Substance Abuse Librarians & Information Specialists
22nd Annual Conference

AOD in Y2K and Beyond:
Back to the Future of Alcohol and Other Drugs

Wednesday - Saturday, May 3-6, 2000
New York, NY USA

The 22nd Annual SALIS Conference was held at the New Yorker Hotel in New York City. The meeting featured invited speakers from various realms of the addictions and information fields: research, treatment, technology, and policy, including several members of SALIS. The conference also included a walking tour of the New York Public Library.

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Highlights of the program included:

  • Herbert Kelber, MD, CASA and Ethan Nadelmann, JD, PhD, Lindesmith Center, "Drug Policy as the Century Turns."
  • John de Miranda, EdM, from Youth Power in Oakland, CA, "Building Bridges Between Harm Reduction and Traditional Substance Abuse Services."
  • Dagobert Soergel, NIAAA Research Librarian, "Searching ETOH with the New 3rd Edition of the AOD Thesaurus."
  • Mary-Jo Kline, PhD, MSLS, Brown University, "Alcohol and Drug Information and Education in the New Millennium."
  • Stephanie Asteriadis, MA, CASAT, University of Nevada, Reno, "The Western CAPT: Bridging Research to Practice with Trend-Setting Technology for the Turn of the Century."

Find stories and reports from the conference in SALIS News 20(2), Summer 2000, also in the Members section.