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1 CONGRESS VENUE GENERAL INFORMATION The New York Hilton Midtown Hotel is the Headquarters of the X WORLD ASTHMA, ALLERGY & COPD FORUM. Address: 1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY, 10019, USA. DATES April 28 May 1, 2017 LANGUAGE The official language of the Congress is English. REGISTRATION The registration desk will open in the New York Hilton Midtown Hotel: Madison (2nd Floor) April 28, Beekman April 29, April 30, May 1, NAME BADGES All Congress participants, official guests, accompanying persons are kindly requested to wear their name badges for the participation in all scientific sessions and social events of the Congress. OPENING CEREMONY The Opening Ceremony of the X World Asthma, Allergy & COPD Forum will be held in the Sutton Complex (2 nd floor), New York Hilton Midtown Hotel on April 29, at a.m. Admission by name badges. ORAL PRESENTATIONS Oral presentations last up to 20 min in plenary sessions and symposia. Keynote and memorial lectures last up to 45 min including question. PPT PRESENTATIONS AND SLIDES Power Point Presentations (on CD or flash) should be handed to the representative of the Congress Secretariat in advance but not later than 15 min prior to the start of the session. POSTER PRESENTATIONS All posters should be displayed in the Beekman Room (2 nd floor), New York Hilton Midtown Hotel according to the Congress Program on April 29 and 30. Presenters are requested to attend their poster site from through on April 29 and from through on April 30. The poster size is cm. CME CREDITS The X WORLD ASTHMA, ALLERGY & COPD FORUM the Continuing Medical Education (CME) activity will receive accreditation from EBAP (European Board for Accreditation in Pneumology). European accreditation is granted by EACCME, EBAACI, and EBAP following the EACCME standards (D9908) in order to allow participants to validate the credits obtained at this activity in their home countries. Following evaluation, the X WORLD ASTHMA, ALLERGY & COPD FORUM will be accredited by EBAP for 18 European CME credits covering the whole program.

2 FRIDAY, APRIL 28 PROGRAM AT A GLANCE Registration Desk Open New York Hilton Hotel, Madison (2 nd Floor) SATURDAY, APRIL Registration Desk Open (New York Hilton Hotel, Beekman Room) OPENING CEREMONY (Sutton Complex) CHAIRMEN: Revaz Sepiashvili, Mario Sanchez-Borges, Walter Canonica, Allen Kaplan, Bryan Martin CARLOS BAENA-CAGNANI KEYNOTE LECTURE (Sutton Complex) MODERATORS: Bryan Martin, Revaz Sepiashvili LECTURER: Allen Kaplan CLEMENS VON PIRQUET KEYNOTE LECTURE (Sutton Complex) MODERATORS: Sami Bahna, Dana Wallace LECTURER: Redolf Valenta COFFEE BREAK WILLIAM FRANKLAND KEYNOTE LECTURE (Sutton Complex) MODERATORS: Allen Kaplan, Giovanni Passalacqua LECTURER: Ronald Dahl PAUL EHRLICH KEYNOTE LECTURE (Sutton Complex) MODERATORS: Ronald Dahl, Rudolf Valenta LECTURER: Sami Bahna LUNCH TIME PLENARY SESSION (Sutton Complex) CHAIRMEN: Ronald Dahl, Bryan Martin, Giovanni Passalacqua PLENARY SESSION (Sutton Complex) CHAIRMEN: Kamal Maurice Hanna, Ketevan Nemsadze, Todor Popov, Dana Wallace POSTER SESSION (Congress Hall) MODERATORS: Tinatin Chikovani, Todor Popov 2

