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.

Catriona Matheson

Professor in Substance Use, Stirling University,


Professor Adrian Dunlop

Director and Senior Staff Specialist Hunter New England Local Health District Drug & Alcohol Clinical Services

Newcastle NSW, Australia

Dr Stephan Walcher

Director, Concept Centre for Addiction Medicine

Munich, Germany

Ms Cathryn Kemp

Author of ‘Coming Clean'


Maurice Dematteis

Head of the Department of Addictions, University Hospital of Grenoble

Grenoble, France

Professor Oscar D’Agnone

Consultant Psychiatrist; and Honorary Professor of the Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences, University of Manchester

Manchester, UK

John Marsden

Professor of Addiction Psychology, Addictions Department, King’s College London

London, UK

Mr Duncan Cairns

Chair of the Board of Directors, Aurora Project

London, UK

Nicholas Lintzeris

Drug and Alcohol Services, South-East Sydney Local Health District

Sydney, Australia

Dr Michael Frost

President/Medical Director

The Frost Medical Group, Pennsylvania, United States

Duncan Hill

Specialist Pharmacist in Substance Misuse, NHS Lanarkshire (NHSL)

Glasgow, Scotland

Professor Trish Hafford-Letchfield

Head Of School School of Social Work and Social Policy University of Strathclyde

Glasgow, Scotland

Graham Foster

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

London, UK

Professor Heino Stöver

Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences, Germany

Ashley Brown

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

London, UK