European Conference on Tobacco or Health

The European Conferences on Tobacco or Health (ECToH) are held every three years and unites over 600 influential advocates, researchers, academics, non-governmental organisations, civil society, scientists, healthcare professionals and public officials working on all aspects of tobacco control from around Europe.

The next 8th ECToH will be held in 2020 in Berlin and will be hosted by the German Cancer Society. REGISTRATIONS ARE NOW OPEN!

The 7th ECToH was held in Porto in 2017, hosted by the Portuguese League against Cancer.  It was opened by the President of the Portuguese League, the President of Portugal, the EU Commissioner for Health, Queen Leticia of Spain, among others. (See a video excerpt of the opening here.)  Key messages from the Conference were published in the Oporto Declaration.

Association of European Cancer Leagues ECToH Young Professional Award:

To recognize and support newer careerist professionals that have advanced tobacco control in areas of research, advocacy, policy and practice. The award is granted to participants judged on the quality of the abstracts and their CVs submitted to the conference.

The winner will be presented with the Association of European Cancer Leagues/ECToH Young Professional Award in Berlin by the President of the Association of European Cancer Leagues (the Association of European Cancer Leagues), Dr. Sakari Karjalainen.

1st Prize: Travel grant up to 2.000 € to attend the next WCToH in Dublin, Ireland 2021 (travel, accommodation, and expenses against receipts) in order to present his/her work and to maintain a network at global level. This travel grant is provided by the Cancer Society of Finland.

2nd Prize: 600 € subsidy for attending the 2020 ECToH, offered by ECL.

3rd Prize: 400 € subsidy for attending the 2020 ECToH, offered by ECL.

We kindly invite you submit your applications by 31 December 2019!

More information about the the congress and the preliminary programme can be found here:

We look forward to host you at the 8th European Conference on Tobacco or Health (ECToH) from February 19th to 22nd, 2020 in Berlin!

If you need further information, please contact Juliane Truskowski of the Congress Organisation: