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Conferences – Spark – Science to end drug-related harms

Conferences

2021 Conferences by quarter:  Q1  Q2  Q3  Q4


Q1 2021


Q2 2021


April 5-8, 2021

Healthcare Made Practical (HMP): Rx Summit Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit

Organized By: Healthcare Made Practical (HMP)
Location: Nashville, TN

Mission: The Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit is where solutions are formulated, stakeholders from Federal to family convene, and change begins. It is the annual gathering for stakeholders to discuss what’s working in prevention and treatment.          https://www.rx-summit.com/


April 14-17, 2021

Society of Behavioral Medicine (SBM) Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions 

Organized By: Society of Behavioral Medicine (SBM)                                            Location: Virtual

Mission: The Society of Behavioral Medicine (SBM) is a vibrant, multidisciplinary society focused on the role of behavior in improving health. https://www.bsphn.org.uk/428/Annual-Conference-2020


May 1-5, 2021

American Psychiatric Association (APA) Annual Meeting

Organized By: American Psychiatric Association (APA)
Location: Los Angeles, CA

Mission: The mission of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) is to promote the highest quality care for individuals with mental illness, including substance use disorders and their families, promote psychiatric education and research advance, and represent the profession of psychiatry serve the professional needs of its membership. https://www.psychiatry.org/psychiatrists/meetings/annual-meeting


May 7-10, 2021

American Academy of Health Behavior Annual Scientific Meeting

Organized By: American Academy of Health Behavior
Location: Key Largo, FL

Mission: The mission of the American Academy of Health Behavior™ is to serve as the “research home” for health behavior scholars committed to excellence and diversity in research to improve the public’s health.                          https://aahb.org/Future_Meetings/


May 14-16, 2021

National Alcohol Beverage Control Association (NABCA) Annual Symposium on Alcohol Beverage Law and Regulation

Organized By: National Alcohol Beverage Control Association (NABCA)          Location: Arlington, VA

Mission: The National Alcohol Beverage Control Association (NABCA) supports member jurisdictions in their efforts to protect public health and safety and ensure responsible and efficient systems for beverage alcohol distribution and sales.                  https://www.nabca.org/meeting/2021-legal-symposium


May 17-20, 2021

National Alcohol Beverage Control Association (NABCA) Annual Conference

Organized By: National Alcohol Beverage Control Association (NABCA)            Location: Marco Island, FL

Mission: The National Alcohol Beverage Control Association (NABCA) supports member jurisdictions in their efforts to protect public health and safety and ensure responsible and efficient systems for beverage alcohol distribution and sales.                https://www.nabca.org/meeting/2021-legal-symposium


June 1-4, 2021

Society for Prevention (SPR) Annual Meeting

Organized By: Society for Prevention Research (SPR)
Location: Washington, DC

Mission: The Society for Prevention Research (SPR) envisions a wellness-oriented society in which evidenced-based programs and policies are continuously applied to improve the health and well-being of its citizens, fostering positive human development and citizens who lead productive lives, in caring relationships with others. https://www.preventionresearch.org/meeting/future-conferences/


Q3 2021


Q4 2021


October 23-27, 2021

American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting

Organized By: American Public Health Association (APHA)
Location: Denver, Colorado

Mission: The American Public Health Association (APHA) brings together people and organizations who make a difference from the global level to the local level, to improve the health of the public, and achieve equity in health status.       https://www.apha.org/annualmeeting


2020 Conferences by quarter:  Q1  Q2  Q3  Q4


Q1 2020


February 12, 2020

Behavioural Science and Public Health Network (BSPHN) Annual Conference

Organized By: Behavioural Science and Public Health Network (BSPHN)
Location: Derby, United Kingdom

Mission: The mission of the Behavioural Science and Public Health Network (BSPHN) committee is to support and develop the Behavioural Science and Public Health Network. This entails providing a forum for behavioural scientists, social scientists and public health specialists interested in the promotion and practice of behavioural and social science to increase synthesis with public health.
https://www.bsphn.org.uk/428/Annual-Conference-2020

Abstract Due: December 2, 2019


February 18, 2020

The Evolution of Addiction Treatment Conference

Organized By: EVOLUTION
Location: Los Angeles, CA

Mission: EVOLUTION brings the most forward-thinking and effective therapeutic interventions and approaches directly to those that treat addiction.
https://www.theevolutionofaddictiontreatment.com/


March 1-6, 2020

Gordon Research Conference (GRC) on Alcohol and the Nervous System

Organized By: Gordon Research Conference
Location: Galveston, TX

Mission: The Gordon Research Conference (GRC) on Alcohol and the Nervous System will provide a unique forum to bring together a diverse range of young and established alcohol researchers and experts in complementary fields.
https://www.bsphn.org.uk/428/Annual-Conference-2020

Abstract Due: February 2, 2020


March 8-11, 2020

American Academy of Health Behavior Annual Scientific Meeting

Organized By: American Academy of Health Behavior
Location: Napa Valley, CA

Mission: The mission of the American Academy of Health Behavior™ is to serve as the “research home” for health behavior scholars committed to excellence and diversity in research to improve the public’s health.
https://www.bsphn.org.uk/428/Annual-Conference-2020


