Past Event

Thursday, 9 November 2017

Place: Ballroom C, Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta Time: 09.00 AM _ 05.30 PM

09.00 _ 09.30 AM
Registration
09.30 _ 09.40 AM
Opening remarks
Speaker:
Prof. Dr. Achmad Syawqie Yazid, Drg., M.S,Founder & chairman of YPKP, Indonesian Public Health Observer Foundation.
09.40 _ 10.25 AM
Tobacco Harm reduction: de nition, evidence & prospects
Keynote speaker:
Konstantinos Farsalinos, Cardiologist & researcher at Onassis
Cardiac Surgery Center in Athens-Greece and at Medical Imaging Research Center, University Hospital Gathuisberg in Leuven- Belgium.

Session I

10.25 _ 11.30 AM

The Search for Less Harmful Alternatives Consumer_s Perspective
Topics: Who are the vapor users, size and development of vape markets, product origin and sales environment, how and what governments should do?

Moderator:
Dimas Jeremia, Tar Free Foundation and Chairman of MOVI Indonesia Vape Retailers

Panelists:

  • Personal testimony by Indonesian e-cigarette user
  • Philippine: Tom Pinlac, President of The Vapers Philippines
  • Malaysia: Azrul Hafriz Bin Zainu din, Malaysian Organization of Vape Entity (MOVE)
  • Thailand: Asa Saligupta, ENDs Cigarette Smoke Thailand (ECST)
  • India: Nilesh Jain, Founder and Managing Director of ivape.in
11.30 _ 12.00 PM
Q&A and closing thought by moderator
12.00 _ 01.00 PM
Lunch

Session II

01.00 _ 02.00 PM

Tobacco Harm Reduction Landscape Global and Asian Policy Perspective
Topics: Latest policy developments internationally [UK, US, EU], current Asia policies and how they can/should evolve?

Moderator:
Meidyatama Suryodiningrat, Editor in Chief of Antara News Agency

Panelists:

  • Singapore: Donald Low, Associate Dean of Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore _Policy considerations and options in tobacco harm reduction_
  • Japan: Nobuhiko Harada, Partner at Nishimura & Asahi Law Firm_Tobacco regulation in Japan & future direction_
  • Australia: Jeannie Cameron (JCIC International) _International policy development on tobacco harm reduction_
02:00 _ 02.30 PM
Q&A and closing thoughts by moderator
02.30 _ 03.00 PM
Coffee break

Session III

03.00 _ 04.30 PM

Validating the Science behind Tobacco Harm Reduction
" />Topics: What scientific research has been done specifically in Asia on tobacco harm reduction? What are your views on the science? What research questions remain?

Moderator:
Muhamad Ikhlasul Amal, Director at Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI)

Panelists:

  • Philippines: Ron Sison & Jay Jazul, University of Santo Tomas
  • India: Rajesh Sharan, North-Eastern Hill University
  • Singapore: Andrew Da Roza, Addiction Psycho-Therapist
  • Thailand: Shakrit Rimpanit, Cessation Clinic Doctor of Saint Mary Hospital
  • Indonesia: Amaliya,Padjajaran University

04:30 _ 05.30 PM
Q&A and closing thought by moderator
05.30 _ 06.30 PM
Post-event: Press conference or side press interview opportunities