ASH Ireland, the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland and the TobaccoFree Research Institute Ireland will hold a business breakfast and academic seminar on Monday, 24th March 2014 to mark the 10th anniversary of the introduction of the workplace smoking legislation in Ireland. These events will take place at the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland Building at Number 6, Kildare Street, Dublin 2.
Minister for Health, James Reilly will address the business breakfast at 8.30 a.m. Today we announce the full line-up of speakers for the academic seminar as follows:
|10.10||Professor Luke ClancyTobaccoFree Research Institute Ireland||Evidence to date (post the introduction of the ban)|
|10.40||Professor Gregory Connolly, Harvard School of Public Health||Smokefree, international experience|
|11.10||Dr Kristina Mauer-Stender,World Health Organisation||Tobacco control – the next 10 years|
|11.40||Senator and Professor John Crown,Consultant Oncologist||Politicians, scientists, the Tobacco Industry and WHO FCTC Art.5.3|
|12.10||Dr Pat Doorley, Chair of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland Policy Group on Tobacco||Moving towards a tobacco free society in Ireland|
|12.40||All Speakers||Panel discussion and Q&A|
Note to Editors
- A Press Conference at 9.30 a.m. will include Minister James Reilly, and representatives from ASH Ireland, the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland and the TobaccoFree Research Institute Ireland.
- Press statement and extracts from all speakers will be available and issued on the day.
- All of the seminar presenters and other spokespeople will be available for media interviews.
Siobhán Creaton, Communications Manager Royal College of Physicians of Ireland:
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ASH Ireland: 0818-305055; Email email@example.com
Mr Wally Young, Public Relations Advisor: 087 2471520