North American Society for the Study of
Personality Disorders

Fifth Annual Conference

Jump to date: Friday, April 7 | Saturday, April 8

Friday, April 7, 2017

8:15am

Welcoming Remarks

 
8:30-9:15am

PLENARY talk #1:

Longitudinal Course of Adult Development (Valliant)

9:15-10:00am

PLENARY talk #2:

Longitudinal Course of Borderline Personality Disorder (Zanarini)

10:00-10:45am

Dr. Bruce Cuthbert PhD NIMH re: funding

 
10:45-11:00am

Break

 
11:00-11:45am

PLENARY talk #3:

Neurobiology of Personality Disorders (Koenigsberg)

11:45am-1:15pm

Lunch Provided


Poster session

11:45-1:00  (please take down posters by 1:00)

12:30-1:15pm

Lunch meeting with Dr. Cuthbert PhD for PD faculty members and NASSPD board members

1:15-2:30pm

Symposiums:


  1. Development of Borderline Personality Disorder (Stepp, Lazarus, Fatimah, Conway) *Gap lecture

  2. The role of personality functioning in PD diagnosis: Necessary, sufficient, both, or neither? (Clark, Crawford, Widiger)

  3. General Psychiatric Management as a good enough approach to proliferate a better standard of care. (Unruh, Hong, McCommon, Price)

2:30-3:45pm

Symposiums:


  1. Borderline Personality Disorder symptomatology (Black, Judd, Reich, Scott, Tragesser)

  2. Interpersonal and Social aspects of Borderline Personality Disorder (Berenson, Fineberg, Magni, Miano)

  3. Adolescent Treatment Approaches (Blum, Borkum, MacMillan, Muir)

 
3:45-4:00pm

Break

 
4:00-5:30pm

Symposiums:


  1. Mechanisms of change in the treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder  (Levy, Choi-Kain, Sharp, Stanley)

  2. Advancing Genetic Research in Borderline Personality Disorder: Challenges and new directions (Rodriquez-Perez, Ferrer-Vinadell, Hodgkinson)

  3. Clinically relevant findings from basic personality science (Hopwood, Bleidorn, Roberts)

6:30-9:00pm

Society Banquet- Club Quarters

 

Saturday, April 8, 2017

9:00-9:45am

MASTER CLINICIAN talk #1- (Plakun)

9:45-10:45am

Speed Data Talks: 

(Cameron, Athanasiadi,  Johnson, Arakan, Rosenstein, Vest, Masland, Kivity, Conway, Lipner, Poggi)

 
10:45-11:00am

Break

 
11:00am-12:30pm

Symposiums:


  1. Borderline Personality Disorder in adolescents: Psychological Factors  (Sharp, Beeney, Crowell, Gratz)*Gap lecture

  2. Neurobiology of treatment response in Borderline PD (Fertuck, Labouliere, Ruocco, Cain, Hazlett, Lenzenweger)

  3. BPD Treatment and Screening Approaches (Zimmerman, Paris, Crawford, Sauer-Zavala, Ellison, Laporte)

12:30-1:15pm

Lunch (on your own)

1:30-3:00pm

Symposiums:


  1. Contemporary applications of transference-focused psychotherapy (Caligor, Hersh, Caligor, Choi-Kain)

  2. New Directions in the study of Suicide in Borderline Personality Disorder (Goodman,Tusiani, Soloff, Temes)

  3. Family panel: NEA-BPD (1:30-2:30) /TARA (2:30-3) (McCrave, Grimes, Cardone, Rosenberg, Porr)

 
3:00-3:15pm

Break

 
3:15-3:30pm

NASSPD Awards Presentation

3:30-4:15pm

MASTER CLINICIAN talk #2: Updates on DBT (McMain)

4:15-5:00pm

PLENARY talk #4: Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy (Kernberg)

5:00-5:15pm

Closing Remarks (Goodman)