Annual Meeting of the
International Society for Research on Impulsivity

 

The International Society for Research on Impulsivity (InSRI) 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.

 

The meeting theme focused on: Impulsivity and the Opioid Epidemic

 

Program

8:45am – 9:00am Welcome and Opening Remarks
                             Alan Swann

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, 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, Christian Schütz

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 Location: 

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

  

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