Thursday January 18, 2018
Friday January 19, 2018
Saturday January 20, 2018
Sponsored Sessions
Thursday, 18 January 2018
Friday, 19 January 2018
Thursday, 18 January 2018
Friday, 19 January 2018
13:00 - 14:00
FUTURE LEADERS MENTORING: WARMING UP

Chairs: S. Aliberti, J. Chalmers

> Session dedicated to a preselected group of German Interns in Respiratory Medicine

14:00 - 15:00
RISING STAR SESSION

Chairs: F. Blasi, G.W. Canonica, S. Centanni, J.C. Virchow


14.00 – 14.15   Circulating MDSC modulate IPF progression by orchestrating immunosuppressive and pro-fibrotic networks
 Isis E. Fernandez (Colombia)

14.30 – 14.45   Assessing inflammatory patterns in asthma endotypes; new diagnostic and therapeutic perspectives
>Matteo Bradicich (Italy)


> Each lecture will be followed by 10’ question time and 5’ of comments and advices by the Chairmen.

15:00 - 15:40
OPENING LECTURE

Chair: F. Blasi (Italy)

> Personalised medicine: how far are we?
Peter Barnes (United Kingdom)

 

15:40 - 16:40
INDUSTRY SPONSORED SYMPOSIUM
16:40 - 17:10
COFFEE BREAK
17:10 - 18:40
Session I • Bronchiectasis: is phenotyping useful for guiding the management?

Chairs: F. Blasi (Italy), F. C. Ringshausen (Germany)

17.10 - 17.35 Alpha1-antitrypsin deficiency: can we make the difference? Timm Greulich (Germany)
17.35 - 18.00 Imaging, pulmonary function testing, LCI and what else? Stefano Aliberti (Italy)
18.00 - 18.25 Severity scores in the real life management of bronchiectasis. James D. Chalmers (UK)
18.25 - 18.40 Discussion
18:40 - 19:10
KEYNOTE LECTURE

Chair: S. Aliberti (Italy)

Non tuberculous mycobacteria (NTM): state-of-the art

Michael Loebinger (United Kingdom)

19:10 - 19:50
NATIONAL SOCIETY SESSION

Chairs : F. Blasi, G. W. Canonica

>Respiratory research in Germany – Interventional options

Felix Herth (Germany)

19:50 - 20:30
WELCOME COCKTAIL
08:30 - 09:10
KEYNOTE LECTURE

Chair: F. Blasi (Italy)

> Can we really have a personalised therapy in Asthma?

J. C. Virchow (Germany)

09:10 - 10:40
SESSION II • New biomarkers, new drugs, new management

Chairs: F. Braido (Italy) and N. Roche (France)

09.10 - 09.35 Lung Cancer(s) David Heigener (Germany)
09.35 – 10.00 IPF - Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Fabrizio Luppi (Italy)
10.00 - 10.25 Allergy and Asthma Leif Bjermer (Sweden)
10.25 - 10.40 Discussion
10:40 - 11:10
COFFEE BREAK
11:10 - 12:30
SESSION III • Pros and Cons in upper respiratory tract allergy & asthma immunotherapy

Chairs : G. W. Canonica (Italy), D. Ryan (UK)

11.10- 11.30 PROs Johann Christian Virchow (Germany)
11.30 - 11.50 CONs Pierluigi Paggiaro (Italy)
11.50 - 12.00 Rebuttal PROs
12.00 - 12.10 Rebuttal CONs
12.10 - 12.30 Discussion
Interactive session with voting tools
12:30 - 13:00
LECTURE

Chair: G.W. Canonica (Italy)

Electronic Device efficacy in management of asthma patients

Fulvio Braido (Italy)

13:00 - 14:00
LUNCH
14:00 - 14:40
SESSION IV: COPD IN YEAR REVIEW

Chair: P. Santus (Italy)

COPD in Year Review

Antoni Torres (Spain)

14.30 – 14.40    Discussion

14:40 - 15:10
INDUSTRY SPONSORED LECTURE*
15:10 - 15:40
LECTURE

Chair: G. W. Canonica (Italy)
Including Immunotherapy into Precision Medicine in Asthma
Johann Christian Virchow (Germany)

