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Canadian Council for Tobacco Control

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Feb 29 - March 2, 2016
Westin Hotel,
Ottawa, ON


PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

(as of February 11, 2016)

For the most up to date agenda/schedule, please refer to the NCTH Mobile App.

The Westin Hotel
Ottawa, ON, Canada

 

MONDAY FEBRUARY 29, 2016

6:30 – 8:30 pm Conference Kick-Off
Dr. Jane Philpott
Minister of Health
3:00 – 6:30 pm Registration
8:00 – 8:30 pm Opening Reception

TUESDAY MARCH 1, 2016

7:00 – 8:30 am Breakfast/Registration
7:00 – 8:30 am Pathways to Progress – Exhibits/ Posters, News Kiosk open
8:30 – 10:00 am Opening Plenary:
THINKING BOLD: RECENT SUCCESSES AND THE TOBACCO END GAME
Opening Remarks: Bob Walsh
Acting Executive Director, CCTC
Conference Chair, 9NCTH
Plenary Speakers:
Les Hagen, (Action on Smoking and Health)
Heidi Rathjen, (Quebec Coalition for Tobacco Control)
Rob Cunningham, (Canadian Cancer Society)
Rob Schwartz, (Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto)
10:00- 10:30 am Networking Break in “Pathways to Progress Exhibit Hall ”
10:30 – 12:00 pm Concurrent Session A
A1 Youth - Connecting with youth, messaging, social media and movies

Connecting with Youth - Why Manitoba SWAT Works

Presented by: Nicole Gomes, (Manitoba Students Working Against Tobacco (MB SWAT)), Mandy Wamboldt, (Frontier School Division)

How The “Down And Dirty” Campaign Uses Social Media To Reduce Tobacco Use Among Rural Youth

Presented by: Tyler Janzen, (Rescue Social Change Group)

Dissecting the message: Teen responses to tobacco control advertising strategies and formats

Presented by: Tyler Janzen, (Rescue Social Change Group)

The Campaign for Smoke-free Youth-rated Movies: Lessons from Alberta and Ontario

Presented by: Lorraine Fry, (Non-Smokers' Rights Association), Andrea Kita, (City of Hamilton Public Health Services), Les Hagen, (Action on Smoking & Health Alberta)

A2 Tobacco Lawsuits in Canada - From Blais-Létourneau class action to other ligation across the country

The global tobacco litigation initiative: An effort to protect developing countries from big tobacco

Presented by: Mohammed Al-hamdani, (Saint Mary's University )

The CQTS/Blais-Létourneau Class Actions: A game changer for public health?

Presented by: Cynthia Callard, (Physicians for a Smoke-free Canada)

Tobacco lawsuits in Canada: update and overview

Presented by: Rob Cunningham, (Canadian Cancer Society)

A3 Cessation - tailing smoking cessation to specific populations - provincial programs and priorities

Tailoring Smoking Cessation Services to Special Populations

Presented by: Patricia Smith, (Northern Ontario School of Medicine), Keri Gerlach, (Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre), Lisa Seamark, (Meno Ya Win Health Centre)

Impact of Free NRT on Tobacco Cessation and Reduction in Mental Health/Addictions Clients

Presented by: Brent Friesen, (Tobacco Reduction Program, Population, Public & Aboriginal Health, Alberta Health Services)

Building a Tobacco Cessation Model in Alberta: Using a Cancer Diagnosis as a “Teachable Moment”

Presented by: Tara Duhaney, (Alberta Health Services )

A4 E-cigarettes - Science for policy and practice (overview and example)

Adolescent use (and co-use) of tobacco and alternative products: A local health region's perspective

Presented by: Shawn O'Connor, (Ontario Tobacco Research Unit)

Cutting Edge E-Cigarette Science to Inform Policy and Practice

Presented by: Robert Schwartz, (Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto), Shawn O'Connor,(Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto), Melodie Tilson, (Smoking and Health Action Foundation), Bo Zhang, (Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto)

Electronic Cigarette Use Among Secondary School Students in Québec

Presented by: Annie Montreuil, (Institut national de santé publique du Quebec (INSPQ))

A5 Regulations - Specific examples of regulation to combat the tobacco epidemic

Provincial Compliance with a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Environments (TSFE) Policy in Alberta.

