NDSAG Annual conference 2016  As a guide prior to confirmation of our 2017 prices, below is information from our 40th Annual Conference which took place from Thursday 21st to Sunday 24th April 2016, at the Midland Hotel, Bradford, UK. This 4 day residential conference was available for an incredible £495.00 (members rate) “Not all alcohol problems are dose related” (Ron McKechnie, late New Directions member) Please email us to be kept informed about these events. The following documents and prices are for our 2016 event. Conference programme (times & titles) PDF Conference flier (speakers & overview) PDF Conference booking form PDF Conference booking form DOC
To register an expression of interest* or to book your place via invoice or offline payment, please contact Andy Perkins on (01382 224846) or  andyperkins@f8c.co.uk .
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2017 Conference information Across 4 days, and with non-residential options. See booking page for details of packages. Conference flier (speakers & overview) PDF Conference booking form PDF Conference booking form DOC Conference Programme LATEST including guest speakers
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Our 41st Annual Conference will last over four days, but includes distinct one-day symposiums covering current research and practice in the field of alcohol interventions. Alcohol Research, Treatment & Policy Conference NEW DIRECTIONS in the STUDY of ALCOHOL GROUP Wednesday 10th May to Saturday 13th May 2017 The Royal Hotel, Weston-Super-Mare, BS23 1JP, Somerset, UK.  In 2016 this extended residential conference cost the incredible price of only £495 and we will seek to keep next year’s prices of full attendance at the rate often cited for a one day seminar. Please contact us to be notified when prices are announced. Wed 10th May: “Welcome to The West Country and New Directions” Setting the scene for the conference with critical reflections on specific preoccupations. Thu 11th May: In-depth reflections from eminent individuals on current alcohol policy, research and treatment. Fri 12th May: “Future Directions - New Voices” A space for new researchers and those who have not presented at New Directions before. Sat 13th May: “Where next?” Asking critical questions for future policy, research and treatment considerations.
2017 Conference. Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, England
Conference Venue The Royal Hotel, Weston- Super-Mare, BS23 1JP, Somerset, England Hotel website Hotel contacts & directions Reviews/Information
NDSAG   annual   conferences   are   supported   by   a grant    from   Alcohol    Research    UK     (formerly    the Alcohol   Education   &   Research   Council,   AERC) and    each    year    includes    a    one    day    Alcohol Research UK symposium.
  Conference prices and booking forms
Half day attendance (see conference programme) 21st April, 12.45pm – 5.30pm  – ‘Welcome to Bradford & New Directions’ 22nd April, 9.00am – 12.45pm – ‘40 years – where has it left us’ 22nd April, 1.30pm – 5.30pm   – ’40 years – where are we going’ 23rd April, 9.00am – 12.45pm  – ‘New Voices’ 24th April, 9.00am – 12.45pm  – ‘Further New Directions?’ Each session: Member £90 Non-Member £130
*IMPORTANT NOTE: If you are not currently a member, you can join on registration for the conference, and receive the benefits of NDSAG membership. Simply select “NEW Member” above to do so. Should you be eligible for reduced rate membership (annual income below £30,000), please make this known on your paypal confirmation form in the additional information box. Please note that anyone selecting the member option who is not currently a member will be expected to pay full membership before booking is confirmed.
PLEASE CONTACT US TO PURCHASE ANY HALF DAY ATTENDANCE
Option 3 - attend Friday only
Option 2 - attend all days (select one)
Option 1 - attend whole conference
Option 1 – Attend the whole conference as a resident  Enjoy access to all conference sessions on Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday – with excellent opportunities for networking outside the formal sessions. Attendance at Thursday night conference meal is included in this option. Residential  Member £495 Non-Member £595
Option 2 – Attend the whole conference as a day delegate Enjoy access to all conference sessions on Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday – with excellent opportunities for networking. Lunch on Friday and Saturday is included in the price. NonResidential  Member £275 Non-Member £325
Option 3 – Friday 22nd April, 9.00am – 5.30pm 40 years - Where has it left us and where are we going? In-depth reflections from eminent individuals on how current alcohol policy, research and treatment worlds reflect the past and what they might suggest about the future. NonResidential Member £165 Non-Member £215
NDSAG Annual conference 2016  As a guide prior to confirmation of our 2017 prices, below is information from our 40th Annual Conference which took place from Thursday 21st to Sunday 24th April 2016, at the Midland Hotel, Bradford, UK. This 4 day residential conference was available for an incredible £495.00 (members rate) “Not all alcohol problems are dose related” (Ron McKechnie, late New Directions member) Please email us to be kept informed about these events. The following documents and prices are for our 2016 event. Conference programme (times & titles) PDF Conference flier (speakers & overview) PDF Conference booking form PDF Conference booking form DOC
NDSAG is not able to give help and advice to individuals about drink problems. If you require help of this nature Alcohol Concern has a list of agencies in your area that can help. Click to contact New Directions in the Study of Alcohol Group (Registered Charity No: 281398)
Our 41st Annual Conference will last over four days, but includes distinct one-day symposiums covering current research and practice in the field of alcohol interventions. Alcohol Research, Treatment & Policy Conference NEW DIRECTIONS in the STUDY of ALCOHOL GROUP Wednesday 10th May to Saturday 13th May 2017 The Royal Hotel, Weston-Super-Mare, BS23 1JP, Somerset, UK.  In 2016 this extended residential conference cost the incredible price of only £495 and we will seek to keep next year’s prices of full attendance at the rate often cited for a one day seminar. Please contact us to be notified when prices are announced. Wed 10th May: “Welcome to The West Country and New Directions” Setting the scene for the conference with critical reflections on specific preoccupations. Thu 11th May: In-depth reflections from eminent individuals on current alcohol policy, research and treatment. Fri 12th May: “Future Directions - New Voices” A space for new researchers and those who have not presented at New Directions before. Sat 13th May: “Where next?” Asking critical questions for future policy, research and treatment considerations.
2017 Conference. Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, England
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Conference Venue The Royal Hotel, Weston- Super-Mare, BS23 1JP, Somerset, England Hotel website Hotel contacts & directions Reviews/Information
2017 Conference information Across 4 days, and with non-residential options. See booking page for details of packages. Conference flier (speakers & overview) PDF Conference booking form PDF Conference booking form DOC Conference Programme LATEST including guest speakers
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Confirmed speakers include: Bruce Alexander (Simon Fraser University, Canada) Keith Humphreys (Stanford University, USA) Nick Heather (Northumbria University) Richard Velleman (University of Bath) David Best (Sheffield Hallam University & Monash University, Australia) Sarah Galvani (Manchester Metropolitan University) Lorna Templeton (University of Bath) Gillian Tober (Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust) Robin Davidson (Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Belfast) Antony Moss (London South Bank University)
To register an expression of interest* or to book your place via invoice or offline payment, please contact Andy Perkins on (01382 224846) or  andyperkins@f8c.co.uk .
  Conference prices and booking forms
Half day attendance (see conference programme) 21st April, 12.45pm – 5.30pm  – ‘Welcome to Bradford & New Directions’ 22nd April, 9.00am – 12.45pm – ‘40 years – where has it left us’ 22nd April, 1.30pm – 5.30pm   – ’40 years – where are we going’ 23rd April, 9.00am – 12.45pm  – ‘New Voices’ 24th April, 9.00am – 12.45pm  – ‘Further New Directions?’ Each session: Member £90 Non-Member £130
PLEASE CONTACT US TO PURCHASE ANY HALF DAY ATTENDANCE
Option 3 - attend Friday only
Option 2 - attend all days (select one)
Option 1 - attend whole conference
Option 1 – Attend the whole conference as a resident  Enjoy access to all conference sessions on Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday – with excellent opportunities for networking outside the formal sessions. Attendance at Thursday night conference meal is included in this option. Residential  Member £495 Non-Member £595
Option 2 – Attend the whole conference as a day delegate Enjoy access to all conference sessions on Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday – with excellent opportunities for networking. Lunch on Friday and Saturday is included in the price. NonResidential  Member £275 Non-Member £325
Option 3 – Friday 22nd April, 9.00am – 5.30pm 40 years - Where has it left us and where are we going? In-depth reflections from eminent individuals on how current alcohol policy, research and treatment worlds reflect the past and what they might suggest about the future. NonResidential Member £165 Non-Member £215
NDSAG   annual   conferences   are   supported   by   a   grant   from Alcohol   Research   UK    (formerly   the   Alcohol   Education   & Research   Council,   AERC)   and   each   year   includes   a   one day Alcohol Research UK symposium.