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Updated on: 7/03/2017

Wednesday - March 22

10:00 - 10:15

Tobacco control in portuguese speaking countries

Sessão de Boas-Vindas

10:15 - 13:00

O Panorama de Tabagismo nos Países Lusófonos

Júlio Rodrigues (Cabo Verde), Filomena Wilson (Angola), Letícia Casado (Brasil), Ana Figueiredo (Coimbra) & Luís Saboga Nunes (Lisboa)

13:00 - 14:30

Almoço Livre

14:00 - 16:00

Challenges and Advances of FCTC

Emília Nunes (Portugal), Ana Paula Teixeira (Brasil) & José Rola (Portugal)

16:00 - 16:30


16:30 - 18:00

NGO's and Governments Role in Past, Present and Future Campaigns

Cristiana Fonseca (LPCC - Portugal), José Oliveira (Pulmonale - Portugal) & Cristina Perez (INCA - Brasil)

18:30 - 20:30

Welcome Cocktail & Young Professional Awards Ceremony

Thursday - March 23

08:30 - 10:00

Oral Communications

Room A

Tobacco Control I

  • Policy and advocay in tobacco control in Romania of the Romanian Society of Pneumology
  • Mihaltan Florin

  • Smoking cessation challenges in Eastern Europe
  • Paweł Koczkodaj; Magdalena Cedzyńska; Jakub Łobaszewski; Krzysztof Przewoźniak; Joanna Didkowska; Marta Mańczuk

  • Measuring Sustainability of tobacco Control
  • Ehsan Latif

  • The Smoke-free Helsinki programme in 2007–2015, a model of comprehensive cooperation
  • Tarja Leena Saarinen; Carita Johanna Kuusivuori; Marketta Kupiainen

  • The development of local tobacco control policy in municipal level of indonesia in 2004 - 2015
  • Wahyu Septiono; Anton Kunst

  • Health education instead of product regulation. The "German model" for tobacco control
  • Dietmar Jazbinsek

  • Implementation of Tobacco Control Policy in Russian Federation
  • Marine Gambaryan

  • Tobacco control policies in Germany - Evidence for effectiveness?
  • Tobias Effertz

  • Profit increase through harm reduction? The e-cigarettes from the tobacco industry
  • Dietmar Jazbinsek

Room B

Economics and Legislation I

  • Impact of tobacco taxation on tobacco affordability, tobacco sales and tobacco excise revenues in the European Union countries
  • Konstantin Krasovsky

  • Assessing the economic burden of smoking on the attendees of a public hospital cessation unit: a cross-sectional study.
  • Sofia Ravara; Lúcia Gil1; Dulcelena Neves

  • Cost-effectiveness of preventive policies and programs targeting adolescents: a systematic review
  • Teresa Leão; Anton Kunst; Julian Perelman

  • Tobacco packs examination as a method to estimate the scope of tobacco smuggling into the country
  • Tatiana Andreeva; Natalia Kharchenko; Victoria Zakhozha

  • Advocacy coalitions in tobacco control policy-making in Poland - A historical analysis
  • Mateusz Zatonski

  • The Polish Anti-Tobacco Law - 20 Years On
  • Witold Zatonski

  • Second-hand smoke exposure in settings not regulated by the Spanish smoking law
  • Marcela Fu; Ariadna Feliu; Nuria Cortés; María J. López; Esteve Fernández

  • E-cigarette dicussion in Finland during EU tobacco products directive implementation: actors and arguments
  • Maarit Rautio; Satu Lipponen

  • Snus and electronic cigarettes: starting age and correlates of use among finnish adolescents
  • Otto Ruokolainen; Kirsimarja Raitasalo

Room C

Industry related themes

  • Strategy of the toabcco industry in Romania after implementing the new antitobacco law
  • Mihaltan Florin; Cornel Radu Loghin; Gabriel Tatu Chitoi; Ramona Brad

  • Trends and predictors of support (2010-2015) for a point-of-sale tobacco display ban among smokers: Findings from the ITC Netherlands Survey
  • Dirk Jan Van Mourik; Gera Nagelhout; Marc Willemsen; Geoffrey Fong; Karin Hummel; Bas Van Den Putte; Hein De Vries

  • Investment incentives granted to tobacco industry during 2000-2016 in turkey
  • Efza Evrengil; Murat Güner; Tanzer Gezer; Elif Dagli

  • A teachable toolkit to counteract a tobacco industry document explaining how to increase number of young smokers for more profits
  • Dautzenberg Bertrand; N Guyen Dominick

  • An evidence based taxonomy of tobacco industry political activity
  • Anna Gilmore; S. Ulucanlar; Gk Fooks; Jenny Hatchard

  • Tobacco industry strategies to keep tobacco prices low: evidence from industry data
  • Anna Gilmore; Rosemary Hiscock; Rob Branston; Sara Hitchman; Timea Partos; Ann Mcneill

  • Tobacco pack health warnings rotation by tobacco industry in ukraine
  • Tatiana Andreeva; Victoria Zakhozha; Natalia Kharchenko; Konstantin Krasovsky

  • Connecting the dots – our part in achieving plain packs in Norway
  • Kristin Byrkje

  • Describing smoking-related perceptions and behaviors in France before and after the introduction of plain packaging: DePICT, a nationally-representative survey
  • Fabienne El-Khoury; Camille Bolze; Maria Melchior

  • Young people use and awareness of the ‘electronic cigarette’ in China: a qualitative study
  • Tong Pei

Room D

Epidemiology I

  • Why adolescents do or do not support future tobacco control measures: A multi-method study in The Netherlands
  • Michael Schreuders; Naomi A Lagerweij; Bas Van Den Putte; Anton E Kunst

  • Tobacco control policies and young people in Europe: a systematic review of qualitative studies
  • Natalie Papanastasiou; Sarah Hill; Amanda Amos

  • How can a ban on tobacco sales to minors be effective in changing smoking behavior among youth?- a realist perspective
  • Paulien Nuyts; Thomas Kuijpers; Marc Willemsen; Anton Kuns1

  • Longitudinal relationships between e-cigarette use and smoking initiation in UK adolescents
  • Best Catherine; Sally Haw; Farhana Haseen; Gozde Ozakinci; Dorothy Currie

  • The impact of tobacco control on smoking cessation among the elderly: a longitudinal analysis for 10 european countries
  • Manuel Serrano Alarcón; Julian Perelman

  • Nicotine dependence among adolescents in european union
  • Feray Coban; Mirte Kuipers; Maartje Van Stralen; Matthias Richter; Katharina Rathmann; Julian Perelman; Joana Alves; Bruno Federico; Arja Rimpelä; Vincent Lorant; Anton Kunst

  • Absence of gender differences in smoking cessation in the patients attended in an specialized unit
  • F. Javier Ayesta; Fernando Martín; Miriam Otero

  • Youth activation towards a tobacco free Europe
  • Jan Peloza

10:00 - 11:15

Plenary Session:
Tobacco Control in Europe: Comparing Worlds

Chairs: Elif Dagli & António Araújo
Mervi Hara - Executive Director of Finland ASH
Manfred Neuberger - Consultant of WHO (IARC, IPCS, ECEH), UNDP, ILO, EC (DG research)
Emmanuelle Beguinot - Executive Manager of the French National Committee for Tobacco Control
Tibor Demjen - Head of Unit at the Focal Point for Tobacco Control at the National Institute for Health Development

11:10 - 11:45

Coffee-Break & Poster Presentation

12:00 - 13:30

Geoffrey Fong - Professor of Psychology and of Public Health and Health Systems at University of Waterloo
Luk Joossens - Tobacco Control Officer - Association of European Cancer Leagues
Vítor Veloso - President of Portuguese Cancer League
Sakari Karjalainen - President of Asociation of European Cancer Leagues
Adalberto Campos Fernandes - Portugal Minister of Health
Vytenis Andriukaitis - EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety
HM The Queen Letizia of Spain
Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa - President of the Portuguese Republic

13:30 - 14:30


14:30 - 15:30

Parallel Sessions

Room A

ENSP Projects - Science and research for Tobacco Control

Chairs: Dr. Francisco Rodriguez Lozano & Cornel Radu-Loghin

  • EQUIPT – European study on Quantifying Utility of Investment in Protecting from Tobacco (FP7)
  • Dominick Nguyen & Hein de Vries

  • TackSHS - Tackling secondhand tobacco smoke and e-cigarette emissions: exposure assessment, novel interventions, impact on lung diseases and economic burden in diverse European populations - (Horizon2020)
  • Esteve Fernandez

  • Tob-G – Tobacco Cessation Guidelines for high risk groups (Public Health Programme)
  • Panagiotis Behrakis

  • SILNE-R - Enhancing the effectiveness of strategies to prevent smoking in adolescents (Horizon2020)
  • Anton Kunst

  • EUREST PLUS -European Regulatory Science on Tobacco: Policy implementation to reduce lung diseases (Horizon2020)
  • Constantin Vardavas

