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CALL FOR SYMPOSIA

Europad will select up to 12 symposia to be presented during the next Europad congress (Glasgow, Scotland, UK, May 23-25, 2014). Each symposium will be made of 4 oral presentations and will be chaired by one of the 4 speakers, responsible for the scientific organization of it.

Based on your interest and research activity in the field of heroin addiction, on behalf of The European Opiate Addiction Treatment Association, we would like to extend a cordial invitation for you to submit a proposal of symposium concerning the bio-psycho-social aspects of heroin addiction.

Deadline for submission is December, 31, 2013

Files: Proposal

Europad will select up to 12 symposia to be presented during the next Europad congress (Glasgow, Scotland, UK, May 23-25, 2014). Each symposium will be made of 4 oral presentations and will be chaired by one of the 4 speakers, responsible for the scientific organization of it.

Based on your interest and research activity in the field of heroin addiction, on behalf of The European Opiate Addiction Treatment Association, we would like to extend a cordial invitation for you to submit a proposal of symposium concerning the bio-psycho-social aspects of heroin addiction.

Deadline for submission is December, 31, 2013

Requirements

Topic of symposia must adhere to following requirements:

· Must provide with evidence from clinical populations of heroin addicts.

· Data shall be presented in the form of a statistical elaboration.

· Data of interest include social, environmental and demographic features, genetic profiling, direct behavioural measurements, personality features, neurophysiologic measurements, endocrine parameters, brain imaging, pharmacological trails.

Procedure

Please submit a proposal of your possible symposium using the attached form.

A special committee will select proposals and check the pertinence of submitted abstracts to the focus of interest along the above criteria.

Original proposals may be submitted by e-mail to the following addresses: maremman@med.unipi.it or info@aucns.org.

Speakers of accepted symposia will have free registration to the conference and two night accommodation. We cannot reimburse travel expenses.
Please note that submission of the abstract does not constitute acceptance for presentation.
Icro Maremmani, MD
Professor of Addiction Medicine - University of Pisa, Italy, EU
'Vincent P. Dole' Dual Diagnosis Unit, 'Santa Chiara' University Hospital, Pisa, Italy, EU

President
World Federation for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence (WFTOD)
NGO with the Special Consultative Status with Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)
European Opiate Addiction Treatment Association  (EUROPAD)

Files: Proposal