Duke Nicotine Research Conference

The 20th Annual Duke Nicotine Research Conference is sponsored by the Duke Center for Smoking Cessation and is funded by the National Institutes of Health. Each year, this conference addresses the latest in nicotine addiction research. Conference speakers address a mutlitude of viewpoints, research findings, and topics that educate and inform on the latest findings. 

When: Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 (8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

Where: Durham Convention Center in Durham, NC.

Registration Fees

Early Registration (before September 14) - $190.00

Late Registration (after September 14) - $275.00

Graduate/Postdoctoral Students - $120.00

Duke affiliates - Please call for rate information

Fee includes: conference attendance, continental breakfast, lunch, morning refreshments, parking and published conference materials. 

Registration will begin in May, 2014.

2014 Speakers

Dr. Jed Rose, Director of the Duke Center for Smoking Cessation

Dr. Tom Eissenberg, Professor of Psychology and Co-Director, Center for the Study of Tobacco Products at Virginia Commonwealth Unversity

Dr. Chris Bullen, Director of the National Institute for Health Innovation at the University of Auckland

Dr. David Sachs, Director of the Palo Alto Center for Pulmonary Disease Prevention

Dr. Neal Benowitz, Professor, Departments of Medicine, Biopharmaceutical Sciences, Psychiatry, and Clinical Pharmacy, UCSF

Dr. Ed Levin, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke School of Medicine. Faculty on the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences

Dr. Jamie Brown, SSA Senior Research Fellow, Health Behaviour Research Centre, University College London

2014 Panelists

Patricia Kovacevic, Director of Regulatory Affairs, Associate General Counsel reporting to Chief Compliance Officer at Lorillard

David Sweanor, Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa

Dr. Joshua Rabinowitz, Chief Scientist, NJOY; Professor, Princeton University

Dr. Bruce Clark, Vice President of Regulatory and Scientific Affairs, Philip Morris International


Hotel Accomodations

To make your reservation, please call 800-443-3853, or online: www.washingtondukeinn.com

Hotels (in order of distance):

  • Durham Marriott: 1-800-909-8375
  • The Washington Duke Inn: 1-800-443-3853
  • Hilton Durham: 1-919-383-8033