The Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs


The Scientific Program Committee is excited to announce that the call for abstracts is now OPEN.
We invite submissions of abstracts for the following presentation types: Poster;OralWorkshopSymposium; and Food for ThoughtNeed help with your Abstract? 
Once again the APSAD Conference will run the Abstract Mentor Program with the assistance of our volunteer abstract mentors. The aim of the program is to provide an opportunity for First Peoples (Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Māori), Community Groups, Consumers, and Early Career Researchers to have their draft abstracts mentored by more experienced authors before submitting their abstract to the conference.For further information visit the Mentor page on the conference website. 

Abstract Submissions Close: Sunday 21 May.
For further information and to submit an abstract visit the conference website





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We are excited to announce we have confirmed our first two International keynote speakers; Professor Fiona Measham and Professor Harrison Pope with more speakers to be announced in the coming weeks.
  • Fiona Measham Professor of Criminology in the School of Applied Social Sciences at Durham University UK. 
  • Dr. Harrison G. Pope, Jr. is a Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts, USA and Director of the Biological Psychiatry Laboratory at McLean Hospital in Belmont, Massachusetts, USA.
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