SSA Annual Conference 2017


Propose a Symposium

In addition to our established delegates' sessions, our 2017 Conference will also feature sessions funded by the SSA, and focusing on New Developments and Current Topics in Addictions.

* Thanks to all who have submitted delegate symposia. Submissions are now closed and we will confirm the programme shortly *


  • Start date: 09/11/2017
  • End date: 10/11/2017
  • Location:
    Crowne Plaza,
    Hawthorn Square, Forth Street,
    Newcastle upon Tyne
    NE1 3SA
    Link to Google Maps

Conference Programme


Delegate abstract submission for 2017 will be open very soon.

Society Lecturer


Delegate place prices


Place Type Thursday Only Friday Only Both days
Full price (non-member) £160 £160 £320
Full price (member) £142.50 £142.50 £285
FT Student/Unwaged £82.50 £82.50 £165
Early-bird £130 £130 £260
Register now!

Themes, speakers & posters


Conference 2017: The Addiction Debate

Susan Michie
The Addiction Debate

Conference 2017: Workshop

Jo Neale
Demystifying qualitative data analysis

Studying substance use among young people: Mapping global trends, generating local insights

Louisa Degenhardt
The Society Lecture 2017: Studying substance use among young people: Mapping global trends, generating local insights

SSA-sponsored session 2017