The ERS International Congress 2019, Madrid

 

This annual event brings together the world's respiratory experts to showcase all the latest advances in respiratory medicine and science.

Chinese programme 2019: Part I

Chair(s): T. Welte (Hannover, Germany), J. Qu (Shanghai, China)

Language session


PG7 Chest radiology

Chair(s): L. Fregonese (London, United Kingdom), J. Vogel-Claussen (Hannover, Germany)

Postgraduate Course


PG1 Lung cancer: the key multidisciplinary approach

Chair(s): H. Kauczor (Heidelberg, Germany), I. Opitz (Zurich, Switzerland), T. Blum (Berlin, Germany)

Postgraduate Course


PG6 Immunodeficiencies in lung diseases

Chair(s): E. Polverino (Barcelona, Spain)

Postgraduate Course


PG4 Pitfalls of noninvasive ventilation: causes and remedies

Chair(s): L. Bos (Amsterdam, Netherlands), M. Elliott (Leeds (West Yorkshire), United Kingdom)

Postgraduate Course


Part I: Prevention and management of respiratory infections in primary care.

Chair(s): R. Jordan (Birmingham (West Midlands), United Kingdom), M. Román Rodriguez (Palma De Mallorca, Spain)

Primary care session


PG8 The role of exercise in prevention of pulmonary and extra-pulmonary impairments

Chair(s): D. Langer (Leuven, Belgium), F. Franssen (Horn, Netherlands)

Postgraduate Course


PG9 Interventional pulmonology

Chair(s): J. Annema (Amsterdam, Netherlands), P. Chhajed (Mumbai, India)

Postgraduate Course


French programme 2019: Part I

Chair(s): N. Roche (Paris, France), G. Brusselle (Ghent, Belgium)

Language session


PG3 Advanced cardiopulmonary exercise testing

Chair(s): E. Lombardi (Florence, Italy), E. Barreiro Portela (Barcelona, Spain)

Postgraduate Course


PG5 Novel insights into the diagnostic algorithm for interstitial lung diseases

Chair(s): T. Alfaro (Coimbra, Portugal), F. Bonella (Düsseldorf, Germany)

Postgraduate Course


PG2 Thoracic ultrasound

Chair(s): S. Mongodi (Pavia, Italy), P. Bonta (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

Postgraduate Course


PG10 Severe asthma in adults: systematic assessment and biological treatment

Chair(s): A. Ten Brinke (Molenend, Netherlands), R. Diaz Campos (Madrid, Spain)

Postgraduate Course


Chinese programme 2019: Part II

Chair(s): R. Chen (Guangzhou (Guangdong), China), C. Suppli Ulrik (Virum, Denmark)

Language session


French programme 2019: Part II

Chair(s): J. Dalphin (Besançon, France), T. Troosters (Leuven, Belgium)

Language session


Part II: Typical cases in primary care with novel insights into management

Chair(s): J. Kocks (Groningen, Netherlands), I. Tsiligianni (Heraklion (Crete), Greece)

Primary care session


Russian speaking programme 2019: Part I

Chair(s): M. Schatz (San Diego, United States of America), R. Fassakhov (Kazan (Republic of Tatarstan), Russian Federation)

Language session


PG18 Haemodynamics and right ventricular function during exercise

Chair(s): H. Bogaard (Amsterdam, Netherlands), R. Naeije (Beersel, Belgium)

Postgraduate Course


PG13 Traditional and modern clinical approaches for diagnosis and management of occupational airways diseases

Chair(s): R. de la Hoz (New York, United States of America), D. Fishwick (Sheffield (South Yorkshire), United Kingdom)

Postgraduate Course


PG14 Perioperative management of fragile patients undergoing major thoracic surgery

Chair(s): I. Steenbruggen (Zwolle, Netherlands), L. Bos (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

Postgraduate Course


PG11 Severe paediatric asthma

Chair(s): S. Saglani (London, United Kingdom), A. Zacharasiewicz (Wien, Austria)

Postgraduate Course


PG12 Recent advances in small airways diseases in patients with asthma and COPD

Chair(s): M. Cazzola (Roma (RM), Italy), M. Bonini (Rome, Italy)

Postgraduate Course


PG16 Assessment and analysis of the lung microbiome

Chair(s): S. Bartel (Groningen, Netherlands), A. van der Does (Leiden, Netherlands)

Postgraduate Course


Spanish/Portuguese programme 2019: Part I

Chair(s): G. Zabert (Neuquén, Argentina), M. Garcia Rueda (Malaga, Spain)

Language session


PG15 Management of pleural disease in 2019: applying the evidence

Chair(s): N. Maskell (Bristol (Avon), United Kingdom), S. Zarogiannis (Larisa, Greece)

Postgraduate Course


PG17 Sleep apnoea and hypoventilation: obstruction and more

Chair(s): J. Verbraecken (Edegem (Antwerp), Belgium), O. Deleanu (Bucuresti, Romania)

Postgraduate Course


Russian speaking programme 2019: Part II

Chair(s): A. Pak (Astana, Kazakhstan), A. Skrahina (Minsk region, Belarus)

Language session


Spanish/Portuguese programme 2019: Part II

Chair(s): J. Chatkin (Porto Alegre (RS), Brazil), A. Morais (Maia, Portugal)

Language session


CCC Respiratory critical care

Chair(s): P. De Lucas Ramos (Madrid, Spain), S. Schwarz (Köln, Germany)

Challenging clinical cases


CCC Thoracic oncology

Chair(s): S. Janes (London, United Kingdom), J. Domagala-Kulawik (Warszawa, Poland)

Challenging clinical cases


CCC Sleep and breathing disorders

Chair(s): R. Heinzer (Lausanne, Switzerland), S. Schiza (Heraklion, Greece)

Challenging clinical cases


Person-centred approaches to COPD and asthma care

Chair(s): A. Sajnic (Zagreb, Croatia), M. Clari (TORINO, Italy)

Oral Presentation


A mixture of rare lung diseases

Chair(s): D. Snijders (Ponzano Veneto (TV), Italy), R. Nenna (Tucson, United States of America)

Poster Discussion


Treatment of lung cancer

Chair(s): G. Hardavella (London, United Kingdom), D. Baldwin (Nottingham (Nottinghamshire), United Kingdom)

Poster Discussion


Physiology of cystic fibrosis

Chair(s): A. Horsley (Manchester, United Kingdom), M. Stahl (Heidelberg, Germany)

Poster Discussion


Transbronchial cryobiopsy and endobronchial ultrasound

Chair(s): P. Chhajed (Mumbai, India), J. Annema (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

Poster Discussion


Aetiology and management of childhood respiratory infections, primary ciliary dyskinesia and asthma

Chair(s): M. Goutaki (Bern, Switzerland), S. Turner (Aberdeen (Aberdeenshire), United Kingdom)

Poster Discussion


Comorbidities galore in respiratory patients

Chair(s): P. Burgel (Sorbonne Paris Cité, France), C. Svanes (Bergen, Norway)

Oral Presentation


Mechanisms underlying acute exacerbation of respiratory disease

Chair(s): K. Bracke (Ghent, Belgium), T. Maher (St. Albans, United Kingdom), R. Chambers (London, United Kingdom)

Symposium


The new-born lung: short- and long-term pathological entities

Chair(s): T. Dassios (Beckenham (Kent), United Kingdom), A. Lavizzari (Milano (MI), Italy)

Oral Presentation


Airway physiology

Chair(s): G. Joos (Ghent, Belgium), G. Maksym (Dartmouth (NS), Canada)

Poster Discussion


COPD clinical trials: new molecules and novel insights

Chair(s): D. Singh (Manchester, United Kingdom), A. Papi (Ferrara, Italy)

Oral Presentation


Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and surroundings

Chair(s): M. Wijsenbeek (Rotterdam, Netherlands), V. Cottin (Lyon, France)

Oral Presentation


Breathing disorders, cardiovascular disease and pulmonary embolism guidelines

Chair(s): M. Delcroix (Leuven, Belgium), M. Bonsignore (Palermo, Italy)

Symposium


New insights into quality control of lung function testing

Chair(s): J. Makonga-Braaksma (Woudenberg, Netherlands), A. Aliverti (Milan, Italy)

Symposium


Exploring the link between inhaled corticosteroids and respiratory infection

Chair(s): N. Lorent (Leuven, Belgium), T. Welte (Hannover, Germany)

Symposium


Respiratory medicine meets ear, nose and throat experts

Chair(s): C. Brightling (Leicester (Leicestershire), United Kingdom), P. Hellings (Leuven, Belgium)

Symposium


Effects of pulmonary rehabilitation other than improving exercise capacity

Chair(s): R. Gloeckl (Schoenau am Koenigssee, Germany), M. Spruit (Horn, Netherlands)

Symposium


Scientific Year in review

Chair(s): P. Hiemstra (Leiden, Netherlands), G. Bothamley (London, United Kingdom)

Year in review


Acute respiratory failure

Chair(s): A. Özsancak Ugurlu (Istanbul, Turkey), S. Levine (San Antonio, United States of America), C. Cowl (Rochester, United States of America)

