LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS 11)--More than 300 professionals will come together searching for an answer to the growing heroin epidemic in the Metro.

The Heroin and Opiod Response summit will include speakers from around the country discussing the science of addiction and different methods for treatment.

That day long event gets going at 8 a.m. Dec.1 at the UofL School of Medicine.

Registration to attend is still open. Click here to register.