GFN 2020 Programme Outline
All times are CET (Warsaw/Poland). For New York (US), deduct 6 hours from times listed below. For Sydney (Australia) add 8 hours to times listed below.
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Thursday, 11 June 2020
Global Forum on Nicotine
12:00 - 14:00
Welcome to GFN 2020 - why we are doing this & Plenary 1 Video
Welcome
Gerry Stimson
UK
Welcome message
Video
Welcome
David Sweanor
Canada
Welcome message
Video
Perspectives: setting the scene Video
Presenter
Clive Bates
UK
What's gone wrong?
Video
Presenter
Marewa Glover
New Zealand
Why science should always trump ideology
Video
Presenter
Will Godfrey
USA
Responsible journalism: holding the media to account
Video
Presenter
Clarisse Virgino
Philippines
The threat of prohibition: consumers as collateral damage?
Video
Presenter
Mark Tyndall
Canada
Tobacco harm reduction: ensuring we learn lessons from history
Video
13:05 - 14:00
Q&A time Video
Virtual Coffee Break
14:30 - 15:30
Nicotine: science, ethics and human rights Video
Presenter
Ethan Nadelmann
USA
Introduction to the session
Video
Presenter
Greg Conley
USA
Powerful forces not always benign
Video
Presenter
Samrat Chowdhery
India
Policy, state control and the tobacco monopoly
Video
Presenter
Moira Gilchrist
Switzerland
Can a leopard change its spots?
PDF Video
Presenter
John Oyston
Canada
The importance of a patient-centred approach
Video
Presenter
Fiona Patten
Australia
What or who should guide the political agenda?
Video
Presenter
Ethan Nadelmann
USA
Reflections on the issues raised by panellists
Video
Virtual Coffee Break
16:30 - 17:15
Michael Russell Oration 2020 Video
Welcome
Gerry Stimson
UK
Introduction to the Michael Russell Oration
Video
Oration
Louise Ross
UK
Pragmatism versus dogma: freeing the inner vaper in smokers
Video
Closing
Gerry Stimson
UK
Concluding remarks
Video
Friday, 12 June 2020
DAY TWO: Science, policy and regulation - the drivers for tobacco harm reduction
12:00 - 14:00
Introduction Video
Introduction
Gerry Stimson
UK
 
COVID-19 and other epidemics: the challenges for THR science Video
Introduction
Caitlin Notley
UK
Introduction
Video
Presenter
Riccardo Polosa
Italy
Smoking, vaping and COVID 19: what does the science tell us?
PDF Video
Presenter
Konstantinos Farsalinos
Greece
Unforeseen circumstances: nicotine, COVID-19 and the ACE2 receptor
Video
Presenter
Pini Matzner
Israel
Advanced analytics for the public good: using big data to detect pandemics and outbreaks
PDF Video
Presenter
Roberto Sussman
Mexico
Nicotine use: the consequences of bad science for consumers
Video
13:30 - 14:00
Q&A time Video
Virtual Coffee Break
14:30 - 15:45
Tobacco harm reduction: taking stock on regulation Video
Introduction
Marina Foltea
Switzerland
Introduction
Video
Presenter
Tim Phillips
Spain
How the 2019 US developments will impact the global vape market for many years to come
PDF Video
Presenter
Patricia Kovacevic
USA
Accelerating tobacco harm reduction via regulatory and economics measures
PDF Video
Presenter
Marina Foltea
Switzerland
Demystifying the right to health in the context of e-vapour markets regulation
PDF Video
Presenter
Abrie du Plessis
South Africa
The upcoming Conference of the Parties of the WHO FCTC and the EU Tobacco Products Directive revision
PDF Video
Presenter
Shane MacGuill
UK
Linked destinies? Evolving legal cannabis regulation and the interplay with e-vapour market
PDF Video
Virtual Coffee Break
16:15 - 17:30
Tobacco harm reduction: costs and benefits Video
Introduction
Kevin Mcgirr
USA
Introduction
Video
Presenter
Alex Wodak
Australia
How investment can pay a significant health and social dividend
PDF Video
Presenter
Spike Babaian
USA
Untapped potential: vape shops a health resource
PDF Video
Presenter
Sree Sucharitha
India
Safer nicotine: the potential for change in developing communities
PDF Video
Presenter
Chimwemwe Ngoma
Malawi
Safer nicotine: changing perceptions and lives in a tobacco-driven economy
PDF Video
Closing
Gerry Stimson
UK
Closing remarks
Video

Organisers

KAC•Communications the organiser of GFN is committed to providing a platform for global public health debate, knowledge exchange and networking, underpinned by the principles of inclusiveness and multi-sectoral engagement

Company Details

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London
WC2N 5BY

+48 501 188 768
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