Welcome Message

On behalf of the World Allergy Organization (WAO) and the Portuguese Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (SPAIC), we are delighted to welcome you to the World Allergy Congress 2024 (WAC 2024) which will take place in Lisbon, Portugal from 27 to 29 September, 2024.

Portugal has rich history of exploration and discovery, making it the ideal setting for the WAC. The WAC 2024 will provide participants with invaluable resources through sessions on the latest scientific developments and in-depth reviews led by our esteemed global faculty. Delegates will leave having broadened their understanding of the world of allergic and immunologic diseases. 

We are pleased to invite you –our colleagues from all over the world—to Lisbon for this exciting Congress. 

Bryan L. Martin
Bryan L. MartinWAC Co-President
Manuel Branco Ferreira
Manuel Branco FerreiraWAC Co-President

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Steering Committee
Bryan L. Martin (co-president) 
Manuel Branco Ferreira (co-president)
Ana Morête 
Frederico Regateiro
Gary W.K. Wong 
Ignacio J. Ansotegui
Mário Morais-Almeida
Motohiro Ebisawa 
Pedro Carreiro-Martins 
Rodrigo Rodrigues Alves

Local Organizing Committee
Ana Luísa Moura
Ana Luísa Reis Ferreira
Ana Mendes
Celso Pereira
Graça Loureiro
Irene Câmara
Manuel Branco Ferreira
Natacha Santos
Pedro Silva
Sara Silva
Sofia Campina
Susana Cadinha

Scientific Committee
Ana Morête (co-chair)
Mário Morais-Almeida (co-chair) 
Adnan Custovic
Alessandro Fiocchi
Ana Todo Bom
Bryan L. Martin
David B. Peden
Diana Silva 
Elham Hossny 
Frederico Regateiro
Gary WK Wong 
Ignacio J. Ansotegui
James L. Sublett 
Jonathan A. Bernstein 
José Antonio Ortega Martell 
João Gaspar Marques
José Alberto Ferreira
Lianglu Wang
Luciana Kase Tanno 
Luis Caraballo
Luís Delgado
Magna Aleixo
Manana Chikhladze
Manuel Branco Ferreira 
Motohiro Ebisawa
Nikolaos G. Papadopoulos 
Paula Leiria Pinto
Pedro Giavina-Bianchi
Pedro Carreiro-Martins 
Philip W. Rouadi 
Rodrigo Rodrigues Alves
R. Maximiliano Gomez
Yoon-Seok Chang

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Registration & Accommodation

Register now to secure the best rates and secure your accommodations for the WAC!
Registration Type
Early-Bird Fee
Until 31 May
Regular Fee
Until 31 Aug
Onsite Fee
1 to 27 Sep
WAO Member*
WAO Junior/FIT/
Allied Health/Nurse
and industry delegates
*All Individuals who are Active Members of a WAO Society are Individual Members of the World Allergy Organization
(WAO). View WAO's Member Societies here.
Registration Details

All fees are in EUROS. Registration Fees exclude local VAT. Legal local VAT (23%) to be added.
As per Portuguese law all delegates (Portuguese, from EU and Non-EU, private persons, companies, or
organizations) are required to pay local VAT (23%) on registration fees.

Junior Member pricing is available to people under 35 and/or within 5 years of graduation from a
training program allergy, asthma, clinical immunology or related field. Proof is required in order to

Allied Health Professional pricing is available to scientific attendees working in healthcare professions
who are not Clinicians nor Physicians. Dieticians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and health/medical
technicians are considered AHPs. Proof of certification as an AHP must be provided in order to qualify.

Discounts available for groups of 10 or more delegates. For group registrations, please contact
the Congress Secretariat at:

The WAO and SPAIC is pleased to offer special rates at several local hotels exclusively for WAC delegates. These rates are only available to registered delegates and must be booked through the WAC registration portal. Delegates may book accommodations at the time of registration, or at a later date, by logging into your delegate registration profile. Space is limited, so register and book your accommodation now!

Official World Allergy Congress Hotels
For more details, including pricing and booking policies, please log into the WAC registration portal.

  • Hotel Inglaterra Estoril
    4* | 0.4 km from Estoril Congress Centre

  • Hotel Vila Galé Estoril
    4* | 0.5 km from Estoril Congress Centre

  • EVOLUTION Cascais-Estoril Hotel
    4* | 0.5 km from Estoril Congress Centre

  • Amazónia Estoril-Cascais Hotel
    4* | 0.7 km from Estoril Congress Centre

  • Hotel Alvorada
    3* | 0.4 km from Estoril Congress Centre

  • Hotel Lido
    3* | 0.9 km from Estoril Congress Centre

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The World Allergy Congress Scientific Planning Committee invites you to submit your abstracts and case reports for presentation at the WAC 2024 in Lisbon. Be sure to review the abstract submission guidelines and contact with any questions.

Late Breaking Abstract Submission Opens

15 July 2024

Late Breaking Abstract Submission Closes

15 August 2024

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General Information

WAC 2024 General Information

WAC Delegates can book their accommodations in the WAC registration portal at a discounted price. See Registration and Accommodations for more information.

The local currency is the Euro (€)

Portuguese power outlets are compatible with a Type C, E, or F plug. Normal outlets will supply 220-240 volts.

The official language of the World Allergy Congress 2024 is English.

Time Zone
Lisbon, Portugal observes the Western European Summer Time (WEST) time zone (UTC+1)

Portugal is known for its beautiful weather year-round. In September and October, expect daily temperatures of around 16-24°C / 60-75°F.