Room B

An innovative large-scale smoking cessation programme using Facebook

Chair: Alexandre Dubuis & Jean-Paul Humair

  • Development of the tool on Facebook
  • Fabrice Joliat

  • Description of the smoking cessation intervention
  • Jean-Paul Humair

  • Effect of the program on participants: satisfaction, activity on the social network and smoking behaviour
  • Alexandre Dubuis

  • Economic analysis
  • Stephan Brun

Room C

Fight Against Tobacco: sharing experiences and learning

Chairs: Mónica Gomes

  • The Role Of Civil Society In The Smoke-Free Law Enforcement and Tobacco Endgame Policy
  • Lillia Olefir

  • Communications tools for tobacco control
  • Daniela Rangel

Room D

Safety of electronic cigarettes - the known, the unknown and the possible

Chairs: Maciej L. Goniewicz & Lion Shahab

  • Will chronic e-cigarette use cause lung disease? Health effects of inhaled flavorings in e-cigarettes
  • Maciej Goniewicz

  • Still smoking while vaping? Health risk and benefits of dual use
  • Lion Shahab

  • Not only smoking is deadly: Intentional and accidental nicotine poisoning from e-liquids among children and adults
  • Lukasz Balwicki

  • The potential health consequences of secondhand exposure to e-cigarettes
  • Mark Travers

15:45 - 16:45

Parallel Sessions

Room A

Unfinished business - tobacco control in the nordic countries

Chair: Elif Dagli

  • Status of smoking and tobacco control in the Nordic countries
  • Niels Them Kjær

  • Strengths and drawbacks in each country
  • Mette Gry Münchow, Mervi Hara, Guðlaug B. Guðjónsdóttir, Ingrid Stenstadvold Ross & Margaretha Haglund

  • Future challenges and possibilities
  • Ewy Thornqvist

  • Open discussion
Room B

Tackling exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke and e-cigarette aerosols: research in progress

Chair: Esteve Fernádez

  • Introduction: background and overall project aims
  • Esteve Fernández

  • Environmental assessment of SHS exposure in private settings and outdoor settings in Europe
  • Maria José López

  • Survey on SHS and electronic cigarettes in Europe
  • Esteve Fernández

  • Measuring for change: air quality feedback to reduce SHS exposure in the home and car
  • Olena Tigova

  • Exposure to SHS in exempted areas/outside areas and acute health effects in patients with chronic lung disease
  • Luke Clancy & Sheila Keogan

  • Clinical impact of SHS exposure to e-cigarettes emissions on the respiratory system
  • Constantine Vardavas

  • SHS in experimental and real-life conditions: methods of measurement
  • Ario Ruprecht & Cinzia di Marco

  • Attributable mortality and morbidity to SHS in Europe.
  • Giuseppe Gorini

  • Project dissemination
  • Andrea Glahn

  • Open Discussion
Room C

Smoking cessation among cancer patients

Chair: Marta Mańczuk & Krzysztof Przewozniak

  • Smoking, smoking cessation and cancer treatment. Chair: Marta Mańczuk
  • Magdalena Cedzynska

  • Tobacco attributable fraction in cancer morbidity and mortality
  • Marta Manczuk

  • Pilot project: tobacco dependence treatment among patients of Cancer Centre and Institute of Oncology
  • Irena Przepiorka

Room D

Addressing The Tobacco Control Recommendations Of The 4th Edition Of The European Code Against Cancer: Best Practice From Cancer Leagues In Europe

Chair: Jakub Lobaszewski & David Ritchie

  • Designing and implementing a comprehensive and creative anti-smoking campaign: the experience of The Israel Cancer Association
  • Avital Pato Benari

  • Developing tools for smoking cessation: the case of La Ligue contre le Cancer
  • Yana Dimitrova

  • Working in partnership to reduce tobacco use and foster smoke free environments: the example of Cancer Focus Northern Ireland
  • Gerry McElwee

16:45 - 17:15

Coffee-Break & Poster Presentation

17:15 - 18:15

Parallel Sessions

Room A

Tobacco Taxation: Possible Revision of Directive 2011/64/EU on the structure and rates of excise duty applied to manufactured tobacco

Chair: Florence Berteletti

  • The policy process relating to the revision of the Tobacco Tax Directive and the adoption of an EU tracking and tracing system for tobacco products
  • Kristina Stoyanova

  • SFP`s position paper and its 4 top priorities
  • Deborah Arnott

  • Prevent20 - a global coalition of cancer groups calling on governments to raise tobacco taxes, the single most effective tobacco control intervention
  • Florence Berteletti

