Turin 2015

Programme

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

19.00
Welcome Reception
"Lingotto Congress Hotel"

Thursday, May 4th, 2017

08:00 – 16:00
Registration
09:00 – 09:15
Official Welcome Address
Alberto Salomone, EWDTS President

Session One: "Challenges facing Europe"

Chairperson: Wim Schielen, Michael Michalakis

09:15 - 9:45
An overview of the issues facing Europe
Liesbeth Vandam
09:45 - 10:10
Interpol overview
Maurizio Brutti
10:10 - 10:30
Cannabinoid Receptor Antagonists (SCRA) use in UK prisons
Caroline Bonds, UK
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee Break - Sponsors Exhibition
11:00 - 11:20
Over the hill UK Ministry of Defence
Christopher Davies, UK
11:20 - 11:40
Drug testing in Italy : Nine years of experience viewed from the Occupational health physicians perspective.
Dr. Gianluca Rosso, Italy
11:40 - 12:00
Collection/testing in Finland, Sweden and Norway
Markus Timosaari, Finland
12:00 - 12:20
New psychoactive drugs "keeping one step ahead"
Simon Hudson, UK
12:20 - 14:00
Lunch break - Sponsors exhibition

Session Two: "New Developments in the testing Field"

Chairperson: James Nutt

14:00 - 14:20
Electronic Chain of custody electronic documentation
Coleen Volksdorf, USA
14:20 - 14:40
Intelligent fingerprinting
Paul Yates, UK

Session Three: “Planes, Trains, and Automobiles”

Chairperson: Fatima Pereira Da Silva, Gary McCutcheon

14:40 - 15:00
Aviation Industry
Aik Weinhold, Eurowings
15:00 – 15:20
Rail FS Group Italy approach to drugs and alcohol
Dr. Gennaro Palma, Italy
15:20 - 15:40
Rail UK approach to Drug and Alcohol Testing
Mike Stallard, UK
15:40- 16.00
Coffee break - Sponsors exhibition
16:00 - 16:20
Driving under the influence of drugs, alcohol and medicines: the lessons of the DRUID project
Alain Verstraete, Belgium
16:20 - 16:40
Fitness to drive situation in Belgium
Anneleen Poll, Belgium
19:00
Conference dinner
Circolo Esperia

Friday, May 5th, 2017

09:00 - 09:15
Young Scientist Award
sponsored by LGC

Session Four: "Myths and Truths of Drug Testing"

Chairperson: Thomas Keller, Per Björklov

09:15 – 09:35
Marijuana
Dan Demers, Canada
09:35 – 09:55
Poppy Seeds
Dr Michelle Carlin, UK
10:00 – 10:20
Testing for prohibited substances in sport. Progress in anti-doping strategies
Francesco Botrè, Italy
10:20 - 10:40
"Catch me if you can"- View from a recovering addict
Mark Collier, UK
10:40- 11.00
Coffee break
11:00 - 11:20
San Patrignano. Stories of those who changed their lives: from being a risk to society to become an added value.
Monica Barzanti, Italy
11:20 - 11:40
Strange tales from a Medical review officer
Bruce Demers, Canada
11:40 - 12:00
Occupational exposure of police officers to illicit drugs - comparing exposure to the outcomes of hair and urine testing
Julia Howitt, Australia
12:00 - 12:20
Drugs of abuse and alcohol biomarkers in hair: interpretation issues and possible role in WDT
Donata Favretto, Italy
12:20 – 14.00
Lunch Break - Sponsors Exhibition

Session Five: "Guidelines & Human Factors"

Chairperson: Nadia Fucci, Michaela Brcak

14:00 - 14:20
POCT’s EWDTS Project
Wim Schielen, The Netherlands
14:20 - 14:40
The USA experience
Sherri Vogler, USA
14:40 - 15:00
Workplace drug testing as a contribution for sustainability
Dr. Jose Restolho, Portugal
15:00 - 15:20
EWDTS Project Training for Chain of Custody collectors
Michael Michalakis, UK
15:20
Farewell drinks at NH “Lingotto” Hotel