3 SUNDAY, APRIL Registration Desk Open (New York Hilton Hotel, Beekman Room) ROMAIN POWELS KEYNOTE LECTURE (Sutton Complex) MODERATORS: Allen Kaplan, Revaz Sepiashvili, Rudolf Valenta LECTURER: Walter Canonica KEYNOTE LECTURE (Sutton Complex) MODERATORS: Sami Bahna, Walter Canonica, Stanley Fineman LECTURER: Allen Kaplan COFFEE BREAK PLENARY SESSION (Sutton Complex) CHAIRMEN: Sami Bahna, Walter Canonica, Stanley Fineman, Rudolf Valenta LUNCH TIME PLENARY SESSION (Sutton Complex) CHAIRMEN: Tinatin Chikovani, Bogdan Petrunov, Winfried Pickl, Elias Toubi PLENARY SESSION (Sutton Complex) CHAIRMEN: Tinatin Chikovani, Sergey Deyev PLENARY SESSION (Sutton Complex) CHAIRMEN: Raffaela Campana, Nunu Mitskevich, Todor Popov POSTER SESSION (Sutton Complex) MODERATORS: Lala Allakhverdieva, Roman Khanferyan, Nunu Mitskevich PRESIDENTIAL DINNER ADMISSION BY INVITATIONS ONLY 3

4 MONDAY, MAY Registration Desk Open (New York Hilton Hotel, Beekman Room) WAO PRESIDENTIAL LECTURE (Sutton Complex) MODERATORS: Manana Chikhladze, Lanny Rosenwasser LECTURER: Mario Sánchez Borges LEONARD NOON AND JOHN FREEMAN KEYNOTE LECTURE (Sutton Complex) MODERATORS: Ignacio Ansotegui, Mario Sánchez Borges, Revaz Sepiashvili LECTURER: Lanny Rosenwasser ALAIN DE WECK KEYNOTE LECTURE (Sutton Complex) MODERATORS: Bryan Martin, Mario Sánchez Borges LECTURER: Ignacio Ansotegui COFFEE BREAK PLENARY SESSION (Sutton Complex) CHAIRMEN: Ignacio Ansotegui, Manana Chikhladze, Gennaro D Amato, Lanny Rosenwasser LUNCH TIME SYMPOSIUM Promoting Asthma Self Management: Strategies to Improve Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes (Sutton Complex) CHAIR: Mary Cataletto CLOSING CEREMONY. HANDLING OF AWARDS TO THE AUTHORS OF BEST POSTER PRESENTATIONS (Main Congress Hall) CHAIRMEN: Revaz Sepiashvili, Walter Canonica, Allen Kaplan 4

5 Friday, April 28, New York Hilton Hotel, Madison (2 nd Floor) REGISTRATION DESK OPEN Revaz Sepiashvili Saturday, April 29, OPENING CEREMONY Congress President, Program Committee Co-Chairman President, World Immunopathology Organization Mario Sánchez Borges President, World Allergy Organization (WAO) Walter Canonica Program Committee Co-Chairman President, INTERASMA (International Association of Asthmology) Allen Kaplan Program Committee Co-Chairman Bryan Martin Past President, American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) 5

6 Saturday, April 29, 10, CARLOS BAENA-CAGNANI KEYNOTE LECTURE Bryan Martin Revaz Sepiashvili Allen P. Kaplan Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, S.C. USA The kinin system in anaphylaxis, angioedema, and urticaria Saturday, April 29, CLEMENS VON PIRQUET KEYNOTE LECTURE Sami Bahna Dana Wallace Rudolf Valenta Department of Pathophysiology, Vienna General Hospital, Vienna, Austria Towards preventive medical examination for allergy Saturday, April 29, WILLIAM FRANKLAND KEYNOTE LECTURE Allen Kaplan Giovanni Passalcacua Ronald Dahl Allergy Centre, Odense University Hospital, Denmark Asthma control the goal of treatment 6

