CORESTA Presentations at Events

ISO/TC126 WG 22 Web Meeting - 16 February 2022

Presentation "Heated Tobacco Products (HTP) Task Force: Update" by Helena Digard (British American Tobacco, UK) and Jason Flora (Altria Client Services LLC, USA), Coordinator and Secretary of the CORESTA HTP Task Force.


CEN/TC437 Web Meeting - 25 November 2021

Presentation "CORESTA Report to CEN/TC437" at CEN/TC437 by Stéphane Colard (CORESTA Secretary General).


74th Tobacco Science Research Conference (TSRC 2021) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - 29 August - 1 September 2021

Presentation "Development of Recommendations of Descriptive Consumer-Reported Outcome Measures (Descriptive-CROM) and Related Definitions in Tobacco and Nicotine Research" by Lai Wei (Altria Client Services, USA) on behalf of the CORESTA CROM Task Force.

Presentation "Human abuse liability assessment of tobacco and nicotine products: considerations to meet current regulatory recommendations" by Andrea Vansickel (Altria Client Services, USA) on behalf of the CORESTA Product Use Behaviour (PUB) Sub-Group.


National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) Meeting - Online - 23 April 2021

The Committee on Health Effects and Patterns of Use of Premium Cigars of the Health and Medicine Division of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM), USA, is conducting a study to evaluate the available evidence of the health effects and patterns of use related to the use of premium cigars and identify future federally funded research needs.

A presentation "Introduction to CORESTA Work Related to Premium Cigars" was made by Thomas Lindegaard (Scandinavian Tobacco Group), Coordinator of the CORESTA Cigar Smoking Methods Sub-Group, at a meeting of the Committee on 23 April 2021 to inform them about CORESTA’s work with premium cigars.


Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS 2021) Conference - Online - 20-21 April 2021

Presentation "Scientific Cooperation for International Standard Developments Relative to E-vapour Products" by Stéphane Colard (CORESTA Secretary General).


International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) Conference - Virtual - 17-20 May 2021
Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT) 27th Annual Meeting - Virtual - 24-27 February 2021

Presentation "Development of Consumer-Reported Outcome Measure (CROM) Best Practices and Guidelines for the Tobacco Industry with Respect to Psychometric CROM Using a Consortium-Based Approach: Methodology and Scope" at SRNT2021 and ISPOR2021 by the CORESTA CROM Task Force.


ISO/TC126 SC3 Web Meeting - 16 December 2020
CEN/TC437 Web Meeting - 12 November 2020

Presentation "Report on CORESTA Activities Related to EVAP Sub-Group" at CEN/TC437 and ISO/TC126 SC3 by Stéphane Colard (CORESTA Secretary General).


ISO/TC126 WG 22 Web Meeting - 27 April 2020

Presentation "Heated Tobacco Products (HTP) Task Force: Update" by Helena Digard (British American Tobacco, UK) and Jason Flora (Altria Client Services LLC, USA), Coordinator and Secretary of the CORESTA HTP Task Force.


Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT) 26th Annual Meeting - New Orleans, LA, USA - 11-14 March 2020

Presentation "A Consortium Approach for Consumer-Reported Outcome Measures for Assessing Tobacco and/or Nicotine-Containing Products" by Neil Sherwood (Neil Sherwood Consulting, Switzerland), member of the CORESTA CROM Task Force.


49th Tobacco Workers' Conference (TWC 2020) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - 20-23 January 2020

Presentation "The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals: CORESTA contributions and opportunities" by Stéphane Colard (CORESTA Secretary General).   


INVESTA, 1er Congreso Internacional de Investigaciones del Tabaco - Havana, Cuba - 9-13 December 2019

The following presentations were made by CORESTA invited speakers at the First International Congress of Tobacco Research (INVESTA) organised by Cuban tobacco stakeholders:

CORESTA Platform and Process of Cooperation by Stéphane Colard (CORESTA Secretary General)
CORESTA: Scientific Cooperation in Tobacco Leaf Research and Production by François Dorlhac (CORESTA Coordinator Sub-Group Proficiency Testing for Detection of Transgenic Tobacco)
Experiences on Several CORESTA Working Groups from Smoke Science and Product Technology by Linda Crumpler (CORESTA Member of Sub-Group Routine Analytical Chemistry)


Presentation at the FDA Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) - 2 October 2019

Taking advantage of CORESTA participation at the FDA Standards Day in Washington on 2 October (below), the Center for Tobacco Products invited CORESTA to present its activities at a formal meeting on its premises. Stéphane Colard, designate Secretary General, Lea Scott and Rob Stevens, respectively President and Vice-President of the Scientific Commission presented, accompanied with Mike Ogden and Eduardo Berea, representing the CORESTA Board. Around 70 CTP staff attended the meeting, either onsite or online. The presentation was followed by an intense question and answer session.

