2019 SPEAKERS AND PANELISTS: expect new insights
Since our first Forum in 2008, the GTNF conversation has expanded to include speakers from the public health community as well as from government, finance and the media – and from all over the world.
Previous speakers have included Matt Ridley, author and member of the House of Lords; Iuliu Winkler, MEP, vice-chair, International Trade Committee of the European Parliament; Derek Yach, president of the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World; Mitch Zeller, director of the US Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Tobacco Products (FDA) and Ian Paisley, MP for North Antrim, UK.
As we confirm our keynote speakers and distinguished panelists, you can find out about them by clicking on their name in the list below. Visit this page often to stay updated. Together, we can engage in a dynamic dialogue that will help shape the future.
professor, dept. of social and behavioural sciences, New York University (NYU)
vaper, blogger, and consumer advocate
president, external affairs, & general counsel, PMI
director, Centre of Research Excellence on Indigenous Sovereignty and Smoking (NZ)
EHS vice-president, JTI
vice-president, agriculture & livelihoods, Foundation for a Smoke-Free World
director, Centre for Substance Use Research, University of Glasgow
director of science and training, Schroeder Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies at Legacy
vice president, agronomy services, Universal Leaf Tobacco Co
adjunct professor of law, University of Ottawa
director of harm reduction policy & senior fellow, R Street Institute
president, Foundation for a Smoke-Free World