CCSA’s Issues of Substance Conference

CCSA’s Issues of Substance returns to an in-person event in Vancouver

The Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction is happy to announce that our Issues of Substance conference will return in 2023 as an in-person event during CCSA’s 35th anniversary. 

Join us on the West Coast at the Vancouver Convention Centre from Nov. 20 to 22, 2023. 

Our Issues of Substance conference brings together diverse partners to share experiences with substance use, new research, best practices, emerging trends and issues, treatment and prevention initiatives, and other innovations in the field that affect the health and safety of people living in Canada.

Our national conference is of interest to:

  • Addiction workers
  • Healthcare professionals
  • Researchers
  • Policy makers
  • Knowledge brokers
  • People with lived or living experience with substance use or substance use disorder 


Registration for the conference opens in April 2023. Find more details about registration, including fees and deadlines, on the registration page.

Stay Informed!

Remember to keep up to date on the latest news about the conference by following the official social media accounts of CCSA.

If you would like to receive emails for CCSA’s next conference, please sign up on the CCSA website and select “Issues of Substance 2023” from the list of subscription choices.

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