The Board of Directors met in Turin, Italy on September, 2006, and several important decisions were made. Candidate to host the World Conference in 2011 were identified and IASLC is now undergoing detailed negotiations.
The IASLC Board of Directors met in Atlanta at the ASCO meeting and several new initiatives were proposed and approved, including a contract agreement with a public relations company, which will help the IASLC raise awareness for lung cancer on a global basis and make IASLC more visible and viable in the public and scientific communities.
The Board of Directors had a meeting January 28-29, and several important issues were discussed. New candidates for the IASLC Prevention and Translational fellowships were approved (see below). Plans for the 12th World Conference in Seoul, Korea, September 2-6, 2007 are moving forward.
We hope that all of you have enjoyed happy holidays. It is the Editor’s hope that the Newsletters of 2006 will bring more input from the international members. You’re encouraged to share anything that is going on with lung cancer in your geographical area of interest with the IASLC through the Newsletter. Please mail to the Editor or to the IASLC office the information you would like to share.