The Second World Conference of COPD Patient Organizations was organized by the International COPD Coalition, the Allergic Rhinitis and its Impact on Asthma initiative, the European Federation of Allergy and Airways Diseases Patients Associations, the World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA), the International Primary Care Respiratory Group, and the China COPD Alliance. It took place in Shanghai, China following the 16th Congress of the Asia-Pacific Society for Respirology, on November 6-7, 2011.
Click on the links below for more information about activities and sessions at the conference.
Read about the press conference that took place on November 6, view photos, and download ICC press releases.
ICC Achievement Award Presentation and Reception
See photos of the conference reception and the ceremony in which the first ICC Achievement Award was presented to Dr. Zhu Chen and the Chinese Health Ministry.
Find out about the topics covered and the presenters who participated in the conference plenary sessions.
Read about the panel discussion that took place at the end of the conference.
ICC Advocacy Platform
Read the platform for COPD advocacy that was developed by conference participants, and download your copy.
Conference Summaries and Press
Read summaries of the conference and articles prepared for academic journals by conference participants.
See a list of conference sponsors.
Find out more about ICC and the next international conference of COPD patient organizations.