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WAO Meetings

2015 Symposium on Food Allergy & the Microbiome WAO International Scientific Conference 2016

5 -6 December 2015
Miami, FL, USA

Theme: Food Allergy & the Microbiome


6 - 9 December 2016
Jerusalem, Israel

In collaboration with the Israel Association of
Allergy and Clinical Immunology (IAACI) and
their mutually collaborating partner Allergists
for Israel (AFI)


World Allergy Congress (WAC 2017) World Allergy Congress (WAC 2019)
2-5 March 2018
Orlando, FL, USA


October, 2019
Istanbul, Turkey

In collaboration with the Turkish National Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology


Past Meetings

World Allergy Congress


14-17 October 2015
Seoul, Korea

Congresses have been held every three years from 1951- 2003 and every 2 years from 2005-2013. To view more past Congress meetings, click here.

WAO International Scientific Conference


6-9 December 2014
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Theme: Advancing the Borders of Allergy:
From Treatment to Prevention by Targeting the Environment, Infections and the Susceptible Patient


13-14 December 2013
Chicago, IL, USA

Theme: Immunotherapy and Biologics

About WAO Meetings

World Allergy Congresses (WAC) 

The World Allergy Organization (WAO) held the
first World Allergy Congress (WAC) in 1951 in
Zurich, Switzerland, and is now held every two
years. Each Congress attracts between 2,000
and 5,000 experts and scientists working and
interested in the fields of allergy, immunology
and other related fields. In most cases, WAO
partners with a regional or national Member
Society to host the Congress.

WAO International Scientific Conferences (WISC)

To advance its mission as a global resource and
advocate in the field of allergy, advancing excellence in clinical care through education,
research and training, the World Allergy
Organization (WAO) launched the WAO
International Scientific Conference (WISC) in
Dubai, UAE in 2010. WISC is a theme-based
Scientific Conference alternating with and
complementing WAO’s main biennial scientific
meeting, the World Allergy Congress (WAC).


The WAO Symposium on Immunotherapy and Biologics was a 2 day meeting that summarized what is scientifically known, explored cutting-edge research and recognized the unmet needs of Immunotherapy and Biologics. Simultaneous tracks on Biologics and Immunotherapy were offered to attendees. Each track offered stimulating lectures, presentations and discussions presented by top international leaders and experts in the field.