HIT Hot Topics


HIT Hot Topics 2017

lutyens crypt, Liverpool, 10 November

We are now in our seventh conference year, and still going strong.

We at HIT believe that a conference focused on harm reduction is more important than ever given the current UK situation in terms of drug related deaths, novel psycoactive drugs, chemsex and a lack of political will to promote evidence-based approaches to these issues.

We hope that you'll join us in Liverpool for what we know is going to be an amazing series of events.

Venue Announced

The decision has been made. After talking to many of you about the venues you’ve loved over the last seven years of HIT Hot Topics we have decided to return to Lutyens Crypt under Liverpool’s Metropolitan Cathedral. This will give us the space we need while also being one of the most beautiful venues we’ve used.

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Emma Roberts
Nanna Gotfredsen
Emma Roberts
Emma Roberts
Harry Shapiro
Patriic Gayle
Sue McCutcheon
Sue McCutcheon
Stephen Malloy
Craig Reinarman

To be announced

More details on more speakers coming soon.

To be announced

More details on more speakers coming soon.
Featured speaker

Craig Reinarman

Professor of Sociology and author

Craig Reinarman is Professor of Sociology and Legal Studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz. He has been a Visiting Scholar at the Center for Drug Research at the University of Amsterdam; Visiting Professor at Utrecht University; a Principal Investigator on research grants from the U.S. National Institute of Drug Abuse, and a consultant to the World Health Organization’s Programme on Substance Abuse.

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Side events

Time to be social
As always HIT have organised side events to make sure that people get to make the most of us all being together in the same city.

Harm reduction cafe

9 November, Venue TBA

After conference gig

10 November 10, 8pm Cavern Club

Contact HIT

HIT, The Foundry
38 Henry Street
Liverpool L1 5BS

0844 412 0972

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