8th International Conference on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Research, Results and Relevance

Integrating Research, Policy and Promising Practice Around the World

March 6-9, 2019

This advanced level conference/meeting continues to bring together global experts from multiple disciplines to share international research. From the pure science, to prevention, diagnosis and intervention across the lifespan, the conference will address the implications of this research and promote scientific/community collaboration. It provides an opportunity to enhance understanding of the relationships between knowledge and research and critical actions related to FASD. First held in 1987, the conference brings together people passionate about this work in a stimulating environment where they can learn and forge new partnerships.


  • consider the implication and potential application of emerging evidence-based, and cutting edge research
  • expand and challenge their knowledge and understanding of hard science
  • explore different models of advanced practice from and across disciplines
  • engage in knowledge exchange and focused dialogue through formal sessions, networking and onsite meetings
  • develop connections and partnerships among global researchers, networks, governments, communities, service providers and families

Who Should Attend

This interdisciplinary conference/meeting will be of interest to the following audiences: researchers; scientists; students; clinicians; health/mental health clinicians; physicians; addictions specialists; primary prevention workers; child welfare professionals, justice; FASD specialists; women’s service providers; educators; elected officials; policy-makers; administrators; community members; family members; and anyone interested in an advanced understanding in the field of FASD.


For Adults with FASD:

The 2019 conference is about academic research.  While you are welcome to attend as a regular conference delegate, there is NO adult program at this conference.  The next Adolescents and Adults with FASD Conference will be held April 22 – April 25, 2020 and there will be a full program for adolescents and adults with FASD at that conference.