RESEARCH UPDATE ON CURRENT DEVELOPMENTS IN THE ADDICTIONS FIELD by alendar

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									Workshop
                FREE


                                              2007
Joint Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol & other Drugs
(APSAD) and Drug & Alcohol Services South Australia (DASSA)
Workshop




RESEARCH UPDATE ON CURRENT
DEVELOPMENTS IN THE ADDICTIONS FIELD:
INTERNATIONAL, NATIONAL AND SOUTH
AUSTRALIAN PERSPECTIVES
Monday 26 November

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Room G.11B, Education Development Centre, Milner Street, Hindmarsh
Free parking available in Orsmond Street, Hindmarsh

This workshop will provide summaries of major national and international
drug and alcohol and addiction conferences held in 2007, including: the
College on Problems of Drug Dependence; International Council on Alcohol              Further information only
& Addictions; International Society of Addiction Medicine; Australasian                   (see booking details below)
Professional Society on Alcohol & Other Drugs; Drug & Alcohol Nurses                                     Jill Grove
of Australasia; Family Alcohol & Drug Network and Australasian Drug               Tel: (08) 8274 3306 or Email:
Strategy conferences. It will also provide an update on some of the drug
and alcohol research currently being conducted in South Australia by
                                                                                   grove.jill@saugov.sa.gov.au
research staff from DASSA and South Australian Universities. Time will be
provided for workshop participants to discuss the implications of current                        Olga Lopatko
research developments for local practice.                                        Tel: (08) 8303 5989 or Email:
                                                                                olga.lopatko@adelaide.edu.au
This workshop is being jointly organised and sponsored by APSAD and
DASSA and is free for both members of APSAD and non-members.
                                                                                            Bookings essential
Morning and afternoon tea provided                                                     (close 7days prior to event)
                                                                                     Receipt of bookings will
Lunch 12:30–1:30 p.m.                                                                        be acknowledged
>Can be ordered on the day, please allow sufficient time prior to the start
of the workshop. Contact Jill Grove for a sample menu.                              Contact: Aaron Manders
>Purchase at a local café.                                                                                 Email:
>BYO but refrigeration facilities are not available for participants.         manders.aaron@saugov.sa.gov.au
Presenters and Topics

INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVE
College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD): 69th Annual Scientific Meeting,
16–21 June, 2007, Quebec City, Canada
- Clinical Research, Professor Jason White
- From Lab to Clinic, Dr Rod Irvine
- Policies in Addictions, Associate Professor Robert Ali

International Council on Alcohol & Addictions: 50th International ICAA Conference on
Dependencies, 10–15 June, 2007, Stockholm, Sweden, Mr Keith Evans

International Society of Addiction Medicine, Addiction Medicine: Current Advances and
Future Directions. ISAM IXth Annual meeting, 22–25 October, 2007, Cairo, Egypt, Associate
Professor Robert Ali

Group Discussion: International Perspective


NATIONAL AND AUSTRALASIAN PERSPECTIVE
Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol & other Drugs: Two Nations, Ten Cultures?
Combined APSAD and Cutting Edge Addiction Conference, 2–4 November, 2007, Auckland,
New Zealand, Dr Carolyn Edmonds, Dr Chris Holmwood and Dr Paul Williamson

4th Australasian Drug Strategy Conference, Meeting the Future: Innovative and effective
policy and practice, 22–25 October, 2007. Gold Coast, Australia, Professor Ann Roche

Family Alcohol & Drug Network (FADNET): Drugs, Families. Solutions: Getting on with
family work, 3rd Annual National Conference, 27–28 June, 2007, Melbourne, Australia, Ms
Justine Whitham and Ms Masto Myles

Drug & Alcohol Nurses of Australasia (DANA): Regional Perspectives in Practice, Annual
Conference, 12–13 July, 2007, Whyalla, Australia, Dr Lynette Cusack and Mr Peter Athanasos

Group Discussion: National and Australasian Perspective


SOUTH AUSTRALIAN PERSPECTIVE
South Australian Research: Overview, Dr Olga Lopatko

National Centre on Education & Training in Addiction (NCETA), Flinders University of
South Australia, Professor Ann Roche

World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Research in the Treatment of Drug
& Alcohol Problems, University of Adelaide, Associate Professor Robert Ali

Drug & Alcohol Services South Australia (DASSA), Dr Matthew Smout

Flinders University of South Australia, Faculty of Health Sciences, Flinders Aboriginal
Health Research Unit, Aboriginal Country Health and Drug & Alcohol Services South
Australia, Professor Charlotte de Crespigny, Dr Inge Kowanko and Ms Jackie Ah Kit

University of Adelaide, Faculty of Health Sciences, Pharmacology, Professor Jason White

Group Discussion: South Australian Perspective



NOTE: Programme may be subject to change without notice

								
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