SSA Annual Conference 2017

* 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.

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

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

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

Deadline: Friday 14 July

Funded Student Presenter

Funded Conference Helper
  • 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