Dear STS Members and Colleagues,

It gives me great pleasure to welcome you all to the 16th Annual Conference of the Saudi Thoracic Society (STS2019), which will be held at
Le Meridien, Al Khobar, KSA, on 28 - 30 March 2019.

STS is maintaining the quest for development and progress year after year. This 16th Annual Conference of the Saudi Thoracic Society (STS2019) event is dedicated to a common problem that is affecting millions in our country and around the world. It is set to have the most updated strategy on diagnosis and management of Asthma and COPD, Interstitial Lung Disease, Sleep Medicine, Lung Infections as well as some other selected topics in Pulmonary Medicine.

We are much appreciative to all our distinguished speakers and chairpersons.

My hope is that all those who are practicing physicians will make an effort to attend and benefit from this Conference.

Prof. Esam H. Alhamad, MD, FCCP, FACP
Chairman, The 16th Annual Conference of Saudi Thoracic Society (STS2019)
President, Saudi Thoracic Society (STS)
Professor & Consultant Pulmonary Medicine
King Saud University Medical City
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia