2021 Australian & New Zealand Addiction Conference

Conference / Summit (onsite & online)
Mental Health, Psychiatry & Psychology Social Sciences

Address: JW Marriott Gold Coast Resort & Spa, 158 Ferny Ave, Surfers Paradise QLD Australia
Date: 07 to 09 Jun '21
Special Offer: Save 15% on in-person registrations using discount code IE15 or save 10% off virtual registrations using discount code IE10
CPD/CME/CEU: Hours towards CPD Points

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Eradicate addiction by empowering prevention, treatment and recovery

At the Australian & New Zealand Addiction Conference, you have access to the latest research, projects, programs and strategies to help meet the diverse and complex needs of your clients.

Join addiction-focused professionals for three days of live keynote sessions, 50+ breakout sessions, interactive exhibitor hall, practical workshops, virtual resources, networking opportunities, and so much more.

A Comprehensive Addiction Education & Networking Event

Led by multi-disciplinary experts, the 2021 Australian & New Zealand Addiction Conference offers a three-day program of innovative treatment strategies, current evidence-based findings and lived experience speakers. Designed for mental health and social professionals involved in prevention, recovery and treatment of addiction in its many forms.

Network with colleagues, co-workers and fellow professionals facing the same treatment, recovery and prevention challenges.

WHY ATTEND?

✔ Interactive Educational Sessions
✔ International & National Expert Speakers
✔ Hours Towards CPD Credits
✔ Innovative Exhibitor Displays

HEAR KEYNOTE SESSIONS FROM:

Keynote Speaker 1 - Turning the Hell of Addiction into a Force for Good
Mr Simon Fenech, Operations Manager of Fruit2Work and Author of Breaking Good

Keynote Speaker 2 - Never Enough: The Cycle of Addiction
Professor Judith Grisel, Behavioural Neuroscientist, Bucknell University

Keynote Speaker 3 - Providing Opioid Treatment During the Covid-19 Pandemic – A Regional/Rural Perspective
Conjoint Prof Adrian Dunlop, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle, Director Drug & Alcohol Clinical Services, Hunter New England Local Health District, Drug & Alcohol Clinical Research & Improvement Network member, NSW

Keynote Speaker 4 - Impulsivity Compulsivity and Addictions-is CHANGE Possible?
Dr Ashwini Padhi, Consultant Psychiatrist, Ms Alyssa Lalor, Program Director & Ms Diane Young, Senior Therapist & Addictions Specialist, South Pacific Private

Keynote Speaker 5 - Preventing and Treating Severe Addictions in Aboriginal Communities - Exploring New Treatment Models
Mr Daniel Morrison, CEO, The Palmerston and Wungening Aboriginal Consortium

Keynote Speaker 6 - Innovating to Meet the Needs of Marginalised People Through a Nursing Model of Care

Ms Mary Fenech, Nurse Practitioner, Queensland Injectors Health Network (QuIHN)

Keynote Speaker 7 - What Does the Future Hold for us as a Sector? Findings from PwC Australia’s 'Where Next for Healthcare’ Report
Dr. Sharon Ponniah, Health & Wellbeing Director, PwC Australia

Keynote Speaker 8 - Investigating the War on Drugs: Learnings and Recommendations for the Future
Mr Antony Loewenstein, Journalist & Author, Pills, Powder and Smoke: Inside the Bloody War on Drugs

Keynote Speaker 9 - Prevention of Gambling for Maori Communities; as well as Understanding Social Determinants which Contribute to Addiction (including SUDI)
Ms Selah Hart, Chief Executive Officer, Hapai Te Hauora

Keynote Speaker 10 - Creating Australian Cultural Shifts in Gambling Prevention VIRTUAL PRESENTATION
Rev Tim Costello AO, Chief Advocate, Alliance for Gambling Reform

  • Clinicians
  • Counsellors
  • Psychiatrists
  • Psychologists
  • Nurses
  • Social Workers
  • Therapists
  • Case Managers
  • Mental Health Professionals

In-Person Registration includes:

