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LxAddictions17 — Register until 31 March
Early-bird fees are still available until 31 March for the second European conference on addictive behaviours and dependencies. For details on the registration, visit

Confirmed keynotes
Prominent scientists and experts, such as Henri Bergeron, Daniel Kardefelt-Winther, Letizia Paoli, Alison Ritter, Werner Sipp and Rainer Spanagel have confirmed their availability and joined a group of renowned keynote speakers that already includes Louisa Degenhardt, John Marsden, Beau Kilmer, Alexandre Quintanilha and Henrietta Bowden-Jones.

Almost 600 abstracts received

We received an overwhelming number of submissions for paper presentations, posters as well as symposia, workshops and panel discussions. All submissions received will be sent to the conference's Scientific Committee for analysis. Presenters of accepted abstracts will be notified by 31 May and will have two weeks from notice of acceptance to register for the conference, paying the early-bird fee (350€). The call for submitting late-breaking abstracts opens 3 April and closes 31 July, but only a limited number of abstracts will be accepted.

'Testing the waters' conference — reduced fee for LxAddictions17 participants

Registration and call for abstracts to the third international conference on wastewater analysis 'Testing the waters 2017’ is now open. Leading European and international experts will meet in Lisbon on 26–27 October 2017 to review the state of the art of wastewater-based epidemiology, a rapidly developing scientific discipline. Participants of LxAddictions 2017 may attend ‘Testing the waters’ at a reduced fee (150€). Find out more >>

Symposium on drugs and driving – register for free

The ‘Third international symposium on drug-impaired driving’ is taking place on 23 October 2017 in Lisbon, immediately prior to LxAddictions17. The symposium offers a unique opportunity to learn what other countries are doing in terms of addressing drug-impaired driving, to network with international partners and to facilitate potential collaboration. Entry to the symposium is free of charge, but registration is required and on a first-come, first-served basis. Find out more >>

About the conference

24–26.10.2017, Lisbon
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Late-breaking abstracts



350€ until 31.03.2017
400€ until 30.06.2017
500€ after 30.06.2017

Presenters of accepted abstracts will have two weeks from notice of acceptance to register for the conference, paying the early-bird fee (350€).



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High quality keynote speakers, very well organised and the city of Lisbon
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