CORESTA Presentation at CTP


CORESTA invited to the FDA Standards Day - 2 October 2019

On 2 October, the FDA organised an internal Standards Day aimed at "bringing together Standards Development Organizations with FDA researchers and liaisons to collaborate and share ideas". CORESTA was invited and participated in this event. Two posters were displayed, presenting the CORESTA vision with the structure of the working groups, and the method development process with the list of CORESTA Recommended Methods (CRMs) that served as a basis for ISO Standards. The full list of CRMs was made available to the visitors, as well as the newly produced CORESTA brochure.

CORESTA Poster on Vision and Working Groups Structure
CORESTA Poster on CRM Development


Poster Presentation at University of Kentucky Burley Tobacco Tour - 13 August 2019

The CORESTA Residue Field Trial (RFT) programme was launched in view of defining Guidance Residue Levels (GRLs) for newly developed Crop Protection Agents (CPAs). The University of Kentucky being one among numerous contributors of this worldwide programme, its Burley Tobacco Tour, held on 13 August 2019, was an opportunity, by means of posters, to present and explain the RFT programme in the context of CORESTA and its activities.

Residue Field Trials - UKy Burley Tobacco Tour Posters


Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS 2019) Conference - London, United Kingdom - 4-6 June 2019
Global Forum on Nicotine (GFN 2019) - Warsaw, Poland - 13-15 June 2019
Tobacco Science Summit - Durham, NC, USA - 31 July 2019
Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS US 2019) Conference - Arlington, VA, USA - 9-11 December 2019

Presentation "The History and Challenges Faced by the CORESTA EVAP Sub-Group in Developing Testing Standards for E-liquids and E-aerosols"
- at ENDS2019: by Derek Mariner (Principal Scientist, British American Tobacco and member of the CORESTA E-Vapour Sub-Group)
- at GFN2019: by Gene Gillman (Vice-President, Enthalpy Analytical and Secretary of the E-Vapour Sub-Group)
- at Tobacco Science Summit: by Rob Stevens (Director Product Science, ITG Brands and Vice-President of the Scientific Commission)
- at ENDS US 2019: by Eduardo Berea (International Sales Manager, Alternative Ingredients, Inc. and member of the CORESTA E-Vapour Sub-Group)


Next Generation Nicotine Delivery (NGN18) Conference - London, United Kingdom - 13-14 November 2018

Presentation "CORESTA and International Standards" by Pierre-Marie Guitton (CORESTA Secretary General).


Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS 2018) Conference - London, United Kingdom - 5-6 June 2018

Presentation "Contribution to Standards Development for Next Generation Products" by Eduardo Berea (International Sales Manager Alternative Ingredients Inc. and member of the CORESTA Board). This presentation is similar to that presented at the Rhodia Acetow 11th Global Filter Colloquium in April 2018.   


12th European Pesticide Residue Workshop (EPRW 2018) - Munich, Germany - 22-25 May 2018

Masahiro Miyoshi (JT Inc. and Coordinator CORESTA Agrochemical Analysis Sub-Group) presented a poster entitled "CORESTA Agrochemical Analysis Sub-Group" that gave an overview of Sub-Group's activities, which include conducting proficiency testing and creating technical documents for pesticide residue analysis on tobacco. The EPRW is held every two years as an open forum, with around 500 participants from private laboratories, food and environment control agencies, research institutes, universities, food and beverage companies and agrochemical industry, for discussion about the latest concepts and developments in the field of pesticide residues in food, drink and environmental samples.


2018 Genetic Toxicology Association (GTA 2018) Meeting - University of Delaware, Newark, DE, U.S.A. - 2-4 May 2018

Presentation "Historical Use of Genetic Toxicology Data for Tobacco Product Stewardship" by Kei Yoshino, Coordinator of the IVT SG at the 2018 GTA Meeting.  Along the same lines as the presentation made in November 2017 at the ICEM-ACEM Conference, CORESTA was once again afforded the opportunity to present its work on in vitro science.


