About this event

  • Date and time Tue 28 Sep 2021 from 9:00am to 5:30pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Respiratory Medicine

Respiratory medicine has a very exciting future ahead. There are several respiratory conditions entering new eras in their prevention, diagnosis and treatment. This webpage allows you to book a ticket to attend the meeting in-person. If you would like to watch the live stream, please book here >>

Using the NHS Long Term Plan as a guide, this event will cover the key domains of the future of respiratory medicine, including prevention, early diagnosis, personalised approach, better digital services, and primary and community care.

This event will consist of an exciting mixture of talks and panel debates, featuring world-renowned expertsThe event will cover a wide array of topics, including artificial intelligence, wearable technology, gene therapy, and many more.  

The learning objectives include:

  • Outline current research in the fields of smoking cessation and e-cigarettes
  • Outline state-of-the-art approaches for the early diagnosis of respiratory conditions, including artificial intelligence and machine learning
  • Give examples of personalised medicine in respiratory conditions
  • To demonstrate the future role of medical technology in respiratory medicine.  
  • To outline the importance of integrated care in the future management of respiratory conditions. 

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Standard pricing available until 28 September 2021.


RSM Member RSM Trainee RSM Student
£96.00 £57.00 £30.00

Non - Member

Non - Member Trainee Student
£160.00 £95.00 £50.00

Key speakers

Professor Andrea Aliverti

Professor of Bioengineering, Politecnico di Milano

Professor Ann McNeill

Professor of Tobacco Addiction and Vice Dean of the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King’s College London

Professor Ian Pavord

Professor of Respiratory Medicine, University of Oxford

Professor Uta Griesenbach

President of the British Society for Gene and Cell Therapy


View the programme


E-Cigarettes: Current and Future Perspectives

Professor Ann McNeill, Professor of Tobacco Addiction and Vice Dean of the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King’s College London

Future Solutions to Air Pollution

Dr Audrey de Nazelle, Lead of the Network of Excellence on Air Quality, Imperial College London

Early Diagnosis

Early Diagnosis of Lung Cancer

Dr Jeremy George, Consultant Respiratory Physician, University College London

Genetics in Early Diagnosis

Professor Louise Wain, Chair of Respiratory Research, British Lung Foundation

Artificial Intelligence in Early Diagnosis

Speaker TBC

Panel discussion

Personalised Approach

Personalised Medicine in Asthma

Professor Ian Pavord, Professor of Respiratory Medicine, University of Oxford

Personalised Medicine in COPD

Professor Mona Bafadhel, Associate Professor of Respiratory Medicine, University of Oxford

Gene Therapy

Professor Uta Griesenbach, President of the British Society for Gene and Cell Therapy

Panel discussion

Better Digital Services

Wearable Technology

Professor Andrea Aliverti, Professor of Bioengineering, Politecnico di Milano

Innovation in Inhaled Drug Delivery

Dr Omar Usmani, Reader in Respiratory Medicine and Chair of the UK lnhaler Group

Panel discussion

Primary and Community Care

Future of Respiratory Integrated Care: Panel Discussion

Chair: Dr Sarah Sibley, Clinical Lead for Community Respiratory Services at Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital; Dr Vincent Mak, Clinical Director of the London Respiratory Clinical Network; Dr Irem Patel, Lead of the Kings Health Partners integrated respiratory team; Dr Daryl Freeman, Associate Clinical Director of Primary Care at Norfolk Community Health and Care Trust

Closing Remarks


Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom

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