2018 AATOD Conference

March 10 – 14, 2018
New York Marriott Marquis
New York, New York

The conference theme, Advancing & Integrating Specialized Addiction Treatment & Recovery, focuses on realizing the goals of Medication Assisted Treatment in a Comprehensive Hub setting.  AATOD has a history of providing an outstanding conference experience filled with state-of-the-art training and cutting edge information for medication assisted treatment providers, policy makers, peers and advocates.  Our planning committees are working diligently to ensure a fascinating event.

The AATOD Conference is the largest gathering of the opioid treatment community. This conference brings innovative people together in a diverse array of forums and workshops.  Hot Topic Roundtable discussions, inspirational plenary sessions, in-person and virtual tours of programs, and exhibit booths with the latest technologies, science and products that support our work are just a few of the activities that will surely stimulate participant discussion, debate and innovative ideas to take back home to our respective areas of work, our communities, and our treatment programs nationwide.

On behalf of AATOD’s Board, our hosts, and our planning committee, we hope that you will join us for an unforgettable opportunity to interact with some of the leading national and international experts regarding medication-assisted treatment, health care reform, integrating systems of delivery, and our response to an ever-increasing public health crisis.


Conference Objectives:

  • To present the latest evidence relevant to the field and critically evaluate the implications for patients, clinicians, administrators, and policy makers
  • To disseminate evaluation and treatment techniques to better serve patients and providers, improve program development and administration, and enhance patient outcomes
  • To develop strategies to assist healthcare partnerships and collaborations by advancing their understanding of medication assisted treatment as a crucial element to community wellness in an era of healthcare reform
  • To improve the collaboration between opioid treatment programs and community partners in response to the heightened risks associated with the use of opioids
  • To formulate methods to promote, support, facilitate, and integrate medication assisted treatment into the judicial and penal systems, government, and social service organizations
  • To discuss the magnitude and impact of prescription opioids on the healthcare system and Opioid Treatment Programs

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Conference Educational Content

Onsite Conference Information

  • Final Conference Program PDF
  • Conference Photos
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  • Instagram Contest
    Post and Hashtag!

    Be sure to hashtag #aatod when you post your 2016 AATOD Conference photos to your Instagram account. A $100 iTunes Gift Card will be given to the Conference attendee who has the greatest number of likes to his or her conference photo. Deadline to post and hashtag is Wednesday, November 2nd. The winner will be notified on Monday, November 7th. We look forward to seeing your photos! #aatod2016

Media (Communications)

  • For more information about our conferences, please view this video clip highlighting the special moments of our last AATOD Conference in Atlanta of April 2015.
  • Participation in this conference assumes knowledge and authorization of photography, audio and/or video recording of portions of this conference. If you do not want to be photographed or videotaped, please notify the individuals taking photographs, recording and/or videoing the event.

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Media (Communication)

Onsite Conference Information

Conference Registration

Booking Your Atlanta Stay

Conference Educational Content

Conference Activities


*Special Needs: The American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence, Inc. wishes to take steps to ensure that no disabled person is excluded, denied services, segregated, or otherwise treated differently than other individuals because of the absence of auxiliary aids and services. If you require any auxiliary aids or services identified in the Americans with Disabilities Act, please indicate so during the registration process.

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As supporters of #MedicationAssistedTreatment, we understand the dangers of allowing methadone – a Schedule II narcotic – to be distributed at local pharmacies. 
ACT NOW by telling Congress to protect the #OTP standard of care & our communities: https://programnotapill.com/write-congress/ #PNAP

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