Assembly Symposium (scheduled as of Oct. 15, 2021 JST/UTC+9)

 

1.       Clinical Respiratory Medicine                 Virtual LIVE: November 20 (Sat) 8:30 - 10:00      [On-demand]

Haemoptysis with radiological clinical correlation

Chairs:      Dushantha Madegedara (National Hospital, Kandy, Sri Lanka)

                 Naozumi Hashimoto (Nagoya University, Japan)

[Educational Lecture]

gManagement of persistent air leak in pneumothoraxh or on gindwelling pleural catheter management in malignant pleural effusionh

Rajesh Thomas (Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital and University of Western Australia, Australia)

[Symposium]

1)     Pathophysiological basis of Haemoptysis

Koji Sakamoto (Nagoya University, Japan)

2)     How to investigate patient with Haemoptysis

Dushantha Madegedara (National Hospital, Sri Lanka)

3)     Radiological investigations in Haemoptysis

Bhavin Jankharia (Picture This, Mumbai, India)@

 

2.      Cell and Molecular Biology                     Virtual LIVE: November 20 (Sat) 10:10 - 11:40    [On-demand]

Hot topics in respiratory research

Chairs:      Hidenori Kage (The University of Tokyo, Japan)

         Takuji Suzuki (Chiba University, Japan)

[Educational Lecture]

TBA

Akihisa Mitani (The University of Tokyo Hospital, Japan)

[Symposium]

1)     Cell type- and region-specific mucin and CFTR expression in the airway

Kenichi Okuda (Cystic Fibrosis/Pulmonary Research and Treatment Center and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA)

2)     Role of p300 in the cigarette smoke-induced impaired immune response in macrophages

Chul-Gyu Yoo (College of Medicine, Seoul National University, South Korea)

3)     Novel targets to treat lung cancer

Masanori Kawakami (The University of Tokyo, Japan)

 

3.      Clinical Allergy & Immunology                 Virtual LIVE: November 20 (Sat) 15:10 - 16:40    [On-demand]

Current Topics in Asthma

Chairs:      Janet Rimmer (Sydney Allergy Clinic, Australia)

                 Takashi Iwanaga (Kindai University Hospital, Japan)

[Educational Lecture]

Difficult to treat and severe asthma in adults

Takashi Iwanaga (Kindai University Hospital, Japan)

[Symposium]

1)     Severe T2-high asthma in the biologics era

Ian Pavord (University of Oxford, Oxford, UK)

2)     Asthma and covid-19 mortality

Christine Jenkins (The George Institute for Global Health, Australia)

3)     ILC2 regulatory network and asthma

Koichi Fukunaga (Keio University School of Medicine, Japan)

 

4.      Environmental & Occupational Health and Epidemiology

Virtual LIVE: November 20 (Sat) 8:30 - 10:00              [On-demand]

Emerging occupational and environmental interstitial lung diseases

Chairs:      Woo Jin Kim (Kangwon National University, Korea)

                Kazuhiro Yatera (University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan)

[Educational Lecture]

Air pollution and respiratory diseases

Kazuhiro Yatera (University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan)

[Symposium]

1)     Silicosis, a re-emerging occupational ILD

Deborah H Yates (University of NSW, Sydney, Australia)

2)     humidifier disinfectant related lung diseases

Jun-Pyo Myong (Seoul St. Mary's Hospital,College of Medicine, the Catholic University of Korea, South Korea)

3)     Recent advances in occupational and environmental ILD

Yasuo Morimoto (University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan)

 

5.      Respiratory Infections (non-tuberculous)

Virtual LIVE: November 20 (Sat) 10:10 - 11:40             [On-demand]

Novel approaches on treatment of respiratory infectious disease

Chairs:      Chieh Liang Wu (Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan)

                 Masaki Fujita (Fukuoka University Hospital, Japan)

[Educational Lecture]

Management of Influenza related critical patients

Shih-Chi Ku (National Taiwan University Hospital, Taiwan)

[Symposium]

1)     Cell-based therapy on infectious disease-mechanism and efficacy

Jae Woo Lee (University of California, San Francisco, USA)

2)     Vaccine/antibody development against bacteria infection

Hiroshi Kido (Tokushima University, Institute of Advanced Medical Sciences, Japan)

3)     Balancing inflammation and immune function against infectious disease

Takuro Sakagami (Kumamoto University, Japan)

 

6.      Tuberculosis                                           Virtual LIVE: November 20 (Sat) 15:10 - 16:40    [On-demand]

Artificial Intelligence in TB Diagnostics

Chairs:      Charles Y. Yu (De La Salle Medical and Health Sciences Institute, Philippines)

                 Jennifer Ann M. Wi (Philippine Coalition Against TB ( PhilCAT) , Philippines)

 

[Educational Lecture]

Message to TB clinicians.

