THURSDAY

26TH SEPTEMBER

VENUE: MICROSOFT INNOVATION CENTRE, KALPAKA BULVĀRIS 4

 

9:00 – 9:30 Registration

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

Session 1: Drug use and drug policy representation

Moderator: Dirk Korf

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 – 11:05 Discussion

 

11:05 – 11:30 COFFEE BREAK

 

Session 2: Cannabis

Moderator: Gary Potter

11:30 – 11:45 

Kostas Skliamis, Dirk J. Korf

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

11:45 – 12:00

Frédérique Bawin

Cognitive and behavioural stigma management strategies among medicinal cannabis users

12:00 – 12:15

Marthe Ongenaert

The emerging cannabis industry: corporate misconduct on the horizon?

12:15 – 12:35 Discussion

 

12:35 – 13:45 LUNCH

 

 

 

Session 3: Research methods and ethics

Moderator: Zsuzsa Kaló

13:45 – 14:00

Giulia Federica Zampini

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

14:00 – 14:15

Camille Stengel

 

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

14:15 – 14:30 Discussion 

14:30 – 14:45

Eva Devaney

 

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

14:45 – 15:00

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

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

15:00 – 15:15 Discussion

 

15:15 – 15:45 COFFEE BREAK

 

Session 4: Online and darknet drug markets

Moderator: Annemieke Benschop

15:45 – 16:00

Meropi Tzanetakis

Self-governance by darknet drug markets

16:00 – 16:15

Caroline Chatwin, Jennifer Fleetwood, Judith Aldridge

Gendering online illicit drug markets

16:15 – 16:30 Discussion

 

SOCIAL EVENT AND SITE VISIT

FRIDAY

27TH SEPTEMBER

VENUE: MICROSOFT INNOVATION CENTRE, KALPAKA BULVĀRIS 4

 

Session 5: Drug use patterns in different groups

Moderator: Bernd Werse

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 – 10:15

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

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

10:15 – 10:35 Discussion

 

10:35 – 11:00 COFFEE BREAK

 

Session 6: Drug use in different settings

Moderator: Agnese Zile-Veisberga

11:00 – 11:15 

Sigrid Vorobjov

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

11:15 – 11:30

Franziska Schneider

 

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

11:30 – 11:45

Laura Isajeva

 

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

11:45 – 12:00 Discussion

 

12:00 – 13:30 LUNCH

 

Session 7: Interventions and policy

Moderator: Susana Henriques

13:30 – 13:45

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

13:45 – 14:00

Zsuzsa Kaló, Peter Sarosi, Katalin Felvinczi

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

14:00 – 14:15

Lena Theodoropoulou

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

14:15 – 14:30 Discussion

 

14:30– 15:00 – COFFEE BREAK

Session 8: Patterns and Pathways

Moderator: Caroline Chatwin

15:00 – 15:15

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

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

15:15 – 15:30

Thomas Solgard Svendsen

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

15:30 – 15:45 

Alfred Uhl

Problems when interpreting correlation causally

15:45 – 16:15 Discussion

 

Dinner

 

SATURDAY

28TH SEPTEMBER

VENUE: THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF HISTORY, BRĪVĪBAS BULVĀRIS 32

 

Session 9: Problems and risks

Moderator: Alfred Uhl

10:00 – 10:15

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

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

10:15 – 10:30

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

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

10:30 – 10:45 Discussion

Session 10: Perspectives on prevention and treatment

Moderator: Jane Fountain

10:45 – 11:00

Susana Henriques

 

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

11:00 – 11:15

Tuuli Pitkänen

Drug use and treatment needs – rural perspective

11:15 – 11:30 Discussion

 

 

11:30 – 12:00  COFFEE BREAK

 

12:00 – 13:00 Closing Session

ESSD Early Career Researcher Award ceremony 

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