To encourage the broadest participation possible in the conference we are offering a range of registration categories. Make sure you read the Registration Discounts to check whether you are eligible for one of these categories.
*All rates are displayed in AUD Australian Dollars. Registrations made after Monday 25 October 2021 will incur a $100 late booking fee. Any cancellations made after this date will not receive a refund
40th APSAD 2021 Virtual Conference
For the first time, the APSAD is providing a virtual conference experience over four days, from pre-conference workshops on Sunday 7 November, and the main conference program from Monday 8 November to Wednesday 10 November, 2021.
Terms and Conditions
Registrations from people who are affiliated with tobacco entities (current, in the past, or have future plans), tobacco lobbyists, either professionally or on a personal basis, will be ineligible to attend or present at the APSAD Virtual 2021 Conference.
APSAD’s policy is aligned with the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, Article 5.3: There is a fundamental and irreconcilable conflict between the tobacco industry’s interest and public health policy interests.
Paid registrations of such persons will not be refunded.
Please make sure you read and understand the Cancellation Policy and full Terms & Conditions before registering for the conference.
- Date: 7 – 10 November
- Venue: ONAIR (Virtual Conferencing Platform)
Other – Students
**Students must be undertaking training during the year of the conference. A student is defined as a holder of a full time student identification card from a recognised tertiary or secondary educational institution or international student card. Students must be studying full time to qualify for the discounted rate.
PLEASE NOTE: a copy of your student identification card must be sent to the Conference Managers via email to: email@example.com. Without this copy, the full registration fee will be charged.**
Other – Consumers
Other – Day Rate
APSAD / DANA Member Rate: $120
Non-Member Rate: $190
Using the Group Registration Portal you will be able to designate a group coordinator then register, view and manage multiple registrations in one place as well as receive one invoice for multiple registrations.
Group Discounts available through the Group Registration Portal ONLY:
- For every group of five (5) full conference registrations, the sixth (6th) full conference registration will be free (when registered through the Group Registration Portal ONLY)
- For every group of ten (10) full conference registrations, the eleventh (11th) and twelfth (12th) full conference registrations will be free (when registered through the Group Registration Portal ONLY)
BECOME AN APSAD MEMBER AND SAVE ON YOUR REGISTRATION
The Australasian Society on Alcohol and other Drugs (APSAD) is dedicated to promoting improved standards in clinical practice for medical practitioners and other health professionals who deal with alcohol and other drug-related problems in the course of their work. It also provides a network of drug and alcohol professionals in Australia, New Zealand and the Asia Pacific.
Through its internationally recognised scientific journal, the Drug and Alcohol Review, and its annual Scientific Conference, APSAD provides a forum for the latest research on the nature, prevention and treatment of physical, psychological and social problems related to the use of psychoactive substances.
APSAD offers various forms of professional development to support the varied interest of its members. These include:
- Subscription to the Society’s scientific journal the Drug and Alcohol Review
- Online access to all back issues of the Review via the APSAD Website
- Online subscription to the Journal of Smoking Cessation
- Accreditation as a Tobacco Treatment Specialist for clinicians
- Monthly webinars
- Discounted registration to the annual APSAD Scientific Conference
- Discounted registration at selected AOD conferences including the DANA Conference
- Subscription to the bi-monthly APSAD e-newsletter
- The right to nominate and be elected for Council
- The right to participate in and form various APSAD subcommittees and special interest groups
APSAD now offers Free Student Membership.
Access member-only benefits and resources without barriers.
APSAD understands the difficulty students face around limited funding and the need to have a support network and recognise that students are the future of the alcohol and other drug sector. Providing free membership allows students studying in Australia and New Zealand to access member-only benefits and resources without barriers.
Student members have access to exclusive Early to Mid Career Researchers events, networking, mentoring, advice and guidance, supporting our Student Members, through a range of membership activities and benefits.
Information on how to apply and eligibility for student membership can be found on our membership page.
For further information and to apply for Membership visit the APSAD website.
If you have any questions related to membership contact firstname.lastname@example.org
APSAD or DANA Member
APSAD or DANA member rate applies to current financial members of the Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs (APSAD) and the Drug and Alcohol Nurses of Australasia (DANA). If you are unsure whether you are a current member please contact your Society.
Students must be undertaking training during the year of the conference. A student is defined as a holder of a full time student identification card from a recognised tertiary or secondary educational institution or international student card. Students must be studying full time to qualify for the discounted rate.
PLEASE NOTE: a copy of your student identification card must be sent to the Conference Managers via email to: email@example.com. Without this copy, the full registration fee will be charged.
A consumer includes all people accessing alcohol and other drug treatment, support and harm reduction services, including drug users and significant others/people affected by another’s drug use.
Shared Registrations – Face to Face
If you are sharing a registration with a colleague/s you will be given a generic badge for your organisation. Each colleague will need to collect and return the badge from the registration desk each day. A sign in and out form will be available at the registration desk which is required to be completed.
If you have any issues with your registration, please contact the Conference Secretariat at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: +61 2 8204 0770.