Invited Speakers

Confirmed Speakers/Chairs:

   

   

Agostini Carlo (IT)

Full Professor of Internal Medicine and Clinical Immunology &
Head of the Internal Medicine 1 &Rare Immunologic Disease Center
Ca’Foncello Padua University Hospital
Italy

     
 

Antoniou Katerina (GR)

Associate Professor of Respiratory Medicine                                     
Department of Respiratory Medicine, University of Crete 
Greece

     
   

Azuma Arata (JP)

WASOG President
Assistant Professor of Pulmonary Medicine, Nippon Medical School
Japan

     
 

Bajwah Sabrina (UK)

Clinical Senior Lecturer, King’s College London &
Honorary Consultant in Palliative Care
United Kingdom

     
 

Baughman Robert (US)

Professor of Medicine
University of Cincinnati
USA

     
 

        

Bernaudin Jean-François (FR)

Professor emeritus Sorbonne Université Paris
Pneumology Avicenne  Hospital  Bobigny
France 

     
 

Bibaki Eleni (GR)

Respiratory Physician, 
Venizeleio Hospital of Heraklion, Crete
Greece

     
 

Bonella Francesco (DE)

Assistant Professor, Unit for Interstitial and Rare Lung Disease
Department of Pneumology, Ruhrlandklinik University Hospital, Essen
ERS Rare ILD Group (12.04) Chair & ERN-LUNG ILD Core Network Member
Germany

     
 

Bouros Demosthenes (GR)

Medical School, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens
First Academic Department of Pneumonology,
Interstitial Lung Diseases Unit
Hospital for Diseases of the Chest "Sotiria"
Athens, Greece 

     
 

Byrne Adam (UK)
Faculty of Medicine, National Heart & Lung Institute
Lecturer in Chronic Lung Disease
Imperial College London
United Kingdom

 

     
   

Camus Philippe (FR)

Full Professor Pulmonology and Consulting Physician
Université de Bourgogne and University Medical Center at Dijon
France

 

     
 

Castillo Diego (SP)

Consultant in Respiratory Medicine,
Clinical leader of the ILD Unit, Respiratory Department,
Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau
Barcelona, Spain

     
 

Chambers Rachel (UK)

Professor of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology &
Director of the Centre for Inflammation and Tissue Repair (CITR) - Division of Medicine
Vice-Dean Innovation and Enterprise -Faculty of Medical Sciences
University College London 
London, United Kingdom

     
 

Cordeiro Carlos Robalo (PT)

Secretary General of the European Respiratory Society 2016/2019
Full Professor, Coimbra Medical School
Head, Pneumology Department, Coimbra University Hospital 
Coimbra, Portugal

     
 

Costabel Ulrich (DE)

Professor of Medicine,University of Duisburg-Essen &
Senior Consultant in Interstitial and Rare Lung Diseases,Ruhrlandklinik
Essen, Germany

     
 

Cottin Vincent (FR)

Professor of Respiratory Medicine
Coordinator, Reference Center for Rare Pulmonary Diseases
University of Lyon
France

     
 

Crestani Bruno (FR)

Université Paris Diderot,
Hôpital Bichat, Paris,
France

     
   

Culver Daniel (US)

Director of the Interstitial Lung Disease Program
Cleveland Clinic
USA

     
 

Daniil Zoe (GR)

Professor of Respiratory Medicine

Faculty of Medicine, University of Thessaly Respiratory Medicine Department,
University Hospital of Larissa,
Greece

     
 

Dieudé Philippe (FR)

Professor of Rheumatology
Paris Diderot University 
Bichat Claude-Bernard Hospital, APHP, Paris,
France

     
   

Drent Marjolein (NL)

Professor of interstitial lung diseases (ILD), Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology,

Faculty of Heath, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht &
Pulmonologist, ILD Center of Excellence, St. Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein
The Netherlands

     
   

Gaga Mina (GR)

President, European Respiratory Society &
Director, 7th Respiratory Medicine Department,
Athens Chest Hospital “Sotiria”, Athens

Greece

     
   

Glassberg Marilyn (US)

Professor, Vice-Chairman of Medicine for Innovation and Diversity
Department of Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine (UMMSM)
USA

     
 

Grutters Jan (NL)

