Pre-conference workshops will all take place on Tuesday November 17th, 1:00 – 4:30pm

Workshop 1:

Intervention, Risks, and Harms of NPS

Chaired by Prof Martinotti

Section 1: Epidemiology of NPS –Prof dr Giovanni Martinotti

Section 2:  Policy, scheduling and economics of NPS – Dr Andres Roman-Urrestarazu

Section 3: NPS, behavior and the mind: controlled and naturalistic studies with NPS – Prof dr Jan Ramaekers

Workshop 2:

Clinical management of NPS Intoxication and Addiction

Chaired by Dr. Antonio Metastasio

Section 1: NPS: a New Challenge for Health Professionals: Prof Schifano, Dr. Metastasio

Section 2:  Clinical management of NPS in different settings (clinical cases): Prof Bowden-Jones, Dr. Metastasio

Section 3: Emergencies cases, hospitalization and fatalities –  Andrew Stolbach, MD, MPH

Section 4: NPS and guidelines – Prof Owen Bowden-Jones

Workshop 3:

Identification, Characterization and Analysis of NPS

Chaired by Donna Papsun

Section 1: The Use of Combined Seized Drug and Toxicology Workflows for Rapid Identification of Emerging Substances in Response to Public Health Threats – Alex Krotulski, PhD

Section 2:  Synthesis, Development, and Naming of NPS Reference Materials –  Donna Iula, PhD

Section 3:  Implementing Responsive Analytical Workflows for NPS in a Toxicology Laboratory, Donna Papsun, MS, D-ABFT-FT

Section 4: Combined Analytical and Pharmacological Assessment of NPS – Peter Blanckaert, PhD