7 Saturday, April 29, PAUL EHRLICH KEYNOTE LECTURE Ronald Dahl Rudolf Valenta Sami Bahna Allergy & Immunology Section, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, USA The respiratory tract as a target for food allergy Saturday, April 29, PLENARY SESSION Chairmen: Ronald Dahl Bryan Martin Giovanni Passalacqua Ronald Dahl GSK, Brentford, Middlesex, UK Inhaled Therapy a complex interaction of chemical/physical properties, design and patient factors Bryan L. Martin The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, USA Disparities in Asthma Care: Where you live matters Giovanni Passalacqua Allergy and Respiratory Diseases, IRCCS San Martino-IST-University of Genoa, Italy Practical aspects of allergen immunotherapy Diego Bagnasco, Matteo Ferrando, Giovanni Passalacqua Allergy and Respiratory Diseases, IRCCS San Martino-IST-University of Genoa, Italy Unmet needs and unsolved questions in allergen immunotherapy Bogdan Petrunov, G. Nikolov, M. Hristova, R. Hristova, Y. Kandova National Center of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, Department of Immunology and Allergology, Sofia, Bulgaria Chemically modified allergens-allergoids in specific immunotherapy of respiratory allergy 7

8 Saturday, April 29, PLENARY SESSION Chairmen: Kamal Maurice Hanna Ketevan Nemsadze Todor Popov Dana Wallace Dana V. Wallace Florida Center for Allergy and Asthma Care, Fort Lauderdale, USA Recognizing the phenotypes of atopic dermatitis Kamal Maurice Hanna Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt Urticaria: Nomenclature and management update Todor A. Popov Clinical Centre of Allergology, Medical University, Sofia, Bulgaria Methyl-cellulose: gate keeper of the airways, augmenting also local treatment Winfried Pickl Institute of Immunology, Medical University of Vienna, Austria Non-allergenic virus-like nanoparticles created by targeting of major allergens to the inner leaflet of viral envelopes selectively target T cells Ketevan Nemsadze Tbilisi, Georgia Association of maternal selenium intake in pregnancy and wheezing illnesses in children at one of age Roman Khanferyan Federal Research Center of Nutrition and Biotechnology, Moscow, Russia Histaminergic regulation of allergic inflammation and IgE synthesis 8

9 Saturday, April 29, New York Hilton Hotel Sutton Complex POSTER SESSION Tinatin Chikovani Todor Popov Ana Isabel Garcia Onieva, Stefania Soldarini, Vicente Roig Figueroa, Agueda Herrero Perez, Enrique Macias Fernandez, Ana Maria Andres Porras, Claudia Iglesias Perez, Blanca De vega Sanchez, Isabel Ramos Cancelo, David Vielba Dueñas, Irene Alaejos Pascua, Beatriz Carton Sanchez, Ignacio Lobato Astiarraga, Carlos Disdier Vicente Hospital Clinico Universitario de Valladolid, Spain Effectiveness of endothelin receptor antagonist in patients with COPD and disproportionate pulmonary hypertension Petra Jacobson 1, Mikael Forsgren 2,3,4, Apostolos Sioutas 1, Magnus Kentson 5, Olof Dahlqvist Leinhard 3,4,6, Peter Lundberg 3,4, Hans Lennart Persson 1 1 Departments of Pulmonary Medicine and Medical and Health Sciences (IMH), Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden; 2 Wolfram MathCore AB, Linköping, Sweden; 3 Centre for Medical Image Science and Visualization, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden; 4 Departments of Radiation Physics and Medical and Health Sciences (IMH), Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden; 5 Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Ryhov Hospital, Jönköping, Sweden; 6Advanced MR Analytics (AMRA) AB, Linköping, Sweden Muscle metabolism, systemic inflammation and vitamin D status of COPD patients: preliminary results of a Swedish cohort Sally Rhead, Georgina Keogh, Nicky Coote Imperial Healthcare Trust, London, UK An audit reviewing paediatric asthma follow up and education in an urgent care centre are we adhering to the guidelines? Konstantinos Petalas, Dimitrios Vourdas Allergology Department, 251 Air Force Hospital, Athens, Greece Asthma exacerbations seasonal variation in two perennial phenotypes during twenty years ( ): House dust mite monosensitized and non atopic patients N.A. Alekperova, L.I. Allakhverdiyeva Azerbaijan State Medical University, Baku, Azerbaijan Sublingual allergen-specific immunotherapy in children with allergic rhinitis and bronchial asthma Naseem Mohamed Ibrahim UAE Ministry of Health, Dubai, United Arab Emirates Asthma audit in primary health care Cilia Mejia-Lancheros, John Mehegan, Celine Murrin, Cecily Kelleher for the Lifeways Cross-Generation Cohort Study Group UCD School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science, Belfield, Dublin, Republic of Ireland Grand-parental factors associated with grand-children s asthma status in early childhood: Lifeways Cross-Generation Cohort Study, Republic of Ireland Ella Mi 1, Emma Mi 1, Silvia Mendonca 2, Carole Gardener 2, Morag Farquhar 2,3 1 School of Clinical Medicine, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK; 2Primary Care Unit, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Institute of Public Health, Cambridge, UK; 3School of Health Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK Is the psychological health of patients and carers related in advanced COPD? 9

