SSA Annual Conference 2017

PhD Students, please note: for 2017, our PhD Symposium has moved to the day before the main Conference. Click here for details:

Forty attendance bursaries available.

* New for 2017 *

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.

Details of these sessions can be found under 'Themes, speakers and posters', below.

Call for papers

Delegate's abstracts are now welcome for the SSA’s 2017 Conference. Any addiction subject considered.


Poster abstracts - Friday 11 August
Oral paper abstracts - Friday 30 June

Submit your delegate abstract

Funded delegate places

Applications are welcome for one of ten funded places.

Delegate Presenter: For students wishing to present an oral paper or a poster

* NOW CLOSED * Delegate Helper: For PhD students wishing to further their training and gain conference organisation experience

Deadline: Friday 14 July

Funded Student Presenter

  • 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

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