Call for Papers

The deadline for abstract submission was 15 January 2015, and the abstract submission site is now closed.

All accepted abstracts are published in the book_of_abstracts and will be made available to participants at the conference. Please note: all presenters must pay to register for the Conference.


Submission period opened:  15 November, 2014

Submission closed:                15 January, 2015 (NO DEADLINE EXTENSION)


ISSDP is working in partnership with the International Journal of Drug Policy (IJDP), the official journal partner to the 9th annual ISSDP conference. Selected papers presented at the ISSDP conference will be considered for publication as part of guest-edited themed sections in the International Journal of Drug Policy. IJDPis published monthly as of 2015, has an Impact Factor of 2.47, and is ranked in the top five academic journals in substance use.

If you would like your ISSDP abstract considered for IJDP publication, please indicate this at the point of online submission to the ISSDP conference website. The IJDP Editors and Guest Editors will select from the accepted conference abstracts, inviting full paper submissions to the journal with a deadline of June 30 2015.

If you have any questions relating to the call for papers please contact the Institute for Social Drug research (ISD) at