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5:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Registration

Registration Desk Open

5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Welcome Reception/Trade Night

Welcome Reception & Trade Evening
Plaza Level Foyer & Exhibition Area
Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

Network with colleagues and friends whilst visiting the Conference exhibition stands.

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Registration

Registration Desk Open

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Conference - Day One

Conference sessions and exhibition trade to be held at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre.

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Plenary Session 1

9.00am-9.20am
Official Conference Opening

9.20am-9.30am
Welcome to Country
Performed by Maroochy Barambah

9.30am-10.30am
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Design Considerations for Legalising Cannabis: Starting with the 10 Ps
Beau Kilmer, Senior Policy Researcher, RAND Corporation

 

10:30 AM to 11:00 AM

Morning Tea, Exhibition & Posters

11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Concurrent Sessions 1-6

CONCURRENT SESSION 1

11.00am-11.45am
European Drug Manufacturing Trends
Andre van Rijn, National Police Agency Driebergen, The Netherlands

11.45am-12.30pm
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

11.00am-11.30am
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

11.30am-12.00pm
Your Choice Program
Carly Morris and Laura Dewberry, NSW Police Force

12.00pm-12.30pm
Challenging the Youth Culture of Risk Taking Behaviour
Claudia McEwen & Georgina Prior, Wake Up Foundation

CONCURRENT SESSION 3

11.00am-11.30am
The Nexus Between Education and Crime
Tony Beatton, Queensland University of Technology

11.30am-12.00pm
Smart Start - Preloading and a Safe Night Out
Grant Devilly, Griffith University and Corey Allen, Queensland Police Service

12.00pm-12.30pm
Seriously Smashed: Tackling Youth Binge Drinking in Glenorchy*
Elisa Ryan and Willie Joseph, Glenorchy City Council                                                                                                                                                                   This workshop is being repeated on 11:00AM 19 March                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

CONCURRENT SESSION 4

11.00am-11.30                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Sewage-Based Drug Epidemiology: Spatial and Temporal Monitoring on Population Illicit Drug Use Using Wastewater Analysis
Foon Lai & Jochen Mueller, The University of Queensland, The National Research Centre for Environmental Toxicology

11.30am-12.00pm
Drug Overdose Deaths: What Do We Know?
Fairlie McIlwraith, The University of Queensland, School of Population Health, QADREC

12.00pm-12.30pm
The Changing Nature of Opioid Overdose Deaths in Australia
Amanda Roxburgh, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW

CONCURRENT SESSION 5

11.00am-11.30am
Alcohol Policy and Health: Policies That Work
Jake Najman, Queensland Alcohol and Drug Research and Education Centre, The University of Queensland

11.30am-12.00pm
The Newcastle Solution: A Realist Perspective
Monique Mann, Australian Institute of Criminology

12.00pm-12.30pm
Evaluating the Lockout: The Impact on Crime, Violence, Injuries and Intoxication in Surfers Paradise
Dominique de Andrade, Griffith University

CONCURRENT SESSION 6

11.00am- 11.45am
Illicit Drug Markets: Current and Emerging Priorities and Alternative Targeting Approaches
Shane Nielsen, Australian Crime

11.45am- 12.30pm
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

12:30 PM to 1:30 PM

Lunch, Exhibiton & Posters

1:30 PM to 3:00 PM

Concurrent Sessions 7-12

CONCURRENT SESSION 7

1.30pm-2.00pm
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

2.00pm-3.00pm
Marijuana Panel
Panel consisting of law enforcement, health, research professionals to discuss the question: How do we respond to calls to legalise?

CONCURRENT SESSION 8

1.30pm-2.00pm
Referral Gateways supporting early intervention
Rosaria Kiely, SupportLink National

CONCURRENT SESSION 9

1.30pm-2.00pm
Quality Interventions and Objections on Liquor Applications
Trevor Atkins, Western Australia Police

2.00pm-2.30pm
Liquor Industry ID Compliance – Pseudo Juvenile Testing
Tom Clay, Western Australia Police

2.30pm-3.00pm
Open Label Trial of Cannabidiol (cbd) for the Management of Cannabis Withdrawal
Jan Copeland, NCPIC UNSW

