ISBRA and Affiliated Societys: Congress and Conferences

ISBRA hosts an international Congress every two years. Its affiliated societies including: APSAAR, ESBRA, JMSAAS, LASBRA, and RSA also hold regular conferences. Conference frequency listed below.

  • APSAAR: biennial, next conference November 27 - 29, 2019. More information
  • ESBRA: biennial to annual, occoasional joint conference with ISBRA, next conference September21 - 24, 2019. More information
  • JMSAAS: annual, next confernce October 4 - 6, 2019.
  • LASBRA: biennial, next conference November 7 - 9, 2019.
  • RSA: annual, occoasional joint conference with ISBRA, next conference June 20 - 24, 2020. More information

  • Upcoming ISBRA Congresses

    RSA/ISBRA 2020 Joint Scientific Meeting. June 20 - 24, 2020

    The RSA/ISBRA Joint Scientific Meeting will be held at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans, Louisiana from June 20 - 24, 2020. Over 1600 attendees are expected from around the world. The 3 appointed Chairs of the program committee, Amy Lasek, Terrence Deak and Christian Hendershot, will select members from across the globe and from both RSA and ISBRA to jointly develop the program. There will be opportunities to attend plenary lectures, and to propose and attend symposia and workshops. Scientific posters will be featured at multiple sessions. The joint meeting stimulates international connections and the sharing of perspectives and ideas that benefit all fields of alcohol research and addresses the issues associated with alcohol-related problems. The RSA/ISBRA Joint Scientific Meeting welcomes trainees (students and post-docs) and hosts special events including a student lunch, a post-doc dinner, and special poster awards to recognize trainees and to facilitate networking with scientists from around the world.

    RSA website            More Information

    Recent ISBRA congresses

    2018 - Kyoto, Japan

    19th Annual ISBRA Congress
    September 9 – 13, 2018

    View congress pictures and summary here

    2016 - Belin, Germany

    18th Annual ISBRA Congress &
    Inaugural ISBRA/ESBRA Joint Congress
    September 2 - 5, 2016

    View congress pictures and summary here

    Past ISBRA congresses

    Kyoto, Japan, September 9 -13, 2018

    Berlin, Germany (ESBRA), September 1 - 5, 2016

    Seattle, WA, USA (RSA), June 21 - 25, 2014

    Sapporo, Japan, September 9 - 12, 2012

    Paris, France, September 13 - 16, 2010

    Washington, DC, USA (RSA), June 27 -July 2, 2008

    Sydney, Australia, September 10 - 13, 2006

    Heidelburg, Germany, 2004

    San Francison, CA, USA (RSA), June 28 - July 3, 2002

    Yokohama, Japan, July 2 - 8, 2000

    Copenhagen, Denmark,June 27 - July 2, 1998

    Washington, DC, USA (RSA), 1996

    Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, 1994

    Bristol, United Kingdom, 1992

    Toronto, Canada, 1990

    Kyoto, Japan, 1988

    Helsinki, Finland, June 8 - 13, 1986

    Santa Fe, NM, USA, June 24 - 28, 1984

    Munich, Germany, July 6 - 10, 1982