PROGRAM | Program

Inhalation Asia 2017 (IA17) will start at lunch time on Wednesday 13 September 2017 and will finish on Friday 15 September 2017 at 5 O’Clock in the afternoon. IA17 will take place at the University of Macau, Macau (China).  IA17 will be a multi strands event with lectures, posters, technology products and services exhibition, teaching and networking sessions.

The call for abstracts for podium presentations is now closed. You may however submit your abstracts for poster presentations. Attendees wishing to present their work, research, products, technologies, insights in pulmonary and intranasal drug delivery are invited to submitted their abstract on line on the Present Page of the Inhalation Asia website.

The conference program can be downloaded here:

Download the IA17 Conference Programme

A clickable on line program can be found on this page: Timetable

We are delighted that the following plenary speakers will join the event:

Prof. Julian Crane from Otago University New Zealand will talk on Nebulising Nicotine: an old drug gets a makeover
The paradox at the heart of smoking addiction: smoking tobacco is lethal but it is the vehicle not the drug that kills – we have been slow to exploit this
Nicotine by inhalation whether by MDI or e-cigarette nebulisers offers improved cessation and safer recreational use – so why all the controversy?
How can inhalation technology help?

Dr. Ying Zheng from Macao University China will talk on Inhalation Therapy of Traditional Chinese Medicine
The history of TCM inhalation therapy
Clinical application of inhalable TCM
New formulation and outlook of TCM inhalation therapy

Prof. Igor Gonda from Aradigm USA will talk on Back to the future: Inhaled Liposomes
Inhaled liposomes: Started as a great idea - Had a promising start - Received generous support
Why did it take 50 years to get to Phase 3?
Why did it cost so much to develop?  What is in it for the patients?

In addition to the plenary speakers, IA17 will showcase advances on the following topics:

Session 1- Inhaled Drug Delivery: Beyond Asthma & COPD 

Session 2- Formulation and Analytics

Session 3- Nasal Products

Session 4- Devices

Session 5- Getting ready for the Markets

Training workshops and a speed networking event will also be organised.

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You can access the abstracts and presentations of previous Inhalation Asia events on this page: