Alberta Harm Reduction Conference

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13th Annual Harm Reduction Conference – Policy, Practice and Research – Creating Positive Change

June 2 & 3, 2015, at the Coast Edmonton Plaza Hotel

The conference is co-hosted by AAWEAR and Streetworks, and organized by the Harm Reduction agencies throughout Alberta. The plenary speakers include Dr. Carl Hart (Columbia University), Donald MacPherson (Canadian Drug Policy Coalition), and Dr. Ken Tupper (UBC).

The call for abstracts, and applications for scholarships, are now open and must be submitted by Feb. 9.

Pregnancy/Substance Use satellite session:

There will be a one day satellite session on June 1, hosted by the HER Pregnancy team (Streetworks, Edmonton), that addresses issues of pregnancy, substance use, policy and practice. If you are attending the conference, the cost is $50.00 and can be done at the time of conference registration. If someone is not attending the conference, but still would like to take in the pregnancy session, the registration is $100.00 and can be done at

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