Leadership Summit on Tobacco Control
Virtual Summit, 06.05.2021 - 07.05.2021
Organizer:World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH)
Registration for the Leadership Summit will open in January 2021.

The World Conference on Tobacco or Health is pleased to be hosting the Leadership Summit on Tobacco Control, a virtual event taking place from 6-7 May 2021. The Leadership Summit on Tobacco Control will be a completely virtual, two-day event that will provide a critically needed platform for global, national, and sub-national leaders to share learning and best practices on the most important challenges and opportunities in tobacco control.

Tobacco control advocates from any background or sector will be encouraged to attend and participate in interactive sessions, and delegates will be able to ask questions, participate in moderated live chats and leave comments for the presenters.

The Leadership Summit on Tobacco Control will convene under the theme ‘Navigating Change’, and will address the changing political, economic and social landscape of tobacco control. Conversations will focus on the following key topics:

Accelerating tobacco control and health financing as a public health priority
Navigating tobacco control post COVID-19
Regulating traditional and new tobacco and nicotine products
Preventing tobacco industry interference in health and sustainable development.
Four plenary themes have been confirmed that reflect the rapidly changing tobacco control environment:

Plenary 1: Navigating Change – Leading with Impact
Plenary 2: Making the tobacco endgame real: Challenges and opportunities in a changing environment
Plenary 3: Evolving nicotine and tobacco products: challenges and way forward
Plenary 4: Reforming National Tobacco Tax Policy: Perspectives from Health and Finance Leaders.