Annual Meeting


Welcome to the 2020 FABBS Council of Representatives Annual Meeting

In order to access the meeting, please use the Zoom link that was e-mailed to you when you registered. If you encounter any issues, directly message Diana Liao in Zoom or e-mail All times are Eastern.

Agenda (Click for pdf version)

11:00 am: Welcome

11:15 am – 12:45 pm: COVID 19 and the Future of Behavioral and Brain Sciences

  • Arthur “Skip” Lupia, Assistant Director of the Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences Directorate, National Science Foundation
  • William T. Riley, Associate Director, Office of Behavioral and Social Science Research, National Institutes of Health
  • Moderator: Nora Newcombe, Temple University, FABBS Past President

12:45 pm – 1:00 pm: Break

1:00 pm – 1:55 pm: Small group discussions on 2021 FABBS activities

1:55 pm – 2:00 pm: Break

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm: Increasing Diversity and Addressing Systemic Racism: the Role of Federal Funding, Scientific Societies, and Academic Departments

3:30 pm – 3:45 pm: Break

3:45 pm – 4:30 pm: Small group discussions on diversity

4:30 pm – 4:55 pm: Small group report back (diversity session), Small group report back (first session)

4:55 pm – 5:00 pm: Wrap-up and look ahead to 2021

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm: Cocktail/Social Stay on ZOOM!

Additional Materials