NAMe Meeting 2023



Connect, Engage, Learn

This year’s Meeting, sponsored by AstraZeneca, GSK and Cheisi, will be held at the Centenary Institute on Thursday 26 and Friday 27 October 2023.

Focus and talks

The 17th Annual NAMe meeting is a two day event designed to highlight emerging research in asthma and airways and to engage with new like-minded collaborators.

Talks will be presented by leaders in their fields, post-doctoral fellows and senior PhD scholars.

We highly recommend attending for the full two days.

Participants are encouraged to interact with the community of researchers, Professors and clinicians whenever possible. Talks are designed for speakers to discuss the kind of work they do and time will be allowed (5 minutes) for questions/discussion.

Senior researchers, Post-doctoral fellows and senior PhD students are encouraged to present and enter a poster. There will be prizes for the best two Post-doctoral and Post-graduate student presentations.

The program

The program will include talks across respiratory research including presentations from a number of prestigious invited national and international speakers. See the full Meeting program below.

See speaker highlights below.

Poster competition and Oral presentations

Prizes will be awarded for both the poster competition and oral presentations and we encourage all to enter. Share your wonderful work with delegates.

Prizes will be awarded for

  • Best clinical Post-doc talk
  • Best clinical PhD student talk
  • Best basic Science Post-doc talk
  • Best Basic Science PhD student talk
  • Best Post-doc Poster
  • Best PhD student poster

Meeting dinner

The dinner will be held on Thursday, 26 October at The Grandstand just a short walk from the Meeting venue.

We are delighted to announce that through our sponsors we are now able to offer the NAMe dinner tickets complimentary for guests. Please register here for the dinner as tickets are limited.

Dinner tickets need to be purchased separately to your Meeting registration.

Dinner ticket reservations closes 12 October 2023.

Meeting Registration

Registrations close 24 October 2023.

The Meeting will be streamed via Zoom

If you are joining via Zoom please still register your details in the registration section. Note: If presenting a talk or entering a poster in the competition attending the Meeting in person is required. The Meeting dinner is only open to registrants who attend the Meeting in person.

Zoom link 

Speaker highlights

  • Associate Professor Maarten van den Berge

    Topic – ATLANTIS small airways study and role of fixed airflow obstruction in asthma

    Groningen Research Institute for Asthma and COPD
  • Professor Francesca Polverino

    Topic – Pulmonologist perspectives on advances

    Baylor College of Medicine Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
  • Professor Ian Adcock

    Topic – Multi-omics analysis of metagenomic clusters in severe asthma

    Professor of Respiratory Cell & Molecular Biology and Head of the Molecular Cell Biology Group at the National Heart & Lung Institute
  • Professor Jon Iredell

    Topic – Phages, respiratory infections

    Professor of Medicine and Microbiology (conj.), Sydney Medical School Director, Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology
  • Professor Lucy Morgan

    Topic – Bronchiectasis and treatments

    Lung Foundation Australia

Getting to the Centenary Institute

Building 93, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital

Johns Hopkins Drive (off Missenden Road)


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