Programme highlights: Workshops

An extensive range of workshops will be held on Tuesday 6 March, as part of the 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH).

Registered delegates attending the full conference can attend workshops free of charge, choosing from either one full-day workshop or two half-day workshops. For delegates not attending the full conference, a one-day only registration fee will apply. All those wishing to attend workshops will be able to sign up on the day.

Explore which workshops are right for you.

Workshops include:

Youth Pre-Conference

On 5 March, 9:00 – 12:30, a Youth Pre-Conference will be held for younger conference participants (aged 18-30).

Details of this event will be announced shortly. You can find the latest information on the online programme.


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