The period for abstract submissions is now closed. We inform you that the programme with all the selected abstracts will be uploaded soon.

The Scientific Committee will review all submitted abstracts. Notification regarding abstract acceptance and scheduling will be sent to the submitting author. The committee decision is final.

Important Dates:
Call for Abstracts: 14th November 2022

Abstract Submission Deadline: 15th February 2023

Communication of acceptance of abstracts: 10th March 2023

The final selected abstracts will be benefited with the Early Registration Fee!*

Poster Presentation
-The poster will be shown in digital support and 16:9 format. Valid files: PDF, PWP or .jpg.
-QR (Quick Response) codes and text key codes are allowed in the poster, however, they should not be linked to websites containing product advertising.
-If the study has received funding, this must also be acknowledged on your poster, “Study funded / sponsored by…”
– An optimal lay-out of your poster will attract the attention of other Congress participants. Text should be easy to read at a 1-meter distance. Use colour wherever possible.
– At the bottom of the poster, please include your and/or the corresponding author email address. You may also provide hard copies of your material for onsite distribution.
– Please note that you have the possibility to present and defend your poster at the following times:

11:00 – 11:30 Poster Sessions
14:00 – 14:30 Poster Sessions

Oral Presentation:
-The oral presentation will last 10 minutes. There is going to be a very strict time policy.
-The speaker can use audiovisual aid consisting of a ppt or pdf presentation.
-No changes are accepted once it has been uploaded to the platform.

16:00 – 17:00 Oral Communications
12:15 – 13:00 Oral Communications

-Abstracts can only be submitted through the specific platform (ectoh.org) and must be written in English.
-Acknowledgement of receipt of your submission will be sent to your stated email address.
-Maximum 2000 characters, excluding source/literature references, title and contact information of the authors.
-Each abstract should consist of the following sections:
o Title. Key words
o Authors (The maximum number of authors allowed per abstract is limited to ten (10). Please include the e-mail of the first author, and all the names of the institutional affiliation of each author, city and country (no mailing addresses, academic degrees and professional positions such as Medical Director, CEO, CMO …).
o Background (including basic objectives)
o Methods
o Results
o Main conclusions

In addition, it is mandatory to specify if there is any conflict of interest (or declare the lack thereof) of the author and all co-authors of the research project in the written abstract and in the oral presentation/poster.

-If your abstract was published or presented before in any other conference or communication material, this needs to be explicitly mentioned.
-Abbreviations may be used in the title and text of abstracts if they are defined. Terms must be spelt out in full at first mention and followed with the abbreviation in parentheses.
-During submission, you will be asked to choose your preference of thematic for presentation from a list. The Scientific Committee reserves the right to allocate your abstract in a different thematic, according to program needs.
-You are allowed to be a co-author of an unlimited number of abstracts.
-No changes to the abstracts can be made once they are submitted. If you are presenting a poster, you are welcome to bring an updated poster to the conference.

1.- Taxes & Transborder commercialization
2.- Industry interference & publicity
3.- Emerging Products
E-cigarettes and heated tobacco products -the Monitoring and surveillance, challenges in communication
4.- Tobacco Cessation
Novel tobacco treatment interventions
5.- Resource Mobilization & Intersectoral Collaboration
The economies of tobacco control: cost-effectiveness studies, economic benefits, tax revenues.
6.- The tobacco pack: from pictorial warning to plain packaging
7.- Equity
Inequalities and social determinants of health in tobacco use.
Groups most affected by tobacco use and its consequences.
o Youth
o Gender approach
o People Living with Disease
o Socio cultural contexts
Strategies to reach and support/educate lower socio-economic status (SES) groups
8.- Smoke free spaces
9.- Environmental aspects of tobacco production and consumption
10.- Covid-19 and tobacco
11.- Advocacy
12.- Youth initiatives

13.- Other relevant topics
-FCTC compliance and monitoring from different perspectives
-Innovative Solutions for tobacco prevention and control
-Behavioral approaches
14. Behavioural insights and sciences and tobacco control
15. Tobacco & Cannabis

-The author should submit a fully finalized abstract in clear English with accurate grammar and spelling of a quality suitable for publication.
-Specific criteria will be applied for the evaluation of the abstracts.
-Coherence with the proposed topics, clarity of the structure and writing, innovation, and originality, potential and added value will be the items to score from 1 to 5 points. Overall, better scored abstracts will be selected for public presentation during the event and the better ones will be the winners. Top 3 abstracts and posters will be given an award.
-Theme selection is orientative and the Scientific Committee could change it for logistics purposes.


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