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The Australasian Rare Lung Disease Conference will be held in Sydney on the 26th & 27th July 2024.

.The Australasian Rare Lung Disease Short Course (ARLDSC) is back for its 6th biennial conference held in collaboration with Lung Foundation Australia and Centre of Research Excellence for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CRE-PF). This conference will deliver a comprehensive two-day program at the Fullerton Hotel, Sydney NSW led by convenor Nicole Goh.  Join us for two engaging days, from the 26th to the 27th of July 2024, as we delve into the latest advancements, clinical insights, and cutting-edge research on rare lung diseases.


We are excited to announce the ARLDSC 2024 program!

Click here to view the program. 

Our program is curated with an incredible lineup of expert speakers. The speaker bios can be found here. 


Registration is now OPEN! CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Registration Fees (excl. GST) 

Registration TypesEarly-Bird ($)
Before 31  May 2024
Standard ($)
After 31 May 2024
Full Member Registration545591
Full Member <125K Registration364455
Full Non Member Registration727818
Full Student Registration182273
Day Member Registration (Friday 27 or Saturday 28 July)318
Day Non-Member Registration (Friday 27 or Saturday 28 July)409
Day Student Registration (Friday 27 or Saturday 28 July)182

In order to receive the early bird registration fee, registrants must register and pay in full by 31 May 2024. If payment is not received by this date, then registrations will be automatically transferred to the Standard Registration fee. Cancellation Deadline: Monday 10 June 2024.

To be eligible for the Member Registration rates, registrants must be a financial member of one or both of the following peak professional associations;

· Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand

· The Lung Foundation Australia

· Centre of Research Excellence for Pulmonary Fibrosis

Click here for more registration information.  


Consumer registrations are also open! If you are a consumer looking to attend the ARLDSC consumer stream click here. 


The ARLDSC organising committee have negotiated discounts via direct booking with some hotels in the vicinity of the conference venue, the Fullerton Hotel Sydney.

Click here to view the accommodation options. 

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