  • What is tracking and tracing of tobacco products, what is envisaged in the EU tracking and tracing system and the global WHO FCTC Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products (ITP)
  • Luk Joossens

Room B

UK Electronic Cigarette Research Forum – Creating a Framework to Facilitate Policy Development Research

Chair: Alison Cox

  • E-Cigarette Policy Context in the UK and Europe
  • Martin Dockrell

  • The UK E-Cigarette Research Forum
  • Alyssa Best

  • E-Cigarette Policy Research: An Example - Professor
  • Amanda Amos

  • Discussion
Room C

Young people and tobacco consumption

Chairs: Florin Mihaltan & Niels Them Kjaer

  • European cooperation for an ENSP Youth Tobacco Control Network
  • Jan Peloza

  • Could tobacco control policies reduce socioeconomic inequalities in youth smoking? Results from the SILNE-R project
  • Anton Kunst

  • US-Europe knowledge transfer - CTFK’s work in the US mobilizing youth
  • Joshua Abrams

  • Tobacco ads promotion to children at the point of sale in Georgia
  • George Bakhturidze

  • Teachers against Tobacco for a Smoke free Sweden in 2025
  • Ingrid Talu

Friday - March 24

08:30 - 10:00

Oral Communications

Room A

Tobacco Control II

  • Mobilizing public opinion for a Tobacco Endgame strategy – possibilities and obstacles
  • Göran Boëthius; Lena Sjöberg; Ewy Thörnqvist

  • Tobacco policy in Switzerland – a juggling act between big tobacco and the World Health Organization?
  • Reto Wiesli

  • Determinants of support for tobacco control measures in the Netherlands: the role of ideology and ideas about government
  • Thomas Kuijpers; Marc Willemsen; Anton Kunst

  • Tobacco non-lung associated diseases: the case of cervical cancer
  • Rui Medeiros

  • Smoking intensity and dental caries severity in Indonesian men
  • Wasis Sumartono; Hasbullah Thabrany; Ratna Meidyawati

  • Avoidable cancer cases in the nordic countries – the impact of tobacco smoking
  • Therese Andersson; Gerda Engholm; Eero Pukkala; Magnus Stenbeck; Laufey Tryggvadottir; Elisabete Weiderpass; Hans Storm

  • Smoking cessation during cancer treatment – attitudes of the doctors and patients
  • Paweł Koczkodaj

  • Lung cancer screening and smoking cessation: the latest developments
  • Carlijn Van Der Aalst; Kevin Ten Haaf; Harry De Koning

Room B

Economics and Legislation II

  • What is happening to tobacco prices in europe?
  • Filippos T Filippidis; Anthony A Laverty; Jasper V Been; Christopher Millett

  • Tobacco free pension funds
  • Ingrid Talu

  • Tobacco, Finance and the Sustainable Development Goals
  • Rachel Melsom

  • "It’s a very grey area?": how retailers are being encouraged to promote tobacco in a dark retail market
  • Martine Stead; Richard Purves; Douglas Eadie; Sally Haw

  • An Exploration of Electronic Cigarette Shops and Users in the East Midlands, UK
  • Julie Pattinson; Sarah Lewis; Manpreet Bains; John Britton; Tessa Langley

  • The blue company program: a methodology for promoting tobacco free workplaces
  • José Oliveira; Nuno Marques; Isabel Magalhães; António Araújo

  • Secondhand smoke exposure at homes with children: environmental nicotine assessment
  • Maria Jose Lopez; Xavier Continente; Teresa Arechavala; Monica Perez-Rios; Anna Schiaffino; Esteve Fernandez; Gloria Muñoz; Francesc Centrich; Nuria Cortes

  • First Steps 2 Smoke-Free (FS2SF): Using air-quality feedback to facilitate smoke-free homes
  • Sean Semple; Amanda Amos; Stephen Turner; Rachel O'donnell; Tracy Henderson; Lynn Adams; Susan Lyttle; Shirley Mitchell

  • The Criminal Law Solution to the Tobacco Pandemic: Principles and Practice
  • Amos Hausner

Room C

Cessation I

  • Computer tailored eHealth to help smokers to quit smoking
  • Hein De Vries

  • Harm reduction strategies 1980s-2020s in Finland
  • Mervi Hara; Satu Lipponen

  • Barriers and facilitators for smoking cessation among adults from multi-problem households: a qualitative study
  • Gera Nagelhout; Lette Hogeling; Renate Spruijt; Nathalie Postma; Hein De Vries

  • Quit rates and dependence levels in groups of Swedish daily smokers with respectively without uptake of daily snus use
  • Lars Ramstrom

