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Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Opening Addresses: Mindsets, Motivation and Resilience
8:45 AM
9:45 AM
Keynote I: Learning and Performance in School: Mindset, Attitudes and Anxiety
Sian L. Beilock, PhD
9:45 AM - 10:05AM Coffee Break and Book Signing
10:05 AM
11:05 AM
Keynote II: How the Science of Mindsets and Motivation Provides the Key to Unlocking Our Children's Fullest Potential
Heidi Grant Halvorson, PhD
11:05 AM
12:20 PM
Keynote III: The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students
Robert B. Brooks, PhD
12:20 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch Break (On Your Own) and Book Signing
Afternoon Concurrent Sessions
1:30 PM
5:30 PM
A. How Mindsets, Attitudes and Grit Help Students Succeed and Achieve
B. How Rewards, Goals and Dopamine Motivate Students
C. How Anxiety, Stress and Life's Challenges Affect Performance and Resilience

Part I - 1:30 - 2:45 PM

Beyond Smart: How Grit, Curiosity and Character Help Students Succeed and Thrive

Paul Tough

(Qghj_ampA/Discussion: 2:15-2:45 PM)
(Book Signing: 2:45-3:00 PM)

Part II - 3:00 - 4:30 PM

Igniting Every Child's Full Potential: What Science Tells Us About How to Excel

Edward M. Hallowell, MD

Part III - 4:30 - 5:30 PM

Changing Thinking About the Brain: Growth Mindsets, Stereotypes and Intelligence

Joshua M. Aronson, PhD

Part I - 1:30 - 2:30 PM

Learning and Motivation in the Brain: Rewards, Dopamine and Decision Making

Daphna Shohamy, PhD

Part II - 2:45 - 4:10 PM

The Motivation Breakthrough: Turning On the Tuned-Out Child

Richard D. Lavoie, MEd

Part III - 4:10 - 5:10 PM

From Dreams to Action: Mental Contrasting and Behavior Change

Gabriele Oettingen, PhD

5:10 - 5:30 PM

Part IV - 5:10 - 5:30 PM

Panel Discussion: How Can Educators Improve Student Motivations?

Part I - 1:30 - 2:30 PM

Resilience: The Science of Mastering Life's Greatest Challenges

Dennis S. Charney, MD

(Book Signing 3:45-4:00 PM)

Part II - 2:30 - 3:45 PM

Performance Anxiety and How to Reduce It

Ben E. Bernstein, PhD

(Book Signing 3:45-4:00 PM)

Part III - 4:00 - 5:30 PM

Understanding and Shaping the Mindsets and Anxiety of At-Risk Students for Happiness, Confidence and Success

Sam J. Goldstein, PhD