NAPCON DELHI SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME
DAY 1 – 06th OCTOBER 2023
HALL - GANGA
Time Topic Speaker Chairperson
09:00 - 09:15 AM Asthma Diagnosis: Clinical Evaluation, Differential Diagnosis, and Diagnostic Testing Dr. Radha Munje
Dr. Nalini Jayanti
Dr. Shanmuga Priya
Dr. Promise Jain
Dr. M K Gupta
Dr. P D Motiani
Dr. Sonam Solanki
09:15 - 09:30 AM Differentiating Bronchial asthma from other wheezing disorders Dr. Rajiv Paliwal
09:30 - 09:45 AM Comorbidities in Asthma: Allergic Rhinitis, Sinusitis, and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Dr. P Arjun
09:45 - 10:00 AM New Generation Anti Histamine for all the ages and stages of allergic rhinitis (Sponsored Micro Lab) Dr. Sandeep Nayer
Panel Discussion
10:00 - 10:15 AM Role of Biomarkers in Asthma Moderators Dr. Manimaran
Dr. Bharat Bhushan Sharma
Dr. Athul Francis
Dr. Anirban Sarkar
Dr. Pajanivel R
Dr. Mohit Bhatia
Key note address
10:15 - 11:15 AM
10:15 - 10:45 AM State of Art/Year end review - newer antibiotics in 2023 Dr. Tobias Welte Dr. Vikash Marwah
Dr. A S Natrajan
Dr. Rafija
Dr. Rajani Bhatt
10:45 - 11:15 AM Practice changing Publications in Airway disease (Sponsor Astra) Dr. Raja Dhar
Symposium 2: COPD: Epidemiology, clinical evaluation & diagnosis
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM Epidemiology of COPD in India Dr. P.A. Mahesh

Dr. Narendra Rungta
Dr. Shivkant Sharma
Dr. Kaushik Muthrja
Dr. Kapil Sharma
11:30 - 11:45 AM A case based approach to diagnosis of COPD Dr. Kaushik Saha
11:45 - 12:00 PM From Pink Puffer and Blue Bloater to a better understanding of COPD phenotypes Dr. Lancelot Pinto
12:00 - 12:15 PM Burden of fungal infections in COPD Dr. Aditya K. Chawla
12:15 - 12:45 PM Panel Discussion Moderators Panelist
COPD: Epidemiology, clinical evaluation & diagnosis Dr. Subin Ahmed Dr. Swapnendu Mishra
Dr. Ankush Agarwal
Dr. Aratrika Das
Dr. Pavan Gupta
Oration
12:45 PM - 01:45 PM
01:00 - 01:30 PM Dr C V Ramakrishnan Oration 1 Dr Vivek Nangia Dr. D.J. Roy
Dr. Rajesh swarankar
Dr. J.K. Samaria
01:30 - 02:00 PM K J R Moorthy Oration 2 Dr. Deepti Gothi
Symposium 3: TB diagnosis
01:45 - 02:45 PM
01:45 - 02:45 PM Key research papers on the role of CBNAAT for TB diagnosis Dr. Akilesh.K

Dr. Amrita
Dr. Asheesh Dhanuka
Supriya Sarkar
Dr. Prakhar Sharma
Dr. Ilangho R P
02:00 - 02:15 PM The role of therapeutic drug monitoring in TB treatment Dr. Rupak Singla
02:15 - 02:30 PM Role of genomic sequencing in the diagnosis and management of drug resistant TB Dr. Padma Priyadarshini
02:30 - 02:45 PM Management of H mono resistance Dr. Thomas George
02:45 - 03:00 PM Types Of Drug resistant TB Dr. Amrita
Symposium 4: Pleural effusion: Diagnosis
03:00 - 04:15 PM
03:00 - 03:15 PM Updates in Pleural fluid analysis Dr. Puneeth Saxena

