Annual Conference 2024

14–15 November

‘Celebrating excellence in addiction science’

The SSA’s Annual Conference is the UK’s foremost gathering of addiction researchers, policymakers, practitioners, and experts by experience.

Details of the event

Location: Crowne Plaza Newcastle, Stephenson Quarter, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 3SA

Dates: Thursday 14 November and Friday 15 November

Prices: Early-bird prices for the two-day event are £225 for members and £310 for non-members, with additional discounts available for students and people who are currently ‘unwaged’.

Apply to present at the conference

The SSA’s Annual Conference aims to showcase research and promote the scientific understanding of addiction. Apply by 3 July for the opportunity to give an oral or poster presentation to your peers.

‘Tips for first-time conference attendees’

Plan ahead. Follow and use the conference hashtag. Have your elevator pitch ready. These are just some of the top tips for people attending their first conference.