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Copd 2020

About Conference

Conference Series Ltd is overwhelmed to announce the commencement of 10th International Conference on COPD and Lungs” to be held during August 17-18, 2020 in Prague, Czech Republic. The upcoming conference will be organized around the theme “Innovative Study on COPD and clinical Research Issues".

COPD 2020 conference brings together individuals who have an interest in the field of Respiratory and Pulmonary Disease relating to diversified topics like COPD, emphysema, asthma, cystic fibrosis, lung cancer, other pulmonary diseases and therapeutics. It is a forum to explore issues of mutual concern as well as exchange knowledge, share evidence and ideas, and generate solutions.

Target Audience:

This event is suited to anyone with an academic or professional interest in COPD and its research; including Researchers, Senior scientists, Pulmonologists, Professors, Doctors, Nurses, Healthcare Professionals, Pharmacologists, Clinicians, Directors of Association and Societies, Postgraduate students and those who work in research and development of pharmaceuticals and related technology

Scope and Importance:

Pulmonary health has a particular interest on the impact changes in respiratory care and the awareness is increasing every year, and therefore COPD 2020 encourages submissions from researchers based in USA, Europe and Asian countries.

The challenge of the field is to evaluate current promising interventions rigorously, address emerging issues such as synthesizing ever-increasing research findings, and develop innovative dissemination and communication strategies.

COPD 2020 provides a platform that helps authors to share their knowledge with a wider audience, and sustains a rapid process for submissions resulting in high quality publications. We further aim to contribute towards reducing the inequity in publications from low- and middle-income countries. Our audience is global and we intend to share research results in COPD from all parts of the world.

Why to Attend?

  • Opportunity to meet world’s Pulmonology Experts
  • Keynote forums by renowned Physicians & Professors
  • Plenary talks and Poster presentations by global experts
  • Best platform for Global business and networking opportunities
  • Oral & Poster presentations by Young Researchers
  • Best poster & Young Research Forum awards

Who to attend?

Faculty Members and Researchers:

  •  Keynote Speech
  •  Plenary Speech
  •  Poster Presentation
  •  Symposium (4-5 member team)        
  •  Workshop

Universities, Associations & Societies:

  •   Association Partnering
  •   Academic Partnering  
  •   Group Participation

Students and Research Scholars:

  •   Poster Competition (Best Poster Award)       
  •   Young Researcher Forum (YRF Award)
  •   Group Participation  

Business Delegates:

  •   Speaker Presentations
  •   Symposium hosting   
  •   Book Launch event   
  •   Networking opportunities      
  •   Audience participation

Product Manufacturers:

  •   Exhibitor and Vendor booths
  •   Sponsorship opportunities
  •   Product launch
  •   Workshop
  •   Scientific Partnering
  •   Marketing and Networking with clients


Tracks / Sessions

Lung Diseases Asthma and allergy Cardiovascular Risk and COPD
Pathogenesis of COPD Lung cancer Airway and Therapeutic Devices
CO-Morbidities in COPD Management of COPD Pulmonary diseases-Treatment and therapies
COPD Exacerbations Diagnostic Evaluation of COPD Pediatric Pulmonary, Critical care and Sleep
Epidemiology of COPD Pulmonary Hypertension Environmental and Occupational lung Disease
COPD Therapeutics Lung Transplantation Self-Management and Prevention of COPD


Lung Diseases

Lung Diseases are the absolute most basic medical condition in the world. Smoking, infections, and genetics are main cause for lung diseases. The lungs are a piece of mechanical assembly, growing and loosening up a great many occasions every day to get oxygen and remove carbon dioxide. Lung infection can result from part of the lung.

  • Asthma.
  • Cystic Fibrosis (CF)/ Bronchiectasis.
  • Lung cancer
  • Pleural effusion
  • Pneumonia

Lung Transplantation

lung transplant expels an individual's diseased lung and replaces it with a healthy one. The healthy lung originates from a benefactor who has died. Lung transplants are utilized for individuals who are probably going to die from lung diseases within 1 to 2 years. Their conditions are severe to different medications, for example, drugs or breathing gadgets, no longer work. Lung transplants regularly are utilized to treat individuals who have serious COPD, Cystic fibrosis, Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, Alpha-1 antitrypsin inadequacy and pulmonary hypertension.

