Annual Symposium

Register for the 2024 UF CARE Annual Symposium (April 7th and 8th)!!

***Full Event Program: here***

To watch the Keynote Addresses virtually, register here

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Event Location: Evelyn F. and William L. McKnight Brain Institute, DeWeese Auditorium (Directions)

Event Program: 

8:00 am        Coffee & Registration: MBI Foyer

8:30 am        Welcome: DeWeese Auditorium (LG-101) Sara Jo Nixon, Ph.D. Director, UF CARE

8:45 am        Concurrent Panels: Session 1 

10:10 am      Concurrent Panels: Session 2   

11:35 am       Lunch & Round Table Discussions

(Boxed lunches if reserved outside of LG-101.)

12:45 pm      Overview of the UF Center for Addiction Research & Education: DeWeese Auditorium (LG-101)

Sara Jo Nixon, Ph.D.   Director, UF CARE

1:00 pm       Keynotes: DeWeese Auditorium (LG-101)

James M. Otis, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Department of Neuroscience,

Medical University of South Carolina

Talk Title: New frontiers for unraveling the neural circuit underpinnings of substance use disorders.

Clintin P. Davis-Stober, Ph.D.


Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri

Talk Title: Better accuracy for better science…through random conclusions.

3:30 pm           Poster session: HPNP Atrium


Pre-Symposium Community Networking Event (RSVP by April 1st)

We are exciting to offer the Pre-Symposium Community Networking Event the Sunday before the Annual Symposium for the second year! More details can be found here.