Planning on attending BrainFutures 2017? Get answers to Frequently Asked Questions about the conference, venue, speakers, etc.
who should attend?

Anyone with a personal or professional interest in maintaining brain health; optimizing brain functioning at home, work or school; or learning about evidence-based and promising advances for the treatment of mental health or substance use problems. Examples of attendees include:

  • Administrators and practice managers who set clinical and operational policy;
  • Clinicians who want to advance outcomes for their clients;
  • Payers and policymakers who want to address payment and access issues;
  • Educators looking to improve learning outcomes;
  • Business leaders who want to enhance productivity.
How do I register for the conference?

Click here to register online. Or, click here for a printable registration form. Please note that payment must be received with your registration. You can pay online or mail your registration and payment to:
Attn: Lea Ann Browning-McNee
1301 York Rd #505
Lutherville-Timonium, MD 21093

When does super saver registration end?

BrainFutures® 2017 offers Super Saver rates through June 30, 2017. Register now to save $200 off the full conference price.


Your ticket to BrainFutures® 2017 includes access to all plenary and breakout sessions, book signings and the BrainFutures® 2017 Expo, where you can meet the innovators, try out new products and see research-to-practice innovation first hand. Also included are a reception on day one, breakfast and lunch on day two, and snack breaks featuring brain-healthy dietary choices.


Your registration does not include hotel accommodations, airfare, ground transportation or dinner.


BrainFutures® 2017 is restricted to paid registrants only. A name badge is required for admittance to each session and the Expo.

Do You Provide Scholarships?

Yes. We have a limited number of scholarships available. You can apply for a scholarship by contacting Lea Ann Browning McNee at Lmcnee@BrainFutures.org.

How can I become an exhibitor

To reserve your exhibit space, contact Lea Ann Browning McNee at Lmcnee@BrainFutures.org, or call +1.443.901.1550 x209. Learn more here.

Can I apply to be a speaker?

We would love to hear from you. Although the BrainFutures® 2017 agenda is nearly complete, we are open to exploring opportunities.

What’s the refund policy?

Full refund of your registration, minus a $25 processing fee, is available through June 30, 2017.

What airport should I fly in to?

The Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center is in close proximity to the following airports:
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport – DCA (8 miles away)
Washington Dulles International Airport – IAD ( 35 miles away)
Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport – BWI (42 miles away)

What are the official dates of the Conference?

Onsite registration opens on Wednesday, September 6, 2017, at 11AM with the opening plenary set for 1PM eastern time. The event ends at approximately 5:30PM on Thursday, September 7.

What is the address, telephone number, and web address of Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center?

201 Waterfront Street
Oxon Hill, Maryland 20745
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Have a question that’s not answered here?

Email it to Lmcnee@BrainFutures.org and we’ll do our best to address it.