Pre-Conference event: Tuesday, 10 October
6th President's Centennial Dinner – Separate registration is required for this fundraising event supporting the Centennial Campaign.
Day 1: Wednesday, 11 October
Post-graduate courses and workshops – Pre-registration required. Workshops are free for registered delegates, but there is an additional fee of 100 euros for post-graduate courses. Those who register for workshops/courses will receive passes that admit them to their selected session(s).
Inaugural Ceremony and Welcome Reception – Open to all registered delegates and accompanying persons
Days 2 to 4: Thursday, 12 October through Saturday, 14 October
Workshops – Pre-registration required. Workshops are free for registered delegates. Those who register for workshops will receive passes that admit them to their selected session(s).
Sessions and meetings: Symposia; oral, e-poster and poster discussion sessions; plenary sessions; and 'meet the expert' sessions; as well as Union scientific section, region and business meetings – Badges are required to attend these sessions. Delegates without badges will be denied access to the venue.
Technical exhibition: A scientific and technical exhibition will showcase a variety of companies, agencies, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), health organisations and manufacturers of materials and equipment. Open to all registered delegates and accompanying persons
Encuentro: a dedicated space for community involvement and grassroots activism within the conference.
Encuentro, meaning ‘meeting’ or ‘gathering’ in Spanish, is a place where community activists, civil society, local organisations and others come together with scientists, researchers and policy-makers to rally for a common cause.
Open to the public free of charge, Encuentro will host events, encourage discussion and inspire activism and change.
Participation is open to individuals and local and international groups of all sizes who are committed to improving lung health for everyone.
Closing Ceremony: A review of the scientific highlights of the conference. Open to all registered delegates.