10 Enrique Javier Soto Hurtado, Patricia Gutiérrez Castaño, Francisco Páez Codeso, Antonio Dorado Galindo, María del Pilar Pérez Soriano, Jose Luis de la Cruz Ríos Neumology Service, Hospital Regional Universitario de Málaga, Málaga, Spain Our experience in the endoscopic treatment of haemoptysis Enrique Javier Soto Hurtado, Patricia Gutiérrez Castaño, Ana Muñoz Montiel, Manuel David Jiménez Fernández, Jose Luis De la Cruz Ríos Neumology Service, Hospital Regional Universitario de Málaga, Spain Functional preoperative assessment, therapeutic management and mortality at six months in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and potentially resectable lung cancer Enrique Javier Soto Hurtado, Patricia Gutiérrez Castaño, Julio Torres Jiménez, Gracia Eugenia González Angulo, Jose Luis De la Cruz Ríos Neumology Service, Hospital Regional Universitario de Málaga, Málaga, Spain Benefits of home non-invasive mechanical ventilation on exacerbations in patients with severe Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Enrique Javier Soto Hurtado 1, Maria Dolores Almenara Escribano 2, Francisco Jose Jódar Morente 2, Ester Marin Gámez 3 1 Neumology Service, Hospital Regional Universitario de Málaga. Málaga, Spain; 2 Internal Medicine Service. Complejo Hospitalario Ciudad de Jaen, Jaén. Spain; 3 Psiquiatry Service, Hospital Regional Universitario de Málaga. Málaga, Spain Study of prevalence of nutritional disorders and associated diseases in a cohort of hospitalized patients with chronic respiratory disease Enrique Javier Soto Hurtado 1, Maria Jesus Gutiérrez Fernández 2, Javier Castro Rodriguez 2, Manuel David Jiménez Fernández 1, Gracia Eugenia González Angulo 1, M. Zaragoza Rascón 3, J.M. González-Miret 3 1 Neumology Service, Hospital Regional Universitario de Málaga, Málaga, Spain; 2 Microbiology Department, Laboratory Service, AGS Serrania de Málaga, Ronda, Málaga, Spain; 3 Pharmacy Service. AGS Serrania de Málaga, Ronda, Málaga, Spain Changes in pattern of susceptibility of Pseudomona aeruginosa isolates from exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease patients Drosos Tsavlis, Anna Tzoumaka, Ioannis Megas, Anna Yakinthou Experimental Physiology, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece The use of omalizumab in the treatment of nasal polyps Simon Kitchen, Alasdair Edge, Rob Smith, Mike Murphy, Hazel Pinheiro, Marc van der Schee Owlstone Medical Ltd., Cambridge, UK ReCIVA: Reliable Collection of VOC Biomarkers in Breath Biopsy Samples 10

11 Sunday, April 30, ROMAIN POWELS KEYNOTE LECTURE Allen Kaplan Revaz Sepiashvili Rudolf Valenta Giorgio Walter Canonica University of Genoa, IRCCS AOU San Martino-IST, Genoa, Italy A critical appraisal on biologics in severe asthma Sunday, April 30, Moderator: KEYNOTE LECTURE Sami Bahna Walter Canonica Stanley Fineman Allen P. Kaplan Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, S.C. USA Omalizumab: Mechanisms of efficacy in asthma and urticaria 11

