The conference consists of 

  • talks given in Oxford
  • online 'e-Presentations' and Webmeetings - an innovative alternative to posters  

All talks and Webmeetings will be recorded and made available to all registered delegates until 5th October 2020.  Talks given in Oxford will be live-streamed.   


MONDAY 6th APRIL

12.00 – 12.50

Registration

 

12.50  - 13.00

Welcome

 

 

 

 

13.00 - 13.30

Ed Domino

Training the ketamine tiger

13.30 - 14.30

Carlos Zarate

Uncovering the neurobiological mechanisms of ketamine’s therapeutic effects


 

 

 

14.30 – 15.00

Afternoon Tea

 

 

 

 

15.00 - 15.30

Elias Dakwar

Ketamine for addiction

15.30 - 16.00

Sunjeev Kamboj

Disruption of reconsolidation in heavy alcohol use  

16.00 – 16.30

Celia Morgan

Alcohol relapse prevention


18.00 – 20.00      

Debate & Reception at Convocation House, Divinity Schools (behind Sheldonian Theatre)

 

18.00 – 19.00

The Lancet Psychiatry debate:

‘This house believes that there is sufficient evidence for the wide prescription of ketamine for resistant depression’

For: Jerry Sanacora, Rupert McShane

Against: Carl Heneghan, Ioana Cristea (TBC)

19.00 – 20.00

Conference Reception

Includes Tours of Duke Humphrey’s Library


TUESDAY 7th APRIL

08.30 – 09.00

Registration

 

 

 

 

09.00 – 09.40

Emma Robinson

Review of neuropsychological effects of ketamine in rodents

09.40 – 10.00

Robert Schoevers

Open label long term oral esketamine treatment

10.00 – 10.30

Giselle Pickering

Prolonging the effect of ketamine with an NMDA antagonist

 

 

 

10.30 – 11.00

Coffee

 

 

 

 

11.00 – 11.40

Jerry Sanacora

Translational studies

11.40 – 12.10

Allan Schatzberg

The opiate based effect of ketamine

12.10 – 12.30

TBC

 

 

 

 

12.30 – 14.00

Lunch

 

 

 

 

14.00 – 14.40

Paul Glue

RCTs of ketamine in anxiety disorders & slow release formulation

14.40 – 15.05

Steve Levine

Switching between ketamine and esketamine

15.05 – 15.30

Lori Calabrese

Real world effects of 6 IV infusions in 231 outpatients

 

 

 

15.30 – 16.00

Tea

 

 

 

 

16.00 – 16.15

Judith Nottage

Effect of ketamine and D-cycloserine on high frequency EEG oscillations

16.15 - 16.30

Vasileia Kotoula

Delayed effects of ketamine on connectivity during an autobiographical memory task in remitted depressed subjects

16.30 – 17.00

Jeff Becker

Putting it all together – some hypotheses

 

 

 

19.00 – 22.00

Conference dinner at Exeter College


WEDNESDAY 8th APRIL

08.30 – 09.00

Registration

 

 

 

 

09.00 – 09.30

Sai-Ying Wang

Post-partum depression prevention with a ketamine infusion

09.30 – 09.50

Adam Bayes

The Ketamine Side Effects Tool

10.00 – 10.30

Vanina Popova

Learnings from SUSTAIN-2, a long-term phase-3 study of esketamine in patients with treatment-resistant depression

 

 

 

10.30 – 11.00

Coffee

 

 

 

 

11.00 – 11.15

Tobias Marton

Delayed response to ketamine in the elderly

11.15 – 11.30

Jennifer Dore

Complex PTSD and ketamine assisted psychotherapy

11.30 – 11.45

C. Sophia Albott     

Repeated Ketamine Infusions for PTSD and Depression 

11.45 -  12.30

 HOT TOPICS

 

12.30 – 14.00

Lunch

 

 

 

 

14.00 – 14.40

Elizabeth Ballard

Rapid Effects and Potential Biomarkers of Suicide Ideation Response to Ketamine

14.30 – 15.10

Carla Canuso

Esketamine Nasal Spray for Rapid Reduction of Depressive Symptoms in MDD Patients with Active Suicidal Ideation with Intent: Results from the Phase 3 ASPIRE Program.

15.10 – 15.30

Rupert McShane        

A UK registry for antidepressants with abuse potential

 

 

 

15.30 – 16.00

Tea

 

 

 

 

16.00 – 16.30

TBC