Hot topic


Severe asthma guidelines: update 2019

Chair(s): F. Holguin (Aurora, United States of America), A. Bush (London, United Kingdom)

Guidelines session


Diagnosis and assessment of airway diseases in primary care

Chair(s): R. Jordan (Birmingham (West Midlands), United Kingdom), L. Daines (Edinburgh (Edinburgh), United Kingdom)

Oral Presentation


Highlights in lung function and chronic cough

Chair(s): E. Bateman (Cape Town, South Africa), S. Frent (Arad (Arad), Romania)

Poster Discussion


Extracellular matrix formation and remodelling in physiology and disease

Chair(s): S. Tas (Lund, Sweden), D. Tschumperlin (Rochester, United States of America)

Poster Discussion


Exercise and rehabilitation in patients with acute and chronic respiratory diseases

Chair(s): P. Camp (Vancouver (BC), Canada), F. Pitta (Londrina, Brazil)

Poster Discussion


Tuberculosis: diagnosis and scores

Chair(s): G. Bothamley (London, United Kingdom), S. Tiberi (London, United Kingdom)

Poster Discussion


Understanding, monitoring and targeting severe asthma

Chair(s): K. Kostikas (Ioannina, Greece), A. Papi (Ferrara, Italy)

Poster Discussion


The future of pulmonary rehabilitation discussed today

Chair(s): T. Schneeberger (Schönau am Königssee, Germany), S. Singh (Leicester (Leicestershire), United Kingdom)

Poster Discussion


Air pollution: from early life, the home environment to going underground

Chair(s): A. Hansell (Leicester, United Kingdom), L. Smit (Utrecht, Netherlands)

Oral Presentation


Endpoints and risk assessment of pulmonary arterial hypertension

Chair(s): M. Humbert (Paris, France), M. Hoeper (Hannover, Germany)

Oral Presentation


Novel approaches to pleural effusion: should I change my practice?

Chair(s): K. Blyth (Glasgow (Glasgow), United Kingdom), M. Munavvar (Preston (Lancashire), United Kingdom)

Oral Presentation


Lung function evaluation and prognosis of airway diseases

Chair(s): A. Spanevello (Milan, Italy), B. Lipworth (Dundee (Angus), United Kingdom)

Oral Presentation


New insights into respiratory function testing

Chair(s): S. Bayat (Grenobe, France), Z. Louvaris (Leuven, Belgium)

Oral Presentation


Intercellular communication in tissue remodelling of chronic lung diseases

Chair(s): A. Mailleux (Paris, France), M. Butler (Dublin 4, Ireland)

Oral Presentation


Lung transplantation in 2019: where are we?

Chair(s): F. Meloni (Pavia (PV), Italy), A. Olland (Strasbourg, France)

Symposium


Pulmonary vascular diseases?

Chair(s): M. Delcroix (Leuven, Belgium), J. Pepke-Zaba (Cambridge (Cambridgeshire), United Kingdom), A. Anzueto Ramirez (San Antonio, United States of America), A. Huerta Garcia (Barcelona, Spain)

Lungs on fire


Fighting antimicrobial resistance: from prevention to antimicrobial stewardship

Chair(s): M. Akova (Ankara, Turkey), E. Polverino (Barcelona, Spain)

Symposium


Early origins of lung disease: an interdisciplinary approach

Chair(s): J. Collins (Rotterdam, Netherlands), N. Ubags (Epalinges, Switzerland)

Symposium


ALERT: Abstracts Leading to Evolution in Respiratory Medicine Trials: COPD and cough

Chair(s): D. Stolz (Basel, Switzerland)

Clinical trials session


New horizons for pharmacotherapy of sleep-disordered breathing: from bench to bedside

Chair(s): J. Hedner (Göteborg, Sweden), M. Bonsignore (Palermo, Italy)

Hot topic


Beyond T2 mechanisms in asthma: who are the other players?

Chair(s): K. Chung (London, United Kingdom), M. Al-Ahmad (Kuwait, Kuwait), N. Jarjour (Madison, United States of America)

Hot topic


State of the art session: Respiratory critical care

Chair(s): B. Ergan (Izmir, Turkey), M. Ferrer Monreal (Barcelona, Spain)

Symposium


Imaging Grand Round

Chair(s): N. Rahman (Oxford, United Kingdom), A. Dubbeldam (Nieuwrode, Belgium)

Grand round


Lung transplantation: from bench to bedside

Chair(s): C. Robinson (Binz, Switzerland), A. Holm (Oslo, Norway), S. Verleden (Leuven, Belgium), A. Koutsokera (Lausanne, Switzerland)

Thematic Poster


Respiratory function assessment in disease

Chair(s): M. Franczuk (Warszawa, Poland), L. Smith (Sheffield (South Yorkshire), United Kingdom), P. Coss (Dublin 8, Ireland), J. Kirkby (Sheffield, United Kingdom)

Thematic Poster


Quality, performance and interpretation of lung function testing

Chair(s): A. Kendrick (Bristol (Avon), United Kingdom), J. Blonshine (Mason, United States of America), J. Lloyd (Birmingham (West Midlands), United Kingdom), M. Rutter (Cambridge (Cambridgeshire), United Kingdom)

Thematic Poster


New views on testing and training of respiratory muscles

Chair(s): S. Perumal (Cardiff, United Kingdom), D. Inal-Ince (Ankara, Turkey), D. Langer (Leuven, Belgium), C. Oliveira Jácome (Viatodos, Portugal)

Thematic Poster


Exercise and physiotherapy in patients with asthma, cystic fibrosis, bronchiectasis and primary ciliary dyskinesia

Chair(s): J. Alison (Killara (NSW), Australia), B. Herrero Cortina (Zaragoza, Spain), K. Grant (Lausanne, Switzerland), A. Spinou (London, United Kingdom)

Thematic Poster


Translational aspects of idiopathic interstitial pneumonia

Chair(s): M. Wygrecka (Gießen, Germany), C. Vancheri (Catania (CT), Italy), N. Kahn (Heidelberg, Germany), M. Funke-Chambour (Bern, Switzerland)

Thematic Poster


Exercise tolerance and its determinants across pathologies

Chair(s): A. Pires De Dias Marques (Aveiro, Portugal), N. Vardar Yagli (Ankara, Turkey), R. Martinez Alejos (Montpellier, France), L. Edbrooke (Melbourne (VIC), Australia)

Thematic Poster


Insights into assessment of functional status in respiratory disease patients

Chair(s): S. Harrison (Middlesbrough (Stockton-on-Tees), United Kingdom), K. Couto Furlanetto (Londrina (PR), Brazil), H. Hansen (Dragør, Denmark), G. Munoz Castro (Girona, Spain)

Thematic Poster


Oxygen supplementation, noninvasive ventilation and mobility aspects of patients with impaired respiration

Chair(s): M. Emtner (Uppsala, Sweden), C. Dennis (Canberra (ACT), Australia), M. Koulopoulou (London, United Kingdom), A. Nyberg (Umeå, Sweden)

Thematic Poster


Breathing, posture and physical activity in respiratory disease patients

Chair(s): V. Alcaraz Serrano (Barcelona, Spain), Z. Louvaris (Leuven, Belgium), J. Cruz (Leiria, Portugal), H. Demeyer (Leuven, Belgium)

Thematic Poster


The changing face of rare diffuse parenchymal lung diseases: recent advances in pathogenesis, clinical manifestations and treatment

Chair(s): M. Kokosi (London, United Kingdom), E. Radzikowska (Warszawa, Poland), R. Borie (Paris, France), C. Valenzuela (Madrid, Spain)

Thematic Poster


Comorbidities of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Chair(s): S. Torrisi (Acireale (CT), Italy), S. Tomassetti (Forli, Italy), T. Alfaro (Coimbra, Portugal), V. Somogyi (Heidelberg, Germany)

Thematic Poster


Innovations in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Chair(s): C. Moor (Rotterdam, Netherlands), W. Wuyts (Rotselaar, Belgium), J. Wälscher (Essen, Germany), P. Molyneaux (London, United Kingdom)

Thematic Poster


Treatment and prognosis of idiopathic interstitial pneumonia

Chair(s): J. Morisset (Montréal (QC), Canada), R. Pandey (kathmandu, Nepal), V. Vicens Zygmunt (Castelldefels (Barcelona), Spain), S. Guler (Bern, Switzerland)

Thematic Poster


Immune-mediated interstitial lung diseases: from bench to bedside

Chair(s): V. Alfieri (Parma (PR), Italy), H. Parfrey (Cambridge (Cambridgeshire), United Kingdom), M. Bonifazi (Ancona (AN), Italy)

Thematic Poster


Sarcoidosis: a multifaceted disease that is difficult to manage

Chair(s): A. Morais (Maia, Portugal), D. Valeyre (Paris, France), M. Veltkamp (De Meern, Netherlands), V. Kouranos (London, United Kingdom)

Thematic Poster


Pulmonary hypertension with lung diseases and experimental pulmonary hypertension

Chair(s): H. Karmouty-Quintana (Houston, United States of America), H. Olschewski (Graz, Austria), L. Price (London, United Kingdom), S. Bonnet (Québec (QC), Canada)

Thematic Poster


Haemodynamics and chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension

Chair(s): Y. Taniguchi (Kobe, Japan), L. Godinas (Leuven, Belgium), F. Lador (Genève 14, Switzerland), X. Jais (Le Kremlin-Bicêtre, France)

Thematic Poster


Epidemiology and management of acute pulmonary embolism

Chair(s): L. Howard (London, United Kingdom), E. Barbero Herranz (madrid, Spain), O. Sanchez (Paris, France)

Thematic Poster


Medical education

Chair(s): S. Loukides (Athens, Greece), R. Primhak (Sheffield (South Yorkshire), United Kingdom), F. Smeenk (Eindhoven, Netherlands), C. Sehlbach (Maastricht, Netherlands)

Thematic Poster


Minimally invasive thoracic surgery

Chair(s): F. Sellitri (Plymouth (Devon), United Kingdom), M. Lucchi (Pisa (PI), Italy), L. Bertolaccini (Milan, Italy), A. Honguero Martinez (Albacete, Spain)

Thematic Poster


General thoracic surgery

Chair(s): P. Macri' (Lamezia Terme (CZ), Italy), M. Migliore (Catania (CT), Italy), K. Athanassiadi (Athens, Greece)

Thematic Poster


Nursing care across the spectrum of respiratory illnesses

Chair(s): A. Sajnic (Zagreb, Croatia), K. Leceuvre (Kessel-Lo, Belgium), C. Stridsman (Luleå, Sweden)

Thematic Poster


Insights into paediatric bronchology

Chair(s): D. Schramm (Düsseldorf, Germany), A. Frassanito (Roma (RM), Italy), U. Krivec (Ljubljana, Slovenia), S. Vijverberg (Utrecht, Netherlands)

Thematic Poster


Screening tools, prevalence and predictors of obstructive sleep apnoea

Chair(s): S. Mihaicuta (Timisoara (Timis), Romania), P. Steiropoulos (Alexandroupolis, Greece), L. Degani-Costa (São Paulo (SP), Brazil)

Thematic Poster


Epidemiology of childhood respiratory diseases

Chair(s): B. Karadag (Istanbul, Turkey), D. Caudri (Rotterdam, Netherlands), C. Kuehni (Bern, Switzerland), R. Mensink-Bout (Rotterdam, Netherlands)

Thematic Poster


Pulmonary rehabilitation for obstructive lung diseases

Chair(s): P. Duarte Freitas (São Paulo (SP), Brazil), W. Janssens (Leuven, Belgium), C. Osadnik (Melbourne, Australia), T. Boeselt (Marburg, Germany)

Thematic Poster


Pulmonary rehabilitation for non-obstructive lung diseases

Chair(s): L. Vanfleteren (Gothenburg, Sweden), M. Steiner (Leicester (Leicestershire), United Kingdom), S. Simons (Apeldoorn, Netherlands), C. Bolton (Nottingham (Nottinghamshire), United Kingdom)

Thematic Poster


Epidemiology of airway diseases in primary care

Chair(s): N. Chavannes (Leiden, Netherlands), A. Correia De Sousa (Porto, Portugal), L. Daines (Edinburgh (Edinburgh), United Kingdom), E. Azzi (Sydney (NSW), Australia)

Thematic Poster


Treatment of airway diseases in primary care

Chair(s): B. Flokstra - De Blok (Groningen, Netherlands), R. Jordan (Birmingham (West Midlands), United Kingdom), H. Pinnock (Edinburgh (Edinburgh), United Kingdom), M. Román Rodriguez (Palma De Mallorca, Spain)

Thematic Poster


M-health/e-health II

Chair(s): A. Sinha (Amsterdam, Netherlands), J. Uzokov (Tashkent, Uzbekistan), E. Metting (Groningen, Netherlands), V. Poberezhets (Vinnytsia, Ukraine)

Thematic Poster


Exercise testing and respiratory muscles in various diseases

Chair(s): C. Spengler (Zürich, Switzerland), M. Hayot (Montpellier Cedex 5, France), B. Abascal Bolado (Santander (Cantabria), Spain), S. Baillieul (Grenoble CEDEX 9, France)

Thematic Poster


Lung function testing: from experimental investigations to clinical applications

Chair(s): R. Rabinovich (Edinburgh (Scotland), United Kingdom), M. Marillier (Kingston, Canada), S. Bayat (Grenobe, France), D. Cortozi Berton (Porto Alegre (RS), Brazil)

Thematic Poster


Exploring the lungs in various pathophysiological conditions

Chair(s): B. Dube (Montréal (QC), Canada), E. Schwarz (Zürich, Switzerland), G. Kaltsakas (Athens, Greece), J. Neder (Kingston (ON), Canada)

Thematic Poster


Diagnostic issues in obstructive sleep apnoea

Chair(s): T. Penzel (Berlin, Germany), A. Crespo Sedano (Vallodolid, Spain), R. Tamisier (Grenoble, France), M. Sova (Olomouc, Czech Republic)

Thematic Poster


Hot topics in assessment and care for chronic lung diseases

Chair(s): C. Fernandes de Carvalho (São Paulo (SP), Brazil), M. Spruit (Horn, Netherlands), G. Vagheggini (Volterra (PI), Italy), R. Posthuma (Maastricht, Netherlands)

Thematic Poster


Clinical problems

Chair(s): A. Koczulla (Marburg, Germany), D. Muthreja (Nagpur (Maharashtra), India), A. Ben Saad (Monastir, Tunisia)

Thematic Poster


Pathophysiological aspects of obstructive sleep apnoea from sea level to high altitude

Chair(s): J. Hedner (Göteborg, Sweden), R. Heinzer (Lausanne, Switzerland), J. Verbraecken (Edegem (Antwerp), Belgium), S. Schiza (Heraklion, Greece)

Thematic Poster


Consequences of sleep-disordered breathing from molecular and clinical points of view

Chair(s): M. Arzt (Regensburg, Germany), D. Lykouras (Patra, Greece), R. Riha (Edinburgh (Edinburgh), United Kingdom), O. Marrone (Palermo (PA), Italy)

Thematic Poster


Evaluation of breathing in children when they are asleep, healthy or ill

Chair(s): M. Slaats (Edegem (Antwerp), Belgium), E. Lombardi (Florence, Italy), I. Narang (Toronto (ON), Canada), M. Villa (Roma (RM), Italy)

Thematic Poster


Asthma education: lifestyle and adolescence

Chair(s): D. Lo (Rothley, United Kingdom), H. Makrinioti (Athens, Greece), A. Möller (Zürich, Switzerland)

Thematic Poster


Severe acute asthma and troublesome wheezing

Chair(s): N. Ullmann (Roma (RM), Italy), A. Soti (Bern, Switzerland), E. Gaillard (Leicester (Leicestershire), United Kingdom), K. Pike (London, United Kingdom)

Thematic Poster


Infection and inflammation in cystic fibrosis

Chair(s): P. Drevinek (Praha, Czech Republic), P. Whitaker (Leeds (West Yorkshire), United Kingdom), M. Mall (Berlin, Germany), B. Plant (Cork, Ireland)

Thematic Poster


Neonatal and paediatric intensive care

Chair(s): A. Lavizzari (Milano (MI), Italy), K. Hunt (London, United Kingdom), C. Harris (London, United Kingdom), S. Zivanovic (London, United Kingdom)

Thematic Poster


Paediatric respiratory infections around the world: Tuberculosis, pneumonia and others

Chair(s): R. Masekela (Pretoria, South Africa), A. Prayle (Nottingham (Nottinghamshire), United Kingdom), A. Kantar (Bergamo (BG), Italy), I. Sinha (Liverpool (Merseyside), United Kingdom)

Thematic Poster


New insights into childhood infections: from viral bronchiolitis to bronchiolitis obliterans

Chair(s): M. Proesmans (Leuven, Belgium), S. Cunningham (Edinburgh (Scotland), United Kingdom), P. McNamara (Liverpool (Merseyside), United Kingdom)

Thematic Poster


Impact of sleep-disordered breathing in other diseases

Chair(s): A. Pataka (Thessaloniki, Greece), R. Staats (Lisbon, Portugal), O. Deleanu (Bucuresti, Romania), T. Saaresranta (Littoinen, Finland)

Thematic Poster


ME2 Improving donor organ quality: the role of ex vivo lung perfusion

Meet the expert


ME3 Evaluation of unexplained breathlessness

Chair(s): T. Bahmer (Kiel, Germany)

Meet the expert


ME1 Preschool wheeze

Chair(s): R. Nenna (Tucson, United States of America)

Meet the expert


An update on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Chair(s): J. Drazen (Boston, United States of America), L. Fabbri (Modena, Italy)

Lunchtime session


SW9 Diffusing capacity testing

Chair(s): A. McGowan (Dublin, Ireland)

