DETAILED SCHEDULE

The 2021 Virtual WCPG will take place in US EASTERN TIME as follows

(information subject to changes) :

SESSION START SESSION END SESSION NAME
MONDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2021 | ALL TIMES IN US EASTERN TIME
9:00 AM  7:00 PM Education Day (Workshop) 
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2021 | ALL TIMES IN US EASTERN TIME
8:30 AM  8:45 AM Virtual Round Table 
9:00 AM 10:15 AM Welcome Address followed by:
PLENARY: The Microbiome-A Key Regulator of Mental Health Across Lifespan
(John Cryan)
10:15 AM 10:30 AM Virtual Round Table
10:30 AM 12:00 PM Concurrent Symposia Sessions 1 (4 Sessions)
12:00 PM 1:00 PM Virtual Poster Session I (First Hour)
1:00 PM 2:00 PM PLENARY: Bringing Value From Consumer Genetics to the Clinic
(Sarah Laskey)
2:00 PM 2:15 PM Virtual Round Table
2:15 PM 3:45 PM Oral Sessions 1 (4 Sessions)
4:00 PM 5:15 PM PLENARY:  The Intersection of Neurodiversity & Genomics (Jenara Nerenberg)
5:15 PM 5:30 PM Virtual Round Table 
5:30 PM 7:00 PM Concurrent Symposia Sessions 2 (4 Sessions) 
7:00 PM 8:00 PM Virtual Poster Session I (Second Hour)
8:00 PM 9:00 PM Early Career Investigator Lounge
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2021 | ALL TIMES IN US EASTERN TIME
6:45 AM 7:45 AM To be announced
7:45 AM 8:00 AM Virtual Round Table 
8:15 AM 9:15 AM PLENARY: Embedding of Early Adversity, Molecular Mechanisms and Genetic Moderation – Implications for Risk Trajectories in Psychiatry
(Elisabeth Binder)
9:15 AM 9:30 AM Virtual Round Table
9:45 AM 11:15 AM Oral Sessions 2 (4 Sessions)
11:15 AM 12:00 PM Break
12:00 PM 1:00 PM Virtual Poster Session II  (First Hour)
1:00 PM 2:00 PM Early Career Investigator Lounge
2:00 PM 2:15 PM Virtual Round Table
2:15 PM 3:45 PM Concurrent Symposia Sessions 3 (4 Sessions)
3:45 PM 4:00 PM Virtual Round Table 
4:00 PM 6:00 PM PGC Update
6:15 PM 7:15 PM PLENARY: Neurobiological Basis of Bipolar Disorder
(Tadafumi Kato)
7:15 PM 7:30 PM Virtual Round Table 
7:30 PM 9:00 PM Oral Sessions 3 (4 Sessions)
9:00 PM 10:00 PM Virtual Poster Session II (Second Hour)
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2021 | ALL TIMES IN US EASTERN TIME
6:30 AM 7:30 AM Virtual Poster Session III (First Hour)
7:30 AM 7:45 AM Virtual Round Table
8:00 AM 9:30 AM Concurrent Symposia Sessions 4 (4 Sessions)
9:45 AM 10:45 AM PLENARY:  PsycheMERGE: A Deep Dive into the World of EHR-Based Psychiatric Genomics
(Lea Davis)
10:45 AM 11:00 AM Virtual Round Table
11:00 AM 12:00 PM Virtual Poster Session III (Second Hour)
12:00 PM 1:00 PM PGC General Meeting
1:15 PM 2:45 PM Oral Sessions 4 (4 Sessions)
2:45 PM 3:00 PM Virtual Round Table
3:00 PM 4:00 PM PLENARY:  Leveraging Human Brain Tissue to Better Understand Psychiatric Disorder
(Andrew Jaffe)
4:00 PM 4:15 PM Virtual Round Table
4:15 PM 6:15 PM ISPG Awardee Presentation & Closing
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2021 | ALL TIMES IN US EASTERN TIME
6:30 AM 5:30 PM PGC Day
4:00 PM 5:30 PM ISPG 2021 Society Update and Beyond