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EMCDDA at the Lisbon Addictions Conference 2015

 

EMCDDA at the Lisbon Addictions Conference 2015

Lisbon Addictions 2015, 23-25 September 2015

The First European conference on addictive behaviours and dependencies is being held in Lisbon on 23–25 September 2015. This will be a comprehensive and multi-disciplinary event, showcasing leading European addiction research in the specialist areas of illicit drugs, alcohol, tobacco, gambling and other addictive behaviours. It will address new challenges and cover developing fields such as new psychoactive substances, online sales and gambling, cannabis legalisation and alcohol pricing.

The purpose of this page is to highlight those sessions where EMCDDA staff members will be presenting or chairing. Presentations will be added to this page as they become available.

Wednesday 23 September

Time Location Type Who What
all day ground floor, entrance   EMCDDA EMCDDA exhibition stand
10:00-10:30   Opening ceremony Wolfgang Götz, EMCDDA Opening speech
12:45-14:15 Room 1 Sponsored session 1 EMCDDA EMCDDA face to face: learn more about the EU drugs agency and its work.
12:45-14:15 Room 3 Sponsored session 3 Alexis Goosdeel, EMCDDA/NIDA 1995-2015: 20 years of experience in building national drug observatories
14:30-16:00 Auditorium I Symposium session A: Cannabis addiction: what is the problem? Paul Griffiths, EMCDDA PRESENTATION Cannabis addiction: does epidemiology vary with a country’s drug policy?
16:30-18:00 Room 2 Paper session 5: Perspectives on addictions: criminal justice Liesbeth Vandam, EMCDDA CHAIR
16:30-18:00 Room 2 Paper session 5:Perspectives on addictions: criminal justice Brendan Hughes, EMCDDA PRESENTATION Perspectives on addictions: criminal justice
16:30-18:00   Rapid communication Alessandro Pirona, EMCDDA POSTER The neglected impact of nicotine addiction in understanding cannabis dependence among European cannabis smokers
16:30-18:00   Rapid communication Cláudia Costa Storti, EMCDDA POSTER Financing health and drug policy in Europe in the wake of the 2008-2009 recession: an economic analysis
18:30   Opening reception   2015 EMCDDA SCIENTIFIC PAPER AWARD CEREMONY

Thursday 24 September

Time Location Type Who What
all day ground floor, entrance     EMCDDA exhibition stand
11:00-12:30 Auditorium II Paper session 12: Treating addictions: new insights for therapy Dagmar Hedrich, EMCDDA CHAIR
11:00-12:30 Room 3 Paper session 10: New opportunities for harm reduction: behaviours Ana Gallegos, EMCDDA PRESENTATION Recent developments in the detection of harms arising from the use of synthetic cathinones in Europe.
11:00-12:30 Auditorium I Paper session 14: Prevention: theory and evidence Marica Ferri, EMCDDA PRESENTATION Knowledge exchange and evidence-base for decision-making: can promptness and accuracy go together?
11:00-12:30 Room 5 Symposium session F: Drug users in prison: interventions to reduce harm and enable recovery Linda Montanari, EMCDDA PRESENTATION Substance use and specific health needs of drug users inside European prisons: what do we know?
11:00-12:30   Rapid communication Eoghan Quigley, EMCDDA POSTER City level drug policies in Europe — a documentary analysis
11:00-12:30   Rapid communication Alessandro Pirona, EMCDDA POSTER Ageing and addiction: are European addiction treatment systems ready for the challenges ahead?
12:45-14:15 Room 3 Sponsored session 9 Reitox Understanding the risks and benefits of OST in Europe: triangulating data from monitoring and research sources
12:45-14:15 Room 2 Sponsored session 10 EMCDDA/ECDC Scaling up responses to hepatitis C among PWID in Europe: what are the priorities? A European agency and clinician’s perspective.
14:30-16:00 Auditorium I Symposium session H: The European Drug Emergencies Network (Euro-DEN): insights into acute drug emergencies in Europe Isabelle Giraudon, EMCDDA CHAIR
14:30-16:00   Rapid communication Charlotte Davies, UK (second author Maria Moreira) Identifying research priorities for illicit drugs in Europe

Friday 25 September

Time Location Type Who What
all day     EMCDDA EMCDDA exhibition stand
11:00-12:30 Room 5 Symposium session L:  Alessandro Pirona, EMCDDA CHAIR
11:00-12:30 Auditorium II Paper session 22: Challenges: new developments in New Psychoactive Substances Roumen Sedefov, EMCDDA PRESENTATION New Psychoactive Substances in Europe — diversity and harms
11:00-12:30 Auditorium III Paper session 25: Challenges: a changing drug market Jane Mounteney, EMCDDA PRESENTATION A game changer? Results from the EMCDDA study on the Internet and drug markets.
11:00-12:30 Room 1 Symposium session K: Addressing vulnerabilities, increasing access to services: how to mainstream gender into policy and practice of substance use prevention treatment and rehabilitation Marica Ferri, EMCDDA PRESENTATION Addressing gender inequalities in accessing drug addiction services in Europe: challenges and good practices
11:00-12:00   Rapid communication Roumen Sedefov, EMCDDA POSTER New Psychoactive Substances in Europe
11:00-12:00   Rapid communication Andrew Cunningham, EMCDDA POSTER Recent developments in detection of harms arising from the use of synthetic cannabinoid receptor agonists in Europe.
11:00-12:00   Rapid communication João Matias, EMCDDA POSTER Cannabis-related indicators: up or down? Good or bad? What do the data tell us?
11:00-12:00   Rapid communication Nicola Singleton, EMCDDA POSTER Old dog, new tricks? Making use of opiate supply and markets information for horizon scanning.
11:00-12:00   Rapid communication Danilo Ballotta, EMCDDA POSTER Regional drug strategies across the world
11:00-12:00   Rapid communication Charlotte Colman, Belgium (second author Danilo Ballotta, EMCDDA) European guidelines for the evaluation of national drug strategies and action plans.
12:30-13:00   Closing session Paul Griffiths, EMCDDA Speech

 

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