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The pre-conference Academies and Workshops are independent meetings from NEI Congress. Each meeting requires a separate registration and fee payment. All sessions will be held in the Mountain Time (MT) Zone. The agenda is subject to change.
nei 2021 Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Academy
Wednesday, November 3
Location: Broadmoor Hall
4.5 Credits
8:00 am Academy Check-In at Broadmoor Hall
1:10 pm – 1:15 pm Welcome Remarks
1:15 pm – 2:15 pm The Littlest Victims: Optimizing Pediatric Care in Challenging Times Jeffrey R. Strawn, MD
2:15 pm – 3:15 pm Sunrise to Sunset: Shedding a Light on the Treatment of Pediatric ADHD Timothy E. Wilens, MD
3:15 pm – 3:30 pm Break (15 minutes)
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm You “Aut” to Know: Causes, Consequences, and Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders Adelaide S. Robb, MD
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Managing Pediatric Mood Disorders Across the Spectrum Manpreet K. Singh, MD, MS
5:30 pm – 6:00 pm Panel Q&A Jeffrey R. Strawn, MD;
Timothy E. Wilens, MD;
Adelaide S. Robb, MD;
Manpreet K. Singh, MD, MS
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Industry Poster Reception
Sponsored by Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Location: International Center
nei 2021 Forensic Psychiatry Academy
Wednesday, November 3
Location: Colorado Hall
4.5 Credits
8:00 am Academy Check-In at Broadmoor Hall
1:10 pm – 1:15 pm Welcome Remarks
1:15 pm – 2:15 pm Short Circuits? Exploring the Neurobiology Behind Violence and Aggression Stephen M. Stahl, MD, PhD, DSc (Hon.)
2:15 pm – 3:15 pm Criminalization of Mental Illness Katherine Warburton, DO
3:15 pm – 3:30 pm Break (15 minutes)
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm How to Detect Malingered Mental Illness: A Practical Primer Charles L. Scott, MD
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Follow Me: Risk Assessment and Management of Stalking James L. Knoll, MD
5:30 pm – 6:00 pm Panel Q&A Stephen M. Stahl, MD, PhD, DSc (Hon.);
Katherine Warburton, DO;
Charles L. Scott, MD;
James L. Knoll, MD
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Industry Poster Reception
Sponsored by Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Location: International Center
nei 2021 Pre-Conference Workshop: Recreational Drug Use
Thursday, November 4
Location: Broadmoor Hall
3.25 Credits
6:30 am Workshop Check-In at Broadmoor Hall
7:15 am – 8:15 am Breakfast Industry Symposium The Importance of Patient Functioning and Quality of Life in Treatment Decisions for Bipolar Depression
Sponsored by Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Location: International Center
8:25 am – 8:30 am Welcome Remarks
8:30 am – 9:15 am An Update on Psychedelics Roger S. McIntyre, MD, FRCPC
9:15 am – 10:00 am Cannabis and Violence: From High to Homicidal Charles L. Scott, MD
10:00 am – 10:15 am Break (15 minutes)
10:15 am – 11:00 am Just Rub Some Oil on It: The Efficacy of CBD and Hemp Products Kari L. Franson, PharmD, PhD
11:00 am – 11:45 am Stimulating Conversation About Meth Use Andrew J. Cutler, MD
11:45 am – 12:00 pm Panel Q&A Roger S. McIntyre, MD, FRCPC;
Andrew J. Cutler, MD;
Charles L. Scott, MD;
Kari L. Franson, PharmD, PhD
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch Industry Symposium: A Case of Parkinson's Disease Psychosis: Managing Hallucinations and Delusions Associated with Parkinson's Disease Psychosis
Sponsored by Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Location: International Center

Lunch Industry Symposium: SPRAVATO® and the Management of Two Subsets of Challenging to Treat Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) in Adults
Sponsored by Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Location: Colorado Hall
Amita R. Patel MD, CMD, MHA
Amber Hoberg, APRN, MSN, PMHNP-C;


Rayan Al Jurdi, MD;
Lara Shirikjiian, DO
nei 2021 NEI Congress
Thursday-Sunday, November 4-7
Location: Broadmoor Hall
21.75 Credits
Thursday, November 4
9:00 am Congress Check-In at Broadmoor Hall
1:10 pm – 1:15 pm Welcome Remarks
1:15 pm – 2:15 pm Not Good Enough: What to Do When Standard Treatment for Depression Fails Roger S. McIntyre, MD, FRCPC
2:15 pm – 3:00 pm There’s More to It: ADHD and Comorbidities Napoleon B. Higgins, MD
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Networking Break
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Exhibit Hall Open
4:00 pm – 4:45 pm Counting Sheep: Improving the Recognition and Management of Insomnia Jade Wu, PhD, DBSM
4:45 pm – 5:30 pm Anger Everywhere: Addressing Agitation in Psychiatric Disorders Rona J. Hu, MD
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm If You Prescribe Antipsychotics, You Must Use Plasma Levels: Here's Why and How Jonathan M. Meyer, MD
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Dinner Industry Symposium: The Management of Bipolar I Disorder
Sponsored by AbbVie
Location: International Center
Vladimir Maletic, MD, MS
Friday, November 5
7:00 am – 8:00 am Breakfast Industry Symposium: Learn More: An Oral Treatment Option for Schizophrenia or Bipolar I Disorder
Sponsored by Alkermes, Inc.
Location: International Center
Heather Luing, MD
8:10 am – 8:15 am Welcome Remarks
8:15 am – 9:15 am Safety First: A Comparison of the Safety and Tolerability of Antipsychotics Andrew J. Cutler, MD
9:15 am – 10:15 am The When, Why, and How of Using Benzodiazepines Jeffrey R. Strawn, MD
10:15 am – 11:00 am Networking Break
10:15 am – 1:45 pm Exhibit Hall Open
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Inflamed in the Brain: The Role of Inflammation in Psychiatry Roger S. McIntyre, MD, FRCPC
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch Industry Symposium: The Role of Monoamine Modulation, With a Focus on Norepinephrine, in Symptoms of Major Depressive Disorder, Schizophrenia, and Bipolar Disorder
Sponsored by Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc. & Lundbeck
Location: International Center