CONCURRENT SESSION 10

1.30pm-3.00pm
DRUG ENFORCEMENT ADMINISTRATION (DEA) Prescription Drug Abuse Trends and Methamphetamine in the United States
John Scherbenske, U.S. Drug Enforcement

CONCURRENT SESSION 11

1.30pm-2.00pm
Off-site Alcohol Outlet Density and Violence in Queensland and Western Australia
William Gilmore, National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University

2.00pm-2.30pm
Shedding Light on the Dark Figure of Alcohol-related Violence Through Agency Data Sharing
Dominique de Andrade, Griffith University

2.30pm-3.00pm
Reducing Alcohol-related Assaults in City Entertainment Precincts: a Tale of Three Cities
John Wiggers, Hunter New England Health Service / University of Newcastle

CONCURRENT SESSION 12

1.30pm- 2.00pm
Exposing Australia’s Poly-drug Trafficking Networks
Caitlin Hughes, Drug Policy Modelling Program, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre

2.00pm- 2.30pm
Monitoring Dark Web Marketplaces - Beyond the Silk Road
Joe Van Buskirk, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre

2.30pm- 3.00pm
Drug Markets and Trends in Drug Use Among Psychostimulant Users
Fairlie McIlwraith & Sophie Hickey, The University of Queensland, School of Population Health, QADREC

3:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Afternoon Tea, Exhibiton & Posters

3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

Concurrent Session 13-17

CONCURRENT SESSION 13

3.30-4.00pm
Closed Session: Disrupting Organised Crime Sponsored Cannabis Crop Houses by Re-visiting the Enforcement Approach
John Piazza, Victoria Police Criminal Proceeds Squad

4.00pm-4.30pm
Terminal Illness Cannabis Scheme: The story so far in NSW
Angela Matheson, NSW Police Force

4.30pm-5.00pm
New (Emerging) Psychoactive Substances - A New Challenge for Policy Making
Vendula Belackova, Department of Addictology, First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague

CONCURRENT SESSION 14

3.30pm-4.00pm
Responsible Drug Dealers? Self Regulation in the New Psychoactive Substances (NPS) Market
Nick Wallis, Eros Association

4.00pm-4.30pm
Why Workplace Drug Testing is so Important
Kirk Hardy, The Drug Detection Agency

4.30pm-5.00pm
The Importance of Accuracy of Result for Onsite Drug Testing Devices
Stephen Lane, Lane Work Safe

CONCURRENT SESSION 15

3.30pm-4.00pm
S.T.I.T.C.H – Strategic Touring Information Training and Communication Hub
Michelle Kudell, Association of Alcohol and Other Drug Agencies NT - AADANT

4.00pm-4.30pm
Information Rebooted: New Ways to Deliver AOD Information
Anna Gifford, Australian Drug Foundation

4.30pm-5.00pm
Australian Indigenous Alcohol and Other Drugs Knowledge Centre
Kathy Ride, Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet

CONCURRENT SESSION 16

3.30pm-5.00pm
Pharmaceutical Drugs Panel
Panel consisting of representatives from law enforcement, health, Southeastern Coroner, forensic medical officer, Drug Enforcement
Administration to discuss the abuse of prescription medicine, over subscription of pharmaceuticals and gateways from prescription opioids to heroin.

CONCURRENT SESSION 17

3.30pm-5.00pm
Alcohol Fuelled Violence Panel
Panel consisting of law enforcement, industry representatives, health and academics to discuss people, place, case management, community involvement and future strategies.

5:00 PM to 5:05 PM

Conference Close - Day One

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Registration Open

Registration Desk Open

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Conference - Day Two

Conference sessions and exhibition trade to be held at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre.

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Plenary Session 2

9.00am-9.30am
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Working together on prevention approaches to reduce Alcohol-related Problems
Neil Guard, Executive Director, Drug and Alcohol Office & Intergovernmental Committee on Drugs (WA)

9.30am-10.30am
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Illicit drugs in East and Southeast Asia: Recent developments, looking over the horizon and responses
Jeremy Douglas, Regional Representative of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

 

10:30 AM to 11:00 AM

Morning Tea, Exhibition & Posters

11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Concurrent Session 18-23

CONCURRENT SESSION 18

11.00am-12.00pm
Intelligent Fingerprinting - A New Era in Drug Screening
Paul Yates, Intelligent Fingerprinting Ltd

