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2021 KAPAPD-APAPARI Joint Congress

2021 KAPARD-APAPARI Joint Congress
Korean Academy of Pediatric Allergy and respiratory Disease
The Asia Pacific Association of Pediatric Allergy, Respirology & Immunology
Date : May 20(Thu) ~ 22 (Sat), 2021
Venue : Swiss Grand Hotel, Seoul, Korea

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Dear Colleagues and Friends

It is our great pleasure and honor to welcome you to the 2021 KAPARD-APAPARI Joint Congress in Seoul, Korea.

At a time when many academic conferences are postponed and canceled due to COVID-19 and the opportunity to meet and share thoughts has narrowed, we hope to hold the congress successfully with you.

APAPARI has been established as an important platform in the field of Asia Pediatric Allergy and Respirology and will be more expanded and shared. We successfully hosted APAPARI Congress in 2005 and are set to host a second one this time. We will prepare with all our hearts, and I wish you could grace us with your presence and support.

Seoul is the capital and heart of Korean's culture, economy, education, and politics. With its extensive history and heritage, Seoul is home to many historical sites and traditional cultures and also is renowned for cutting-edge technology, K-pop, foods, and fashion. This dynamic city converges the old and new worlds.

We know well from experience that there was a hardship in good times, and there was always a hope in times of trouble. Now, we are facing an unprecedented global crisis, but if we all work together, we can overcome this and open a new era taking advantage of this crisis. The board of directors will always listen to your voices.

On behalf of the organizing committee, I extend you a warm welcome once again. I wish all esteemed overseas guests to have a wonderful and memorable stay in Seoul. We hope you will find this congress to be an enjoyable opportunity to gain knowledge in the field of pediatric allergy, respirology, and immunology, and enjoy scientific, cultural, and socially interactive experiences.

We look forward to your support and wish you good health and safety.

Thank you.

With warmest regards,

  • Soo-Jong Hong, M.D., Ph.D Congress President,
    KAPARD-APAPARI Joint Congress 2021



Dear Colleagues and Friends

I want you to come to Seoul in 2021, and discover new findings in pediatric allergy, respirology and immunology.

Needless to say, that allergic diseases in children constitute a growing health problem, affecting millions of children and their families in the Asia-Pacific region, and having a considerable socioeconomic impact worldwide. More research in Asian countries is needed, aiming to solve specific Asian issues in pediatric allergy, issues that even are country specific.

Never before have I been looking forward more to an international “life” meeting on pediatric allergy, respirology and immunology than now, after a terrible 2020 during which the COVID-19 pandemic forced us to cancel all life activities, and to switch to virtual meetings. Although virtual meetings was the best we could achieve in 2020 - I hereby refer to our excellent virtual Kyoto meeting in collaboration with WAO an JSA - life meetings with face-to-face interactions and discussions, the input of enthusiastic audiences, and various social activities offer so much more excitement, passion and learning opportunities.

This 2021 Congress in Seoul will cover the latest scientific developments in allergy, presented by renowned international, regional, and national speakers and will give you a unique opportunity to catch-up, and interact with key world opinion leaders. I am sure all of us are very “hungry” for this, and I am sure all of us are will be there, in Seoul, in May 2021.

Let us hope for a better 2021, let us stay strong and positive and let us look forward to this exciting “life” Congress

Warm regards,

  • Hugo Van Bever President APAPARI (2019- 2021)
ⓒ Korean Academy of Pediatric Allergy and Respiratory Disease
  • President, Organizing Committee : Soo-Jong Hong
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