  • Is a computer-tailored e-learning program for practice nurses effective in improving their smoking cessation guideline adherence in primary care?
  • Dennis De Ruijter; Eline Smit; Hein De Vries; Ciska Hoving

  • Exploring determinants of practice nurses’ adherence to evidence-based smoking cessation guidelines in general practice
  • Dennis De Ruijter; Eline Smit; Hein De Vries; Ciska Hoving

  • Tailoring smoking cessation services to smokers' perceived needs in ukraine
  • Tatiana Andreeva; Tatiana Petrenko; Natalia Kharchenko; Victoria Zakhozha

  • STOP! You are worth it
  • Ywonne Wiklund

  • Effectiveness of smoking cessation training in armenia
  • Arusyak Harutyunyan; Armine Abrahamyan; Varduhi Hayrumyan; Armine Danielyan; Varduhi Petrosyan

  • Tobacco Addiction – Quitting Smoking through Systems Approach Psychology
  • Juliana Bilachi

Room D


  • Mass Media and Tobacco in Bangladesh: An investigation on the role of mass media in the light of tobacco control
  • Tahsina Sadeque

  • Video-based tobacco prevention - school workshops in times of youtube
  • Holger Schmid, Susanne Anliker, Christophe Gut and Petra Vonmoos

  • Comparison of different vehicle's emissions and cigarette smoke: real time experiments and movie shows for antismoking educational purpose
  • Ario Alberto Ruprecht; Cinzia De Marco; Paolo Pozzi; Roberto Mazza; Chiara Veronese; Giorgia Angellotti; Elena Munarini; Roberto Boffi

  • Smoking in french movies: impact on youth and policy options
  • Dimitrova Yana; Andrea Waylen

  • A randomised controlled trial (RCT) evaluation of the ‘Dead Cool’ smoking prevention programme in schools
  • Gerry Mcelwee; A. Thurston; L. Dunne; A. Gildea; F. Kee; N. Craig; P. Stark

  • Can TV Mass Media Campaigns Lead to Changes in Smoking Behaviour in Scotland? A Structural Vector Autoregression Analysis
  • Daniel F Mackay; Jill P Pell; David Bell; Tessa Langley; Sally Haw; Houra Haghpanahan

  • A "Virtual reality experience?" to shape the awareness of young people on tobacco products advertising
  • Pasche Myriam; Zürcher Karin; Prince Vanessa

  • The DO-IT project: Optimizing the implementation of the Tobacco dependence guideline using e-health applications
  • Eline Meijer; Rianne M.J.J. Van Der Kleij; Dewi Segaar; Niels H. Chavannes

10:00 - 10:30

Coffee-Break & Poster Presentation

10:30 - 12:00

Plenary Session:
Rising worlds: products, prevention and cessation

Chairs: Sakari Karjalainen & Rui Medeiros
Allison Cox - Director for Cancer Prevention at Cancer Research UK
Esteve Fernandez - Director of the WHO Collaborating Center on Tobacco Control
Ehsan Latif - Director of The Union Europe Office
Kari Paaso - Head of Unit for Harm Prevention

12:15 - 13:15

Satellite Symposium: Treatment of Tobacco Dependence - From Policy to Action

13:15 - 14:30


Building European networks on law and tobacco (hosted by the Norwegian Cancer Society)

Chair: Ingrid Stenstadvold-Ross

  • Steps to Smoke Free Republic of Moldova
  • Oxana Domenti

  • The role of legislation in tobacco control - Experience from Finland
  • Meri Paavola

  • Legal scholarship in the field of tobacco control in Europe
  • Marie Elske Gispen

  • Ways of achieving legal knowledge in tobacco control
  • Deborah Arnott, Anca Toma Friedlaender & Marianne Hammer

14:30 - 15:30

Parallel Sessions

Room A

Combating tobacco industry interference: policy and advocacy strategies

Chair: Anca Toma Friedlaender

  • The Policy Dystopia Model: Tobacco industry strategies to influence public policy
  • Jennifer Hatchard

  • Lithuanian public institutions consensus position on tobacco industry interference
  • Nijole Gostautaite Midttun

  • Exposing tobacco industry tactics: strategies and case studies
  • Joshua Abrams

Room B

Implementing WHO-FCTC art.14: Time to prioritise tobacco dependence and treatment

Chair: Panagiotis Behrakis & Krzysztof Przewozniak

  • Setting the WHO context for FCTC Article 14
  • Dongbo Fu

  • Global perspective on FCTC Article 14
  • Katie Kemper

  • Why is Tobacco Treatment is a priority
  • Emma Croghan

  • Smokers' Visits to Health Care Providers, and Likelihood of Receiving Advice to Quit Across 20 Countries of the ITC Project
  • Geoffrey Fong