  • 3-day conference program
  • Networking function
  • 9 keynote presentations
  • Over 40 concurrent presentations
  • Conference exhibition
  • Catering (morning & afternoon tea, lunch)
  • Conference handbook
  • Access to the exclusive conference app
  • Hours towards CPD points
  • Certificate of attendance
  • All inclusions of the virtual package
  • Special accommodation rates at Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa
  • BONUS: Chance to win great prizes

Virtual Registration includes:

  • All plenary sessions live streamed via OnAIR platform (including all concurrent sessions that are held in the plenary room)
  • Live Q&A opportunities for all plenary sessions
  • Access to all concurrent sessions via the online resource centre (provided 2-3 days post-event)
  • Access to exhibitors via digital platform
  • Hours towards CPD points
  • Certificate of attendance
  • Options to extend access will also be made available after 30 days.


Did you know you can get up to $5,000 cash back on your registration costs?

As part of the Australian Government's ‘Restarting Australia’s Business’ opportunity, you can now apply to receive a grant to attend the 2021 Australian & New Zealand Addiction Conference?

Funding is available for up to 4 (maximum) attendees with a $10,000 minimum spend, and will cover up to 50% of the cost of registration fees, flights and accommodation.

Applications must be made through the Australian Government's Business Events Grants Opportunity.

For more information, please click here.

  • Hours towards CPD points
  • Certificate of attendance

HEAR KEYNOTE SESSIONS FROM:

Keynote Speaker 1 - Turning the Hell of Addiction into a Force for Good
Mr Simon Fenech, Operations Manager of Fruit2Work and Author of Breaking Good

Keynote Speaker 2 - Never Enough: The Cycle of Addiction
Professor Judith Grisel, Behavioural Neuroscientist, Bucknell University

Keynote Speaker 3 - Providing Opioid Treatment During the Covid-19 Pandemic – A Regional/Rural Perspective
Conjoint Prof Adrian Dunlop, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle, Director Drug & Alcohol Clinical Services, Hunter New England Local Health District, Drug & Alcohol Clinical Research & Improvement Network member, NSW

Keynote Speaker 4 - Impulsivity Compulsivity and Addictions-is CHANGE Possible?
Dr Ashwini Padhi, Consultant Psychiatrist, Ms Alyssa Lalor, Program Director & Ms Diane Young, Senior Therapist & Addictions Specialist, South Pacific Private

Keynote Speaker 5 - Preventing and Treating Severe Addictions in Aboriginal Communities - Exploring New Treatment Models
Mr Daniel Morrison, CEO, The Palmerston and Wungening Aboriginal Consortium

Keynote Speaker 6 - Innovating to Meet the Needs of Marginalised People Through a Nursing Model of Care

Ms Mary Fenech, Nurse Practitioner, Queensland Injectors Health Network (QuIHN)

Keynote Speaker 7 - What Does the Future Hold for us as a Sector? Findings from PwC Australia’s 'Where Next for Healthcare’ Report
Dr. Sharon Ponniah, Health & Wellbeing Director, PwC Australia

Keynote Speaker 8 - Investigating the War on Drugs: Learnings and Recommendations for the Future
Mr Antony Loewenstein, Journalist & Author, Pills, Powder and Smoke: Inside the Bloody War on Drugs

Keynote Speaker 9 - Prevention of Gambling for Maori Communities; as well as Understanding Social Determinants which Contribute to Addiction (including SUDI)
Ms Selah Hart, Chief Executive Officer, Hapai Te Hauora

Keynote Speaker 10 - Creating Australian Cultural Shifts in Gambling Prevention VIRTUAL PRESENTATION
Rev Tim Costello AO, Chief Advocate, Alliance for Gambling Reform

  • Clinicians
  • Counsellors
  • Psychiatrists
  • Psychologists
  • Nurses
  • Social Workers
  • Therapists
  • Case Managers
  • Mental Health Professionals

In-Person Registration includes:

  • 3-day conference program
  • Networking function
  • 9 keynote presentations
  • Over 40 concurrent presentations
  • Conference exhibition
  • Catering (morning & afternoon tea, lunch)
  • Conference handbook
  • Access to the exclusive conference app
  • Hours towards CPD points
  • Certificate of attendance
  • All inclusions of the virtual package
  • Special accommodation rates at Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa
  • BONUS: Chance to win great prizes

Virtual Registration includes:

  • All plenary sessions live streamed via OnAIR platform (including all concurrent sessions that are held in the plenary room)
  • Live Q&A opportunities for all plenary sessions
  • Access to all concurrent sessions via the online resource centre (provided 2-3 days post-event)
  • Access to exhibitors via digital platform
  • Hours towards CPD points
  • Certificate of attendance
  • Options to extend access will also be made available after 30 days.


