6th Annual UKIAFT AGM Meeting

Manchester 18th-19th August 2016

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Thursday, August 18th, 2016

09:00 - 09:30 Registration & Coffee with exhibitors
09:30 - 11:30 Annual General Meeting
11:30 - 11:45 Coffee Break
11:45 - 12:45 Drug Driving: A UK update
Duncan Harding
12:45 – 13:15 The impact of reducing the legal alcohol limit for driving on Driver fatalities in Scotland
Kirsty Watson
13:15 – 14:00 Lunch with exhibitors
14:00 – 15:00 The EU Early Warning System (EWS) and the role of toxicovigilance.
Rachel Christie
15:00 – 15:30 Getting Published in Science
Hilary Hamnett
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee with exhibitors
16:00 – 17:00 MDMA (3,4-methylendioxymethamphetaime) or ‘Ecstasy’: a review of its damaging psychobiological effects
Andy Parrott
17:00 – 17:30 Analytically confirmed exposure to novel psychoactive substances in patients presenting to hospital with severe clinical toxicity in Edinburgh. The Identification of Novel PsychoActive substances (IONA) study.
Jane Officer

Friday, August 19th, 2016

08:30 - 09:00 Registration & Coffee with exhibitors
09:00 – 10:00 Insulin Deaths
Philip Lumb
10:00 – 10:45 Primer on ADME of Alcohol with Main Focus on Biological Factors that Influence these Processes (Part 1)
Wayne Jones
11:00 – 11:15 Coffee with exhibitors
11:15 – 12:00 Primer on ADME of Alcohol with Main Focus on Biological Factors that Influence these Processes (Part 2)
Wayne Jones
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch with exhibitors
13:00 – 14:00 The estimation of uncertainty in alcohol calculations
John Searle
14:00 – 15:00 The evidence for acute tolerance to human alcohol intoxication (The Mellanby effect)—a systematic review
Robin Ferner
15:00 – 15:15 Coffee with exhibitors
15:15 – 16:15 Alcohol Uncertainty Discussion
chaired by Mike Scott-Ham
16:15 – 16:30 Presentation of Poster Prize


The venue is: "Manchester Conference Centre"

How to get there: The directions to the venue can be found on the attached PDF.


It is possible to book accommodation via the conference venue website in the attached pendulum hotel.

There is also an IBIS hotel that is close and also various other hotels in Manchester.

There are a limited number of student hall of residence rooms @ £36 a night (inc. B&B) that can be booked via ukiaft2016@gmail.com


The registration cost will be: £150 (Normal Rate), £90 (Student Rate)

The registration fee includes admission to all lectures, the manufacturer's exhibition, posters, light refreshments (morning coffee, buffet sandwich lunch, afternoon tea) and the conference dinner at the Etihad stadium (Mancunian Suite) and Ceilidh (www.triplescotch.com) on Thursday 18th August.

Delegates wishing to bring a partner to the Dinner and Ceilidh may book a ticket for £50 by arrangement in advance with the organizing committee (ukiaft2016@gmail.com).

Booking can be made via: www.store.hud.ac.uk

For any other queries the conference organising committee can be contacted via ukiaft2016@gmail.com