SUMMIT PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
The Summit Program Agenda will be posted mid-May! Stay tuned to this website.
HOLIDAY INN PARKSIDE – Missoula, Montana
Monday, August 5
Open from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Hosted from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Mix and mingle with your colleagues, Summit speakers, members of the Summit’s National Steering Committee and Spit Tobacco Advisory Board.
UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA – Missoula, Montana
University Center Ballroom
Tuesday, August 6 – Thursday, August 8
Just Announced — Tuesday’s Keynote Speaker
Pam Ling, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine University of California San Francisco
Dr. Ling studies tobacco industry marketing strategies targeting young adults, women, and other high risk population, and new smokeless tobacco marketing strategies. She also studies how to use tobacco industry marketing strategies to improve tobacco control programs. Pamela Ling is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of California San Francisco, where she conducts research on tobacco, media, and social marketing to young people. Her work includes analyses of thousands of previously secret tobacco industry documents detailing marketing strategies targeting young adults, and translating the lessons learned to improve tobacco control efforts for young adults.
Tuesday, August 6 – Thursday, August 8
Continental Breakfast served daily beginning at 7:00 a.m. with the Tuesday opening ceremonies, keynote plenary session, and subsequent morning sessions beginning promptly at 8:30 a.m.
Concurrent Small Breakout Sessions
Expert presentations will be offered on topics covering:
- Research & Dissemination of Findings
- Policy and Environmental Change Solutions
- Promising Practices in Community-Based Interventions
- Youth Empowerment and Advocacy
- Priority Population Interventions
- Campus Based Interventions
- Patient Education & Treatment
- Employer-Sponsored Interventions
- Dual Use
- Harm Reduction
A Special Program for Dentists & Dental Hygienists offering CEU’s
Open throughout the Summit with 30-minute designated networking breaks each day
Open daily with formal presentations scheduled for 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, August 6th
Missoula Osprey Minor League Baseball Game
A Missoula summertime favorite in a tobacco-free stadium! Join your colleagues for a relaxing and entertaining evening. Family and friends are welcome. Remember to sign up on your registration form. First 750 fans to the game will receive complimentary Osprey Drawstring Backpacks. (Tuesday evening, August 6)
Experience Western Hospitality!
Western-Style BBQ (Wednesday, August 7) featuring entertainment, fun & games on UM’s scenic campus! Family members are welcome (remember to register for this evening event!). Traditional Native American Activities blended into the Summit activities compliments of Missoula’s neighboring Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Reservation
Physical Activity Options. Let’s Get Physical!
Remember to bring appropriate shoes and activity clothes to enjoy all these great options throughout the 3-day Summit! Early Mornings/Lunch Break: Join a UM Fitness Guide at the Summit Registration Desk for a campus walk along the Kim William Trail (Riverside walk) or a group hike up the M. Missoula Parks and Recreation will provide information and tips on local hikes, scenic walks, bike riding trails, etc. The University Fitness Center will be open to Summit guests for a small daily fee – enjoy the weight room, indoor track, climbing wall, Griz pool, racquetball courts, etc.
Cultural entertainment and presentations by guest speakers, Bruce Adkins, MS, PA, Director of the Division of Tobacco Prevention West Virginia Bureau for Public Health and Karla Sneegas, MPH, Branch Chief, CDC Office on Smoking and Health with the Summit officially adjourning at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, August 8
Primary Sponsor for 2013 Summit
Yellowstone Explorer – $7,500
Glacier Trailblazer — $5,000
Missouri River Voyager — $2,500
Facts & Talking Points
Summit Target Audience
Controlling the use of dangerous smokeless and spit tobacco products requires a comprehensive effort, involving many different sectors of the community.
To this end, the Conference Committee will be promoting the Summit to the following groups:
- Tobacco Prevention & Cessation Specialists
- Public Health Officials
- Tribal Health Officials
- Dental Care Providers & Association Reps
- Medical Providers & Association Reps
- Voluntary Health Organizations
- Health Scientists, Researchers, Academia
- Health Science Writers
- Health Communication Organizations
- American Indian Tribal Leaders
- K-12 Health & P.E. Educators
- Military Leaders
- Parks & Recreation Leaders
- Youth Leadership Professionals
- Sports & Athletic Leaders
- Mining Industry Officials
- Law Enforcement Leaders
- Pharmaceutical Industry Representatives