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Main Conference July 21-22, 2016, Pre-Conference July 19-20, 2017
In an age where our Earth limits are increasingly perceptible, how can our economic systems take them into account? By recognizing the need to redefine ecological and social justice, this conference aims to highlight the current ecological and social challenges, the different visions and tools that fuel change, as well as paths to be undertaken to transform our economic system.
Lisbon Addictions 2017, the second European Conference on Addictive Behaviours and Dependencies, is a multidisciplinary conference that provides a forum for networking across the addictions.
Issues of Substance (IOS) is Canada’s only national conference that brings together addictions workers, healthcare professionals, researchers, policy makers and knowledge brokers from across the country. This premier learning event provides an unparalleled opportunity to share new developments and best practices, and to get practical training related to addictions prevention, treatment and recovery. IOS is also a forum for showcasing new research and knowledge mobilization efforts in the addictions field.
Big Data, Social Media, and Online developments: Changing Paradigms & its implication - The theme of this year’s conference relates to the emerging changes in the gambling environment generated by the introduction of large scale database tracking of gambling behaviour patterns, use of social media for advertising and promotional activities, Internetbased and other innovative counselling/clinical interventions and approaches, and the introduction of new technologies and forms such as virtual reality, eSports, skins, and daily fantasy sports.
The conference aims to enhance the skills of the providers who work in this sector, sharing knowledge about the latest research, public health interventions and treatment techniques, and encouraging national and international collaborations. The conference receives no funding or support from the gambling industry.