The organizer of the Global Forum on Nicotine (GFN) has issued a number of deadlines ahead of GFN2015, which is due to be held on June 5 and 6 at Warsaw, Poland.
According to the deadlines, abstracts for the science and policy update session and proposals for satellite sessions are due by February 28; while poster submissions and nominations for the Young Investigator award are due by March 31.
Meanwhile, the organizer, KAC (Knowledge-Action-Change), says that Professor Derek Yach will deliver the second Michael Russell Oration at GFN2015.
Currently leading the Vitality Group, Yach previously served as cabinet director at the World Health Organization under director-general Gro Harlem Brundtland, where he led the development of WHO’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control and the Global Strategy on Diet and Physical Activity. He has held also a number of other high profile appointments in the field of public health, including professor of global health at Yale University.