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 abstract language submissions must be submitted 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