0830-1630 Pre-Conference Hep C Workshop
 

Hepatitis C in primary care and drug and alcohol settings

Venue: Pan Pacific Melbourne, South Wharf, 2 Convention Centre Pl

1100-1700 Trainees’ Day – Turning Point in Richmond (invite only)

  Venue: Turning Point – 110 Church St, Richmond
1800-2030 Indivior Networking Function
Session Chair Dr Martyn Lloyd-Jones
 

Professor Marc Auriacombe 

‘Translating current craving research into clinical practice’     
Session sponsored by Indivior

View the session synopsis here:
https://www.imia19.com.au/imia-program/indivior-networking-function/ 

Venue: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Meeting Room 210

 

Day 1: Behavioural aspects of addiction
0730-0830 Gilead Industry Breakfast Symposium
  Dr Joseph Doyle, Ms Mary Fenech, Mr John Boyle, Dr Joss O’Loan
0800- 0900 Registration and Arrival Tea and Coffee
0845-0930 Opening Ceremony
Dr Martyn Lloyd-Jones
Welcome to Country
Ministerial Opening
0930-1030 Keynote Address
Session Chair
Dr Martyn Lloyd-Jones
Room Goldfields Theatre
 

Professor Jon Grant   

Gambling and behavioural addictions      

1030-1100 Plenary Session
Session Chair
Dr Martyn Lloyd-Jones
Room Goldfields Theatre
 

Professor Edward Ogden      
Driving impairment

1100-1130 Morning Tea, Poster Viewing and Exhibition
1130-1300 Plenary Session

Session Chair

Professor Dan Lubman
1130-1150
Associate Professor Antonio Verdejo Garcia     
Impulsivity, cognition & addiction
1150-1215 Dr David Cunnington     
Sleep & alcohol/prescription drugs
Session Chair
Dr Hester Wilson
Room Goldfields Theatre
1215-1300

Dr Hester Wilson (Chair)
Panellists: Professor Edward OgdenDr David Cunnington, Dr Shalini Arunogiri , Dr Alistair Dunn  

Case-based discussion

1300-1350 RACGP College Meeting
1300-1400 Lunch, Poster Viewing and Exhibition
1400-1530 Concurrent Workshops
Session Chair

Dr Shalini Arunogiri

Dr Hester Wilson Dr Marianne Jauncey Dr Vicki MacFarlane
Room

Goldfields Theatre

Eureka 1

Eureka 2

Eureka 3

 

Professor Rajita Sinha
Managing stress through mindfulness to promote self control in clinicians and patients

Dr David Cunnington
Sleep psychology and behavioural management of sleep

Chantelle and Paul, Alcohol and Other Drug Peer workers

Peer workers – how to make it happen

Dr Vanessa Petersen, Dr James Gooden, Dr Catherine Cox
Neuropsychological impairment in AOD patients: causes, consequences and interventions

1530-1600 Afternoon Tea, Poster Viewing and Exhibition
1600-1730 Concurrent Workshops
Session Chair

Dr Paul Grinzi

Dr Vicki MacFarlane

Dr Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Dr Hester Wilson
Room

Goldfields Theatre

Eureka 1

Eureka 2

Eureka 3

 

Dr Paul Grinzi, Dr Cameron Loy, Dr Kathryn Rainsford
Blue turns to pink – a  workshop on overdose prevention

Dr David Cunnington
Sleep psychology and behavioural management of sleep (Repeat)

Dr Harry Eeman
Behavioural management of chronic pain problems

Dr Vanessa Petersen, Dr James Gooden, Dr Catherine Cox
Neuropsychological impairment in AOD patients: causes, consequences and interventions (Repeat)

1730-1900 Welcome Reception
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

 

Day 2: Stress and Addiction
0730-0830 Mundipharma Industry Breakfast Symposium
  Dr Brian Muller, Professor Nicholas Lintzeris
0800-0845 Registration and Arrival Tea and Coffee
0845-0945
Keynote Address
Session Chair
Dr Shalini Arunogiri
Room

Goldfields Theatre

 

Professor Rajita Sinha      
Treating stress pathophysiology in addiction

 

0945-1015
Plenary Session
Session Chair
Dr Shalini Arunogiri
Room Goldfields Theatre
  Professor Peter Miller     
Alcohol & violence
1015-1040
Morning Tea, Poster Viewing and Exhibition
1040-1240
Plenary Session
Session Chair
Dr Paul Grinzi
Room

Goldfields Theatre

1040-1110

Dr Louise DuChesne      

Addiction, suicide and family violence in veterans and their families

1110-1140
Associate Professor Ruth McNair     
LGBT people and substance use
1140-1210
Dr Jennifer Delima     
Indigenous substance misuse issues in Central Australia
1210-1240
Dr David Jacka
Refugee mental health / addiction
1240-1400 Lunch, Poster Viewing and Exhibition
1300-1350 RACP, RANZCP College meetings
1400-1530
Concurrent Workshops
Session Chair

Dr Hester Wilson

Dr Vicki MacFarlane Dr Sam McBride Dr Nicholas Clark
Room

Goldfields Theatre

Eureka 1

Eureka 2

Eureka 3
 

Professor Jon Grant
Young adulthood and addiction: the role of stress on cognition and impulsive choice

Dr Joseph Doyle
Hepatitis C treatment in drug and alcohol settings

 

Professor Edward Ogden, Dr Bruce Hocking
Impairment in the workplace: does medication matter? what employers think. What unions think

 

Dr James Foulds
Identifying and treating patients with comorbidity in primary care

 

1530-1600 Afternoon Tea, Poster Viewing and Exhibition
1600-1730
Concurrent Workshops
Session Chair

Dr Shalini Arunogiri

Dr Nicholas Clark Dr Sam McBride  
Room

Goldfields Theatre

Eureka 1

Eureka 2

Eureka 3
 

Dr Ivan Montoya
Substance use disorders: treatment outcomes and measures

Professor Fiona Measham, Dr Robert Page
Dancing in the dark

 

Professor Edward Ogden, Dr Bruce Hocking
Impairment in the workplace: what to test? how test? returning to work. National standards. Case based discussions

 

** Dr Vicki Macfarlane, Dr Paul Grinzi, Dr Hester Wilson
Difficult conversations for clinicians

 

1830-2230 Conference Dinner – The Arts Centre Melbourne

 

** If you are planning to attend this workshop, you are invited to pre-submit a de-identified ‘difficult case’ here. We may use these cases as examples during the workshop.

Day 3: Controversies in prescribing and practice
0800-0900 Registration and Arrival Tea and Coffee
0900-1000
Keynote Address
Session Chair
Professor Dan Lubman
Room

Goldfields Theatre

 

Dr Ivan Montoya      
New horizons/approaches in the medications development 

1000-1040
Plenary Session
Session Chair
Professor Dan Lubman
Room Goldfields Theatre
  Professor Marc Auriacombe     
Opiate addiction update from Europe
1040-1110
Morning Tea and Poster Viewing
1110-1210 Plenary Session
Session Chair
Dr Paul Grinzi
Room Goldfields Theatre
1110-1130
Associate Professor Suzanne Nielsen     
Changing patterns of opioid use and harms in Australia
1130-1150

Professor Nick Lintzeris

The introduction of long-acting depot buprenorphine products into Australia

1150-1210
Dr Annabel Mead     
Switching to opioid agonist therapy prescription opioids: a Canadian perspective
1210-1300
Keynote Address
Session Chair Dr Marianne Jauncey
Room

Goldfields Theatre

 

Professor Fiona Measham     

The Consultation Tent: festival drug use, drug safety testing & health impact

1300-1315
Conference Close – Dr Martyn Lloyd-Jones, Dr Hester Wilson
1315-1415 Lunch