Taking action on smoking and health
The programme (3MB)
Towards a generation free from tobacco: turning the vision into reality conference was held 18 and 19 June 2015 at the John McIntyre Conference Centre in Edinburgh, Scotland - a nation inspired by a challenging ambition to achieve a tobacco-free generation by 2034.
ASH Scotland brought together experts from across the globe from fields including government, research, education, and voluntary and statutory health sectors to pool ideas to jointly tackle the challenge of creating a tobacco-free tomorrow for our young people.
Below are the presentations that we have permission to share.
Florence Berteletti, Director, Smoke Free Partnership, Belgium
Melodie Tilson, Director of Policy, Non-Smokers' Rights Association, Ottawa, Canada
Professor Judith Mackay, Senior Advisor to World Lung Foundation, Senior Policy Advisor to World Health Organisation, Honorary Professor, Department of Community Medicine, University of Hong Kong
Dr Luminita Sanda, Medical Officer Capacity Building, WHO
Professor Linda Bauld, Professor of Health Policy, Stirling Management School, University of Stirling
Professor Amanda Amos, Professor of Health Promotion, Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, UK
Professor Gerard Hastings PhD, OBE, Director of the Institute for Social Marketing and the Cancer Research UK Centre for Tobacco Control Research, University of Stirling
Marcus Munafo, Professor of Biological Psychology, University of Bristol
Professor Ruth E. Malone, Professor and Mary Harms/Nursing Alumni Endowed Department Chair, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco; Editor-in-Chief, Tobacco Control
Cllr Jonathan McShane, London Borough of Hackney
The conference had a variety of formats by which people from across tobacco control from the UK, Europe, North America and other parts of the world can participate.
PowerPoint presentations for many of the speakers have been made available as PDF's below. A number of speakers have withheld presentations until results are published in academic journals and for other reasons.
Parallel Session 1
1. Symposium- Tobacco free Europe: different roads to the final endgame
Professor Luke Clancy
2. What do we know about young people’s response to electronic cigarettes?
Marisa de Andrade
3. Tobacco uncontrolled- how real is the threat from illicit trade and what should we do about it?
4. Every babyborn free from tobacco- approaches to reducing smoking in pregnancy
5. Growing up in smoke free bubble-protecting children from tobacco smoke in homes and cars
Parallel Session 2
6. Gagging the silent salesman- next steps and new directions on packaging
7. Symposium- financial incentives for smoking cessation in pregnancy
Lesley Sinclair & Kathleen Boyd
8. Shopping around for solutions-how can the environment support people in choosing to be tobacco free
9. A multimedia approach to effective stop smoking support
10. Reaching out to engage hard-to-reach groups
Neneh Rowa Dewar
Parallel Session 3
11. Symposium- the evolution of mass media campaigns
12. Fleshing out the picture of what it means to be tobacco free
13. The bigger picture: tobacco in high, middle and lower income countries
Sonia Von Eichborn
14. The ubiquitous cigarette-can we create a tobacco-free culture when tobacco is on sale everywhere?
15. Rights and wrongs- securing the moral high ground against ‘a legitimate industry’
Parallel Session 4
16. Symposium- The Tobacco-Free Generation 200 proposal
17. Engaging new ways to communicate key messages on tobacco and health
18. Helping people where they are
19. Regulating e-cigarettes: getting it right
20. Preparing and presenting you research for publication- tips from a journal editor
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