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DPF 2000: The 13th International Conference on Drug Policy Reform, sponsored by the Drug Policy Foundation, will take place on May 17-20, 2000, at the Washington Plaza Hotel in downtown Washington, DC. The DPF conference is the largest annual international gathering of drug policy reformers in the U.S. To receive a Preliminary Program, a Call for Abstracts, or a Scholarship Application, please contact: The Drug Policy Foundation, Conference Department, 4455 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite B-500, Washington, DC 20008, (202) 537.5005, (202) 537.3007 (fax), or e-mail to [email protected].

Important Conference-Related Dates to Remember: Wednesday, December 1, 1999, Awards Nominations Due; Monday, February 28, 2000, Paper and panel abstracts due; Monday, March 6, 2000, Early Bird Registration Ends; Monday, April 3, 2000, Scholarship Requests Due; Friday, April 7, 2000, Student Paper Entries Due; Sunday, April 16, 2000, Cut-Off Date for Hotel Room Reservations; Friday, May 4, 2000, Cut-Off Date to Sign Up for Congressional Visits.

The 2000 Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Drug Policy Reform will be presented at the conference, and DPF is requesting nominations. This program, established in 1988, serves to honor individuals and organizations who have made outstanding contributions to the field of drug policy reform. Nominations can be made for the following award categories:

The Richard J. Dennis Drugpeace Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Field of Drug Policy Reform; The Edward M. Brecher Award for Achievement in the Field of Journalism; The Justice Gerald Le Dain Award for Achievement in the Field of Law; The Alfred R. Lindesmith Award for Achievement in the Field of Scholarship; The Robert C. Randall Award for Achievement in the Field of Citizen Action; The H.B. Spear Award for Achievement in the Field of Control and Enforcement; and The Norman E. Zinberg Award for Achievement in the Field of Medicine and Treatment.

Please include some background of the individual(s)/ organization(s) you are nominating, as well as your reasoning behind your selections. The more thorough the nomination, the more information the selection committee will have for the decision-making process. The deadline for nominations is Wednesday, December 1, 1999. Send all nominations to: The Drug Policy Foundation, Conference Department, 4455 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite B-500, Washington, DC 20008, (202) 537.5005, (202) 537.3007 (fax), e-mail [email protected].

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