Dear STS Members and Colleagues,

It gives me a great pleasure to welcome you all to the 15th Annual Conference of the Saudi Thoracic Society (STS2017), which will be held in Crowne Plaza Hotel, Jeddah, KSA, on 20-21 October 2017.

STS is maintaining the quest for development and progress year after year. This 15th Annual Conference of the Saudi Thoracic Society (STS2017) event is dedicated to a common problem that is affecting millions in our country and around the world. It is planned 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. Mohamed S. Al-Hajjaj, MD, FRCP (C)
Professor and Senior Consultant Pulmonary Medicine
Chairman of the Organizing & Scientific Committee (STS2017)
President, Saudi Thoracic Society (STS)
Chairman, GulfThoracic Congress 2018
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia