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.
Thursday, 11 June 2020
Global Forum on Nicotine
12:00 - 12:15
Welcome to GFN 2020 - why we are doing this
Welcome
Gerry Stimson
UK
Welcome
David Sweanor
Canada
12:15 - 13:30
Perspectives: setting the scene
Presenter
Clive Bates
UK
What's gone wrong?
Session: 2020-06-11 13:30 - Now: 2020-06-06 09:19
Presenter
Marewa Glover
New Zealand
Why science should always trump ideology
Session: 2020-06-06 09:19 - Now: 2020-06-06 09:19
Presenter
Will Godfrey
USA
Responsible journalism: holding the media to account
Session: 2020-06-06 09:19 - Now: 2020-06-06 09:19
Presenter
Clarisse Virgino
Philippines
The threat of prohibition: consumers as collateral damage?
Session: 2020-06-06 09:19 - Now: 2020-06-06 09:19
Presenter
Mark Tyndall
Canada
Tobacco harm reduction: ensuring we learn lessons from history
Session: 2020-06-06 09:19 - Now: 2020-06-06 09:19
13:30 - 14:30
Virtual Coffee Break
14:30 - 15:30
Nicotine: science, ethics and human rights
Presenter
Ethan Nadelmann
USA
Introduction to the session
Session: 2020-06-11 15:30 - Now: 2020-06-06 09:19
Presenter
Greg Conley
USA
Powerful forces not always benign
Session: 2020-06-06 09:19 - Now: 2020-06-06 09:19
Presenter
Samrat Chowdhery
India
Policy, state control and the tobacco monopoly
Session: 2020-06-06 09:19 - Now: 2020-06-06 09:19
Presenter
Moira Gilchrist
Switzerland
Can a leopard change its spots?
Session: 2020-06-06 09:19 - Now: 2020-06-06 09:19
Presenter
John Oyston
Canada
The importance of a patient-centred approach
Session: 2020-06-06 09:19 - Now: 2020-06-06 09:19
Presenter
Fiona Patten
Australia
What or who should guide the political agenda?
Session: 2020-06-06 09:19 - Now: 2020-06-06 09:19
Presenter
Ethan Nadelmann
USA
Reflections on the issues raised by panellists
Session: 2020-06-06 09:19 - Now: 2020-06-06 09:19
16:00 - 16:30
Virtual Coffee Break
16:30 - 17:15
Michael Russell Oration 2020
Welcome
Gerry Stimson
UK
Introduction to the Michael Russell Oration
Session: 2020-06-11 17:15 - Now: 2020-06-06 09:19
Oration
Louise Ross
UK
Pragmatism versus dogma: freeing the inner vaper in smokers
Session: 2020-06-06 09:19 - Now: 2020-06-06 09:19
Closing
Gerry Stimson
UK
Concluding remarks
Session: 2020-06-06 09:19 - Now: 2020-06-06 09:19
Friday, 12 June 2020
DAY TWO
12:00 - 12:15
Day Two Introduction
Presenter
Gerry Stimson
UK
Science, policy and regulation - the drivers for tobacco harm reduction
Session: 2020-06-12 12:15 - Now: 2020-06-06 09:19
 
12:15 - 14:00
COVID-19 and other epidemics: the challenges for THR science
Introduction
Caitlin Notley
UK
Introduction
Session: 2020-06-12 14:00 - Now: 2020-06-06 09:19
Presenter
Riccardo Polosa
Italy
Smoking, vaping and COVID 19: what does the science tell us?
Session: 2020-06-06 09:19 - Now: 2020-06-06 09:19
Presenter
Konstantinos Farsalinos
Greece
Unforeseen circumstances: nicotine, COVID-19 and the ACE2 receptor
Session: 2020-06-06 09:19 - Now: 2020-06-06 09:19
Presenter
Pini Matzner
Israel
Advanced analytics for the public good: using big data to detect pandemics and outbreaks
Session: 2020-06-06 09:19 - Now: 2020-06-06 09:19
Presenter
Roberto Sussman
Mexico
Nicotine use: the consequences of bad science for consumers
Session: 2020-06-06 09:19 - Now: 2020-06-06 09:19
14:00 - 14:30
Virtual Coffee Break
14:30 - 15:45
Tobacco harm reduction: taking stock on regulation
Introduction
Marina Foltea
Switzerland
Introduction
Session: 2020-06-12 15:45 - Now: 2020-06-06 09:19
Presenter
Tim Phillips
Spain
How the 2019 US developments will impact the global vape market for many years to come
Session: 2020-06-06 09:19 - Now: 2020-06-06 09:19
Presenter
Patricia Kovacevic
USA
Accelerating tobacco harm reduction via regulatory and economics measures
Session: 2020-06-06 09:19 - Now: 2020-06-06 09:19
Presenter
Marina Foltea
Switzerland
Demystifying the right to health in the context of e-vapour markets regulation
Session: 2020-06-06 09:19 - Now: 2020-06-06 09:19
Presenter
Abrie du Plessis
South Africa
The upcoming Conference of the Parties of the WHO FCTC and the EU Tobacco Product Directive revision
Session: 2020-06-06 09:19 - Now: 2020-06-06 09:19
Presenter
Shane MacGuill
UK
Linked destinies? Evolving legal cannabis regulation and the interplay with e-vapour market
Session: 2020-06-06 09:19 - Now: 2020-06-06 09:19
16:15 - 17:30
Tobacco harm reduction: costs and benefits
Introduction
Kevin Mcgirr
USA
Introduction
Session: 2020-06-12 17:30 - Now: 2020-06-06 09:19
Presenter
Alex Wodak
Australia
How investment can pay a significant health and social dividend
Session: 2020-06-06 09:19 - Now: 2020-06-06 09:19
Presenter
Spike Babaian
USA
Untapped potential: vape shops a health resource
Session: 2020-06-06 09:19 - Now: 2020-06-06 09:19
Presenter
Sree Sucharitha
India
Safer nicotine: the potential for change in developing communities
Session: 2020-06-06 09:19 - Now: 2020-06-06 09:19
Presenter
Chimwemwe Ngoma
Malawi
Safer nicotine: changing perceptions and lives in a tobacco-driven economy
Session: 2020-06-06 09:19 - Now: 2020-06-06 09:19
Closing
Gerry Stimson
UK

Organisers

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  • Tobacco harm reduction
  • Nicotine
  • Global Forum
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