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World Allergy Organization
WAO's mission: To be a global resource and advocate in the field of allergy, advancing excellence in clinical care through education, research and training as a world-wide alliance of allergy and clinical immunology societies.

Upcoming Meetings

World Allergy Congress 2015

WAO International Scientific Conference 2016

 

14 - 17 October 2015
Seoul, Korea

Theme:

In collaboration with the Korean Academy of Asthma, Allergy and Clinical Immunology (KAACI)

Contact: WAC@worldallergy.org

December 2016
Jerusalem, Israel

Contact: WISC@worldallergy.org


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).

 

 

 


 

Symposia

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.
 


Past Meetings

World Allergy Congress

2013

 

22-26 June 2013
Milan, Italy
Theme:
Allergy, a Global Health Challenge

 

 

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

2014

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

 

2012

6-9 December 2012
Hyderabad, India

Theme: Severe Allergies, Severe Asthma: New Strategies
for Optimal Treatment & Prevention


Symposia

13-14 December 2013
Chicago, IL, USA

Theme: Immunotherapy and Biologics