Please join us at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota June 13-16, for the 2018 World Congress for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology and the World Congress for Bronchoesophagology. This biennial scientific meeting will offer the newest information about advances in technologies, education, and research to help you care for patients with lung, airway, and pleural disorders.
Whether you are new to our society, or a veteran of our growing organization, a visit to the Mayo Clinic will offer you many opportunities to renew friendships, meet colleagues from around the world, improve your knowledge and skills for managing various pulmonary and airway diseases all in the setting of one of the most famous medical centers in the world.
Preconference activities will include a series of hands-on workshops where you can practice technical applications of new and established interventional procedures. Skilled and experienced instructors will coach you through a variety of maneuvers helping you gain confidence to perform various procedures.
During the conference, there will be didactic lectures, interactive sessions, and expert panel discussions to highlight clinical problems and new scientific findings in pulmonary and airway diseases. There will be ample opportunity during the meeting and at the social gatherings to meet with WABIP/WCBE leadership, including committee chairs and international regents, to express your needs and tell us more about yourself and your region.
So join us at the Mayo Clinic for the 20th WCBIP/WCBE and enjoy Midwestern hospitality as you renew old and create new friendships in the setting of one of the most famous medical centers in the world.
We look forward to seeing you in spring in 2018.
Eric Edell, MD FCCP
President, WCBIP 2018
Jan Kasperbauer, MD
President, WCBE 2018