Registration now open for the 2018 NDARC Annual Research Symposium

August 2018

Registration for the 2018 NDARC Annual Research Symposium is now open. This year’s theme is clinical, community and policy responses to emerging problems in drug and alcohol use. Please click here to view the program.

The event showcases NDARC’s research and work with national and international collaborators.

When: Mon, 8 October 2018
Where: John Niland Scientia Conference and Events Centre at UNSW Sydney
Please click here to register

The Symposium's key topics include:

  • Embedding evaluation in routine delivery of services
  • Emerging trends in drug use, harms, and markets: Findings from the Drug Trends Program 2018
  • Treatment within prison settings
  • Working with Aboriginal communities
  • Working with NGOs
  • Criminal justice responses
  • Eliminating HCV among people who inject drugs
  • Long-acting buprenorphine for the treatment of opioid dependence
  • The impact of OST on reducing crime among opioid dependent people

Keynote speakers in 2018 are:

  • Professor Louis Fiore, Professor of Medicine and Professor of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, VA Boston Healthcare System
  • Professor Julie Bruneau, Professor in the Department of Family Medicine, University of Montreal

Other presenters include:

  • Dr Hayden McRobbie, Professor of Public Health Intervention, Queen Mary University of London
  • Conjoint Professor Nicholas Lintzeris, Director of Drug and Alcohol Services, South Eastern Sydney Local Health District
  • Professor Andrew Lloyd, Program Head Viral Immunology Systems Program, The Kirby Institute
  • Dr Don Weatherburn, Director of the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics Research Associate
  • Professor Jason Grebely, Senior Research Fellow, The Kirby Institute