CCSA’s Issues of Substance Conference


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CCSA’s Issues of Substance 2019 conference 2019 is officially SOLD OUT!

A big thank you to the 600+ individuals who have registered to attend the event in Ottawa this November. This year is now officially the largest Issues of Substance conference in over a decade.

Individuals who would like to join the waiting list should complete the contact us form and put “waiting list” in the “Describe the information you are looking for” field. The waiting list will work on a first come, first serve basis if any additional last minute tickets become available. Thank you.  

Registration Fees

Early Bird

Registered and paid by Wednesday September 25, 2019

  • Early Bird Registration: $795
  • Early Bird Student Registration: $300


Registered and paid after Wednesday September 25, 2019

  • General Registration: $895
  • General Student Registration: $400​


To qualify for the student rate, students must provide proof of full-time registration as an undergraduate, Masters or doctoral student at a Canadian post-secondary institution in a program related to substance use, addiction or gambling. Please email a letter from your dean indicating your student status to

Conference Presenter Registration

Please note that oral, workshop and poster presenters are required to pay registration fees and must do so by Friday, May 17, to secure their spot on the program.

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