  • Single-lung
  • Double-lung
  • Heart–lung

Respiratory Infections

Respiratory Tract infection (RTI) includes various infectious diseases of the respiratory tract. An infection of this type classified as upper respiratory tract infection (URI or URTI) or a lower respiratory tract infection (LRI or LRTI).

Upper respiratory tract infections include pharyngitis, laryngitis, tonsillitis, and certain types of influenza, sinusitis, otitis media and the common cold. Lower respiratory tract infections include bronchitis and pneumonia

  • Upper respiratory tract infection
  • Lower respiratory tract infection

Asthma and allergy

Allergy occurs when the immune system in an individual responds to allergens which are substances in condition that don't cause issues for many people. This response prompts irritation (redness and swelling) that causes unfavorably susceptible conditions, which can influence different parts  of the body, for example, hypersensitive rhinitis, skin inflammation or urticaria, hypersensitivity and asthma.

Individuals with asthma experience a narrowing of the airway routes in the lungs, which obstructs the stream of air into and out of the lungs.

  • Dust mites.
  • Be short of breath
  • Breathe quickly
  • Feel your chest get tight

Pathogenesis of COPD

Pathologic changes in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) happen in the large (central) airway routes, the little (peripheral) bronchioles, and the lung parenchyma. Most instances of COPD are the consequence of introduction to noxious stimuli,, regularly tobacco smoke. The normal inflammatory response is enhanced in people inclined to COPD advancement. Increased quantities of activated polymorphonuclear leukocytes and macrophages discharge elastases in a way that can't be neutralized viably by antiproteases, bringing about lung destruction.

  • Chronic bronchitis
  • Emphysema
  • Refractory asthma

CO-Morbidities in COPD

Comorbidities like heart disease, hypertension, osteoporosis, diabetes mellitus and psychological disorders are generally reported in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Tobacco smoking is a hazard factor for huge numbers of these comorbidities just as for COPD, making it hard to draw conclusions about the connection among COPD and these comorbidities.

COPD Exacerbations

Exacerbations drive wellbeing status and contribute to disease enhancement and exacerbation prevention is a key objective for treatment of COPD. Most of COPD exacerbations are activated by respiratory viral and bacterial infections.

  • Type 1 exacerbations
  • Type 2 exacerbations
  • Type 3 exacerbations

Epidemiology of COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a main source of world-wide mortality and disability. On average ∼5– 15% of adults in industrialized nations have COPD characterized by spirometry. In 1990, COPD was determined as at the twelfth position worldwide reason for consolidated mortality and disability but it is expected to be the fifth cause by 2020

COPD has an chronic long-lasting course with irreversible decrease of forced expiratory volume in one second (FEV1), increasing nearness of dyspnoea and other respiratory manifestations, and dynamic decay of wellbeing status. After analysis the 10-yr survival rate is ∼50% with more than 33% of patients dying because of respiratory inadequacy.

Management of COPD

COPD management plan includes

(1) evaluate and screen disease

(2) reduce risk factors

(3) manage stable COPD

(4) manage exacerbations.

Prevention of COPD

COPD can be prevented by avoiding tobacco exposure and toxic fumes. Vaccination against viral influenza and Streptococcus pneumoniae is prescribed.

  • Avoid exposure
  • Help fight for clean air

Lung cancer

Lung cancer is a condition where cells multiply in the lungs uncontrollably. This causes the development of tumors that decrease an individual's capacity to breathe. This development can spread beyond the lung by the process of metastasis into close-by tissue or different parts of the body.

  • Adenocarcinoma
  • Squamous cell cancer
  • Large cell carcinoma
  • Undifferentiated non-small cell lung cancer

Interstitial Lung Disease

Interstitial Lung Disease is a general class that includes a wide range of lung conditions. All interstitial lung diseases influence the interstitium, a part of the lungs' anatomic structure.

  • Interstitial pneumonia
  • Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
  • Nonspecific interstitial pneumonitis
  • Hypersensitivity pneumonitis

Pulmonary Hypertension

Pulmonary hypertension is a kind of hypertension that influences the supply routes in your lungs and the right side of your heart.

