WASOGBAL 2011 Scientific ProgrammeAnnouncements

WASOGBAL 2011 Scientific Programme

The Scientific Program included the latest developments in BAL, Sarcoidosis and other interstitial lung diseases and provides up-to-date postgraduate education regarding diagnosis and treatment strategies.

Wednesday June 15th 2011

  09.30-17.00 Patient meeting – Coping with a chronic disease
  09.00-10.00 Reception with coffee and tea and Registration NVALT meeting ‘Multidisciplinary management of chronic pulmonary diseases’
  10.00-12.45 Multidisciplinary management of chronic pulmonary diseases (NVALT meeting)
  16.00-17.30 Registration for WASOGBAL 2011 attendees on site
  17.30-19.30 Opening ceremony City Hall Maastricht (Markt 78, Maastricht)

Thursday June 16th 2011

  08.30-10.30 Mechanisms in sarcoidosis: an update
  10.30-11.00 Coffee break and preview posters
  11.00-12.30 Diagnostics in interstitial lung diseases: present and future
  11.00-12.30 Management and prevention in clinical practice: role for e-health?
  12.30-13.30 17th Executive Committee Meeting WASOG  
  12.30-13.30 Lunch break and preview posters
  12.30-13.00 Meet the professor – The clinical utility of BAL cellular analysis in ild: an international consensus statement – Prof. dr. Keith C. Meyer (CV), Wisconsin, USA
  13.00-15.00 B cell depleting therapies, past, present and future concepts
  13.30-14.30 New insights in drug-induced lung diseases
  14.30-15.30 Poster Discussion (sessions A, C, E, G)
  15.00-16.30 Bone sarcoidosis and osteoporosis prevention in sarcoidosis
  15.00-16.30 Oral presentations (abstracts)
  15.30-16.30 Poster Discussion (sessions B, D, F, H)
  16.30-17.00 Coffee break
  17.00-19.00 Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: how should we treat it?

Friday June 17th 2011

  08.30-10.30 Impact of sarcoidosis on patients lives
  09.00-10.30 Cystic Fibrosis: an update
  08.30-10.30 Granulomatous diseases in the eye: risk of intraocular damage and vision loss
  10.30-11.00 Coffee break
  11.00-12.30 Everything you need to know about biologicals
  12.30-13.30 Lunch break and poster viewing
  12.30-13.30 Meeting General Assembly WASOG  
  13.30-15.00 Breathtaking exposures: Role of environmental and occupational exposures in ild
  13.30-15.00 Granulomatous infectious disorders
  15.00-15.20 Coffee break
  15.20-16.00 Honoured Gerry James Lecture: Is sarcoidosis ready for personalized medicine?
Chair: Prof. dr. Lee S. Newman (CV), MD, MA, Denver Colorado, USA
Speaker: Prof. dr. Roland M. du Bois (CV), London, UK.
  16.15-17.15 Panel discussion with world experts: Health and environment
  19.00-23.30 Conference Party with Dinner Buffet
all first authors of the submitted abstracts are invited!
Announcement of the 4 Award Winners

Saturday June 18th 2011

  08.30-10.35 Workshop of endpoints for studies in sarcoidosis
  09.00-10.30 Lung transplantation: where are we now, where are we going to?
  10.30-11.00 Coffee break
  11.00-12.30 Vasculitis and pulmonary hypertension in ild
  12.30-13.30 Lunch break
  12.30-13.15 Sarcoidosis Vasc Diffuse Lung Dis Journal Editorial Board meeting
  13.30-15.00 Closure session

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