2nd Annual ICUDDR Conference Agenda Prague, Czech Republic, 19-21 June, 2017

Monday, 19 June 2017 (Pre-Conference Activities)

8:30 - 11:00 a.m.        Registration

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.      “The Growth of Education and Training Activities in Addiction Science”

(Richard Pates, Michal Miovský, International Society of Addiction Journal Editors)   

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. “Are Student Societies of Addiction Studies Worthwhile?”

(Anna Vondrova, KateĊ™ina Rokosová - Charles University at Prague)

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.   Lunch

1:00 - 2:00 p.m.          “Development of Postgraduate Training Programmes in Addiction Studies at the University of Auckland:  A Case Study”

(Peter Adams, University of Auckland)

2:00 - 3:30 p.m.          Visit to the Department of Addictology at Charles University at Prague:  Discussion of Academic Programs in Addictology, Clinical Training, Internships, and Post-Graduate Studies (Michal Miovský and staff, Charles University at Prague)

 

Tuesday, 20 June 2017 (Day 1)

8:00 - 11:00 a.m.  Registration

9:00 - 9:30 a.m.   Welcome and Conference Overview (Michal Miovský and Dean Aleksi Sedo, 1st Faculty of Medicine, Charles University at Prague, Marica Ferri, European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction, and Roger Peters, University of South Florida)

-          Welcome and introduction of Charles University staff and other local dignitaries

-          Conference agenda and activities

-          Review goals and objectives for the conference

9:30 - 10:15 a.m.   Addressing the Worldwide Epidemic of Substance Use Disorders (Brian Morales, U.S. Department of State/INL, and Jeff Lee, International Society of Substance Use Professionals)

-          Introduction of international agency representatives and other dignitaries (African Union, Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission/CICAD, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment/SAMHSA, Colombo Plan, European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime)

-          U.S. Department of State/INL’s international efforts and creation of ICUDDR

-          UTC and UPC curricula

-          International Society of Substance Use Professionals

10:15 - 11:00 a.m.   Vision for the ICUDDR and Roles of the Coordinating Centers (Roger Peters, University of South Florida – Chair, Michal Miovský, Charles University at Prague, and Richard Spoth, Iowa State University).

11:00 - 11:30 a.m.   Break

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.   ICUDDR and the Coordinating Centers:  Identifying Priorities, Engaging Universities, and UPC/UTC Dissemination (Discussion breakout groups)

  • Prevention group (facilitated by Zili Sloboda, Applied Prevention Science International, and Richard Spoth, Iowa State University)
  • Treatment group (facilitated by Melody Heaps, consultant to Colombo Plan, and Roger Peters, University of South Florida)

12:30 - 1:30 p.m.   Lunch (provided on-site)

1:30 - 2:00 p.m.   Poster Session

2:00 - 2:30 p.m.   Reports from Prevention and Treatment Breakout Groups

2:30 - 3:45 p.m.  International University Panel: Developing Academic Programs in Addiction Studies (Veronica Felipe, Colombo Plan - Chair, Peter Adams, University of Auckland, Michal Miovský, Charles University at Prague,  Maria Zarza, Bionexum Health, and Xavier Ferrer, Foundation Health and Community)

3:45 - 4:00 a.m.   Break

4:00 - 5:00 p.m.   Adapting the UPC and UTC for Academic Settings: Case Studies (Richard Spoth, Iowa State University - Chair, Igor Koutsenok, University of California-San Diego, Adam Kulhanek, Michal Miovsky, and Amalie Pavlovska, Charles University at Prague, and Zall Kepli, Cyberjaya University)

7:00 - 8:30 p.m.   Guided Sightseeing (Instructions in conference bags)

8:30 - 10:30 p.m.   Conference dinner (Special registration required)

 

Wednesday, 21 June 2017 (Day 2)

9:00 - 11:00 a.m.   The Role of ICUDDR in Creating a Global Addiction Services Workforce (Melody Heaps, consultant for Colombo Plan - Chair, Kimberly Johnson, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, Michal Miovský, Charles University at Prague, Zili Sloboda, Applied Prevention Science International), Hamidullah Farooqi, Kabul University, and Alexandra Hill, Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission, Organization of American States)

11:00 - 11:15 a.m.   Break

11:15 - 12:30 a.m.   Breakout Panel Presentations

Panel 1 (Main Hall)   

  • The Need for Addiction Training in Medical Schools (Igor Koutsenok, University of California-San Diego, and Roger Peters, University of South Florida)
  • The Role of the International Society of Addiction Journal Editors in Partnering with ICUDDR and Universities (Michal Miovský, Charles University at Prague, and Richard Pates, International Society of Addiction Journal Editors)
  • Collaboration Strategies to Develop a Sustainable Education and Training Framework in Prevention Science and Practice in Slovenia (Andrej Starc, University of Ljubljana, and Matej Kosir, Science for Prevention Academic Network) 
  • Addiction Studies Programmes, Educational Needs, and Capacity Building: The Role of Information Literacy (Nita Bryant, John Cyrus, Virginia Commonwealth University)

Panel 2 (Small Hall)  

  • The Spanish Contribution to the Adaptation and Implementation of the Universal Prevention Curriculum (UPC) in Europe (Joan Amer, Carmen Orte - University of the Balearic Islands)
  • A Study of the Rehabilitation Facilities for Addiction Recovery in Korea (Hee-Young Kim, NamSeoul University)
  • Addiction Counseling Training in Kenya:  The SAPTA Experience (William Sinkele, Support for Addictions Prevention and Treatment in Africa)
  • A 40-Year Journey in Training Professions on Drug Dependence at the University of Barcelona: A Summary Account and Lessons Learned (Xavier Ferrer, Foundation Health and Community)

12:30 - 1:30 p.m.   Lunch

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.   How are Universities Planning to use the UPC and UTC Curricula? (Group discussion facilitated by Brian Morales, U.S. Department of State/INL, and Joanna Travis-Roberts, International Society of Substance Use Professionals)

2:30 - 3:30 p.m.   Realizing the ICUDDR Vision: Opportunities, Obstacles, Process, and Next Steps (Small work group discussions, with introduction by Melody Heaps, consultant to Colombo Plan)

-          Where do we go from here?

-          Specific goals and priorities, memberships, organizational development for ICUDDR and Coordinating Centers, adapting the UPC/UTC

3:30 - 3:45 p.m.   Break

3:45 - 4:30 p.m.   Reports from Small Work Groups (facilitated by Melody Heaps, consultant to Colombo Plan)

4:30 - 5:00 p.m.   Closing and Next Steps (Michal Miovský, Charles University at Prague, Roger Peters, University of South Florida, Richard Spoth, Iowa State University, and Brian Morales, U.S. Department of State/INL)

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