20th WCBIP/WCBE World Congress Joint Meeting of the World Association for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology (WABIP) & The International Bronchoesophagological Society (IBES) 2018

Rochester, MN US
June 13, 2018 to June 16, 2018

Course Directors: Eric Edell, M.D., Jan L. Kasperbauer M.D

The WABIP and IBES hold a biennial congress with host sites rotating among the Asia-Pacific region, the Americas, and Europe.  Attendees will participate in high-caliber scientific programs including discussions about disease states, new techniques & technologies and hands-on procedure workshops.

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Registration Fee:

Registration FeeRegister Before
April 1
Register on or After 
April 1
Onsite Registration
Full Fee: M.D., D.O., Ph.D.$550$600$700
Reduced Fee: Resident, Fellow, NP's, PA's, Allied Health Professional and Retirees$400$450$500
Skills Lab   
June 14 - 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Endobrochial Ultrasound Brochoscopy (EBUS)
June 14 - 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Rigid Bronchoscpopy
June 15 - 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Small and Large Bore Chest Tube Insertion and Introduction to Pleuroscopy
June 15 - 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Percutaneous Tracheostomy
Gala Dinner - June 14 
Stone Barn

This course offers the unique opportunity for commercial companies to interact with health care providers and highlight their products and services. If you are interested in exhibiting at this course, please complete the attached exhibit forms. If you have any question please contact Susan Reigel

Target Audience

This course is designed for Physicians and care providers who care for patients with disorders of the larynx, pharynx, esophagus, and lungs. This course is designed to provide education for otolaryngologists, gastroenterologists, pulmonologists, thoracic surgeons, for example.

Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the appropriate steps in staging lung cancer
  • Describe the appropriate use of cryobiopsies in the diagnosis of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Define the proper use of endobronchial stents when managing major airway obstruction
  • Describe the steps involved in the assessment and management of vocal cord dysfunction
  • List the steps for tunneled pleural catheter placement

Attendance at this Mayo Clinic course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Event starts: 
06/13/2018 - 3:00pm
Event ends: 
06/16/2018 - 3:00pm
Mayo Civic Center
30 Civic Center Dr. SE
Rochester, MN 55904
United States

Lodging and Accommodations

Guest rooms have been reserved for attendees and their guests with special course rates at selected hotels. In order to receive the special rates, reservations must be made by the cutoff date of May 15, or before the room block is filled whichever comes first. Reservations will be taken following this date based on space and rate availability. Please identify yourself as a participant of the 20th WCBIP/WCBE World Congress when making your reservation. CLICK HERE

Accreditation Statement:

In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


Credit Statement(s):

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 18.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American Medical Association (AMA) has an agreement of mutual recognition of continuing medical education (CME) credit with the European Union of Medical Specialties (UEMS). Under the terms of this agreement, renewed in 2010, the AMA will convert CME credit for live and e-learning activities certified by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME), the accrediting arm of the UEMS, to AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. European physicians can earn their ECMEC®s by attending live events that have been certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Other Health Care Professionals
A certificate of attendance will be provided to other health care professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.

For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee member(s), please go here.

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