13—14 August 2015


Click on the photos below to learn more about each speaker and their presentation.

The Adams-deCrespigny-Harvey Oration

Dr Daryle Deering
Looking back to look to the future: the many faces of addiction

Keynote speakers

Mr John Rogerson
Is sport drowning in grog?

Dr Lynette Cusack
Many Faces: Nurses in the field of Addiction

Dr Carmel Harrington
Sleep well to be well: exploring the links between sleep and health

Mr William Wood
Keep calm and carry Naloxone: how the Sydney Medically
Supervised Injecting Centre has scaled-up ‘take-home’ Naloxone


Ms Moira Gilmour
Why do some patients withdrawing from alcohol take longer to recover?

Dr Colin Mendelsohn
Tobacco dependence. What you need to know

Dr Kate Conigrave and Mr Michael Doyle


What can the nursing profession do to support Aboriginal and
Torres Strait Islander Australians to address substance misuse?

Professor Margaret Hamilton
Complex needs: what’s important?

Workshop presenters

Dr Hester Wilson
New Patients, New Treatments: the challenge of providing
appropriate AOD care for non-injecting patients with opioid dependency


Ms Susan Cramb
Who’s looking after those looking after the clients?


Dr Janette Curtis and Ms Jennifer Harland
Clinical Supervision – from go to wow!