PRELIMINARY PROGRAMME

THURSDAY

26TH SEPTEMBER

VENUE: MICROSOFT INNOVATION CENTRE, KALPAKA BULVĀRIS 4

 

9:00 – 9:30 Registration

9:30 – 10:00 Welcome, introduction, housekeeping

tbc

Session 1: Drug use and drug policy representation

Moderator: tbc

10:00 – 10:15

Jenni Savonen

Social representations of illicit drug use

10:15 – 10:30

Kristiana Bebre

Drug and user constructs within the Latvian media

10:30 – 10:45

Cécilia Comelli

 

A comparative analysis of drug issues coverage in French and German print news media using Lexicometric approaches

10:45 – 11:00 Discussion

 

11:00 – 11:30 COFFEE BREAK

 

Session 2: Cannabis

Moderator: tbc

11:30 – 11:45

Sigrid Vorobjov

Patterns of cannabis use among students in Estonia and neighbouring countries in 2003–2015

11:45 – 12:00

Kostas Skliamis, D.J.Korf

Cannabis festivals and their attendees in four European cities with different national cannabis policies

12:00 – 12:10 Discussion

12:10 – 12:25

Frédérique Bawin

Cognitive and behavioural stigma management strategies among medicinal cannabis users

12:25 – 12:40

Marthe Ongenaert

The emerging cannabis industry: corporate misconduct on the horizon?

12:40 – 12:50 Discussion

 

12:50 – 14:00 LUNCH

 

 

 

Session 3: Research methods and ethics

Moderator: tbc

14:00 – 14:15

Giulia Federica Zampini

People and dancefloors: narratives of drug-taking - reflections on a collaborative multi-media project

14:15 – 14:30

Camille Stengel

 

‘Chicks day’ in Budapest: reflecting on visual methods research at a women-only needle and syringe exchange programme

14:30 – 14:40 Discussion

14:40 – 14:55

Eva Devaney

 

A new Foucault-influenced post-structural approach to analysis of interview data and its application in social drug research

14:55 – 15:10

Gary R. Potter, Judith Aldridge, Monica Barratt, Anna Ross

‘Coming out’: stigma, reflexivity and the drug researcher’s drug use

15:10 – 15:20 Discussion

 

15:20 – 15:50 COFFEE BREAK

 

Session 4: Online and darknet drug markets

Moderator: tbc

 

15:50 – 16:05

Meropi Tzanetakis

Self-governance by darknet drug markets

 

16:05 – 16:20

Caroline Chatwin, Jennifer Fleetwood, Judith Aldridge

Gendering online illicit drug markets

 

16:20 – 16:30 Discussion

 

Session 5: Data collection and analysis

16:30 – 16:45

Michaela Roubalova, K. Grohmannova; I. Travnickova; P. Zeman

How to measure drug related crime? Discussion and suggestions for data collection

16:45 – 17:00

Alfred Uhl

Problems when interpreting correlation causally

17:00 – 17:10 Discussion

 

Social event and site visit (tbc)

 

FRIDAY

27TH SEPTEMBER

VENUE: MICROSOFT INNOVATION CENTRE, KALPAKA BULVĀRIS 4

 

Session 6: Drug use patterns in different groups

Moderator: tbc

9:30 – 9:45

James Morgan

Variations in the accomplishment of persistent heroin use: A typology of users' lifestyles

9:45 – 10:00

Susanna Prepeliczay

 

“Junkies“ versus „zombies“: changes in drug use patterns within open drug scenes

10:00 – 10:10 Discussion

10:10 – 10:25

Jakub Greń, K. Ostaszewski, K. Dąbrowska, Ł. Wieczorek

Risk taking and management. Adolescents voice on psychoactive substance use and harm reduction

10:25 – 10:40

Katie Anderson

 

‘Never drop without your significant other, cause that way lies ruin’: the boundary work of couples who use MDMA together

10:40 – 10:50 Discussion

 

10:50 – 11:20 COFFEE BREAK

 

Session 7: Problems and risks

Moderator: tbc

11:20 – 11:35

Artur Malczewski, K. Abel-Ollo, L. Isajeva, L. Jurgelaitienė

Opioid-related problems in the Baltic states and Poland: has the turning point come?

11:35 – 11:50

Raimondo Maria Pavarin

Cocaine users: mortality risk and economic recession

11:50 – 12:00 Discussion

 

 

 

Session 8: Drug use in different settings

Moderator: tbc

12:00 – 12:15

Franziska Schneider

 

Substance use among prisoners: an attempt to conduct a complete survey in Wittlich prison

12:15 – 12:30

Laura Isajeva

 

Substance use among people living in prison (PLIP) in seven European countries

12:30 – 12:45

A. Beselia, I. Kirtadze, D. Otiashvili

Nightlife and drug use in Tbilisi, Georgia

12:45 – 13:00 Discussion

 

13:00 – 14:00 LUNCH

Session 9: Interventions and policy

Moderator: tbc

14:00 – 14:15

Luise Klaus, Anna Dichtl

 

„Just between the cars, kneel down, boil it up, get ready…“ - lived spaces of drug users in cities with and without drug consumption rooms

14:15 – 14:30

Tamar Mgebrishvili, Ada Beselia, I. Kirtadze

Women who use drugs left without shelter

14:30 – 14:40 Discussion

14:40 – 14:55

Zsuzsa Kaló, Peter Sarosi, Katalin Felvinczi

The shift from harm reduction to pathology drug discourse and its consequences - drug policy in Hungary 2010-2018

14:55 – 15:10

Lena Theodoropoulou

Rethinking policy through comparative research: an exploration of the recovery assemblage

15:10 – 15:20 Discussion

 

15:20 – 15:50 – COFFEE BREAK

Session 10: Stimulants

Moderator: tbc

15:50 – 16:05

Moritz Rosenkranz, M. Martens, H. Zurhold,  P. Degkwitz, U. Verthein

ATTUNE. Understanding Pathways to Stimulant Use: first results from the quantitative study module

16:05 – 16:20

Alfred Springer

Non-medical use of central stimulants - time to change control policies

16:20 – 16:30 Discussion

 

Friday Dinner (tbc)

 

SATURDAY

28TH SEPTEMBER

VENUE: THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF HISTORY, BRĪVĪBAS BULVĀRIS 32

 

Session 11: Perspectives on prevention and treatment

10:00 – 11:30

Moderator: tbc

10:00 – 10:15

Susana Henriques

 

European curriculum for prevention workforce (EUPC) - online in Portuguese

10:15 – 10:30

Petros Triantos

Design of an outcome index for cost-effectiveness analysis of the Greek therapeutic communities

10:30 – 10:40 Discussion

10:40 – 10:55

Thomas Solgård Svendsen

 

Using systematic monitoring and feedback on data results in a 10 year follow-up study for individuals with problematic substance use

10:55 – 11:10

Tuuli Pitkänen

Drug use and treatment needs – rural perspective

11:10 – 11:20 Discussion

 

11:20 – 11:50 – COFFEE BREAK

 

11:50 – 13:00 Closing Session

ESSD Early Career Researcher Award ceremony

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