For those who were unable to attend a Tobacco Control Sector Update held in Auckland, Rotorua, Wellington or Christchurch this morth (or for those of you who want to see it again!), here is a copy of the presentation file prepared by ASPIRE2025 – ASPIRE2025 Tobacco Control Sector Update 2011.
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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“.
Professor Janet Hoek was invited to address the New Zealand Post-Primary Teachers’ Association (PPTA) 2011 annual conference, held from the 18th to 20th October in Wellington. Her presentation is available to be viewed online: Nanny State and Education: A fairy godmother or a wicked witch?
Anne Jones, CEO of ASH Australia: Preventing tobacco pack advertising – the Australian experience
Matthew Everett, Ministry of Health: Smoke-free Environments (Controls and Enforcement) Amendments Act 2011
Richard Edwards, Department of Public Health, University of Otago Wellington: Point of Sale – new evidence and evaluation
Janet Hoek, Department of Marketing, University of Otago: Retailers’ voluntary removal of tobacco from open display
Julian Crane, Department of Medicine, University of Otago Wellington: Retailers and NRT
Richard Edwards, Department of Public Health, University of Otago Wellington: Retail interventions – what next?