Skills workshop


Novel molecular pathways in lung cancer and COPD

Chair(s): P. Bonniaud (Dijon, France), E. Garrido-Martin (Madrid, Spain)

Oral Presentation


The world of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Chair(s): A. Tzouvelekis (Athens, Greece), J. Morisset (Montréal (QC), Canada)

Poster Discussion


Evaluation of basic science in airway diseases

Chair(s): A. Sinha (Amsterdam, Netherlands), E. Barreiro Portela (Barcelona, Spain)

Poster Discussion


Challenges in tobacco control and cessation

Chair(s): P. Tønnesen (Glostrup, Denmark), C. Vardavas (Heraklion, Greece)

Poster Discussion


Novel mechanisms elucidated by translational studies of COPD

Chair(s): C. Bingle (Sheffield (South Yorkshire), United Kingdom), N. Reynaert (Maastricht, Netherlands)

Poster Discussion


Treatment of asthma with monoclonal antibodies

Chair(s): R. Buhl (Mainz, Germany), M. Bonini (Rome, Italy)

Poster Discussion


Exploring exercise responses in respiratory diseases

Chair(s): S. Vergès (Grenoble, France), M. Marillier (Kingston, Canada)

Poster Discussion


Revealing novel asthma immunopathology endotypes

Chair(s): S. Dahlén (Stockholm, Sweden)

Oral Presentation


Interventional pulmonology: a mixture of spices

Chair(s): P. Chhajed (Mumbai, India), D. Gompelmann (Heidelberg, Germany)

Oral Presentation


Pathogenesis and prognosis of interstitial lung disease of known origin

Chair(s): E. Bargagli (Siena, Italy), A. Prasse (Hannover, Germany)

Oral Presentation


Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation now and in the future

Chair(s): M. Belliato (San Martino Siccomario, Italy), M. Hoeper (Hannover, Germany)

Hot topic


Innovative ways to diagnose and monitor children with lung diseases and sleep-disordered breathing

Chair(s): G. Hall (Perth (WA), Australia), R. Hamutcu Ersu (Ottawa, Canada)

Oral Presentation


Powerful cohort studies with/without lung function

Chair(s): J. Soriano (Madrid, Spain), F. van Leth (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

Oral Presentation


The added value of allied healthcare professionals in integrated respiratory care

Chair(s): M. Spruit (Horn, Netherlands), A. Pires De Dias Marques (Aveiro, Portugal)

Symposium


Airway diseases?

Chair(s): A. Spanevello (Milan, Italy), E. Bel (Amsterdam, Netherlands), J. Wedzicha (London, United Kingdom), C. Brightling (Leicester (Leicestershire), United Kingdom)

Lungs on fire


Metabolic alterations as a driver of chronicity in lung disease

Chair(s): P. Hiemstra (Leiden, Netherlands), S. Meiners (München, Germany)

Symposium


Future of cystic fibrosis care: insights from the Lancet Commission

Chair(s): S. Bell (Brisbane (QLD), Australia), F. Ratjen (Toronto (ON), Canada), J. Grigg (London, United Kingdom)

Symposium


Respiratory muscle dysfunction in an intensive care unit

Chair(s): A. Demoule (Paris, France), N. Hart (London, United Kingdom)

Symposium


NELSON: the Trafalgar of lung cancer screening?

Chair(s): J. van Meerbeeck (Edegem (Antwerp), Belgium), M. Revel (Paris, France)

Symposium


State of the art session: Respiratory infections

Chair(s): J. Chalmers (Dundee (Angus), United Kingdom), G. Bothamley (London, United Kingdom)

Symposium


New trends in the management of pulmonary vascular disease

Chair(s): S. Ramjug (Altrincham, United Kingdom), G. Meyer (Paris Cedex 15, France)

Hot topic


Personalised medicine in COPD: Matching the patient needs with the right care

Chair(s): Klaus F. Rabe

Evening Symposium


CCC Pulmonary vascular diseases

Chair(s): M. Humbert (Paris, France), A. Torres (Barcelona, Spain)

Challenging clinical cases


CCC Respiratory infections

Chair(s): P. Burgel (Sorbonne Paris Cité, France), E. Polverino (Barcelona, Spain)

Challenging clinical cases


Harnessing digital technology to improve the lives of patients with respiratory disease

Chair(s): D. Price (Singapore, Singapore)

Early Morning Symposium


Advances in COPD pharmacology

Chair(s): T. Wilkinson (Southampton (Hampshire), United Kingdom), L. Kistemaker (Groningen, Netherlands)

Poster Discussion


Clinical problems from non-malignant pleural disease to hypoventilation

Chair(s): G. Riario Sforza (Milano (MI), Italy), D. Halpin (Devon, United Kingdom)

Poster Discussion


Current perspectives in sleep-disordered breathing

Chair(s): D. Testelmans (Leuven, Belgium), I. Almendros (Barcelona, Spain)

Poster Discussion


Air pollution and respiratory health

Chair(s): L. Smit (Utrecht, Netherlands), J. Jaakkola (Oulu, Finland)

Poster Discussion


How to guide patients to reach a balance between costs and personal needs: quality indicators of effectiveness

Chair(s): T. Boeselt (Marburg, Germany), R. Breyer-Kohansal (Wien, Austria)

Poster Discussion


Imaging of airway diseases

Chair(s): G. Brusselle (Ghent, Belgium), B. Lipworth (Dundee (Angus), United Kingdom)

Oral Presentation


Granulomatous disorders: pathogenesis, epidemiology and clinical issues

Chair(s): C. Ravaglia (Forlì, Italy), E. Bargagli (Siena, Italy)

Poster Discussion


Long-term lung function: from early birth to adulthood

Chair(s): U. Frey (Basel, Switzerland), J. Paton (Glasgow (Glasgow), United Kingdom)

Oral Presentation


Imaging: new insights that pulmonologists should be aware of

Chair(s): H. Prosch (Wien, Austria), L. Calandriello (Rome, Italy)

Oral Presentation


The evolving field of idiopathic interstitial pneumonia

Chair(s): M. Kreuter (Heidelberg, Germany), F. Hernandez Gonzalez (Barcelona, Spain)

Oral Presentation


It takes two to tango: translating scientific findings into clinical applications

Chair(s): I. Adcock (London, United Kingdom), K. Chung (London, United Kingdom)

Symposium


Diagnostic procedures and biology of lung cancer

Chair(s): J. Cadranel (Paris Cedex 20, France), T. Blum (Berlin, Germany)

Oral Presentation


Integrated strategies for acute non-invasive ventilation

Chair(s): L. Heunks (Amsterdam, Netherlands), E. Özyilmaz (Adana, Turkey)

Symposium


Interstitial lung diseases?

Chair(s): N. Chaudhuri (Manchester (Greater Manchester), United Kingdom), V. Cottin (Lyon, France), E. Wouters (Maastricht, Netherlands), C. Lange (Borstel, Germany)

Lungs on fire


European guidelines for malignant pleural mesothelioma management in 2019

Chair(s): P. Putora (St. Gallen, Switzerland), I. Opitz (Zurich, Switzerland)

Guidelines session


The Global Burden of Disease, Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases and Forum of International Respiratory Societies and other international initiatives

Chair(s): J. Soriano (Madrid, Spain), D. Jarvis (London, United Kingdom), M. Gaga (Athens, Greece)

Hot topic


Advances in care and monitoring of cystic fibrosis

Chair(s): J. Barben (St. Gallen, Switzerland), B. Karadag (Istanbul, Turkey)

Oral Presentation


Recent developments and future perspectives in the diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis

Chair(s): G. Bothamley (London, United Kingdom), F. Varaine (Paris, France)

Symposium


Paediatric Grand Round

Chair(s): S. Turner (Aberdeen (Aberdeenshire), United Kingdom), S. Carraro (Padova (PD), Italy)

Grand round


State of the art session: Pulmonary vascular diseases

Chair(s): M. Delcroix (Leuven, Belgium), L. Howard (London, United Kingdom)

Symposium


Understanding lung disease: novel in vitro models

Chair(s): A. van der Does (Leiden, Netherlands), D. Wagner (Lund, Sweden)

Oral Presentation


SW13 Recent advances in oscillometry

Chair(s): G. Maksym (Dartmouth (NS), Canada)

Skills workshop


Biomarkers and beyond in idiopathic interstitial pneumonia

Chair(s): M. Wijsenbeek (Rotterdam, Netherlands), N. Hirani (Edinburgh (Edinburgh), United Kingdom)

Poster Discussion


M-health/e-health I

Chair(s): S. celik (Istanbul, Turkey), V. Mishlanov (Perm, Russian Federation)

Poster Discussion


Thoracic surgery

Chair(s): M. Migliore (Catania (CT), Italy), L. Bertolaccini (Milan, Italy)

Poster Discussion


Assessment and training of respiratory muscles

Chair(s): C. Osadnik (Melbourne, Australia), A. Araújo Oliveira (Vila Nova de Famalicão, Portugal)

