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HIT HOT TOPICS CONFERENCE 2017
LUTYENS CRYPT, LIVERPOOL
10 NOVEMBER

CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

OUR PLAN TO MAKE IT A DAY TO REMEMBER
It's finally time to reveal our full conference programme; as you can see we have an amazing day planned for you all.

Registration

9.00 - 9.30

The registration desk will be open from 9am. Once you've grabbed your name badge go and have a look around our sponsors' stands.


Session one

09.30 - 10.30

Chair: Jamie Bridge

Professor Pat O'Hare

HIT, UK

Welcome to the conference.

Nanna W. Gotfredsen

Gadejuristen, Denmark

Legal Outreach with Homeless People

Sue McCutcheon

Homeless Primary Care Team, Birmingham, UK

UK Homelessness and the Resulting Risks People Face When Living on the Street


Refreshments

10.30 - 11.00

Grab yourself a coffee and have a look around our sponsors stands, and go find a speaker and thank them for their presentation if you want.


Session two

11.00 - 12.30

Chair: TBA

Professor Susanne MacGregor

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK

30 Years of Drug Interventions: How We Got Where We Are Today

Naomi Burke-Shyne

Harm Reduction International, UK

The War on Evidence: The Oppressive Impact of Drug Policy on Science

Professor Craig Reinarman

University of California, Santa Cruz, USA

Drug Policy Reform: Why it is Relevant to People Who Work with People Who Use Drugs


Lunch

12.30 - 13.30

Have some food, some conversation with likeminded folk and maybe have another look around the sponsor stands to see which of them can help you with your project.

Session three

13.30 - 14.30

Chair: Professor Jane Fountain

Delon Human

Health Diplomats, Switzerland

Tobacco Harm Reduction: The Best Kept Secret in Public Health

Stephen Malloy

European Network of People Who Use Drugs, UK

Risks - Real, Percieved and Constructed - Posed by Fentanyl on the UK Drug Scene

Harry Shapiro

Drugwise, UK

Spice, Zombies and the Return of the Drug Fiend


Comfort break

14.30 - 15.00

A run to the toilet or outside for a quick vape before we come back for the big finish.


Session four

15.00 - 16.30

Chair: Professor Pat O'Hare

Patriic Gayle

Gay Men's Health Collective, UK

The Pig in Sunglasses Steps Out

Joseph Kean

Visiting Research Fellow, Public Health Institute, LJMU, UK

What's Next for IPEDs?

Support Don't Punish: Dr Jennifer Randall

SENIOR LECTURER, University of East London, UK

Support Don't Punish Global Day of Action Report

Emma Roberts

Harm Reduction Coalition, US

An English woman in New York: the importance of grass roots informed and user led commissioning in the US


Conference closing

Professor Pat O'Hare

Executive director of HIT

Pat closing the conference, summing up the day and the challenges ahead.


While we fully expect the day to run like clockwork, please note that this programme may be subject to last minute changes.

Don't forget that the day doesn't end with the conference, we will see you all at the Cavern Club in the evening. For more details please visit our 'Side Events' page'.

Contact HIT

HIT, The Foundry
38 Henry Street
Liverpool L1 5BS

0844 412 0972

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Thanks to our conference sponsors

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Public Health Institute
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Harm Reduction International
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