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“Changing Practice, Changing Policy” BC Substance Use Conference 2020

4 June 2020 @ 8 h 00 min - 6 June 2020 @ 17 h 00 min


Target audience: health care providers, researchers, people with lived and living experience, families impacted by substance use, policymakers, health authority partners, and community advocates

Register to attend the conference: https://events.eply.com/BCCSU2020



Are you interested in submitting an abstract? We are now accepting abstracts for the BC Substance Use Conference!

Deadline to submit: Feb 28 (Fri) | 0800 AM PST

Submit your abstract here: http://bit.ly/BCCSU2020abstract

Notices to be sent by early April. Note: please ensure that you read the conditions before submitting an abstract.


Invited Keynotes:

o   Leo Beletsky. Professor of Law and Health Sciences and Faculty Director, Health in Justice Action Lab, Northwestern University School of Law, Boston.

o   Eric Costen. Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, Controlled Substances and Cannabis Branch, Health Canada.

o   Terry Lake.  Former Minister of Health of British Columbia.

o   Jane Philpott. MD, former Member of Parliament. She served in numerous cabinet positions from 2015 to 2019, including Minister of Health, Minister of Indigenous Services, President of the Treasury Board and Minister of Digital Government.


4 June 2020 @ 8 h 00 min
6 June 2020 @ 17 h 00 min


BC Centre on Substance Use


JW Marriott Parq Vancouver Hotel
39 Smithe St
Vancouver,C.-B.V6B 0R3Canada
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