Did you know you can get up to $5,000 cash back on your registration costs?

As part of the Australian Government's ‘Restarting Australia’s Business’ opportunity, you can now apply to receive a grant to attend the 2021 Australian & New Zealand Addiction Conference?

Funding is available for up to 4 (maximum) attendees with a $10,000 minimum spend, and will cover up to 50% of the cost of registration fees, flights and accommodation.

Applications must be made through the Australian Government's Business Events Grants Opportunity.

For more information, please click here.

  • Hours towards CPD points
  • Certificate of attendance

Conjoint Prof Adrian Dunlop

School of Medicine and Public Health, Director Drug & Alcohol Clinical Services, Hunter New England Local Health District, Drug & Alcohol Clinical Research & Improvement Network Member, NSW

Keynote Speaker

Dr Jeremy Hayllar

Clinical Director, Metro South Queensland

Keynote Speaker

Dr Nicole Lee

Keynote Panel Member
Founder and CEO, 360Edge
Keynote Speaker

Dr. Sharon Ponniah

Health & Wellbeing Director, PwC Australia

Keynote Speaker

Mr Antony Loewenstein

Journalist & Author, Pills, Powder and Smoke: Inside the Bloody War on Drugs

Keynote Speaker

Mr Daniel Morrison

CEO, Wungening Aboriginal Corporation

Keynote Speaker

Mr Simon Fenech

Operations Manager of Fruit2Work and Author of Breaking Good

Keynote Speaker

Ms Mary Fenech

Nurse Practitioner, Queensland Injectors Health Network (QuIHN)

Keynote Speaker

Ms Sarah Butler

Health Industries Leader, PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting (Australia)

Keynote Speaker

Ms Selah Hart

Chief Executive Officer, Hāpai te Hauora

Keynote Speaker

Professor Judith Grisel

Behavioural Neuroscientist, Bucknell University

Keynote Speaker

Rev Tim Costello AO

Chief Advocate, Alliance for Gambling Reform

Keynote Speaker

Mr Scott Wilson

CEO, Aboriginal Drug & Alcohol Council SA

Conjoint Prof Adrian Dunlop

School of Medicine and Public Health, Director Drug & Alcohol Clinical Services, Hunter New England Local Health District, Drug & Alcohol Clinical Research & Improvement Network Member, NSW

Keynote Speaker

Dr Jeremy Hayllar

Clinical Director, Metro South Queensland

Keynote Speaker

Dr Nicole Lee

Keynote Panel Member
Founder and CEO, 360Edge
Keynote Speaker

Dr. Sharon Ponniah

Health & Wellbeing Director, PwC Australia

Keynote Speaker

Mr Antony Loewenstein

Journalist & Author, Pills, Powder and Smoke: Inside the Bloody War on Drugs

Keynote Speaker

Mr Daniel Morrison

CEO, Wungening Aboriginal Corporation

Keynote Speaker

Mr Simon Fenech

Operations Manager of Fruit2Work and Author of Breaking Good

Keynote Speaker

Ms Mary Fenech

Nurse Practitioner, Queensland Injectors Health Network (QuIHN)

Keynote Speaker

Ms Sarah Butler

Health Industries Leader, PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting (Australia)

Keynote Speaker

Ms Selah Hart

Chief Executive Officer, Hāpai te Hauora

Keynote Speaker

Professor Judith Grisel

Behavioural Neuroscientist, Bucknell University

Keynote Speaker

Rev Tim Costello AO

Chief Advocate, Alliance for Gambling Reform

Keynote Speaker

Mr Scott Wilson

CEO, Aboriginal Drug & Alcohol Council SA

Venue

JW Marriott Gold Coast Resort & Spa

Organizer

Australian and New Zealand Mental Health Association

Venue

JW Marriott Gold Coast Resort & Spa

Organizer

Australian and New Zealand Mental Health Association

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