European Alcohol Conference, 24th April, London - 20 February 2015

Comparing and contrasting practice across Europe

This is an opportunity to set your work and understanding in the context of developments and learning from across Europe. We will be examining the latest research and looking at practice and developments in national and urban settings that will provide inspiration and practical suggestions for how to improve our relationship with alcohol

Speakers and topics

Exploring the differences across Europe and why we need to stop considering alcohol in isolation - Professor Colin Drummond – Professor of Addiction Psychiatry, Kings College London

Addressing alcohol related harms across London - Dr Helen Walters – Faculty of Public Health and the GLA Greater London Authority

Populations based problems need population wide solutions (analysis of data based on responses from 50,000 people from across Europe) – Dr Adam Winstock - Consultant Psychiatrist & Addiction Medicine Specialist SLAM NHS Trust. Senior Lecturer Kings College London

Alcohol always in the mix - Introduction: Professor Betsy Thom, Professor of Health Policy, Head Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, Middlesex University.

The historical context of policies and interventions on alcohol - Dr James Nicholls, Director of Research and Policy Development, Alcohol Research UK.

A view from the European Commission and the work of the WHO in Europe on alcohol - Professor Peter Anderson, Professor of Subsatnce Use, Policy and Practice, Newcastle University

The CLEAR model in the City of London - Dr Ghazaleh Pashmi, Head of Licensing & Engagement, Safe Sociable London Partnership

The Skills Consortium will also be attending.

Venue: The Livery Hall, Guildhall, City of London

Date: 24th April 2015 Price: £140 + VAT

Presented by: London Drug and Alcohol Policy Forum, The Blenheim, Adfam, Safe Sociable London Partnership, Drink and Drug News, Esprit de Bois, FDAP (Federation of Drug and Alcohol Professionals) Registration: http://drinkanddrugsnews.com/european-alcohol-conference/

Contact and enquiries: Andy Stonard – andy@espritdebois.org

There is some limited space for Cities to present their work in the programme. Space and opportunity has been organised for Cities to exhibit their work or insert into the delegate bag – both are free as part of delegate registration.