List of Meetings and Milestones

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38th Conference - Brussels, Belgium

  • Local President/Vice Presidents: Georges Casimir | Mario Vaneechoutte | Ulrike Pypops
  • Society Executive: Stuart Elborn | Kris De Boeck | Milan Macek | Tania Pressler

37th Conference - Gothenburg, Sweden

  • Local President/Vice President: Anders Lindblad | Gunnar C. Hansson
  • Society Executive:  Stuart Elborn | Kris De Boeck | Milan Macek | Tania Pressler

 

ECFS Award: Prof: Eitan Kerem, United Kingdom

ECFS Award presented by ECFS President Stuart Elborn to Prof. Kevin Webb


11th Basic Science Conference - Malta

  • Chairpersons: Robert Ford | Marc Chanson | Ann Harris

 

Projects:

  • ECFS Clinical Trials Network 
  • ECFS Patient Registry 
  • ECFS Standards of Care
  • ECFS Book - 2nd Issue: "Living longer with CF" - due for publication in 2014


Working Groups:

  • Exercise
  • Diagnostics Network 
  • Gene Modifier
  • Neonatal Screening


36th Conference - Lisbon, Portugal

  • Local President/Vice President: Margarida Amaral | Celeste Barreto
  • Society Executive:  Stuart Elborn | Kris De Boeck | Milan Macek | Tania Pressler

 

ECFS Award: Prof: Kevin Webb, United Kingdom 

10th Basic Science Conference - Malaga, Spain

  • Chairpersons: Alexander Edelman | Robert Ford | Robert Tarran

 

Working Groups in progress:

  • Exercise
  • Diagnostics Network 
  • Gene Modifier
  • Neonatal Screening
  • Lung Microbiome
  • Non Tuberculous Mycobacteria


35th Conference - Dublin, Ireland 

  • Local President/Vice Presidents: Gerry McElaveney | Ed McKone| Barry Plant
  • Society Executive: Stuart Elborn | Kris De Boeck | Milan Macek | Tania Pressler

 

ECFS Award: Prof: Niels Høiby, Denmark

9th Basic Science Conference - Ste, Maxime France

  • Chairpersons: Luis Galietta | Alexander Edelman | John Hanrahan 

The Journal of Cystic Fibrosis is allocated an Impact Factor of: 3.190

ECFS Clinical Trials Network extends to 11 countries, 30 Sites
ECFS Patient Registry reports data for 2008 and 2009
ECFS Standards of Care Project - initial meetings
ECFS Book - First Issue: Healthcare issues and challenges in adolescents with cystic fibrosis - Dec 2012

Working Groups in progress:

  • Exercise
  • Diagnostics Network 
  • Gene Modifier
  • Neonatal Screening
  • Lung Microbiome
  • Non Tuberculous Mycobacteria

34th Conference - Hamburg, Germany

  • Local President/Vice-President: Manfred Ballmann | Marcus Mall
  • Society Executive: Stuart Elborn | Anne Munck | Tania Pressler

ECFS Award: Prof. Gerd Döring, Germany

8th Basic Science Conference – Tirrenia, Italy

  • Chairpersons:  Harry Cuppens | Luis Galietta | Christine Bear

 

The Journal of Cystic Fibrosis is allocated an Impact Factor of 2.840

33rd Conference - Valencia, Spain

  • Local President/Vice-President: Amparo Solé | Carlos Vázquez
  • Society Executive: Stuart Elborn | Carlo Castellani | Anne Munck

 

ECFS Award: Prof. Margarida Amaral, Dr. David Sheppard
From left to right: Dr. David Sheppard, Dr. Amparo Solé (Conference President), Prof. Margarida Amaral, Prof. Stuart Elborn (ECFS President)

7th Basic Science Conference – Carcovelos, Portugal

  • Chairpersons: M. Gray | H. Cuppens | J.P. Clancy

 

The Journal of Cystic Fibrosis is allocated an Impact Factor of 2.239 

32nd Conference - Brest, France

  • Local President/Vice-President:  Claude Férec | Pierre Lehn
  • Society Executive: S. Elborn | C. Castellani | A. Munck

 

ECFS Award: Prof. Lap-Chee Tsui, Prof. Batsheva Kerem, Prof. Francis Collins Prof. Jack Riordan

6th Basic Science Conference – Tavira, Portugal

  • Chairpersons: M. Gray| M. Drumm | M.D. Amaral

 

The Journal of Cystic Fibrosis is, for the first time, allocated an Impact Factor of 1.550. 
 

