This international conference is a key event for all those interested in harm reduction around the world. The 2013 conference will include high profile Keynote speeches, Plenary Sessions, Major Sessions, Concurrent Sessions, Workshops, a Film Festival, a Poster Exhibition, Exhibition areas, a Dialogue Space, a dedicated track of events in the Russian language only and social and networking events. The main language of the conference will be English but simultaneous translation will be provided in Russian in all plenary and major rooms.
The theme of the Conference 2013 is 'The Value/s of harm reduction'. The theme calls on the urgent need to provide sufficient political and financial support to address the HIV epidemic driven by injecting drug use in many parts of the world, as well as the ethical basis of the harm reduction philosophy.
The 9th International Drugs and Harm Reduction Film Festival will run from 9th-12th June 2013 as a parallel stream in the Conference program. For more information about the Film Festival, please visit: http://www.burnet.edu.au/projects/131_drugs_and_harm_reduction_film_fes…