6th European Workshop on Cannabinoid Research

  • Date: 18 April 2013 - 20 April 2013
  • Location:    Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
                     Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute
                     152-160 Pearse Street
                     Dublin 2
  • CPD: The 6th European Workshop on Cannabinoid Research has been approved by the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom for 14 category 1 (external) CPD credits.
  • Approved by the Society of Biology for purposes of CPD, this event may be counted as 54 CPD credits.

    Event poster
  • Joining instructions
  • Map for the conference and social events


This meeting brings together researchers with interests in cannabinoids and the endocannabinoid system from Ireland, UK, Europe and America. The speakers are carrying out cutting edge research on the pharmacology of cannabinoids and their importance under physiological and pathophysiological conditions.

There will be talks chosen from the submitted abstracts as well as poster sessions. This meeting will offer bursaries for young scientists and networking opportunities for all. We are arranging an exciting social programme to fit with our location, right at the centre of Dublin, Ireland.

 Registration fees

Online registration for this meeting is now closed. If you are interested in attending, please contact the BPS office. Limited on-site registration will be available.

We are very pleased to announce that we have been able to reduce the registration fees, thanks to the support of our sponsors. Early bird registration closed on 24 March 2013, and the late registration fee - in brackets - now applies.
These are the reduced registration fees:
Students: £120 (£145)
Non-Students: £195 (£235)

Fee includes:
Access to the scientific sessions
Refreshments and lunch
Welcome Reception (18 April)
Conference Banquet (19 April)
Wi-Fi access for the duration of the meeting

 The deadline for applications for member bursaries has now passed. A small number of additional bursaries are available to early career non-BPS members who are presenting a short oral communication or poster at the meeting. If you wish to be considered for a bursary, please email meetings@bps.ac.uk with your full name and the title of your abstract after submitting your abstract.

Both social events are included in the registration fee.

The Welcome Reception, Thursday 18 April 2013
takes place at the Trinity College Long Room. There will be an opportunity to see the Book of Kells in the Old Library Building.

Tickets for accompanying persons can be purchased for £15. Please contact the BPS office if you would like to book a ticket.

The Conference Banquet, Friday 19 April 2013
takes place at The Round Room at The Mansion House, located in the heart of Dublin City, just a short walk from Trinity College.

The Round Room was built in 1821 for the much-anticipated visit of King George IV. For nearly 200 years the Round Room has continued making history and has been the venue of choice for historic events in Irish History – such as the proclamation of The Irish Declaration of Independence.

Tickets for accompanying persons can be purchased for £60. Please contact the BPS office if you would like to book a ticket.

Additional optional social event - not included in registration fee
As part of your online registration, you can also book a place for a self-guided tour of the Guinness Storehouse to take place after the close of the conference on Saturday 20 April (audio tours in French, German, Spanish or Italian are included in the admission fee). Your visit would begin with an introduction by the Storehouse staff prior to taking your own tour of the facility. Admission (payable on the day at the Storehouse via cash or credit card) is €16.50 for adults or €13 for students/concessions. Delegates should select this option under agenda items when registering for the conference if they wish to take a tour on 20 April. If you book a place but are no longer able to take a tour, please contact the BPS office.  The Storehouse is approximately a 20 minute walk from the conference venue, and is also accessible via public transport.

The Round Room

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The online registration period for bookings through the independent online booking system has now ended.

The British Pharmacological Society is not responsible for any accommodation bookings and will not be able to make - or alter - any reservations on your behalf. In the event you need to cancel or make an amendment to your accommodation booking, please email reservations@conferencecare.com or fax F.A.O. Nicola Gough 0044 (0)2476 369 722.

 Exhibition and sponsorship opportunities

Check out our flyer detailing the exhibition and sponsorship opportunities available at the meeting. We would of course be happy to tailor individual packages to suit your requirements, please contact Karen Schlaegel at the BPS office for further information.
Floor plan

 A big thank you to our sponsors and exhibitors for their support:

NUI Galway Centre for Pain Research

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