Join us at our TFM Conference May 1-2 in Traverse City!
Tobacco-Free Michigan is hosting a spring conference this year! Please join us May 1-2, 2017 at the Great Wolf Lodge in Traverse City!
Winnable Battle: Tobacco Use in Michigan
Registration includes breakfast and lunch both days of the conference. Dinner is on your own.
Tentative Schedule (subject to change - will be updated as finalized):
Monday, May 1, 2017:
7:30 - 8:30AM: Registration/Breakfast
7:30AM - 4:00PM: Vendor Booths Open
8:30 - 9:00AM: Opening Remarks/Housekeeping
9:00 - 10:30AM: Opening Plenary
10:30 - 10:45AM: Break
10:45 - 12:00PM: Breakout #1 (3-4 sessions)
12:00 - 1:00PM: Lunch
1:00 - 2:30PM: Plenary #2
2:30 - 2:45PM: Break
2:45 - 4:00PM: Breakout #2 (3-4 sessions)
Tuesday, May 2:
7:30AM - 2:45PM: Vendor Booths Open
7:30 - 8:30AM: Breakfast
8:30 - 10:00AM: Plenary #3
10:00 - 10:15AM: Break/Check out of rooms
10:15 - 11:30AM: Breakout #3 (3-4 sessions)
11:30AM - 12:30PM: Lunch
12:30 - 1:45PM: Breakout #4 (3-4 sessions)
1:45 - 2:00PM: Break
2:00 - 3:00PM: Closing Plenary
For more information, please visit our registration page here.
October 2015 Meeting Recap
Our Annual Meeting was held at the Okemos Conference Center on Friday, October 23. We were lucky to have some new faces with us, as we welcomed those working on tobacco in the HIV/AIDS population around Michigan!
Matt Phelan and Andrew Schepers from the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network presented on tobacco funding in Michigan, giving us the past, present, and future scenarios.
Lydia Ahlum Hanson from Affirmations did a great presentation on the media campaign that grew out of LGBTQ focus groups that were done the previous year. She showed us the health positive campaign, along with explaining how the media was developed.
We also held our annual elections. Kim Thalison from Ingham County Substance Abuse Coalition, Kelley Mapes from Branch Hillsdale St. Joseph Community Health Agency and Patti Warmington from Cherry Health were re-elected to the board, while Meg Bauer from the Kalamazoo Gay Lesbian Resource Center was newly elected to the board, term starting January 1. Congratulations to all!
Our Mosquito Award was presented to the Tobacco Free Michigan State University Task Force! Eight of their members joined us for the presentation, and they were also awarded Platinum Plus designation by the Tobacco Free College Campus Initiative!
We will be holding our yearly webinar in January, so we aren't traveling through the snow!
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