Local Organizing Committee

  • Barbara Bohle, Medical University of Vienna 
  • Kathrin Eller, Medical University of Graz 
  • Wilfried Ellmeier, Medical University of Vienna
  • Karin Hoffmann-Sommergruber, Medical University of Vienna
  • Fritz Horak, Allergiezentrum Wien West 
  • Tamar Kinaciyan, Medical University of Vienna 
  • Alexander Rosenkranz, Medical University of Graz 
  • Johannes Schmid, Medical University of Vienna 
  • Georg Stary, Medical University of Vienna 
  • Birgit Strobl, Veterinary University of Vienna 
  • Petra Zieglmayer, Allergiezentrum Wien West 
  • Gerhard Zlabinger, Medical University of Vienna
  • Zsolt Szépfalusi, Medical University of Vienna

ÖGAI 2017 Key dates

Start registration                                   July 2017  

Start abstract submission                    July 2017

End abstract submission                      extended until October 2, 2017 (24:00) (CLOSED)

Notification for abstract submitters   have been sent on October 20, 2017

ÖGAI 2017                                              November 23-25, 2017

Get together in the industry exhibition

We are welcoming all congress attendees to a Get together on Thursday, November 23. The Get together takes place at the industry exhibition in the congress venue on Thursday at 6 p.m.

Networking evening and award ceremony (at own expense)

The ÖGAI 2017 networking evening takes place on Friday, November 24 at 19:00 hrs at the Vienna City Hall.

The events are entirely at the participants’ own expenses. No sponsoring is used to fund any part of the evening.

Education points

The ÖGAI 2017 Annual Meeting as well as the Satellite Meeting on Saturday requested approbation at the Austrian Medical Chamber “Österreichische Ärztekammer”. The number of DFP educational points can be found below:

Annual Meeting and Satellite "Clinical Day of Immunology" (Thursday - Saturday, November 23-25) - 22 points
Annual Meeting only (Friday and Saturday, November 23+24) - 18 points
Satellite "Klinischer Tag der Immunologie" (Saturday, November 25) - 4 points

About the Annual Meeting

The Annual Meeting of the ÖGAI is the most important gathering of up to 300 basic and translational researchers and physicians from all over Austria to discuss their most recent findings.

This years' meeting will take place in Vienna and the scientific program covers basic and clinical immunology, infectious diseases, immune therapies as well as basic and clinical allergology. These topics will not only be addressed by outstanding international speakers but also by young scientists who will have the opportunity to present and discuss their work in oral and poster presentations, since supporting young talents is one of the main issues of this society.

About ÖGAI

The Austrian Society of Allergology and Immunology (ÖGAI) - www.oegai.org - represents all scientists and physicians in Austria working in the field of basic and clinical Allergology and Immunology.

The main focus of the ÖGAI emphasizes the advancement of a better understanding about the immune system, the consequences of immune dysfunctions and the improvement of treatment and prevention of immune-mediated diseases. Therefore, the ÖGAI fosters basic as well as translational research and also implementation into the clinics.

Furthermore, the ÖGAI supports excellence with respect to training and exercise within the topics Allergology and Immunology and serves as mediator and authority regarding specific information on the immune system and its multiple dysfunctions, i.e. allergy, autoimmunity, immunodeficiency for non-specialists, public authorities and experts.