The Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs

Conference Committees

 

APSAD 2018 Auckland Conference  4 -7 November

Conference Convenors 

David Newcombe, The University of Auckland, New Zealand

Susanna Galea-Singer, Community Alcohol and Drugs Services (CADS), New Zealand

 

 

Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC)

 

Allison Salmon Sydney Medically Supervised Injecting Centre (MSIC)
Anthony (Tony) Gill APSAD President
Senior Staff Specialist, Alcohol and Drug Service, St Vincents Hospital Sydney
Craig Rodgers Alcohol and Drug Services, St Vincent’s Hospital
Cassandra Wright Burnet Institute & Monash University
Daniel O’Keefe Burnet Institute
David Newcombe The University of Auckland, New Zealand
Delyse Hutchinson Deakin University
Janie Sheridan  The University of Auckland 
Lauren Monds Discipline of Addiction Medicine, Central Clinical School, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney
Mary Harrod NSW Users & AIDS Association (NUAA)
Melanie Walker Australian Injecting & Illicit Drug Users League (AIVL)
Matthew Dunn Deakin University (2017 conference co-convenor )
Michael Farrell National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of NSW (2016 co-convenor)
Michael Livingston  Centre for Alcohol Policy Research, La Trobe University
Nadine Ezard Alcohol and Drug Services, St Vincent’s Hospital
Rebecca Lang Qld Network of Alcohol and Other Drug Agencies Ltd (QNADA)
Rebecca Jenkinson Australian Institute of Family Studies (2017 conference co-convenor)
Sheridan Pooley Community Alcohol and Drug Service, Auckland
Susanna Galea-Singer Community Alcohol and Drugs Services (CADS), New Zealand
Suzie Hudson Network of Alcohol and other Drug Agencies (NADA)
Suzy Morrison Matua Raki National Addiction Workforce Programme, New Zealand

  

 

Conference Organising Committee

Anthony Gill  Senior Staff Specialist, Alcohol and Drug Service, St Vincents Hospital Sydney
David Newcombe  The University of Auckland, New Zealand
Matthew Dunn Deakin University, VIC 
Rebecca Jenkinson  Australian Institute of Family Studies, VIC
Susanna Galea-Singer Community Alcohol Drug Services (CADS), New Zealand 

 

Conference Secretariat

Amanda Burg Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine (ASHM)
Deborah Dmoch Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol & other Drugs (APSAD)
Liz Baxter Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol & other Drugs (APSAD)
Rini Das Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine (ASHM)

 

LOCAL ADVISORY GROUP 

David Newcombe The University of Auckland 
Susanna Galea-Singer Community Alcohol and Drugs Services (CADS)
Antonia Lyons Victoria University of Wellington
Ben Birks-Ang Odyssey House, Auckland  
Bronwyn Kivell Victoria University of Wellington
Susan Schenk Victoria University of Wellington
Chris Wilkins Massey University
Johnny Kumitau Rubicon Alcohol & Other Drug Service
Natalie Walker  The University of Auckland
Janie Sheridan  The University of Auckland 
Peter Adams The University of Auckland
Richard Taylor Ministry of Health
Emma Schwarcz Community Alcohol and Drug Service, Auckland
Robert Steenhusien Community Alcohol and Drug Service, Auckland
Sheridan Pooley Community Alcohol and Drug Service, Auckland
Simon Adamson University of Otago
Simone Rodda The University of Auckland 
Suzy Morrison  Matua Raki, National addiction workforce development
Terry Huriwai  Te Rau Matatini , National Centre for Māori Health, Māori Workforce Development and Excellence
Virginia Farnsworth-Grodd Community Alcohol and Drug Service, Auckland