The annual World Allergy Congress will convene in Seoul, Korea, on October 14-17 with more than 200 internationally known experts from 38 different countries addressing the most up-do-date understanding of allergic disease.

One of the most comprehensive scientific meetings in the field, the WAC works to help expand the knowledge and practice of allergy/immunology and reinforce the importance of integrated diagnostic and management approaches.

The World Allergy Organization hosts the congress and is doing so this year in collaboration with the Korean Academy of Asthma, Allergy and Clinical Immunology (KAAACI) as well as the Asia Pacific Association of Pediatric Allergy, Respirology and Immunology (APAPARI). About 2,000 delegates from 60 countries are expected to attend World Allergy Congress 2015. These include specialists in allergy/immunology, ENT, respiratory medicine, pediatrics, dermatology, internal medicine, allied health, and others.

Looking at the lifecycle of allergies and asthma.

“At the Congress in Seoul we will look at allergic diseases and asthma throughout the human life cycle. How much can we determine early on, and how can we positively influence health from the start?” said Dr Lanny Rosenwasser, President of the World Allergy Organization and Scientific Program Chair of WAC 2015.

The scientific program will feature more than 125 Symposia, Workshops, Abstracts and Poster sessions.

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