Prof. Ronnachai Kongsakon
The 13th Asia Paciﬁc Conference on Tobacco or Health
Immediate Past President
Medical Association of Thailand
National Alliance Tobacco Control of Thailand
Professor at the Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
Dear Colleagues and Guests,
It is very soon from now, on September 2-4, 2021, that you have an appointment with us, the 13th APACT 2021. Please mark the date on your diary to make sure that you are not missing an auspicious moment in Bangkok, Thailand. The organizing committee of the event has been working hard in the preparation and curiously looking forwards to welcoming you to our hometown as the host country. We are planning to entertain you with both academic and relaxing environment. The world needs your share and contribution in making this world a healthy public place to live on. The 13th APACT, 2021 will provide the way we can work together hands in hands in ﬁghting with the most difﬁcult health problem, tobacco smoking, the problem that deteriorates and shortens our life longevity and suffers our peaceful lifestyle. The problem that cannot be worked out by just a single people, organization or a country but absolutely needs coordination and collaboration amongst us, not only health professional but multi professionals. The theme of the conference will be “Moving Together for Tobacco Free-Society” which will render you the opportunity to harvest new ideas and new technologies from profound international specialists from around the world. We are really ﬁghting with a mighty and wealthy Goliath with our strong bonding. I do really hope that we will be stronger and will, at the end, win the war.
Let’s come to share our experiences and innovations for lesson learn and walk together towards our common goal in making a better and healthier world at 13th APACT 2021 on September 2-4, 2021 in Bangkok, Thailand. We are almost ready to welcome you to our land of smile, Thai cuisine and Thai hospitality at the CentralWorld Convention Centre, in the heart of Bangkok, one of the world most outstanding convention hotels in the region.
In the year 2021, it is also a year that we celebrate the centennial of Medical Association of Thailand (MAT) who is the pioneer for anti-smoking campaign in Thailand for over 46 years! We cordially invite you to join us..... at the APACT 2021 in Bangkok, Thailand.
With the collaboration from National Alliance for Smoking Free Thailand (NATFT)
13th Asia Paciﬁc Conference on Tobacco or Health (APACT 2021)
See you in Thailand!!