Please find below a list of the presentations from the ADASC 2015 Conference. Please note that only those presentations where the speaker has provided consent to publish are included in the below list. 

Click on the presentation title to download a copy of the slides in .pdf format. Please note: a number of the presenters have provided links to their original research or contact details rather than a copy of their PowerPoint presentation. 

Photos from the conference are also now available. Click here to view the conference photos.

Keynote Presentations:

Design Considerations for Legalising Cannabis: Starting with the 10 Ps
Beau Kilmer, Senior Policy Researcher, RAND Corporation 
Please note: instead of publishing his presentation, Beau Kilmer has provided the following links relating to his presentation - 
Options and Issues Regarding Marijuana Legalization
Policy Design for Cannabis Legalization

What Really Works to Reduce Alcohol Supply, Demand and Harm?
Peter Miller, Principal Research Fellow, School of Psychology, Deakin University. Commissioning Editor, Addiction

Concurrent Session 1:

The Future of Border Protection - Strategic Integration of Immigration and Customs and Border Protection Functions and Capabilities, to Ensure Better Outcomes for Australia
Steve Lancaster, Australian Customs and Border Protection Service 

Concurrent Session 2:

Adding Alcohol to Mental Health Issues Means Behaviour Problems
Caroline Salom, School of Population Health Centre for Youth Substance Abuse Research, The University of Queensland

Concurrent Session 3:

Seriously Smashed: Tackling Youth Binge Drinking in Glenorchy
Elisa Ryan and Willie Joseph, Glenorchy City Council
Please note: the authors have also provided the following link to accompany their presentation -

Concurrent Session 5:

The Newcastle Solution: A Realist Perspective
Monique Mann, Australian Institute of Criminology

Evaluating the Lockout: The Impact on Crime, Violence, Injuries and Intoxication in Surfers Paradise
Dominique de Andrade, Griffith University

Concurrent Session 6:

Illicit Drug Markets: Current and Emerging Priorities and Alternative Targeting Approaches
Shane Neilsen, Australian Crime Commission (ACC)

Nitrous Oxide (N2O) Use and Myeloneuropathy: Understanding the Recreational Use of N2O and the Dose-Response Relationship with Myeloneuropathy
Jason Ferris, The University of Queensland
Please contact the author directly regarding this presentation

Concurrent Session 7:

How Should we Respond to Calls to Allow the Medical use of Cannabis?
Wayne Hall, Centre for Youth Substance Abuse Research, The University of Queensland

Concurrent Session 9:

Quality Interventions and Objections on Liquor Applications
Trevor Atkins, Western Australia Police

Liquor Industry ID Compliance – Pseudo Juvenile Testing
Tom Clay, Western Australia Police

Concurrent Session 11:

Shedding Light on the Dark Figure of Alcohol-related Violence Through Agency Data Sharing
Dominique de Andrade, Griffith University

Off-site Alcohol Outlet Density and Violence in Queensland and Western Australia
William Gilmore, National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University
Please note: instead of publishing his presentation, William Gilmore has provide the following link relating to his presentation - 
Off-site outlets and alcohol-related harm

Concurrent Session 13:

New (Emerging) Psychoactive Substances - A New Challenge for Policy Making
Vendula Belackova, Department of Addictology, First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague


Why Workplace Drug Testing is so Important
Kirk Hardy, The Drug Detection Agency

Concurrent Session 15:

S.T.I.T.C.H – Strategic Touring Information Training and Communication Hub
Michelle Kudell, Association of Alcohol and Other Drug Agencies NT - AADANT

Information Rebooted: New Ways to Deliver AOD Information
Anna Gifford, Australian Drug Foundation

Australian Indigenous Alcohol and Other Drugs Knowledge Centre
Kathy Ride, Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet

Concurrent Session 18:

Intelligent Fingerprinting - A New Era in Drug Screening
Paul Yates, Intelligent Fingerprinting Ltd

Setting the Standard in Alcohol Monitoring
John Doherty, Smart Start Interlocks Australia

Concurrent Session 19:

QLD Safe Night Out Strategy
Bill Graham, Queensland Police Service

Brisbane Sober Safe Centre
Rhys Wildman, Queensland Police Service and Sally Jones & Kerri McLeod, Queensland Health

Concurrent Session 20:

Prevalence of Interactions with the Criminal Justice System Prior to Entering Specialist AOD Treatment 
Rebecca MacBean and Brendan Pont, Qld Network of Alcohol and other Drug Agencies

Old Problem: New Solution? Family Drug Treatment Court, the First 12 months
Giles Elliott, Children’s Court of Victoria & Matthew Wilson, Department of Human Services (Vic)

Concurrent Session 21:

The Drug Driving Enforcement Framework in Victoria
Martin Boorman, Victoria Police

Concurrent Session 22:

Seriously Smashed: Tackling Youth Binge Drinking in Glenorchy
Elisa Ryan and Willie Joseph, Glenorchy City Council
Please note: the authors have also provided the following link to accompany their presentation -

A Structured Understanding of Women’s Drink Driving Behaviour
Kerry Armstrong, Centre for Accident Research and Road Safety - Queensland
Please contact the author directly regarding this presentation

An Examination of Random Breath Testing and Alcohol-Related Traffic Crash Rates in Australia: 2000–2012 
Madonna Devaney & Jason Ferris, The University of Queensland
Please contact the author directly regarding this presentation

Concurrent Session 25:

‘Smart’ Partnerships
Josette Freeman, SMART Recovery Australia

Concurrent Session 26:

Perth Children’s Drug Court and DAYS Residential Rehabilitation Program Working in Partnership
Jacob Davis, Mission Australia

Tackling Illicit Drugs in our Community: Law Enforcement
Lesley Boyd, WA Police

Australian Police Diversion for Cannabis Offences: Assessing Program Outcomes and Cost Effectiveness
Marian Shanahan, NDARC, UNSW Australia

Concurrent Session 28:

Prevalence and Characteristics of Late Night Drink Driving in Perth Western Australia
Peter Palamara, Curtin-Monash Accident Research Centre, Curtin University

Motivations, Substance Use and Other Correlates Amongst Property and Violent Offenders
Rachel Sutherland, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre

Concurrent Session 29:

Emerging New Psychoactive Substances, Where Chemistry Meets Legislation
Joanne Gerstner-Stevens, Victoria Police Forensic Science Department

Concurrent Session 32:

Alcohol/Drug-Involved Family Violence in Australia: A Pilot Study
Beth Costa, Deakin University