Lung Science Conference 2022

Mucosal immunology of the lung: balancing protective immunity and chronic inflammation

20th Lung Science Conference | 10–13 March, 2022 | Estoril, Portugal

The ERS Lung Science Conference (LSC) is at the forefront of basic and translational respiratory science and is an essential event for budding respiratory researchers looking to boost their career. It offers a unique opportunity to network with peers from across the globe and will present cutting-edge abstracts on novel experimental lung research.

Join us in person or online — registration is open

We are extremely pleased to announce that the upcoming Lung Science Conference will be an in-person event, with an option of online attendance also available.

Onsite spaces are limited, and we recommend early registration to avoid disappointment. Both onsite and online delegates will benefit from a comprehensive programme. However, some activities and sessions will be exclusive to those who join us in person, these are:

  • Mentorship lunch
  • Two poster sessions
  • Access to the onsite exhibition
  • Evening pre-dinner talk
  • Access to the experts
  • In-person networking

Note: All sessions which are accessible to online delegates are clearly indicated in the programme.


Three prizes will be awarded during the conference:

  • William MacNee Award — Young Investigator Session — recognising your presenters (40 years of age or less at the time of the conference) who submitted and outstanding abstract
  • Geoffrey Laurent Award — Best oral presentation
  • Distinguished Poster Awards

Mentorship programme

Each abstract author receiving a bursary is selected to the mentorship programme. Together with an appointed mentor, they will have the opportunity to discuss both scientific and career questions during a dedicated mentorship lunch on the second day of the conference.

Early career session

A special session for early career delegates is organised each year, taking place on Saturday afternoon during the conference.

Abstract submission

Abstract submission for the Lung Science Conference 2022 is now open. The extended deadline to submit abstracts is 19 November at 23:59 CET. Submit an abstract.