Presented by: Brent Friesen, (Tobacco Reduction Program, Alberta Health Services), Chrysta Bell, (Alberta Health Services)

Successful mobilizing at the municipal-level targeting provincial measures: Lessons from Quebec

Presented by: Heidi Rathjen, (CQCT), Geneviève Berteau, (Canadian Cancer Society- Qc division)

Lessons from Quebec: Exceptional legislative progress in Quebec

Presented by: Flory Doucas, (Coalition québécoise pour le contrôle du tabac (CQCT)), Mélanie Champagne, (Société canadienne du cancer, Division du Québec)

Tobacco Industry Political Action - A Continuing Threat Alberta's Hookah Experience!

Presented by: Brent Friesen, (Tobacco Reduction Program, Population, Public & Aboriginal Health, Alberta Health Services)

12:00 – 1:00 pm Lunch - Pathways to Progress – Exhibits/ Posters, News Kiosk open
1:00 – 2:30 pm Concurrent Session B
B1 E-cigarettes - Availability and options to address e-cigarettes

Electronic Cigarettes: Big Bad Wolf in Sheep's Clothing?

Presented by: Dawn Peters, (Nova Scotia Health Authority)

E-cigarettes in Canada: Retail availability, e-cigarette use, and smoking initiation among youth

Presented by: David Hammond, (University of Waterloo), Jessica Reid, (University of Waterloo), Christine Czoli, (University of Waterloo)

An Analysis of the Federal Regulatory Options for Electronic Cigarettes

Presented by: Suraj Chavda, (University of Alberta – School of Public Health – MPH Candidate)

B2 Research and Evaluation (the market, the product and contraband)

Tobacco Sales in Canada, 2014

Presented by: Robert Nugent, (Tobacco Control Directorate, Health Canada)

Rethinking Nicotine: Current Knowledge and Implications for Policy

Presented by: Roberta Ferrence, (Ontario Tobacco Research Unit)

Debunking the Tax-Contraband Myth

Presented by: Robert Schwartz, (Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto), Bo Zhang, (Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto)

B3 International Tobacco Control - International measures to advance tobacco control in Canada (and abroad)

Using FCTC Article 5.3 to reduce tobacco industry interference with the development of health policy

Presented by: Les Hagen, (Action on Smoking & Health), Angeline Webb, (Canadian Cancer Society, AB/NWT Division)

The Global Tobacco Economy: Threats and Opportunities

Presented by: Neil Collishaw, (Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada)

B4 Smoke-Free: Hospitals, festivals and other out-door places (and one communities experience with hookah)

Key Lessons Learned in the Implementation of a Smoke-free Hospital Property

Presented by: Kerrie Luck, (University of New Brunswick)

Pushing Past Patios – Smoke Free Fairs and Festivals

Presented by: Kristy McBeth, (Windsor-Essex County Health Unit), Eric Nadalin, (Windsor-Essex County Health Unit)

Implementing province-wide outdoor smoking regulations: Learning from local policy environments in Ontario

Presented by: Ashlyn Brown, (Lambton County Health Unit), Eric Nadalin, (Windsor-Essex County Health Unit), Jolene Dubray, (Ontario Tobacco Research Unit)

Creating a hookah by-law: Toronto's recent policy and stakeholder experience

Presented by: Julie Amoroso, (Toronto Public Health )

B5 Regulating the Industry

The Canadian Convenience Stores Association and its National Coalition: How two front-groups were exposed in Quebec

Presented by: Flory Doucas, (Coalition québécoise pour le contrôle du tabac (CQCT)), Heidi Rathjen, (Coalition québécoise pour le contrôle du tabac (CQCT))

Ending price promotions and sales targets that exploit small retailers

Presented by: Flory Doucas, (Coalition québécoise pour le contrôle du tabac (CQCT)), Heidi Rathjen, (Coalition québécoise pour le contrôle du tabac (CQCT))

Strategies to reduce the number and type of tobacco retail locations

Presented by: Rob Cunningham, (Canadian Cancer Society)

2:30 – 3:00 pm Networking Break in “Pathways to Progress Exhibit Hall ”
3:00 – 4:30 pm Concurrent Session C
C1 Canada’s national tobacco end game initiative

Which Tobacco Endgame Measures for Canada: Action Group Work in Progress and Audience Input

Presented by: Robert Schwartz, (Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto), Elizabeth Eisenhauer, (Department of Oncology, Queen's University)

C2 Young People -From Tobacco Use Initiation to Cessation

Rapid Responses to Your Questions about Youth Tobacco Use

Presented by: Steve Manske, (Propel Centre for Population Health Impact)

Age of tobacco-use initiation - Analysis of the Canadian Youth Smoking Survey data 2008-2013

