5 Reasons to Submit An Abstract to the 2018 Addiction Conference

February 2, 2018

Discover the benefits of submitting an abstract for your chance to present at the 2018 Australian & New Zealand Addiction Conference, and get ready to take the next step in your career.

1. Engage with the right audience

As a Presenter, you want to ensure the people you place yourself before are your target audience. The 2018 Australian & New Zealand Addiction Conference attracts a diverse range of professionals within the medical and mental health sectors, advocating for the prevention, treatment and recovery of those suffering from addiction.

What this means is that you have an engaged audience at your fingertips, ready to hear your research, thoughts and experience.

2. Expand your network of industry professionals

You’re amongst some of the industry’s best at the 2018 Australian & New Zealand Addiction Conference – take the opportunity to connect and network with them!

Featured Keynote Speakers at this year’s Conference include:

  • Professor Matthew Rockloff, Head of Population Research Laboratory, Central Queensland University
  • Dr Janet Hammill, Honorary Fellow, Perinatal Research Group, University of Queensland
  • Professor Dan Lubman, Director, Turning Point
  • Dr Lynne Magor-Blatch, Executive Officer & Honorary Principal Fellow, Australasian Therapeutic Communities Association & Faculty of Social Services, University of Wollongong
  • Mr Tony Trimingham, Founder & CEO, Family Drug Support Australia
  • Associate Professor Christopher Wilkins, Drugs Team Leader, SHORE & Whariki Research Centre, College of Health, Massey University New Zealand
  • Dr John Reilly, Chief Psychiatrist, Queensland Health
  • Ms Suzanne Nielsen, Senior Research Fellow, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW

3. Learn from your audience

As a Presenter, you always have the opportunity to engage with your audience, and gain insight into opinions and points of view you may have not otherwise considered. This can provide the perfect platform for further research and greater success in your field of expertise.

4. Increase your professional experience

Placing yourself before an audience of fellow industry workers will provide you with the opportunity to perfect your presentation and communication skills, increasing your professional experience. The more you can comfortably and confidently engage your audience, the more confident you become.

5. Be an advocate for change

Finally, keep in mind that you’re advocating for a huge positive change. The 2018 Australian & New Zealand Addiction Conference is set to cover a broad range of topics that will include prevention, treatment, systematic responses, behaviours, mental health and harm reduction in relation to all types of addiction.

Be part of something great. Submit your abstract to present at the 2018 Australian & New Zealand Addiction Conference today!

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