The Congress

Congress History and Profile

Since 1951, the World Allergy Organization has been advancing its mission as a global resource and advocate in the field of allergy, asthma and clinical immunology through its biennial scientific meeting, the World Allergy Congress.

1951 Zurich, Switzerland
1955 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1958 Paris, France
1961 New York, United States
1964 Madrid, Spain
1967 Montreal, Canada
1970 Florence, Italy
1973 Tokyo, Japan
1976 Buenos Aires, Argentina
1979 Jerusalem, Israel
1982 London, United Kingdom
1985 Washington D.C., USA
1988 Montreux, Switzerland
1991 Kyoto, Japan
1994 Stockholm, Sweden
1997 Cancun, Mexico
2000 Sydney, Australia
2003 Vancouver, Canada
2005 Munich, Germany
2007 Bangkok, Thailand
2009 Buenos Aires, Argentina

Over 5,000 delegates from over eighty countries are expected to participate in this meeting in Cancún on 4-8 December 2011 in partnership with the WAO Member Societies in México including: Colegio Mexicano de Pediatras Especialistas en Inmunología Clínica y Alergia (COMPEDIA) and the Colegio Mexicano Inmunología Clínica y Alergia (CMICA).

WAC Attendance