10th Annual Conference of the International Society for the Study of Drug Policy

February 2016

The 10th Annual Conference of the International Society for the Study of Drug Policy (ISSDP) will be held in Sydney, Australia on 16-18 May, 2016. The conference will be hosted by the Drug Policy Modelling Program (DPMP) which is part of the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC), UNSW Australia. 

The ISSDP Conference is a unique occasion to network with an intellectually engaged, diverse and dedicated scholarly community, and immerse yourself in state of the art research across the full spectrum of drug policy research, with the participation of leading international scholars. The program includes sessions on medicinal cannabis, supply control measures, regulation of New Psychoactive Substances, along with a panel on UNGASS and a panel on drug user organising. We will have drug policy research being presented from more than 15 different countries. 

Keynotes will be delivered by: 

  • Prof Scott Burris, Professor of Law and Public Health at Temple University, USA
  • Dr Le Minh Giang, Vice Chair in the Department of Epidemiology, Hanoi Medical University in Vietnam
  • Professor Simon Lenton, Deputy Director at the National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University, and
  • Professor Louisa Degenhardt, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales.

In addition to the main conference in Sydney, there are two satellite events, one in Canberra, NSW and one in Auckland, New Zealand.


Registrations are now open. Click here to register.

Early bird registration closes on 25th March, 2016.

For more information about the conference, visit www.issdp2016.com.