Looking Ahead to Wednesday at the International Conference


The ATS 2022 International Conference offers myriad opportunities to connect with and learn from experts in a variety of respiratory health specialties. Here’s what conference participants can expect Wednesday, May 18, from the ATS Center, Meet the Experts sessions, and Outside Organization sessions.

ATS Center

The ATS Center features live programming throughout the International Conference, as well as information on how to stay connected with the Society all year. Featured activities include Ask Me Anything opportunities with key ATS staff, lively discussions with prominent ATS members, and more. Located in the South Lobby of the Moscone Center, the ATS Center also acts as the #ATS2022 social media hub, with selfie stations and information about social media surprises during the conference.

The ATS Center is open 8 a.m.-12 p.m. PT on Wednesday.


Meet the Experts

All Meet the Experts sessions take place in the Moscone Center. For full descriptions of sessions, visit the online itinerary.

7-8 a.m. PT

  • ME43. Diagnostic Evaluation of ILD Patients, Room 103 (South Building, Street Level)
  • ME44. Sleep Disordered Breathing in Heart Failure: Proper Diagnosis and Treatment, Room 58/60 (South Building, Lower Mezzanine), 
  • ME45. Malignant Pleural Diseases: Translational Research to Clinical Management, Room 70/72 (South Building, Lower Mezzanine)
  • ME46. Bronchiectasis: Update On Guidelines And New Therapeutics, Room 74/76 (South Building, Lower Mezzanine)

 10-11 a.m. PT

  • ME47. Management of Non-CF Bronchiectasis: Targeting Inflammation And Infection, Room 50/62 (South Building, Lower Mezzanine)
  • ME48. Patient Selection For Bronchoscopic Lung Volume Reduction For Emphysema, Room 74/76 (South Building, Lower Mezzanine)
  • ME49. Sleep Health: A New Frontier of Harm From Air Pollution?, Room 58/60 (South Building, Lower Mezzanine)
  • ME50. Assessing RV Function Using Pressure-Volume Loops: Preclinical And Clinical Approaches, Room 70/72 (South Building, Lower Mezzanine)
  • ME51. Interstitial Lung Disease Radiology: Interpreting Images To Narrow Your Differential Diagnosis, Room 74/76 (South Building, Lower Mezzanine)

11:30 a.m-12:30 p.m. PT

  • ME52. Myositis-Associated ILD: Managing Diagnostic and Treatment Challenges, Room 50/62 (South Building, Lower Mezzanine)
  • ME53. Immune Checkpoint Inhibition in Lung Cancer Patients Carrying COVID-19-Related Fibrosis, Room 52/54/56 (South Building, Lower Mezzanine), Moscone Center
  • ME54. Increasing Complexity of Lung Transplant Candidates: From Advanced Age to Bridge From ECMO, Room 58/60 (South Building, Lower Mezzanine)
  • ME55. Drug-Induced Sarcoidosis, Room 70/72 (South Building, Lower Mezzanine)
  • ME56. Prehospital Antibiotics for Sepsis: Evidence, Challenges, and Risks, Room 74/76 (South Building, Lower Mezzanine)

Outside Organization Sessions

All Outside Organization sessions take place in the Moscone Center. For full descriptions of sessions, visit the online itinerary.

12-1 p.m. PT

  • L20. New Findings from the Subpopulations and Intermediate Outcome Measures in COPD II (SPIROMICS II) Study, Room 3014 (West Building, Level 3)
  • L22. Findings from the Mechanisms Underlying Asthma Exacerbations Prevented and Persistent with Immune-Based Therapy: A Systems Approach Phase 2 (MUPPITS-2), Room 2006/2008 (West Building, Level 2)
  • L24. The Pediatric Adenotonsillectomy Trial for Snoring (PATS), Room 3006/3008 (West Building, Level 3)
  • L25. The Molecular Atlas of Lung Development (LUNGMAP), Phase 2, Room 3001/3003 (West Building, Level 3)
  • L26. The NHLBI IPF Models Consortium, Room 3005/3007 (West Building, Level 3)

Register for ATS 2023

Register today for the ATS 2023 International Conference! Don’t miss this opportunity to take part in the in-person conference, May 19-24 in Washington, DC. Join your colleagues to learn about the latest developments in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine.