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New Frontiers in Addiction Conference

November 16 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

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One event on November 16, 2021 at 8:30 am

$125 – $300

This conference features new research, treatment protocols, and prevention tools addressing Kratom, cannabis, and vaping.

Guest speakers to include Dr. Susan Weiss from the National Institutes of Health, Dr. Merrill Norton from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, and speakers from SAMHSA, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, and other agencies.

Guest rooms are available the special group rate of $128.00 per night until November 5! To book online follow this link https://www.marriott.com/events/start.mi?id=1634049370152&key=GRP or call 615-261-6100

 

 

 

Agenda

Monday, November 15

7:30 am Registration

9 am Welcome

9:15 Keynote: Cannabis Research and Evidence-Based Practice

Dr. Weiss, NIH

10:15 Break

10:30 Panel Discussion, moderated by Dr. Merrill Norton

Dr. Weiss, NIH

Dr. Jack Henningfield, Pinney Associates

Dr. Kirsten Smith, NIH/NIDA

Dr. Wes Geminn, TDMHSAS

12:00 pm Break

12:15 Lunch and Keynote

Dr. Scott Gagnon, AdCare – Education Institute of Maine

1:15 Break

1:30-3:00 Breakout Sessions

PREVENTION

Vaping (Latisha Garret, Liz Johnson, DOH)

MEDICAL SCIENCE

Kratom Research (Dr. Kristen Smith)

TREATMENT

Treatment of Cannabis Use (Dr. Merrill Norton)

3:15-4:45 Breakout Sessions

PREVENTION

Prevention Marketing (TBD)

MEDICAL SCIENCE

CBD or Not? (Dr. Merrill Norton)

TREATMENT

Accudetox (Judy Gibson, LAC)

 

Tuesday, November 16

8:30 am Keynote- Policy, Prevention and Regulations

Lowell Schiller, FDA Office of Policy

10:00 Break

10:15 Legislative Policy Panel, moderated by Mary Linden Salter

Rep. Darren Jernigan

Rep. Bryan Terry

David Hairston, Safe Access TN

Melanie Vicker, RN, Kratom advocate

11:15 Break

11:30 Lunch and Keynote

Tommy Farmer, Tennessee Bureau of Investigation

12:30 pm Break

12:45 Panel Discussion: Lessons Learned; Cannabis Legalization Issues,

moderated by Mary Linden Salter

Brent McGinty, Missouri Behavioral Health Council

Doyle Forrestal, Colorado Behavioral Health Council

2:30 Conference Adjourns

2:45-4:00 TNPAC Meeting lead by Tony Jackson, TDMHSAS

Details

Date:
November 16
Time:
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
$125 – $300

Other

Venue Name
Franklin Marriott Cool Springs
Street Address
700 Cool Springs Boulevard
City
Franklin
State
TN
ZIP
37067
Event Organizer
TAADAS
County
Williamson
Event Link
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/new-frontiers-in-addiction-conference-tickets-175798145987?aff=ebdssbdestsearch