20. - 21. 5. 2016 - Izola, Slovenia

THE CONFERENCE PROGRAM (download pdf here)

Friday, 20th May

   

8:30 – 9:30

Arrival and registration

   

9:30 – 10:00

OMEGA

   

Opening ceremony (Prof. dr. Gorazd Drevenšek ; assoc. prof. dr. Boris Kavur, vice rector, University of Primorska; Dr. Ada Hočevar Grom, National Institute of Public Health)

   

10:00 – 11:00

Keynote speaker: Prof. David Nutt, Imperial College London, Short lecture on Skype: Can psychedelics again be used to treat addiction?

   

11:05 – 11:20

Coffee break

   
 

OMEGA

SIGMA

   

Theme

Epidemiologic data on illicit drug abuse

(Chair: Milan Krek and Urška Stepanek)

Neurobiological aspects of illicit drug abuse

(Chair: Gorazd Drevenšek and Zala Pražnikar Jenko)

 

   

11:20 – 11:50

João Matias, EMCDDA, Lisbon: Epidemiology of drug use: the European perspective.

Maurizio Meloni, The University of Sheffield, UK: Understanding the Social Policy Implications of Epigenetics: Potential and Risks.

   

11:55 – 12:05

Milan Krek, National Institute of Public Health: Epidemiološki podatki za Slovenijo.

Gorazd Drevenšek, FAMNIT, University of Primorska : Epigenetic basis of addiction and drug use disorder.

   

12:10 – 12:20

Marina Sučić Vuković: National Institute of Public Health: The use of drugs among adolescents in the Coastal Karst region and Slovenia.

 

Tina Jenuš, Center for proteomics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Rijeka: Genotyping serotonin transporter polymorphism 5-HTTLPR among drug addicts and controls in Croatia and Slovenia.

   

12:25 – 12:35

Simona Šabić, Association DrogArt Ljubljana: Research about use of new psychoactive substances (NPS) among young people in Slovenia.

Dolores Peruč, Teaching Institute for Public Health of Primorsko-goranska County: Serum levels of Substance P among drug users and controls.

   

12:40– 12:55

Mirna Macur, National Institut of Public Health: Behavioral addictions.

Zala Pražnikar Jenko, Ana Petelin, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Primorska: Brain-derived neurotrophic factor- serum levels and BDNF Val66Met polymorphism in heroin addicts. Neuropeptide Y serum levels in heroin users.

   

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch /Press conference

   
 

OMEGA

SIGMA

   

Theme

Comprehensive approach to illicit drug abuse

(Chair: Ines Kvaternik and Luka Mrak)

 

Neurobiological aspects, innovative diagnostics and monitoring of illicit drug abuse

(Chair: Gorazd Drevenšek and Maša Černelič Bizjak)

 

   

14:00 – 14:30

Željko Petković, The Office for Combating Drugs Abuse of the Croatian Government: Trends and policies of combating drug abuse in the Republic of Croatia.

 

Paolo Manganotti: ASUITs, Trieste: Methods of brain stimulation to study and treat the addiction.

 

Zala Pražnikar Jenko, Ana Petelin (UP FVZ), Tina Jenuš (Center for proteomics, MEDRI):

Hands-on trainining: 5-HTTLPR and BDNF genotyping

 

 

14:35 – 14:50

Ines Kvaternik, National Institut of Public Health: Harm Reduction - Effective response to the needs of active drug users and society.

Milena Trandafilović & Ljiljana Vasović, Faculty of Medicine, University of Niš: Arterial variations on the base of the brain in heroin addicts.

 

14:55 – 15:10

Luka Mrak, Šent - Slovenian Association for Mental Health: Harm reduction programs among drug users in North Primorska Region.

Darko Roviš, Teaching Institute for Public Health of Primorsko-goranska County: IPA CLOUD pilot study: Interactions of the genetic and epigenetic profiles, neuromodulators and psychosocial conditions and outcomes.

 

15:15 – 15:30

Borut Bah, Association for harm reduction Stigma: Concept of a Drug Consumption Room in Slovenia - How to Begin.

