Schedule

CONCURRENT SESSIONS GUIDE:
(RP) = Brain Research ghj_amp Practical Strategies/Interventions
(P) = Mostly Brain-Based Practical Strategies and Interventions
(R) = Mostly Brain/Child Development Research
(PreK-16) = Applicable Grade Levels

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Friday, May 3, 2013 Pre-Conference Workshops

8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel

The Frontal Lobe in the Classroom (RP, K-16)
Developing EF ghj_amp Working Memory
(RP, K-16)
Why Good Students Fail (RP, PreK-16)
Emotional Disorders ghj_amp Intervention
(RP, K-16)
Higher Order Thinking
(P, K-12)
Self- Propelled Students
(RP, K-12)
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Moving the Frontal Lobe to the Front of the Class: Executive Functioning and Literacy
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Engaging and Developing Executive Functions for Attentive Focus and Working Memory Efficiency
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Understanding and Developing Cognitive Processes, Executive Functioning and Resilience in At-Risk Students
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Neuropsychology of Emotional Disorders: An Executive Framework for Intervention
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Building Higher- Order Thinking in Content Instruction
8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Part I -
Self- Propelled: Helping Kids with Executive Dysfunction Find Internal Motivation
Christopher Kaufman, PhD (Book signing at 12:30 PM) Judy A. Willis, MD, MEd Sam J. Goldstein, PhD Steven G. Feifer, DEd, NCSP, ABNSP Sarah Armstrong, EdD (Book signing at 12:30 PM) William R. Stixrud, PhD
Room: Arlington I Room: GB Salon H Room: GB Salon K Room: GB Salon J Room: Arlington II 10:35 - 12:30 PM

Part II -
Gearing Up: Motivating Students to Develop Executive Function
David A. Walsh, PhD
Room: Arlington V
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch Break (on your own)

Friday, May 3 Conference Day 1

1:30 PM - 5:50 PM
Opening Keynote Addresses: The Importance of Executive Function in Education

1:30 pm Welcome: Daniel LaGattuta, PhD, President, Public Information Resources, Inc., Presenters of LEARNING ghj_amp the BRAIN®
Opening Remarks: Mariale M. Hardiman, EdD, Neuro-Education Initiative, School of Education, Johns Hopkins University
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Keynote Address I - Is There a Central Intelligence Agency in the Brain?
Howard E. Gardner, PhD
Room: Arlington Ballroom
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Keynote Address II - What is Executive Dysfunction? What Is Its Impact on Education? Martha B. Denckla, MD
Room: Arlington Ballroom
3:30 PM - 3:50 PM Networking Coffee Break and Book Signing for Dr. Gardner
3:50 pm - 4:50 pm Keynote Address III - Do New Technologies Make Kids Distracted?
Daniel T. Willingham, PhD
Room: Arlington Ballroom
4:50 pm - 5:50 pm Keynote Address IV - Executive Functioning: New Ideas, Good Science and the Future of Education
Sam J. Goldstein, PhD
Room: Arlington Ballroom
5:50 PM - 6:45 PM Dana Alliance Meeting of the Minds Reception and Book Signing
(Arlington Salons I-II)

Saturday, May 4 Conference Day 2

8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Morning Keynote Addresses: Cultivating Creativity in Schools and Students

8:30 am Welcome Remarks: Kenneth S. Kosik, MD, Neuroscience Research Institute, UC Santa Barbara
8:30 am - 9:45 am Keynote Address I - The Executive Functions: What They Are, How They Work and Why They Evolved
Russell A. Barkley, PhD, ABPP, ABCN
Room: Arlington Ballroom
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM Networking Coffee Break, Poster Sessions and Book Signing for Dr. Barkley
10:15 am - 11:15 am Keynote Address II - Executive Function and the Developing Brain
Philip D. Zelazo, PhD

Room: Arlington Ballroom
11:15 am - 12:15 pm Keynote Address III - Enhancing Attention and Working Memory in Students with ADHD and LD
Rosemary M. Tannock, PhD

