Junior Members News - November 2014

Join us for the WAO International Scientific Conference 2014 (WISC) and Junior Member Reception in Rio!

WISC 2014

We are delighted to welcome you to participate in the WAO International Scientific Conference 2014 (WISC) 2014 and the XLI Annual Congress of the Brazilian Association of Allergy and Immunology(ASBAI) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 6-9 December 2014. The theme of the Conference is Advancing the borders of allergy: From treatment to prevention by targeting the environment, infections and the susceptible patient.

The WAO International Scientific Conference has grown and evolved from one edition to the next, and the meeting in Rio de Janeiro will build on the hugely successful preceding Conferences in Dubai, UAE (2010) and Hyderabad, India (2012). Delegates may count on a stimulating and varied scientific program, highly relevant to both the theory and practice of allergy, asthma and clinical immunology.


Junior Member Practical Courses

WAO Junior Members have a significant involvement in WISC with a large selection of FREE Practical Courses to suit every interest and many topics from December 7th to December 9th:

- Skin Testing for Allergy Diagnosis: Prick Test, Intradermal and Patch Test
- Challenge Tests and Desensitization in Drug Allergy
- Practical Aspects of Food Challenge in Children and Adults
- Conjunctival and Nasal Allergen Challenges: When and How
- Allergy Immunotherapy: How to be Effective and Safe
- Lung Function Tests and Bronchial Hyperreactivity Tests
- Ear, Nose & Throat At-a-Glance: Rhinoscopy: Radiology, Nitric Oxide, Rhinomanometry, Practical Management of Anaphylaxis
- Practical Approach of Urticaria
- Practical Approach in the Diagnosis of Immunodeficiencies
- Technology in Allergy and Immunology
- Food Desensitization in Children


Junior Member Reception
Date & Time: Sunday, 7 December 17.00-18.30
Location: Poster Area of the Exhibition Hall
Food and Beverage: Light Appetizers and Beverages

The WAO Junior Members Steering Group is delighted to invite you to our social event organized during WISC 2014, in Rio de Janeiro. The WAO JM reception will be a great chance to exchange experience and network, and to get to know JM from all around the world. The event will take place in the Poster Area of the Exhibition Hall on 7th December, Sunday, 17.00-18.30. 

While you enjoy light appetizers and beverages in a friendly atmosphere, selected posters will be presented. The best poster winners will be announced at the end of the presentation. No additional fee is required to attend the reception and we welcome all WAO JM.

Don’t miss this opportunity! We look forward to meeting you there!

Follow news from WISC and WAO on Twitter
For the latest news from WISC and WAO, regularly check the following Twitter accounts:
@worldallergy (official WAO account)
@Aller_MD (Juan Carlos Ivancevich, MD)
@Allergy (Ves Dimov, MD)

We have many activities organized to WAO JM. We look forward to seeing you in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil!

Ves Dimov, M.D.
Allergist/Immunologist, Cleveland Clinic Florida

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