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ATS Interest Groups

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An Interest Group of the American Thoracic Society is defined as a community of ATS members (typically between 15-50) and attendees at the ATS International Conference with an interest in networking and advancing a specific area of knowledge, health care or research initiative, or technology within the areas of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine.

Interest groups must be affiliated with a specific ATS assembly or with the approval of the ATS Executive Committee.  Currently, ATS has eight interest groups:

Interest groups wishing to meet during the ATS International Conference must abide by clearly established protocols. Click here to learn more.

ATS Interest Groups Meeting Times – ATS 2018 International Conference San Diego, CA

AssemblyDate & TimeLocation
Dental Sleep Medicine Sunday, May 20
5:30 - 8:30 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego - Balboa BC (Second Level - Seaport Tower)
Neonatal and Developing Lung Tuesday, May 22
5:00-7:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego - Seaport Ballroom C (Second Level - Seaport Tower)
Pulmonary & Critical Care Network Veterans Administration Sunday, May 20
11:45 - 1:15 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego - Seaport Ballroom C (Second Level - Seaport Tower)
Pulmonary/Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Professionals of South Asian Sub-Continent Origin (SASCO) Sunday, May 20
11:30 - 1:30 PM
Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina - Santa Rosa (Level 1 - South Tower)
LGBTQ Interest Group Reception Sunday, May 20
6:00 - 8:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego - Golden Hill AB (Third Level - Seaport Tower)
Integrative Therapies Monday, May 21
11:45 - 1:15 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego - Golden Hill B - (Third Level - Seaport Tower)
Infant and Preschool Lung Function Sunday, May 20
11:45 - 1:15 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego - Balboa BC (Second Level - Seaport Tower)
African Interest Group (AIG) Meeting Sunday, May 20
6:00PM - 8:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego - Harbor Ballroom D (Second Level - Harbor Tower)
Aging in Critical Care Monday, May 21
6:30-8:00 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego - America's Cup AB (Fourth Level)
Women in Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Monday, May 21
6:30-8:00 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego - America's Cup CD (Fourth Level)
Pulmonary Complications of Childhood Cancer Monday, May 21
11:45 – 1:15 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego - Mission Beach BC (Third Level- Seaport Tower)
Supplemental Oxygen Therapy Sunday, May 20
11:45 – 1:15 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego - Marina (Lobby Level)
Children's Interstitial and Diffuse Lung Disease Research Network (chILDREN) Monday, May 21
6:30- 8:00 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego  - Seaport Ballroom C (Second Level – Seaport Tower)
Last Reviewed: April 2018