GTNF Agenda 2016

REGISTRATION DAY – Tuesday 27 September

11:00 – 18:00 – Registration

14:30 – 15:45 – Special workshop session: What is COP?

16:30 – 18:30 – Women In Tobacco (WIT) Event sponsored by CECCM

18.30 – 23.00 – Welcome Reception sponsored by JTI

DAY ONE – Wednesday 28 September

07:30 – 08:45 Networking Breakfast, sponsored by Universal Leaf Tobacco Co.

09:00 – 09:15 – Welcome/Event Opening

09:20 – 09:45 – Keynote 1 – VIP SPEAKER

09:50 – 10:15 –Keynote 2 – Ian Paisley, MP, Member of Parliament for North Antrim, UK

10:20 – 10:45 – Keynote 3 – Alan McGill, partner, performance assurance; sustainability and climate change, PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP

10:50 – 11:20 – Coffee Break

11:25 – 11:45 – Keynote 4Giovanni Giordano, director, group human resources, BAT

11:50 – 13:00 – Plenary Panel Discussion: Nicotine reduction strategy – the promise and the peril. Moderator: Jack Henningfield. Panelists: Clive Bates, director, Counterfactual (consultancy and advocacy group); David Levy, professor of oncology, Georgetown University; Rolf Lutz, director of product policy, PMI; Ray Niaura, director science and training, Schroeder Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies at Legacy; David Sweanor, adjunct professor of law, University of Ottawa; Marina Trani, head of R&D, Nicoventures.

13:05  – 14:35 – LUNCH sponsored by Alliance One International (AOI)

AFTERNOON SESSIONS

Color key to session streams:

Unintended consequences: Regulation

Harm reduction

Sustainable futures

14:40 – 16:10 – Sessions 1, 2, 3

Session #1: The evolving market: challenges facing suppliers

Session #2: FCTC Conference of the Parties: scope and opportunities

Session #3: Investment for the future

16:15 – 16:40 – Coffee Break

16:45 – 18:15 – Sessions 4, 5, 6

Session #4Transparency for a level playing field

Session #5: Risk Continuum vs. Risk Cliff

Session #6: Sustainability challenges in leaf

18:15  – Networking Reception, sponsored by FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco).

19:30 – Evening reception and dinner sponsored by BMJ

DAY TWO – Thursday 29 September

08:00 – 09:10 – Networking Breakfast, sponsored by Universal Leaf Tobacco Co.

09:15 – 09:25 – Day two agenda preview – Patrick Basham

 09:25 – 09:50 – Keynote 4 – Carolyn Hanigan, president, RAI Innovations Company

09:55 – 10:20 – Keynote 5 – Francis Crawley, executive director, Good Clinical Practice Alliance

 10:25 – 10:50 – Keynote 6 – Sinclair Davidson, professor of Institutional Economics in the School of Economics, Finance and Marketing at RMIT University (Aus.,), and senior research fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs.

10:55 – 11:20  – Coffee Break

11:25 – 12:35 – Plenary Panel Discussion: Advancing public health with new products and regulatory frameworks. Moderator: Jack Henningfield. Panelists: George Adams, cardiologist, Rex Healthcare, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Germana Barba, director of corporate affairs, reduced-risk products, PMI; Karl Fagerström, clinical psychologist, SIC, Sweden; Mike Ogden, vice president, scientific and regulatory affairs, RAI Services.

12:40 – 14:00 – LUNCH, sponsored by Reynolds American

14:05 – 15:20 – Sessions 7, 8, 9

 Color key to session streams:

Unintended consequences: Regulation

Harm reduction

Sustainable futures

Session #7: The booming black market

Session #8: The pros and cons of differing approaches to e-cigarette regulation: Public Health England and the FDA.

Session #9: Hardware and technology

15:25 – 15:50 – Coffee Break

15:55 – 17:30 – Sessions 10, 11, 12

Session #10: TPD2: Unintended consequences

Session #11: Current state of tobacco harm reduction and ways forward

Session #12: Innovating to meet the needs of consumers

Return to Plenary Theatre 

17:40 – 17:45 – Patrick Basham event review

17:45 – 18:10 – Closing Keynote – David O’Reilly, group scientific director, BAT

18:10 – 18:20 – Official close of GTNF 2016

18:30 – 20:30 – Evening reception, sponsored by TOMRA Sorting Solutions

21.00 – late  – Closing event, sponsored by J. Cortès Cigars

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