  • pulmonary arterial hypertension
  • pulmonary hypertension due to left heart disease
  • pulmonary hypertension due to lung disease and/or chronic hypoxia.
  • pulmonary hypertension due to blood clots in the lungs

Cardiovascular Risk and COPD

Individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease(COPD) have a higher inclination and mortality from cardiovascular diseases, and diminishing cardiovascular mortality is the target region for decreasing mortality in individuals with COPD.

  • Smoking
  • Lack of exercise
  • Obesity
  • High LDL or low HDL cholesterol levels

Therapeutic Devices & Evaluation

The common lung function tests are Spirometry, Chest X-ray, CT scan, Arterial blood gas analysis, Ventilation perfusion scan, Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS), Exhaled Nitric Oxide Test, Methacholine Challenge Test and many more.

Pulmonary diseases-Treatment and therapies

Pulmonary, Critical care and Sleep

Pulmonary, Critical care and Sleep includes various diseases related pulmonary diseases, sleep disorders and its critical care.

  • Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH)
  • Pulmonary hypertension due to left-sided heart disease

Occupational & Environmental lung Disease

Occupational & Environmental lung diseases are group of diseases caused by the inhalation of dust, chemicals, or proteins. The severity of the disease is identified with the material inhaled and the intensity of exposure.

Some of the Occupational Lung diseases are Asthma, Bronchiolitis Obliterans, COPD, Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis, Lung Cancer, Mesothelioma, Pneumoconiosis.

Some of the Environmental lung diseases caused by Arsenic, Asbestos, BCME, Beryllium, Cadmium, Chromium, Coal dust, Diesel exhaust, Indium lung, Nickel, Silica and Tobacco smoke etc


Important Dates

1st round of Abstract Submission Deadline:  February 28, 2020
2nd round of Abstract Submission Deadline: March 28, 2020
Final round of Abstract submission Dates:  July 28, 2020


1st round of Registration Deadline: February 28, 2020
2nd round of Registration Deadline: March 28, 2020
Final round of Registration: August 18, 2020



Abstract Eligibility Criteria


  • Individuals may submit up to two regular abstracts as the first author.
  • Individuals may submit an unlimited number of Trials in Progress abstracts.
  • Individuals may serve as a co-author on an unlimited number of abstracts.
  • All types of Pulmonologists, Thoracic Surgeon’s, Medicinal, Health research are eligible for submission.
  • Abstract should address scientific questions, detail clinical observations, or contain primary scientific data.
  • Data from the long-term follow-up of previously presented clinical trials may be submitted only if significant new information can be shown. 
  • Interim analysis of a prospective randomized clinical trial will be considered if it is performed as planned in the original protocol and is statistically valid.
  • Abstracts of clinically-related subjects should be combined into a single abstract. 

Note: Submission of multiple abstracts on a single study may result in the rejection of one or more abstracts.

Submission Requirements

Provide your full name, academic degree(s), institution, address, and email address and recent photograph. You will receive all future correspondence from us regarding the status of your abstract

The selected abstracts will be published in Conference Proceedings.

Important Dates:

Early Bird Discount Registration Offer: On/Before March 28, 2020

Early Bird Abstract Submission Date: March 28, 2020

Speaker Presentations Sessions and Time limits:

Keynote Speech 40-45 Minutes,

Workshop/Symposium 60 Minutes

Plenary Speech 20-25 Minutes, 

Poster Presentation 10-15 Minutes



Market Analysis

Global Market research on COPD

The global COPD market is estimated to currently be worth $11.3 billion, and is forecast to reach

a value of $15.6 billion by 2019. The drugs driving this growth include once-daily LABA/LAMA

fixed-dose combinations such as QVA-149, umeclidinium bromide/vilanterol and olodaterol/tiotropium.

The opportunity in the U.S. and China asthma and COPD drugs market is slated to rise from a valuation of US$13.0 bn in 2015 to be worth US$18.7 bn by 2024. If these values hold true, the market is likely to expand at a modest CAGR of 4.1% therein.

