Dear friends,

The APAPARI Academy proudly present you the FIRST JUNIOR SYMPOSIUM jointly organised by APAPARI and APAAACI. It will be held on the 11th October, 2018, a day before the main Congress, at the Centara Grand and Bangkok Convention Centre. A panel of local and international experts have been invited as speakers. Through various interactive talks and workshop, they are going to talk to us about training in the field of allergy, how to publish your article in high impact journal and how to become a successful researcher. Our juniors can also participate in a hands-on workshop on house-dust mite. For further information, please stay tuned to our facebook page and official website:

For interested parties, please kindly select "attend" in this facebook event page AND send an email to in order to register as APAPARI junior members. Successful applicants will receive a confirmation email shortly.

Seats are limited, we now offer 60 seats to our APAPARI junior members. USD $20 will be needed for on-site registration.

**Furthermore, 10 BEST ABSTRACT prizes will be awarded to our APAPARI junior members based on merit of their abstracts submitted to the main Congress.

Please do not hesitate to join us!

APAPARI - APAAACI Junior Members Symposium 2018

October 11th 2018

Research Track

Time Topic Speakers
Chairpersons : Prof. Punchama Pacharn and Dr. Agnes Leung
8.30-8.45 Opening Address Prof. Gary Wong &
Prof. Frank Thien
8.45-9.30 ROLE OF APAPARI in the future of research in the next 10 years in ASIA Prof. Hugo van Bever
9.30-10.30 How to get your article published in a high impact factor journal Prof. Philippe Eigenmann &
Prof. Gary Wong
10.30-10.45 Coffee break
10.45-11.30 Pediatric Allergy Training in ASIA: now and the future Prof. Suwat Benjaponpitak,
Prof. Leung Ting Fan &
Prof. Anne Goh
11.30-12.00 How to become a successful investigator in the US, the practice/research of allergy in the US Dr. Supinda Bunyavanich &
Dr. Panida Sriaroon


Clinical Track

Time Topic Speakers
Chairpersons : Prof. Luo Zhang and Prof. Ho Joo Yoon
13.00-13.20 Staphylococcus aureus in chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps Dr. Feng Lan
13.20-13.40 Tolerability of teicoplanin depends on immunologic characteristics of previous vancomycin-related adverse reaction Dr. Byung-Keun Kim
13.40-14.00 The differences in serum quantitative specific IgE levels indunced by Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus, Dermatophagoides farinae and Blomia tropicalis sensitization in intermittent and persistent allergic asthma Dr. Agus Joko Susanto
14.00-14.20 Pediatric OSA and allergic rhinitis Dr. Soumya MS
14.20-14.30 Q&A session  
14.30-16.00 House dust mite and cockroach WORKSHOP (live mites/microscope, elimination methods) Dr. Nat Malainual


APAPARI - APAAACI Junior Symposium

Organizing Committee
Gary Wong Hong Kong
Pakit Vichyanond Thailand
Ruby Pawankar Japan
Frank Thien Australia
Punchama Pacharn Thailand
Agnes SY Leung Hong Kong
Elizabeth Tham Singapore
Luo Zhang China
Ho Joo Yoon Korea

Gary Wong Hong Kong
Hugo van Bever Singapore
Philippe Eigenmann Switzerland
Suwat Benjaponpitak Thailand
Leung Ting Fan Hong Kong
Anne Goh Singapore
Supinda Bunyavanich United States
Panida Sriaroon Thailand
Feng Lan China
Byung-Keun Kim Korea
Agus Joko Susanto Indonesia
Soumya MS India
Nat Malainual Thailand