Scientific Programme

(26/12/2023 - Subject to Change)

Pre-Conference Meetings



Venue: Golden Age Hotel

Wednesday, May 8, 2024



Sapfo Hall
Syrene Hall
09:00-17:00
FRESHAIR4Life Meeting
(by Invitation Only)
 
13:00-17:00
Spirometry Simplified Masterclass
For detailed information click here
17:00-18:00



12th IPCRG Preliminary Programme Overview



Venue: Megaron Athens International Conference Centre

Thursday, May 9, 2024



Banqueting Hall
N. Skalkotas Hall
MC3 Hall
MC2 Hall
09:00-12:00
IPCRG Meetings
12:00-12:45
Registration, Networking Lunch, Poster Viewing & Exhibition
12:45-14:00

Opening Plenary Session

Welcome Addresses
Ee Ming Khoo (Malaysia), IPCRG President
Ioanna Tsiligianni
(Greece), Chair of the Scientific Programme Committee

TBA: Celebrating IPCRG success stories

Marianna Karamanou (Greece): History of Medicine in respiratory diseases




14:10-15:25

Session 1: Planetary health

Mayara Floss (Brazil): Planetary health

Andrée Rochfort (Ireland): Sustainable healthcare

Aims to examine the dynamic relationship between human health and the health of our planet. By bringing together experts, researchers, and practitioners, this session will explore the multidisciplinary field of planetary health, examining the interconnections between environmental, social, and human health factors.

Oral Presentation Session 1

Selected and themed abstracts will be presented by authors

Oral Presentation Session 2

Selected and themed abstracts will be presented by authors

Workshop 1: Motivational communication

Facilitator: Kim Lavoie (Canada)

15:25-15:55
Refreshments, Poster Viewing & Exhibition
15:55-17:10

Session 2: Distressing, disabling, daily breathlessness: State of the art review

Gillian Doe (UK): Appropriate context-dependent diagnostic approaches

Anna Spathis (UK): Breathing Thinking Functioning model and key evidence-based interventions

Alice Malpass (UK), Ann Hutchinson (UK): Thinking creatively about responding to breathlessness

Anthony Sunjaya (Australia): The breathlessness research landscape: State of the art, current gaps and opportunities

Session 3: Lung disease in Children

Teresa To (Canada): Tobacco use and respiratory illness in children and adolescents

 Paraskevi Xepapadaki (Greece): Childhood respiratory infection and their impact on development of asthma phenotypes

Conversation Café 1

Authors of selected abstracts will hold conversations with delegates about their research in a World Café format. For detailed information, click here

Workshop 2: Building an interdisciplinary team

Facilitators:
Habib Ghedira (Tunisia), Darush Attar-Zadeh (United Kingdom), María Mar Martínez Vázquez (Spain), Andreja Sajnic (Croatia), Kirsten Stewart-Knight (United Kingdom), Dimitris Kontopidis (Greece)

17:20-18:20

Sponsored Symposium 1




18:20-19:15

Networking event


Venue: Megaron Athens International Conference Centre

Friday, May 10, 2024



Banqueting Hall
N. Skalkotas Hall
MC3 Hall
MC2 Hall
08:30-09:30

Sponsored Symposium 2




09:35-10:50

Plenary Session 2: IPCRG Education

Oral Presentation Session 3

Selected and themed abstracts will be presented by authors

Conversation Café 2

Authors of selected abstracts will hold conversations with delegates about their research in a World Café
format. For detailed information, click here

Conversation Café 3

Authors of selected abstracts will hold conversations with delegates about their research in a World Café format. For detailed information, click here

10:55-12:10

Session 4: Mental health and CRD

Anna Spathis (UK): Addressing the "Thinking" vicious cycle in breathlessness

Kirsten Stewart-Knight (UK): The role of the psychologist and psychological interventions

 Kim Lavoie (Canada): Using motivational communication to improve respiratory health

Session 5: Hot topics in primary respiratory care 

Ayşe Arzu Yorgancıoğlu (Turkey): GINA latest updates and debates

Sundeep Salvi (India): GOLD latest updates and debates

Ioanna Tsiligianni (Greece): Managing the realities in primary care

Conversation Café 4

Authors of selected abstracts will hold conversations with delegates about their research in a World Café format. For detailed information, click here

Workshop 3: Asthma Escape Room

Facilitators:
Jaime Correia de Sousa
(Portugal), Catarina Novais (Portugal), Cláudia Vicente (Portugal), Ana Margarida Cruz (Portugal)

12:10-12:30
Refreshments, Poster Viewing & Exhibition
12:30-13:30

Sponsored Symposium 3




13:30-14:20
Lunch Break
14:20-15:35

Session 6: Medication adherence
(together with FIP, ENABLE and ESPACOMP)

Job van Boven (The Netherlands): Introduction: definitions, prevalence and impact of medication non-adherence in CRDs

Betul Okuyan (Turkey): How to measure medication nonadherence in CRDs in primary care

Alexandra Dima (Spain): Understanding and supporting medication adherence in CRDs: how to use behavioral science to develop effective interventions and digital technologies?