Professor, Department of Pulmonology
ILD Center of Excellence
St. Antonius Hospital Nieuwegein & University Medical Center Utrecht
The Netherlands

     
 

Günther Andreas (DE)

Full Professor of Internal Medicine & Director of the ILD program
Justus-Liebig University Giessen
& Medical Director of the Lung Clinic Waldhof-Elgershausen
Germany

     
 

Harari Sergio (IT)

Division of Pneumology
San Giuseppe Hospital
Milan, Italy  

     
 

Humbert Marc (FR)

Professor of Respiratory Medicine, South Paris University
Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Paris
Le Kremlin-Bicêtre
France

     
   

Israel-Biet Dominique (FR)

Professor of Chest diseases in University Paris V René Descartes &
Head of the Competence Center for rare pulmonary diseases,
University Georges Pompidou European hospital, Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris
Paris, France

     
 

Jacob Joseph (UK)

Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Career Development Fellow
Department of Respiratory Medicine and Centre for Medical Image Computing
University College London
United Kingdom

 

     
 

Jenkins Gisli (UK)

Professor of Experimental Medicine and Honorary Consultant Physician
University of Nottingham &
Chair British Thoracic Society Science & Research Committee
United Kingdom

     
 

Kokosi Maria (UK)

Consultant in Respiratory Medicine, Interstitial Lung Disease Unit

Royal Brompton Hospital and

Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospital London

UK

     
 

Kolb Martin (CA)

Moran Campbell Chair and Professor in Respiratory Medicine
Director, Division of Respirology, Department of Medicine, McMaster University
Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health, St. Joseph’s Healthcare
Hamilton, Canada 

     
   

Kontakiotis Theodoros (GR)

Professor of Pneumonology, Head of the Pulmonary Department,
Medical School, Faculty of Health, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Greece

     
 

Korbila Ioanna (GR)

Consultant in Respiratory Medicine, 2nd Department of Respiratory Medicine
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Attikon University Hospital, Athens
Greece

     
 

Kouranos Vasileios (UK)

Honorary Consultant Respiratory Physician
Royal Brompton Hospital
London, United Kingdom

     
 

Kreuter Michael (DE)

Professor of Internal Medicine, University of Heidelberg &
Head of the Centre for Interstitial and Rare Lung Diseases, Thoraxklinik,
University of Heidelberg
Germany

     
 

Loukides Stelios (GR)

Ass Professor, Pneumonologist
University of Athens Medical School
2nd Respiratory Dept, Attiko University Hospital 
Greece

     
 

Lower Elyse (US)

Professor of Medicine
University of Cincinnati
USA

     
 

Manali Effrosyni D. (GR)

Assistant Professor, 2nd Pulmonary Medicine Department, Attikon University Hospital, Athens Medical School,
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece,
Chair of the ILD group of the Hellenic Thoracic Society

Greece

     
 

Markopoulou Katerina (GR)

Consultant  Pulmonologist, NHS Pulmonology Department,
G.Papanikolaou Hospital
Greece

     
 

Mitsotaki Alexandra (GR)

Chair of the Greek Cultural Centre in France &

Vice-President of the Constantine Mitsotakis Foundation

Paris-France

     
   

Molina Molina Maria (SP)

ILD Unit, Respiratory Dpt
University Hospital of Bellvitge. IDIBELL
University of Barcelona
Spain

     
 

Molyneaux Phil (UK)

Senior Clinical Lecturer in Interstitial Lung Disease
Imperial College London and Royal Brompton Hospital
United Kingdom

     
   

Mouthon Luc (FR)

Service de Médecine Interne
Hôpital Cochin
France

     
 

Müller-Quernheim Joachim (DE)

Full professor of internal medicine & pneumology
Albert Ludwigs University
Freiburg, Germany

     
   

Nunes Hilario (FR)

 

     
 

Papakosta Despoina (GR)

Professor in Pneumonology-Lung Immunology
Pulmonary Department Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
"G. Papanikolaou Hospital", Thessaloniki
Greece

     
 

Papiris Spyridon (GR)

Professor of Medicine

Head of 2nd Pulmonary Medicine Department, Athens Medical School

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

“Attikon” University Hospital
Greece

 

     
 

Poletti Venerino (IT)

Full Professor of Pulmonary Medicine & Chair
Department of Diseases of the Thorax Ospedale G.B. Morgagni,
Forli, (I) ; Department of Respiratory Diseases & Allergy, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus (DK)

