24th Annual SALIS Conference
Capitalizing on the Value of Knowledge Sharing 

Tuesday - Saturday, April 16-20, 2002
Radisson Barcelo Hotel in Washington DC, USA

The 24th Annual SALIS Conference was held at the Radisson Barcelo Hotel in Washington, DC, hosted by Liz Foster, Librarian for the National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (NCADI). The meeting featured invited speakers from various realms of the addictions and information fields: research, treatment, technology, and policy, including several members of SALIS.

Special thanks also to NCADI and Social and Health Services for hosting the Conference and for providing videotaping of Federal presenters.

View the complete
2002 program

Highlights of the program included:

  • Ann Acosta, MSW, Public Health Advisor, CSAP, "CSAP's Prevention Pathways: Online Courses."
  • Jean Lud Cadet, MD, Chief, Molecular Neuropsychiatry Section, NIDA, "Neuropsychosociobiology of Methamphetamine Abuse."
  • Thomas Rouault, Director, TOXIBASE, "Prevention Goals in Documentation Centers."
  • Andrew Wahl, MSLS, Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, "The Squeaky Wheel: Creating Higher Visibility and Awareness of Your Library and Information Center."
  • Sanho Tree, Director, Drug Policy Project, Institute for Policy Studies, "Addicted to Failure: Exporting the U.S. Drug War Overseas."

Slides from many of the presentations can be viewed by SALIS members in the Members Only section of this website. Find stories and reports from the conference in SALIS News 19(2), Summer 2002 also in the Members Only section.