November 17-18, 2013 Meeting, Budapest

Building Capacity for Tobacco Research in Romania - NIH expectations, and ethical considerations in scientific collaboration

Place: Koranyi Institute & Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest


Meeting Agenda


17 November: 16.00 - 18.30

Location: Koranyi Institute, Library, Budapest

Kristie Foley: Update from Fogarty meeting in June, NIH expectations, and ethical considerations in scientific collaboration

Zoltan Abram: Project progress and challenges since May

Péter Balazs: Key elements of a successful initiative

19:00 Dinner


18 November:

Location: Eötvös Loránd University 1st floor "Tanácsterem".

Presentations by Romanian Scientists (10 minute presentation, 20 minute discussion)

9:00 Lorand Schmidt, Promote Prevention & Cessation among Staff & Residents in Social Institutions

9:30 Pal Kikeli, “Smoke-Free” University

10:00 Arpad Szabo, Economic Impacts of Smoking

10:30 Valentin Nadasan, School-based Prevention & Cessation of Tobacco Use: Implementation of ASPIRE

11:00 Eniko Albert-Lorincz, A Community-Based Prevention Program among children from diverse communities

11:30 Monica Tarcea, Smoking and SHS Exposure among Pregnant Women

12:00 Zsuszanna Szazs: Air Quality Monitoring

12:30-13:15 Lunch


Small Group Meetings:

13:30-15:30 Albert-Lorincz, Paulik, Nadasan, Urban Szasz, Rogers Szabo, Bodrogi Schmidt, Foley, Kovacs Kikeli, Balazs Tarcea, Grenzer, Penzes

15:45-16:15 Next Steps

Foley: Upcoming due dates for conference participation April plans & expectations

Abram & Balazs: Closing remarks