Paula Žurga, Igor Dubrović, Teaching Institute for Public Health of Primorsko goranska County: Innovative methods for monitoring substance abuse by analyzing drug metabolites in communal waste waters.

 

15:35 – 15:50

Dušan Nolimal, National Institut of Public Health: Cannabis: The relationship between Science, Politics and prejudice.

Andrea Mataija Redzović , Daina Udovicich Corelli, Teaching Institute for Public Health of Primorsko-goranska County: Parental bonding among substance abusers and control group.

 

 

15:55 – 16:10

Tomaž Koren, Zavod za informacijsko dejavnost in alternativno kulturo: Cannabis social clubs - options in Republic Slovenia for more drug abuse or options for use of cannabis without stigmatization.

Maša Černelič Bizjak, Vesna Jug, FAMNIT, University of Primorska: The role of childhood trauma and parental bonding in drug use disorder. Impulsivity and risk taking.

   

16:15 – 16:30

Discussion

Discussion

   

16:30 – 16:45

Coffee break

   
 

OMEGA

SIGMA

   

Theme

Comprehensive approach to illicit drug abuse

(Chair: Ines Kvaternik and Katarina Babnik)

 

Actions and activities in the field of illicit drug abuse

(Chair: Boštjan Žvanut and Patrik Pucer)

 

   

16:45 – 17:05

Bogdan Polajner, FAMNIT, University of Primorska: Why a comprehensive approach to treating addictions has not yet been realized?

Anja Mihevc, Association DrogArt Ljubljana: Approaches to young people who experiment with drugs.

 

 

   

17:10 – 17:30

Eva Boštjančič, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana: Reintegration of drug users into working environments.

 

Ildiko Tombor, University College London: What role can digital interventions play in drug addiction treatment?

 

 

 

 

   

17:35 – 17:50

 

Darja Kocjančič NGO “Hope” Society: Reintegration Program, designed for former drug users.

   

Boštjan Žvanut, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Primorska: Prototype of an e-content presenting the social reintegration process of illicit drug users.

 

 

   

17:55 – 18:10

 

Roman Koštal, Reintegration Centre Ljubljana: Reintegration centre, Projekt Človek Association: Some good practice models at comprehensive treatment of illicit drug users.

   

Tatjana Zrimec, FAMNIT, University of Primorska: eCare - active involvement of the patients in the chronic disease management process.

   

18:15 – 18:30

Suzana Gladović, Reintegration Centre Kranj: Reintegration centre – centre for social work Kranj. Assessing work and employment capability of rehabilitated addicts.

   

18:35 – 19:00

Poster session / Social networking

   

19:00

Social event / dinner

   

Saturday, 21st May

   
 

Chair: Gorazd Drevenšek and Milan Krek OMEGA

   

09:15 – 09:45

Kim Wolff, King’s College London : Drug abuse and neuroendocrine abnormality: with special reference ecstasy use.

   

09:50 – 10:20

Alcina Ló, General-Directorate for Intervention on Addictive Behaviours and Dependencies, Portugal: Decriminalisation - a preventive and health promotion approach.

   

10:25 – 10:40

Coffee break

   
 

OMEGA

SIGMA

   

Theme

Comprehensive approach to illicit drug abuse

(chair: Milan Krek and Tamara Štemberger Kolnik)

 

EEG/TMS

(Chair: Gorazd Drevenšek and Luigi Galimberti)

   

10:40 – 11:00

Slavko Sakoman, University of Zagreb: Comprehensive approach to the treatment of addiction.

 

AlbertoTerraneo, Studio Medico Gallimberti-Bonci, Padova, Italy: Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation of dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex reduces cocaine use: a pilot study.

   

11:05 – 11:25

Andrej Kastelic, University Psychiatric Hospital, Center for treatment of drug addiction Slovenia: Drug addiction treatment programs in Slovenia.

Luigi Galimberti, Studio Medico Gallimberti-Bonci, Padova, Italy: TMS treatment in cocaine addiction: three years of experience, pros and cons.

   

11:30 – 11:50

Katja Rostohar, National Institut of Public Health: Drug prevention quality standards.

Jure Bon, Laboratory for cognitive neuroscience, University Medical Centre Ljubljana: TMS based treatment of addiction and mood disorders.