Q2 2020


April 1-4, 2020

Society of Behavorial Medicine (SBM) Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions

Organized By: Society of Behavorial Medicine (SBM)
Location: San Francisco, CA

Mission: The Society of Behavioral Medicine (SBM) is a vibrant, multidisciplinary society focused on the role of behavior in improving health.
https://www.bsphn.org.uk/428/Annual-Conference-2020


April 2-5, 2020

The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) Annual Conference

Organized By: The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)
Location: Aurora, CO

Mission: The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) Annual Conference is a physician-led professional community for those who prevent, treat, and promote remission and recovery from the disease of addiction, and to provide resources for continuing innovation, advancement, and implementation of addiction science and care.
https://www.eventscribe.com/2020/ASAM/


April 13-16, 2020

Healthcare Made PracticaL (HMP): Rx Summit Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit

Organized By: Healthcare Made PracticaL (HMP)
Location: Nashville, TN

Mission: The Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit is where solutions are formulated, stakeholders from Federal to family convene, and change begins. It is the annual gathering for stakeholders to discuss what’s working in prevention and treatment.
https://www.rx-summit.com/


April 25-29, 2020

American Psychiatric Association (APA) Annual Meeting

Organized By: American Psychiatric Association (APA)
Location: Philadelphia, PA

Mission: The mission of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) is to promote the highest quality care for individuals with mental illness, including substance use disorders and their families, promote psychiatric education and research advance, and represent the profession of psychiatry serve the professional needs of its membership.
https://www.psychiatry.org/psychiatrists/meetings/annual-meeting

Abstract Due: December 12, 2019


May 18-21, 2020

National Alcohol Beverage Control Association (NABCA) Annual Conference

Organized By: National Alcohol Beverage Control Association (NABCA)
Location: Phoenix, AZ

Mission: The National Alcohol Beverage Control Association (NABCA) supports member jurisdictions in their efforts to protect public health and safety and ensure responsible and efficient systems for beverage alcohol distribution and sales.
https://www.nabca.org/meetings


May 26-29, 2020

Society for Prevention Research (SPR) Annual Meeting

Organized By: Society for Prevention Research (SPR)
Location: Washington, DC

Mission: The Society for Prevention Research (SPR) envisions a wellness-oriented society in which evidenced-based programs and policies are continuously applied to improve the health and well-being of its citizens, fostering positive human development and citizens who lead productive lives, in caring relationships with others.
https://www.preventionresearch.org/2020-annual-meeting/

Abstract Due: October 31, 2019


June 7-10, 2020

International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (IAPAC) International Conference on HIV Treatment and Prevention Adherence

Organized By: International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (IAPAC)
Location: Orlando, FL

Mission: The International Conference on HIV Treatment and Prevention Adherence is an annual series of conferences featuring the presentation and discussion of antiretroviral therapy (ART) and biomedical prevention adherence within the context of optimizing care and prevention continua to achieve HIV epidemic control.
https://www.iapac.org/conferences/adherence-2020/

Abstract Due: January 24, 2020


June 19–22, 2020

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) International Forum

Organized By: National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Location: Hollywood, FL

Mission: The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) International Forum fosters international cooperative research and the exchange of scientific information by drug abuse researchers.
https://www.drugabuse.gov/international/2020-nida-international-forum

Abstract Due: January 6, 2020


June 20-24, 2020

The College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD) Annual Meeting

Organized By: The College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD)
Location: Hollywood, FL

Mission: The College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD) provides a national and international forum for scientists of diverse backgrounds to advance the understanding of molecular-neurobiological aspects of addictive disorders and, by the application of new scientific knowledge, to improve and develop treatments utilizing novel behavioral and pharmacological therapies.
https://cpdd.org/meetings/current-meeting/submissions/

Abstract Due: December 2, 2019


June 20-24, 2020

Annual Research Society on Alcoholism (RSA) Scientific Meeting / ISBRA Congress

Organized By: Research Society on Alcoholism (RSA)
Location: New Orleans, LA

Mission: The primary goal of this joint meeting of RSA and ISBRA (“Meeting”) is to provide a forum for alcohol researchers – from all disciplines – to present their latest findings and to learn about new research developments in an environment that will provide interaction at both the professional and personal level.
https://www.xcdsystem.com/rsoa/

Abstract Due: January 10, 2020


Q3 2020


July 6-10, 2020

International AIDS Society (IAS) International AIDS Conference

Organized By: International AIDS Society (IAS)
Location: San Francisco, CA and Oakland, CA

Mission: The International AIDS Conference is the premier global platform to advance the HIV response.
https://www.aids2020.org/

Abstract Due: January 14, 2020


August 27-29, 2020

Atlanta Harm Reduction Coalition, Inc. (AHRC) Southern Harm Reduction Conference

Organized By: Atlanta Harm Reduction Coalition, Inc. (AHRC)
Location: Virtual

Mission: The Southern Harm Reduction Conference is a premiere event for harm reduction in the southeast as well as throughout nation. The conference welcomes national leaders and experts in their fields who will share cutting edge research and information regarding HEP C, HIV/AIDs, Harm Reduction, and Advocacy. https://atlantaharmreduction.org/southern-harm-reduction-conference-2020/


