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Congress & Events

ERS International Congress 2021

Welcome to the official website of the virtual European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress – a dynamic, digital networking experience that offers the latest in respiratory medicine and science. This year’s congress takes place on 5–8 September, 2021.

Our annual congress is the once-a-year occasion when the world’s respiratory experts meet, to present and discuss the latest scientific and clinical advances across the entire field of respiratory medicine. The reputation of ERS derives from the outstanding scientific programme of our congress, which is now the largest respiratory meeting in the world.

Check the session proposal deadlines and priority topics for this year's event

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Congress programme


A preliminary programme for this year’s Congress is now available. Browse sessions and build your customised agenda based on topic, session type, speaker and more

Session types

Congress features a variety of session types to ensure formats are engaging and provide varying levels of interaction and focused presentations.

Entitlements, instructions and templates

Access useful information and resources to prepare for your role as faculty, a case submitter and / or abstract author.

Information for industry

Access all information for industry

Become a partner

See what opportunities are available for partnering with the ERS Congress.

Exhibiting at congress

The ERS Congress exhibition is a showcase of the latest innovations in the respiratory field.

Congress & Events
Looking ahead

Next year’s ERS International Congress will take place in Barcelona, Spain from 3–7 September, 2022 at FIRA Barcelona Gran Via.

Please note: This event was originally set to take place on 10–14 September in Munich, Germany. Due to another large-scale conference taking place in Munich at that time, the event has been rescheduled to ensure the quality of the Congress experience.

FIRA Barcelona Gran Via

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If you have any questions about the upcoming congress you may contact the ERS departments or official partners directly.

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