16th International conference on alcohol, drugs and traffic safety


When? 2-9 August 2002
Where? Montreal, Canada

With alcohol and drug-impaired driving being major causes in road crashes, the Société de l’assurance automobile du Québec as insurers are particularly interested in work done on the subject around the world. Québec’s automobile insurance corporation has also been given the task of keeping statistics, doing research and developing strategy for action on road safety.The SAAQ’s mission is to insure and protect people from the risks inherent in use of the road. The International Council on Alcohol, Drugs and Traffic Safety (ICADTS) is an independent organization working to reduce the morbidity and mortality resulting from traffic accidents involving the misuse of alcohol and drugs. The Council particularly encourages scientific investigation of the role of alcohol and drugs in the causes and consequences of traffic accidents.

Société de ‘assurance automobile de Québec, Canada
Jean-Yves Gagnon, Case Postale 19600 Succ.Term.
333, boulevard Jean-Lesage, Quebec City, Canada G1K 8J6
tel.: +1 800 361 7620

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Alcohol, Ethics and Society


Alcohol, Ethics and Society
An International Conference on Rights and Responsabilities
Dublin, Ireland, 16-18 October 2002

The conference will address important issues concerning the role of alcohol in society, with emphasis on dialogue among stakeholders.:

  • Who decides what ‘responsible’ drinking means?
  • Where do the rights of consumer end and those of government begin?
  • Who has the responsibility to educate the public about the ‘good’ and ‘bad’ aspects of drinking?


Registration is limited to the first two hunderd applicants, so early registration is strongly encouraged. The cost of registration is US $ 495.

For additional information:

+1 202 986 1159 of amcclendon@icap.org

You may register online at http://www.icap.org


Third beer and health symposium


Following the success of the previous symposium, The Brewers of Europe have organized a 3rd Beer & Health Symposium where an overview of the latest research done over the past two years on the proven and potential health benefits of moderate beer consumption will be presented.

The event will take place on Wednesday, 15 October 2003, from 9:00 – 16:00 at the Residence Palace, 155 Rue de la Loi, B-1040 Brussels.

A Press luncheon has been organized for journalists who wish to interview our panel of speakers.

To register, send an e-mail to with the following information: Name, Profession, Contact Details, Yes/No, I will (not) stay for lunch If you work for the Press, please indicate if you would like to take part in the Press luncheon.