2014 Hollywood

The Second Annual Flux Congress took place September 11-13, 2014 in Hollywood, California, at the Hilton LA / Universal City. Over 200 delegates from Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Netherlands, Sweden, USA and UK attended

Watch the 2014 Flux Videos on our YouTube channel

Program & Speakers

Final Congress Program
Full list of Congress Posters

 Keynote Speakers

Adele Diamond, University of British Columbia
Susan Tapert, University of California, San Diego
Dima Amso, Brown University
Laurence Steinberg, Temple University


Local Host Chair

Elizabeth SowellUniversity of Southern California

Local Organizing Committee Symposium

Integrative Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience: A Focus on Motivation
This symposium consisted of two talks given by Linda Wilbrecht (University of California, Berkeley) and Wouter van den Bos (Max Planck Institute).  Please click here for a detailed description of the symposium.

ABC Tutorial Leaders

  • Patricia Conrod, King’s College London
  • Susan Andersen, Harvard Medical School and McLean Hospital
  • Nadine Gaab, Boston Children’s Hospital / Harvard Medical School
  • Xiang Li, University of California, Irvine



Executive Committee
Beatriz Luna – President
University of Pittsburgh, USA
Brad Schlaggar – Vice President
Washington University, St. Louis, USA
Silvia Bunge – Executive Secretary
University of California, Berkeley, USA
Bruce McCandliss – Executive Treasurer
Stanford University, USA
Scientific Program Committee
Tomas Paus (Chair)
University of Toronto, Canada
Sue Andersen
Harvard Medical School and McLean Hospital, USA
Raquel Gur
University of Pennsylvania, USA
Catherine Lebel
University of Calgary, Canada
Brad Peterson
Columbia University Medical Center, USA
Brad Schlaggar
Washington University, St. Louis, USA
Elizabeth Sowell
Children’s Hospital, University of Southern California, USA
Linda Spear
Binghamton University, USA
Nim Tottenham
University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Local Organizing Committee
Elizabeth Sowell (Chair)
Children’s Hospital, University of Southern California
Ron Dahl
University of California, Berkeley
Adriana Galvan
University of California, Los Angeles

Conference Stats

#Delegates : 206
#Posters:   98
#Oral Presentations:  26