Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction

CCSA Events

Nov 25 2019

Issues of Substance Conference

Date: November 25, 2019 - November 27, 2019
Location: The Westin Ottawa

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Oct 23 2019

Lisbon Addictions 2019

Date: October 23, 2019 - October 25, 2019
Location: Lisbon Congress Centre - Praça das Indústrias 1, 1300-307 Lisboa, Portugal

The overarching theme for 2019 is 'The future of addictions: new frontiers for policy, practice and science'. The conference will therefore showcase cutting-edge research to help characterise, understand and respond to addiction and addictive behaviours.


Oct 24 2019

2019 CSAM Annual Meeting and Scientific Conference

Date: October 24, 2019 - October 27, 2019
Location: 1919 Upper Water Street , Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3J 3J5

Building Bridges through Shared Learning/Créer des connections grâce à l’apprentissage partagé is our theme, connecting research and evidence-based treatments with presentations about current knowledge and skills in addictions care in Canada.


Nov 7 2019

SSA Annual Conference 2019

Date: November 7, 2019 - November 8, 2019
Location: Crowne Plaza, Hawthorn Square, Forth Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3SA

The SSA Annual Conference provides delegates with a variety of lectures, workshops, oral and poster presentations. Invited speakers will present on a variety of topics including a society lecture on alcohol interventions, addiction and the market, exposure to gambling, adolescent cannabis use and novel strategies for treatment, and addiction to prescribed drugs.


Nov 25 2019

Issues of Substance Conference

Date: November 25, 2019 - November 27, 2019
Location: The Westin Ottawa

CCSA’s Issues of Substance is the flagship event of the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) that addresses issues related to substance use and addiction that affect the health and safety of Canadians.

The biennial event is Canada’s only national conference that brings together addiction workers, healthcare professionals, researchers, policy makers, knowledge brokers, and people with direct or indirect, lived or living experience with substance use or a substance use disorders from across the country.

The theme for this year’s conference is Evidence and Perspectives, Compassion and Action. This theme reflects the importance of relying on research and real-world experience as we identify sustainable solutions that meet the needs of Canadians suffering from substance use disorder.This year, CCSA expects to welcome more than 500 delegates to the conference, including more than 150 plenary and concurrent session speakers and 50 poster presentations from across Canada.


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