The WISAM 2018 Annual Conference will return to The Pyle Center in Madison, September 27-29. Professionals across disciplines are welcome, including Physicians, PAs, APNPs, RNs, Pharmacists, Psychologists, Social Workers, Mental Health and Substance Abuse Counselors, Recovery Coaches, Law Enforcement, Public Health and other professionals interested in the field of addiction.
Early Bird Rates are valid through July 31, 2018. Register today!
Schedule of Events
subject to change
Thursday, September 27
8:30-8:45 am - Welcoming Remarks
8:45-9:45 am - Trauma Informed Care in the Treatment of Substance Use Disorders
10:15-11:45 am - Workshops
- Veterans and Addiction
- Withdrawal Management for Alcohol and other Substance Use Disorders
- Marijuana and the Regulatory Status of Cannabidiol
- Treatment of Opioid Use
12:30-1:00 pm - Love Wisconsin: The Role of Storytelling in Reducing Stigma
1:30-2:30 pm - Emerging Pharmacotherapies and Associated Genetics for Alcohol Use Disorders
2:30-3:30 pm - Mental Health and Addiction: Clinical Pearls
3:45-5:15 pm - Workshops (repeated from morning)
5:15-6:30 pm – Reception
Friday, September 28
8:30-9:45 am - A Message of Addiction, Treatment and Recovery
10:00-11:30 am – Workshops
- The Role of Recovery Networks in Maintaining Long-Term Remission
- Opioid Treatment Programs/Daily Dosing Clinics
- Pain Management Approaches for Individuals with Substance Use Disorders
- Fourth Trimester: The First Year After Delivery for Women with Substance Use Disorders
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Lunch & Annual Business Meeting
1:00-2:30 pm – Workshops (repeated from morning)
2:45-3:30 pm -Therapeutic Potential of Psychedelics in Substance Use Disorders and Mental Health
3:30-4:15 pm - Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems
Special Saturday Programming: Plans are being made to offer two Buprenorphine courses (basic and advanced) as well as a Naltrexone workshop on Saturday, September 29th. Additional information and registration will be available soon.
Lodging: Rooms are available on a first come, first served basis at The Lowell Center, 610 Langdon St, Madison, WI 53703 (adjacent to The Pyle Center). A discounted rate of $115/standard or $124/deluxe is offered in the WISAM room block if booked prior to August 29, 2018. Book online (case sensitive) at: http://bit.ly/wisam26sep or call the Lowell Center at 608-256-2621 and mention group code: WISAM.
Vendors: Please join us for an opportunity to meet and interact with healthcare and other professionals interested in the field of addiction. Learn more and register to exhibit here.