Poster Discussion


ECMO, ECCO2R and other rescue therapies in acute respiratory failure

Chair(s): L. Bos (Amsterdam, Netherlands), M. Dreher (Aachen, Germany)

Poster Discussion


ALERT: Abstracts Leading to Evolution in Respiratory Medicine Trials: Interstitial lung diseases and pulmonary hypertension

Chair(s): K. Hostettler (Basel, Switzerland)

Clinical trials session


Eosinophils and FeNO in airway diseases

Chair(s): K. Kostikas (Ioannina, Greece), B. Alcazar Navarrete (Cájar, Spain)

Oral Presentation


Towards a better understanding of rare diffuse parenchymal lung diseases

Chair(s): F. Bonella (Düsseldorf, Germany), C. McCarthy (Dublin 4, Ireland)

Oral Presentation


Drug-resistant tuberculosis

Chair(s): R. Duarte (Porto, Portugal), S. Tiberi (London, United Kingdom)

Oral Presentation


Clinical and translational studies of bronchiectasis and non-TB mycobacterial infection

Chair(s): C. Haworth (Cambridge, United Kingdom), P. Goeminne (Bornem, Belgium)

Poster Discussion


Injury and repair: less is more

Chair(s): D. Wagner (Lund, Sweden), A. Boots (Maastricht, Netherlands)

Oral Presentation


New recommendations and priorities for asthma management

Chair(s): A. Spanevello (Milan, Italy), E. Bateman (Cape Town, South Africa)

Hot topic


Damage and remodelling in pulmonary fibrosis

Chair(s): M. Konigshoff (Denver, United States of America), B. Crestani (Paris, France)

Oral Presentation


State of the art session: Sleep and breathing disorders

Chair(s): A. Aliverti (Milan, Italy), S. Schiza (Heraklion, Greece)

Symposium


Improving respiratory health through education

Chair(s): D. Stolz (Basel, Switzerland), S. Aliberti (Milan, Italy)

Symposium


Clinical Grand Round

Chair(s): A. Wells (London, United Kingdom), G. Vagheggini (Volterra (PI), Italy)

Grand round


Tracheobronchomalacia in children

Chair(s): C. Wallis (London, United Kingdom), K. Priftis (Haidari (Athens), Greece)

Hot topic


Preventing childhood asthma in the digital era: harnessing the potential of exposome components for public health

Chair(s): I. Saraiva (Cascais, Portugal), G. Viegi (Pisa (PI), Italy)

Symposium


Update on anticoagulant therapy: controversy and progress

Chair(s): P. Girard (Paris, France), L. Jara-Palomares (Sevilla, Spain)

Symposium


Lung cancer?

Chair(s): M. Gaga (Athens, Greece), R. Huber (Munich, Germany), G. Hardavella (London, United Kingdom), G. Massard (Esch Sur Alzette, Luxembourg)

Lungs on fire


New towards old therapies in airway diseases

Chair(s): D. Halpin (Devon, United Kingdom), D. Singh (Manchester, United Kingdom)

Oral Presentation


Clinical investigations of non-TB mycobacterial infection

Chair(s): C. Andrejak (Amiens, France), I. Sulaiman (Dublin 8, Ireland), E. Van Braeckel (Ghent, Belgium)

Thematic Poster


Asthma and allergies worldwide

Chair(s): S. Vijverberg (Utrecht, Netherlands), I. Eguiluz Gracia (Málaga, Spain), A. Konishcheva (Moscow, Russian Federation), Z. Diamant (Lund, Sweden)

Thematic Poster


Asthma epidemiology in the 21st century

Chair(s): J. Quint (Wimbledon, United Kingdom), B. Lundback (Göteborg, Sweden), S. Jansson (Umeå, Sweden), G. Brozek (Katowice, Poland)

Thematic Poster


Tuberculosis epidemiology, bronchiectasis, other infections and spirometry

Chair(s): G. Sotgiu (Porto Torres (SS), Italy), S. Brode (Toronto (ON), Canada), E. Polverino (Barcelona, Spain), G. Perez Mendoza (Las Palmas, Spain)

Thematic Poster


Environment, work and respiratory health in occupational and environmental lung diseases

Chair(s): V. Schlünssen (Århus C, Denmark), G. Walters (Birmingham (West Midlands), United Kingdom), T. Sigsgaard (Århus, Denmark), M. Akgün (Erzurum, Turkey)

Thematic Poster


Air pollution and the lungs

Chair(s): R. de la Hoz (New York, United States of America), P. Cullinan (London, United Kingdom), M. Loxham (Southampton (Hampshire), United Kingdom)

Thematic Poster


Tobacco cessation interventions in different settings and populations

Chair(s): R. Biga Campanha (Lisboa, Portugal), A. Dilektasli (Bursa, Turkey), A. Diamanti (Pefki, Greece), I. Nerin De La Puerta (Zaragoza, Spain)

Thematic Poster


Phenotypes and endotypes of bronchiectasis

Chair(s): A. Chang (Brisbane (QLD), Australia), M. McDonnell (Oranmore (Co Galway), Ireland), W. Guan (Guangzhou (Guangdong), China), P. Tarsia (Milano (MI), Italy)

Thematic Poster


Airway infection in COPD

Chair(s): A. Singanayagam (London, United Kingdom), M. Bafadhel (Oxford (Oxfordshire), United Kingdom), M. Brusse-Keizer (Enschede, Netherlands), A. Dicker (Dundee (Angus), United Kingdom)

Thematic Poster


Severe pneumonia: epidemiology, mechanisms and treatment

Chair(s): E. Mortensen (Simsbury, United States of America), R. Amaro Rodriguez (Premia de Dalt (Barcelona), Spain), F. Froes (Lisboa, Portugal), A. Torres (Barcelona, Spain)

Thematic Poster


Biology and prognosis of lung cancer

Chair(s): K. Blyth (Glasgow (Glasgow), United Kingdom), A. Charpidou (Athens, Greece), I. Rousalova (Praha, Czech Republic), D. Kauffmann-guerrero (Munich, Germany)

Thematic Poster


Tuberculosis: from diagnosis to complications

Chair(s): I. Tavares Ladeira (Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal), H. Kunst (London, United Kingdom), A. Garcia-Basteiro (Maputo, Mozambique), M. Pretti Dalcolmo (Rio De Janeiro (RJ), Brazil)

Thematic Poster


Tuberculosis and comorbidities

Chair(s): J. Garcia Garcia (Candas (Asturias), Spain), L. Guglielmetti (Paris, France), G. Gualano (Roma (RM), Italy), I. Solovic (Vysne Hagy, Slovakia)

Thematic Poster


Extra-pulmonary tuberculosis and comorbidities

Chair(s): C. Magis-Escurra (Nijmegen, Netherlands), O. Kon (London, United Kingdom), J. Eimer (London, United Kingdom)

Thematic Poster


Tuberculosis: diagnosis

Chair(s): A. Skrahina (Minsk region, Belarus), A. Rendon (Monterrey, Mexico), J. Heyckendorf (Hamburg, Germany), G. Günther (Bremgarten bei Bern, Switzerland)

Thematic Poster


Early detection, follow-up and epidemiology of lung cancer

Chair(s): W. van Geffen (Leeuwarden, Netherlands), D. Jovanovic (Beograd, Republic of Serbia), J. Domagala-Kulawik (Warszawa, Poland), J. Aerts (Rotterdam, Netherlands)

Thematic Poster


Diagnosis of lung cancer

Chair(s): A. Raniszewska (Warszawa, Poland), R. Hamon (Adelaide, Australia), R. Wiewrodt (Münster, Germany)

Thematic Poster


Pleural disease: applying the evidence

Chair(s): M. Ahmed (Liverpool, United Kingdom), M. Munavvar (Preston (Lancashire), United Kingdom), O. Castro Añón (Lugo, Spain)

Thematic Poster


Interventional pulmonology techniques: targeting selective lung tissue

Chair(s): D. Slebos (Groningen, Netherlands), R. Mehta (Bangalore (Karnataka), India), M. Vats (Dubai, United Arab Emirates), A. Nene (Mumbai (Maharashtra), India)

Thematic Poster


Interventional pulmonology: current pleural practice

Chair(s): M. Froudarakis (Alexandroupolis, Greece), S. Lachkar (Rouen, France), M. Asadi Gharabaghi (Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran), J. d'Hooghe (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

Thematic Poster


Interventional pulmonology: re-sculpting the airway

Chair(s): K. Klooster (Groningen, Netherlands), C. von Garnier (Bern, Switzerland), M. Schuhmann (Heidelberg, Germany), B. Escarguel (Marseille, France)

Thematic Poster


Imaging in respiratory disease: novel technologies in 2019

Chair(s): J. Vilar (Valencia, Spain), D. Tarnoki (Budapest, Hungary), H. Prosch (Wien, Austria), J. Coolen (Leuven, Belgium)

Thematic Poster


Clinical aspects of airway diseases

Chair(s): G. Hynes (Oxford (Oxfordshire), United Kingdom), S. Kazani (Cambridge , United States of America), P. Wark (New Lambton Heights (NSW), Australia), C. Bal (Wien, Austria)

Thematic Poster


Bronchiectasis

Chair(s): F. Ringshausen (Hannover, Germany), O. Burghuber (Wien, Austria), M. Loebinger (London, United Kingdom), C. Prados Sánchez (Madrid, Spain)

Thematic Poster


Clinical approach to asthma management

Chair(s): C. Amado Diago (Santander (Cantabria), Spain), P. Rogliani (Roma (RM), Italy), P. Paggiaro (Pisa (PI), Italy), J. Lopez-Campos Bodineau (Sevilla, Spain)

Thematic Poster


Involvement of the environment and inflammation in pulmonary remodelling

Chair(s): K. Bracke (Ghent, Belgium), R. Costa (München, Germany), H. Heijink (Groningen, Netherlands), N. El-Merhie (Borstel, Germany)

Thematic Poster


Clinical implications of COPD management

Chair(s): E. Márquez Martín (Sevilla, Spain), A. Nyberg (Umeå, Sweden), F. Schleich (Liège, Belgium), N. Toledo Pons (Palma De Mallorca, Spain)

Thematic Poster


Biomarkers, laboratory findings and pre-clinical data in acute respiratory failure

Chair(s): M. Schultz (Amsterdam, Netherlands), L. Pires Vicente (Portimão, Portugal), R. Tonelli (Castelvetro di Modena (MO), Italy)

Thematic Poster


Treatment of chronic respiratory failure with noninvasive ventilation

Chair(s): P. Wijkstra (Groningen, Netherlands), A. Piper (Camperdown (NSW), Australia), C. Rabec (Dijon, France), J. Nasilowski (Warszawa, Poland)

Thematic Poster


Treatment of acute respiratory failure with noninvasive ventilation

Chair(s): L. Heunks (Amsterdam, Netherlands), E. Özyilmaz (Adana, Turkey), C. Crimi (Catania (CT), Italy), T. Muller (Aachen, Germany)

Thematic Poster


Novel methods, diagnostics and biomarkers in chronic lung diseases

Chair(s): G. Beltramo (Dijon, France), I. Hall (Nottingham (Nottinghamshire), United Kingdom), J. Baker (London, United Kingdom), A. Fabre (Dublin 4, Ireland)

Thematic Poster


Identification of new targets and therapeutic strategies for lung disease

Chair(s): R. Gosens (Groningen, Netherlands), I. Mahmutovic Persson (Lund, Sweden), S. Hardy (Bruxelles, Belgium), A. van der Does (Leiden, Netherlands)

Thematic Poster


Host-microbe interactions in lung disease and exacerbations

Chair(s): S. Bartel (Groningen, Netherlands), A. Jha (Cambridge, United Kingdom), A. Faiz (Groningen, Netherlands), S. Baraldo (Padova (PD), Italy)

Thematic Poster


Effects of environmental exposures in lung pathology and the underlying mechanisms

Chair(s): M. Aghapour (Magdeburg, Germany), T. Maes (Ghent, Belgium), N. Reynaert (Maastricht, Netherlands), A. Allen (Toulouse, France)

Thematic Poster


New mechanistic insights into pulmonary fibrosis

Chair(s): O. Burgy (Dijon, France), M. Platé (London, United Kingdom), L. Organ (Nottingham (Nottinghamshire), United Kingdom), S. Rolandsson Enes (Burlington, United States of America)

Thematic Poster


COPD and other specific entities in intensive care unit medicine

Chair(s): S. David (HAnnover, Germany), M. Lujan Torne (Sabadell (Barcelona), Spain), F. Magnet (Köln, Germany), C. Fisser (Regensburg, Germany)

Thematic Poster


COPD treatment: cardiovascular, oxygen and vaccination studies

Chair(s): A. Valipour (Wien, Austria), L. Vanfleteren (Gothenburg, Sweden), V. Andrianopoulos (Athens, Greece), J. Hurst (London, United Kingdom)

Thematic Poster


COPD treatment: cohorts and real-world studies

Chair(s): A. Ritchie (London, United Kingdom), L. Lahousse (Ghent, Belgium), N. Greening (Leicester (Leicestershire), United Kingdom), C. Rhee (Seoul, Republic of Korea)

Thematic Poster


Real-world experience of monoclonal antibodies in asthma

Chair(s): I. Satia (Hamilton (ON), Canada), C. Porsbjerg (Copenhagen, Denmark), A. Licari (Pavia (PV), Italy), A. Mansur (Birmingham (West Midlands), United Kingdom)

Thematic Poster


Clinical studies of asthma treatments

Chair(s): S. Jabbal (Dundee (Angus), United Kingdom), P. Berger (Bordeaux, France), A. Schuster (Düsseldorf, Germany)

Thematic Poster


Asthma treatment: cohorts and real-world studies

Chair(s): T. Harrison (Nottingham (Nottinghamshire), United Kingdom), V. Backer (Copenhagen, Denmark), S. Fowler (Preston (Lancashire), United Kingdom), A. Menzies-Gow (London, United Kingdom)

Thematic Poster


Airway diseases and blood cells

Chair(s): I. Adcock (London, United Kingdom), B. García Cosío Piqueras (Palma de Mallorca, Spain), L. Pérez De Llano (Lugo, Spain), V. Kalinauskaite-Zukauske (Kaunas, Lithuania)

Thematic Poster


Long-term evaluation and control of airway diseases

Chair(s): F. Di Marco (Trezzano Sul Naviglio (MI), Italy), A. Bikov (Budapest, Hungary), C. Casanova Macario (Santa Cruz De Tenerife, Spain), J. Virchow (Rostock, Germany)

Thematic Poster


FeNO in airway diseases and asthma-COPD overlap identification

Chair(s): D. Visca (Tradate, Italy), B. Alcazar Navarrete (Cájar, Spain), P. Pignatti (Pavia, Italy), A. Spanevello (Milan, Italy)

Thematic Poster


Cardiovascular comorbidities in COPD

Chair(s): J. Marin Trigo (Zaragoza, Spain), S. Centanni (Milano (MI), Italy), D. Sin (Vancouver (BC), Canada)

Thematic Poster


Physiologic assessment of airway diseases

Chair(s): R. Breyer-Kohansal (Wien, Austria), J. Allinson (London, United Kingdom), G. Joos (Ghent, Belgium), C. Hall (Overland Park, United States of America)

Thematic Poster


COPD clinical trials: inhaled and oral therapies

Chair(s): H. Watz (Großhansdorf, Germany), D. Halpin (Devon, United Kingdom), G. Caramori (Messina (ME), Italy), A. Turner (Birmingham (West Midlands), United Kingdom)

Thematic Poster


ME5 Tick tock: impact of circadian clocks on airway diseases

Chair(s): A. Mathioudakis (Manchester, United Kingdom)

Meet the expert


Vaping-induced lung disease: what the respiratory health-care provider needs to know?

Chair(s): S. Belo Ravara (Covilhã, Portugal), F. Blasi (Milan, Italy), M. Gappa (Düsseldorf, Germany), E. Dagli (Istanbul, Turkey)

Hot topic


ME6 Patient-ventilator interaction: tricks and tips

Meet the expert


ME4 Brain metastases in lung cancer patients.

Meet the expert


Tuberculosis: latest advances and challenges in patient management

Chair(s): G. Bothamley (London, United Kingdom), E. Grainger (London, United Kingdom)

Lunchtime session


Understanding the mechanisms underlying airway diseases

Chair(s): A. Bossios (Stockholm, Sweden), H. Kankaanranta (Seinäjoki, Finland)

Poster Discussion


Pneumonia in 2019: antimicrobial resistance, cardiovascular complications and diagnosis

Chair(s): M. Kolditz (Dresden, Germany), N. Dean (Murray, United States of America)

Oral Presentation


From the health effects of tobacco to the epidemiology of tobacco/electronic nicotine delivery system use

Chair(s): S. Belo Ravara (Covilhã, Portugal), E. Dagli (Istanbul, Turkey)

Oral Presentation


COPD: epidemiology and spirometry

Chair(s): L. Lahousse (Ghent, Belgium), O. Kurmi (Birmingham (West Midlands), United Kingdom)

Poster Discussion


Hot topics in pulmonary rehabilitation

Chair(s): J. Alison (Killara (NSW), Australia), R. Gloeckl (Schoenau am Koenigssee, Germany)

Poster Discussion


Lung transplantation: from basic science to clinical outcomes

Chair(s): R. Vos (Leuven, Belgium), C. Benden (Zürich, Switzerland)

Poster Discussion


COPD clinical studies: bronchodilators, corticosteroids and more

Chair(s): M. McDonnell (Oranmore (Co Galway), Ireland), J. Vestbo (Manchester (Greater Manchester), United Kingdom)

Poster Discussion


New insights into pleural and bronchoscopic interventions

Chair(s): M. Munavvar (Preston (Lancashire), United Kingdom), D. Fitzgerald (Perth, Australia)

Poster Discussion


Asthma and COPD comorbidities

Chair(s): S. Loukides (Athens, Greece), P. Horváth (Budapest, Hungary)

