Schedule of Events

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Sunday, November 5
8:00 AM – 12:30 PM Hoover Dam Tour
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11:00 AM Registration Opens
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Debate: High Risk vs. Population Approaches to Save Lives
2:15 PM – 3:45 PM Concurrent Symposia Sessions
Media, Social Media, and Suicide
Challenging Fundamental Assumptions About the Nature of Suicide and Suicide Risk: Insights From Machine Learning Studies
Toward More Precise Understanding of Suicidal States
New Understanding of  the Neurobiology of Suicide and Potential Causes
3:45 PM – 4:00 PM Afternoon Coffee Break
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM Morselli Award Presentation and Living Room Discussion With the Awardees
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Welcome Reception (included for all registered attendees)
Monday, November 6
7:00 AM – 8:00 AM Early Career Researcher Breakfast
7:00 AM – 8:30 AM Morning Coffee
8:15 AM – 9:45 AM Concurrent Symposia Sessions
Recent Findings on the Biological Underpinning of Suicide Using Postmortem Human Brain
Improving Understanding of Suicide Risk in Youth: Answering Questions of How, Who, and When
Safety and Ethical Consideration for Suicide Research
Military and Veteran Suicide
9:45 AM – 10:00 AM Mid-Morning Coffee Break
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM Concurrent Symposia Sessions
Optimizing Capacity for Suicide Surveillance to Support U.S. Prevention Efforts
Innovations in Identifying Suicide Risk via Actuarial Methods
Interventions to Prevent Child and Adolescent Suicide
 Psychosocial Interventions to Prevent Suicide
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM Poster Session I with Lunch
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM IASR Membership Meeting (IASR Members Only)
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM Living Room Discussion- Lived Experience
2:45 PM – 4:15 PM Concurrent Oral Sessions
Neurocognitive Processes and Suicidality
Military & Veteran Suicide 
Correlates & Characteristics of Self-Harming & Suicidal Behavior 
Understanding Suicide: Culture Specific Studies
4:15 PM – 4:30 PM Afternoon Coffee Break
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM  Keynote Session
Suicide Prevention: A View From the NIMH
Tuesday, November 7
7:00 AM – 8:00 AM Funding Mechanisms Breakfast: Build the Field, Build Your Career
7:00 AM – 8:30 AM Morning Coffee
8:15 AM – 9:45 AM Concurrent Symposia Sessions
Community Based Suicide Prevention
Media and Suicide: Impacts of Portrayals of Suicide, Mass Shootings, and Gambling-Suicide
Population and Systems Based Approaches to Suicide Prevention
Neurobiology of Suicide: Genetics
9:45 AM – 10:00 AM Mid-Morning Coffee Break
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM Concurrent Symposia Sessions
Novel Stress Related Biomarkers of Suicidal Behavior
Psychological Models of Suicide
Working with Psychiatrically Hospitalized Adolescents: From Assessment to Intervention
Novel Approaches to Understand and Preventing Suicide
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM Poster Session II with Lunch
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM Concurrent Oral Sessions
Risk Factors for Suicide
Neurobiology of Suicide: Genetics and Genomics
Suicide in Adolescents: Age Challenges
Neurobiology of Suicide: Biomarkers
3:00 PM – 3:15 PM Afternoon Coffee Break
3:15 PM – 4:45 PM Concurrent Symposia Sessions
Suicide Genetics from Populations to Genes: Multi-Level Explorations Using the Utah Population Database
Zero Suicide Practice to Science: Building an Evidence Base
Mobile Technology, Statistical Learning Techniques and Theory-Based Predictions: Recent Advantages in Improving Our Understanding of Suicidal Ideation and Behavior
Impact of Suicide on Others
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM Concurrent Oral Sessions
Risk Assessment and Interventions in Adolescent Suicidality
Epidemiology Across the Lifecourse
Moving ‘Upstream’ to Prevent Suicide
The Role of Media & Social Media in Suicide and Its Prevention
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM Gala Dinner (additional registration required to attend)
Wednesday, November 8
7:00 AM – 8:30 AM Morning Coffee
8:15 AM – 9:45 AM Concurrent Symposia Sessions
New Models and Methods for Predicting Suicide Risk
Screening and Management of Suicide Risk in Pediatric Medical Settings: Validating and Implementing the Ask Suicide-Screening Questions (ASQ) With Young Medical Patients
Suicide in Older Adults- From Prevention to Postvention
 Using Large and Complex Data in Suicide Research
9:45 AM – 10:00 AM Mid-Morning Coffee Break
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM Concurrent Oral Sessions
Challenges and Solutions in Psychosocial Interventions Research
Prevention in Diverse Sites & Populations
Prospective Studies in Suicide Behavior
Current Issues in Suicide Prevention
11:45 AM – 1:00 PM Closing Keynote Session
 Suicide Among Refugees- A Mockery of Humanity
 A City That Disappears Every Year: Global Perspectives on Suicide