Presented by: Ornell Douglas, (Propel Centre for Population Health Impact)

A mixed methods study of young men's tobacco use and cessation motivation

Presented by: Simone Kaptein, (Peel Public Health), Vanessa Secan, (Peel Public Health)

C3 Cessation: Hospitals and Health Professionals

Treatment outcomes from the Vancouver General Hospital Smoking Cessation Clinic

Presented by: Chizimuzo Okoli, (University of Kentucky)

Paving the way for evidence based tobacco cessation interventions using the Nursing Faculty Education Guide

Presented by: Jennifer Tiberio, (Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario)

Cessation system integration: improving access, reach, evidence based protocols & care coordination

Presented by: Anne Meloche, (Ottawa Public Health), Elizabeth Harvey, (Canadian Cancer Society's Smokers' Helpline), Nikolas Hotte, B.Sc. MHS, (Eastern Ontario Health Unit), Gillian Pritchard, MPH, (Champlain CVD Prevention Network, University of Ottawa Heart Institute)

C4 Banning Flavours

Banning Flavoured Tobacco in Canada: Restoring Canada’s Global Leadership on Tobacco Control

Presented by: Les Hagen, (Action on Smoking & Health (ASH)), Rob Cunningham, (Canadian Cancer Society Public Issues Office), Katie Mallam, (Smoke-Free Nova Scotia), Michael Perley, (Ontario Campaign for Action on Tobacco), Melanie Champagne, (Société canadienne du cancer, Division du Québec), Angeline Webb, (Canadian Cancer Society, Alberta/NWT Division)

C5 Commercial tobacco products in First People's communities

Tobacco Interventions for First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Populations: Providing Culturally Competent Care

Presented by: Jacqueline Moore, (Cancer Care Ontario - Aboriginal Tobacco Program), Megan Barker, (Centre for Addiction and Mental Health)

Southern Manitoba First Nations Commercial Tobacco Reduction Strategy Program Highlights

Presented by: Marsha Simmons, (Southeast Resource Development Council)

Tobacco Enforcement: A Made in Nunavut Approach

Presented by: Victoria Domonkos, (Government of Nunavut), Simon Barton, (Context Research)

6:00 – 10:00 pm NCTH OLE FUN NIGHT
Westin: Governor Room 6:00 pm
Mexican Music, DJ, Hot Sauce Contest

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2016

7:30 – 8:30 am Breakfast/Registration
8:15 – 8:30 am Announcements
7:00 – 8:30 am Pathways to Progress – Exhibits/ Posters, News Kiosk open
8:30 – 10:00 am Plenary Session
“PLAIN PACKAGING: CANADA’S NEXT BIG THING”
Kylie Lindorff
Manager, Tobacco Contol Policy
Quit Victoria, Cancer Council Victoria
Melbourne , Australia
Emmanuelle Béguinot
Executive Manager of the French National Committee for Tobacco Control
(Comité National Contre le Tabagisme)
Paris, France
10:00 – 13:00 am Networking Break in “Pathways to Progress Exhibit Hall “
10:30 – 12:00 pm Concurrent Session D
D1 Marijuana (implications of tobacco control)

The Emergence of Big Cannabis: Deja Vu all Over Again ?

Presented by: Mike DeVillaer, (CAMH)

Marijuana legalization and implications for tobacco control

Presented by: Les Hagen, (Action on Smoking & Health (ASH)), Angeline Webb, (Canadian Cancer Society, Alberta/NWT Division)

D2 Indigenous Commercial Tobacco Reduction Programs and Strategies

Indigenous Commercial Tobacco Reduction Programs and Strategies

Presented by: Amy Boyer, (Batchewana First Nation), Mallory Mccormick, (Batchewana First Nation), Christine Lund, (Tungasuvvingat Inuit), Robert Schwartz, (Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto), Jennisha Wilson, (Well Living House, Centre for Research on Inner City Health, St. Michael's Hospital), Tracey Borland, (Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto)

D3 Youth and Young Adult: Reducing Tobacco Use

“Syke”: A Campaign to Reduce Tobacco Use Among High-Risk Alternative Youth

Presented by: Tyler Janzen, (Rescue Social Change Group)

Reducing young adult tobacco use in California, Nevada and NM; A promising new model

Presented by: Jeffery Jordan, (Rescue Social Change Group)

Effective use of digital media in prevention

Presented by: Jeffery Jordan, (Rescue Social Change Group)

D4 Gender and Equity Issues in Tobacco Control

Smoking on the Margins: An Equity Analysis of a Municipal Outdoor Smoke-free Policy in Canada

