2018 JOINT CONGRESS OF THE ASIA PACIFIC ASSOCIATION OF ALLERGY, ASTHMA & CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY / ASIA PACIFIC ASSOCIATION OF PEDIATRIC ALLERGY, RESPIROLOGY & IMMUNOLOGY
Centara Grand Hotel & Convention CenterBANGKOK, THAILAND Visit the Venue to read more
The Asia Pacific Association of Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Immunology (APAAACI), the Asia Pacific Association of Pediatric Allergy Respirology& Immunology (APAPARI) and the Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Association of Thailand (AAIAT) cordially invite you to attend its flagship event titled the Joint Congress ofthe Asia Pacific Association of Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Immunology & the Asia Pacific Association of Pediatric Allergy Respirologyand Immunology (APAAACI and APAPARI 2018)to be held from 11-14 October, 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand.
Allergic diseases and asthma comprise a major health burden in the region with increasing morbidity and mortality. The theme of APAAACI and APAPARI 2018 is Novel Therapies, Prevention and IntegratedAction: Towards Improved Patient Care. With an outstanding scientific program and key experts from the region and around the world, APAAACI and APAPARI 2018 will provide a forum for the most useful combination of latest advances in research, review of current theory and practice, hands-on and problem-based learning. The congress is expected to gather over 2,000 clinicians, researchers, experts and health care providers in allergy, asthma and immunology from the Asia Pacific region and around the world. In addition to being an excellent forum for sharing of scientific and clinical information it will also provide a unique opportunity to interact with key opinion leaders, colleagues and juniors working in the field of allergy, asthma and immunology in the region and beyond-leading to increased collaboration,innovation,advocacy, improved patient care and preventative strategies.
Centrally located in the Asia Pacific region, Bangkok is one of the world’s top 10 most visited cities, blessed not only with the best meeting facilities but also with cultural, historical and indigenous, attractions, varied shopping opportunities, etc. We are confident that you will have a memorable time and enjoy your stay in Bangkok besides the scientific experience.
We look forward to welcoming you to participate in this prestigious event. It is only with your contribution that we can ensure the success of the Joint Congress of APAAACI and APAPARI 2018.
Prof. Francis Thien, MD
Prof. Ruby Pawankar, MD, PhD
Prof. Gary WK. Wong, MD
Prof. TF. Leung, MD
Secretary General, APAPARI
Prof. Hugh A. Sampson, M.D.
Dean for Translational Biomedical Sciences,
Kurt Hirschhorn Professor of Pediatrics; Director, Jaffe Food Allergy Institute;
The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA.
Prof. Phillip Lieberman, M.D.
Divisions of Allergy and Immunology, Departments of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Memphis, TN, USA.
Prof. Robert F. Lemanske, Jr., M.D.
Head of the Division of Pediatric Allergy, Immunology, and Rheumatology
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI, USA.
Prof. David B. Peden (USA)
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Interim Director, Institute for the Environment
Andrews Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics; Director, Center for Environmental Medicine, Asthma and Lung Biology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, USA.
Assoc. Prof. Supinda Bunyavanich, M.D.
Department of Pediatrics & Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences,
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA.
Group registrations not allowed
Accompanying persons not allowed
We don’t accept Online Abstracts
Novotel Bangkok on Siam Square
Novotel Bangkok on Siam Square is an ideally located 4-star hotel in the heart of Siam Square. Just footsteps away from Siam BTS Skytrain Station, the hotel is perfectly located for leisure, shopping, entertainment and business. All guests can also appreciate the outdoor pool, spa, gym and 3 restaurants. Restaurants include: The Square, an international buffet restaurant, Lok Wah Hin, a traditional Chinese restaurant and Gourmet Bar.
Abstract submission deadline 2018-06-30
Joint Congress of Asia Pacific Association of Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Immunology (APAAACI) and Asia Pacific Association of Pediatric Allergy, Respirology& Immunology (APAPARI) 2018 will be held on 11 – 14 October 2018 at the Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld. The theme of the Congress is “Novel Therapies, Prevention and Integrated Action: Towards Improved Patient Care” and with this theme in mind the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) aims to create a platform for the exchange and progress of knowledge on allergy, asthma, and clinical immunology in this region. Hence, the Joint Congress of APAAACI and APAPARI 2018 Scientific Committee now wishes to invite abstracts for oral and poster presentations.
