2012 Conference at a Glance

Saturday, April 21, 2012
8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Registration Open
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. The Certified Medication Assisted Treatment Advocate (CMA) Training Course
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Pack Up & Quit: A Tobacco Cessation Program for Opioid Treatment Programs
1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Integrating Hepatitis Therapy in the Nation’s OTPs
1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Understanding and Expanding Access to Medication Assisted Treatment in Drug Courts
1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Buprenorphine Treatment for Young Adults
5:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m. AATOD Open Board Meeting

Sunday, April 22, 2012
7:30 a.m.–7:30 p.m. Registration Open
8:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Presentations by the World Federation for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence (WFTOD)
8:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Opioid Maintenance Pharmacotherapy: A Course for Clinicians
8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Countering Opioid Stigma: Communicating Messages to Influence Public Perception (max. 40 participants)
8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Buprenorphine and Methadone Training for Nurses
8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. State Opioid Treatment Authorities’ Meeting (Closed Session for State and Federal Officials)
9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Opioid Treatment Program Accreditation—Town Hall Meeting
9:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Wrap-Up Session for NIATx OTP Project (INVITATION ONLY)
9:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Integrating Medication Assisted Treatment of Opioid Dependence with Primary Care Services
1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Risk Management Strategies for 2012 and Beyond
1:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Enhancing OTP Counselor Education on Hepatitis
2:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Exhibits
5:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m. Welcome Reception
7:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. Methadone Anonymous Meeting (Open)

Monday, April 23, 2012
7:30 a.m.–7:00 p.m. Registration Open
7:30 a.m.–8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
7:30 a.m.–9:30 a.m. Exhibits
7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Posters in Exhibit Hall (Exhibit Hall closed 9:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m.)
8:45 a.m.–10:15 a.m. Opening Plenary Session—Challenges and Opportunities for the Field of Addiction Treatment
10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Workshop Sessions
11:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Exhibits
12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
1:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m. Workshop Sessions / Hot Topic Roundtables
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Exhibitor Networking Break in Exhibit Hall
4:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m. Workshop Sessions
6:30 p.m.–8:00 p.m. Digital Access to Medication (D-ATM) Town Hall: Using Technology in Opioid Treatment to Prepare for Disasters & Prevent Service Discontinuity
7:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m. Methadone Anonymous Meeting (Open)

Tuesday, April 24, 2012
7:30 a.m.–9:00 p.m. Registration Open
7:30 a.m.–8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
7:30 a.m.–8:45 a.m. Poster Author Session
7:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Exhibits
7:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Posters in Exhibit Hall
8:45 a.m.–10:15 a.m. Middle Plenary Session—Recovery Oriented Methadone Maintenance: Recovery for Patients, Families and Communities
10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Workshop Sessions
12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
1:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m. Workshop Sessions
7:00 p.m.–9:30 p.m. Awards Banquet
9:30 p.m.–10:30 p.m. Methadone Anonymous Meeting (Open)

Wednesday, April 25, 2012
7:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. Registration Open
7:00 a.m.–8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m. Workshop Sessions
9:45 a.m.–11:15 a.m. Workshop Sessions
11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m. Closing Plenary Session—Health Care Reform and Substance Abuse Treatment
1:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m. Clinic Tours (Sign-Up at Hospitality Table)

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