International Drug Policy Reform Conference - St. Louis
What: International Drug Policy Reform Conference
When: November 6-9
Where: Union Station Hotel, 1820 Market St., St. Louis, MO
How much? $315-$575
Info: The granddaddy of all drug reform events convenes every other year. After an opening reception on Wednesday night, the conference kicks off in earnest the next morning with a dazzling array of breakout sessions featuring Kassandra Frederique, Neill Franklin, Melissa Moore, Julie Netherland, Zara Snapp and more. It's followed by the Achievement Awards reception that night. Friday's hottest panel - What Are the New Politics in Congress? - includes Queen Adesuyi, Kathy Brady, Amber Littlejohn, Dan Riffle and Justin Strekal. That night Fab 5 Freddy's Grass Is Greener will be screened in the Grand Ballroom. Some of Saturday's key panelists are DPA executive director Maria McFarland Sánchez-Moreno, DPA founder Ethan Nadelmann, Cat Packer, Shalene Title, Maia Szalavitz and Dan Viets.