The Controlled
Substances Act
at 50 Years

February 20-22, 2020
Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law
Phoenix, Arizona

Preliminary Agenda

Thursday, February 20

  • Registration 5:00pm - 5:30pm
  • Welcome 5:30pm - 5:45pm
  • Dinner 5:45pm - 6:15pm
  • Keynote Speaker 6:15pm - 7:15pm
  • Closing 7:15pm - 7:30pm

Friday, February 21

  • Light breakfast and registration 8:00am - 8:30am

    Opening remarks

  • Panel 1 (for both invited audience and webcast) 8:30am - 10:00am

    History of CSA and Criminalization as Drug Policy

  • Panel 2 10:00am - 11:30am

    Law Enforcement, Prosecutors, and Prisons: Addressing Controlled Substances Today in Health Regulation and Criminalization

  • Distinguished Lecturer and Responses 11:30am - 1:45pm
  • Panel 3 2:00pm - 3:30pm

    Examining the Drug War's Impact on Modern Criminal Justice and Health Systems

  • Town Hall Discussion: Future Ideas for Drug Policy Reform 3:30pm - 4:30pm
  • Closing 4:30pm - 5:00pm

Saturday, February 22

  • Light breakfast 8:00am - 8:30am
  • Workshop 1: Junior Scholar Papers on Drug Policy Reform 8:30am - 10:00am

    Paper 1:
    Paper 2:
    Paper 3:

  • Workshop 2: Junior Scholar Papers on Drug Policy Reform 10:00am -11:30am

    Paper 4:
    Paper 5:
    Paper 6:

  • Closing 11:30am