This annual conference brings nationally recognized speakers and local experts together to discuss a wide array of tobacco treatment and prevention topics, new research and innovative approaches to tobacco control. It also provides an opportunity to network with other tobacco treatment professionals from across the state. Attendance at the conference is required for those interested in the National Certificate in Tobacco Treatment Practice.
Save the Date for the 2020 Annual Conference: June 16-17, 2020, Hilton Garden Inn, Freeport
A Changing Landscape-Tobacco and Nicotine Use, Products and Adolescents: Reflections and Considerations for Tobacco Prevention and Treatment
Keynote: Dr. Barbara Schillo, Vice President, Schroeder Institute, Truth Initiative
Dr. Barbara Schillo has over 20 years of experience in conducting applied research, managing research and public health programs and leading organizational management. At Truth Initiative, she provides leadership for research that examines the impact of tobacco-related policies on youth and young adults. Prior to joining Truth Initiative, Schillo was a vice president at ClearWaySM Minnesota for 17 years, where she was instrumental in developing a nationally-recognized research grant-making program and leading research efforts to advance policy. She provided leadership in disseminating and translating science into public policy and practice and led efforts to develop highly innovative quitting programs that have served as a model for other states. Schillo currently chairs the board of directors for the North American Quitline Consortium. She has a Ph.D. from Michigan State University in community psychology.
Conference Registration will open in late March 2020.
Thank you to all who attended the 2019 Annual Tobacco Treatment and Prevention Conference:
Shifting the Tide: Addressing Tobacco in the Behavioral Health Setting
Review the 2019 Conference Brochure for an example of the offerings at the Annual Tobacco Treatment and Prevention Conference.
Images from the 2019 Conference: