JUNE 18. 2020

Now a Virtual Event

The same inspiring conference will now be delivered to you in a unique online environment! Stay tuned for updates.

The NJPN 20th Annual Addiction Conference educates prevention and treatment professionals about critical issues surrounding substance abuse, while providing a unique forum for networking, collaboration and workforce development.

Did you already register for the in-person conference?

Keep posted for details on how to easily transfer registration to the Virtual Conference or obtain a hassle-free refund before June 1.

Live Stream

From Your Desk or Sofa, Experience the Conference Wherever You Are

Earn Up to 16 Credits

Earn up to 16 Credits During or After the Conference with Our Selection of Workshops

Scholarships
Available

GCADA, HTS, Peer, and Tobacco Scholarships Are Available

On-Demand

All Live Events and Sessions Are Open to Registered Attendees and Can Be Watched and Replayed Anytime*

Virtual Exhibit Hall

Connect With Exhibitors and Sponsors for Unique Networking Opportunities, Services, and Resources

Prizes

Earn Badges for Prizes During Our Trivia and Resource Challenge Events

*On-demand content from the Virtual Conference will be available for replay until December 31, 2020. Every session is open to all registered attendees. Attendee has the choice of any LIVE event on June 18 and can return to view all sessions recorded and available through December 2020. Earn up to 16 credits.

CONFERENCE

Program Book

Access, flip through, and download the conference program book to accompany the live conference. 

20th Annual NJPN Conference - 2020 Visio

Speakers

2020 Vision: Focus on Addiction brings together national and state addiction experts addressing the latest research and strategies related to the addiction field. Check back periodically for updates to our speakers list.

Gary Mendell

Founder, Chairman & CEO

Shatterproof

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Tony Hoffman

Founder, Executive Director

The Freewheel Project

Thought Leader
Session

David Kessler

Author,
Founder of Grief.com

Steven Drzewoszewski

Director of Addiction Services

Hackensack Meridian Health

Melissa J. Westendorf, J.D./Ph.D.

Forensic and Clinical Psychologist, Certified Clinical Telemental Health Provider

Technology Wellness Center

Jonah C. Cunningham

Government Relations Manager

Trust for America's Health

Danna Markson, LCSW

Founder & Director

Mindsoother Therapy Center

Dr. Joe Smyser

Chief Executive Officer

Public Good Projects (PGP)

Dr. Gayathri J. Dowling

Director, Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Project

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Dr. Tawanda Hubbard

Social Work Educator and Practitioner

Pam Shadel Fischer

Sr. Director, External Engagement & Special Projects

Governors Highway Safety Association

Aaron White, Ph.D.

Senior Scientific Advisor to the Director

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)

Michael Steinberg, MD, MPH

Medical Director

Rutgers Center for Tobacco Studies

Sgt. Kent Vander Kamp

Deschutes County Sheriff's Office Oregon

Dr. Phyllis Holditch Niolon

Senior Scientist for ACES Prevention

Division of Violence Prevention Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Haner Hernandez, Ph.D., CPS, CADCII, LADCI

Independent Consultant

Massachusetts Organization Addiction Recovery (MOAR)

Timothy P. McMahon

Special Agent

Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)

 
 

The Virtual Experience

NJPN is excited to offer our first-ever virtual conference in a fun and interactive digital setting from the safety of your home or workplace! No matter where you are, the experience will simulate an in-person conference venue, complete with workshops and social areas you can enter at any point during the day's events.

  • Enjoy watching live presenters in the Theater

  • Engage with Sponsors and Exhibitors in virtual booths

  • Access the Resource area to collect and save documents in your virtual conference bag

  • Network with other attendees in the Lounge

  • Earn various Badges for prizes

  • Get assistance anytime in the Help Center

Live Stream

From Your Desk or Sofa, Experience the Conference Wherever You Are

Virtual Exhibit Hall

Connect With Exhibitors and Sponsors for Unique Networking Opportunities, Services, and Resources

On-Demand

All Live Events and Sessions Are Open to Registered Attendees and Can Be Watched and Replayed From June 18 – December 31, 2020

Action-Filled Agenda

A Full Day of Workshops, Thought Leadership Sessions, Networking, and Even Trivia and Challenges to Earn Badges for Prizes

Earn Up to 16 Credits

Earn up to 16 Credits During or After the Conference with Our Selection of Workshops

As we finalize details for this experience, we'll update this section with technical information and other details to prep you to gain the most out of this new virtual conference venue!

THE

Prize Winners

Did you earn badges during the conference to win prizes? See if you won a prize below.

 

THE

Agenda

We're planning an action-filled day featuring the content, community, and workforce development you would expect from NJPN's annual addiction conference.

 

Every session is open to all registered attendees and will be recorded—choose to watch any LIVE event on June 18th and return to watch all sessions through December 2020. Earn up to 16 credits!

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Networking // Sponsors and Exhibitors
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Welcome & Keynote
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Networking // Sponsors and Exhibitors
10:30 AM – 11:40 AM
70-minute Workshop Sessions
11:40 AM – 12:30 PM
Networking // Sponsors and Exhibitors // Tobacco EXPO
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
60-minute Thought Leader Sessions
1:30 PM – 2:00 PM
Trivia and Resource Challenges Sponsors and Exhibitors
2:00 PM – 3:10 PM
70-minute Workshop Sessions
3:15 PM – 4:00 PM
Power Session & Closing
4:00 PM – 4:15 PM
Trivia and Resource Challenges
4:15 PM – 5:00 PM
Networking // Sponsors and Exhibitors

Register
Now

Join fellow addiction professionals and register today for NJPN's Virtual 20th Annual Addiction Conference.

MANY THANKS TO OUR

Sponsors

 

WHAT PEOPLE SAY

"I loved the atmosphere. This is the best conference in the state."

 

OUR

Government
Partners