IMPORTANT NOTICE: There are websites, companies and individuals who falsely claim or imply that they are partners of the ERS Congress 2018. Please be aware that our partners this year are exclusively: Congrex Switzerland Ltd (for registration) and B-Network (accommodation). ERS does not accept any responsibility for bookings made via unofficial websites/agencies or any monies lost as a result. This website is the official and only Congress website.

Welcome to the official website for the ERS International Congress 2018

This year, we are heading to Paris, France from 15-19 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 next September.

Featured news

Programme highlights: what's new and officer's picks

In the approach to the ERS International Congress 2018, we will share highlights from the programme to help you plan your Congress experience.

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Read this important information about ERS member discounts

As well as a 23% discount, valid ERS members are also exempt from French VAT charges.

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ERS General Assembly 2018: have your say

The ERS leadership has announced that the 2018 ERS General Assembly meeting will take place on Tuesday, 18 September during the ERS international Congress in Paris.

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Paris Expo Porte de Versailles
Access: Gate A / Porte A
1 Place de la Porte de Versailles
75015 Paris




Congrex Switzerland Ltd


Up coming Congress

ERS International Congress 2019: Madrid

ERS are pleased to announce that the 29th International Congress of the European Respiratory Society will be hosted in Madrid, Spain on 28 September to 2 October, 2019 at the following venue:

Av. Partenón, 5
28042 Madrid

The official accommodation partner for the ERS International Congress 2019 is Barceló Congresos:

Barceló Congresos
19, Plaça d'Europa, 17
08908 Barcelona
Tel: +34 93 882 38 78
e-mail :

ERS Congress 2017

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.