The Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs

Current Conference

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APSAD is aware of the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak and are constantly reviewing the situation with your safety in mind. As the situation continues to develop, we are working on and towards offering the best solutions and outcomes for the APSAD 2020 Brisbane Conference, this may include no change to the present plans, cancellation, or a completely different conference platform. At this stage, plans have not changed, but please be assured, we will act appropriately as the situation develops.

If you have any concerns in relation to COVID-19 (novel-coronavirus), please read the Australian Government Department of Health’s advice, the New Zealand’s Ministry of Health’s advice or review the World Health Organization’s latest advice for the public.


Super Early Bird Registration 9 – 29 March
Abstract Submission 16 March - 1 June
Earlybird Registration:  30 March - 30 August
Accommodation Deadline 4 October
Standard Registration:  21 August - 26 October


2020 APSAD Conference Co-Convenors | Professor Leanne Hides and Dr Mark Daglish
Further information for the APSAD Brisbane 2020 conference visit the conference website 
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Presentation slides from the 2019 Concurrent sessions are available to view by visiting the 2019 Conference website program page.