31st Conference - Prague, Czech Republic

  • Local President/Vice-President: P. Pohunek | M. Macek
  • Society President/Secretary: S. Elborn | C. Castellani

 

ECFS Award: Professor Véra Vávrová

Prof. Vávrová receiving the ECFS Award from ECFS President Prof. Stuart Elborn

5th Basic Science Conference – Douro, Portugal

  • Chairpersons: M.D. Amaral | P. Thomas

 

ECFS Clinical Trials Network Initiated 

30th Conference - Belek, Turkey

  • Local President: A. Göçmen
  • Society President/Secretary: M. Johannesson | C. Castellani

 

6th Ettore Rossi Medal Winner: Dr. Edith Puchelle

Dr. Puchelle receiving the Rossi Award from ECFS Vice-President Prof. Stuart Elborn

4th Basic Science Conference – Tavira, Portugal

  • Chairpersons: M.D. Amaral | R. Frizzell

 

29th Conference - Copenhagen, Denmark

  • Local President: N. Høiby
  • Society President/Secretary: G. Döring | H. Ryley  

  

5th Ettore Rossi Medal Winner: Dr. Christian Koch (in memoriam)

Mrs. Koch receiving the Rossi Award from ECFS President Prof. Gerd Döring

3rd Basic Science Conference – Carvoeiro, Portugal

  • Chairpersons: M.D. Amaral/M. Gray

 

28th Conference - Crete, Greece
- Local President: S. Nousia-Arvanitakis
- Society President/Secretary: G. Döring | H. Ryley    

4th Ettore Rossi Medal Winner: Professor John Govan

Prof. John Govan receiving the Rossi Award from ECFS President Prof. Gerd Döring

2nd Basic Science Conference – Evora, Portugal

  • Chairpersons: M.D. Amaral/K. Kunzelmann

 

27th Conference - Birmingham, UK

  • Local President: J. Littlewood/D. Geddes
  • Society President/Secretary: G. Döring/H. Ryley

 

3rd Ettore Rossi Medal Winner: Dr. James Littlewood

Dr. Littlewood receiving the Rossi Award from ECFS President Prof. Gerd Döring

1st Basic Science Conference - Tomar, Portugal

  • Chairpersons: M. D. Amaral/D.N. Sheppard

 

26th Conference - Belfast, UK

  • Local President: S. Elborn 
  • Society President/Secretary: G. Döring/H. Ryley

 

2nd Ettore Rossi Medal Winner: Professor Gianni Mastella

2002 25th Conference - Genoa, Italy

- Local President: L. Romano 
- Society President/Secretary: G. Döring/H. Ryley

1st Ettore Rossi Medal Winner: Professor Margaret Hodson

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The first issue of the Journal of Cystic Fibrosis is published.  

2001 24th ECFC - Vienna, Austria
- Local President/Secretary: M. Götz/Lang 
- Society President/Secretary: G. Döring/H. Ryley

2000 No Meeting - 13th International CF Conference, Stockholm, Sweden
An ECFS Office is established in Denmark  

1999 23rd ECFC - The Hague, The Netherlands
- Local President/Secretary: H. Heijerman/Van der Heijden 
- Society President/Secretary: N. Høiby/M. Schöni

1998 22nd ECFC – Berlin, Germany
- Local President/Secretary: Wahn/G. Döring 
- Society President/Secretary: N. Høiby/M. Schöni

