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CA Tobacco-Free Colleges Conference


Due to Limited Space, Registration is Closed

UPDATE - REGISTRATION HAS BEEN CLOSED DUE TO HIGH DEMAND AND LIMITED SPACE. ADD YOURSELF TO THE WAITLIST HERE: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1IZ1lJ3OS1IuX6EY9V_v2t1k69y48vuKBsL6xrVUoJug/edit?usp=sharing

The conference will be held Tuesday and Wednesday, January 8th and 9th at the California Endowment in downtown Los Angeles

 CYAN Staff Pegah and Sal are ready to get you checked in at the 2019 CA Tobacco-Free Colleges Conference!

CYAN Staff Pegah and Sal are ready to get you checked in at the 2019 CA Tobacco-Free Colleges Conference!

The conference is free and open to students, staff, safety officers, and faculty from public and private, two-year and four-year colleges and universities in the state, as well as volunteers and staff from organizations that have a stake in tobacco control. The conference will provide information and opportunities to attendees to be able to address tobacco issues, policy compliance on campus, and reduce tobacco use rates among campus communities. 

Registration is limited and is on a first come first serve basis.

If capacity is not reached ahead of time, final registration will close on December 18th.

UPDATE - REGISTRATION HAS BEEN CLOSED DUE TO HIGH DEMAND AND LIMITED SPACE.


Conference Topics and Sessions

 Click here to view the draft agenda.

Click here to view the draft agenda.

This conference will feature tobacco control researchers;, sessions on emerging products such as JUUL and marijuana, and policy enforcement; and strategy sessions for specific groups such as private universities and student advocates. In addition, brainstorming and sharing sessions will be weaved throughout the conference to allow time for discussion, networking, and meeting colleagues from campuses and communities throughout the state. The draft agenda is available to the right. A finalized agenda, with speakers, will be posted as soon as possible.


Conference Location

The conference will be held at the California Endowment at 1000 Alameda St. in downtown Los Angeles. The California Endowment is just two blocks from Union Station. Participants are strongly encouraged to take the train to the conference. The hotel rooms are reserved at the Double-Tree Hilton located 0.8 miles away at 120 S Los Angeles St. Shuttle service will be provided for participants that cannot or do not want to walk.


Additional Details

Conference Times

Participants will travel and check into their rooms at the Double-Tree during the evening of Monday January 7th.  The conference will begin at 8:30 am on Tuesday January 8th. On Wednesday January 9th the conference ends after lunch at 1:00pm.

Food

Free breakfast and lunch will be provided to all participants on Tuesday and Wednesday.  Light refreshments will be served on Tuesday evening.

Travel and Lodging Costs and Scholarships

All student attendees will receive free room and free travel.  Travel and lodging scholarships are available to staff on an as-needed basis.  You will indicate your need for travel and lodging on the registration form.


Pegah will book travel at the beginning of December. She will confirm travel times with you before booking your travel.

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