12.00pm-12.30pm
Setting the Standard in Alcohol Monitoring
John Doherty, Smart Start Interlocks Australia

CONCURRENT SESSION 19

11.00am-11.45am
QLD Safe Night Out Strategy
Bill Graham, Queensland Police Service

11.45am-12.30pm
Brisbane Sober Safe Centre
Rhys Wildman, Queensland Police Service and Sally Jones & Kerri McLeod, Queensland Health

CONCURRENT SESSION 20

11.00am-11.30am
Police Intervention (PI) Initiative – Changing Offending Behaviour and Reducing Crime
Rod Charles, Queensland Police Service

11.30am-12.00pm
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

12.00pm-12.30pm
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

11.00am-11.30am
Roadside Drug Testing in Queensland: An Overview of the Testing Method and Drugs Detected
Richard Leonars, Queensland Police Service

11.30am-12.00pm
Trends of Drug Driving Detections in South Australia
Peter Thompson, South Australia Police

12.00pm-12.30pm
The Drug Driving Enforcement Framework in Victoria
Martin Boorman, Victoria Police

CONCURRENT SESSION 22

11.00am-11.30am
Seriously Smashed: Tackling Youth Binge Drinking in Glenorchy*
Elisa Ryan and Willie Joseph, Glenorchy City Council
*This workshop is a repeat of the one held on Wednesday 18 March

11.30am-12.00pm
A Structured Understanding of Women’s Drink Driving Behaviour
Kerry Armstrong, Centre for Accident Research and Road Safety - Queensland

12.00pm-12.30pm
An examination of Random Breath Testing and alcohol-related traffic crash rates in Australia: 2000–2012
Madonna Devaney & Jason Ferris, The University of Queensland

CONCURRENT SESSION 23

11.00am-11.30am
Assessing the Impact of the NSW Response to New Psychoactive Substances
Angela Matheson, NSW Police Force

11.30am-12.00pm
New and Emerging Psychoactive Substances Market in Queensland
Katherine Pike, Crime and Corruption Commission

12.00pm-12.30pm
NZ NPS
John O’Keeffe, National Drug Intelligence Bureau

12:30 PM to 1:30 PM

Lunch, Exhibiton & Posters

1:30 PM to 3:00 PM

Concurrent Session 24-29

CONCURRENT SESSION 24

1.30pm-2.15pm
FBI Closed Session Operation Northwest Express
Mike Brunswick, Assistant Legal Attache & Mike Connelly, Northern Ohio Law Enforcement Task Force

2.15pm-3.00pm
AFP - Closed Session Who supplies Australia’s drugs?
Mark Tahtouh, Forensic Drug Intelligence, Australian Federal Police

CONCURRENT SESSION 25

1.30pm-2.00pm
Smart Partnerships
Josette Freeman, SMART Recovery Australia

2.00pm-2.30pm
The Effect of Alcohol Outlets and Sales on Alcohol Related Injuries Presenting at Emergency Departments at Varying Distances from the CBD in Perth
Michelle Hobday, National Drug Research Institute

2.30pm-3.00pm
Methamphetamine Drug Market Trends: Analysis of Australian Police Detainee Reports from the Drug Use Monitoring in Australia Program
Susan Goldsmid, Australian Institute of Criminology

CONCURRENT SESSION 26

1.30pm-2.00pm
Perth Children’s Drug Court and DAYS Residential Rehabilitation program working in partnership
Jacob Davis, Mission Australia

2.00pm-2.30pm
Tackling Illicit Drugs in our Community: Law Enforcement
Lesley Boyd, WA Police

2.30pm- 3.00pm
Australian Police Diversion for Cannabis Offences: Assessing Program Outcomes and Cost Effectiveness
Marian Shanahan, NDARC, UNSW Australia

CONCURRENT SESSION 27

1.30pm-2.00pm
Random Roadside Drug Testing: NSW Police Force
Stephen Blair, NSW Police Force

2.00pm-2.30pm
Speeding and Drink/Drug Driving Offences in an Australian Population Sample of Young Adult Users and Non-users of Illicit Stimulants
Andrew Smirnov, Queensland Alcohol and Drug Research and Education Centre, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland

2.30pm-3.00pm
Directions for the Future: A Comparative Analysis of Emerging International Drug Driving Policies
Jeremy Davey, Faculty of Health, Qld University of Technology

CONCURRENT SESSION 28

1.30pm-2.00pm
Prevalence and Characteristics of Late Night Drink Driving in Perth Western Australia
Peter Palamara, Curtin-Monash Accident Research Centre, Curtin University

2.00pm-2.30pm
Willingness to Cooperate with Police in a Population Sample of Australian Young Adult Illicit Stimulant Users
Ellen Leslie, School of Social Science, The University of Queensland

2.30pm-3.00pm
Motivations, Substance Use and Other Correlates Amongst Property and Violent Offenders
Rachel Sutherland, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre

CONCURRENT SESSION 29

1.30pm-2.00pm
Combating Organised Crime (including drugs) through Collaboration
Stuart Mills, Organised and Financial Crime Agency New Zealand

2.00pm-2.30pm
Do Police Arrestees Substitute New Psychoactive Substances (NPS) for Alcohol and Other Drugs?
Chris Wilkins, Massey University

2.30pm-3.00pm
Emerging New Psychoactive Substances, where Chemistry meets Legislation
Joanne Gerstner-Stevens, Victoria Police Forensic Science Department

3:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Afternoon Tea, Exhibiton & Posters

3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

Concurrent Session 30-33

CONCURRENT SESSION 30

3.30pm-4.00pm
Closed Session Novel Production Processes for MDA - Investigation and Forensic Collaboration
Clay Butler, Queensland Police Service & Sean Davis, Qld Health Forensic and Scientific Services

4.00pm-4.30pm
QPS - Closed Session Collaboration
Clay Butler, Queensland Police Service & Sean Davis, Qld Health Forensic and Scientific Services

4.30pm-5.00pm
Closed Session The New Challenge: Darknet Enabled Criminality
Anne Rathjen, South Australia Police

CONCURRENT SESSION 31

3.30pm-5.00pm
Drug Driving Panel
Diverse panel consisting of jurisdictional police from drug driving units, toxicologist and researchers to discuss barriers, future direction and enforcement, implications for medicinal cannabis.

CONCURRENT SESSION 32

3.30pm-4.00pm
Alcohol/Drug-Involved Family Violence in Australia: A Pilot Study
Beth Costa, Deakin University

4.00pm-4.30pm
Alcohol Use in Pregnancy: a 30-Year Follow-Up
Jake Najman, Queensland Alcohol and Drug Research and Education Centre, The University of Queensland

CONCURRENT SESSION 33

3.30pm-4.00pm
Implementing Corporate Risk Management in the Family Violence Sector taking into Account Drug and Alcohol Strategies
Steve Schultze, Protective Group

4.00pm-4.30pm
Application of the ‘Safety Watch’ and ‘BodyCam’ in Reducing Drug and Alcohol Fuelled Violence and its Impact in our Community
James Biesterfeld (Retired), United States Army Intelligence

4.30pm-5.00pm
How the Security Industry can “Take a Stand” and Reduce the Impact of Drug and Alcohol Fuelled Violence and Abuse in Venues
Steve Wilson, Protective Group

7:00 PM to 11:55 PM

Conference Dinner

The Conference Dinner, sponsored by Alcolizer, will be held in the Plaza Terrace Room of the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre.

8:30 AM to 4:00 PM

Conference - Day Three

Conference sessions and exhibition trade to be held at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre.

8:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Registration Open

Registration Desk Open
Plaza Level Foyer

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Plenary Session 3

9.00am-9.45am
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: FBI: Building and Refining Collaborative Partnerships to Combat Changing Environments: Cleveland, Ohio
Mike Brunswick, Assistant Legal Attache,
Mike Connelly, Co-commander of the Northern Ohio Law Enforcement Task Force and
Joseph Pinjuh, Assistant U.S. Attorney, United States Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Ohio

9.45am-10.30am
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: What Really Works to Reduce Alcohol Supply, Demand and Harm?
Peter Miller, Principal Research Fellow, School of Psychology, Deakin University. Commissioning Editor, Addiction

 

10:30 AM to 11:00 AM

Morning Tea, Exhibition & Posters

11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Commissioners' Panel

12:30 PM to 1:00 PM

Official Conference Close

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Lunch, Exhibiton & Posters