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WPA 2020 Annual Conference
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3/5/2020 to 3/7/2020
When: March 5-7, 2020
Where: The Edgewater
1001 Wisconsin Ave
Madison, Wisconsin  53703
United States
Contact: WPA Office

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WPA 2020 Annual Conference
Autism Spectrum Disorder Across the Lifespan
March 5-7, 2020
The Edgewater, Madison, WI
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Conference Schedule (subject to change)

Thursday, March 5:
6:15-7:15 pm: Opening Reception & Attendee Dinner
7:15-8:30 pm: Systems of Care for ASD in Wisconsin; Tim Markle; William Murray, PhD, BCBA-D; Diane Scheerer, CSW, LPC

Friday, March 6:
8:00-9:00 am: Diagnosing ASD in Adults; Megan Farley, PhD
9:00-11:15 am (break 10:00-10:30)
: Co-Occuring Disorders in ASD; Elizabeth Wise, MD
11:15 am - 12:30 pm
: Annual Resident Vignette Competition; Moderator: Ketty Thertus, MD
12:30-1:30 pm
: Lunch and Annual WPA Membership Meeting
1:30-2:15 pm
: Etiology of ASD; Kathleen Koth, DO
2:15-3:15 pm
: Addressing Sleep in ASD; Dmitriy Kogan, MD
3:30-4:30 pm
: Sexuality and Relationships in ASD; Megan Farley, PhD

Saturday, March 7:
8:15-9:15 am: Psychopharmacology of ASD; Kathleen Koth, DO
9:15-10:00 am
: Implications for Criminal Behavior in Adults with ASD; Nick Yackovich, PhD, SC; Whitney Cowell, MS, JD
10:15-11:15 am
: ABA Therapies for ASD; Jeffrey Tiger, PhD
11:15 am - 12:15 pm
: Therapies for ASD Beyond ABA; Amy Vaughan Van Hecke, PhD

Poster Session: WPA recognizes that psychiatrists in Wisconsin have been active in developing innovative models of care, caring for unique patients, furthering research and contributing to education across our state. This work will be showcased during the conference on Friday, March 6. Learn more and submit abstracts.

Lodging: Reserve your overnight accommodations before Tuesday, February 11, 2020 to secure the discounted room rate of $179. Book ONLINE or call The Edgewater at 1-800-922-5512 and request the Wisconsin Psychiatric Association room block rate.  

CME Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and Wisconsin Psychiatric Association (WPA). The APA is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation: The American Psychiatric Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Vendor Opportunities: Vendors are welcome! Please consider participating as a sponsor or exhibitor. Learn more about vendor opportunities on our vendor registration page or download the Vendor Prospectus.

Questions? Contact the WPA office at 920-560-5643 or