ERS Presidential Summits

ERS Presidential Summits are a forum for discussion between science and policy and provide a broad platform from which to tackle respiratory disease. Topics have ranged from developing the European Respiratory Roadmap to discussions about health inequalities and research priorities.

Note: participation in these events is by invitation only. Contact


“Breaking down barriers to lung health: a better environment for better medicines”

2-3 July, 2014

The European Respiratory Society is hosting its 2014 Annual Presidential Summit…

Rome, Italy


Bridging the Health Divide in Europe

8-9 June, 2012

The ERS will host a summit on health inequalities and Non-Communicable Diseases…

Tallinn, Estonia


Personalising respiratory care in Europe

16-17 June, 2015

The European Respiratory Society hosted its 2015 Annual Presidential Summit in…

Brussels, Belgium


“Research gaps, patient needs and innovative solutions: a forward look on lung health research”

7-8 June, 2013

“Following on in the tradition set for the ERS Presidency, I will address the…

Dublin, Ireland