-based Research in Psychiatric DiseasesPreben Bo Mortensen
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Travel Awardee Orientation
7:00pm – 9:00pm Welcome Reception
Monday, October 15
7:00am – 6:00pm Registration Open
9:00am – 9:30am Congress Welcome and Plenary Session,
9:30 am – 10:30 am Plenary Session, Architecture of the Human Brain – Karl Zilles
10:30am – 11:00am Coffee Break
11:00am – 12:00pm Plenary Session, The Genomic Architecture of Psychiatric Disorders – Mark J. Daly
12:30pm – 1:30pm Lunch Break
12:00pm – 1:30pm ISPG Board Meeting
1:30pm – 3:00pm (4) Concurrent Independent Oral Presentation Sessions
3:00pm – 3:30pm Coffee Break
3:30pm – 5:00pm (4) Concurrent Symposia Sessions
5:00pm – 7:00pm Poster Session
Tuesday, October 16
7:00am – 7:00pm Registration Open
7:30am – 9:00am 2013 WCPG Program Committee Meeting
9:00am – 10:00am Plenary Session, What can we Learn from the Study of Other Species for Human Brain Behavior Disorder – Kerstin Lindblad-Toh
10:00am – 10:30am Coffee Break
10:30am – 11:30am Plenary Session, Novel Approaches to Psychiatric Drug Discovery:  Impact of Psychiatric Genetics – Bryan L. Roth
11:30am – 1:00pm Lunch Break
11:30 am – 12:15 pm ISPG Business Meeting
12:15 pm – 1:00 pm Roche Sponsored Symposia Session, From Basic Science to a Filled Drug Pipeline: Interaction Between Academia and Industry
1:00pm – 2:30pm (4) Concurrent Independent Oral Presentation Sessions
2:30pm – 3:00pm Coffee Break
3:00pm – 4:30pm (4) Concurrent Symposia Sessions
4:30pm – 6:30pm Poster Session
Wednesday, October 17
7:00am – 7:00pm Registration Open
7:30 am – 9:00 am 2014 WCPG Program Committee Meeting
9:00am – 5:00pm Consortia Meetings
9:00am – 10:00am Plenary Session, The Issue of Missing Heritability Revisited – Peter Visscher
10:00am – 10:30am Coffee Break
10:30am – 11:30am Lifetime Achievement Award and Plenary Session – Raymond R. Crowe
11:30am – 1:00pm Lunch Break
1:00pm – 2:30pm (4) Concurrent Independent Oral Presentation Sessions
2:30pm – 3:00pm Coffee Break
3:00pm – 4:30pm (4) Concurrent Symposia Sessions
4:30pm – 6:30pm Poster Session
7:00pm Networking Dinner at Au Quai
Thursday, October 18
7:00am – 7:00pm Registration Open
9:00am – 5:00pm Consortia Meetings
9:00am – 10:00am Plenary Session, What Phenotypes Should Psychiatric Geneticists Focus On? – Trevor Robbins
10:00am – 10:30am Coffee Break
10:30am – 11:00am Theodore Reich Award
Richard Todd Award
Oral and Poster Awards
11:00 am – 12:00 pm NIAAA Plenary Session, A Decade of Studies Investigating Gene X Environment Interactions and the Risk for Alcohol Abuse and Related Psychopatholgy: A Nonhuman Primate Model – Dee Higley
12:00 pm – 12:30 pm Program Conclusion