NCPIC - National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre

Cannabis Conference 2012

This conference was held from 19th-21st September 2012

This is the second National Cannabis Conference, following the inaugural conference in Sydney in 2009.

Special announcement:

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Conference information:

The topic areas have been chosen to respond to the developing evidence-base on issues such as cannabis and mental health. The emerging areas to be featured will include:

  • cannabis use and intervention approaches among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities;
  • school based approaches to preventing and reducing cannabis use;
  • the role of genetics in cannabis use and dependence;
  • the relationship between cannabis and tobacco;
  • synthetic cannabinoids; and
  • promising approaches to cannabis and comorbid mental health conditions.

The conference will include perspectives from health, education, youth services and criminal justice sectors.

There will be workshops on Wednesday followed by the 2-day conference on Thursday and Friday which mixes national and international keynote speakers, free papers, "datablitz", posters, and social and networking opportunities.

The conference will be held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.

We look forward to welcoming you to Brisbane!

When
  • 9AM-5PM Wednesday, 19th September 2012, Workshops/Symposia
  • 9AM-5PM Thursday, 20th September 2012
  • 9AM-5PM Friday, 21st September 2012
Where

Map of conference location

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
Grey Street
Brisbane, Queensland
Australia

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