The IOTOD conference partners with internationally-renowned faculty from a variety of backgrounds and specialities.

The faculty includes experts in cutting-edge opioid dependence treatment research, co-morbid pain, overdose prevention strategies, hepatitis C elimination and much more.

The currently confirmed faculty for IOTOD 2020 are displayed below.

Professor Catriona Matheson

Professor in Substance Use, University of Stirling

Stirling, UK

Professor Gabriele Fischer

Addictions Clinic Medical Director, Medical University of Vienna

Vienna, Austria

Mr Duncan Hill

Specialist Pharmacist in Substance Misuse, NHS Lanarkshire

Glasgow, UK

Professor Nicholas Lintzeris

Director, Community Based Treatment Interventions, Drug & Alcohol Services South Australia

Sydney, Australia

Professor John Strang

Director, National Addiction Centre, King's College London

London, UK

Dr Jane Quinlan

Oxford University Hospitals Trust

Oxford, UK

Professor Heino Stöver

Professor of Social Scientific Addiction Research, Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences

Frankfurt, Germany

Mr Mat Southwell

European Network of People who Use Drugs (EuroNPUD)

Bath, UK

Dr Stephan Walcher

Director, Concept Centre for Addiction Medicine

Munich, Germany

Dr Arun Bhaskar

Hon Consultant, Pain Management Centre, Charing Cross Hospital, Imperial College NHS Trust

London, UK

Dr Michael Kelleher

Consultant Addictions Psychiatrist, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust

London, UK

Dr Jeremy Hayllar

Clinical Director, Alcohol and Drug Service, Metro North Mental Health


Professor Graham Foster

Professor of Hepatology, Queen Mary's University of London & Consultant, Bart's Health NHS Trust

London, UK

Professor Ashley Brown

Consultant Hepatologist, St. Mary’s and Hammersmith Hospitals, and Professor of Practice (Viral Hepatitis), Imperial College London

London, UK