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The NIDA International Forum fosters international cooperative research and the exchange of scientific information by substance use researchers and highlights the range and quality of substance use and addiction research conducted around the world. This unique scientific meeting allows participants to network with talented colleagues, learn about substance use research and policy issues in other countries, and discuss NIDA-supported fellowships and other programs that can support international collaborations. There is no fee to attend the NIDA International Forum.


June 9

Plenary Session (8:00 am – 11:40 am)

June 9, 2022 08:00 am

Welcome and NIDA Update

June 9, 2022 08:30 am

University Addiction Education Programs in the Age of COVID

June 9, 2022 09:30 am

UNODC Informal Scientific Network

June 9, 2022 10:00 am


June 9, 2022 10:10 am

Harm Reduction Research and Policy

June 10

Plenary Session (8:00 am – 11:45 am)

June 10, 2022 08:00 am


June 10, 2022 08:05 am

Lack of Integrity and Transparency in Drug Treatment Services: Adverse Effects on Treatment Outcomes and Infringement of Human Rights

June 10, 2022 09:05 am

Developing Alternatives to Conviction or Punishment

June 10, 2022 10:05 am


June 10, 2022 10:15 am

Drug Use in the Americas

June 10, 2022 10:45 am

Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) Session

June 9 - June 15

International Research Posters

Learn about research conducted outside of the United States at this NIDA International Forum poster session.

All times noted are Eastern Time.

Frequently Asked Questions

No. You do not need to download or install any software to participate. You only need to have access to the internet.
Your login details will be emailed to you ahead of the event. You can use these details to access the online event.
The event will remain open 24/7 for 6 months. Therefore, you can attend whenever it’s convenient for you during this period of time. We understand your schedule may not allow you to attend all of the live sessions of the event.
This is an online event. You do not have to travel to any specific location. You can participate anywhere that you have internet access. The event is accessible from desktop, mobile, and tablet devices.
  • Watch live online presentations from global substance use and addiction research professionals.
  • Download valuable educational materials to access later.
Yes. Like any physical event where takeaway materials are available, participants can collect materials to have available later.
Yes! Please invite your friends and colleagues to join the event with you!