The 2012 ISAJE annual meeting will take place at the Hotel Altis from 26 to 29 September in Lisbon, Portugal. There will be a one day introduction to the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) (pictured) on Wednesday 26 September, followed by the ISAJE meeting itself on 27-28 September.

The planned schedule is as follows:

  • Wednesday 26 September – introduction to the EMCDDA followed by cocktails, hosted by EMCDDA, and dinner at a local restaurant in the evening
  • Thursday 27 September – ISAJE meeting, followed by dinner at a Lisbon restaurant
  • Friday 28 September – ISAJE meeting, followed by optional Fado concert and dinner
  • Saturday 29 September – departures

The academic programme will include a variety of informative, collaborative and planning activities that have characterised previous meetings. View the detailed programme here.

The registration fee for the meeting will be €250 euros, which will include the meeting and Wednesday and Thursday dinners. The cost of the optional concert and dinner on Friday will be €75. Participants are welcome to bring accompanying guests, who can join the social events at a cost of €100 per person plus €75 if they wish to join the optional concert and dinner on Friday evening.

To register for the meeting, please complete the registration form and return to Molly Jarvis, ISAJE Executive officer,, fax +44 20 7848 5966.

The hotel has guaranteed a special rate and availability for all those who book before 30 May 2012:

  • Single room: €120 per night
  • Double room: €140 per night.

Please note that if you book after this date, the hotel cannot guarantee availability, or the special rate. To book a room, please complete the booking form and return it directly Claudia Ribeiro at Hotel Altis,, fax + 351 21 310 6061



Views of Lisbon courtesy of Bigfoto


In conjunction with the ISAJE meeting in Lisbon, there will be a constituting meeting of the International Confederation of Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs Research Associations (ICARA), on September 29-30 at the EMCDDA headquarters.

The provisional programme for the Lisbon meeting can be viewed here . ICARA participants who would like to join the optional Fado concert and dinner on Friday 28 September should contact ISAJE executive officer Molly Jarvis. For information about the first meeting in 2011 preparing for ICARA see ICARA planning meeting and for the rationale of this new confederation, see Why ICARA.

For further information about the initiative, please contact Kerstin Stenius, Thomas Babor, Jean-Bernard Daeppen, Isidor Obot, or Alison Ritter.




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