Evidence and techniques for proper sampling to ensure bacteriological TB confirmation for the treatment based on drug susceptibility test results

Jin Takasaki (National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Japan)

[Symposium]

1)     Should This be part of Screening?

Jacobs H Creswell (Stop TB Partnership, Switzerland)

2)     TBA

Seiya Kato (Research Institute of Tuberculosis, Japan)

3)     TBA

Zhi Zhen Qin (Stop TB Partnership / United Nations Office for Project Services, Switzerland)

 

7.      Respiratory Neurobiology and Sleep       Virtual LIVE: November 21 (Sun) 9:00 - 10:30      [On-demand]

Alternative treatments for obstructive sleep apnea

Chairs:      Danny J. Eckert (College of Medicine and Public Health, Flinders University, Australia)

Yoshitaka Oku (Hyogo College of Medicine)

[Educational Lecture]

Respiratory control during sleep – from bench to bedside

Tomomasa Tuboi (JRS)

[Symposium]

1)     Hypoglossal nerve stimulation

Motoo Yamauchi (Nara Medical University)

2)     Nasal airway stent

Makoto Satoh (University of Tsukuba, Moriya Keiyu Hospital, Japan)

3)     Pharmacological interventions for obstructive sleep apnea

Danny J. Eckert (College of Medicine and Public Health, Flinders University, Australia)

 

8.      Critical Care Medicine                                 Virtual LIVE: November 21 (Sun) 9:00 - 10:30      [On-demand]

Critical Illness in Cancer Patients

Chairs:      Rex Chin-Wei Yung (IONIQ Sciences Inc and Johns Hopkins University, USA ( retired ))

                 Akihiko Gemma (Nippon Medical School, Japan)

[Educational Lecture]

Presentation and outcome of sepsis and respiratory failure in (lung) cancer patients: should they be evaluated and managed differently

Kyoichi Kaira (Saitama Medical university, International Medical Center, Japan)

[Symposium]

1)     Overview

Rex Chin-Wei Yung (IONIQ Sciences Inc, USA, Johns Hopkins University, USA ( retired ))

2)     Clinical Question 1: Clinical problems in the treatment for advanced lung cancer with interstitial pneumonia: focusing on the pulmonary toxicity of cytotoxic anticancer agents and immune checkpoint inhibitors

Motoyasu Kato (Juntendo University Graduate School of Medicine)

3)     Clinical Question 2: Manifestation and management of toxicities of target therapy in cancer patients with critical illness

Jia-Yih Feng (Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan)

4)     Summary

Akihiko Gemma (Nippon Medical School, Japan)

 

9.      Bronchoscopy and Interventional Techniques

Virtual LIVE: November 21 (Sun) 9:00 - 10:30              [On-demand]

Mediastinal staging – state of the art in the era of lung ablation

Chairs:      Phan Nguyen (Royal Adelaide Hospital, Australia)

                 Fumihiro Asano (Gifu Prefectural General Medical Center, Japan)

[Educational Lecture]

EBUS

Takahiro Nakajima (Dokkyo Medical University, Japan)

[Symposium]

1)     Bronchoscopic lung cancer ablation – are we ready for prime time?

Kazuhiro Yasufuku (Toronto General Hospital, UHN, University of Tronto, Canada)

2)     EBUS-TBNA and EUS-B-FNA: From staging to re-biopsy in Lung cancer

Chih-Yen Tu (China Medical University Hospital, Taiwan)

3)     EBUS staging – how to improve reach and yield

Masahide Oki (National Hospital Organization Nagoya Medical Center, Japan)

 

10.    Paediatric Lung Disease                             Virtual LIVE: November 21 (Sun) 12:40 - 14:10    [On-demand]

Paediatric Respiratory Potpourri

Chairs:      Jessie de Bruyne (UM Specialist Centre, University of Malaysia Medical Centre, Malaysia)

                 Shigemi Yoshihara (Department of Pediatrics, Dokkyo Medical University, Japan)

[Educational Lecture]

Management of Obstructive Sleep apnea in children beyond adenotonsillectomy

Shigemi Yoshihara (Department of Pediatrics, Dokkyo Medical University, Japan)

[Symposium]

1)     Overview of Cystic Fibrosis management in children

Jessie de Bruyne  (Assembly Head, UM Specialist Centre, University of Malaysia Medical Centre, Malaysia)

2)     Running a Respiratory Service in the light of COVID

Teoh Oon Hoe (KK Womenfs and Childrenfs Hospital, Singapore)

3)     Advances in management of Bronchiolitis obliterans in children

Shigemi Yoshihara (Dokkyo Medical University, Japan)

 

11.    Respiratory Structure and Function          Virtual LIVE: November 21 (Sun) 12:40 - 14:10    [On-demand]

Physiological assessment of airway by oscillometry

Chairs:      Gregory G King (Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, Australia)

                 Hajime Kurosawa (Tohoku University, Japan)

[Educational Lecture]

Lung and chest wall mechanics

Troy J Cross (The University of Sydney, Australia)

[Symposium]

1)     Overview and perspective

David A. Kaminsky (University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine, USA)

2)     Clinical application in asthma

Gregory G King (Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, Australia)

3)     Clinical application in COPD

Toshihiro Shirai (Shizuoka General Hospital, Japan)

 

12.    Interstitial Lung Disease                            Virtual LIVE: November 21 (Sun) 12:40 - 14:10    [On-demand]

Beyond current treatment of IPF

Chair:        Arata Azuma (Nippon Medical School, Japan)

                 Takafumi Suda (Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Japan)

[Educational Lecture]

Current anti-fibrotic treatment of IPF, real-world

Arata Azuma (Nippon Medical School, Japan)

[Symposium]

1)     New pharmacologic agents for treatment of IPF

Martin Kolb (McMaster University, Canada)

2)     Current treatment of  IPF: Unsolved Issues and future directions

Moo Suk Park (Yonsei University College of Medicine, Severance Hospital, Republic of Korea)

3)     Anti-fibrotic treatment of PF-ILD beyond IPF

Takafumi Suda (Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Japan)

 

13.    COPD                                                               Virtual LIVE: November 21 (Sun) 16:20 - 17:50    [On-demand]

Precision medicine in COPD

Chairs:      Chin Kook Rhee (Seoul St. Mary's Hospital, The Catholic University of Korea, South Korea)

                 Kazuto Matsunaga (Yamaguchi University, Japan)

[Educational Lecture]

No more waiting for COPD patients

Kazuto Matsunaga (Yamaguchi University, Japan)

[Symposium]

1)     Early and Pre-COPD

Bartolome Celli (Harvard Medical School, USA)

2)     Identification of COPD exacerbation prone

Diahn-Warng Perng (Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan)

3)     Factors associated with clinical course of COPD

Masaru Suzuki (Hokkaido University, Japan)

 

14.    Lung Cancer                                                   Virtual LIVE: November 21 (Sun) 16:20 - 17:50    [On-demand]

Advances in lung cancer in the Asia Pacific: Overcoming Resistance in NSCLC

Chairs:      Kwun M Fong (University of Queensland Thoracic Research Centre, The Prince Charles Hospital)

                 Sita Andarini (Universitas Indonesia Jakarta)

[Educational Lecture]

Targeted lung cancer screening

Jin-Yuan Shih (National Taiwan University Hospital, Taiwan)

[Symposium]

1)     The evolution of lung cancer

Kwun M Fong (University of Queensland Thoracic Research Centre, The Prince Charles Hospital, Japan)

2)     Lung cancer treatment landscape in Asia: overcoming resistance

Koichi Hagiwara (Jichi Medical University, Japan)

3)     Immunotherapy and beyond for NSCLC

Terufumi Kato (Kanagawa Cancer Center, Japan)

 

15.    Pulmonary Circulation                                 Virtual LIVE: November 21 (Sun) 16:20 - 17:50    [On-demand]

Topics of hypoxia induced pulmonary hypertension

Chairs:      Silvia Ulrich (University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland)

                 Masayuki Hanaoka (Shinshu University School of Medicine, Japan)

[Educational Lecture]

Hypoxic pulmonary vasoconstriction

Yoshiteru Morio (Tokyo National Hospital, Japan)

[Symposium]

1)     Hypoxia and pulmonary hypertension

Silvia Ulrich (University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland)

2)     High Altitude Pulmonary Hypertension (HAPH)

Talant Sooronbaev (Kyrgyz-Swiss High Altitude Medical and Research Center, Kyrgyz Republic)

3)     Experimental and clinical approach for pulmonary hypertension due to lung disease

Masayuki Hanaoka (Shinshu University School of Medicine, Japan)

 

16.    Asthma                                                             Virtual LIVE: November 21 (Sun) 16:20 - 17:50    [On-demand]

Biologics for the management of asthma

Chairs:      Kang-Yun Lee (Taipei Medical University, Taiwan)

                 Jun Miyata (National Defense Medical College, Japan.)

[Educational Lecture]

TBA

Nobuaki Miyahara (Okayama University Academic Field of Health Sciences, Japan)

[Symposium]

1)     New Targeted Pathology and Targeted Therapies in Asthma

James G. Martin (McGill University, Canada)

2)     Diverse phenotypes and selection of the biologics in asthma

Hae-Sim Park (Ajou University Medical Center, Korea)

3)     Predictive and Response Biomarkers for Biologics in Asthma

Norihiro Harada (Juntendo University, Japan)