World Allergy Congress News & Updates
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Scientific Program Highlights
WAO is excited to announce the Plenary and New Horizon Sessions programmed for the World Allergy Congress (WAC) 2011: Click here for a list of the sessions.
The stimulating scientific program also includes: 60+ Symposia, 33 Breakfast Sympoisa, 39 Oral Abstract Sessions, thematic Poster Sessions showcasing over 1,000 abstract submissions, 33 Workshops and Allied Health Sessions. Click here to view the Preliminary Program at A Glance.
The World Allergy Congress Registration is open!
Interact and exchange ideas with over 5,000 international delegates consisting of researchers, clinicians, physicians and other allied health professionals from over eighty countries.
Click here to register today at the Early registration rate.
Call for Abstracts
Would you like your research to be considered for an oral or poster presentation? Go to www.worldallergy.org/wac2011/abstracts beginning in March to submit your abstracts.
Travel Grants Available
The World Allergy Organization will award a limited number of Travel Grants to Junior Members with accepted abstracts. Junior Members are medical professionals who are 35 years of age or younger and working in the field of allergy/clinical immunology or a related specialty. The process for selection will be competitive.
WAO Travel Grants are meant to reduce personal costs involved in attending the Congress. They are not intended to cover the recipient’s total travel and accommodation costs. The Congress Registration Fee will be waived for all Travel Grant Award Recipients.
The Travel Grant Application Form is available through the Abstract Submission Site beginning in March. Notification of acceptance/rejection will be sent by the end of August, 2011.
Complimentary Registration Raffle at the AAAAI Annual Meeting
Are you planning to attend the American Academy of Allergy & Asthmas & Immunology (AAAAI) Annual Meeting in San Francisco, March 18-22? The World Allergy Organization will be raffling off two complimentary registrations, a value of $610 per person. Visit the WAO and World Allergy Congress booths (Nos. 637 & 639) at the Hilton Moscone-West for a chance to win a free registration. While you are there, pick up the XXII World Allergy Congress Preliminary Program Book, Cancun Travel Guide & Map and Congress promotional give-aways.
February 24 is National Flag Day in Mexico
Happy National Flag Day to Mexico! Located in the southernmost part of Mexico is the venue of the 2011 World Allergy Congress – Cancún, the gateway to the Mayan culture. The value of this international meeting will be further enhanced by the spectacular Cancún Sea and comfortable climate. Delegate hotels have easy access to the Cancun Center Conventions & Exhibitions and the Fiesta Americana Grand Coral Beach, WAC’s meeting sites, and to several recreational activities for enjoyment after Congress hours. For more information on Cancun, visit the Cancun Visitors Bureau website.