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International Events

Below is a selection of important recent and upcoming events.

COPD 2016

3rd International Workshop on Lung Health

15-17 January 2016, Monaco

Theme: Asthma and COPD: Converging or diverging chronicity? (COPD 2016)

This workshop will be dedicated to the Asthma and COPD and their impact on lung health. It will be focused on similarities and differences between the two most important chronic pathologies affecting the lungs and on overlap syndrome with new updates and developments in the discipline, including important topics such as guiding the treatment approach, the future of respiratory disease management, managing chronicity and many other important aspects.

Website: www.lung-health.org

ERS 2016

26th European Respiratory Society International Congress

3-7 September 2016, London

Website: www.erscongress.org/home2016

Lung Health 2016

4th International Workshop on Lung Health Asthma and COPD (Lung Health 2017)

19-21 January 2017, Budapest, Hungary

Theme: New Paradigms in preventing exacerbations in respiratory diseases

Coordinating Organisations: Allergies et Maladies Respiratoires (AMR) and International League on Lung Health (ILLH)

This workshop will be dedicated to Asthma and COPD and their impact on lung health. It will be focused on the challenge to prevent exacerbations in the different respiratory pathologies and, following the high request by participants to previous editions, it will include several incursion in side topics like Bronchiectasis, Cystic Fibrosis, Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, New devices for patients and Precision Medicine, to finish with NIV, Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Lung Transplantation.

Website: www.lung-health.org 

ISEE 2016

29th Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology

24-28 September 2017, Sydney, Australia

Theme: Healthy places, healthy people – where are the connections?

Website: www.isee2017.com/