Rhodia Acetow 11th Global Filter Colloquium - Freiburg, Germany - 22-25 April 2018

Presentation "Contribution To Standards Development For Next Generation Products" by Nils Rose, Borgwaldt KC GmbH, Germany (on behalf of Pierre-Marie Guitton, Secretary General CORESTA).


12th International Conference and 5th Asian Congress on Environmental Mutagens (ICEM-ACEM 2017) - Incheon, South Korea - 12-16 November 2017

CORESTA had the opportunity to show the scientific activities of its In Vitro Toxicity Testing Sub-Group (IVT SG) at the above conference. The IVT SG activities (establishments, inter-laboratory proficiency studies, in vitro whole smoke) were presented by Kei Yoshino, Coordinator of the IVT SG, in his presentation "Historical Use of Genetic Toxicology Data for Tobacco Product Stewardship" at one of the symposiums entitled “Overview of the Application of Genetic Toxicology to International Tobacco Product Regulation” chaired by Martha Moore (Ramboll Environ, USA; Member of the US Environmental Mutagen and Genomics Society and the United Kingdom Environmental Mutagen Society). This gave CORESTA the chance to provide visibility to its global scientific work at an event where in vitro science was discussed.


Next Generation Nicotine Delivery (NGN17) Conference - London, United Kingdom - 14-15 November 2017

Presentation "Contribution To Develop Standards For The Global Vapour Industry" by Pierre-Marie Guitton (CORESTA Secretary General).


Global Forum on Nicotine (GFN 2017) - Warsaw, Poland - 15-17 June 2017

Poster presentations:
"International Collaborative Scientific Work on Tobacco and Related Products" by Pierre-Marie Guitton (CORESTA Secretary General).
"Collaborative Study for Determination of Glycerin, Propylene Glycol, Water and Nicotine in Collected Aerosol of E-Cigarettes" by Gene Gillman et al. (Technical Director, Enthalpy Analytical, Inc., and Secretary CORESTA E-Vapour Sub-Group).


Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS 2017) Conference - London, United Kingdom - 14-15 June 2017

Presentation "The value of collaboration in the development of e-cigarette test methods" by Derek Mariner (Principal Scientist at British American Tobacco and member of the CORESTA E-Vapour Sub-Group).


6th Latin American Pesticide Residue Workshop (LAPRW 2017) - Costa Rica - 14-17 May 2017

Poster presentation "Proficiency Testing for Pesticide Residues Analysis in Tobacco" by Masahiro Miyoshi et al. (JT Inc. and Coordinator CORESTA Agrochemical Analysis Sub-Group).


Tobacco Merchants Association (TMA) 102nd Annual Meeting & Conference - Chantilly, VA, USA - 10-12 May 2017

The TMA organised their 102nd Annual Meeting & Conference with the theme "Understanding, Navigating & Embracing Change", to capture the spirit of the times and explore overlapping needs of all stakeholders.

Dr Rob Stevens, Director of Product Science at ITG Brands, was invited to participate in a panel entitled "Testing Methodologies for Deemed Products." The session focussed on how companies develop and apply testing methodologies necessary in nicotine regulatory science, and the role industry should play in advancing state of the art of testing methodologies.

Invited by TMA for his scientific expertise, Rob Stevens, as Secretary of the Smoke Science Study Group within the CORESTA Scientific Commission, took opportunity of the event to present a few slides about CORESTA activities and achievements and emphasise "the good work done in terms of testing methodologies."


Tobacco Product Analysis Technology Summit 2016 - Research Triangle Park, NC, USA - 25-27 July 2016

On 25-27 July 2016, Waters Corporation and RTI International collaboratively hosted the 2016 Tobacco Product Analysis Technology Summit. The purpose of the summit was to bring together industry thought leaders to share their perspectives on analytical challenges and technology gaps in tobacco product analysis. One of the invited speakers, Dr. Jason Flora (Altria Client Services, LLC, and Coordinator of the CORESTA Cigarette Variability Task Force (CVAR TF)), shared background on CORESTA and details regarding the Task Force with a presentation entitled "Cigarette Variability Task Force: CVAR".


TJI TobaccoCampus E-Cigarette Workshop - Wiesbaden, Germany - 8-9 February 2016

Presentation "CORESTA and e-cigarettes" by Pierre-Marie Guitton, Secretary General CORESTA


Solvay Filter Colloquium - Freiburg, Germany - 7 September 2014

Presentation by Pierre-Marie Guitton, Secretary General CORESTA