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The conference is a joint project between World Federation Against Drugs,
European Cities Against Drugs and the Swedish network of NGO’s against Drugs and
consists of three conferences in one;

the 6th World Forum Against Drugs, the 25th Mayors Conference and Sweden Against Drugs.
By registering you are eligible to go to the sessions of your choice. All plenary sessions will be concurrent. One track of the sessions will be held in Swedish and tackle specific Swedish areas. 

The conference will be held at Hotel Elite Park Avenue, Kungsportsavenyn 36-38, Gothenburg. 

Please note - this is a draft of the program, changes may occur.

sunday 13th of may 2018- mingle (More information will be published within short)

monday 14th of may 2018

08.30- 10.00

10.00- 12.00

Ann-Sofie Hermansson, Chair of the City Executive Board, Gothenburg, Sweden 

Sven-Olov Carlsson, International president, WFAD

Viggo Lütcherath, Chair, ECAD
 

Registration

Official Inauguration

Sen. Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, President of the Senate, Nigeria 

Heiða Björg Hilmisdóttir, City Coouncillor, Reykjavik, Iceland 

Dag Endal, Project Coordinator, Drur Policy Futures 
 



 

Bertha Madras,
Professor of Psychobiology, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Željko Petković, Acting Director, Office for Drugs and Crime, Government of Croatia
                 

12.00- 13.00                                                         Lunch

13.00- 14.30                                                         Seminar 1

Breakout sesssions-
These sessions will be held simultaneously and you will have to choose one when you register for the conference.

14.30 – 15.15                                          Coffeebreak                  

15.15 – 16.45                                          Seminar 2

Breakout sesssions-
These sessions will be held simultaneously and you will have to choose one when you register for the conference.


19.00- 21.00                            Dinner at Auktionsverkets Kulturarena, Tredje Långgatan 9, Gothenburg

tuesday 15th of may 2018

09.00 – 10.00                            Plenary session

Karin Jordås
Secretary General, Menotor International, Sweden

Wadih Maalouf "International Standards on Prevention" 
PhD, Programme Office, Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation Section, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime 

Neil McKeganey "Halting the international drift towards Legalisation" 
Ph.D FRSA, Director, Centre for Substance Use Research, UK

10.30 – 12.00                           Seminar 3

Breakout sesssions-
These sessions will be held simultaneously and you will have to choose one when you register for the conference.

12.00 – 13.00                              Lunch                               

13.00 -  14.30                               Seminar 4       

Breakout sesssions-
These sessions will be held simultaneously and you will have to choose one when you register for the conference.

14.30 – 15.00                               Coffee break

15.00 -  16.30                               Plenary  - Grand Finale

Asia Ashraf, Director Psychology, Department, Sunny Trust International Addiction Treatment and Rehabilitation Centre, Pakistan 

Bob Bushman, President, National Narcotics Officers’ Association Coalition, USA

Johanna Gripenberg, MD, Ph.D., Head of department, Stockholm Prevents Alcohol and Drug Problems, Sweden

Robert L. DuPont, President, Institute for Behavior and Health, USA

Marina Johansson, City Councillor, City of Gothenburg, Chair, ECAD-Sweden