12 Sunday, April 30, PLENARY SESSION Chairmen: Sami Bahna Stanley Fineman Walter Canonica Rudolf Valenta Giorgio Walter Canonica University of Genoa, IRCCS AOU San Martino-IST, Genoa, Italy Adherence to treatment in allergy & respiratory disease: Still far to be reached? Bryan L. Martin The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, USA ACOS and COPD in the Allergist s Office Sami Bahna Allergy & Immunology Section, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, USA The respiratory tract as a route for food allergens Stanley Fineman Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA; Atlanta Allergy and Asthma Clinic, Marietta, GA, USA Food allergy: What's on the horizon for treatment? Rudolf Valenta Department of Pathophysiology, Vienna General Hospital, Vienna, Austria Clinical results obtained with the recombinant grass pollen allergy vaccine BM32 Dana V. Wallace Florida Center for Allergy and Asthma Care, Fort Lauderdale, USA Diagnosing penicillin and cephalosporin allergy Sunday, April 30, PLENARY SESSION Chairmen: Tinatin Chikovani Winfried Pickl Bogdan Petrunov Elias Toubi Winfried Pickl Institute of Immunology, Medical University of Vienna, Austria Importance of regulatory T cells for prevention and therapy of allergy Bogdan Petrunov National Center of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, Department of Immunology and Allergology, Sofia, Bulgaria Probiotics and allergy Elias Toubi Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Haifa, Israel; Ruth & Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Haifa, Israel Killer B cells: Players in the field of immune regulation Roman Khanferyan Federal Research Center of Nutrition and Biotechnology, Moscow, Russia Cytokines/chemokines and growth factors synthesis in endurance sport Yulia Dorofeeva Department of Pathophysiology, Vienna General Hospital, Vienna, Austria Clinical cases revealed with micro-arrayed allergen molecules 12

13 Sunday, April 30, PLENARY SESSION Chairmen: Tinatin Chikovani Sergey Deyev S.M. Deyev M.M. Shemyakin and Yu. A. Ovchinnikov Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Moscow, Russia Immunophysiology of cancer. An overview of new generation of visualizing and cytotoxic agents Tinatin Chikovani Immunology Department, Tbilisi State Medical University, Tbilisi, Georgia Changes in T cell immunity after treatment with radiofrequency ablation in liver cancer Nunu Mitskevich 1, Tamar Tsertsvadze 1, Kakha Mchedlishvili 1, Georgi Guruli 2 1 Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Tbilisi, Georgia; 2 Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA Epigenetic induction of adaptive immune response and immunomodulation in mouse prostate cancer model Sunday, April 30, PLENARY SESSION Chairmen: Raffaela Campana Nunu Mitskevich Todor Popov Todor A. Popov Clinical Centre of Allergology, Medical University, Sofia, Bulgaria How far down the airways does the response to inflammatory triggers reach? Raffaela Campana Department of Pathophysiology, Vienna General Hospital, Vienna, Austria Immune responses in non-allergic subjects vaccinated with recombinant hypoallergenic fragments of the major birch pollen allergen, Bet v 1 Yulia Dorofeeva Department of Pathophysiology, Vienna General Hospital, Vienna, Austria Expression and characterization of a recombinant wild-type-like version of the major Parietaria allergen, Par j 2 Raffaela Campana Department of Pathophysiology, Vienna General Hospital, Vienna, Austria Immunotherapy with the recombinant B cell epitope-derived grass pollen allergy vaccine BM32 induces long-term protection Akio Mori 1, Satoshi Kouyama 1, Miyako Yamaguchi 1, Akemi Ohtomo-Abe 1, Yuto Nakamura 1, Yasuhiro Tomita 1, Yuto Hamada 1, Yosuke Kamide 1, Hiroaki Hayashi 1, Kentaro Watai 1, Chihiro Mitsui 1, Kiyoshi Sekiya 1, Takahiro Tsuburai 1, Yuma Fukutomi 1, Masami Taniguchi 1, Takayuki Ohtomo 2, and Osamu Kaminuma 3 1 National Hospital Organization, Sagamihara National Hospital, Clinical Research Center, Sagamihara, Japan, 2 Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Science, Tokyo, Japan, 3 The Center for Life Science Research, University of Yamanashi, Chuo, Japan T cell-induced bronchoconstriction in mice and human 13

