Annual Conference of the International Society for the
Prevention of Tobacco Induced Disease
Hong Kong, China
Planning for the 5thAnnual Conference to be hosted in
Hong Kong on November 24th -26th is well underway.
The closing date for abstracts has been extended until
the end of July and we encourage all those who have not
done so to make a submission, support this year’s
conference, and enjoy the pre-Christmas light show in
the ‘City of Lights’.
This year’s conference will cover
three themes, - The pathophysiology of multi-organ
injuries caused by tobacco.
Policies, politics, economics and
Nursing, dental and medical roles in
the treatment of tobacco dependency.
include, John R. Britton, Parimal Chowdhury, John P.
Cooke, Gerard Dubois, Burke Fishburn, Vinay Hazarey,
Denis Kinane, Eric LeGresley, Judith Mackay, Nancy
Rigotti, David A. Scott, David Simpson, Il Suh, Taru
Kinnunen, Xing Li Wang, Saman Warnakulasuriya, and
will be followed by a workshop on the treatment of
tobacco dependency on November 27th - 28th. This two day
workshop will provide information and training on the
prevention of harm from active and passive smoking with
the emphasis on the treatment of tobacco dependency.
While aimed at nursing, dental, and medical
professionals, particularly from Asia and Pacific Rim
Countries, all are welcome.
regarding the conference, the venue, registration and
the associated workshop on smoking cessation can be
We look forward to
meeting you all in Hong Kong.