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Students for Sensible Drug Policy Conference

April 15, 2016 - April 17, 2016

Save the date: SSDP2016
The next SSDP conference will take place April 15-17, 2016 at the Holiday Inn Rosslyn, just minutes outside of Washington, DC.

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About SSDP2016
For the past decade, we’ve hosted our conference biennially, but starting in 2016, we’re excited to announce that we’re switching to an annual Spring conference schedule! During these extraordinary three-day events, the SSDP network comes together to celebrate, learn, connect, and advocate at the SSDP Conference.

Next spring, SSDP2016 will bring more than 400 student members, alumni, and supporters to Washington, DC for our largest-ever gathering featuring:

  • Educational programming. The core conference program will include prominent keynote speakers and panels addressing the hottest topics in policy, harm reduction, leadership, organizing, and advocacy.
  • Awards Ceremony + Dance Party. SSDP recognizes outstanding network members with an annual awards ceremony followed by a dance party.
  • Student Congress. Our annual student board member election and governing resolution process invites all SSDP members to participate in defining their SSDP.
  • And more. An alumni gathering, regional meetups, networking meals, and other events offer nearly non-stop opportunities to connect with advocates and leaders of the drug policy reform movement!

Do you have an idea for a topic or speaker to include in SSDP2016? Submit a session proposal here.

All conference events will take place at the Holiday Inn Rosslyn unless otherwise noted. The Holiday Inn Rosslyn offers complimentary garage parking and free wireless internet (in sleeping rooms). There are two onsite restaurants and an indoor pool and fitness center. All sleeping rooms have private balconies. Holiday Inn Rosslyn 1900 North Fort Myer Drive Arlington, VA 22209 (703) 807-2000

Book your room at the hotel using this link. Or you may call (703) 807-2000 to make your reservation, just be sure to mention you’re with the SSDP conference (group code: “SD6”).


April 15, 2016
April 17, 2016


Students for Sensible Drug Policy
(202) 393-5280


Holiday Inn Rosslyn
1900 North Fort Myer Drive
Arlington, 22209 United States
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(703) 807-2000