World Allergy Congress News & Updates

January 14, 2011
Contact: Marechiel Santos-Lang
+1 414 276 1791

Plan now to take part in the XXII World Allergy Congress (WAC 2011), the biennial scientific meeting of the World Allergy Organization (WAO), in Cancún, México, 4-8 December 2011. For its 22nd Congress, the WAO is partnering with its Member Societies in México: the Mexican College of Pediatricians Specialized in Allergy and Clinical Immunology (COMPEDIA) and the Mexican College of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (CMICA). Delegates may count on science from around the world, continual learning, a vibrant community of colleagues and a convivial atmosphere. Attendees will also have the opportunity to:

  • Attend state-of-the-art lectures by world experts through a stimulating and varied scientific program, highly relevant to both the theory and practice of allergy, asthma and clinical immunology
  • Network with others in areas of interest including: Asthma, Allergy, Immunology, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Opthalmology, Dermatology and ENT
  • Receive CME credits
  • Showcase achievements to key international opinion leaders

Click here to register for the meeting.


Cancun Picture 1XXII World Allergy Congress Featured in WAO International Scientific Conference 2010 in Dubai

The recently concluded WAO International Scientific Conference (WISC 2010) in Dubai, UAE featured a XXII World Allergy Congress booth with Congress Organizing Committee Co-Chair, Dr. Noel Rodriguez-Perez and his wife Patty, leading the promotion efforts. See photos of the WAC 2011 booth in WISC 2010.They are pictured in traditional dress in the photos in this Meeting Update. Also pictured are: Dra. Alejandra Macias-Weinmann (Hospital Universitario UANL, and WAO Web Editor-at-Large); Dra. Sandra Gonzalez-Diaz (President, SLAAI and member of the WAO Board of Directors) and her husband, Jose Garcia; Dr. Jose Antonio Ortega Martell (President, COMPEDIA) Co-host of WAC 2011; and Marechiel Santos-Lang, new WAO Director of Meetings.


Abstract Submission Begins in March

 Want your research to be considered as an oral or poster presentation at this premier international gathering of allergy experts? Stay tuned: abstracts will be accepted online beginning in March 2011.


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Cancún, México - A Perfect Backdrop to Your Meeting Experience

Facilitating and enhancing the science being presented will be the beautiful setting of Cancún, México. Beach, sand, Mayan monuments, turquoise water, clear skies, the exquisite cuisine of Yucatan and the Palace of Chichen Itza will frame our experience as we learn and network, absorbing the rich mixture of indigenous and western culture that is México. To learn more about the city of Cancún, check out the Cancún Visitors Bureau Website.


A joint meeting of the following groups: