61st Annual Meeting & Scientific Program
Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay
2 Portola Plaza
Monterey, CA 93940
|Levels||Early Bird Rate
Closed Jan. 31
Feb. 01 - Mar. 17
|Early Career Psych.'s (ECP's) Members||$100.00||$200.00|
|Residents & Medical Students||$50.00||$100.00|
|Retired/ Spouse/ Guest w/no CME||$100.00||$200.00|
To register now, CLICK HERE
The American Psychiatric Association (APA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
We have doubled our general session meeting space to allow for better social distancing and will be following all state and county guidelines as we strive to provide a safe and enjoyable experience for all.
By participating in this in-person event, attendees agree to follow COVID-19 Precautions & Requirements policy as mandated by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the federal, state, and local governments.
Full COVID-19 vaccination and booster is required to attend this year's Annual Meeting in person.
Any attendee who has not previously submitted proof of vaccination or cannot show proof of vaccination onsite will be turned away at the door. You may upload proof of vaccination and complete the in-person event waiver during the registration process.
Conference registration cancellations must be received in writing on or before February 25, 2022 to receive a full refund minus a $35.00 administration fee. No refunds will be issued for cancellations received after February 25. If your cancellation is Covid related, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have any questions regarding your registration, please email email@example.com or call (415) 334-2418.
|Friday, March 18, 2020|
|1:30p - 1:45p||Executive Committee Meeting (Closed)|
|1:45p - 2:45p||General Council Meeting – Open to Members, please RSVP|
|3:00p - 5:00p||Registration Opens/ Exhibitor Set Up|
|5:00p - 7:00p||61st Annual Welcome Reception Celebration, Visit with Exhibitors|
|Saturday, March 19, 2022|
|7:00a - 8:00a||Registration Opens / Breakfast / Exhibits Open|
|8:00a - 8:15a||Welcome & Conference Introduction|
|8:20a - 9:20a||Dr. Alison McInnes
“Retrospective Analyses of Ketamine Intravenous Therapy in Real-World Care Settings”
|9:25a-10:25a||Keynote Speaker: Dr. Robert Lustig
“Food, metabolism, and psychiatric disease”
|10:25a-11:10a||Visit with Exhibitors|
|11:10-12:10||Residents “Ask the Experts”|
|12:10p-1:40p||Box Lunch Break/Exhibits Open|
|1:40p -2:40p||DEI Panel|
|2:45p - 3:45p||Dr. Nirmaljit Dhami
"Motherhood and Severe Mental Illness: Complex Presentations and Treatment Options"
|3:45p - 4:45p||Visit with Exhibitors|
|4:45p - 5:45p||Breakout Rooms
Wellness Resource Room and Private Practice Interest Room
|5:45p - 6:00p||Closing Remarks|
|Sunday, March 20, 2022|
|7:30a - 8:30a||Breakfast/ Exhibits Open|
|8:30a - 8:40a||Welcome Back & Overview of the day|
|8:45a- 9:45a||Smita Das
“Cannabis: Clearing the Smoke Around Mental Health”
|9:45a- 10:30a||Visit with Exhibitors|
Advocacy and Legislative Updates
|11:30a- 12:45p||Box Lunch Break/Exhibits Open|
|12:45p - 1:45p||Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ira Glick
“How to Do Good Psychopharmacology Care: Core Tasks for Initial and Long-term Clinical Psychopharmacology
|1:45p - 2:30p||Visit with Exhibitors|
|2:30p - 2:45p||Exhibitor Bingo Drawings (must be present)|
|2:45p - 4:30p||Ethics Committee Panel|
|4:30 - 4:45p||Closing Remarks & Conference Overview|
*Please note, this schedule and is subject to change. Check back regularly for updates.
Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay | March 18 - 20, 2022
Our room block has expired, but you may still book directly with the hotel or for questions, please call: 1-888-222-5851 and mention the Northern California Psychiatric Society event for the group rate.
About Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay
The Portola Hotel & Spa, a unique nautical-inspired Monterey Bay hotel, is surrounded by sought-after shopping and fine dining destinations, spectacular coastal trails and beaches, and the rich historical setting of Old Monterey. Our waterfront hotel overlooking Monterey Bay boasts an ideal location near Carmel by the Sea, Big Sur, Carmel Valley, 17-Mile Drive, and the world-class Pebble Beach Golf Links.
|HOTEL AMENITIES||AMENITIES UPON REQUEST:|
Thank You to Our 2022 Annual Meeting & Scientific Program Sponsors and Exhibitors
Alameda Health System
American Professional Agency, Inc
Bay Psychiatric Associates
California Department of State Hospitals
Ironshore Pharmaceuticals Inc
Professional Risk Management Services
Traditions Behavioral Health
If you are interested in becoming a Sponsor or Exhibitor for this event, please CLICK HERE.
If you are interested in becoming an Annual Sponsorship Partner, please CLICK HERE.
Beauty Along the Coast
Conjuring up images of crashing surf, verdant wine valleys, charming seaside shops and buzzing street cafes, Monterey Bay has a classic, enduring appeal. Home to some of the world’s most spectacular coastline, vibrant streets of historic Cannery Row, scenic hiking trails, driving routes, glorious wine country, and pristine golf courses – Monterey is an unmatched California escape. Monterey Bay engages travelers in endless ways. And when the road beckons, visitors can take the beautiful coastal drive to neighboring destinations, such as Big Sur and Carmel, all within close proximity of the Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa.
Monterey Bay Aquarium: Discover why the Monterey Bay Aquarium is consistently ranked #1 in the United States for its innovative exhibits and unsurpassed visitor experience. With a mission to inspire conservation of the oceans, the aquarium is a stunning showcase for the habitats and sea life of one of the world’s richest marine regions.
Cannery Row: Our luxury Monterey Resort is located on Historic Cannery Row. These once gritty dockside streets have been transformed into a vibrant modern, boulevard, alive with chic boutiques, upscale galleries, and over 25 restaurants and wine tasting rooms.
Adventures by the Sea: Right next door to our hotel, hotel guests enjoy complimentary bikes and can also rent kayaks, paddle boards or join an adventure tour of the area.
California's Finest Wine Tasting: As one of California’s premier wine-producing regions, wine lovers will delight in exclusive tasting rooms right on Cannery Row. Enjoy a day of wine tasting in Monterey’s Wine Country, home to over 85 vintners and growers including the nearby Carmel Valley.
Whale Watching: We’re part of a protected marine sanctuary, home to a rich marine life. Enjoy close sightings of blue, gray and humpback whales as well as dolphins and orcas in season. Visitors can enjoy whale sightings close to shore as they come to feed in the deep Monterey Submarine Canyon.
Old Fisherman's Wharf: Old Fisherman's Wharf is bustling marina at the heart of the area’s fishing industry. Sample a hot cup of clam chowder from one of the many restaurants, watch trawlers haul in the day’s catch and view the sea lions and otters frolicking in the calm inner harbor waters.
Scenic Day Trips: Explore the incredibly scenic ride along 17-Mile Drive, sojourn to charming Carmel-by-the-Sea, or visit the Big Sur, known for its epic scenery.
A Treasure Trove of History: Monterey's natural beauty has been the inspiration for artists, poets and novelists alike. Made famous by author and former resident John Steinbeck, in his famous book Cannery Row in 1945, there is a treasure trove of history to be discovered.
World's Top Golf Destination: The Monterey Peninsula is ranked the number-one golf destination in the world by Golf Digest Magazine. From the world-famous Pebble Beach Golf Links to the oldest golf course in continuous operation west of the Mississippi, Monterey County entices golf aficionados with some of the finest fairways in the world.
Hike the Valleys: Plan a day trip to Jacks Peak in Monterey or Garland Park in Carmel Valley, where you can explore dense forests, open meadows and paths alongside the Carmel River. Or head out to Big Sur, where meandering trails wind enticingly along the coast.
Beachfront Bike Trails: Bicyclists adore Monterey Bay, with miles of bike lanes, waterfront trails and off-road tracks. We offer complimentary bicycles, perfect to cruise along the scenic Monterey Coastal Recreation Trail, stretching 18 miles from Castroville to Pacific Grove. Along the way, you can stop for a bite to eat at Fisherman’s Wharf, or visit the Monterey Bay Aquarium.