1-28 February | everywhere
15-16 February 2018 | Brisbane, Queensland
20-21 March | Perth, Western Australia
This Conference will bring together international, national and local speakers to present on alcohol and other drug-related policy, prevention, harm reduction, criminal justice, research, prevention and treatment.
2-3 May | Sydney, New South Wales
This is a new conference convened by the Public Health Association of Australia. In 2018, the conference will focus on prevention and protection, in line with the World Federation of Public Health Associations’ (WFPHA)’s Global Charter for the Public’s Health.
16-18 May | Vancouver, Canada
The 12th International Society for the Study of Drug Policy Conference aims to advance thinking on the development, assessment, or evolution of drug policy nationally or internationally.
21 – 22 May | Hobart Tasmania
The aim of the conference is to challenge ideas, frameworks and practices in the Tasmanian alcohol and other drug sector.
28 – 29 May | Gold Coast, Queensland
The 4th annual conference will cover a broad range of topics that will include prevention, treatment, systematic responses, behaviours, mental health and harm reduction in relation to all types of addiction.
28 May- 1 June | Chiang Mai, Thailand
The purpose of this forum is to provide an arena for alcohol researchers to exchange ideas about their ongoing research in the areas of determinants and consequences of drinking, drinking culture and drinking patterns, social and institutional responses to drinking related harms, prevention and care.
7 – 8 June | Sydney, New South Wales
The NADA conference aims to bring together delegates from New South Wales, the broader Australian alcohol and other drugs sector, and related support services, to showcase evidence-based practice that improve the lives of clients, consumers and the community.
7-8 June | Melbourne
The Crime Prevention and Communities conference is the biggest crime prevention conference in Australia targeted at practitioners. The theme for 2018 is ‘Translating evidence into practice’.
1-31 July | Australia-wide
International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness Day
9 September | Worldwide
International FASD Awareness Day is a day that is dedicated to raising awareness about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD). It is observed at 9:09am on 9 September in recognition of the nine months of pregnancy.
25 September 2018 | Brisbane, Australia
With a theme of “Innovating and interacting: the future of public health communications”, the symposium will be a multidisciplinary event focusing on the development, communication, and evaluation of effective behaviour change campaigns in the area of public health in our ever changing environment.
26-28 September | Cairns, Queensland
This conference is the flagship conference for the Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA), showcasing research and experience from international and Australian experts, on various aspects of the challenges in public health.
1 October | Everywhere
4-7 November | Auckland, New Zealand
6 – 9 November 2018 | Adelaide, South Australia
If you know of any other relevant alcohol and other drugs (AOD) conferences that we should include on this list, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone on 02 6122 8600.