Dear friends,

The APAPARI Academy proudly present you the FIRST JUNIOR SYMPOSIUM jointly organised by APAPARI and APAAACI. It will be held on the 11th October, 2018, a day before the main Congress, at the Centara Grand and Bangkok Convention Centre. A panel of local and international experts have been invited as speakers. Through various interactive talks and workshop, they are going to talk to us about training in the field of allergy, how to publish your article in high impact journal and how to become a successful researcher. Our juniors can also participate in a hands-on workshop on house-dust mite. For further information, please stay tuned to our facebook page and official website:

For interested parties, please kindly select "attend" in this facebook event page AND send an email to in order to register as APAPARI junior members. Successful applicants will receive a confirmation email shortly.

Seats are limited, we now offer 60 seats to our APAPARI junior members. USD $20 will be needed for on-site registration.

**Furthermore, 10 BEST ABSTRACT prizes will be awarded to our APAPARI junior members based on merit of their abstracts submitted to the main Congress.

Please do not hesitate to join us!

Preliminary Program

October 11th 2018

Research Track

Time Topic Proposed Speaker
8.30-8.45 Opening Address Prof Gary Wong
8.45-9.30 ROLE OF APAPARI in the future of
research in the next 10 years in ASIA.
Prof Hugo van Bever
9.30-10.45 How to get your article published in a
high impact factor journal
Prof Gary Wong /
Prof. Eigenmann
10.45-11.30 Pediatric Allergy Training in ASIA:
now and the future"
Prof. Suwat Benjaponpitak
Prof. Leung Ting Fan
(Hong Kong)
Prof. Anne Goh
11.30-12.00 How to become a successful investigator
in the US, the practice/research
of allergy in the US"
Dr. Supinda Bunyavanich,
Dr. Panida Sriaroon

Clinical Track

Time Topic Proposed Speaker
13.00-14.30 Input from junior APAAACI
  1. Staphylococcus aureus in Chronic
    rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps.

  2. Tolerability of teicoplanin depends on immunologic characteristics of previous vancomycin-related adverse reaction

  3. TBA

  4. Pediatric OSA and Allergic rhinitis

  1. Dr. Feng Lan

  2. Dr Byung-Keun Kim

  3. Dr. Alvina Widhani

  4. Dr. Soumya MS
14.30-16.00 House dust mite and cockroach workshop
(live mites/microscope, elimination methods)
Dr. Nat Malainual