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2nd WEPHREN Anniversary Webinar, 12th July 2019, London, UK.

WEPHREN celebrates its second anniverary and will host the Alex Gatherer Lecture on engagement with people in prison to inform research and service delivery. This will be be a webinar scheduled for 15.15-17.00 BST on Friday 12th July. If you are in London and would like to attend in person or register for this free webinar, please contact wephren@phe.gov.uk. More details here.



5th International Conference on Law Enforcement and Public Health, 21st-23rd October 2019, Edinburgh, Scotland.  

LEPH2019 is a biennial conference exploring the complex and diverse intersections of law enforcement and public health, involving practitioners, policy makers and researchers from these and other related sectors. 

There is currently a call for abstracts and session proposals open (deadline 29th March 2019) here


2nd European Conference on Prison Health: Health Without Barriers, 21st-22nd October 2019, Lisbon, Portugal. 

The second European Conference on Health Care in Prison aims to combine daily practice with scientific theory and evidence. 

There is currently a call for abstracts open (until 1st May 2019). For further information and insights into previous conferences, please visit the website: www.healthwithoutbarriers.org 


Lisbon Addictions Conference, 23rd-25th October 2019, Lisbon, Portugal.

Lisbon Addictions 2019, the third European Conference on Addictive Behaviours and Dependencies, is a multidisciplinary conference that provides a forum for networking across the addictions.

There is currently a call for abstracts (deadline 31st January) and if you know young students who are willing to attend, they can also try to apply for funds through FUTURZE (http://lx-futurize.eu/) to attend the conference.


ICPA Buenos Aires 2019, 27th October - 1st November, Buenos Aires, Argentina 

The International Corrections and Prisons Association (ICPA) Programme Committee invites individuals, agencies and organisations interested in presenting papers at the Association's 2019 Annual Conference to submit proposals for consideration. The theme for our 21st Annual Conference is "Strengthening our Correctional Cornerstones: Rights, Dignity, Safety and Support".

The conference will be hosted by the Federal Prison Service of Argentina from 27 October - 1 November 2019 at the Hotel Panamericano Buenos Aires. With attendees from over 70 countries, the ICPA Conference is the foremost annual international gathering for prison correction professionals to learn from each other.

Call for papers - open until 30th April 2019 

Conference registration opening in April 2019.