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ASCEPT New Zealand Section

2018 Annual Scientific Meeting in Queenstown, New Zealand

Wednesday 29th August-Friday 31st August 2018

Crowne Plaza, Queenstown



The meeting opens on the evening of Wed 29th August for Welcome drinks and nibbles, followed by two full days of oral communications including a symposium session on Medicinal Cannabis or Cannabis as a Medicine?

Jen Martin, University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia.

Michelle Glass, University of Auckland, NZ

Mary Jane McCarthy, Institute of Environmental Science and Research, NZ

Karen Oldfield, Medical Research Institute of NZ


Other speakers include

Carl Kirkpatrick, Monash University, Australia

Catherine Sherwin, University of Utah, USA

Abstract submissions are NOW open

Abstract deadline: 13th July

Early bird registration closes on 13 July.

The ASCEPT abstract template is available to download and abstract submission details are here:


Accommodation information

NZ Section committee: Assoc Prof Nuala Helsby (Chair), Dr Kathryn Burns, Dr Chris Cameron, Dr Hesh Al-Sallami, Prof Michelle Glass

This meeting will be held during the annual Queenstown Research Week (QRW) when numerous other scientific societies hold conferences or satellite meetings in diverse areas such as genomics, bioinformatics, neuroscience, immunology and cancer. Accommodation and registration information can be found on the

Join us for some great clinical and experimental pharmacology and toxicology

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