On behalf of the Organizing Committee of the Georgian Respiratory Association 5th International Congress, we would like to extend our warmest welcome to you all, to participate in this international event, which will be held in Sheraton Batumi Hotel, Batumi, Georgia, on 23-25June, 2016.
This is 5th congress of the Georgian Respiratory Association, organizing with collaboration of the Government of Ajara Autonomous Republic, Tbilisi State Medical University, EVEX Medical Corporation, Georgian International Medical and Public Health Association(GIMPHA).
Georgian Respiratory Association with about 1000 members representing various disciplines of respiratory medicine together with world-renowned experts from Europe, America and Asia make this gathering a unique scientific event not only in Georgia but also in the region.
The Scientific Committee is planning a very comprehensive program catering for all specialties of respiratory medicine that will deliver state of the art lectures, update presentations, postgraduate courses, and abstract presentations. The program covers all fields related to respiratory medicine including Asthma and Allergy, RespiratoryCritical Care Medicine, Lung Cancer, Pulmonary Infections, Thoracic Imaging, Thoracic Surgery, Thoracic Oncology, Rare Lung Diseases, COPD, Interventional Bronchoscopy, and Pediatric Pulmonology.
The pharmaceutical industry is also committed in their support of our congress that will host a large exhibit area and many opportunities to share their products and current information with the attendees.
Like previous years, the Congress Organizing Committee is working hard to make this event a stimulating occasion both scientifically and socially. Undoubtedly, it will be a great opportunity to see other colleagues and friends and to benefit from the wide spectrum of medical topics to be discussed in this congress.
Besides our extensive scientific meetings, we will have the chance of meeting with friends old and new, with an enjoyable social program. We will meet you in the glamorous city of Batumi, a fast growing beautiful city with many attractions and rich heritage.
Please be prepared to meet the Georgian unique culture, which has evolved over the countrys long history, providing it with a unique national culture and a strong literary tradition based on the Georgian language and alphabet. Please get ready for the excitement and new different life that Georgia and Batumi can offer you. Please be ready for wonderful Georgian food and taste Georgian wine.
For these reasons, we look forward to seeing you in Georgia, so please mark your calendar and plan to join us.
With my best regards,
Scientific committee chair