The ERS Lung Science Conference (LSC) is a showcase for cutting-edge research and its translation into clinical solutions. Its originality and success are based on facilitating dialogue between young scientists and established investigators.


The programme consists of presentations delivered by experts, young investigators oral presentations and poster sessions based on abstract submissions. After each presentation, time is allocated for questions and discussion. Specifically, LSC 2023 is intended to present the latest advances in post-viral lung diseases.

Special features for early-career delegates will be organised, including a session on Successfully funding your future research and the annual mentorship programme.

Conference format

Participants benefit from:

  • Cutting-edge scientific sessions
  • Access to international experts
  • Possibility to submit abstracts for presentation and discussion

Programme coordinators

The conference programme has been developed by an expert committee consisting of the following members:

Prof. Dr Silke Meiners
ERS Conferences and Seminars Director
Research Center Borstel
Borstel, Germany

Prof. Dr Hamida Hammad
LSC 2023 Programme Coordinator
Ghent Univesity Hospital
Ghent, Belgium

Prof. Michael Holtzman
LSC 2023 Programme Coordinator
Washington University
St. Louis, USA

Prof. Gisli Jenkins
LSC 2023 Programme Coordinator
Imperial College London 
London, United Kingdom

Dr Niki Ubags
LSC 2023 Programme Coordinator
Centre des Laboratoires d’Epalinges CLE
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois (CHUV)
Epalinges, Switzerland


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The Lung Science Conference 2023 is granted with 20.5 CME credits by the European Board for Accreditation in Pneumology (EBAP). The number of credits that you will receive corresponds to your attendance during the conference. Please note that you need to sign the register of attendance each day to ensure that you receive the CME credits. Participants of the live stream can claim CME credits for the hours spent viewing the sessions live.


EBAP has granted CME credits with the Mark of Excellence.

Mark of Excellence criteria:

  • Lifelong learning – the programme stimulates lifelong learning
  • Needs assessments – there are clear “learning gaps” which will be covered by the programme
  • Learning methods – learners are exposed to different types of learning methods
  • Outcomes measurements – offering creative, formative and summative assessments