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Call for Abstracts: Nat'l Smokeless and Spit Tobacco Summit!

Wednesday, December 12, 2012  
Posted by: Natalia Gromov

"Empowering Advocates for the Next Frontier in Smokeless Tobacco"

August 6 - 8, 2013

The University of Montana - Missoula, Montana

Download "Call for Abstracts" Flyer

The National Steering Committee invites your participation in helping to advance leadership, research, and programs aimed at reducing the threat posed by the use of smokeless and spit tobacco products. Currently, the Summit is the only national conference devoted to sharing the science and solutions on the smokeless tobacco problem. The Summit will be held on the University of Montana campus and will provide an open forum to discuss a variety of key aspects which define the health and social implications of using smokeless and spit tobacco products.

Guidelines for Abstract Submissions:

    • All abstracts should be submitted via the On-line Abstract Submission System.
    • Create an on-line profile to include basic contact information and a Presenter Bio.
    • Abstracts should address at least ONE of the main conference topic areas.
    • Abstracts should contain a TITLE, DESCRIPTION, a minimum of 3 LEARNING OBJECTIVES, and at least 1 RECOMMENDED ACTION participants can take post-conference as a result of attending the proposed session.
    • Recommended actions should indicate how the proposed/included content can be used by conference attendees to connect with necessary resources, communicate with priority populations and/or offer specific actions to be taken to more confidently address the smokeless and spit tobacco challenge.
    • Abstracts should be written in non-technical language, as practical.
    • The Abstract DESCRIPTION should be limited to 500 words or less.
    • Abstracts will be judged on originality, clarity of thought and writing, relevance to a main conference focus area, practical application, and timeliness.

Abstract Submissions Type:

The Conference Committee will accept abstract submissions of the following type:

1) Oral Presentation

2) Poster Presentation

3) Special Session

Main Conference Topic Areas:

Abstracts submitted for oral, poster and special sessions should address ONE of the following primary conference topics areas. Abstracts should focus on smokeless and spit tobacco topics, not tobacco in general (for example, no smoking or e-cigarette topics)

      • Policy & Environmental Change Solutions
      • Priority Population Interventions
      • Patient Education & Treatment
      • Youth Empowerment & Advocacy
      • Research & Dissemination of Findings
      • Campus & Employer-Based Interventions
      • Promising Practices in Community-Based Interventions
      • Communications & Social Marketing
      • Program Management
      • Other

Visit the conference webpage for more information.

Contact Mikel Robinson at (406) 546-8584 or if you have any questions.

Click here to submit your abstract.

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