Name changed to European Cystic Fibrosis Society

1997 21st ECFC – Davos, Switzerland
- Local President/Secretary: Schöni/Kraemer 
- Society President/Secretary: N. Høiby/M. Schöni 

Formation of the European Society for Cystic Fibrosis  

1996 No Meeting - 12th International CF Conference, Jerusalem, Israel

1995 20th ECFC – Brussels, Belgium
- Local President/Secretary: Baran/Dab/Malfroot 
- Society President/Secretary: N. Høiby/M. Schöni

1994 19th ECFC – Paris, France
- Local President/Secretary: Favier/Navarro 
- Society President/Secretary: N. Høiby/M. Schöni  

1993 18th ECFC - Madrid, Spain
- Local President/Secretary: Escobar/Baquero 
- Society President/Secretary: N. Høiby/M. Schöni

1992 No Meeting - 11th International CF Conference, Dublin, Ireland

1991 17th ECFC - Copenhagen, Denmark
- Local President/Secretary: Høiby/Pedersen 
- Society President/Secretary: N. Høiby/M. Schöni

1990 Joint meeting with the North American CF Conference - Washington, USA

1989 16th ECFC – Prague, Czech Republic
- Local President/Secretary: Houstek/Vávrová 
- Society President/Secretary: N. Høiby/M. Schöni

1988 No Meeting - 10th International CF Conference - Sydney, Australia

1987 15th ECFC - Oslo, Norway 
- Local President: Michalsen 
- Society President/Secretary: N. Høiby/M. Schöni

1986 14th ECFC - Budapest, Hungary
- Local President/Secretary: Boda/Gyurkovits 
- Society President/Secretary: M. Götz/Kraemer

1985 13th ECFC - Jerusalem, Israel
- Local President/Secretary: Katznelson/Godfrey 
- Society President/Secretary: M. Götz/Kraemer

1984 No Meeting - 9th International CF Conference - Brighton, UK

1983 12th ECFC - Athens, Greece
- Local President/Secretary: Adam/Manolaki 
- Society President/Secretary: M. Götz/Kraemer

1982 11th ECFC - Brussels, Belgium
- Local President/Secretary: D. Baran/Van Geffel 
- Society President/Secretary: M. Götz/Kraemer

1981 10th ECFC - Bern, Switzerland
- Local President/Secretary: E. Rossi/Kraemer 
- Society President/Secretary: M. Götz/Kraemer

1980 No Meeting - 8th International CF Conference - Toronto, Canada

1979 9th ECFC - Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands
- Local President: Kerrebijn 
- Society President/Secretary: M. Götz/Kraemer

1978 8th ECFC - Badgastein, Austria
- Local President/Secretary: Stur/Götz 
- Society President/Secretary: Stur/Hadorn

1977 7th ECFC - Dresden, Germany
- Local President/Secretary: Dietzsch/Gottschalk 
- Society President/Secretary: E. Rossi/Hadorn

1976 No Meeting - 7th International CF Conference - Paris, France  

1975 6th ECFC - Dublin, Ireland
- Local President/Secretary: Lyons/Harris 
- Society President/Secretary: Tempany/Hadorn

1974 5th ECFC - Verona, Italy 
- Local President/Secretary: Mengoli/Mastella 
- Society President/Secretary: Mengoli/Hadorn

1973 4th ECFC - Warsaw, Poland
- Local President: Bozkowa 
- Society President/Secretary: E. Rossi/Hadorn

1972 3rd ECFC - Reinhardshausen, Germany 
- Local President: Stephan 
- Society President/Secretary: E. Rossi/Hadorn

1971 2nd ECFC - London, UK 
- Local President: Lawson 
- Society President/Secretary: E. Rossi/Hadorn

1970 1st ECFC - Stockholm, Sweden
- Local President/Secretary: Lindquist/Kollberg 
- Society President/Secretary: E. Rossi/Hadorn

1969 Cambridge, UK - Founding Meeting of the European Working Group for Cystic Fibrosis (EWGCF) – E. Rossi elected President

1969 Interlaken, Switzerland - First informal meeting chaired by E. Rossi