Mid-Atlantic Tobacco Summit

Join Us April 13-14 in Charlottesville!

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Registration is now open! Join us for our the 2020 Eliminate Tobacco Mid-Atlantic Summit to share best practices and learn from our peers around the Mid-Atlantic. Registration is $50.00 for professionals and $25.00 for current students.

 

 

Summit Goals

The goals of the Eliminate Tobacco Use Mid-Atlantic Summit are to:

  • Bring together tobacco control and college and university health educators and champions from across the Mid-Atlantic region.
  • Share information about tobacco prevention and control, education, cessation services, and research, share resources and best practices for improving campus-wide tobacco prevention and control efforts.
  • Develop strategies to improve tobacco prevention and control through the implementation and tailoring of policies, education, and cessation services for higher education institutions across the Mid-Atlantic.
  • Explore and address other emerging tobacco products.
Keynote Speakers


Brian King, PhD, MPH, Deputy Director for Research Translation, Office on Smoking and Health, NCCDPHP

Matthew Myers, President of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids

Agenda-Draft
3:00pm-3:30pmRegistration Opens
3:30pm-4:30pmOpening Session
David Arnold
AVP for Health, Safety, and Well-Being Initiatives
NASPA
4:30pm-5:30pmStakeholder Power Analysis
Andrew Romero
Director, Geographic Health Equity Alliance
Center
Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America
5:30pm-7:00pmPoster Session and Networking Reception
8:00am-8:30amBreakfast and Registration
8:30am-8:45amLaying the Groundwork
Roger Anderson, Ph.D
Associate Director for Population Science
University of Virginia Cancer Center


Bernard Fuemmeler, PhD, MPH
Associate Director for Cancer Prevention and Control
Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center
8:45am-9:15amWelcome Address
9:15am-10:00amLandscape of University Tobacco Free Policies
Kelly Blake, Sc.D
Program Director
National Cancer Institute
10:00am-10:15amBreak
10:15am-11:00amPolicy and Compliance Session
Sierrah Miley
Tobacco-free Take Action! Ambassador
University of Kentucky

11:00am-12:00pmKeynote Speaker
Brian King, Ph.D, MPH
Deputy Director for Research Translation, Office on Smoking and Health, NCCDPHP
12:00pm-1:00pmLunch and Poster Sessions
1:00pm-1:45pmTobacco Cessation
Bob Klesges, Ph.D
Professor and Co-Director of the Center for Addiction and Prevention Research
University of Virginia
1:45pm-2:45pmEducation Session
Slade Gormus, RN, HCLC-C
Health Promotion and Peer Education
University of Richmond
2:45pm-3:45pmKeynote Speaker
Matthew Meyers
President
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids
3:45pm-4:00pmClosing Remarks
Bernard Fuemmeler, PhD, MPH
Associate Director, Cancer Prevention and Control
VCU Massey Cancer Center


Roger Anderson, PhD
Associate Director for Population Science
University of Virginia Cancer Center

Accomodations

Courtyard Charlottesville- University Medical Center

1201 West Main Street, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903

Discounted Room Rate: $149 plus taxes and fees.

Immerse yourself in the sights of historic Charlottesville at the modern Courtyard Charlottesville – University Medical Center. Located in the heart of downtown, walk to the University of Virginia, UVA Medical Center, Scott Stadium, John Paul Jones Arena and the Downtown Mall featuring unique shopping, dining and entertainment venues.

Reservations must be made by March 13, 2020, to qualify for the discounted room rate.  Only a limited number of rooms are available at this rate.

Click to Book Your Group Rate For the Summit 

 

Venue and Parking

Conference Day 1: April 13th

Courtyard Charlottesville- University Medical Center
1201 West Main Street, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
Parking: Complimentary parking is available in the hotel parking garage.

Conference Day 2: April 14th

Newcomb Hall Ballroom
University of Virginia, 180 McCormick Rd, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
Parking: Complimentary parking is available in the Central Grounds Garage (400 Emmet St. South).

Thank You to Our Summit Hosts

 

Also, thank you to the Mid-Atlantic Summit Steering Committee.

  • Roger Anderson, UVA Cancer Center
  • Cynthia Burwell, Norfolk Stake
  • Jennifer Cofer, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Elizabeth Do, VCU
  • Jayne Flowers, VDH
  • John Fritsch, Virginia Tech
  • Bernard Fuemmeler, VCU Massey Cancer Center
  • Slade Gormus, University of Richmond
  • Lindsay Hauser, UVA Cancer Center
  • Alex Hurst, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Gina Roberts, VDH
  • Andrew Romero, CADC
  • Amy Smith, Virginia Tech

 

The Eliminate Tobacco Use Initiative was founded by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.