The topic areas have been chosen to respond to the developing evidence-base on issues such as cannabis and mental health. The emerging areas to be featured will include cannabis use and intervention approaches among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, school based approaches to preventing and reducing cannabis use, the role of genetics in cannabis use and dependence, the relationship between cannabis and tobacco, synthetic cannabinoids, and promising approaches to cannabis and comorbid mental health conditions. The conference will include perspectives from health, education, youth services and criminal justice sectors.
There will be workshops on Wednesday followed by the 2-day conference on Thursday and Friday which mixes national and international keynote speakers, free papers, datablitz, posters and social and networking opportunities.
The conference will be held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.