1st Asia Regional Meeting of ISSDP

The 1st Asia Regional Meeting of the International Society for the Study of Drug Policy  will be held at the University of Hong Kong from 14 -15 October 2019. 

The theme of the 2019 meeting is “Drug Policy in Asia: Rights, Wrongs and Emerging Trends”. This meeting in Hong Kong aims to provide a multi-disciplinary platform for participants to assess the gap between rights and practice implementation of drug policies in Asia.

The program will include a range of plenary sessions and presentations shaped around the central theme. The event is open to regional frontline practitioners and academic researchers who would like to gain or share their experience and knowledge in drug policy research and practice in Asia. 

We look forward to seeing you in Hong Kong.


Meet our 2019 keynote speakers

  • Professor Cheung Yuet Wah, Hong Kong Shue Yan University
  • The Honourable Datuk Liew Vui Keong, Minister in the Prime Minister's Department (Law and Parliamentary Affairs), Malaysia
  • Professor Alex Stevens, University of Kent


The International Society for the Study of Drug Policy (ISSDP) is a society of scholars committed to advancing drug policy research. The ISSDP’s objectives are to: be a forum for high quality drug policy analysis; develop relations among drug policy analysts and thus strengthen the field; develop the scientific base for policy decisions; and improve the interface between researchers and policy makers.

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