Oral Presentation


Acute respiratory distress syndrome: developments in diagnostics and outcomes

Chair(s): L. Pires Vicente (Portimão, Portugal), L. Bos (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

Oral Presentation


Molecular profiling and personalised treatment concepts in advanced non-small cell lung cancer: pertinent clinical dilemmas

Chair(s): J. Cadranel (Paris Cedex 20, France), M. Skrzypski (Sopot, Poland)

Symposium


Occupational lung diseases: from diagnostic techniques to classical and novel causes

Chair(s): D. Fishwick (Sheffield (South Yorkshire), United Kingdom), R. de la Hoz (New York, United States of America)

Oral Presentation


Challenging issues in the clinical aspects of sleep-disordered breathing

Chair(s): S. Ryan (Dublin 14, Ireland), S. Schiza (Heraklion, Greece)

Oral Presentation


From 2D to 3D models of human lung disease: novel developments to rebuild the lung

Chair(s): S. Rolandsson Enes (Burlington, United States of America), R. Gosens (Groningen, Netherlands)

Symposium


Paediatric respiratory diseases

Chair(s): A. Bush (London, United Kingdom), M. Gappa (Düsseldorf, Germany), F. Ratjen (Toronto (ON), Canada), L. Duijts (Rotterdam, Netherlands)

Lungs on fire


Therapeutic breakthrough Year in review

Chair(s): H. Pinnock (Edinburgh (Edinburgh), United Kingdom), I. Vogiatzis (Newcastle upon tyne (Tyne and Wear), United Kingdom)

Year in review


Lungs in the fog

Chair(s): J. Porter (London, United Kingdom), V. Poletti (Forlì, Italy)

Symposium


Obesity: pathophysiology, diagnostic challenges and multidisciplinary treatment

Chair(s): J. Verbraecken (Edegem (Antwerp), Belgium), W. Randerath (Solingen, Germany)

Symposium


State of the art session: Airway disease

Chair(s): G. Brusselle (Ghent, Belgium), A. Spanevello (Milan, Italy)

Symposium


New guidelines for treatment of nontuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease

Chair(s): M. Santin (L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain), C. Andrejak (Amiens, France), M. Jankovic Makek (Zagreb, Croatia)

Guidelines session


The best of the European Respiratory Journal in 2019

Chair(s): M. Kolb (Hamilton (ON), Canada), J. Chalmers (Dundee (Angus), United Kingdom)

Symposium


ERS Women leaders

Chair(s): D. Stolz (Basel, Switzerland), O. Usmani (London, United Kingdom)

Symposium


New Horizons in The Treatment of Pulmonary Fibrosis

Chair(s): A. Wells London (United Kingdom)

Evening Symposium


The journey towards personalized medicine in asthma: where are we now?

Chair(s): R. Buhl (Mainz, Germany)

Evening Symposium


CCC Paediatric respiratory diseases

Chair(s): J. Hammer (Basel, Switzerland), A. Zacharasiewicz (Wien, Austria)

Challenging clinical cases


CCC Interstitial lung diseases

Chair(s): E. Renzoni (London, United Kingdom), M. Kreuter (Heidelberg, Germany)

Challenging clinical cases


CCC Airway diseases

Chair(s): M. Tamm (Basel, Switzerland), F. Schleich (Liège, Belgium)

Challenging clinical cases


Cellular metabolism and immune senescence in lung pathology

Chair(s): S. Meiners (München, Germany), C. Brandsma (Groningen, Netherlands)

Oral Presentation


Asthma treatment: novel insights from clinical studies

Chair(s): F. Ricciardolo (Orbassano (TO), Italy), I. Satia (Hamilton (ON), Canada)

Poster Discussion


Hot topics in noninvasive ventilation

Chair(s): N. Hart (London, United Kingdom), C. Fisser (Regensburg, Germany)

Poster Discussion


Innovative approaches for management and treatment of rare diffuse parenchymal lung diseases

Chair(s): R. Borie (Paris, France), M. Kokosi (London, United Kingdom)

Poster Discussion


Biology of lung cancer

Chair(s): R. Huber (Munich, Germany), I. Opitz (Zurich, Switzerland)

Poster Discussion


Pulmonary embolism: from diagnosis to prognosis and treatment

Chair(s): S. Ramjug (Altrincham, United Kingdom), D. Jiménez Castro (Madrid, Spain)

Poster Discussion


Paediatric tuberculosis

Chair(s): B. Lange (Freiburg, Germany), F. Götzinger (Wien, Austria)

Poster Discussion


Molecular and experimental paediatric lung disease

Chair(s): C. Chao, MD PhD (Giessen, Germany), R. Rottier (Rotterdam, Netherlands)

Oral Presentation


Connective tissue disease-associated interstitial lung disease and hypersensitivity pneumonitis: what’s new?

Chair(s): A. Wells (London, United Kingdom), V. Cottin (Lyon, France)

Oral Presentation


Guidelines for long-term management of bronchopulmonary dysplasia in children

Chair(s): C. Roehr (Oxford (Oxfordshire), United Kingdom), M. Pijnenburg (Rotterdam, Netherlands), E. van Meel (Rotterdam, Netherlands)

Guidelines session


Basic research of airway diseases

Chair(s): J. Gea Guiral (Barcelona, Spain), E. Papakonstantinou (Thessaloniki, Greece)

Oral Presentation


Best abstracts in pulmonary rehabilitation and chronic care

Chair(s): F. Franssen (Horn, Netherlands), G. Vagheggini (Volterra (PI), Italy)

Oral Presentation


Exercise physiopathology in various respiratory diseases

Chair(s): M. Furian (Zürich, Switzerland), A. Aliverti (Milan, Italy)

Oral Presentation


Blood eosinophils and more in airway diseases

Chair(s): M. Bafadhel (Oxford (Oxfordshire), United Kingdom), J. Vestbo (Manchester (Greater Manchester), United Kingdom)

Oral Presentation


Respiratory infections?

Chair(s): G. Rohde (Frankfurt am Main, Germany), R. Menendez Villanueva (Valencia, Spain), F. Blasi (Milan, Italy), M. Loebinger (London, United Kingdom)

Lungs on fire


Rare lung diseases

Chair(s): M. Humbert (Paris, France), G. Brusselle (Ghent, Belgium), T. Wagner (Kronberg, Germany)

Symposium


Infections, the microbiome and host defence peptides in the development and progression of asthma

Chair(s): C. Britto (New Haven, United States of America), D. Bogaert (Edinburgh, United Kingdom)

Hot topic


Metabolic alterations in lung ageing and disease

Chair(s): H. Heijink (Groningen, Netherlands), P. Berger (Bordeaux, France)

Symposium


Interventional pneumology: live out of the box

Chair(s): J. Annema (Amsterdam, Netherlands), J. Flandes Aldeyturriaga (Madrid, Spain)

Endoscopy session


Multidrug resistance in nosocomial pneumonia: burden, magnitude and solution

Chair(s): E. Ibrahim (Alexandria, Egypt), E. Mortensen (Simsbury, United States of America)

Hot topic


State of the art session: Interstitial lung diseases

Chair(s): K. Antoniou (Heraklion, Greece), P. Spagnolo (Padova (PD), Italy)

Symposium


Lung function and respiratory muscle testing

Chair(s): A. Kampouras (Thessaloniki, Greece), J. Neder (Kingston (ON), Canada)

Poster Discussion


Insights into physiological diagnostic services

Chair(s): A. McGowan (Dublin, Ireland), M. Rutter (Cambridge (Cambridgeshire), United Kingdom)

Poster Discussion


Advances in clinical management of COPD

Chair(s): F. Franssen (Horn, Netherlands), B. Abascal Bolado (Santander (Cantabria), Spain)

Poster Discussion


Advances in asthma pharmacology

Chair(s): P. Bhavsar (London, United Kingdom), C. Page (London, United Kingdom)

Poster Discussion


Precision meets immunology in treatment of airway diseases

Chair(s): A. Bossios (Stockholm, Sweden), A. Papi (Ferrara, Italy)

Oral Presentation


Pleural infection and complicated pneumonia

Chair(s): N. Rahman (Oxford, United Kingdom), P. Tarsia (Milano (MI), Italy)

Poster Discussion


Current trends in noninvasive ventilation for chronic respiratory failure

Chair(s): M. Duiverman (Groningen, Netherlands), J. Winck Fernandes Cruz (Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal)

Oral Presentation


Tuberculosis and non-TB mycobacterial infection I

Chair(s): G. Perez Mendoza (Las Palmas, Spain), I. Solovic (Vysne Hagy, Slovakia)

Oral Presentation


A fresh view on assessment of functional status in COPD

Chair(s): M. Spruit (Horn, Netherlands), C. Granger (Parkville (VIC), Australia)

Oral Presentation


Cellular responses and cell therapy in lung injury and repair

Chair(s): M. Lehmann (München, Germany), C. Britto (New Haven, United States of America)

Poster Discussion


Brain Metastasis and Malignant pleural effusion: improving our understanding

Chair(s): R. Asciak (Attard, Malta), P. Postmus (LEIDEN, Netherlands), F. Rodriguez Panadero (Tomares (Sevilla), Spain)

Oral Presentation


All aspects of general thoracic surgery

Chair(s): C. Tezel (Istanbul, Turkey), S. Elia (Roma (RM), Italy)

Oral Presentation


How do big data and classical epidemiology contribute to solving chronic respiratory ill health?