Interactive Discussion Panel on Implementation challenges and role of the multidisciplinary primary care team
Moderator:  Job van Boven (The Netherlands)

Oral Presentation Session 4

Selected and themed abstracts will be presented by authors

Oral Presentation Session 5

Selected and themed abstracts will be presented by authors

Workshop 4: Leadership / Overcoming Resistance to Change

Facilitators:
Katherine Hickman (UK), Maisun Elftise (UK)

15:40-16:55

Session 7

 TBC

Session 8: Less discussed issues in primary care: Sleep disorders and lung cancer

 Sofia Schiza (Greece): Sleep disorders; a need for an interdisciplinary collaboration

Guilherme Mendes (Portugual): Lung cancer screening in Europe, including the SOLACE project

Demosthenes Bouros (Greece): Interstitial lung diseases: The role of primary care and a need for an interdisciplinary collaboration

Oral Presentation Session 6

 Selected and themed abstracts will be presented by authors

Workshop 5: Breathlessness. Practical session on diagnostic processes, clinical reasoning and brief interventions including a chance to role play

Facilitators: TBC

16:55-17:15
Refreshments, Poster Viewing & Exhibition
17:15-18:15

Sponsored Symposium 4




18:20-19:20

Sponsored Symposium 5





Venue: Megaron Athens International Conference Centre

Saturday, May 11, 2024



Banqueting Hall
N. Skalkotas Hall
MC3 Hall
MC2 Hall
08:00-08:50


IPCRG Annual General Meeting for IPCRG Senate

 

 


09:00-10:00

Plenary Session 3: IPCRG Research

Amanda Farley (UK):  Overview of IPCRG research strategy and priorities

Rhianne van der Kleij (Netherlands): FRESHAIR4Life

Ee Ming Khoo (Malaysia): RESPIRE2

Rachel Jordan (UK): Breathe Well new projects

Job van Boven (The Netherlands): Systemic steroid survey

Oral Presentation Session 7

 Selected and themed abstracts will be presented by authors

Oral Presentation Session 8

 Selected and themed abstracts will be presented by authors

Workshop 6: Asthma Right Care - Success Stories

10:05-11:05

Session 9: Allergic rhinitis and asthma (ARIA and MASK)

Bernardo Sousa-Pinto (Portugal): The impact of climate change on allergic rhinitis and asthma

Jean Bousquet (France): A new guideline: the ARIA approach (the latest evidence, and the value of crowd-sourced data)

TBC: Envisioning a year in primary care asthma and allergy management: how to optimise the primary care team time and supported self-management

Oral Presentation Session 9

 Selected and themed abstracts will be presented by authors

Conversation Café 5

 Authors of selected abstracts will hold conversations with delegates about their research in a World Café format. For detailed information, click here

Workshop 7: Post COVID Pulmonary Rehabilitation 

Facilitators:
Ioannis Vogiatzis (United Kingdom),
Matthieu Bremond (France)

11:05-11:25
Refreshments, Poster Viewing & Exhibition
11:25-12:40

Oral Presentation Session 10

 Selected and themed abstracts will be presented by authors

Session 10: Cough

 Kevin Gruffydd-Jones (UK): Managing chronic cough in primary care: The 2024 British Guidelines, a new way forward?

 Sundeep Salvi (India): Diagnosing chronic cough in low- and middle-income countries: Challenges and Opportunities

Linda Clephane (UK): Patient perspective from the Let's Talk About Cough programme

Oral Presentation Session 11

 Selected and themed abstracts will be presented by authors

Workshop 8: Greening your practice and community

 Facilitators:
Mayara Floss (Brazil), Despo Ierodiakonou (Cyprus)

12:45-14:00

Closing Plenary - Awards

George Samonis (Greece): Birth, Life, sickness, death and philosophical approach through art




14:00-14:45

Lunch & Close of Main Programme

14:45-17:00

Additional side meetings (e.g. leadership) may be scheduled

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