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Time Session
08:45 – 09:10 Registration
09:10 – 09:15 Opening Remarks
Dr. Fanny Ko, Chairman of Hong Kong Lung Foundation
09:15 – 10:45
Symposium on Airway Diseases
(Chairpersons: Dr. Fanny Ko and Dr. Loletta So)
The Unified Airway – Personalised Treatment Strategy for Severe Eosinophilic Asthma with Comorbidities
Professor John Oppenheimer (USA)
Predicting and Preventing COPD Exacerbations: Can Prompt Treatment Change the Course of COPD?
Professor Peter Calverley (UK)
The Cause of Uncontrollable Asthma and Chronic Cough
Professor Alyn Morice (UK)
10:45 – 11:15 Coffee Break and Exhibition
11:15 – 12:15
Symposium on Updates on Respiratory Infection and Vaccine
(Chairpersons: Dr. Man-po Lee and Dr. Jenny Ngai)
Appropriate Use of Multiplex Diagnostic Panels for Respiratory Tract Infection
Professor Kelvin To (Hong Kong)
Seasonal Flu Vaccines: How to Choose Among Different Types of Flu Vaccine?
Professor Benjamin Cowling (Hong Kong)
Latest Advances in Bronchiectasis Management
Professor James Chalmers (UK)
Concurrent Symposium for Allied Health Professionals
(Chairpersons: Dr. Alice Cheung and Dr. Ida Wong)
Introduction of New Physiotherapy Modalities in COPD Rehabilitation
Ms. Amy Leung (Hong Kong) and Ms. Nicole Pak (Hong Kong)
Indwelling Pleural Catheter-Ambulatory Option for Pleural Effusion
Ms. Maggie Lit (Hong Kong)
12:15 – 12:45
12:45 – 14:15 Lunch and AGMs
14:20 – 15:05
Luncheon Symposium (sponsored by AstraZeneca)
(Chairperson: Dr. Wai-kei Lam)
Reducing Cardiopulmonary Risk and Exacerbation in COPD
Professor Klaus Rabe (Germany)
15:05 – 15:35
HKLF – Donald Yu Lecture 
(Chairpersons: Professor Christopher Lai and Professor Donald Yu)
Exploring Various Aspects of Airway Diseases
Dr. Fanny Ko (Hong Kong)
15:35 – 16:05 Coffee Break and Exhibition
16:05 – 17:35
Symposium on Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
(Chairpersons: Dr. Grace Lam and Dr. Yiu-cheong Yeung)
An Update on the Management of Fulminant Pulmonary Embolism
Dr. Tammy Ma (Hong Kong)
Use of Multiplex PCR in Severe Pneumonia
Dr. Chien-hua Tseng (Taiwan)
High-flow Nasal Oxygen to Prevent Intubation and Re-intubation in Acute Respiratory Failure
Dr. Nuttapol Rittayamai (Thailand)
08:45 – 08:55Registration
08:55 – 09:00Opening Remarks
Dr. James Ho, Chairman of Hong Kong Lung Foundation
09:00 – 10:30Symposium on Airway Diseases Management
(Chairpersons: Dr. Fanny Ko and Dr. Loletta So)

Management of Difficult to Treat Asthma
Professor Diahn-warng Perng

Paradigm Shift in the Management of COPD
Dr. Marc Miravitlles

Severe Asthma: Mechanism and Treatment
Professor Ratko Djukanovic
10:30 – 11:00Keynote Lecture: Two Decades of Coronavirus Infections of Public Health Concern
(Chairperson: Professor David Hui)

From SARS to MERS and COVID-19
Professor Nan-shan Zhong
11:00 – 11:25Break
11:25 – 12:55Symposium on Interventional Pulmonology 
(Chairpersons: Dr. Wai-lam Law and Dr. Jenny Ngai)

Robotic ENB and Lung Cancer Ablation
Professor Calvin Ng

Bronchoscopic Lung Volume Reduction in the Management of COPD
Dr. Bing Lam

Transbronchial Cryobiopsy
Dr. Guanghong Zhou
Concurrent Symposium on Rehabilitation for Allied Health Professionals
(Chairpersons: Dr. Alice Cheung and Dr. Ida Wong)

The Development of Tele Health in Sleep Apnea Nurse Clinic and its Efficacy in Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) Therapy 
Dr. Lucia Li

Tele-rehabilitation for Patients with Respiratory Conditions – Experience Sharing from Occupational Therapist
Mr. William Ko

