About GulfThoracic 2020

The GulfThoracic Congress 2020 is the tenth annual meeting of the Saudi Thoracic Society (STS), in collaboration with Emirates Allergy and Respiratory Society (EARS), American Thoracic Society (ATS), European Respiratory Society (ERS), and European Society of Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS). With special participation from The Cleveland Clinic Foundation (CCF), USA , The Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals (RB&HH), UK, and Saudi Society for Respiratory Care (SSRC).

GT2020 will be held at InterContinental - Dubai Festival City, UAE on 11-14 March 2020.

This year, GT2020 will be featuring once again the Thoracic Surgery Forum (TSF2020), Thoracic Oncology Forum (TOF2020), and Medical Students Forum (MSF2020).

As usual, for the main program the Scientific Committee is planning a very comprehensive Scientific Program catering for all specialties of Pulmonary/ Thoracic Medicine covering state-of-the-art Lectures, Update Presentations, Workshops, Panel Discussions, Interactive Sessions, Master Clinician Sessions, Challenging Clinical Cases, and Research Abstract Presentations.


  • Asthma
  • COPD
  • Pulmonary Infections
  • Interstitial Lung Diseases
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pleural Diseases
  • Chest Imaging
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Interventional Pulmonology
  • Respiratory Care
  • Venous Thromboembolism
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Pediatric Pulmonology
  • Research in Pulmonary Medicine

Who Should Attend

All specialties related to Thoracic Medicine which includes but not limited to: Pulmonologists, Thoracic Surgeons, Allergist & Immunologist, Intensivists, Respiratory Oncologists, Internists, Family Medicine & Primary Care Physicians, Radiologists, Pharmacists, Scientists, Respiratory Care Specialists, Technologists, Nursing Staff, Medical Students, as well as advocates and Researchers in Public Health and Health Promotion including Environmental and Occupational Health.