On January 17 and 18, 2020 for the 12th Annual Ottawa Conference: State of the Art Clinical Approaches to Smoking Cessation, hosted by the University of Ottawa Heart Institute at the Shaw Centre located downtown Ottawa, Ontario.

What is the Ottawa Conference: State of the Art Clinical Approaches to Smoking Cessation?

Since its formation in 2009, the Ottawa Conference has become an important accredited opportunity for health professionals seeking to gain or enhance knowledge in clinical smoking cessation – an important area of clinical practice.

Why attend?

  • Hear from national and international smoking cessation experts on the latest ideas and evidence in clinical tobacco treatment, program development and smoking cessation research
  • Network with other health professionals including physicians, nurses, healthcare and community practitioners, researchers, and policy-makers
  • Learn of current and emerging concepts to apply to your clinical practice

The event will take place over two days and will feature plenary and breakout sessions, panel discussions, poster displays and networking opportunities. Take advantage of attending our pre-conference workshop hosted on Thursday, January 16, 2020. 

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This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the University of Ottawa's Office of Continuing Professional Development. You may claim a maximum of 15.0 hours (credits are automatically calculated).

This one-credit-per-hour Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by the University of Ottawa’s Office of Continuing Professional Development for up to 15.0 Mainpro+ credits.