Please carefully read the Abstract Guideline below before submitting an abstract. Abstracts can only be submitted electronically through official Congress website. Abstract sent by post, fax or email WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
Open for abstract submission: 16 January 2018
Closing Date: 30 June 2018
Acceptance Notification: 16 July 2018
Accepted abstracts will be presented in either thematic Poster Sessions or Oral Abstract Sessions presented on 11–14 October 2018.
Authors of abstracts accepted for presentation MUST be registered delegates and be responsible for all expenses incurred in the production of their presentations, travel and accommodation during the Conference.
It is the author’s responsibility to submit a correctly edited and accurate abstract. Any errors in spelling, grammar or scientific fact will be reproduced as typed by the author. Abstracts will be rejected if they contain no data or if the English is unacceptable. All Presenting Authors will receive, closer to the Congress, detailed presentation guidelines when their abstract/s has/have been accepted.
Acknowledgement of the receipt of abstract submission will be sent to the Presenting Author’s email address immediately upon submission. Abstract accepted/rejection letter will be sent, latest by 16 July 2018 once the decision is made. The Presenting Author will receive all correspondence regarding the abstract status, presentation type, date and time, via the email that is provided in the abstract submission.
Basic immunology and allergy research
Environment and allergy.
Food allergy, OFC and OIT
Allergic rhinitis and immunotherapy
Allergic eye disease
The abstract must be written and presented in English.
Abstracts must contain original data and meet international ethical standards.
Case reports that include findings that are significant and have applied appropriate statistical and analytical methods will be considered.
Previously published and presented abstracts can be submitted, but will not be published in the web pages of the Congress.
A maximum of 300 words is allowed for the abstract text.
The abstract title must be in sentence case with no full stop at the end and no underlining.
Tables and graphs should not be included in the abstract.
References (maximum of 2) can be included in the body of the text.
The abstract title and the author(s) or names of institutions are not to be included in the abstract text.
Standard abbreviations may be employed in the text. Place special or unusual abbreviations in parentheses after the full wording at the first time the full wording appears in the body of the text.
Non-proprietary (generic) names of drugs, written in lower case, are required at the first mention of a drug.
Trade names are not allowed.
Structure of the Abstract
In order to make the abstract as informative as possible, please provide:
a brief statement of the purpose of the study
the method used
the result observed
the conclusions based upon the results
It is inadequate to state “The results will be discussed” or “The data will be presented”.
We kindly ask you to subtitle the paragraphs in bold format in the following order: Background, Method, Results, and Conclusions.
Background: A statement of purpose of the study (preferably one sentence).
Methods: A brief statement of the methods used. For abstracts reporting clinical research, a sentence or phrase presenting the most important selection criteria for subjects should be included.
Results: A summary of the results presented in sufficient detail with statistical analysis to support the conclusions.
Conclusions: A statement of the conclusions reached. It is not satisfactory to state, “the results will be discussed,” or “other data will be presented,” etc.
Affiliations should include department, institute, town and country. Where there are multiple affiliations, each should be listed as a separate paragraph. Each institute should appear in the order used against the author names and show the appropriate superscript number, e.g.:
1 Department, University, Town, State, Zip code, Malaysia
2 University, Town, State, Postcode, Malaysia
3 Company, Town, State, Malaysia, Postcode
** Please note! If affiliations are not listed as above you will not be published! **
Consent to Publish
Should your abstract contain identifiable information about a patient, we ask all consent is received before submitting your abstract. Please check the box if you have received consent to publish or if you do not need consent to publish.
Changes to abstracts are accepted only until the submission deadline by using the abstract submission website. After 30 June 2018, no changes or revisions will be allowed.
Notification of Acceptance
Notification of acceptance/rejection will be emailed by 16 July 2018. The Presenting Author will receive all correspondence regarding the abstract status, presentation type, date and time, via the email that is provided in the abstract submission.
Publication of Abstracts
Accepted Abstract Authors will have their abstract published online at the official Congress website
Attendance of Presenters
Joint Congress of APAAACI and APAPARI cannot guarantee that Presenting Authors who do not show up during the session will be accepted for abstract presentations at future meetings.
Registration and Payment
The Presenting Author must register for the Congress as delegate and pay the fee before 31 July 2018. Abstracts will be automatically withdrawn if the Presenting Author is not registered.
The Presenting Author of an accepted abstract is allowed to register with Early Bird Fee until 31 July 2018
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Industry Liaison & Sales Associate
Tel: +662 748 7881 #116
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