Italy

     
 

Prasse Antje (DE)

Hannover Medical School, Department of Pulmonology
Hannover, Germany

     
   

Raghu Ganesh (US)

Professor of Medicine & Lab Medicine (Adjunct)
Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
University of Washington(UW)

Director, CENTER for Interstitial Lung Disease(ILD), UW Medicine,
ILD, Sarcoid and Pulmonary Fibrosis Program
Co-Director, Scleroderma Clinic, UW Medicine
USA

     
   

Ravaglia Claudia (IT)

Department of Diseases of the Thorax, Pulmonology Unit,
GB Morgagni – L Pierantoni Hospital, Forli
Italy 

     
 

Renzoni Elizabeth (UK)

ILD Unit Royal Brompton Hospital

United Kingdom

     
 

Rojas Mauricio (US)

Associate Professor & Scientific Director
the Simmons Center for Interstitial Lung Diseases
University of Pittsburgh
USA

     
 

Rottoli Paola (IT)

Full Professor of Respiratory Diseases at Siena University and Director of Respiratory Diseases
and Lung Transplant Unit of Siena University Hospital-Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Senese (AOUS)
Siena, Italy

     
   

Schiza Sophia E. (GR)

Associate Professor of Respiratory Medicine
Somnologist Expert in Sleep Medicine
Medical School, University of Crete 
Greece

     
 

Siafakas Nikos (GR)

Emeritus Professor of Thoracic Medicine
University of Crete
Crete, Greece

     
 

Sidiropoulos Prodromos (GR)

Associate Professor of Rheumatology, Faculty of Medicine-University of Crete
Director of Clinical Rheumatology, Clinical Immunology and Allergy
Crete, Greece

     
 

Spagnolo Paolo (IT)

Associate Professor of Respiratory Medicine &
Director of the School of Specialization in Respiratory Medicine
University of Padua
Italy 

     
    Spitzer Ginger (US)
Executive Director, Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research,
Chicago, USA
     
 

Tomassetti Sara (IT)

Pulmonary Physician
Pulmonary Medicine Unit, Thoracic Department
GB Morgagni Hospital
Forlì, Italy

     
 

Tsitoura Eliza (GR)

Post Doctoral Researcher, Laboratory of Molecular and Cellular Pneumonology
Medical School, University of Crete
Greece

     
 

Tzanakis Nikolaos (GR)

Professor in Pneumonology, Medical School University of Crete
Head of the Department of Respiratory Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion
Greece

     
   

Valeyre Dominique (FR)

Professor of Chest diseases in University Paris-Nord
France

     
 

Vancheri Carlo (IT)

Full Professor of Respiratory Medicine
Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine

University of Catania
Italy

     
 

Vasarmidi Eirini (GR)

Residency Training Doctor, 
Department of Respiratory Medicine
University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete
Greece

 

     
   

Vassilakopoulos Theodoros I. (GR)

Professor, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
National & Kapodistrian University of Athens
Director, 3rd Department of Critical Care Medicine
Evgenideion Hospital, Medical School
Adjunct Professor, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada

Greece

     
   

Walsh Simon (UK)

Consultant Radiologist

Kings College Hospital Foundation Trust

United Kingdom

     
 

Weichhart Thomas (AT)

Associate Professor, Medical University of Vienna
Center for Pathobiochemistry and Genetics
Vienna, Austria

     
 

Wells Athol (UK)

Professor of Respiratory Medicine             
Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust

United Kingdom

     
 

Wijsenbeek - Lourens Marlies (NL)

Pulmonary physician,
Erasmus University Medical Centre
Rotterdam, The Netherlands

     
 

Wuyts Wim (BE)

Unit for Interstitial Lung Diseases, Department of Respiratory Medicine
University Hospitals Leuven
Belgium

     
 

Zoras Odysseas (GR)

Rector of the University of Crete
Ufficiale dell’ordine della Stella della Repubblica Italiana
Greece

Important Dates

Congress Dates: June 07th - 9th 2018 

Abstract Submission launch: July 2017 

Registration & Hotel launch: July 2017 

Deadline for abstract submission: April 1st 2018 

Deadline for early registration fee: March 9th 2018 

Deadline for middle registration fee: April 30th 2018 

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