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Registration

Early bird registrations will open on Monday 3rd September 2018 and close on Sunday 16th December 2018. After this date, a standard registration rate will apply until Friday 5th April 2019.

Abstract submission will open on Wednesday 1st August 2018 and close on Sunday 16th December 2018. For those submitting an abstract a payment will be required within 2 weeks from the acceptance.


Standard delegate: 280 €

Early bird standard delegate: 220 € (ends soon!)

Student delegate: 180 €

Early bird student delegate: 140 €

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CONFERENCE COMMITTEE

Organising Committee:

Dr Ornella Corazza
University of Hertfordshire

Prof Giuseppe Bersani
Sapienza University of Rome

Dr Andres Roman-Urrestarazu
Maastricht University 

Dr Kim P.C. Kuypers
Maastricht University

Scientific Committee:

Dr Ornella Corazza (Chair)
University of Hertfordshire

Dr Roumen Sedefov
European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction

Paul Griffiths
European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction

Dr Ana Gallegos
European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction

Dr Olivier Rabin
World Anti-Doping Agency

Dr Justice Tettey
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

Martin Raithelhuber
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

Prof Fabrizio Schifano
University of Hertfordshire

Prof Giuseppe Bersani
Sapienza University of Rome

Prof Zsolt Demotrovics
Eötvös Loránd University

Prof Giovanni Martinotti
University of Chieti-Pescara

Prof Andy Parrott
Swansea University

Prof Francesco Botre’
Sapienza University of Rome

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CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

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ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

We are pleased to announce that the VI International Conference on Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPS) will be held on 8th – 9th April 2019 at the University of Maastricht in the Netherlands.

The series, which started in Budapest in 2012, aims 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, University of Maastricht.

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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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PREVIOUS EDITIONS

I International Conference on Novel Psychoactive Substances, Budapest, 2012.

II International Conference on Novel Psychoactive Substances, Swansea, 2013.

III International Conference on Novel Psychoactive Substances, Rome, 2014.

IV International Conference on Novel Psychoactive Substances, Budapest, 2016.

V International Conference on Novel Psychoactive Substances, Vienna, 2017.

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CONFERENCE VENUE & HOTELS

The VI International Conference on Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPS) will be held on 8th – 9th April 2019 at the University of Maastricht in the Netherlands.

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