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"LTG September Meeting"

King's College London - Lecture Theatre 1
Bush House North

30 Aldwych, London, WC2B 4BG

Friday 15th September 2023

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Meeting's Programme

(All times are BST)

09:30 – 10:15 Refreshments & exhibitors

Morning session

Chaired by Lewis Couchman
10:15 – 10:45 "Seek and you shall find: Emergence of xylazine across the UK illicit drug market"
Caroline Copeland, King's College, London
10:45 – 11:15 "Tracking New Psychoactive Substances and Illicit Drugs with LC-ToF-MS in Wales and Northern Ireland Wastewater"
Bethan Davies, University of Bournemouth
11:15 - 11:45 "Festivals update post-Covid and ASAP"
Anca Frinculescu, TICTAC Communications
11:45 – 12:15 "The nitazene ‘crisis’ and carfentanil update"
Simon Hudson, LGC Fordham
12:15 – 13:30


Afternoon session

Chaired by Lewis Couchman
13:30 – 14:00 "Diversion of prescription and non-prescription medicines"
Amira Guirguis, Swansea University Medical School
14:00 – 14:30 "New psychoactive substances – Prevalence, pharmacology, and legal issues in Sweden"
Henrik Green/Mattias Persson, Linköping University
14:30 – 15:00 "Ambient ionisation MS for the detection of small molecules"
Patrick Sears, University of Surrey
15:00 – 15:30 "Refreshments & exhibitors
15:30 – 16:00 "Benzodiazepines involved in impaired driving"
Nick Tiscione, (via Zoom) Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, Florida
16:00 – 16:30 "TBC – NPSAD data"
16:30 – 17:00 "Business meeting" - including discussion of meeting venue and on-line options

Please could all Committee members arrive by 9:00 am for an Executive Committee meeting.

Registrations are closed!

If you would like to be part of a future LTG meeting, and sponsor a workshop, exhibitor stand or the whole meeting, please contact the Corporate Liaison Officer, Peter Akrill today! -