2018 ASCP Meeting
2018 ASCP Meeting
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2017 ASCP Meeting
Welcome to the
2018 ASCP Annual Meeting
2018 submissions are now closed. 

We look forward to welcoming you to the 58th American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology Annual Meeting, May 29 - June 1, 2018.  We are back at the beautiful Loews Miami Beach Hotel in the heart of South Beach.
The theme of this year's meeting is “Treatment of Psychiatric Illness Across the Lifespan.” 

2018 Call for Proposals

The Program Committee is especially interested in proposals on the topics below, but welcomes all submissions.
  1. Treatment of psychiatric disorders across the lifespan, including youth, adolescents, young adult, and geriatric
    1. Panels/workshops that address specific disorders across the lifespan, including childhood/adolescence, transition to adulthood, adulthood, pregnancy and postpartum, mid-life, and the elderly;
    2. Panels/workshops that focus on specific times during the lifespan, including childhood/adolescence, ageing, reproductive years; neurodevelopment and risk relevant to period across the lifespan
  2. Primary prevention of psychiatric disorders
  3. Adulthood autism and autism across the lifespan
  4. Medical marijuana
  5. Opiate abuse across the lifespan, including in youth, adults, and the elderly
  6. Career development/changes across the lifespan
  7. Sexuality across the lifespan
  8. Suicide risk and prevention across the lifespan
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Submission Type*
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Workshops and Panels Overall (Chair) ProposalsNovember 6, 2017
Workshops and Panels Individual Presenter ProposalsNovember 13, 2017
New Investigator AwardsJanuary 30, 2018
PostersJanuary 30, 2018
Individual Research ReportsJanuary 30, 2018
Pharmaceutical Pipeline PresentationsMarch 12, 2018
Welcome to the
2018 ASCP Annual Meeting
Registration is now open!

The ASCP Annual Meeting will be held from May 29 - June 1, 2018 in Miami, FL, at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel.  The meeting will include representatives from academia, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), European regulatory agencies and industry to discuss key aspects of neuropsychiatric drug development, including the impact of diagnostic changes and personalized interventions based on biomarkers or genetic information.

A Steering Committee chaired by Drs. Marlene Freeman and John W. Newcomer with representation of the sectors that are part of the ASCP community lead the direction of the meeting. Representatives from the FDA, EMA, NIMH, NIDA, NIAAA, and academia comprise the 2018 Steering Committee. A Program Committee under the leadership of Drs. Holly Swartz and Anita Clayton are responsible for review of all program submissions.

ASCP Members do receive a discount on the annual meeting registration.  If interested in becoming a member, you will have the opportunity to apply for membership during the registration process.
Type*Thru May 22ndAfter May 22nd
Fully Retired$185$200
New Investigator Alumni  ♦$175$175
Trainee / Student$85$85
FDA / EMAWaivedWaived
* All registration types will be verified upon submission of your registration and are subject to change if incorrectly selected.
♦ The NIA Alumni rate is only valid for 7 years after the NIA  award is received.

Meeting registration refunds in writing will be accepted until
April 27, 2018.  A $75 cancellation fee will be assessed.  Refunds are processed within 30 days after receiving a written request. No refunds will be given after April 27, 2018.


  • The ASCP 2017 Annual Meeting will take place at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel. Click here to make your reservations and receive the group rate of $249++/night. The group rate expires on Monday, May 7, 2018. 
  • There are a limited number of government rooms available, please email us directly at if you require a government room. Please note that the room rates are reflective a $10 fee to offset breakfast expenses. 
  • Hotel reservations must be cancelled at least 72 hours prior to arrival in order to avoid a Cancellation Fee equal to one night's room and applicable taxes.
  • ASCP is proud to offer travel discounts for meeting attendees.  For additional information on discounts on flights from Delta and United, as well as a discount on Lyft, click here
The 2017 ASCP Annual Meeting took place at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel, May 29 - June 02, 2017.
To review the 2017 meeting scheudule and speakers, please log in to your account.