September 10-11, 2020

Cape Cod Symposium on Addictive Disorders

Organized By: C4 Recovery Foundation
Location: Virtual

Mission: The 33rd Annual Cape Cod Symposium on Addictive Disorders (CCSAD), a C4 event, is dedicated to continuing education and networking in the field of behavioral health and addiction. CCSAD combines workshops and keynotes on timely topics with an unmatched showcase of the industry’s products and services. Workshops led by industry experts ensure attendees leave with actionable tools and strategies they can apply to improve their practice or business.                                     https://www.ccsad.com/


September 12-15, 2020

European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP) Congress

Organized By: European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP)
Location: Virtual

Mission: The European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP) Congress is Europe’s premier scientific meeting for disease-oriented brain research, attracting neuroscientists, psychiatrists and neurologists from around the world.
https://www.ecnp.eu/Congress2020/ECNPcongress

Abstract Due: Opens in November 2019


Q4 2020


October 8-10, 2020 – Postponed to 2021

International Network for Hepatitis in Substance Users (INHSU) International Conference on Hepatitis Care in Substance Users

Organized By: International Network for Hepatitis in Substance Users (INHSU)
Location: Glasgow, Scotland

Mission: Hosted by the International Network for Hepatitis in Substance Users (INHSU), the International Conference on Hepatitis Care in Substance Users covers the latest advances on hepatitis C epidemiology, management and treatment of viral hepatitis among people who use drugs, with a specific focus on hepatitis C.
http://www.inhsu2020.com/

Abstract Due: March 15, 2020


October 15-18, 2020 – Postponed

Harm Reduction Coalition (HRC) National Harm Reduction Conference

Organized By: Harm Reduction Coalition (HRC)
Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico

Mission: The National Harm Reduction Conference aims to provide safe spaces for the exchange of ideas and cutting-edge practices that reduce harms associated with drug use, to create networking opportunities for people from diverse backgrounds committed to dismantling the racialized policies that underwrite and perpetuate oppression, and to challenge stigmatizing narratives about people who use drugs by supporting their leadership development and exposing social inequities driven by structural violence and discrimination.
https://harmreduction.org/conference/

Abstract Due: March 2, 2020


October 24-28, 2020

American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting

Organized By: American Public Health Association (APHA)
Location: Virtual

Mission: The American Public Health Association (APHA) brings together people and organizations who make a difference from the global level to the local level, to improve the health of the public, and achieve equity in health status.
https://www.apha.org/annualmeeting

Abstract Due: Opens December 2019


November 2-6, 2020

The Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) Annual National CFAR Meeting

Organized By: The San Diego Center for AIDS Research (CFAR)
Location: San Diego, CA

Mission: The San Diego Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) strives to develop improved vaccines and improved therapies for HIV infection and associated diseases.
https://cfar.ucsd.edu/en/meetings/2020-national-cfar-meeting/


November 3-6, 2020

The Evolution of Addiction Treatment Conference

Organized By: EVOLUTION
Location: Los Angeles, CA

Mission: EVOLUTION brings the most forward-thinking and effective therapeutic interventions and approaches directly to those that treat addiction. https://www.theevolutionofaddictiontreatment.com


November 20-22, 2020

Healthcare Made Practical (HMP): Cocaine, Meth & Stimulant Summit

Organized By: Healthcare Made Practical (HMP)
Location: Miami, FL

Mission: The Cocaine, Meth & Stimulant Summit is the only educational event providing clinical, law enforcement, and public safety professionals with practical strategies and solutions to address the country’s stimulant crisis. Conference attendees hear from field leaders and change makers working to address this often-underrecognized emergency compounding the opioid epidemic.
https://www.stimulantsummit.com/


December 3-6, 2020

West Coast Symposium on Addictive Disorders

Organized By: C4 Recovery Foundation
Location: La Quinta, CA

Mission: The 11th Annual West Coast Symposium on Addictive Disorders (WCSAD), a C4 event, is dedicated to continuing education and networking in the field of behavioral health and addiction. WCSAD combines workshops and keynotes on timely topics with an unmatched showcase of the industry’s products and services. Workshops led by industry experts ensure attendees leave with actionable tools and strategies they can apply to improve their practice or business.                                   https://www.wcsad.com/


December 9-13, 2020

Evolution of Psychotherapy Conference

Location: Anaheim, CA

Mission: Since 1985, the Evolution of Psychotherapy conference has attracted worldwide attention as the most respected gathering of master practitioners in the field. Celebrating its 35th year, the conference features faculty members who share ideas, promote convergence and highlight unifying principles that guide effective clinical work. The conference includes point/counterpoint discussions, state-of-the-art addresses, workshops, clinical demonstrations, dialogues, panels, and conversation hours. https://www.evolutionofpsychotherapy.com/rates