Presentation on theme: "Identifying Europe’s information needs for effective drug policy Conference overview Wolfgang Götz, EMCDDA."— Presentation transcript:
Identifying Europe’s information needs for effective drug policy Conference overview Wolfgang Götz, EMCDDA
2 Why this conference? Marking 15 years of monitoring drugs and drug addiction in the European Union Looking at the future of drug monitoring and research in Europe
3 Objectives Better understand current needs of policymakers, practitioners and researchers Identify new developments in the drugs field and new results of drug-related research Provide input on the future work of the EMCDDA and its partners
4 Four main themes Policy Plenary Practice Plenary and parallel sessions Trends Plenary and parallel sessions Horizons Plenary
5 Posters On display throughout the conference: posters on the work of the EMCDDA posters on the work of the Reitox focal points
6 Dissemination of conference materials Website http://www.emcdda.europa.eu/events/2009/conference updated throughout and after the conference abstracts, presentations, bio notes, photos, conclusions, press materials, etc.
7 Social programme Cocktail at Ribeira das Naus River cruise