Schedule of Events


Friday, October 20th, 2017

*Schedule below is tentative and subject to change*

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     Risk and Adversity research panel discussion 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 – 1:00pm       Lunch, Video Presentation (UT Dallas HDCD Program) & Table Discussions

1:00 – 1:45pm         Research to Practice panel discussion 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