Symposium Schedule

Nebraska Union

Thursday, April 20, 2017

8:30 – 9:00 Registration and Refreshments

9:00 – 9:30 Welcome and Introduction: Ronnie Green, Chancellor

9:30 – 10:30 George Koob (NIAAA)

Motivating Change in Addiction via Modulation of the Dark Side of Addiction

10:30 – 10:45 Questions/Discussion

10:45 – 11:00 Morning Break

11:00 – 12:00 Stephen Higgins (University of Vermont)

Tobacco Control and Regulatory Science Research on Motivating Behavior Change in Vulnerable Populations

12:00 – 12:15 Questions/Discussion

12:15 – 1:30 Lunch Break

1:30 – 2:30 Chloe Bird (RAND)

Insights on Addressing Social Psychological and Social Structural Impediments to Behavioral Change: The Case of Cisgender Women Newly Diagnosed with HIV

2:30 – 2:45 Questions/Discussion

2:45 – 3:00 Afternoon Break

3:00 – 4:00 Greg Madden (Utah State University)

It's All Lunch & Games: Increasing Healthy Eating in Elementary Schools

4:00 – 4:15 Questions/Discussion

4:15 Poster Session and Reception

Friday, April 21, 2017

8:30 – 9:00 Registration and Refreshments

9:00 – 10:00 Dolores Albarracín (University of Illinois)

Actionable Communications and Interventions to Change Behavior: Cognitive and Motivational Processes and Implications for Practice

10:00 – 10:15 Questions/Discussion

10:15 – 10:30 Morning Break

10:30 – 11:30 Connie Roser-Renouf (George Mason University)

Strategic Communication, Public Opinion, and Climate Change: A Program of Translational Research to Build Public Engagement with a Contested Threat

11:30 – 11:45 Questions/Discussion

11:45 Closing