Breath Analysis Summit 2013

9 - 12 June 2013 - Saarbrücken/Wallerfangen, Germany

This summit is jointly organized by the International Association for Breath Research (IABR), Technical University Dortmund and Saarland University Medical Center and Saarland University Faculty of Medicine (UKS).
The Summit will provide a forum to clinicians, scientists, engineers, and environmentalists to present their latest findings and to meet industry executives and entrepreneurs to discuss key trends, future directions, and upcoming technologies in breath analysis. Relevant applications include non invasive diagnosis of respiratory and non-respiratory diseases, assessment of exposure to environmental pollutants, and bioterrorism / security issues.

Each session will include a lecture addressing physiological bases and methodological issues and selected contributions on relevant clinical applications.
A major focus this year will be on nitric oxide, exhaled breath condensate, electronic nose, mass spectrometry, ion mobility spectrometry and newer sensor technologies. Medical applications range from asthma and other respiratory diseases to gastrointestinal disease, occupational diseases, critical care, and different types of cancer. Application fields are also anaesthesia, different infections and halitosis. Analytical methods, potential clinical applications, metabolic profiling and biomarker identification are discussed. BioInformatics and statistics are included in the program.

Structure Oral and poster contributions are requested. Once your abstract is accepted, you will need to either prepare an oral presentation or to develop a poster. Instructions will follow along with acceptance.

Publication Proceedings will be published in the Journal of Breath Research.

Poster / Industrial Exhibition Poster will be shown from Monday to Wednesday, an industrial exhibition will be organised for Tuesday, but could be shown all days.

Social Program The conference will have a social programme especially the opening reception (included) and the conference dinner (included).

The deadline for abstract submission is 15 March 2013

Further information is available at: www.breath2013.de

Date: 
Sunday, June 9, 2013 (All day) - Wednesday, June 12, 2013 (All day)
Place: 
Saarbrücken/Wallerfangen, Germany