ISBRA Congress History


Past, Present, and Future

ISBRA hosts an international Congress every two years. Its affiliated societies also hold regular conferences. In the case of the Research Society on Alcoholism (RSA), these are annual events. The European society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism (ESBRA) holds biennial conferences in the years between ISBRA Congresses.

Congress Date Location
1st July 6 - 10, 1982 Munich, Germany
2nd June 24 - 28, 1984 Santa Fe, New Mexico USA
3rd June 8 - 13, 1986 Helsinki, Finland
4th 1988 Kioto Japan
5th 1990 Toronto Canada
6th 1992 Bristol, United Kingdom
7th 1994 Australia, Gold Coast, Queensland
8th 1996 Joint Congress Washington, D.C.
9th June 27 - July 2, 1998 Copenhagen
10th July 2 - 8, 2000 Yokohama, Japan
11th June 28 - July 3, 2002 Joint Congress San Francisco, CA
12th 2004 Heidelburg, Germany
13th Sept. 10 - 13, 2006 Sydney, Australia
14th June 27 - July 2, 2008 JOINT Congress in Washington, DC USA
15th Sept. 13 - 16, 2010 Paris, France
16th Sept. 9 - 12, 2012 Sapporo, Japan
17th June 21 - 25, 2014 JOINT ISBRA/RSA Congress in Seattle, Washington, USA
18th Sept. 1 - 5, 2016 Berlin, Germany
19th Sept. 9 - 13, 2018 Kyoto, Japan