Bronchiectasis Patient Conference 2022: save the date!

*UPDATE* Registration is now open! Please visit the event page for full details of the event and to register: 

On Sunday 27 March ELF will hold its second virtual patient conference about bronchiectasis. It will focus on treatment and self-management. The programme has been developed with members of the ELF Bronchiectasis Patient Advisory Group and clinicians in EMBARC (the European Bronchiectasis Registry).

Presentations from patients and clinician experts in the field of bronchiectasis are planned on the following:

  • Overview of bronchiectasis and main treatments
  • Airway clearance techniques
  • Nutrition and diet
  • Psychological aspects
  • Pseudomonas
  • Role of viral infections
  • New research and treatments

Participants will also have opportunities to have their questions answered by experts on the day.

The virtual conference will run from 10:00-16:00 CEST/9:00-15:00 BST and is aimed at patients and caregivers of people with bronchiectasis. Anyone interested in bronchiectasis is also welcome to join.

A full programme and registration details will be available on the ELF website ( soon. If you would like to be contacted when registration opens or have any other questions about the conference, please contact

Confirmed speakers so far: Dr Michal Shteinberg (Israel), Professor James Chalmers (UK), Professor Stefano Aliberti (Italy), Dr Pieter Goeminne (Belgium), Dr Josje Altenburg (Netherlands).

Find out more about bronchiectasis on the ELF website.