  • Experiences from co-operation between Finland and Kyrgyzstan in developing tobacco cessation in Central Asia
  • Patrick Sandstrom

  • European Tobacco Dependence Treatment Guidelines, including for priority groups
  • Constantine Vardavas

Room C

Impact of economic crises and migration crises on smoking

Chair: Hein de Vries

  • How did the economic recession that started in 2007 affect tobacco use? A systematic realist literature review
  • Karin Hummel

  • Mechanisms explaining how unemployment affects smoking cessation during an economic recession. Findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Netherlands Survey
  • Gera Nagelhout

  • Migrant status and tobacco smoking trajectories during the perinatal periods with data from the Elfe French cohort study
  • Fabienne el Khoury

  • The Rational and Political Use of Evidence in the UK E-Cigarettes Policy Debates
  • Benjamin Hawkins

Room D

The consequences of Brexit for tobacco control

Debate with: Florence Berteletti, Guy Muller, Luk Joosens & Gary Fooks

15:45 - 16:45

Parallel Sessions

Room A

Corporate influence in health policy making: strategies used by tobacco and alcohol industries

Chair: Marc Willemsen

  • Setting the rules of the game: Tobacco industry political involvement in the Dutch interpretation of FCTC Article 5.3
  • Jessamina Lie

  • Controlling Corporate Influence in Health Policy Making? An Assessment of the Implementation of Article 5.3 of the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control
  • Gary Fooks

  • One unhealthy commodities industry? Policy implications of links across alcohol, tobacco and ultra-processed food companies
  • Jeff Collin

  • Discussion
Room B

Role of media in strengthening TC policies

  • Social media advocacy promoting tobacco free policies in Ukraine
  • Oksana Totovytska

  • Communication strategies to encourage enforcement in Russia
  • Olga Knorre & Irina Morozova

  • Media war: TI interference with TAPS ban in Bulgaria
  • Gergana Geshanova

  • Media campaign against water pipe smoking in Turkey
  • Tuba Durgut

Room C

The role of medical societies and patient organizations in tobacco control capacity building

Chair: Elif Dagli

  • New partnerships: the ERS/ALAT Latin-American Working Group on Tobacco Control
  • Sofia Ravara

  • Innovative tobacco control in Europe: Smokehaz and other ERS advocacy projects
  • Paraskevi Katsaounou

  • Why it is important and what is needed to engage patients and the public in tobacco control and health advocacy?
  • Dan Smyth

Room D

Protecting children and youngsters against second hand smoke and tobacco

Chair: Roisin Foster

  • Legal action and awareness campaigns to protect children against second hand smoke and tobacco in Flanders (Belgium)
  • Hedwig Verhaegen

  • How to prevent children from smoking and realize a smoke free generation by denormalizing tobacco and reducing its temptations
  • Laura Houtenbos

  • Working to achieve a tobacco free Scotland and reduce youth smoking
  • Amanda Amos

16:45 - 17:15

Coffee-Break & Poster Presentation

17:15 - 18:15

Parallel Sessions

Room A

How to build and spread your tobacco-free future scenario. The Dutch and UK story

Fenton Howell

  • Strategy on how CRUK stimulated initial thinking about long-range ambitions, and strategies to achieve a tobacco free future by commissioning a report and supporting dialogue to analyse the application of End Game? thinking to the UK
  • Alison Cox

  • The strategy of the Netherlands, where through building a strong Alliance from partners working together on one strategy “Towards a Smoke Free Generation?
  • Dewi Segaar

  • The strategy of the Netherlands, where through building a strong Alliance from partners working together on one strategy “Towards a Smoke Free Generation?
  • Laura Houtenbos

  • The report that provides a blue-print for the UK government mid-term tobacco control strategy that includes a tobacco free UK ambition and interim targets
  • Deborah Arnott

Room B

Scientific evidence to inform policy makers: The potential of the ITC (International Tobacco Control) Policy Evaluation Project to inform and accelerate tobacco control action in Europe

Chair: Constantine Vardavas

  • Introduction
  • Constantine Vardavas

  • Using Evidence to Strengthen Tobacco Control Policies: Examples from the ITC Project
  • Geoffrey Fong

  • Early findings from Australia on standardised tobacco packaging: ITC Australia and UK data comparison
  • Timea Partos

  • Using data from the ITC project to evaluate the impact and to refute side-effects of smoke-free legislation in Germany
  • Ute Mons