Presented by: Chizimuzo Okoli, (University of Kentucky)

An Equity Lens on the Implementation and Enforcement of a Smoke-free Policy in Parks and Beaches in Vancouver, Canada

Presented by: Chizimuzo Okoli, (University of Kentucky)

Gender Transformative Tobacco Control

Presented by: Lorraine Greaves, (BC Centre of Excellence for Women's Health), Natalie Hemsing, (BC Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health)

LGBTQ Tobacco Use Prevention and Cessation Intervention Preferences: A Qualitative Analysis of Focus Groups

Presented by: Bruce Baskerville, (Propel Centre for Population Health Impact)

D5 Smoke and Vape Free Spaces (Workshop)

Smoke and vape-free outdoor public places: Working with Municipalities

Presented by: Megan Klitch, (Canadian Cancer Society, BC and Yukon Division)

D6 D6 The Latest Tobacco Treatment Evidence into Clinical Practice: An interactive Workshop

Integrating the latest tobacco treatment evidence into clinical practice: An interactive workshop

Presented by: Robert Reid, (University of Ottawa Heart Institute), Kate Walker, (University of Ottawa Heart Institute), Gillian Pritchard, (University of Ottawa Heart Institute), Debbie Aitken, (University of Ottawa Heart Institute)

12:00 – 1:00 pm Lunch - Pathways to Progress – Exhibits/ Posters, News Kiosk Open
1:00 – 2:30 pm Concurrent Session E
E1 Plain and Standardized Packaging

Public perceptions of tobacco plain and standardized packaging

Presented by: Lesley James James, (Heart and Stroke Foundation), Krista Orendorff, (Heart and Stroke Foundation)

Standardized health warnings: Lessons learnt from the successful campaign in Quebec

Presented by: Heidi Rathjen, (Coalition québécoise pour le contrôle du tabac (CQCT)), Flory Doucas, (Coalition québécoise pour le contrôle du tabac (CQCT))

Support for plain packaging among smokers in Canada, United States, United Kingdom, and Australia, 2008 to 2014

Presented by: Pete Driezen, (University of Waterloo)

E2 Approaches within specific populations (HIV, LGBT and Men's Health)

Changing the game in men’s health promotion through gender-sensitive smoking cessation programs

Presented by: Joan Bottorff, (University of British Columbia), Gayl Sarbit, (University of British Columbia), Jonathan Schmid, (Context Research)

Image matters: Differential receptivity of smoking prevention ads among the LGBT population

Presented by: Jeffery Jordan, (Rescue Social Change Group)

Tobacco and HIV/AIDS

Presented by: Joseph Erban, (Jewish General hospital)

E3 Smoke-Free Multi-dwelling Units

Smoke-free multi-unit housing: progress and learnings.

Presented by: Pamela Kaufman, (Ontario Tobacco Research Unit), Andrew Noble, (Non-Smokers' Rights Association (Smoke-free Housing Ontario))

E4 Quitlines

Impact of Canadian Tobacco Packaging on Quitline Reach and Reach Equity

Presented by: Barbara Zupko, (Propel Centre for Population Health Impact)

Impact of Canadian Tobacco Packaging on Quitline Utilization: An Interrupted Time Series Analysis of Call Volume

Presented by: Bruce Baskerville, (Propel Centre for Population Health Impact)

National Evaluation of Health Canada's pan-Canadian toll-free quitline initiative

Presented by: David Mills, (Health Canada), Daniel Dubois, (Health Canada)

E5 Research: Provincial Strategies

Change your Words to Change your World! What influence does our language have on tobacco control efforts?

Presented by: Jennifer Miller, (The Lung Association of Saskatchewan)

Mass media campaigns in Ontario: quit attempts, and rate of relapse

Presented by: Michael Chaiton, (Ontario Tobacco Research Unit)

Using Randomized Trial Benchmarks for a Smoking Cessation Program in Hospitals: Translating Research into Practice

Presented by: Patricia Smith, (Northern Ontario School of Medicine)

Evidenced-based programming: Finding and using key outcome indicators to support initiatives

Presented by: Shawn O'Connor, (Ontario Tobacco Research Unit)

2:30 – 3:00 pm PM Networking Break in “Pathways to Progress Exhibit Hall “
3:00 – 4:30 pm Conference Wrap Up and Call to Action
“Advancing Tobacco Control in Canada
The next 18 months “
CONFERENCE CONCLUDES

 

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