DISCLAIMER

The views expressed by sponsors, exhibitors, advertisers or attendees are not necessarily the views of the Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol & other Drugs (APSAD), and the Society does not accept responsibility for any information, research, recommendation or advice contained herein.

The views expressed by keynotes, oral presenters, poster presenters and speakers are not necessarily the views of APSAD, and the Society does not accept responsibility for any information, research, recommendation or advice contained herein.

GREEN POLICY

APSAD along with ASHM Conference and Events Division implements a waste reduction policy that addresses:

  • Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. This is done before, during and after each conference.
  • APSAD along with ASHM Conference & Events Division reduces the number of printed materials by using electronic communication means wherever possible, including the website, email, online registration and abstract submission.
  • APSAD along with ASHM Conference & Events Division monitors final delegate numbers for an accurate forecast of catering requirements in order to avoid waste.
  • APSAD along with ASHM Conference & Events Division aims to research and prioritise purchasing items and equipment that support the use of recycled materials or can be recycled after use.
  • APSAD along with ASHM Conference & Events Division will aim to ensure that recycling bins are available onsite at all events.
  • APSAD along with ASHM Conference & Events Division will endeavour to minimise travel through the use of teleconferences instead of face-to-face meetings and holding meetings only when necessary.

APSAD along with ASHM Conference & Events Division encourages all conference stakeholders to consider the environment by suggesting the following: reduction in printing requirements; recycling conference materials; and reusing conference merchandise