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Program at a Glance


Here is a brief guide into the robust offerings you will find at ATS 2020 Virtual to help you make the most out of your virtual experience.

All clinical & scientific sessions, virtual industry programs, virtual exhibit hall, ePosters, and virtual quest will continue to be available on-demand through Nov. 10.

Register to access all content.


Clinical & Scientific Sessions include:

  • A1- Clinical Year in Review 1
  • A3- Early COPD: Getting to the Root of the Problem
  • A4- The New Era of Critical Care for Cancer Patients: Cells to Systems
  • A5- Lung Regeneration: What Do We Want?
  • A12- Palliative Care in Chronic Respiratory Disease: A State of the Science
  • A81- Nursing Year in Review: Complementary Health Approaches for Patient-Reported Symptoms in Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine
  • A83- Great Cases: Clinical, Radiologic, and Pathologic Correlations by Master Physicians
  • A85- Lung Regeneration: How Do We Get There?
  • A90- Emerging Dangers From E-Cigarettes: Let's Have a Vape Debate
  • B1- Clinical Year in Review 2
  • B2- When CF Becomes Non-CF Bronchiectasis: The Ongoing Battle Against Infection in Cystic Fibrosis During the CFTR-Modulator Era
  • B5- Cellular Plasticity and Lung Tissue Bioengineering: Novel Approaches to Advanced Respiratory Disease
  • B6- Advancing Care Quality for Adult Home Oxygen Patients
  • B7- Lung Cancer Screening: Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue
  • B8- Inflammation in ARDS: Too Much or Too Little?
  • B9- 2020 Vision of TB
  • B11- Beyond DNA: The Unseen Genome and Novel Omics Approaches to Pulmonary Hypertension
  • B13- Clinical Practice 2020: Effectively Learning, Teaching, and Sharing Medical Information
  • B81- Pediatric Year in Review
  • B83- Early Detection and Diagnosis of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • B86- Delivery of Pulmonary Rehabilitation in the Face of Social and Health Inequality: Can We Bridge the Gap?
  • B87- Sleep Clinic 2030: Big Data, Wearables and Deep Learning Change Sleep Medicine
  • B89- Unlocking the Potential of Trained Immunity to Treat Respiratory Infection and Inflammation
  • C1- Clinical Year in Review 3
  • C3- Pediatric Clinical Chest Rounds
  • C7- Deciphering the Alveolar Puzzle: Cells in the Distal Lung During Injury and Aging
  • C10- Building Global Advocacy to Advance Global Lung Health
  • C11- Evolving Knowledge of the Effect of Cannabis and Cannabinoids on the Lung
  • C85- Scientific Breakthroughs: New Views of Tissue Regeneration
  • C86- ATS Mythbusters: Novel Single Cell Profiling Technologies Will Have a Significant Impact on the Understanding and Management of Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • C91- Integrative Genomics Strategies for Complex Respiratory Diseases
  • D1- Clinical Year in Review 4
  • D4- Redefining Time Zero: Critical Care Delivery in the Field, ED, and Ward
  • D8- The Matrix Revealed: Understanding Extracellular Matrix Influences on Lung Diseases
  • D10- The Evolution of Inhalation: The Biologic, Physical, and Policy Implications of Vaping and Other Novel Devices
  • D85- Environmental Exposures and the Airway Microbiome
  • D86- Cutting-Edge Diagnostics: Integrating Multi-Omic Platforms in the Diagnosis of Lung Infections
  • D89- Novel Therapeutic Management in Non-Tuberculous Mycobacteria
  • Global Review of COVID-19 (Part 1)
  • Global Review of COVID-19 (Part 2)

Industry Programming includes:

  • AstraZeneca on asthma
  • Acceleron Pharma on PAH
  • Biodesix on lung cancer/lung disease
  • Gilead Sciences & Galapagos on IPF
  • Jazz Pharmaceuticals on obstructive sleep apnea
  • Philips on COVID-19
  • Regeneron and Sanofi Genzyme on asthma
  • Sanofi Genzyme and Regeneron on asthma
  • Sanofi Genzyme and Regeneron on asthma
  • Vindico Medical Education, supported by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. on PF-ILD
  • Vindico Medical Education, supported by Insmed Incorporated on NTM

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Virtual Exhibits

The ATS 2020 Virtual Exhibits offers the latest innovations and newest advances in pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine.

Interested in new product launches or solutions in patient care? ATS 2020 Virtual Exhibits has that. Click Here for a teaser of what you can expect to see.

Virtual Quest

Virtual Quest

From Aug. 6 – Nov. 10, we are launching a set of questions every Tuesday pertaining to exhibitors, their products or services, or their related disease areas. Answer correctly and be entered into a weekly prize drawing. Questions vary throughout the conference with numerous opportunities to win (each person can only win once).


Networking Opportunities

ATS 2020 Virtual offers a variety of networking opportunities for attendees!



ePosters of original research of accepted 2020 abstracts.