14 Sunday, April 30, POSTER SESSION Lala Alakhverdieva Roman Khanferyan Nunu Mitskevich Akanksha Sharma, Niharika Sharma, Prem L Bhalla and Mohan B Singh Plant Molecular Biology and Biotechnology Laboratory, Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia Comparative genomics of grass pollen allergens N.A. Ryabchikova 1, L.V. Bez 1, L.A. Chigaleichik 2, E.V. Damyanovich 2, B.Kh. Bazyan 2 1 M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University; 2 Research Center of Neurology, Moscow, Russia Saccadic eyes movements in patients with Parkinson's disease untreated V.I. Gagarin, N.G. Dmitrieva, L.N. Burnashova Yakutsk Medical College, Yakutsk, Russia Diabetes mellitus in ecologically unfavourable regions of Republic Sakha (Yakuthia) Enrique Javier Soto Hurtado 1, Maria Jesus Gutiérrez Fernández 2, Javier Castro Rodriguez 2, Patricia Gutiérrez Castaño 1, María del Pilar Pérez Soriano 1, M. Zaragoza Rascón 3, J.M. González-Miret 3 1 Neumology Service, Hospital Regional Universitario de Málaga, Málaga, Spain; 2 Microbiology Department, Laboratory Service, AGS Serrania de Málaga, Ronda, Málaga, Spain; 3 Pharmacy Service, AGS Serrania de Málaga, Ronda, Málaga, Spain Methicilin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates collected from Chronic Pulmonary Obstructive Disease patients with respiratory infection: prevalence and associated factors to infection Enrique Javier Soto Hurtado, Marcos García Rueda, Francisco Páez Codeso, Julio Torres Jiménez, Jose Luís de la Cruz Rios Neumology Service, Hospital Regional Universitario de Málaga, Málaga, Spain Health related quality of life in smoking patients with mild chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (GOLD 1 stage) Enrique Javier Soto Hurtado 1, Maria Jesus Gutiérrez Fernández 2, Javier Castro Rodriguez 2, M. Zaragoza Rascón 3, J.M. González-Miret 3 1 Neumology Service, Hospital Regional Universitario de Málaga, Málaga, Spain; 2 Microbiology Department, Laboratory Service, AGS Serrania de Málaga, Ronda, Málaga, Spain; 3 Pharmacy Service, AGS Serrania de Málaga, Ronda, Málaga, Spain Lower respiratory tract infections and espectrum betalactamase resistant microorganisms Enrique Javier Soto Hurtado 1, Maria Jesus Gutiérrez Fernández 2, Javier Castro Rodríguez 2, M. Zaragoza Rascón 3, J.M. González-Miret 3 1 Neumology Service. Hospital Regional Universitario de Málaga, Málaga, Spain; 2 Microbiology Department, Laboratory Service, AGS Serrania de Málaga, Ronda, Málaga, Spain; 3 Pharmacy Service, AGS Serrania de Málaga, Ronda, Málaga, Spain Antimicrobial consumption and antibacterial resistance profile in isolates from patients with Respiratory infections in Intensive Care Unit. Are there parallel changes? Djoufack N Doriane 1, Okomo Assoumou 2, Guiedem Elise 3, Mesembe M 3, Eyoh A 3, Lyonga E 3, George M. Ikomey 3 1 Catholic University of Central Africa; 2,3 University of Yaounde I, Cameroun Faculty of Medecine and Biomedical Sciences Role of T lymphocytes, Interleukine 6 and some risk factors in patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary disease in Yaounde, Cameroun 14

