2013 Pittsburgh

With over 180 delegates, the inaugural Flux Congress, which took place September 19-21, 2013 in Pittsburgh, PA, was a great success.

Delegates came from the USA, United Kingdom, Canada, Netherlands and Sweden

Program & Speakers

At the 2013 inaugural Flux Congress,  David Lewis, MD, presented the Huttenlocher Lecture in which he described developmental changes through adolescence of molecular components of prefrontal circuitry and implications to behavioral and neuroimaging findings.

Check out the following links:

Speaker Talk Summaries
Program-At-A-Glance
Final Congress Program
Full list of Congress Posters

Check out video of all the presenters from our YouTube page below:
Thank you so so much for Flux and everything surrounding it!  You are amazing, and the conference was such a great booster shot of research energy and ideas for me.  It was fabulous to meet people I’ve admired from afar, and to hear about the latest great things coming from your lab and others. Jessica Church-Lang

Assistant Professor of Psychology, University of Texas Austin

What the Flux.  Great conference!!!!!!! Jason Chein

Associate Professor of Psychology, Temple University

Thank you for inviting me to speak at Flux. I had an amazing couple of days, as did my lab members who were there. We learned so much and it was great to meet so many people in our area. Well done for organizing a fantastic inaugural meeting. Sarah-Jayne Blakemore

Royal Society University Research Fellow and Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London

Thank you so much for putting together what is now my favorite meeting! I and my students really got a TON out of it. Nim Tottenham

Assistant Professor, UCLA

So proud of you/our colleagues, and everything!!  I was especially pleased to have my trainees/postdocs/grad students.  They got to meet the cream of the crop, and NIH people, etc.  Up close and personal!! Elizabeth Sowell

Professor of Pediatrics, Developmental Cognitive Neuroimaging Laboratory, Keck School of Medicine, USC

Congratulations again on hosting such a fantastic meeting this past week. I learned a ton at Flux and had a chance to catch up with many important colleagues in the field. It was a great experience and I plan to keep attending in the future! Leah Somerville

Assistant Professor of Psychology, Harvard University

Committees

Congress Chairs: Beatriz Luna & Brad Schlaggar
Advisory Committee
Sarah-Jayne Blakemore University College London, UK
BJ Casey Cornell University, USA
Ron Dahl University of California, Berkeley, USA
Jay Giedd National Institutes of Mental Health, USA
David Lewis University of Pittsburgh, USA
Bea Luna University of Pittsburgh, USA
Brad Schlaggar Washington University, St. Louis, USA
Linda Spear Binghamton University, USA
Scientific Program Committee
Kathy Anderson
National Institutes of Mental Health, USA
Sarah-Jayne Blakemore
University College London, UK
Eveline Crone
Leiden University, The Netherlands
Damien Fair
Oregon Health & Science University, USA
Adriana Galvan
University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Bea Luna
University of Pittsburgh, USA
Bruce McCandliss
Vanderbilt University, USA
Brad Schlaggar
Washington University, St. Louis, USA
Moriah Thomason
Wayne State University, USA
Nim Tottenham
University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Funding Committee
Silvia Bunge
University of California, Berkeley, USA
Adriana Galvan
University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Chuck Geier
Pennsylvania State University, USA
Bea Luna
University of Pittsburgh, USA
Bruce McCandliss
Vanderbilt University, USA
Brad Schlaggar
Washington University, St. Louis, USA
Susan Tapert
University of California, San Diego, USA
Nim Tottenham
University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Chandan Vaidya
Georgetown University, USA
University of Pittsburgh Local Planning Committee
Bea Luna
Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology
Erika Forbes
Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology
Cecile Ladouceur
Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology
Aarthi Padmanabhan
Department of Psychiatry
David Paulsen
Department of Psychiatry
Jenn Silk
Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology

Sponsors

Delegates at a poster session
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Bea Luna (Society President) and Brad Schlaggar (Society Vice President)

Conference Stats

#Delegates : 185

#Posters:   90

#Oral Presentations:  32