15:40 - 16:10
COFFEE BREAK
16:10 - 17:40
SESSION V: IMAGING GROUND ROUND

Chairs: M. Pistolesi (Italy), T. Welte (Germany)

Discussion of 4-5 cases (e.g. pulmonary embolism, emphysema, rare diseases, bronchiectasis, fungal infection and chronic sinusitis)

Nicola Sverzellati (Italy), Jens Vogel-Claussen (Germany)

Interactive session with voting tools

17:40 - 18:45
STROLLING POSTER SESSION

Chairs: F. Blasi, G.W. Canonica, S. Centanni, J. C. Virchow, T. Welte

09:00 - 09:30
KEYNOTE LECTURE

Chair: M. Cazzola (Italy)

Evidence based knowledge: the role of real life studies

Giovanni Sotgiu (Italy)

09:30 - 10:10
SESSION VI : Asthma in Year Review

Chair: T. Welte (Germany)

Asthma in Year Review

Guy Brusselle (Belgium)

10.00 – 10.10    Discussion

10:10 - 10:40
COFFEE BREAK
10:40 - 12:00
SESSION VII • Phenotyping is still a target for personalised COPD management

Chairs: J. C. Virchow (Germany), N. Roche (France)

10.40 - 11.00 PROs Jose Luis Lopez-Campos (Spain)
11.00 - 11.20 CONs Stefano Centanni (Italy)
11.20 - 11.30 Rebuttal PROs
11.30 - 11.40 Rebuttal CONs
11.40-12.00 Discussion
Interactive session with voting tools
12:00 - 12:40
KEYNOTE LECTURE

Chair: F. di Marco (Italy)

> Stable COPD Treatment : Where Are We?

Nicolas Roche (France)

12:40 - 13:00
POSTER AWARDS AND CLOSING REMARKS

Chairs: F. Blasi, G.W. Canonica, S. Centanni, J. C. Virchow, T. Welte

13:00 - 14:00
FUTURE LEADERS MENTORING: REPORT and FEEDBACK

Chairs: S. Aliberti, J. D. Chalmers

Session dedicated to a preselected group of German Interns in Respiratory Medicine where they will report on the outcome of their mentoring programme. Session open to all participants.

15:40 - 16:40
SPONSORED SESSION – Thursday, 18 January 2018

DISCLAIMER: THE FOLLOWING LECTURES ARE ORGANIZED BY INDUSTRY.
YOU CANNOT CLAIM CME CREDITS FOR ATTENDING THESE SESSIONS

 



15.40 – 16.40

THE GAP BETWEEN DESIRE AND BRONCHIECTASIS MANAGEMENT
SYMPOSIUM ORGANISED BY GRIFOLS

Chair: M. Loebinger (United Kingdom)

15:40 – 15.45

Welcome & Introduction

Michael Loebinger (United Kingdom)

15:45 – 16.05

How should patients be managed according to the new ERS Bronchiectasis Guidelines?

Eva Polverino (Spain)

16.05 – 16.25

How do clinical studies and the bronchiectasis registry reflect reality?

Felix Ringshausen (Germany)

16.25 – 16.40

Live Voting
Summary & Discussion

Interactive session with voting tools

19:15 - 20:30
SPONSORED SESSION – Friday, 19 January 2018

DISCLAIMER: THE FOLLOWING LECTURES ARE ORGANIZED BY INDUSTRY.
YOU CANNOT CLAIM CME CREDITS FOR ATTENDING THESE SESSIONS

 



14.40 – 15.10 LECTURE
ORGANISED BY MENARINI GROUP

Better understanding leads to better treatment of COPD
Dave Singh (United Kingdom)

 

INDUSTRY SPONSORED SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM

 

19.15 – 20.30 SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM
ORGANISED BY BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM
Session I:
Chairs: G.W. Canonica (Italy), S. Centanni (Italy)
19.15 – 19.30 The double bronchodilatation rationale in COPD Therapy

Pier Achille Santus (Italy)

19.30 – 19.45 LAMA & Asthma : which indications?

Nicola Scichilone (Italy)

19.45 – 20.00 Device Role in Therapy Management

Fabiano Di Marco (Italy)

Session II:
Chairs: F. Blasi (Italy)
20.00 – 20.15 IPF management in light of new therapeutic options
Fabrizio Luppi (Italy)
20.15 – 20.30 Questions & Answers

 

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