A Smartphone Based Self Management Support Programme for COPD Patients
Dr. Agnes Lai
12:55 – 14:20Lunch (at Chancellor Room) and Annual General Meetings
14:20 – 15:05Luncheon Symposium (Sponsored by GSK) 
(Chairperson: Dr. Wai-kei Lam)

Asthma Translational and Therapeutic Research

Professor Fan Chung

From Guidelines to Clinical Practice: Emerging Evidence in COPD Management
Professor Wisia Wedzicha
15:05 – 15:35HKLF – Donald Yu Lecture 
(Chairpersons: Professor Donald Yu and Professor Christopher Lai)

Research on Lung Cancer – Between the Bedside and the Bench
Dr. David Lam
15:35 – 16:00Break
16:00 – 17:30Symposium on Lung Cancer Management
(Chairpersons: Dr. David Lam and Dr. Grace Lam)

Lung Cancer Screening
Professor Pan-chyr Yang

Topic on Respiratory Complication / Immunotherapy
Speaker TBC

Diagnosis and Management
Professor Rina Hui
09:30 – 10:00Registration / Login
10:00 – 10:10Opening Remarks
Dr. James Ho, Chairman of Hong Kong Lung Foundation
10:10 – 11:15

Symposium on Respiratory Infections
(Chairpersons: Dr. Chi-hung Chau and Dr. Man-po Lee)

Local Experience in the Use of New Treatment Regimen for Multi-drug-resistant Tuberculosis
Dr. Wai-man Leung (Hong Kong)

SARS-CoV-2: An Update of Virology and Vaccine Immunogenicity
Professor Malik Peiris (Hong Kong)

11:15 – 11:45Break
11:45 – 13:15

Professor Wah-kit Lam Young Investigator Session 
(Chairperson: Dr. James Ho)
(Judges: Professor Mary Ip and Professor Donald Yu)

Can Impulse Oscillometry Help Us to Solve Diagnostic Challenges of Asthma
Dr. Philip Ma (Hong Kong) – Wong Tai Sin Hospital

The Prevalence of ACO (Asthma-COPD Overlap) in Patients with Asthma and COPD
Dr. Lai-ping Lo (Hong Kong) – Prince of Wales Hospital

Ability of Hong Kong COPD Patients to Inhale Dry Powder Inhaler
Dr. Chun-lung Lee (Hong Kong) – United Christian Hospital

A Retrospective Study on the Safety and Efficacy of Medical Pleuroscopy in Management of Pleural Effusion
Dr. Yiu-fai Cheng (Hong Kong) – Tuen Mun Hospital

Outcome of First Episode of Non-invasive Ventilation for Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Hypercapnic Respiratory Failure
Dr. Cheuk-pan Lung (Hong Kong) – Caritas Medical Centre

Concurrent Symposium for Allied Health Professionals
(Chairpersons: Dr. Alice Cheung and Dr. Ida Wong)

Utilisation of FENO in Clinical Practice
Dr. Ka-pang Chan (Hong Kong)

Care for Patients with High Flow Oxygen Therapy
Mr. Man-chun Chow (Hong Kong)

Automated Mechanical Ventilation – The Next Step Forward?
Dr. Sai-kuen Wong (Hong Kong)

13:15 – 14:15Lunch Break
14:15 – 15:45

Symposium on Pulmonary Fibrosis, Radiological and Rheumatology 
(Chairpersons: Dr. Grace Lam and Dr. Wai-kei Lam)

New International Guideline Recent Updates in Diagnosis of IPF and Progressive Pulmonary Fibrosis (PPF)

Professor Fernando Martinez (USA)

Optimal Practice in Identification and Management of C TD-ILD Patients
Professor Yannick Allanore (France)

HRCT Imaging for Fibrosing-ILDs – Diagnosis and Monitoring
Dr. Simon Walsh (UK)

15:45 – 16:15Break
16:15 – 17:45

Symposium on Asthma and COPD
(Chairpersons: Dr. Johnny Chan and Dr. Fanny Ko)

Dual Bronchodilator as the Cornerstone Treatment of COPD – Summarizing GOLD 2022

Professor Wisia Wedzicha (UK)

Should Standard-of-care Asthma Controller Regimen Reduction be Evaluated in Reaching Clinical Remission in Severe Asthma?
Professor Renaud Louis (Belgium)

Understanding Therapeutic Index of Inhaled Corticosteroids; from Science to Clinical Practice
Professor Dave Singh (UK)

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