The summit will take place on Wednesday, June 26 from 8:00 am - 5:30 pm with two presentation tracks for participants: local marijuana policy and international drug policy. A preliminary agenda is available and will be updated periodically.
The following is a list of confirmed speakers as of March 14, 2019 and is subject to change. Please see the Featured Speakers page for short bios and more information about the presenters listed here.
Karen P. Tandy, Former Administrator, Drug Enforcement Administration
Tom Gorman, Director, Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area
Bertha K. Madras, PhD, Professor of Psychobiology, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Robert L. DuPont, MD, President, Institute for Behavior and Health
Esbjörn Hörnberg, International President, World Federation Against Drugs
David Martin, PhD, President and Chief Science Officer, JMJ Technologies
Kevin A. Sabet, PhD, CEO, Smart Approaches to Marijuana
Linda Nilsson, Secretary General, World Federation Against Drugs
Luke Niforatos, Senior Policy Advisor, Smart Approaches to Marijuana
Meriliee Fowler, MATFORCE (at left)
Sheila Polk, JD, County Attorney for Yavapai County , Arizona (at right)
Alice P. Mead, Vice President, US Public Policy and Affairs, Greenwich Biosciences
Amy Ronshausen, Executive Director, Drug Free America Foundation
David Best, PhD, Professor of Criminology, Sheffield Hallam University
Chuck Doucette, President, Drug Prevention Network of Canada
Rogers Kasirye, Executive Director, Uganda Youth Development Link
George Ochieng Odalo, Executive Director and founder of Slum Child Foundation
J. Paul Molloy, President & CEO. Oxford House International
Angel Prado, MD, Deputy Director General, Centros de Integracion Juvenil, A.C.
The Global Drug Policy Summit is sponsored by D.A.R.E. and held in conjunction with its 32nd annual D.A.R.E. International Training Conference.
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