Co-sponsored by
World Psychiatric Association

Under the patronage of
European Psychiatric Association

Psychiatric Association of Bosnia-Herzegovina

University Clinical Center Tuzla, Department of Psychiatry

Academy of Sciences and Arts of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Icro Maremanni


Professor of Addiction Medicine (adiktologije), University of Pisa, Italy, EU

President of:
• European Opiate Addiction Treatment Association (EUROPAD)
• World Federation for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence (WFTOD)
• NGO with Special Consultative Status with Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)

Icro Maremmani graduated at the Medical School of the University of Pisa, Italy, in 1979, and went on to specialize in Psychiatry, taking his second degree cum laude, in 1983. He is currently on the Board of Directors of the Department of Psychiatry, at the Santa Chiara Hospital of the University of Pisa, Italy.

He is Professor of Drug Addiction Medicine at the School of Psychiatry of the University of Pisa.

He has been President of the European Opiate Addiction Treatment Association (EUROPAD) since its foundation in Geneva (Switzerland) in 1994. As President of EUROPAD he has organized international symposia in the USA, during the Conferences of the American Association for the Treatment of Opiate Dependence (AATOD), and Conferences in several European cities (Saint-Tropez, 1995; Ljubljana, 1997; Arezzo 2000; Oslo 2002; Paris, 2004; Bratislava, 2006; Sofia, 2008; Zagabria, 2010; Barcelona, 2012).

He received the Dole-Nyswander Award in Washington (DC), USA, in 1994; he was the first non-American winner of that award.

In 2004 he received the “Chimera Award”, in Paris.

In 1990 (Cagliari, Italy) he became a founding member of the Società Italiana Tossicodipendenze - Italian Society of Addiction Medicine (SITD-ItSAM), and is currently its President.

He is author of the chapters on Drug Abuse and Aggression in the second edition of the Trattato Italiano di Psichiatria. To date he has 500 scientific publications and has given over 300 scientific presentations.

He is Editor of Heroin Addiction and Related Clinical Problems, the official journal of EUROPAD and WFTOD, and board member of Journal of Maintenance in the Addictions, Italian Journal on Addictions, Addictive Disorders and their Treatment, and Odvinosky.