2018 CCTS Spring Conference

13th Annual CCTS Spring Conference 

OPIOIDS: Addressing the Public Health Crisis through Translational Science

Friday, April 13, 2018
Lexington Convention Center, 3rd Floor

Held in conjunction with these College and Center-specific Programs:

  • 34th Annual BGSFN Spring Neuroscience Day (Schedule)
  • 37th Annual Symposium in Reproductive Science and Women's Health
  • College of Dentistry Research Day
  • College of Engineering Biomedical Research Day (Schedule)
  • College of Health Sciences Research Day​ (Schedule)
  • College of Nursing Scholarship Showcase
  • College of Public Health Research Day
  • University of Kentucky MD/PhD Program Research Day

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION (Due Friday, March 30)
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS (Due Monday March 5) 
CALL FOR MENTOR AWARD NOMINATIONS (Due Monday, February 26)

CLICK HERE FOR PICTURES FROM OUR 2017 CONFERENCE

 

2018 Conference Highlights:

8:00-8:30 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 am Welcome - Philip A. Kern, MD, CCTS Director
8:45-9:45 am Plenary Session
"Tackling the Escalating Opioid Crisis with Science"
     Sharon Walsh, PhD, Conference Chair
​     
Professor, Department of Behavioral Science, College of Medicine
     Director, Center on Drug and Alcohol Research
     University of Kentucky
10:00 – 11:45 am

CCTS Breakout Sessions

12:00 – 1:30 pm

Lunch and Keynote
    
"Should We Use NIH Science and Implementation Science
to Address the Opioid Crisis?"
    David A. Fiellin, MD
    Professor of Medicine, Addiction Medicine
    Yale School of Medicine

1:45 - 3:15 pm College and Center-specific Research Days
     Featured Opioid Talks:
1:45 – 3:15 pm CCTS Scholar Presentations
3:30 – 5:30 pm Poster Session and Afternoon Tea

Concurrent conference schedules will be released as they become available. All sessions are open to the general audience unless noted otherwise.  

Who should attend: This scientific-based conference is open to interested faculty, research personnel, trainees/scholars and administrators. It is also open to those in government agencies, private foundations and community organizations.

Registration: There is no fee to attend the conference.  However, all individuals who wish to attend the conference must register on-line at the link below.  â€‹ Registrations are due  by Friday, March 30. 2018  SUBMIT HERE

Logistics / Attending an event at the Lexington Convention Center
The CCTS Spring Conference will be held in the level 3 meeting rooms of the Lexington Convention CenterAddress: 430 W Vine St, Lexington, KY 40507

Parking: PAY PARKING - High Street parking lot, FREE PARKING - Manchester Street parking lot: http://www.lexingtoncenter.com/plan-your-visit/parking

Hotels near the Lexington Convention Center: http://www.lexingtoncenter.com/plan-your-visit/area-restaurants-hotels

Directions: http://www.lexingtoncenter.com/plan-your-visit/directions

For assistance, please contact:
Ryan Vicini
rlvici2@uky.edu
859-323-8545