15 X WORLD ASTHMA, ALLERGY & COPD FORUM New York, USA April 28 May 1, 2017 Monday, May 1, WAO PRESIDENTIAL LECTURE Manana Chikhladze Lanny Rosenwasser Mario Sánchez Borges The Allergy and Immunology Department, Centro MédicoDocente La Trinidad and Clínica El Avila, Caracas, Venezuela Clinical and laboratory markers in patients with chronic spontaneous urticaria Monday, May 1, LEONARD NOON AND JOHN FREEMAN KEYNOTE LECTURE Ignacio Ansotegui Mario Sánchez Borges Revaz Sepiashvili Lanny Rosenwasser Missouri Endowed Chair in Pediatric Immunology Research, Allergy-Immunology Division, Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, USA Severe asthma: Use of biotherapeutics Monday, May 1, ALAIN DE WECK KEYNOTE LECTURE Bryan Martin Mario Sánchez Borges Ignacio J. Ansotegui Department of Allergy & Immunology, Hospital Quirón Bizkaia, Erandio, Spain The allergy epidemic. Where we are? 15

16 Monday, May 1, PLENARY SESSION Chairmen: Ignacio Ansotegui Gennaro D Amato Manana Chikhladze Lanny Rosenwasser Lanny J. Rosenwasser University of Missouri, Kansas City School of Medicine, USA Obesity and asthma: Cytokines and adipokines Gennaro D'Amato Division of Respiratory and Allergic Diseases, Department of Chest Diseases High Speciality A. Cardarelli Hospital, Napoli Italy Thunderstorm-related asthma attacks Ignacio J. Ansotegui Department of Allergy & Immunology, Hospital Quirón Bizkaia, Erandio, Spain Update on allergy diagnosis Kamal Maurice Hanna Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt Angioedema: Enigmatic cases Elias Toubi Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Haifa, Israel; Ruth & Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Haifa, Israel Episodes of urticaria during seasonal bronchial asthma Gennaro D'Amato Division of Respiratory and Allergic Diseases, Department of Chest Diseases High Speciality A. Cardarelli Hospital, Napoli Italy Climate change, air pollution and atopic respiratory diseases Monday, May 1, SYMPOSIUM: PROMOTING ASTHMA SELF MANAGEMENT: STRATEGIES TO IMPROVE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ATTITUDES Chair: Mary Cataletto Mary Cataletto SUNY at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York, USA Shared goals and shared responsibilities Margaret J. McCormick Towson University, Towson, MD, USA Preparing the workforce for the Changing Practice Environment Anne Little Asthma Coalition of Long Island, American Lung Association of the Northeast, Hauppauge, NY, USA Creating sustainable community programs Claudia Guglielmo Asthma Coalition of Queens, American Lung Association of the Northeast, Hauppauge, NY, USA Developing effective patient education materials Shahidul Islam Winthrop University Hospital, Department of Family, Population and Preventive Medicine, SUNY at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY, USA Overview of biostatistics in health outcomes research Panel Discussion / Questions and Answers 16

17 X WORLD ASTHMA, ALLERGY & COPD FORUM New York, USA April 28 May 1, 2017 Monday, May 1, CLOSING CEREMONY. HANDLING OF AWARDS TO THE AUTHORS OF BEST POSTER PRESENTATIONS Revaz Sepiashvili Congress President, Program Committee Co-Chairman President, World Immunopathology Organization Allen Kaplan Program Committee Co-Chairman JOIN US IN TBILISI 2017, MOSCOW 2017, DUBAI 2018, AND BARCELONA 2018! June 28 July 1, 2017 Tbilisi, Georgia V EUROPEAN CONGRESS ON ASTHMA & COPD October 5 8, 2017 Moscow, Russia XI WORLD CONGRESS ON COPD, ASTHMA & IMMUNOPATHOLOGY February 2 5, 2018 Dubai, UAE XII WORLD CONGRESS ON COPD, ASTHMA & RESPIRATORY ALLERGY April 20 23, 2018 Barcelona, Spain XI WORLD ASTHMA, ALLERGY & COPD FORUM Congress Secretariat Fax World Immunopathology Organization (7-495) (7-495) info@wipocis.org (Registration, Accommodation, Tours etc.) wipocis@mail.ru (Abstract Submission, Scientific Program) 17

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