Submit an abstract or session

The Union World Conference accepts submissions for abstracts, symposia, post-graduate courses, workshops and satellite session submissions on lung health issues such as tuberculosis and TB co-infections, tobacco control, air pollution, COPD, pneumonia, civil society and community engagement, human rights and other topics.

The Union remains committed to ensuring knowledge sharing and collaboration throughout this difficult period, and to ensuring that services for those seeking care for TB and lung disease are maintained in this time of uncertainty. Read the full COVID-19 statement.

Submissions of abstracts, symposia, post-graduate courses and workshops are open until 14 April.

Satellite session submissions will be open until 6 July with a second round of submissions from 7 July – 7 September, upon availability.

Abstract submissions for TBScience 2020 open on 15 June.

Find out about The Union’s Abstract Mentor Programme which provides an opportunity for individuals with limited experience writing and submitting abstracts to work with a volunteer mentor, someone with notable experience.

Please read the following carefully before submitting:

Abstract & session submission

Having carefully reviewed the guidelines, tracks and review criteria, make your submission here:

Proceed with programme submission

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