This year's symposium will take place on November 1st and 2nd at the Fairmont Hotel in Washington, DC.
The below agenda is still in progress, and talk titles and timings are subject to minor changes.

Part 1:

The Placenta and Prematurity                              

Thur, Nov 1st: AM Session

Dr. Roberto Romero

Preterm birth, inflammation, and cerebral palsy: molecular imaging and nanotechnology

Dr. George Saade

Placental failure: causes and consequences

Dr. Alan Flake

When you can't prevent prematurity

 

Part 2: 

Functional Imaging of the Fetal Brain and Placenta

Thur, Nov 1st: PM Session

Dr. Antonio Frias

Advanced in vivo functional imaging: Interrogating the placenta-brain connection

Dr. Moriah Thomason

Emerging functional brain connectivity in the fetus

Dr. Jeffrey Neil

Cortical development in the ex-utero fetus

Part 3:

Monitoring Brain Well-being in the High Risk Newborn

Fri, Nov 2nd: AM Session

Dr. Geraldine Boylan

Lost in transition: monitoring brain well-being at birth

Dr. Mark Scher

EEG in the preterm infant: windows on neuronal connectivity 

Dr. Adre du Plessis

Multimodal neuro-monitoring in the high-risk newborn

Part 4:

The Opioid Epidemic and the Fetal Brain     

Fri, Nov 2nd: PM Session

Dr. Aaron White

The neurobiology of addiction

Dr. Lauren Jansson

The opioid exposed dyad

Dr. Barry Lester

Prenatal opioid exposure and withdrawal in the newborn

Conference End:

4:30 PM

On November 1st, our continental breakfast will be served from 7:30AM to 8:30AM, with the first session beginning at 8:30AM and the final session ending at 4:30PM. 
On November 2nd, we will host our Breakfast Breakout Sessions (stay tuned for details!) from 8:00AM-9:30AM, with our plenary session starting at 9:40AM and ending at 4:30PM.