Respiratory Failure and Mechanical Ventilation Conference

Organisers : Leo Heunks (Chair), Lieuwe Bos, Anna-Maria Carlucci, Brigitte Fauroux, Stefano Nava, Marcus Schultz, Wolfram Windisch.

The Respiratory Failure and Mechanical Ventilation Conference features cutting-edge scientific sessions and interactive educational content. You will have access to the experts in the field and be able to participate in hands-on practical skills sessions. The conference will also provide networking opportunities, together with the possibility to submit cases and abstracts for presentation/discussion.

Conference programme

The programme for the conference has been developed around three main tracks:

  • Adult acute respiratory failure
  • Chronic respiratory failure
  • Paediatric respiratory failure

Attendees may wish to follow a track during the conference, however you are free to attend any session from the programme.

Session formats

There will be a focus on interactive sessions throughout the conference. Further information on the format of the conference sessions will follow.

Who can attend?

The conference is aimed at pulmonologists and other professionals working in critical care such as intensivists, emergency medicine physicians, anaesthesiologist, physiotherapists, respiratory nurses, allied health professionals, paediatricians and cardiologists.


Registration to attend opens in May 2019.

Abstracts submission

Abstracts submission opens in May 2019. The deadline for abstracts submission is end of June 2019.