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Who Should Attend?


The ATS International Conference is the home of pulmonary, critical care, and sleep professionals, from those in the earliest stages of their careers to those whose research or strides in clinical care has gained them international recognition. Each year, nearly 14,000 of these professionals choose to attend, present, and learn about the latest advances, meet with colleagues from around the world, and strike new collaborations. It is truly where today’s science meets tomorrow’s care.

The International Conference is also multidisciplinary. Clinicians and researchers in many other fields attend the conference, thereby enriching conversations that lead to insights that ultimately improve patient care.

Equally important, the ATS International Conference gathers the entire health care team in one place to share ideas across these medical and scientific disciplines. It is the ideal place for registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, respiratory therapists, and hospitalists to discuss their experiences, challenges, and research so that all can learn about the latest advances in understanding pulmonary disease, critical illness, and sleep disorders.

And of course, the International Conference is truly international:
40 percent of attendees arrive from laboratories and patient care centers beyond the United States.

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Among the many other specialties represented in sessions at the International Conference are:

  • Allergy/Immunology

  • Environmental and Occupational Health

  • Behavioral Science

  • Infectious Disease

  • Cardiology

  • Pediatric Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep

Conference Timeline

Call for Input Closed
Call for Nominations Currently Available
Call for Abstracts Currently Available
Exhibitor Prospectus Currently Available
Corporate Support Opportunities Oct. 2020
Passport and Visa Information Oct. 2020
Registration/Housing Dec. 2020
Registration/Housing for Groups of 10 or more Dec. 2020
Course and Seminar Registration Jan. 2021