North America leads the global market for asthma &COPD drugs and devices. North America was followed by Europe in terms of market capitalization. Asia Pacific is expected to be the fastest regional market for asthma and COPD owing to the increased incidence of asthma & other respiratory diseases in industrial regions.

The current asthma and COPD market is primarily driven by increasing patient population. It is also growing due to factors such as price erosion and expiry of patents of leading drug brands in the market. However, it is estimated that in the next five years, the global asthma and COPD drug market is expected to grow slowly and steadfast. The COPD segment was projected to be worth USD 10,593.2 million and is expected to reach USD 12,619.8 million in 2017.

In Europe, LABA / ICS combinations and LTA (Montelukast) drugs are more popular for asthma and COPD treatment.

Major COPD Research Associations around Asia Pacific

COPD Patient Organization of Vietnam

COPD Patients Club Kyrgyzstan

COPD Club of Northern Thailand

Asian Pacific Society of Respirology

Chinese COPD Patient Education Organziation

Major COPD Research Associations around Globe

Alpha-1 Foundation

American Association for Respiratory Care

American College of Chest Physicians

American College of Emergency Physicians

American College of Physicians

American Lung Association

Canadian Lung Association (CLA)

COPD Foundation

Target Audience:

• Directors, Board Members, Presidents, Vice Presidents, Deans and Head of the Departments

• COPD Students, Scientists, Faculty

• Medical Colleges

• COPD Associations and Societies

• Business Entrepreneurs, Pharmaceutical companies

Universities Associated with COPD 2017

Major Universities on COPD Research

Kumamoto University, Japan

Tokyo National Hospital, Japan

KindaiUniversity, Japan

Okayama University, Japan

Medi7 Bentleigh, Australia

Macquarie University, Australia

Australian national university, Australia

Charles Darwin University Casoria Australia

Curtin University Bentley, Australia

Dar Al Uloom University, Saudi Arabia

Iqbal Chest Centre, Bangladesh

Imperial College London, United Kingdom

Linnaeus University, Sweden

University Of California Los Angeles, United States

Columbia University Medical Center, United States

Harvard University, United States


Top few companies in this global market:



F. Hoffmann-La Roche

Novartis and Merck




Boehringer Ingelheim







Global COPD & Asthma Devices Market, By Product



Inhalers accounted for the major market and is expected to continue its dominance till 2020

Global COPD & Asthma Devices Market, By Geography

North America




LAMEA region would exhibit the highest CAGR of 4.9% during 2017-2020

Past Conference Report

COPD 2019

Conference series LLC Ltd successfully hosted for "9th International Conference on COPD and Lungs" during August 19-20, 2019, Tokyo, Japan. COPD 2019 conference was organized around the theme "Every breath counts: Halt the rise of COPDand it was a great success where eminent keynote speakers from various reputed organizations made their resplendent presence and addressed the gathering.

COPD 2019 was marked by the attendance of Editorial Board Members of supported Journals like Journal of Pulmonary & Respiratory Medicine, Journal of Lung Diseases & Treatment and Journal of Pulmonary Medicine. Many Scientists, young and brilliant Researchers, Business Delegates and talented Student Communities representing from varies countries made this conference fruitful and productive driving the three-day event into the path of success with thought provoking keynote and plenary presentations.

9th International Conference on COPD and Lungs covered the following scientific sessions and discussions:

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Respiratory Diseases

Pneumonia and COPD

Asthma and COPD

COPD and Cardiovascular Diseases

Advanced Respiratory Disease Treatment

Lung cancer

Drug Discovery of COPD

Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Epidemiology of COPD

Genetic Risk Factor of COPD

Pathophysiology of COPD

Pediatric Pulmonology

Tuberculosis and COPD

Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Pulmonary Hypertension

Lung Diseases

Stages of Asthma

COPD 2019 Organizing Committee would like to thank the Moderator of the conference.

Heru Wiyono

Persahabatan Hospital, Indonesia

With the feedback from the participants and supporters of COPD 2019, Conference series LLC Ltd is glad to announce 10th International Conference on COPD and Lungs (COPD 2020) during May 25-26, 2020 in Kyoto, Japan. COPD 2020 will cover some of the most challenging topics and advancements in research in the fields of Pulmonary and Respiratory medicine.



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