Abstract submission

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Instructions for ECToH poster presenters

  • The posters should be made in a maximum of DIN A0 portrait format (upright format).
    The A0 size print measures: 84.1 cm wide x 118.9 cm height (33.11 inches x 46.81 inches).
  • 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.
  • 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…”
  • 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 hang up your poster at the following times:
    Wednesday, 19th January 2020, 9 am – 4pm
    Thursday, 20th January 2020, 07:30 am – 08:45 am
    Friday, 21st January 2020, 07:30 – 08:45 am
    If possible, hang up the poster on Wednesday.

Poster sessions in order

Please note: Including discussion time you have a maximum of 5 minutes for your presentation.

All sessions start and end at the same time. Sessions with two topics run one after the other.

Thursday 20th February 2020

Session order 1:
12:40 – 13:45
Topic 1:
The role of health professionals in tobacco prevention and control
Nr. 1, 2, 3

Topic 2:
Implementation of evidence-based interventions in daily practice: barriers and facilitating factors
Nr. 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Session order 2:
12:40 – 13:45
Topic:
E-cigarettes, heated tobacco products and waterpipes - the monitoring and surveillance, challenges in communication
Nr. 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45

Session order 3:
12:40 – 13:45
Topic 1:
Successes or failures in the tobacco control advocacy
Nr. 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72

Topic 2:
Novel tobacco treatment interventions
Nr. 73, 74

Thursday 20th February 2020

Session order 1:
15:35 – 15:55
Topic:
The tobacco pack: from pictorial warning to plain packaging
Nr. 49, 50, 51

Session order 2:
15:35 – 15:55
Topic:
The role of health professionals in tobacco prevention and control
Nr. 21, 22, 23, 24

Session order 3:
15:35 – 15:55
Topic:
“Strategies to reach and support/educate lower socio-economic status (SES) groups”
Nr. 75, 76, 77

Friday 21st February 2020

Session order 1:
12:40 – 13:45
Topic 1:
Implementation of evidence-based interventions in daily practice: barriers and facilitating factors
Nr. 52, 53, 54, 55

Topic 2:
Monitoring and surveillance of tobacco control progress
Nr. 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63

Session order 2:
12:40 – 13:45
Topic:
Social inequalities and smoking, tobacco related health disparities
Nr. 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36

Session order 3:
12:40 – 13:45
Topic:
Monitoring and surveillance of tobacco control progress
Nr. 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20

Friday 21st February 2020

Session order 1:
15:35 – 15:55
Topic:
Health education and health communication (eg. mass media campaigns, health communication interventions, youth education programmes)
Nr. 64, 65, 66

Session order 2:
15:35 – 15:55
Topic:
The economy of tobacco control: Tobacco taxation, cost-effectiveness studies, economic benefits, earmarking of tax revenues.
Nr. 46, 47, 48

Session order 3:
15:35 – 15:55
Topic:
Implementation of evidence-based interventions in daily practice: barriers and facilitating factors
Nr. 25, 26, 27, 28

Abstract submission guidelines

  • Abstracts can only be submitted electronically through the ECToH 2020 Congress website and online platform.
  • Acknowledgement of receipt of your submission will be sent to your stated email address.
  • Abstracts must be written in English.
  • Maximum 2000 characters, excluding source/literature references, title and contact information of the authors.
  • Each abstract should consist of the following sections: Objective (or Aim or Introduction), Methods, Results, Conclusion
  • It is the author's responsibility to submit a fully finalized abstract in clear English with accurate grammar and spelling of a quality suitable for publication.
  • You are allowed to be the presenting author of maximum one abstract; one(1) is the maximum number of abstracts that can be presented by the same author.
  • During submission, you will be asked to choose your preference of thematic for presentation from a list. The Scientific Committee reserves to 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.
  • If your abstract was published or presented before, you have to name these.
  • All accepted Abstract presenters must be registered for ECToH 2020 Congress and get a discount for the full congress fee. They have to pay 275 € for the full congress ticket. The registration takes place automatically via the project management.
  • No changes to the abstracts can be made once they are submitted. You are welcome to bring an updated poster to the conference.

Abstract selection and presentation

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

    You will inform till October 30th 2019.

    Presentation types

    • Poster
    • Oral Presentation

    Abstract themes

    • The tobacco pack: from pictorial warning to plain packaging
    • E-cigarettes and heated tobacco products - the Monitoring and surveillance, challenges in communication
    • Strategies to reach and support/educate lower socio-economic status (SES) groups
    • Human rights and tobacco
    • Novel tobacco treatment interventions
    • The role of health professionals in tobacco prevention and control
    • Health education and health communication (e.g., mass media campaigns, health communication interventions, youth education programs)
    • The economies of tobacco control: cost-effectiveness studies, economic benefits, earmarking of tax revenues.
    • Monitoring and surveillance of tobacco control progress
    • Implementation of evidence-based interventions in daily practice: barriers and facilitating factors
    • Successes or failures in the tobacco control advocacy
    • Social inequalities and smoking, tobacco related health disparities

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