General Information

Congress Venue

The HILTON LONDON METROPOLE Hotel is the Headquarters of the VI World Asthma, Allergy & COPD Forum (Address: 225 Edgware Road, London W2 1JU, UK).


April 27 – 30, 2013


The official language of the Congress is English.


The secretariat of the Congress will be open in the HILTON LONDON METROPOLE Hotel:

April 27, 14.00 – 19.00                            April 29, 10.00 – 16.00

April 28, 10.00 – 16. 00                           April 30, 10.00 – 14.00

Name Badges

All Congress participants, official guests, accompanying persons are kindly requested to wear their name badges for the participation in all scientific sessions and social events of the Congress.

Opening Ceremony

The Opening Ceremony of the VI World Asthma, Allergy & COPD Forum will be held in the Congress Center of the HILTON LONDON METROPOLE Hotel, on April 27, at 10.00 a.m. Admission by name badges.

Oral Presentations

Oral presentations last up to 20 min, lectures for physicians up to 45 min.

PPT Presentations and Slides

Power Point Presentations (on CD or flash) should be handed to the representative of the Congress Secretariat in advance but not later than 15 min prior to the start of the session.

Poster Presentations

All posters should be displayed in the hall of the HILTON LONDON METROPOLE Hotel according to the Congress Program on April 28–30. Presenters are requested to attend their poster site from 12.00 through 12.30 and from 17.15 through 17.45. The poster size is 75×120 cm.


In compliance with the EBAP/EACCME guidelines, all speakers/chairs participating in this program have disclosed potential conflicts of interest that might cause bias in the presentations. The organizing committee of the VI WORLD ASTHMA, ALLERGY & COPD FORUM is responsible for ensuring that all potential conflicts of interest relevant to the event are declared to the audience prior to the CME activities.