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Promoting Dialogue

The GTNF exists thanks to the vision and direction of its founder and president, Elise Rasmussen. In January 2019, Rasmussen became the executive director of the GTNF Trust, which includes the GTNF, Tobacco ReporterVapor Voice and Tobacco Farm Quarterly.

From its launch in Rio de Janeiro in 2008 to the present day, the GTNF has become the global exchange for views and ideas among public health experts, government representatives, investors and members of the tobacco and nicotine industries. 

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Behind the success of the GTNF is a strong belief that deepening the conversation about tobacco, nicotine and public health can lead to more informed views and decisions by all stakeholders. To that end, we build in plenty of opportunities for informal networking and meetings throughout the event.

Previous events took place virtually (2020), in Washington, D.C. (2019), London (2018), New York (2017), Brussels (2016), Bologna (2015), West Virginia (2014), Cape Town (2013), Antwerp (2012), Bangalore (2010) and Rio de Janeiro.

GTNF 2020 was an international virtual event spanning five continents in three time zones.

GTNF 2021 was an international hybrid event—another first—live from the heart of London for in-person delegates and livestreamed virtually to audiences all over the world.

If you were unable to join us for GTNF 2021 London, you have until Oct. 25 to register for GTNF Replay and view all our fabulous keynote speakers and thought-provoking expert panels. If you have already registered, log in and catch anything that you missed. Register here: