International Congress of Airway & Interstitial Lung Diseases (ICAILD 2018)

Document Type : letter to editor


Polmonologist, Lung Diseases Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran


“International Congress of Airway & Interstitial Lung Diseases” took place on November 14-16, 2018, in Pardisan Hotel,Mashhad,Iran. Hosted in our home city of Mashhad, the second largest city, in the North East of Iran. It is famous for the holy shrine of Imam Reza as well as Toos,the residence of Ferdowsi, the great Persian poet.
The congress scientific program presented the best in science and educational sessions in the fields of Airway disorders and Interstitial Lung Diseases from outstanding researchers. The meeting was an excellent part for exchanging the knowledge and experiences between Pulmonary Medicine and other related disciplines in terms of Rheumatology, Radiology, Pathology, Occupational Medicine, and Thoracic Surgery.
During this congress, experienced International speakers from USA, Italy, India, Jordan, South Africa, and Kuwait, were invited and participated and interactive sessions were held up.
Additionally, interesting workshops about Non-invasive Mechanical Ventilation, IOS, Cardiopulmonary Exercise Test, Cryobiopsy in interstitial lung disease, and EBUS were performed.