Tentative Scientific Programme

International Conference on Public Health Priorities in the 21st Century:
The Endgame for Tobacco


Pre-Conference: September 9&10, 2013

08:00 - 18:00 - Registration

September 9, 2013

09:30 - 17:30: (PCW-1) Using State Specific Surveillance Data from India: Data to Policy & Building Blocks of Tobacco Control Research

September 10, 2013

09:30 - 17:30: (PCW-1) Using State Specific Surveillance Data from India: Data to Policy & Building Blocks of Tobacco Control Research

09:30 - 17:30: (PCW-2) Advancing Tobacco Control in Developing Countries - Experiences from Project STEPS

09:30 - 17:30: (PCW-3) Capacity Building Workshop on Prevention and Control of NCD Risk Factors

09:30 - 17:30: (PCW-4) Integrating tobacco control and health promotion in health professionals education in India

Conference Day One: September 11, 2013

08:00 - 18:00 - Registration

09:00 - 10:30 - Inaugural Ceremony

10:30- 11:00: (PP-1) Poster Presentations&Coffee Break

11:00 - 12:30: (PL-1)Opening Plenary:'Preparing for a Tobacco-Free World: From FCTC to Tobacco Endgame'

12:30 - 13:30 - Lunch Seminars

13:45 & 15:15 - Concurrent Symposia

(S 1) The Economics of Tobacco and Tobacco Control

(S 2) Multi-Sectoral Partnerships: A Cornerstone for the Tobacco Endgame

(S 3) Transitioning to Alternative Livelihood: Crucial to Endgame

(S 4) Ending the Tobacco Epidemic: An Imperative in NCD Prevention

(S-5) Getting the World to Agree and Act: From Consensus to Governance

15:15 - 15:45: (PP-2) Poster Presentations & Coffee Break

15:45 - 17:15: (OP-1) Oral Presentations

17:15 - 18:15 - Concurrent Panel Discussions

(PD-1) "Cancer Societies: What Role Can They Play in Promoting the Tobacco Endgame?" (Invited partner session by ACS)

(PD-2) Tobacco Endgame via Development: Role of UN and Development Partners

(PD-3) Increasing Effectiveness of Tobacco Cessation

(PD-4) Advocating Full Implementation of 'FCTC'

18:15 - 20:30: FCTC&COTPA@10 and Cultural Event

20:30 onwards - Dinner

Conference Day Two: September 12, 2013

08:00 - 12:00 Registration

08:45 - 10:15: (HP-1) Are We Game for Endgame?

08:45 - 10:15: (HP-2) Countering Industry Response

10:15 - 10:45: (PP-3) Poster Presentations&Coffee Break

10:45 - 12:15 - Concurrent Symposia

(S-6) Best Practices for Closing TAPS

(S-7) Plain Packaging: A Shining Armour in the Tobacco Battle (Invited partner session by HRIDAY)

(S-8) Impact and Challenges of Tobacco Use in India: Findings from TCP India Project (Invited partner session by Healis-Sekhsaria Institute for Public Health)

(S-9) The Tobacco - Free Generation Endgame (Invited partner session by National University of Singapore)

(S-10) Riding the Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) and Development Waves to Curb the Tobacco Epidemic (Invited partner session by HealthBridge)

12:15 - 13:15 - Lunch Seminars

13:30 - 15:00 - (OP-2) Oral Presentations

15:00 - 15:30 - (PP-4) Poster Presentations & Coffee Break

15:30 - 16:30 - Concurrent Panel Discussions

(PD-5) Illicit Trade: - Implications on Endgame Objectives

(PD-6) Law, Ethics and Human Rights: Building Blocks of Tobacco Endgame

(PD-7) Conflicting Goals, Motivators, and Rules for Different Players "Where You Stand is a Function of Where You Sit".

(PD-8) Trade and Investment Agreements in the Context of the WHO FCTC and its Guidelines

16:30 - 18:00 - (PL-2) Closing Plenary - Integrating Elimination of Tobacco into Post 2015 Sustainable Development Agenda

Technical Co-Sponsor
Technical Partners
America Cancer Society Australia India Council Asian Heart Institute
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Campaign For Tabacco Free Kid Central For Disease Control And Prevention
Alliance Healis Economics Association of India
International Development Research Center International Union for Health Promotion and Education Indian Dental Association
Medical Student Association of India International Institute For Health And Welfare Oral Cancer Foundation
World Bank Tobacco Control Tobacco Intervention Initiative Centre
Tobacco Induced Diseases World Heart Federation