Lisbon to host Third European conference on addictive behaviours and dependencies — Registration and call for abstracts now open

Leading international experts in the field of addiction science will meet in Lisbon from 23–25 October 2019 for the Third European conference on addictive behaviours and dependencies. The theme of the conference is ‘The future of addictions: new frontiers for policy, practice and science’. Registration and a call for abstracts open today.

The event — ‘Lisbon Addictions 2019’ — is jointly organised by the Portuguese General Directorate for Intervention on Addictive Behaviours and Dependencies (SICAD), the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA), the Journal Addiction and the International Society of Addiction Journal Editors (ISAJE). It will explore challenges relating to illicit drugs, alcohol, tobacco, gambling, the internet and other addictive behaviours and showcase cutting-edge research in these fields.

Abstracts may be submitted until 31 January 2019 via on the following themes:

  • Futures: identifying and meeting emerging needs; prediction, preparedness, innovations and new challenges;
  • Better practice: improving how we respond; supporting the development and implementation of more effective prevention, treatment, and harm reduction interventions;
  • Better science: aetiology, basic science, neuroscience and pre-clinical studies;
  • Better methods: epidemiology, monitoring estimates and models;
  • Better society: overcoming barriers, effective policies, regulations and laws; culture and context.

Over 1 000 participants are expected at the conference, which will provide a unique networking opportunity for researchers, practitioners and policy experts across countries and disciplines. It will also address new challenges and developing fields and provide an occasion for early-stage researchers to enhance their careers.

Key deadlines:
31 January— abstracts
28 February — early-bird registration
30 June — regular registration


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