World Allergy Congress News & Updates

April 21, 2011
Contact: Marechiel Santos-Lang
+1 414 276 1791

Keep abreast of the latest developments to the scientific program of the XXII World Allergy Congress. Check out session topics and confirmed speakers. Click here to access the online program.

Participate in the Scientific Program - Submit Your Abstract Today!

Deadline: 30 June 2011

Click here to view submission guidelines and to submit an abstract.

Register for the World Allergy Congress - Early Registration Deadline: June 30

 Register today! Go to the Congress Registration Site by clicking here.

WAO Education Research Trust

It is about ownership! Support World Allergy Organization Programs and Initiatives. Become a "WAO Friend!"

WAO offers you the opportunity to ensure personally that WAO programs and initiatives flourish. The WAO Board of Directors asks you to contribute to the WAO Education Research Trust by adding an amount, in increments starting at $5, to your registration fee. The WAO Education Research Trust raises funds for the following programs: Emerging Societies, WAO Research Fellowships and International Travel Grants.

If you choose to participate, your contribution will be added to your registration fee and will appear on your receipt as a separate line item. To learn more about the WAO Trust programs, click here.

Book Early and Get the Hotel of Your Choice

It’s never too early to book your hotel stay in Cancún. For your convenience, the WAC Secretariat has negotiated group rates from several properties. Hotels within walking distance of the Cancún Convention Center and the Fiesta Americana Grand Coral Beach Hotel (the headquarter hotel) will be the first to fill up. Make your booking today to ensure you are in one of these hotels. For hotel accommodation information and to book a room, click here.


Cancún, México Continues to be a
Favored Destination Spot for Tourists
From All Over the World

According to a Travel Post in USA Today on March 25, 2011, Cancún welcomed 5.9 million international visitors last year, up more than 400,000 from 2009. Read more about tourism in Cancún.

Congratulations to the Winners of the Free Registration and Hotel Raffles

Dr. Douglas Jones of Utah and Prof. Taraneh Dean of the United Kingdom were the lucky winners of free congress delegate registration (valued at $610 each). Prof. Fusun Kalpaklioglu of Istanbul won the 4 days/3nights 5-star hotel stay courtesy of the Cancún Visitor’s Bureau.

Dr. Noel Rodriguez-Perez, Chair of the World Allergy Congress Local Organizing Committee, drew the winners of three prizes for the Congress, assisted by his wife, Mrs. Patty Hanna, in traditional Mexican costume and Ande Rowe, WAO Senior Meetings & Logistics Manager. The prizes included two delegate registrations to the Congress and an additional stay in a five-star hotel in Cancún of four days / three nights.


World Allergy Congress to Exhibit at ATS and CONAPEME Annual Meetings

Are you planning to attend the American Thoracic Society International Conference in Denver, Colorado on 13-18 May or the National Confederation of Mexican Pediatricians (CONAPEME) Annual Meeting in Guadalajara, México on 19-22 May?

Stop by the World Allergy Congress Booth to pick up a Preliminary Program, Cancún give-aways and to enter into a drawing for a chance to win a free Congress delegate registration.