ARE YOU READY FOR THE WORLD VAPE DAY?

It’s on May 30th, 2021


WHAT IS WORLD VAPE DAY?

World Vape Day 2021 is a day celebrating vaping. It will highlight the benefits of tobacco harm reduction in general and of vaping in particular. We want to deliver a positive message about vaping and focus on the good it brings to society.

We’re meeting to talk about everything vaping and focus on the good it brings to society and we’ll catch up with top figures in the vaping world to see what they’ve been up to in the last year.

Join our live streams starting at 4 PM CET on 30 May 2021

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LIVESTREAM PROGRAM

We will be streaming live on Facebook, Youtube and Twitter (links will follow soon):

TimeProgram
16:00 CETStart of the stream with a Vape Trick Show
Vapers from around the world will showcase their best tricks and show how vaping can be turned into an art form.
16:15 CETOpening Remarks
by Michael Landl, Director of the WVA & Liza Katsiashvili, Community Manager of the WVA
17:00 CETTime For Optimism: How Vaping Is Changing the World
Liza Katsiashvili will talk to several leaders of WVA partner organisations about the situation in their countries and their success stories.

Speakers: 
– Joseph Magero (Campaign for a Safe Alternative, Africa)
– Kurt Yeo (Vaping Saved My Life, South Africa)
– Francisco Ordonez (Asovape Colombia)
– Ignacio Leiva Benitez (Asovape Chile)
– Jeff Zamora (Asovape Costa Rica)
– Cristiana Batista (APORVAP – Associação Portuguesa de Vaporizadores, Portugal )
– Danny Wang (Vape Taiwan),
– Maria Papaioannoy (Rights4Vapers, Canada)
18:00 CETWhy Is It Worth Going the Extra Mile for vaping*
Michael Landl in discussion with experts in tobacco harm reduction.

Speakers: 
Michelle Minton, Senior fellow, Competitive Enterprise Institute
– Prof. Bernd Mayer, Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Graz, Austria
– GrimmGreen, Consumer THR Advocate, Profesional Tobacco Control Critic
– Yael Ossowski, Deputy Director, Consumer Choice Center
– Christopher Snowdon, Head of Lifestyle Economics, Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA)
19:00 CETThe Great Alexandro “Hazard” Lucian Show
A year in review – the good, the bad and the ugly. Alexandro Lucian, famous vaping influencer in Brazil, will host a panel discussion together with Michael Landl and tobacco harm experts.

Speaker: 
– Ethan Nadelmann, Founder and former Executive Director  (2000-17) of the Drug Policy Alliance
– Clive Bates, Director of Counterfactual, a consulting and advocacy practice focussed on a pragmatic approach to sustainability and public health.

North America takes over! 

For everybody who wants to hear even more about vaping, we will also stream the World Vape Day show from our friends from Rights4Vapers and Regulator Watch in Canada! LIVE – don’t miss it! More information will be posted here soon.


Bonus for Spanish speaking Vapers!

For our Spanish speaking friends we have two important pieces of information: our full stream will be live translated to Spanish – plus during the whole day many of our partner organizations in Latin America are streaming live their own World Vape Day program too! More information about VAPE FEST coming soon! 

Guests:

Michelle Minton
Senior fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute
Prof. Bernhard Mayer
Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology at the University of Graz
GrimmGreen
Consumer THR Advocate. Professional Tobacco Control Critic
Christopher Snowdon
Head of Lifestyle Economics at the Institute of Economic Affairs 
Yaël Ossowski
Deputy Director at the Consumer Choice Center
Clive Bates
Director of Counterfactual
Ethan Nadelmann
Founder of the Drug Policy Alliance

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