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Novel Psychoactive Substances Conference

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American University

4400 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest

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We are pleased to announce the VII International Conference on Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPS) will be held November 16-18, 2021 in Washington, DC.

American University is actively monitoring the incidence of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). At this time, our upcoming NPS Conference will take place as planned though AU may retain the right to cancel due to COVID restrictions or mandates.

The 2021 conference is jointly organized by the CFSRE, 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), and the University of Hertfordshire.

The two day scientific meeting program will be preceded on November 16th, by a series of half day workshops, covering clinical, treatment or toxicological topics. This is an excellent opportunity for networking and problem solving in an interactive environment. There is an additional charge to participate in one of these workshops.

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Please join the International Society for the Study of Emerging Drugs here for a 10% discount promo code on conference registration! Once you obtain the code, please enter it under "Enter promo code" on the top of the Register box for the discounted tickets to appear!

Any questions regarding the ISSED Promo Code please contact carrie.barron@cfsre.org.

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3 DAY MEETING:

WORKSHOPS - DAY ONE

  • WORKSHOP 1 - Analytical Toxicology and Pharmacology of Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPS)
  • WORKSHOP 2 - Clinical Management of Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPS) Intoxication and Addiction
  • WORKSHOP 3 - Interventions, Risks, and Harms of Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPS)

Meeting Objectives

  • Sharing evidence based information on NPS, including fentanyl and derivatives
  • Improving understanding of clinical treatment and management of NPS use
  • Exploring policy and legislative responses to NPS
  • Developing innovative prevention measures for vulnerable individuals
  • Sharing analytical approaches to NPS detection and identification
  • Exploring motivations and socio-cultural factors underlying NPS use
  • Networking and providing the opportunity meet leading experts in the field

Links for Discounted Hotels near American University:

Embassy Row Hotel

Courtyard By Marriott – Chevy Chase

Wardman Park Marriott

Melrose – Georgetown Hotel

Churchill Hotel near Embassy Row

Jointly Organized By:

  • The International Society of the Study of Emerging Drugs (ISSED)
  • 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)
  • The University of Hertfordshire (UH)
  • Center for Forensic Science Research & Education (CFSRE)

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American University

4400 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest

Washington, DC 20016

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Organizer Center for Forensic Science Research & Education

Organizer of Novel Psychoactive Substances Conference

The Center for Forensic Science Research and Education, based in Willow Grove, PA was founded in 2010 to address needs of the forensic science and law enforcement communities.  Founded through the support of our parent organization, the Fredric Rieders Family Foundation, The Center is dedicated to research, education, and outreach in the forensic sciences.  The Center’s programs include short-term placements for visiting scholars and researchers; partnership to deliver degree programs at area universities; and continuing professional development for forensic scientists, law enforcement, and legal professionals. The Center offers state-of-the-art facilities and instrumentation to support grant-funded research and academic scholarship.

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