   

11:55 – 12:15

Eva Rogina and Sabina Zorec, Association for harm reduction Stigma: Safe house for female drug abusers and victims of violence.

Ruben Perellon Alfonso, Indre Pileckyte, Laboratory for cognitive neuroscience, University Medical Centre Ljubljana: Usability of TMS in neuroimaging research of addiction.

   

12:20 – 12:40

Drago Sukić, Insitute of Pelikan-Caritas: A therapeutic community for the dual diagnosis-model of integrative approaches in the treatment of addiction.

Jurij Dreo, Laboratory for cognitive neuroscience, University Medical Centre Ljubljana: The role of electroencephalography as a neuroscientific method of studying drug addiction.

   

12:45 – 13:00

Discussion

Discussion

   

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch

 

   
 

OMEGA

SIGMA

   

Theme

Exchange of good practices

(Chair: Vesna Grahovac)

 

Professional trainings in the field of monitoring, prevention, treatment and resocialization of illicit drug abusers

(Chair: Martina Drevenšek)

   

14:00 – 14:15

Ljiljana Kordić, Addiction Help NGO VIDA Rijeka: Daily resocialization centre for drug users.

Martina Drevenšek, Department of Orthodontics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana: PhD in Public Health - what do we expect?

TMS-EEG workshop

 

14:20 – 14:35

 

Samo Novakovič, Remi Stefanelli, David Medica, Nikolina Jeretič, Association SVIT Koper: Model of effective social reintegration of illicit drug users.

 

 

 

Discussion

Gordana Šimunković, Department of Social Medicine and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Rijeka: Strengthening institutions and organizations as well as cooperation in the field of prevention, treatment and social reintegration of drug addicts.

 

14:40 – 15:00

 

 

Discussion

 

15:00 – 15:30

 

Closing ceremony (prof. dr. Gorazd Drevenšek, FAMNIT, University of Primorska)

   
   

 

Univerza na Primorskem bo gostila od 20. do 21. maja 2016, v prostorih Kampusa Livade, mednarodno konferenco za vse partnerje projekta IPA-CLOUD, in tudi za vse zainteresirane v problematiko zlorabe prepovedanih drog. V želji izmenjave strokovnih znanj in dobrih praks na področju prepovedanih drog, vabljeni vsi strokovnjaki, raziskovalci in predstavniki nacionalnih in drugih evropskih organizacij k sodelovanju.
 
Glavni cilj IPA-CLOUD projekta je celovit pristop k preventivi in zdravljenju kot tudi socialni reintegraciji uporabnikov prepovedanih drog.  Mednarodna konferenca iz tega naslova tako predstavlja odlično priložnost za izmenjavo znanj in praks s strokovnjaki  s področja preventive in zdravljenja odvisnikov od prepovedanih drog.

 

TEME KONFERENCE
Epidemiološki podatki uporabe prepovedanih drog
Analiza stanja med splošno populacijo doma in v tujini
Analiza stanja med uporabniki prepovedanih drog,  doma in v tujini
 
Diagnostične metode (rezultati)
Analize odpadnih voda
Psihološka diagnostika
Epigenetika
 
Nevrobiološki vidiki uporabe prepovedanih drog
Genetski polimorfizmi
Epigenetski mehanizmi
Biološki označevalci
Neuro-anatomija – neinvazivne tehnike mapiranja aktivnosti možganskih predelov (EEG/TMS)
 
Ukrepi in aktivnosti s področja drog
Ukrepi s področja zmanjševanja škode
Spletne in mobilne aplikacije: i-zdravje
Preprečevanje razvoja odvisnosti od prepovedanih drog
 
Celostna obravnava uporabnikov prepovedanih drog
Multidisciplinarni pristop k obravnavi zasvojenosti in odvisnosti
Programi socialne reintegracije uporabnikov prepovedanih drog
Izmenjava dobrih praks pri delu z uporabniki prepovedanih drog
Programi pomoči za uporabnike prepovedanih drog
 
Strokovno izobraževanje na področju spremljanja, prevencije, zdravljenja  in resocializacije
Študijski programi
Konference
Delavnice