List of Speakers (in alphabetical order)

1. Arets Hubert, MD, PhD
Pediatric pulmonologist, Head of Pulmonary Function Testing (PFT) Laboratory University medical Center Utrecht; Chair ATS/ERS Task force for infant and preschool children pulmonary function testing; Reviewer for Pediatric Pulmonology, European Respiratory Journal, Pediatrics, Primary Care Respiratory Journal, AJRCCM, Utrecht, The Netherlands
2. Arghir Oana, MD, PhD, FCCP Associate Professor of Pneumology, Medicine Faculty Ovidius University of Constanta, Headof Clinical Pneumology 1st Department, Constanta Clinical Pneumophthisiology Hospital, Constanta, Romania
3. Baigenzhin Abai, MD, PhD,Professor, Chairman of the Board of the National Scientific Medical Centre, President of theAssociation of Pulmonologists of Central Asia, Executive Director of Euro-Asian Respiratory Society, Member of the Presidium of the Global Alliance against Chronic Respiratory Diseases under the World Health Organization, Honorary Professor of the academic union in Healthcare & Education Services, Scientific Research, Oxford, UK, Deputy of Astana Maslikhat, Astana, Kazakhstan
4. Andrey Belevsky, MD, PhD President of the Russian Respiratory Society, Chief Pulmonologist of Moscow, Chief of Department of pulmonology of the Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University,Moscow, Russia
5. Bouros Demosthenes, MD, PhD Professor of Pneumonology at the University of Thrace and head of the Department of Pneumonology at the University Hospital of Alexandroupolis, chairman of the Department of Internal Medicine of the University Hospital of Alexandroupolis, chairman of the Department of Internal Medicine of the Democritus University of Thrace, member of the board of the Medical School of the Democritus University of Thrace, the University Hospital of Alexandroupolis, and the National Council of Health (KESY), Athens, Greece
6. Bush Andrew, MD FRCP FRCPCH FERS Professor of Paediatrics and Head of Section (Paediatrics), Imperial College; Professor of Paediatric Respirology, National Heart and Lung Institute; Consultant Paediatric Chest Physician, Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, Non-executive director, Imperial College Academic Health Science Centre, senior investigator in National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), London, United Kingdom
7. Chorostowska Joanna, MD, PhD, DSc Professor, Scientific Director of the National Institute of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases, Head of the Department of Genetics and Clinical Immunology, Head of the Laboratory of Molecular Diagnostics, National Institute of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases, National expert of the European COPD audit, Warsaw, Poland
8. Corlateanu Alexandru, MD, PhD Vice-Dean Of Faculty Medicine, Associate Professor, Department Of Respiratory Medicine,State University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Nicolae Testemitanu”, Chisinau, Moldova ERS National Delegate For Moldova, GOLD National Leader For Moldova, Member Of GINA Assembly For Moldova, Chisinau, Moldova
9. Eichorn Thomas, MD, PhD.Professor, Head of the Department of ENT/Head and Neck Surgery of the Carl-Thiem-Clinics in Cottbus, Cottbus, Germany
10. Ferrer Miquel, MD, PhD, FERS. Professor, Senior Consultant, Respiratory Intermediate Intensive Care Unit, Department of Pneumology, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
11. Mouchet Frederic, MD, PhD Professor, ORL &chirurgien cervico faciale, Hopitale de Toulouse, Toulouse, France
12. Gardiner Quentin, FRCS (Eng.& Edin.), FRCS (ORL) Consultant Rhinologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, Chair of the Intercollegiate Specialty Board in Otolaryngology for the United Kingdom and Ireland, Dundee, United Kingdom
13. Gregori Dario, MA, PhD Head of the Laboratories of Epidemiological Methods and Biostatistics, Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health University of Padova, Regional (European)Representative and Board member of the International Society for Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention (ISCAIP), Principal Investigator, A European Project on Foreign Body Injuries in the Aero-Digestive tract in Children (Susy Safe Project), Padova, Italy
14. Guruli Zurab, MD, PhD President of the Georgian-American Medical and Public Health Association (GAMPHA),director of anesthesia and surgery departments at the Montgomery Federal Clinic, professor of clinical anesthesiology at the University of Mississippi. Jackson, Mississippi Area, USA
15. Hardavella Georgia, MD, MSc, PhD Consultant Chest Physician, Lead for Lung Cancer, Bronchoscopies and Pulmonary Nodules Services, King’s College Hospital London, United Kingdom
16. Hossny Elham, MD, PhD, FAAAAI Professor of Pediatrics, Head, Pediatric Allergy and Immunology Unit, Children’s Hospital, Ain Shams University; Board Member, World Allergy Organization; member of the executive board of the Egyptian Society of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology (ESPAI), associate-editor of the Egyptian Journal of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, Cairo, Egypt
17. Jesenak Milos, MD, PhD, MBA, Dott,Ric, MHA.Professor of Pediatrics at Jessenius Faculty of Medicine, Comenius University in Bratislava, Martin, Slovakia, Department of Paediatrics, University Hospital in Martin, Center for Diagnosis and Treatment of Primary Immunodeficiencies, Center for Treatment of Severe Allergic Diseases, Jessenius Faculty of Medicine of Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovak Republic.
