Conferences and events

Planned Conferences

15 November 2021, 11.00-11.30 CET; Alcohol digital marketing: challenges and policy options for better health
in the WHO European Region Click here to register

30 September 2021 Webinar ‘Alcohol Marketing’                                                                                                The Institute of Alcohol Studies is hosting a webinar to launch the findings and discuss the implications of a new report, which looks at alcohol marketing during the 2020 Rugby Six Nations. Please see their flyer below for more information and click the link here to register for the event.

8-10 September 2021; Nordic Alcohol and Drug Researchers Assembly (NADRA); link

19 November 2020 APN Virtual Symposium linkeed

2 & 3 December 2020 Working with the whole person

Alcohol Change UK’s first online interactive conference; link

7 July 2020 Webinar Alcohol marketing in the WHO European Region

8 June 2020– What’s in the bottle. Alcohol labelling in the WHO European Region. Online webinar hosted by the WHO European Office for the Prevention and Control of NCD’s, Moscow. Register: Link to program

Past events and conferences 

9-11 March 2020 – Dublin, Ireland ; Global Alcohol Policy Conference

27 November 2019; Tobacco and Alcohol in the Czech Republic in 2019; In Cooperation with Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic and WHO; for info:

23-25 October 2019 – Lisbon Addictions 2019; link to the conference website

22 October 2019 – Alcohol Policy Network meeting; link to the website

9-11 March 2020 – Dublin, Ireland ; Global Alcohol Policy Conference

30 Sept- 3 Oct.  2019 – Melbourne; KBS Thematic Meeting: Public Health and the Global Governance of Alcohol

19 September 2019 – Amsterdam; Digital Alcohol Marketing in the Spotlight; the impact on drinking behaviour of young people and the first attempts to regulate it. Link to the program

19 June 2019 – London; The Alcohol Change UK Conference 2019: New insights into alcohol research, policy and practice; link

10-12 April 2019 – Krakow; Thematic meeting of the Kettil Bruun Society: Youth drinking in decline

20-21 November 2018 – Edinburgh; Alcohol Policy Conference ; Eurocare & SHAAP;

19 November 2018 – Edinburgh; Alcohol Policy Network Conference; link

11-15 October 2018 – 4th European Alcohol Policy Youth Conference in Vilnius, Lithuania; link

5-6 October 2018 – NordAN conference 2018 – Nordic-Baltic alcohol policy model; link

24-26 September 2018 – UpcoEuropean Conference on FASD – Berlin- Germany; More information

18-21 April 2018: 8th International Research Conference on Adolescents and Adults with FASD; Vancouver Canada. More information

13 April 2018: Alcohol Marketing Control Policy Developments in the Baltic Countries; Vilnius, Lithuania; more information

15 January 2018: Youth Perspectives on Alcohol: Availability and marketing in South Africa, Tanzania and India; Join us for a free webinar

13-15 November 2017 – Calgary, Canada – Issues of Substance Conference 2017 Addiction Matters. Click here for more information

 4-6 October 2017 – Global Alcohol Policy Conference – Melbourne, Australia –

23 October 2017 – Alcohol Policy Network in Europe Symposium; the 7 APN Symposium will take place on Monday 23rd of October in the city of Lisbon (Portugal) the day before the Lisbon Addictions Conference.

24-26 October 2017 – Lisbon addictions, 2nd European conference on addictive behaviours and dependencies – Lisbon, Portugal. More information:

28-29 October 2017 – NordAN conference 2017 – „Alcohol across borders”                    Visit the conference website:

4-6 May 2017 – Global Alcohol Conference – Istanbul, Turkey – More information to be published:

15-17 May 2017 – Gold Coast, Australia – Australian and New Zealand Addiction Conference. Click here for more information.

7 June 2017 – Brussels, Belgium – European Seminar. Self Regulation is No Regulation: The Case for Protecting Children from Alcohol Marketing, organised by Alcohol Action Ireland and Eurocare. Further information will follow and will also be available on and

3-4 July 2017 – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – 7th International Conference on Addictive Disorders and Alcoholism. Click here for more information.