Adults with FASD Conference 2018

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Pre-Conference: LET’S TALK: Evidence, Experience and the Wisdom in the Room
Wednesday April 18, 2018

Topic 1: Research with Animal Models: Inflammation and the Immune System

Moderators: Joanne Weinberg, Bill Dunty
Presenters: Tamara Bodnar, Paul D. Drew, Molly Goodfellow

Topic 2: Brain Sciences – Imaging and Neuro Psychology

Moderator: Edward Riley
Presenters: Jeff Wozniak, Claire D. Coles, Paul D. Connor

Main Conference: Thursday April 19, 2018

Opening Remarks: the Wisdom of Experience: Change Makers

Myles Himmelreich, CJ Lutke, Katrina Griffin

Change Makers

RJ Formanek

Plenary. Understanding How “Executive Function” IS “Everyday Function” in FASD

Presenter: Sara Jo Nixon

Change Makers

Paul Thompson

Plenary. Will Diagnostic Systems for FASD in Children Work in Adults?

Moderator: Michael Charness

Presenters: Kenneth L. Jones, Jocelynn Cook, Jonathan Down, R. Colin Carter

Main Conference: Friday April 20, 2018

Change Makers

Katrina Griffin

Plenary (2-hr Symposium): DOHAD: Metabolic Symposium – Updates in Animal and Human Research

Moderators: Joanne Weinberg, Michael Charness

FASD in Adulthood: Insights on Metabolic Syndrome Risk from Zebrafish Models

Olivia Weeks

Does Prenatal Alcohol Exposure Increase Offspring Risk for Metabolic Syndrome? Metabolic Assessment in Moderate PAE Mouse Model

Susan Smith

Prenatal Exposure and Metabolic Disease in Adulthood: Evidence From Animal Models

Karen Moritz

Associations Between Prenatal Alcohol Exposure, Behavior, Diet and Obesity

Jeff Wozniak

Change Makers

Alexandra Taussig

Plenary: Community Based Research Starts with the Community: On Effective and Ethical Practices for “Patient-Oriented” and Collaborative Research with Families and Individuals with FASD

Presenters: Dorothy Reid, Lisa Brownstone, Michelle Stewart, Niall Schofield

Main Conference: Saturday April 21, 2018

Change Makers

Justin Mitchell

Plenary. FASD and the Criminal Justice system: Making the Case for Research to Build Evidence-Based Policy Responses

Kaitlyn McLachlan
Followed by a panel: Joanna Wells, Mansfield Mela, Corey La Berge

Closing Plenary Panel: We Are Parents: What It Looks Like

Presenters: Justin Mitchell, Angie Lutke, RJ Formanek, Erin Reimer-Mayzes, Myles Himmelreich

Presentation of Starfish Awards