Progress to Date

Funds Raised 2019: $179,998

41% of ATPF 2019 Operating Budget

Children Screened: 17,815

SLP Students Trained at SJSU: 2,100

The Autism Tree Project Foundation 5th Annual Neuroscience Conference is a day-long collaboration that showcases cutting-edge findings and innovations in the field of Neuroscience and Autism. The conference serves as a forum to bring together forward-thinking leaders and individuals interested in learning more about scientific synergy here in San Diego. This one day conference is attended by more than 450 innovators from the neuroscience community and will feature a mix of new research, a panel discussion on neurodiversity, a Keynote Speaker and a panel featuring autistic individuals. 

The ATPF Annual Neuroscience Conference is chaired by Alysson Muotri, Ph.D.  of the Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine and moderated by Roger Bingham of the Salk Institute. 

To learn more about our conference or how to become one of our sponsors, please contact Lisa Kaufmann, Director of Development, at 619-222-4465 or contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

RSVP NOW now for our 5th Annual Neuroscience Conference on Friday, November 1, 2019 


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See the 2015 ATPF Inaugural Neuroscience Conference Printed Program

See the 2016 ATPF 2nd Annual Neurosciene Conference Printed Program

See the 2017 ATPF 3rd Annual Neuroscience Conference Printed Program

See the 2018 ATPF 4th Annual Neuroscience Conference Printed Program


From Left: ATPF Board Chairman Todd Hoff, Garret Hoff & Alysson Muotri, Ph.D., Chairman of ATPF Annual Neuroscience Conference 


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2018 & 2015 ATPF Neuroscience Conference "Living with Autism" Panel, moderated by Roger Bingham


2015 Panel Discussion: From Left: Alysson Muotri, Ph.D, Jean Novak, Ph.D., Doris Trauner, M.D., Ph.D, Kara Dodds, M.S., CCC-SLP


2016 Neuroscience Conference (from left): Confernece Chairman Dr. Alysson Muotri, ATPF "Living With Autism" panelist Daniel Soto, Fred Gage, PhD., SALK President


2017 Neuroscience Conference Keynote Speaker, David Amaral, Ph.D. of the UC Davis MIND Institute


2018 Neuroscience Conference Presenter, Lawrence Fung, M.D., Ph.D

Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University, Director, Stanford Neurodiversity Project