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Royal Children’s Hospital

Ella Latham Lecture theatre

50 Flemington Road

Parkville, VIC 3052


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8.45 am Welcome and Introduction

Professor Mark Bellgrove, Monash University

9.00 am Keynote Speaker

Professor Luis Rohde

Department of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio Grando do Sul;
Director of ADHD Outpatient Program at the Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre (HCPA), Brazil;
President – World ADHD Federation

10.00 am Morning Tea

10.15 am Promises and pitfalls of cognitive training in ADHD

Dr Megan Spencer-Smith

Senior Lecturer, School of Psychological Sciences,
Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences (MICCN),
Monash University

10.45 am Brain Imaging and ADHD

Dr Tim Silk

Research Fellow, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute

11.15 am Early life course for Aboriginal children and adolescents with ADHD

Professor Desiree Silva, Consultant Paediatrician
University of Western Australia & Joondalup Health Campus

11.45 am Are Childhood and Adult ADHD the same disorders? Evidence for De Novo ADHD in adults

Assoc. Professor James Scott, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

The University of Queensland Centre for Clinical Research
Metro North Mental Health. Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital

12.15 pm Lunch

1.00 pm Can we alter outcomes for children with ADHD? The Children’s Attention Project

Dr Daryl Efron, Consultant Paediatrician, Royal Children's Hospital

Senior Research Fellow, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute
Senior Lecturer, University of Melbourne, Department of Paediatrics

1.30 pm Delivering effective evidence based ADHD treatments in the real world

Professor David Coghill

Financial Markets Foundation Chair of Developmental Mental Health;
Departments of Paediatrics and Psychiatry, University of Melbourne;
Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry & Director Royal Children’s Hospital

2.00 pm Assessment and management of behavioural sleep problems in children with ADHD

Dr Melissa Mulraney
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Community Health Services Research, Centre for Community Child Health
Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, The Royal Children’s Hospital

2.30 pm Updating our knowledge about genetic contributions to ADHD

Assoc. Professor Sarah Medland

Group Leader Psychiatric Genetics
QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute

3.00 pm ADHD and addiction: promise and pitfalls

Professor Dan Lubman, Psychiatrist and Addiction Medicine Specialist

Director, Turning Point, Eastern Health
Professor of Addiction Studies and Services, Monash University

3.30 pm Afternoon Tea

3.45 pm AGM - Australian ADHD Professional Association Ltd

5.00 pm Networking Drinks and canapes

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Parkville, VIC 3052


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