Lunch Industry Symposium: Trending Topic: Update on Tardive Dyskinesia Screening and Treatment Guidelines
Sponsored by Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc.
Location: Colorado Hall
Vladimir Maletic, MD, MS






Jeffrey Hansen, MD
1:15 pm – 2:15 pm Beyond the Binary: Affirmative Mental Health Care for Transgender and Gender Diverse People Rhonda Schwindt, DNP, RN, PMHNP-BC
2:15 pm – 3:00 pm Where We Are and Where We Are Headed: Advancements in the Treatment of Schizophrenia Leslie Citrome, MD, MPH
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Nurturing Cultural Humility in Mental Health Care Napoleon B. Higgins, MD;
Rona J. Hu, MD
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Scientific Poster Session and Networking Break
Location: Bartolin Exhibit Hall
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Afternoon Industry Symposium: A Novel Approach in Pediatric ADHD
Sponsored by Supernus Pharmaceuticals
Location: Colorado Hall
Gregory W. Mattingly MD;
Theresa Cerulli, MD
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Exhibit Hall Open
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Interview with the Author: Hidden Valley Road Robert Kolker;
Stephen M. Stahl, MD, PhD, DSc (Hon.);
Andrew J. Cutler, MD
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Dinner Industry Symposium: Is an LAI Appropriate for your Adult Patients with Schizophrenia?
Sponsored by Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc. & Lundbeck
Location: International Center
Jelena Kunovac, MD, MS
Saturday, November 6
7:00 am – 8:00 am Breakfast Industry Symposium: Clinical Profile and Considerations for Use of a Long-Acting Injectable Treatment in Adults with Schizophrenia
Sponsored by Alkermes, Inc.
Location: International Center
James T. Barker II, MD
8:10 am – 8:15 am Welcome Remarks
8:15 am – 9:15 am Fighting for Mental Health: Improving Veteran Care Stephen M. Stahl, MD, PhD, DSc (Hon.);
Nicole M. Ballinger, DO, MPH, LtCol (USAF-Ret)
9:15 am – 10:15 am It Never Gets Old: Age-related Dementia and Psychosis Laxman B. Bahroo, DO
10:15 am – 11:00 am Networking Break (1 hour)
10:15 am – 1:45 pm Exhibit Hall Open
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Similar but Different: Exploring the Options for Treating ADHD David W. Goodman, MD, FAPA
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch Industry Symposium: An Adjunctive Option for Adults with Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) Experiencing a Partial Response to an Antidepressant
Sponsored by Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc. & Lundbeck
Location: International Center

Lunch Industry Symposium: Managing Schizophrenia in Adult Patients: Clinical Evidence Supporting the Use of a Once-Daily Atypical Antipsychotic
Sponsored by Intra-Cellular Therapies, Inc.
Location: Colorado Hall
Gregory W. Mattingly, MD





Roueen Rafeyan, MD;
Brooke Kempf, PMHNP-BC
1:15 pm – 2:00 pm In the Mood: Optimizing Diagnosis and Treatment of Bipolar Depression Leslie Citrome, MD, MPH
2:00 pm – 2:45 pm It’s a Woman’s World: Exploring Female Mental Health Issues Manpreet K. Singh, MD, MS
2:45 pm – 3:30 pm Biggest Mistakes in Psychopharm Andrew J. Cutler, MD;
Thomas L. Schwartz, MD;
Jonathan M. Meyer, MD
3:30 pm – 4:15 pm Networking Break
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Exhibit Hall Open
4:15 pm – 5:00 pm Total Eclipse of the TAAR: Update on Trace Amines and Their Receptors Stephen M. Stahl, MD, PhD, DSc (Hon.)
5:00 pm – 5:45 pm Helping the Head without Harming the Heart: Treating Depression in Patients with Heart Disease Rajnish Mago, MD
5:45 pm – 6:30 pm A New Movement? Managing Acute and Chronic Movement Disorders Laxman B. Bahroo, DO
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Dinner Industry Symposium: Tardive Dyskinesia: Overcoming the Challenges of Differential Diagnosis & Treatment in the Era of Telepsychiatry
Sponsored by Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc.
Location: International Center
Sandeep Thakkar, DO;
Deb York, MSN, PMHNP-BC, APRN, CCRA
Daylight Savings Time Reminder!
Don't forget to set your clocks back on Saturday night! Daylight savings time ends at 2:00 am.
Sunday, November 7
7:00 am – 8:00 am Breakfast Industry Symposium: A Closer Look at Tardive Dyskinesia: Expert Insights on Its Impact and Management Considerations
Sponsored by Teva Pharmaceuticals
Location: International Center
Craig Chepke, MD, FAPA
8:10 am – 8:15 am Welcome Remarks
8:15 am – 9:30 am Here to Stay: ADHD in Older Adults David W. Goodman, MD, FAPA
9:30 am – 10:30 am Taking a Bite Out of Nutrition and Mental Health Andrew J. Cutler, MD
10:30 am – 10:45 am Break (15 minutes)
10:45 am – 11:45 am Re–Counting Neurobiological and Treatment Advances of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Jeffrey R. Strawn, MD
11:45 am – 11:50 am Closing Remarks
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