Upcoming GARD General Meeting, October 6-7, 2021 (CEST 1300-1600)

Global Alliance Against Chronic Respiratory Diseases

REGISTRATION – 2021 GARD Virtual General Meeting: October 6-7, 2021, CEST 1300-1600

Welcome! You are invited to join the 2021 GARD Virtual Meeting, October 6-7, 2021, CEST 1300-1600. 

The preliminary program agenda is posted in below for your information. Please note that while this is an open meeting and all are welcome, the session on Oct 7 1450-1600 is a closed session and intended for GARD members only.

WORKSHOPS: There are 4 concurrent workshops on each day.  The title/theme of the workshops are indicated in the program agenda.  The objectives of the workshop are 1) to describe the significance of the “topic” of the respective workshop, 2) to document what GARD countries/affiliates have accomplished in that topic, 3) to identify challenges/barriers, and 4) to suggest potential and feasible solutions/action plans to combat challenges identified.  Participants can select to attend only one workshop each day.

 To register in advance for this meeting (deadline: October 1, 2021):


After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

To contact: gardbreathe@gmail.com

Online Workshops and e-Learning

Free online learning on brief advice for helping people quit tobacco. (https://www.medthority.com/very-brief-advice-for-tobacco-dependency-learning-zone/)

Upcoming International and National Conferences and Meetings

16 June 2021 13.00-14.30 CEST, A WHO and IPCRG WebinarThe importance of tobacco cessation in primary care

The importance of tobacco cessation in primary care (https://www.ipcrg.org/conferences/the-importance-of-tobacco-cessation-in-primary-care)

10-12 July 2021, Madrid and Krakow (Hybrid), Annual Congress of the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) (https://www.eaaci.org/eaaci-congresses/eaaci-2021)

4-8 September 2021, Barcelona, Spain, The ERS Annual Congress (https://erscongress.org/)

19-22 October 2021, virtual, 52nd Union World Conference on Lung Health (https://theunion.org/our-work/conferences/52nd-union-world-conference-on-lung-health)

24 – 27 Oct 2021, Vancouver, Canada, CHEST Annual Meeting (https://www.chestmeeting.chestnet.org/)

30 Oct – 1 Nov 2021, Centre des Congrès Avignon, France, XXV World Congress of Asthma (https://interasma.org/interasma-congresses/)

20 – 21 November 2021, Kyoto, Japan, The 25th Congress of Asian Pacific Society of Respirology, (APSR 2021 KYOTO; https://www.apsresp.org/congress/2021.html)

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