Welcome to IPIC 5th Edition in Vilamoura
Dear Friends and Colleagues,
We are delighted to welcome you to the International Primary Immunodeﬁciencies Congress (IPIC 5th Edition), in Vilamoura, Portugal.
We are excited to be back in Portugal the birthplace of IPIC for this ﬁfth edition of the con-gress. IPIC 5th Edition will bring together clinicians with an interest in primary immunodeﬁ-ciencies (PIDs)/human inborn errors of immunity (IEI) alongside leading physicians in the ﬁeld,patient organisation representatives, nurses, industry representatives and other interested stakeholders.
IPIC has established itself as one of the leading international congresses on PID clinical care with a unique approach to its scientiﬁc programme underpinned by its focus on patient-cen-tredness. With a truly international impact, the congress has earned its deﬁnite place and role in the PID clinical landscape. The CME-accredited clinical programme of IPIC is designed to complement other existing international congresses and scientiﬁc meetings such as those of APSID, ARAPID, ASID, ESID, LASID and SEAPID.
The IPIC 5th Edition programme will feature international key opinion leaders in the ﬁeld and seek to engage international delegates in thought-provoking and interactive sessions. Key topics will include, among others:
- PIDs and allergies
- Management of Gastrointestinal and Hepatic manifestations
- Genetic diagnosis
- Malignancy spectrum of PIDs
- Autoimmunity and autoinﬂammation manifestations
- Ethical considerations
- Viral infections
The uniqueness and the cornerstone of IPIC’s success is its well-balanced appealing scientif-ic programme which is clinically orientated and prepared with input from key PID stakeholders:doctors, patients and nurses.
Thank you for your participation. We wish you a fulﬁlling and enjoyable IPIC 5thEdition!
Congress Organising Committee President
Dr Nizar Mahlaoui
Congress Scientific Committee President