Room: Arlington Ballroom
12:15 am - 12:35 pm Panel Discussion - How Can Educators Enhance Executive Functions in Students With and Without ADHD?
Room: Arlington Ballroom
12:35 PM - 1:45 PM Lunch Break (on your own)

1:45 PM - 5:30 PM
Afternoon Concurrent Sessions 'A'
(Breaks: Various times, 3:00 PM-3:30 PM)

Executive Skills for Student Success
(RP, K-12)
Addressing ADHD ghj_amp Attention
(RP, All Ages)
Training to Improve Working Memory
(RP, All Ages)
Using Meditation to Improve Skills
(RP, PreK-12)
Linking EF Skills with Reading ghj_amp Math
(RP, K-16)
Promoting Play ghj_amp Early Self-Regulation
(RP, PreK-6)
1:45 - 3:15 PM

Part I - Boosting Executive Skills in the Classroom
1:45 - 3:00 PM

Part I - Executive Functioning in ADHD: Implications for Management

1:45 - 3:00 PM

Part I - Connected Intelligence: Why Working Memory Matters in Learning

1:45 - 2:45 PM

Part I - Strengthening the Brain's Attention System with Mindfulness Training

1:45- 3:00 PM

Part I - Harnessing the Power of Executive Function Strategies to Teach Reading and Math

1:45 - 3:00 PM

Part I - Executive Function, Pretend Play and School Success

Joyce Cooper-Kahn, PhD and Margaret Foster, MAed (Book signing at 3:15 PM) Russell A. Barkley, PhD, ABPP, ABCN Tracy P. Alloway, PhD (Book signing at 3:00 PM) Amishi P. Jha, PhD Jack A. Naglieri, PhD Stephanie M. Carlson, PhD
3:30 - 4:30 PM

Part II - Forecasting Children's Academic and Social Competence from Early Executive Functioning

3:15 - 4:30 PM

Part II -
Self-Control: Understanding the Relationship Between ADHD, Executive Functioning and Self-Regulation

3:15 - 4:15 PM

Part II -
Brain Training and Scholastic Achievement: Benefits and Challenges

3:00 - 4:00 PM

Part II -
A Mindfulness-Based Approach to Improving Student Learning, Attention and Self-Regulation

3:15 - 4:30 PM

Part II -
Executive Functions and Academic Production in Reading and Writing

3:15 - 4:30 PM

Part II -
The Power of Play in Young Children: Fostering Play and the Development of Self-Regulation

Lisa A. Jacobson, PhD, NCSP William R. Stixrud, PhD Martin Buschkuehl, PhD Patricia Jennings, PhD George McCloskey, PhD Deborah J. Leong, PhD
4:30 - 5:30 PM

Part III -
Integrating Executive Functions with the Cognitive Processes Critical for Learning

4:30 - 5:30 PM

Part III -
ADHD: New Views from Brain Imaging
4:15 - 5:30 PM

Part III -
Improving Memory Through Exercise and Cognitive Training
4:00 - 5:00 PM

Part III -
Attention and School Success
4:30 - 5:30 PM

Part III -
Broca's Area, Language Processing and the Cognitive Control Connection
4:30 - 5:30 PM

Part III -
The Child in Context: Self Regulation, Executive Function and Academic Achievement
Betsy Hill, MA, MBA Jay N. Giedd, PhD Kenneth S. Kosik, MD Rachel A. Razza, PhD Jared M. Novick, PhD Claire E. Cameron, PhD
5:00 - 5:30 PM Panel Discussion
Room: Salon V Room: Salon IV Room: Salon III Room: Salon I Room: Salon II Room: Rosslyn

Sunday, May 5 Conference Day 3

8:30 AM - 12:35 PM
Morning Keynote Addresses: Exercise ghj_amp Brain Training to Improve Executive Skills

8:30 am Presider: Jill Stamm, PhD, Clinical Associate Professor, College of Education, Arizona State University
8:30 am - 9:45 am Keynote Address I - Making Smarter Students: Strengthening Thinking, Reasoning and Brain Performance
Sandra B. Chapman, PhD
Room: Arlington Ballroom
9:45 AM -10:15 AM Networking Coffee Break, Poster Sessions and Book Signing for Dr. Chapman
10:15 am - 11:15 am Keynote Address II - How Exercise Optimizes the Learner and the Brain
John J. Ratey, MD

Room: Arlington Ballroom
11:15 am - 12:35 pm Keynote Address III - Enhancing Executive Skills for School Success
Bruce E. Wexler, MD

Room: Arlington Ballroom
12:15 pm - 12:35 pm Panel Discussion - What Kinds of Training Tools Can Educators Use to Improve Executive Skills in Students?
Room: Arlington Ballroom
12:35 PM - 1:45 PM Lunch Break (on your own) and Book Signing for Drs. Ratey and Wexler

1:45 PM - 5:00 PM Afternoon Concurrent Sessions 'B'
(Breaks: Various times, 2:45 PM-3:45 PM)

Executive Skills ghj_amp Intervention
(RP, K-16)
Addressing Student Frontal Lobes
(RP, K-16)
Training ghj_amp Exercise to Improve Memory
(RP, All Ages)
Using Thinking Skills to Improve Learning
(P, 2-12)
Linking Spatial Skills to Reading ghj_amp Math
(RP, PreK-12)
Promoting Mindsets ghj_amp Self-Regulation
(RP, K-12)
1:45 - 3:30 PM

Part I - Coaching Students with Executive Skill Deficits
1:45 - 5:00 PM

Part I -
Frontal Lobes: Conductor of the Brain
1:45 - 3:00 PM

Part I -
Using Brain Research to Help Students Develop Memory and Become Problem Solvers
1:45 - 3:15 PM

Part I -
Practical Ideas for Fostering Logical and Creative Thinking
1:45 - 2:45 PM

Part I -
Play-Based After-School Curriculum Produces Gains in Executive Function Visuo-Spatial and Math Skills for Disadvantaged Children
1:45 - 3:30 PM

Part I - Practical Strategies for Teaching Students Self- Regulated Mindsets
Margaret "Peg" Dawson, EdD, NCSP and Richard Guare, PhD (Book signing at 3:30 PM) Janet N. Zadina, PhD Judy A. Willis, MD, MEd Scott Hobson, MA, and Nathan Levy, PhD (Book signing at 3:15 PM) David W. Grissmer, PhD Kathleen M. Kryza, MA
3:45 - 5:00 PM

Part II -
From
Assessment to Intervention: Using Everyday Executive Behaviors to Develop Real- World Interventions
3:15 - 4:00 PM

Part II -
Is the Mind a Muscle? How Physical Activity Aff ects Muscle and the Brain
3:30 - 5:00 PM

Part II -
What's Missing? How Research on the Executive Brain and Learning Can Support Complex Thinking Embedded in the Common Core Standards
3:00 - 4:00 PM

Part II -
Training Spatial Th inking and Reasoning Skills in Students for Success in STEM
3:45 - 5:00 PM

Part II -
A Strengths and Objectives- Based Education for Improving Self-Regulation and Executive Functions: Reaching Children with Neuro-diversity
Peter K. Isquith, PhD Jack A. Naglieri, PhD, and Phillip D. Tomporowski, PhD Sarah Armstrong, EdD Nora S. Newcombe, PhD Debrah Hall, PhD
4:00 - 5:00 PM

Part III - Improving Working Memory in the Early Childhood Classroom
4:00 - 5:00 PM

Part III -
Brain Imaging Studies of Dyslexia: The Role of Language and Visual Processing
George McCloskey, PhD Guinevere F. Eden, DPhil
Room: Salon IV Room: Salon V Room: Salon II Room: Rosslyn Room: Salon I Room: Salon III
CONCURRENT SESSIONS GUIDE:
(RP) = Brain Research ghj_amp Practical Strategies/Interventions
(P) = Mostly Brain-Based Practical Strategies and Interventions
(R) = Mostly Brain/Child Development Research
(PreK-16) = Applicable Grade Levels