  • Getting tobacco control on the political agenda in the Netherlands: importance of evidence from the ITC project
  • Marc Willemsen

  • Discussion
Room C

Trade and Investment Agreement and Tobacco

Chair: Emma Woodford

  • Tobacco industry litigation and regulatory chill
  • Ben Hawkins

  • Tobacco Companies, Trade and Investment Agreement and Policy Influence
  • Gary Fooks

  • Assessing the effectiveness and consequences of a tobacco carve-out
  • Laura Graen

  • Discussion
20:00 - 23:00

Farewell Dinner at Ferreira Wine Cellars

Transfer from the venue leaving at 19:45

Saturday - March 25

08:30 - 10:00

Oral Communications

Room A

Cessation II

  • Online Smoking Cessation – a new approach to an old habit
  • Filipa Carriço; Filomena Luís; Marcos Oliveira; Filipa Fernandes; Gonçalo Samouco; Madalena Reis; João Parreira

  • Provision of smoking cessation care in a psychiatric setting in Ireland
  • Annette Burns; James Lucey; Judith Strawbridge; Luke Clancy; Frank Doyle

  • Smokers’ views and preferences regarding personal carbon monoxide monitors linked to smartphone apps - an interview and think aloud study
  • Aleksandra Herbec; Lion Shahab; Robert West

  • Does inclusion of craving management tools increase effectiveness of a stop smoking app at 6-month follow-up? Results from bupaquit trial
  • Aleksandra Herbec; Lion Shahab; Alexandru Matei; Jamie Brown; Harveen Kaur Ubhi; Emma Beard; Robert West

  • Assessing the adaptation and implementation fidelity of an Online Tobacco Cessation Training Program in three Latin American countries
  • Cristina Martinez; Assumpta Company; Olga Guillen; Merce Margalet; Martha Arrien; Claudia Sanchez; Paula Caceres

  • Salutogenesis and the sense of coherence as a framework of a web-assisted tobacco cessation intervention to increment smokers’ health literacy
  • Luis Saboga-Nunes

  • The cost-effectiveness of internet-based interventions for smoking cessation in the Netherlands. An analysis based on the EQUIPT ROI model
  • Kei Long Cheung; Ben Wijnen; Mickael Hiligsmann; Kathryn Coyle; Doug Coyle; Subhash Pokhrel; Hein De Vries; Maximilian Prager; Silvia Evers

  • How to measure smoking cessation; is there consensus? A Delphi study
  • Kei Long Cheung; Dennis De Ruijter; Mickael Hiligsmann; Iman Elfeddali; Ciska Hoving; Silvia Evers; Hein De Vries

  • Understanding the stakeholders’ intention to use model-based economic evaluations: an EQUIPT study
  • Kei Long Cheung; Silvia Evers; Mickael Hiligsmann; Zoltán Vokó; Subhash Pokhrel; Teresa Jones; Celia Muñoz; Silke Wolfenstetter; Judit Józwiak-Hagymásy; Hein De Vries

  • Challenges for smoking cessation interventions in Primary Care
  • João Brites; Margarida Gil Conde; Raquel Carmona Ramos

  • Primary healthcare physicians’ practice and confidence in smoking cessation: a cross-sectional study in Armenia
  • Armine Abrahamyan; Varduhi Hayrumyan; Arusyak Harutyunyan

Room B

Other Diseases

  • Smoking abstinence after an Acute Coronary Syndrome: A longitudinal study
  • Vânia Rocha; Marina Guerra; Marina Lemos; Geoffrey Williams

  • Tobacco and female sexual dysfunction - where there is smoke there is no fire?
  • Lídia Oliveira

  • How illegal Swedish snus ends up as Finnish youngsters’ health hazard?
  • Eeva Ollila; Seppo Soine-Rajanummi; Pekka Salminen; Risto Fonselius

  • Burden of disease form second-hand smoke: a review
  • Giulia Carreras; Giuseppe Gorini; Esteve Fernández; Maria J. López; Silvano Gallus; Sean Semple; Luke Clancy; Panagiotis Behrakis; Ario A. Ruprecht; Angel López-Nicolás; Dominick Nguyen; Joan B Soriano

  • Health effects associated with exposure to second-hand smoke
  • Giulia Carreras; Giuseppe Gorini; Esteve Fernández; Maria J. López; Silvano Gallus; Sean Semple; Luke Clancy; Panagiotis Behrakis; Ario A. Ruprecht; Angel López-Nicolás; Dominick Nguyen; Joan B Soriano

  • Smoking cessation at 6 to 12 months after myocardial infarction: a cross-sectional study in Armenia
  • Varduhi Hayrumyan; Arusyak Harutyunyan; Tsovinar Harutyunyan

