Better Breathing Conference

For the first time in 38 years, the Better Breathing Conference is open to everyone — healthcare providers AND patients and caregivers. It's 100% virtual and 100% free.  Join us January 18 to 22, 2021 to learn about your lung care.

Looking to register as a healthcare provider? Click here.

What’s on at the Better Breathing Conference?

With help from our experts, you’ll explore important topics in asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), lung cancer, smoking/vaping cessation, and infectious diseases (including COVID-19, of course). You’ll also learn practical tips for protecting your lung health, supporting loved ones, and living life to the fullest.
You can view our full calendar and pick sessions while registering, but here’s a preview (all times are in EST):

Explore Asthma | January 18 
7:30 pm - 8:00 pm — Overview of usual asthma management for Children and Adolescents  
8:00 pm - 8:30 pm — Q&A with a specialist  
8:30 pm - 9:00 pm — Help my child can't breathe! What to expect when you go to the emergency department with your child/adolescent with asthma

Explore COPD | January 19 
9:00 am - 10:15 am— How has COVID-19 affected people with COPD: practical pearls for patients 
11:00 am - 11:45 am — My lung transplant journey a healthcare provider shares his journey from diagnosis to recovery.
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm — Building strength and achieving better balance: a practical at-home approach

Explore Lung Cancer | January 20
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm — Stigma, access-to-care and cultural aspects (panel discussion)

5:00 pm- 5:45 pm - Access to Treatment for Lung Cancer Patients

Explore Infectious Respiratory Disease | January 21
10:15 am - 10:45 am — Pandemics and self-care for health professionals and their families 

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm — Vaccine confidence (panel discussion)

5:00 - 5:45 pm — What we know: Vaccine availability and the proposed roll out

Explore Smoking and Vaping Cessation | January 22
12:00 pm- 1:30 pm — Vaping through the eyes of a parent and the DMs (Direct Messages) of youth.


3:15 pm - 4:45 pm — Removing Barriers to Holistic Health Promotion: How Vaping Prevention Brings People Together