Research has revolutionised the lives of people with asthma


About the Program

The Conference will bring together international, Australian and local clinicians, researchers and practitioners in asthma and allied health conditions. 

Asthma Conference Program (PDF 809KB)

Detailed Conference Program (PDF 269.1KB)

Keynote Speakers

Following extensive consultation with the sector and feedback from the 2013 and 2015 conference delegates the 2017 program will cover a broad range of topics including:

Evaluating the breathless patient

  • Management of dyspnoea
  • Misdiagnosis of asthma
  • Exercise induced bronchoconstriction

Asthma and Allergy

  • Identification of allergy
  • Role of the upper airway in asthma
  • Anaphylaxis and asthma

Successful models of care in targeted populations

  • Working with older Australians
  • Working with people with mental health issues
  • Working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians


Occupational Asthma

Asthma Self-Management and Optimizing Asthma Control

  • Working together to improve adherence in young people
  • Asthma devises
  • New technologies and asthma (Apps, gaps and monitoring)

Difficult to treat asthma and Severe Asthma

  • Evaluation of severe asthma
  • New treatment options for severe asthma

Paediatric Asthma

  • Factors that predict asthma remission
  • Asthma management in children and young people


  • Smoking cessation and e-cigarettes – good or bad for asthma
  • Asthma and obesity – how diet impacts on asthma
  • Vitamin D – fact or fiction

Asthma tools and skills

  • Interpretation of spirometry
  • Motivational interviewing and people with asthma
  • Asthma telehealth – can COACH assist people to improve asthma control


National Supporters

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