First international conference on nightlife, “Nights 2013” – Padova (Italy), 25-27 September 2013

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Nights 2013 ConferenceParis, April 2013 – The first international conference on nightlife, “Nights 2013 – Health, Pleasure and Communities”, organised by the European project “Nightlife Empowerment and Well-Being Implementation Project (NEWIP –” and supported by the European Agency for Health and Consumers (EAHC), will be held in Padova (Italy) on 25, 26 and 27 September 2013.

The conference will bring together nightlife stakeholders such as scientists, health professionals, volunteers, peer workers, club owners, public body representatives, party organisers, and partygoers. They will share information about recent methods to improve the quality of the nightlife scene and public well-being.

The association Fêtez Clairs, a long-time partner of both Efus and the French Forum, is partner in the NEWIP project, while Efus’ Executive Director, Elizabeth Johnston, is member of the scientific committee of the “Nights 2013” conference.

Here are the topics:

‘Peerwork: Ideas, Experiences, Methods’, ‘New Technologies in Social Intervention’, ‘New Forms of Addiction in Youth’, ‘Social Inclusion and Health in Nightlife’, ‘Emerging Drugs and Drugs Checking’, ‘Alcohol and Legal Highs’.

‘Positive Factors of Nightlife’, ‘Club, Parties and Night trends’, ‘The Psychedelic Science’, ‘Nightlife and Friendship’, ‘Nightlife and Daylife’.

Communities and practices
‘Regulation and Freedom’, ‘Conflict Management’, ‘Evaluation and Best Practices in Prevention and HR Projects’, ‘Creative Industries and the Economics of the Nightlife’, ‘The future of European Networking’, ‘Managing Communication with Media’.

For further information, guidelines and the conference programme, click here