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Past Events

Revisit the content, topics and speakers from past events starting in 2020.

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Past Tobacco Institute Agendas

The past Spring Tobacco Institutes were great successes—sorry if you missed it. All sessions are available for you to access online with recordings and presentation slides.
2024

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The 2024 Spring Tobacco Control Institute was held on March 20, 2024.

  • Keynote — Alex Hurst, National Council for Mental Wellbeing
  • Panel Session
  • Session 1: How to Be an Evaluation Smart Cookie
  • Session 2: From Stigma to Strength: Transforming Tobacco Outreach in
    Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Areas
  • Session 3: Harm Reduction Approaches to Tobacco Cessation
  • Synthesis and Closing — Tobacco Control Program
2023

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The 2023 Spring Tobacco Control Institute was held on March 29, 2023. 

 

  • YOUTH AND VAPING
    Meredith Berkman, Parents Against Vaping e-Cigarettes
  • STATE OF THE STATE
  • ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION 
  • MEDIA PLANNING & BEST PRACTICES
  • PROMOTING CESSATION
  • YOU HAVE A POLICY – NOW WHAT?
    Bronson Frick, American Non-Smokers' Rights Foundation
2022

Key Topics

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  • National Tobacco Control Updates and Trends
  • Priority Populations
  • Community Showcase
  • Health Equity
  • And More!

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2021

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Key Topics

  • Priority Populations
  • Health Equity
  • Advocacy & Policy Work
  • Communications
  • Successful Partnerships

Keynote Session:  Justice in the Air: Reframing Tobacco Disparities as a Social Justice Issue

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Julie Sweetland, Frameworks Institute

In this keynote session, Dr. Sweetland reviews tobacco-related disparities and how to address them in new ways.

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2020

Key Topics

  • Combatting the E-Cigarette Epidemic
  • Engaging in Effective Youth Advocacy
  • Previewing of 2020-2025 State Plan
  • And More!

Keynote Session: Combatting the E-Cigarette Epidemic

Keynote Speaker: Gustavo Torrez, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids

In this keynote session, Gustavo Torrez provides an overview of the e-cigarette epidemic and leads a discussion among local panelists who share their unique perspectives on what is happening in the state and how e-cigarette use can be addressed.

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What Topics Are Covered?

State-of-the-State Updates on Programs, Data and Media  
Media and Communications Planning  
Quit Promotion Opportunities  
And More!  

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

  • Tobacco Control Program Grantees
  • Coalition Members
  • Prevention Specialists
  • School Administrators
  • Counselors

  • Educators
  • Post-Secondary Representatives
  • Healthcare Professionals
  • Human Resource Specialists
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Interested Adults
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READY TO LEARN MORE?

For more information, contact Amy Schaefer, Central Tobacco Prevention Coordinator.

Call (605) 224-6287