ISBRA hosts an international Congress every two years. Its affiliated societies also hold regular conferences. In the case of the Research Society on Alcoholism (RSA), these are annual events. The European society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism (ESBRA) holds biennial conferences in the years between ISBRA Congresses.


ESBRA/LASBRA JOINT Congress (15th ESBRA Congress)
13th – 16th September, 2015
Valencia, Spain

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18th – 21st August, 2015
Sydney, Austrailia
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Israeli Symposium

Alcoholic Liver Disease in Israel
The New Challenge
Kaplan Medical Center, Rehovot, Israel
Affiliated with the Hebrew University, Jerusalem
Jannary 20, 2015

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Science of Change

ONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT 1st annual meeting on “Neuroimaging mechanisms of change in psychotherapy for addictive behaviors” will be held June 19-20, 2015 in conjunction with the Research Society on Alcoholism meeting in San Antonio, Texas.

The meeting, sponsored by NIAAA, will cover mechanisms of behavior change that are “common” across different types of treatment for alcoholism (e.g., cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness), and mechanisms that are specific to certain types of behavioral interventions from cognitive neuroscience, neuroimaging, and treatment perspectives.

Please visit the conference website for program details, and to register for the meeting. Registration is free, and required to attend.

Other meeting sponsors: University of Pittsburgh Department of Psychiatry, University of New Mexico Department of Psychiatry, National Center for Responsible Gaming

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