ASPIRE2025 researchers were prominent at the 2011 Oceania Tobacco Control Conference held in Brisbane in October.
Richard Edwards and Chris Cunningham gave plenary addresses, and George Thomson, Heather Gifford, Louise Marsh, Rhiannon Newcombe and Stephanie Erick all gave oral presentations.
- Richard Edwards was the invited Keynote speaker for the conference. Click the links to view his presentation, “Tobacco controlled: Can we do it?“, and speech text.
- Chris Cunningham was also invited to deliver a plenary presentation. Click the link to view his presentation, “Tobacco-Free Aotearoa/NZ 2025 – The Policy Context: What are our Major Opportunities?“.
- George Thomson presented results of an observational study on “Children and smokers in cars“, on behalf of co-authors Vimal Patel and Nick Wilson.
- Heather Gifford delivered two presentations at the Indigenous pre-conference workshop, “Health Workforce Smoking and Leadership” and “Can Putting Our Heads Together Decrease Smoking Prevalence?“, and presented “Results from the research practice interface” at the main conference.
- Stephanie Erick also delivered two presentations at the Indigenous pre-conference workshop, “Pacific Islands overview” and “Engaging communities: Working with Pacific people in NZ“, and at the main conference presented “Achieving the Vision – the past, the present, the future” during the Tupeka Kore Aotearoa session.
- Louise Marsh presented results of research into the “Perceptions and Quitting Behaviours among Adolescent Smokers in NZ: 2002 to 2008“.