14th World Congress for Bronchology (WCB) and 14th World Congress for Bronchoesophagology (WCBE)
The 14th WCB and WCBE, co-sponsored by the WAB and the International Bronchoesophagology Society (IBES), will be held in 2006, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, under the presidency of Hugo Esteva, M.D. Further details regarding the 14th WCB and WCBE will be announced in forthcoming issues of the Journal.
15th WCB and 15th WCBE
The 15th WCB and WCBE, co-sponsored by the WAB and the IBES, will be held in 2008, in Tokyo, Japan, under the presidency of Harubumi Kato, M.D. Further details regarding the 15th WCB and WCBE will be announced in forthcoming issues of the Journal.
Invitation to Host the 16th WCB in 2010
The Secretariat of the WAB hereby invites WAB members to propose a location for the 16th WCB in the year 2010, for which applications should be sent to the WAB Secretariat together with reasons for the selection of the location as well as sufficient information regarding travel facilities, meeting venue, hotels, time of the year for the Congress, finances, and social programs. The applications will be discussed and the location for the 16th WCB selected by the WAB Board of Regents at the Board meeting, June 20-23, 2004, in Barcelona, Spain. Applications must reach the WAB Secretariat by March 15, 2004. Address applications to: WAB Secretariat, 2-6 Kojimacho 3-chome, Chofu, Tokyo 182-0026, Japan; Fax 81-424-82-4990 or 81-424-82-4997; e-mail:wab@aioros. ocn.ne.jp.