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The event will be streamed online from this conference website with no need of previous registration.

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CONFERENCE COMMITTEE

Organising Committee:

Dr Ornella Corazza
University of Hertfordshire

Prof Giuseppe Bersani
Sapienza University of Rome

Dr Justice Tettey
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

Sabrina Levissianos
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

Scientific Committee:

Dr Ornella Corazza
University of Hertfordshire

Paul Griffiths
European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction

Dr Roumen Sedefov
European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction

Dr Ana Gallegos
European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction

Dr Justice Tettey
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

Sabrina Levissianos
United Nation Office on Drugs and Crime

Prof Fabrizio Schifano
University of Hertfordshire

Prof Giuseppe Bersani
Sapienza University of Rome

Prof Zsolt Demotrovics
Eötvös Loránd University

Dr Giovanni Martinotti
University of Chieti-Pescara

Dr Olivier Rabin
World Anti-Doping Agency

Prof Andy Parrott
Swansea University

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CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

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ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

We are pleased to announce that the V International Conference on Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPS) will be held on 23-24 October 2017 at the United Nation Office in Vienna, Austria.

The first four International Conferences on Novel Psychoactive Substances, held in Budapest (2012; 2015) Swansea (2013) and Rome (2014), were extremely successful events to share knowledge and strengthen collaboration on NPS among multidisciplinary professionals at the international level.

The conference is jointly organised by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA), the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), University of Hertfordshire and Sapienza University of Rome.

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THE MAIN OBJECTIVES OF THIS CONFERENCE ARE:

  • Sharing evidence-based information on NPS and latest trends of misuse;

  • Improving understanding of clinical treatment and management of NPS use;

  • Exploring policy and legislative responses to NPS;

  • Developing innovative prevention measures for vulnerable individuals;

  • Identifying public health implications of NPS;

  • Exploring motivations and socio-cultural factors underlying NPS use;

  • Networking and providing the opportunity to meet leading experts in the field.

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CONFIRMED SPEAKERS

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MORE TO BE CONFIRMED

Dr Justice Tettey
Dr Ornella Corazza
Dr Roumen Sedefov
Dr Olivier Rabin
Ms. Sabrina Levissianos
Prof Sir Robin Murray
Dr Andres Roman-Urrestarazu
Prof Fabrizio Schifano
Dr Aviv M. Weinstein
Dr Chris Wilkins
Dr Owen Bowden-Jones
Dr Giovanni Martinotti
Prof Andy Parrott
Prof Giuseppe Bersani
Dr Darshan Singh
Prof Declan Naughton
Martin Raithelhuber
Dr Abu Shafi
Professor Paul Dargan
Professor Norbert Scherbaum
Professor Gaetano Di Chiara
Mariya Prilutskaya
Helen Dolengevich Segal
Esther Papaseit
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ABSTRACT SUBMISSIONS

Deadline for abstract submission extended until 30th April 2017

Poster presentation format:

The size of the panels or poster boards are as follows: 120/150 cm, they can be used on both sides.

Instructions for abstract submissions

Deadline for abstract submission extended until 30th April 2017

Each abstract should follow the guidelines below:

  • Title
  • Author names
  • Institution
  • Email address of first author (normally the presenting author)
  • A maximum of 250 words
  • Subsections required for research abstracts (Introduction, Methods, Results, Conclusions).
  • Indication of preferred mode of delivery (Oral/Poster/No preference)

The space available for oral papers is quite limited. If you wish to present an oral paper please register early, and submit your abstract as soon as possible.

Below is the required format for abstract submission. Use Times New Roman in 12 point and 1.5 spacing, with the title underlined. The conference language will be English.

Oral papers should be 15 minutes in total (12 minutes, plus 3 minutes for questions).

Abstracts will be published in “Research and Advances in Psychiatry”

Please note that this is a free event and you will be notified in MAY 2017 if your abstract has been accepted.

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION

Normally the presenting author

Max 250 words.

The space available for oral papers is quite limited. If you wish to present an oral paper please register early, and submit your abstract early.

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CONFERENCE VENUE

The V International Conference on Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPS) will be held at the United Nations Office in Vienna, Austria. This is one of the four UN Headquarters where several different UN agencies have a joint presence. The office complex is located in Vienna.

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Please read carefully before registration:

There are only a limited number of FREE TICKETS for this event.

Priority will be given to those submitting an abstract for oral and poster presentations. However, be free to register your interest even if you are not presenting at the conference. You will be notified by the 1st of May 2017 if your request for a free ticket has been accepted.

The event will be streamed online from this conference website.