Dear Colleagues and Friends,

A warm welcome to the 2nd EUROPEAN CONGRESS FOR BRONCHOLOGY & INTERVENTIONAL PULMONOLOGY(ECBIP) held  with the cooperation of the Turkish Respiratory Society on April 27-30, 2013 in CESME-IZMIR TURKEY.

Through the efforts of the Advisory Committee, Committee of Chairs, and Scientific Committee, a course has been designed that will provide health care professionals from around the world the opportunity to learn about the recent advances in Interventional Pulmonology.

The congress will feature high-quality educational symposia, that will highlight the cutting-edge issues and new technology that is important to all practitioners in these fields. Interesting cases shall be presented in the Grand Rounds. The free paper oral and poster presentation sessions which provide a good opportunity for the participants to share their clinical experience and research findings will be judged by a panel of international and regional experts. Participating exhibitors will be showcasing their latest products.

Also, the congress has been endorsed by the WABIP, ACCP, ERS and ESTS, strong and important scientific societies.

I sincerely hope you will gain valuable knowledge and skills at this congress and work towards elevating the standard of care for patients with respiratory diseases. I also hope this congress will provide you the opportunity to meet up with old friends and to make new ones. Lastly, I would like to express my sincere thanks to all who have lent their support and contribution to make this congress a success.

We look forward to seeing you!


Felix J. Herth,
President of the EABIP

Dear Beloved Friends and Colleagues,

We are more than happy and in a sweet excitement to invite you to the 2nd European Congress for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology (ECBIP) that will be realized with the invaluable contribution and participation of an elite international faculty at a naturally beautiful venue, Cesme-Izmir, Turkey.

The experienced and generous cooperation of the Turkish Respiratory Society and friendly endorsements of four strong and respected societies, WABIP, ACCP, ERS and ESTS make us feel proud and confident while proceeding towards a successful event.

As a team, we wish to do our best to give you a congress with up-to-date and high-quality sessions, cutting-edge topics and novelties in interventional pulmonology and pulmonary medicine as well as providing a social and scientific environment of friendly interaction and sharing clinical and research experiences. Furthermore, latest technology displayed by the exhibitors will be considerably complementary to these efforts.

We extend a warm welcome and wish you to join us at this congress!

Warm greetings  and regards,

Chris T. Bolliger

President of the 2nd ECBIP

Benan Çağlayan

President of the 2nd ECBIP

Semra Bilaçeroğlu

Secretary of the 2nd ECBIP