Chair(s): J. Quint (Wimbledon, United Kingdom), A. Johannessen (Bergen, Norway)

Symposium


Sleep and breathing disorders & Respiratory critical care

Chair(s): P. Palange (Rome, Italy), E. Clini (Modena (MO), Italy), E. Lindberg (Uppsala, Sweden), A. Simonds (London, United Kingdom)

Lungs on fire


Lumping and splitting of fibrotic interstitial lung diseases

Chair(s): M. Kolb (Hamilton (ON), Canada), V. Poletti (Forlì, Italy)

Symposium


ALERT: Abstracts Leading to Evolution in Respiratory Medicine Trials: Asthma

Chair(s): G. Brusselle (Ghent, Belgium)

Clinical trials session


Lung vessels in COPD: it is time to take them seriously!

Chair(s): B. Celli Croquer (Boston, United States of America), H. Olschewski (Graz, Austria)

Symposium


Recent clinical advances in inhalation therapy

Chair(s): C. Darquenne (La Jolla, United States of America), F. Lavorini (Firenze (FI), Italy)

Symposium


The future of respiratory diseases: what prevention can do

Chair(s): P. De Lucas Ramos (Madrid, Spain), C. Jimenez Ruiz (Madrid, Spain)

Symposium


State of the art session: Paediatric respiratory diseases

Chair(s): S. Turner (Aberdeen (Aberdeenshire), United Kingdom), M. Pijnenburg (Rotterdam, Netherlands)

Symposium


Interventional pneumology: live out of the box round two

Chair(s): D. Stolz (Basel, Switzerland), D. Gompelmann (Heidelberg, Germany)

Endoscopy session


Indoor and outdoor air quality considerations

Chair(s): V. Moore (Birmingham (West Midlands), United Kingdom), S. Moitra (Barcelona, Spain), R. Wiggans (Manchester (Greater Manchester), United Kingdom), D. Jarvis (London, United Kingdom)

Thematic Poster


From the epidemiology of tobacco/electronic nicotine delivery system use to control and prevention of tobacco use

Chair(s): M. Jankowski (Katowice, Poland), A. Pataka (Thessaloniki, Greece), L. Hedman (Luleå, Sweden), C. Gratziou (Athens, Greece)

Thematic Poster


From tobacco-related comorbidities to tobacco cessation

Chair(s): E. Dagli (Istanbul, Turkey), E. Cabrera Cesar (Granada, Spain), I. Nerin De La Puerta (Zaragoza, Spain), C. Gomes Pavão De Matos (Lisboa, Portugal)

Thematic Poster


Asthma biomarkers, diagnostics and risk factors

Chair(s): C. Lex (Göttingen, Germany), A. Jochmann (Binningen, Switzerland), L. Fleming (London, United Kingdom), E. Paraskakis (Alexandroupolis, Greece)

Thematic Poster


Treatments, adherence and psychosocial aspects of cystic fibrosis

Chair(s): P. Mondejar Lopez (Molina de Segura (Murcia), Spain), C. Nissenbaum (manchester, United Kingdom), F. Frost (Liverpool, United Kingdom), F. Vermeulen (Leuven, Belgium)

Thematic Poster


Tuberculosis: a public health approach

Chair(s): A. Öner Eyüboglu (Ankara, Turkey), G. Migliori (Varese (VA), Italy), E. Belilovskiy (Moscow, Russian Federation), I. Solovic (Vysne Hagy, Slovakia)

Thematic Poster


Prognosis in bacterial and viral pneumonia

Chair(s): M. Restrepo (San Antonio, United States of America), C. Cilloniz Campos (Barcelona, Spain), J. Khoury (Elaboun, Israel), Y. Shindo (Nagoya, Japan)

Thematic Poster


Clinical challenges in respiratory infection

Chair(s): S. Aliberti (Milan, Italy), A. Shah (London, United Kingdom), A. Gramegna (Milano (MI), Italy), G. Suarez-Cuartin (Barcelona, Spain)

Thematic Poster


Complex respiratory infections in clinical practice

Chair(s): R. Dhar (Kolkata (West Bengal), India), H. Keir (Dundee (Angus), United Kingdom), A. O'Donnell (Washington, United States of America), M. Torres Redondo (Matosinhos, Portugal)

Thematic Poster


Tuberculosis: from basic science to patient care

Chair(s): G. Sotgiu (Porto Torres (SS), Italy), K. Dheda (Cape Town, South Africa)

Thematic Poster


Epidemiology, genetics, air pollution and sleep

Chair(s): N. Terzikhan (Rotterdam, Netherlands), R. Nadif (Villejuif, France), C. Svendsen (Bergen, Norway)

Thematic Poster


Tuberculosis and non-TB mycobacterial infection II

Chair(s): D. Wagner (Freiburg, Germany), M. Jankovic Makek (Zagreb, Croatia), H. Kunst (London, United Kingdom), S. Borisov (Moscow, Russian Federation)

Thematic Poster


Symptoms, risks, complications and palliative care in thoracic oncology

Chair(s): R. Wiewrodt (Münster, Germany), D. Jovanovic (Beograd, Republic of Serbia), W. van Geffen (Leeuwarden, Netherlands)

Thematic Poster


Thoracic oncology: Treatment, diagnostic options and biology

Chair(s): F. Gamarra (Straubing, Germany), A. Szpechcinski (Warszawa, Poland), D. Kauffmann-guerrero (Munich, Germany), I. Kwiecien (Warszawa, Poland)

Thematic Poster


Biomarkers of idiopathic interstitial pneumonia

Chair(s): P. Molyneaux (London, United Kingdom), S. Guler (Bern, Switzerland), P. Spagnolo (Padova (PD), Italy), C. Neurohr (München, Germany)

Thematic Poster


Interstitial lung disease registries

Chair(s): C. Valenzuela (Madrid, Spain), F. Hernandez Gonzalez (Barcelona, Spain), M. Vasakova (Praha 4, Czech Republic), V. Müller (Budapest, Hungary)

Thematic Poster


Assessment and management of immune-mediated interstitial lung diseases

Chair(s): V. Kouranos (London, United Kingdom), M. Bonifazi (Ancona (AN), Italy), E. Bargagli (Siena, Italy), V. Alfieri (Parma (PR), Italy)

Thematic Poster


Pulmonary hypertension: clinical

Chair(s): S. Sahay (Houston, United States of America), S. Wort (London, United Kingdom), J. Barberà (Barcelona, Spain), O. Sitbon (Le Kremlin-Bicêtre, France)

Thematic Poster


Interventional pulmonology: endobronchial ultrasound-transbronchial needle aspiration

Chair(s): S. Gasparini (Ancona (AN), Italy), J. Annema (Amsterdam, Netherlands), N. Koufos (Athens, Greece)

Thematic Poster


Interventional pulmonology: diagnostic techniques and obstructive airway disease

Chair(s): P. Singhal (Mumbai (Maharashtra), India), T. Toma (London, United Kingdom), R. Trisolini (Bologna (BO), Italy), G. Stratakos (Athens, Greece)

Thematic Poster


Imaging for prognostication and disease characterisation: 2019 update

Chair(s): S. Walsh (London, United Kingdom), A. Snoeckx (Edegem (Antwerp), Belgium), J. Coolen (Leuven, Belgium)

Thematic Poster


Use of thoracic ultrasound to diagnose lung diseases

Chair(s): M. Thomeer (Tielt (BT), Belgium), S. Helbo Skaarup (Aarhus C, Denmark), R. Asciak (Attard, Malta), P. Pietersen (Odense NØ, Denmark)

Thematic Poster


More and more COPD

Chair(s): N. Toledo Pons (Palma De Mallorca, Spain), O. Kurmi (Birmingham (West Midlands), United Kingdom), Y. Çolak (Herlev, Denmark)

Thematic Poster


New strategies to treat respiratory failure

Chair(s): J. Bräunlich (Leipzig, Germany), M. Patout (Mont-Saint Aignan, France), G. Spoletini (Leeds (West Yorkshire), United Kingdom), M. Dreher (Aachen, Germany)

Thematic Poster


COPD, asthma and rhinitis: from cellular mechanisms to patients’ clinical responses

Chair(s): A. Lindén (Stockholm, Sweden), Z. Diamant (Lund, Sweden), S. Ying (Hangzhou (Zhejiang), China)

Thematic Poster


Cardiopulmonary exercise testing

Chair(s): G. Kaltsakas (Athens, Greece), A. Kampouras (Thessaloniki, Greece), D. Cortozi Berton (Porto Alegre (RS), Brazil), M. Furian (Zürich, Switzerland)

Thematic Poster