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Welcome to the official website for the ERS International Congress 2017

This year, we are heading to Milan, Italy from 9-13 September for the largest meeting of respiratory professionals in the world, with another outstanding scientific and educational programme designed to address the needs of researchers, clinicians, general practitioners and allied health professionals alike.

Here you will find the most up-to-date information related to the Congress, which will be regularly updated as we approach the event this September.

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Programme highlight: ERS Task Forces and Guidelines

This year's Congress offers an opportunity for respiratory professionals to attend a number of sessions which highlight Task Force developments and updates – including those relating to new official guidelines which impact future approaches in prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

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Healthy Lungs for Life 2017: activities at Congress

There are a number of scientific sessions and planned activities for professionals and the public taking place at this year's Congress including public health events, the Patient Forum, and a number of sessions related to this year's Healthy Lungs for Life theme of smoking cessation.

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Personalised medicine and eHealth

Access cutting-edge information and all of the latest developments in personalised medicine and eHealth specifically related respiratory medicine through a range of educational and scientific sessions. Read the programme highlight to learn more about what's on offer in Milan.

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Certificate of attendance & CME Credits

To download your CME Credits and Attendance Certificates login to myERS or create an account. Enter your badge number when asked.

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Winner best use of event technology 2016

Educational Materials

Access slides and e-posters

Online access to abstracts, handouts, presentation slides, webcasts and e-posters from past events, including Congresses, School Courses, Lung Science Conferences and Research Seminars will be soon available from the ERS e-Learning Resources website.

International award for best use of technology

The Live Pulmonary Endoscopy sessions at the ERS International Congress 2015 in Amsterdam received an International and European Association Award for the ‘Best Use of Event Technology’. Access the interactive material for these sessions on our e-learning site.