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TOP OF THE VAPE: An 3th edition in October 2019, a whole program!

TOP OF THE VAPE: An 3th edition in October 2019, a whole program!

The 14 next October will take place in Paris 3th edition of the Vape Summit organized by the Sovape association. For the occasion, many luminaries from the scientific world and risk reduction will be present to take stock of vaping. 


Led by an influential programming committee in the world of vaping, the 3th Summit of the Vape which will take place on 14 October 2019 at Chateauform "the 49 Saint-Dominique" in the 7eme arrondissement of Paris is ambitious.

Practical risk reduction to potential still poorly exploited, vaping opens a new gateway to smoking. The 2019 vape Summit aims to change the way we look at this tool by offering a unique space in France for exchanges between stakeholders, health professionals, scientists, public health officials, industry professionals and users.

After an introduction on the principle of harm reduction applied to the field of smoking, the program of interventions will review the state of knowledge on individual and collective risks, innovations driven by this risk reduction tool. A round table bringing together actors on the ground will open the dialogue on the complementarity of actions.

The organization presents itself as transparent and organizes this Summit in total independence from the tobacco and pharmaceutical industries. A Code of ethics is even proposed in this context:

For its funding, the Vape Summit dismissed: any financial or other support from actors with direct or indirect economic ties to the tobacco industry; any financial support from the pharmaceutical industry.



Welcome speech - 8:30 a.m.

Sébastien Beziau - Vice President SOVAPE and Jean-Pierre Couteron - Clinical psychologist practicing at the CSAPA "the Treaty of Union" of the Association Oppelia, spokesman Federation AddictionIntroductory conference : Precautionary principle and risk reduction in the context of the vape, an analysis of the resistance of decision-makers with the Professor Benoît Vallet - Master Advisor to the Court of Auditors. Former Director of the Directorate General of Health. Professor of universities.

Conference Does the vape reduce the risks? : What is the level of risk reduction at the individual level for the smoker who passes the vape? With Jacques Le Houezec - Scientist, Tabacologist and Trainer, Associate Professor at the University of Nottingham (UK) and Dr. Lion Shahab - Lecturer, Associate Professor of Health Psychology at University College London, Research on Weaning and Epidemiology of Tobacco Use

•••••• BREAK from 10h15 to 10h45 ••••••

Conference “What risks at the collective level? " : Is the fear of a renormalization of smoking confirmed by epidemiological data? At the heart of the concerns, does vaping send young people to smoking? With the Dr. Leonie Brose - Lecturer at King's College London, a member of Cancer Research UK, co-author of the Public Health England (UK) vape scientific report, the Pr David Levy - Professor at Georgetown University (Washington DC), author of 250 publications, supported by WHO, specializing in the evaluation of tobacco and vaping consumptions and Stanislas Spilka - Head of the Center for Surveys and Statistical Analysis at the French Observatory of Drugs and Drug Addiction (OFDT)

•••••• LUNCH FROM 12h30 TO 14h ••••••

Conference "Vape, carrier of innovations" : The vape, neither tobacco, nor drug, is a consumer product at the service of risk reduction, which requires innovative approaches to production, communication and assistance to smokers. With the Dr. Anne Borgne - Physician, addictologist and President of Respadd, the Professor Bertrand Dautzenberg - Pneumologist, coordinator of the first report on vaping for the Ministry of Health, Chairman of the AFNOR Committee e-cigarettes and e-liquids, Antoine Deutsch - Project Manager at the Prevention Department of the National Cancer Institute (INCa) and Louise Ross - Former Director of the Stop Smoking Service in Leicester (UK).

•••••• BREAK FROM 15h30 to 16h ••••••

Conference "Round table: multiple approaches to quitting smoking" : A favorite way for French people to stop smoking, the vape opens a new doorway for smoking, with many new ways to get there. With the  Dr. William Lowenstein - Doctor, addictions specialist and President of SOS Addictions, the Dr. Marion Adler - Doctor and tobacco specialist at the Antoine Béclère Hospital in Clamart (APHP), Brice Lepoutre - User, founder of the 1er francophone forum dedicated to the electronic cigarette, founder and former president of the association AIDUCE,  Marion Mourgues - Tabacologist, project manager in public health at the Cancer Institute of Montpellier, coordinator of the month without tobacco in Occitania and Nathalie Rogeboz - Owner and consultant since 6 years in its stores specialized in vaping products.

Conclusion : Speech of Nathalie Dunand - President of SOVAPE

•••••• END OF THE SUMMIT AT 17H30 ••••••


This 3eme Summit the vape will take place the 14 October 2019, to reserve its place it is necessary to connect directly on the official website. The price is 100 Euros (Standard), 50 Euros (Partner association member) ou 200 Euros (Continuing Education), it includes access to all conferences, morning and afternoon coffee / snack breaks, lunch, evening cocktail. Sovape specifies that the event is limited to 150 seats!


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