18. Mathioudakis Alexander, MD, MRCP Academic Clinical Fellow in Respiratory Medicine, Institute of Inflammation and Repair, Wythenshawe Hospital, University of Manchester and ERS Guidelines Methodology Fellow, National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE), London, United Kingdom
19. Magen Eli, MD, PhD Medical director Leumit Health Services, Chief internal doctor of the Barzilai Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Medical director and chief doctor of the South Israeli region, Beersheba, Izrael
20. Maydannik Vitaliy, MD, PhDProfessor, Academician of the National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine, Head of the Department of Pediatrics №4 at the A.A. Bogomolets National Medical University, vicepresident of the Ukrainian Pediatric Association, Kiev, Ukraine
21. Mihaltan Florin, MD, PhD Professor, Chairman of the Romanian Society of Pneumology, Member of the Romanian Sleep Society, National Institute of Pneumology N.Nasta, Bucharest, Romania
22. Milenkovic Branislava, MD, PhD Professor, Chief od Department for Asthma and COPD, Clinic for Pulmonary Diseases, Clinical Centre of Serbia, Belgrade, Vice Director of the Clinic of Pulmonary Diseases, Clinical Centre of Serbia, Chair of Pulmonology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Medicine, Belgrade, Serbia
23. Page Clive, BSc, Ph.D.Professor of Pharmacology, Director of the Sackler Institute of Pulmonary Pharmacology,Institute of Pharmaceutical Science, King’s College, Chairman of the Board of Verona Pharma plc for developing new drugs for the treatment of Respiratory Diseases, Non-Executive Director of Helperby Therapeutics, Chairman of the Animal Science Group of the Society of Biology and a Council Member of Understanding Animal Research, London, United Kingdom
24. Palka Wojciech, MD, PhD Associate Chief Interventional Pulmonology of the Department of pulmonary medicine,Lenox Hill Hospital, New York City, New York, USA
25. Sadigov Alizamin, PhD, MD, Professor, Chief of the Department of Internal Medicine in Azerbaijan Medical University.Head of pulmonology department Nebz Medical Centre, Baku, Azerbaijan
26. Sargsyans Sergey, MD, PhD Professor, Director, Institute of Child and Adolescent Health of the Arabkir Medical Centre,Director Republican Methodological Center for Child Health Protection, Vice-President of the Armenian Pediatric Association, Chief Pediatrician of Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia
27. Sinopalnikov Aleksander, MD, PhD, Professor, Chief of Pulmonology Department in Postgraduate Medical Academy of Russia,Vice-president of the Interregional Association of the Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, Chief editor of “Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobial Chemotherapy,” the executive secretary of the editorial board of the journal “Clinical Medicine”, Moscow, Russia
28. Tutluoglu Bulent, MD, PhD, Professor, Head of the Pulmonology & Allergy Department of the Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, President of the Turkish Academic Respiratory Society, Istanbul,Turkey
29. Ulrichs Timo, MD, PhD.Professor, Director of Studies for International Emergency and Disaster Relief on the Acre-College of Human Sciences in Berlin, Berlin School of Public Health Charité University,Responsible for health in the Federal Ministry of Health, Vice president of Koch-Mechnikov Forum, Chair in Akkon University for Human Sciences Am Köllnischen, Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology with immunological issues of tuberculosis, Berlin, Germany
30. Uhereczky Gabor, MD, PhD Professor, Scientific Advisory Chief Medical Officer, senior consultant Heim Pál Children’s Hospital, Budapest, Hungary
31. Ujmajuridze Zaza, MD Consultant, Department of Oncology and Radiation Therapy, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
32. Valiulis Arunas, MD, PhD Full Professor of Paediatrics of Clinic of Children’s Diseases and Institute of Public Health, President of the Lithuanian Pediatric Respiratory Society and Lithuanian Paediatric Society, CEO of Private Clinic of Asthma, Allergy and Chronic Lung Diseases, National Coordinator of GARD Lithuania, Executive Committee Member of European Academy of Paediatrics EAPUEMS, Chairman of Lithuanian Committee of Evidence Based uidelines in Paediatric Pulmonology, National Representative in ARIA and GINA Guidelines Vilnius, Advisor of Minister of Health of Lithuania, Vilnius, Lithuania
33. Vasakova Martina, MD, PhD. Professor, Chief of Physicians, Department of Respiratory Medicine, Department of Pneumology of the 1st. Faculty of Medicine, Charles University and Thomayer Teaching Hospital, 1st Medical School Charles University and Thomayer Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic
34. Zejda Jan, MD, PhD Dean, School of Medicine in Katowice, Head, Department of Epidemiology Medical University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland
35. Zivkovic Zorica, MD, PhD Professor in Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital for Lung Diseases and Tuberculosis, Dean of American School of Medicine at Belgrade, chief of bronchology department of the Central hospital “Dr Dragiša Mišović-Dedinje” Belgrade, Serbia