Submission Guidelines
We are pleased to announce that the 21st WCBIP congress scientific committee is now accepting abstracts for oral presentation, poster presentation, and/or publication in the WCBIP abstract book. After the congress, all approved abstracts shall be posted on the WABIP website for general publication.

All submitted abstracts must be in English.


  • The overview of bronchology and interventional pulmonology
  • Education and training of bronchology and interventional pulmonology
  • Innovations of bronchology and interventional pulmonology in the past 20 years
  • Precision medicine and interventional pulmonology
  • A.I. applications in bronchology and interventional pulmonology
  • Interventional strategy of central airway stenosis
  • Interventional therapy for COPD
  • Bronchial thermoplasty of asthma
  • Pleural diseases and their management
  • Transthoracic needle biopsy and its application
  • Early lung cancer treatment
  • Lung cancer staging
  • Lung cancer diagnostic technologies
  • Safety and complications of bronchoscopic techniques.
  • The management of tracheal / bronchial fistulas to the esophageal and pleural spaces.
  • Rare airway diseases
  • Brachytherapy and other radiotherapy for malignant thoracic conditions.
  • Difficult airway management
  • Airway Stents application, complication and extraction
  • Rigid vs flexible bronchoscopy
  • The interventional therapy of tracheal or bronchial tuberculosis
  • The education of bronchology and interventional pulmonology
  • From bench to bedside: the translational medicine in bronchology and interventional pulmonology
  • Cross talks between interventional pulmonologist and related disciplines.
  • Prevention and treatment of Infection during and after bronchoscopic and interventional procedures
  • Multidisciplinary treatment of lung cancer
  • Biopsy, re-biopsy in the treatment of lung cancer
  • Biopsy strategy of lung cancer relating to molecular targeted therapy and immunotherapy
  • Interventional diagnosis of diffuse parenchymal lung diseases
  • Anesthesia and interventional pulmonology
  • Navigation technologies in the diagnosis of pulmonary nodules
  • Cleaning and disinfection of bronchoscope and thoracoscope
  • Laboratory technologies relating to bronchology and interventional pulmonology
  • Case puzzle
  • Video festival
  • Pulmonary vascular diseases and interventional therapy

Length, Style and Formatting

  • Abstracts should have a clear hypothesis and methodology, list all author names and institutions, and designate a corresponding author.
  • The body of text can be a maximum of 400 words and include 1 figure or table as an image file. Tables and figures do not count towards the total word count.
  • Abstracts should be written in a structured format and include: Title, Authors names, Authors affiliations, Background, Methods, Results, and Conclusion.
  • Case reports are also acceptable and should be identified as such on the submission form. Case reports should be structured as follows: Title, Authors names, Authors affiliations, Background, Case report, and Conclusion.
  • The abstracts title should begin with a capital letter followed by lower case lettering.
  • Oral Presentations:
    • 7 minutes with 3 minutes for questions.
    • PowerPoint presentations may be used.
  • Poster Presentations:
    • Text, figures, and images may be included.
    • Posters may be laminated.
    • Recommended size of poster is 80 cm x 160 cm
  • All abstract language submissions must be submitted in English.

Submission Procedure

  • You must create or have an account at for abstract submission and modification.
  • Please use the account and password you have created before to submit another abstract or edit existing abstract (s).
  • You may add additional authors with their institutions and it is important to ensure that they are in the correct order.
  • You will be allowed to review all the information that was entered on each step of the submission process and a green check mark will display at the center of the review step if it was completed successfully.
  • Once submission is completed, you will automatically receive an E-mail confirming the receipt of your abstract. If you do not receive this E-mail within 1 hour after submission, there is a possibility that your submission has not been processed successfully. You may check your submission status using your account or you can contact us at
  • Please make sure all the submitted information is accurate before the submission deadline.
  • Only the accepted abstracts of fully registered and paid presenters can be included in the final scientific program. The presenting author is expected to attend the conference and present his/her oral or e-Poster presentation.
  • Deadline for Abstracts submissions is: December 31, 2019.

Notification of Acceptance

  • All abstracts submitted online will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee.
  • Abstracts may be selected for oral presentation, Poster/e-Poster presentation, published only.
  • Information regarding acceptance will be sent to the abstract submitter before January 31, 2020.
  • Instructions for preparation of oral and e-Poster presentations will be sent together with the acceptance notification.
  • The first author must present his/her presentation.
  • The presenting author is required to ensure that all co-authors are aware of the content of the abstract.
  • Please note that all abstracts accepted for presentation will be published on the website prior to the conference.
Submission Form

Must create a new account at the above website to submit.
Submission deadline: December 31, 2019