2021 MCA Symposium - Alcohol & Health: Interventions and Recovery


2021 MCA Symposium on Alcohol & Health

Interventions and Recovery

Wednesday 17 November 2021


Online Programme


10:00                     Welcome, Professor Colin Drummond (MCA Chair)

10:10                     Alcohol Treatment Services and Recovery in the UK, Dr ED Day

10:30                     Pharmacotherapy and new developments in Alcohol Treatment, Professor Anne Lingford-Hughes

10:50                     Q&A Discussion

11:10                     Mid-Morning Break and visit Virtual Exhibitor Stands

11:30                     MCA AGM *MCA members only

12:00                     Student Competition Winners Presentations

12:05                     Max Glatt Memorial Lecture. Alcohol: The Ancient Psychoactive Substance.                                                                    Looking for logic in the policy response, Dr Peter Rice

13:00-13:30           Lunch and visit Virtual Exhibitor Stands

13:30-14:15           Alcoholics Anonymous demonstration meeting

14:15                     Welcome Back, Professor Colin Drummond

14:20                     Alcoholics Anonymous Presentation, Mr Tom Fox and Dr Mani Mehdikhani

14:40                     Recovery and residential rehabilitation in Edinburgh, Dr David McCartney

15:00                     Treating addiction as a chronic disorder: Rationale and science, Professor John Kelly

15:20                     Q&A Discussion

15:40                     Close, Professor Colin Drummond

15:50                     Last chance to visit Virtual Exhibitor Stands



Booking fees 

Non-Member: £120

MCA Member & Student/Retired Non Member: £80

Student/Retired MCA Member: £50

To book online, click here 

To download a booking form (or if you require an invoice), click here

**if paying by credit card, complete the booking form online and choose the paypal payment option. On the paypal log in screen there will be an option to pay by card (at the bottom of the page)

***New members joining the MCA will automatically receive the member's rate, membership rates listed below.

MCA Annual Membership rates: £25 (Student/Retired), £33 (Nurses & Other Health Professions) and £55 (Doctors& Dentists). We also offer a heavily discounted subscription to OUP’s Alcohol & Alcoholism journal.  To join as a member click here