  • Compliance with smoke-free standards in the national tuberculosis control center (NTCC), Armenia
  • Zaruhi Grigoryan; Lusine Musheghyan; Arusyak Harutyunyan; Nune Truzyan1; Varduhi Petrosyan

  • Arteries under pressure: the effect of tobacco consumption in systolic and diastolic blood pressure
  • Alexandra Amoroso

  • Simple procedure to identify smoker and offer NRT the first hours of a hospital stay
  • Dautzenberg Bertrand; Bertolus Chloe; Diakhate Anne; Toubon Morgane

Room C

Novel tobacco products

  • Cotinine is a potent unrecognized developmental toxin
  • Stefano Bastianini; Viviana Lo Martire; Alessandro Silvani; Giovanna Zoccoli; Chiara Berteotti; Hugo Lagercrantz; Anders Arner; Gary Cohen

  • Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No it’s an ENDS. Novel tobacco products under the FCTC
  • Lukasz Gruszczynski

  • E-cigarettes- the need to broaden the debate
  • Ehsan Latif; Mithun Nair

  • Symptoms reported by electronic-cigarettes users in social media
  • Elif Dagli; Ummuhan Pece; Murat Güner; Füsun Yıldız; Osman Elbek

  • Attitudes of serbian adults toward e-cigerette use and reasons for trying
  • Biljana Kilibarda; Srmena Krstev; Nadezda Nikolic; Nada Kosic Bibic

  • Exposure to secondhand aerosol produced by electronic cigarettes: a systematic review
  • Esteve Fernández; Marcela Fu; Jose María Martínez-Sánchez; Olena Tigova; Armando Peruga; Tackshs Investigators

  • Who smokes menthol and slim cigarettes in Poland - a giant in their production?
  • Krzysztof Przewozniak; Jakub Lobaszewski; Joanna Didkowska

  • Psychosocial well-being predicts frequency of waterpipe use in adolescents
  • Ywonne Wiklund; Rathi Ramji; Judy Arnetz; Maria Nilsson; Bengt Arnetz

  • Can public health reconcile profits and pandemics? An analysis of attitudes to commercial sector engagment in health policy and research
  • Jeff Collin; Sarah Hill; Mor Kandlik Eltanani; Evgeniya Plotnikova; Rob Ralston; Katherine E Smith

  • Classification of Smoking Status of University Students Using J48 Algorithm
  • Zeynep Didem Unutmaz Durmuşoğlu; Pınar Kocabey Çiftçi

  • The Rational and Political Use of Evidence in the UK E-Cigarettes Policy Debates
  • Benjamin Hawkins; Stefanie Ettelt

Room D

Epidemiology II

  • Towards 'child-proof' tobacco control
  • Marie Elske Gispen; Brigit Toebes

  • Demographic ageing and the evolution of smoking-attributable mortality: the example of Germany
  • Ute Mons

  • Is there difference between gender in E-cigarette initiation and tobacco use in Parisian teenagers?
  • Dautzenberg Bertrand; Birkui Pierre; Rieu Nicole; Dautzenberg Marie Dominique

  • How do medical students start smoking: the first follow-up of a cohort started in a medical school, izmir, turkey
  • Raika Durusoy; Aslı Davas; Aliye Mandiracioglu; Zeliha Öcek; Hür Hassoy; Ali Osman Karababa

  • The social patterning of smoking in Portugal: 2005-2014
  • Joana Alves; Julian Perelman

  • Change of secondhand smoke and its sociodemographic patterning: Portugal, 2005-2014
  • Joana Alves; Rita Filipe; Julian Perelman

  • The relationship between prenatal maternal smoking to psychological and neurodevelopmental problems in children
  • Marlene Freire; Miguel Louro

10:00 - 10:30

Coffee-Break & Poster Presentation

10:30 - 12:00

Plenary Session:
Defining boundaries: FCTC

Chairs: Luk Joossens & Vitor Veloso
Anna-Eva Ampelas - Head of Unit for Health in All Policies, Global Health and Tobacco Control in the in DG SANTE of the European Commission
Florence Berteletti - Director of the SFP
Angel Lopez - Professor of Economics at the Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena
Wanda de Kanter - Physician in the Netherlands Cancer Institute in Amsterdam

12:15 - 13:15

Closing Session

Vitor Veloso
Sakari Karjalainen
Luk Joossens
Rui Medeiros

Organized by:

Health Program - European Union
Association of European Cancer Leagues
Liga Portuguesa Contra o Cancro

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