Schedule of Events


Friday, October 20th, 2017

8:30 - 9:00am          Check-in and Light Breakfast

9:00 - 9:15am          Welcome and Opening Remarks (Dean James Bartlett, Dr. Margaret Owen)

9:15 - 10:30am        Keynote Address - Dr. Seth Pollak: “Biobehavioral Effects of Early Adversity: Implications for Prevention and Intervention”

10:30 - 10:45am      Break

10:45 – 11:45am     Panel Discussion: "Insights from Research on Risks and Adversities" featuring Dr. Margaret Owen (Dallas Preschool Readiness Project), Dr. Seth Pollak (keynote speaker), and Dr. Chrystyna Kouros (SMU), moderated by Dr. Jackie Nelson (UT Dallas)

11:45 – 12:00pm     Lunch Pickup  

12:00 – 12:30pm     Video Presentation (UT Dallas HDCD Program), introduced by Dr. Shayla Holub

12:30 - 1:00pm       Table Discussions (led by discussion leaders and moderated by Dr. Tim Bray (UT Dallas))

1:00 – 1:45pm         Panel Discussion: "Research to Best Practice: How to Help Our Children Heal" featuring Dr. Laura Vogel (Momentous Institute), Dr. Dana Booker (TexProtects) and Dr. Rachel Crawley (TCU Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development), moderated by Sadie Funk (First3Years)

1:45 – 2:00pm         Wrap Up and Next Steps (John Siburt, CitySquare)