Dr. P Sukumaaran
Dr. Ruchi Arora
Dr. Siddharth Raj Yadav
Dr. Shubham Ghosh
Dr. Abdul Sathar
03:15 - 03:30 PM Pleural techniques: Ultrasound and manometry in the evaluation of pleural effusion Dr. Uma Devaraj
03:30 - 03:45 PM Maximizing the diagnostic yield of Medical thoracoscopy Dr. Manoj Goel
03:45 - 04:00 PM Medical thoracoscopy-Guidelines Based Dr. Rakesh K. Chawla
04:00 - 04:15 PM Closed Pleural Biopsy-Forgotten Art Dr. Mehul Thakkar
Symposium 5: Interventional Pulmonology: Navigating Interventional Pulmonology: Insights into Training, Learning from Failures, and Scope Selection
04:15 PM - 05:30 PM
04:15 - 04:30 PM Crafting Experts: The Art & Science of Training in Interventional Pulmonology Dr. Ravi Mehta Dr. Aakanksha Chawla
Dr. Hymm Parikh
Dr. A K Singh
Dr. A Lakshmi Murali
04:30 - 04:45 PM Error to Excellence: Learning through Errors in Interventional Pulmonology Dr. Prashant Chhajed
04:45 - 05:00 PM Scope Selection Mastery: Balancing Between Flexibility and Rigidity in Interventional Pulmonology Dr. Pattabhiraman
Debate: Interventional Pulmonology the best subspeciality option
05:00 - 05:30 PM Introduction Moderator (3 mins) Moderator
Dr Rennis Davis
Pro (9 mins) Pro- IP Skills allow you to sign above peers Prof Ajay Ravi
Con (9 mins) Con- All that glitters may not be gold Dr Kiran Vishnu Narayanan
Rebuttal (3 mins) each Rebuttal
Closing comments Mod: (3mins)
NAPCON DELHI SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME
DAY 1 – 06th OCTOBER 2023
HALL - YAMUNA
Time Topic Speaker Chairperson
09:00 - 09:15 AM Established and emerging diagnostics in COPD Dr. Asmitha Mehta Dr. Abhishek, Dr. Ajay Ravi, Dr. Ajit Kulkarni, Ajit Yadav
09:15 - 09:30 AM Role of Forced oscillation in the diagnosis of COPD Dr. Rajesh Swarnakar
09:30 - 09:45 AM Pre-COPD, PRISm and early COPD Dr. Milind Sovani
09:45 - 10:15 AM Symposium 1: COPD: Diagnosis Moderators Dr. Subhahis Ghosh, Dr. Sumanta Jha, Dr. Abdul Majeed Arshad, Dr. Parikshit Thakare, Dr. Shikha Jindal Gupta
10:15 - 11:30 AM Grand Rounds: Clinical Grandrounds
10:15 - 10:40 AM Interactive cases discussions - 1 Dr. D J Christopher
10:40 - 11:05 AM Interactive cases discussions - 2 Dr. T Balamugesh
11:05 - 11:30 AM Interactive case discussions - 3 Dr. Aditya k Chawla
11:30 AM - 12:45 PM Symposium 2: Respiratory Infections 1
11:30 - 11:45 AM Molecular diagnosis of respiratory infections- Is there a headway? Dr. Neelam Taneja Dr. Abhimanyu Bhatia, Dr. Abhishek Gupta, Dr. Ajit Kumar A K, Dr. Amina Mobashir
11:45 - 12:00 PM Management of the fungal infections in India Dr. Arunoloke Chakravarthy
12:00 - 12:15 PM Choosing antibiotic for CAP Dr. Avinash Jain
12:15 - 12:45 PM Symposium 2: Respiratory Infections Moderators Dr. Arun Madan, Dr. P Sukumaran, Dr. Gurpreet narula, Dr. Supriya Sarkar, Dr. Eema Chaudhary, Dr. Chandramani Punjabi
12:45 AM - 01:15 PM Debate: Critical Care Introduction Mod: (3 mins) Moderator : Dr. Jayaraman
NIV is preferred to HFNC in acute hypoxemic Respiratory failure
Pro (9 mins) (Pro) Dr. P.L. Gautam
Con (9 mins) (Con) Dr. Suresh Ramasubbam
Rebuttal (3 mins)
Rebuttal (3 mins)
Closing comments Mod:(3mins)
01:15 PM - 01:45 PM Panel Discussion: Bronchiectasis
01:15 PM - 01:45 PM Management of Bronchiectasis: A truly Multidisciplinary approach Dr. James Chalmers
01:45 - 03:00 PM Symposium 3: Asthma: Addressing the Challenges of Asthma in India
01:45 - 02:00 PM Burden of Asthma in India Dr. Nishtha Singh Dr. Ambarish Joshi, Dr. Ameer K A, Dr. Ankit Agarwal, Dr. Arvind Tomar
02:00 - 02:15 PM Transforming Asthma care - Expectations vs Reality Dr. AG Ghoshal
02:15 - 02:30 PM Asthma: Addressing poor management strategies Dr. Vikram Jaggi
02:30 - 04:15 PM Symposium 4: Tuberculosis - Hot Topics
02:30 - 03:00 PM Panel Discussion: Topic- MDRTB Whats New Manage TB India App and India Fights TB initiative Launch (Viatris) Modretor : Dr Rupak Singla Panelist: Dr B K Vashisth, Dr. A K Janmeja, Dr. Bharat Toshniwal, Dr. Amit Kumar, Dr Arshad
03:00 - 03:15 PM TB prevention strategies in high-risk groups Dr. Anitha Tilakan Dr. B K Vashisht, Dr. Ashish Agarwal, Dr Dip Deb, Dr Bindu Chariyatala, Dr C Sudarshan Ghosh
03:15 - 03:30 PM Global TB vaccine Pipeline Dr. Vikas Oswal
03:30 - 03:45 PM The Role of AI in evaluation of Chest Imaging for TB Diagnosis Dr. Murali C.P
03:45 - 04:00 PM Post-TB lung damage Dr. Gajendra Vikram Singh
04:00 - 04:15 PM Treatment of Drug Resistant TB Dr. Mandeep Kaur Sodhi
04:15 - 05:00 PM Symposium 5: ILDs in General
04:15 - 04:30 PM Clinical approach to a patient with ILD Dr. Amita Nene Col R B Deoskar, Dr D K Chauhan, Dr D S Gupta, Dr Devendra Kundra
04:30 - 04:45 PM Update in ILD Diagnosis: Radiological Dr. Tanuj Gupta
04:45 - 05:00 PM Update in ILD Diagnosis: Evaluating the need for Histology Dr. Sheetu Singh
05:00 - 05:30 PM Panel Discussion: ILDs in General Moderators: Dr. Parul Vadgama Panelist: Dr. Anshum Aneja, Dr. AS Narayan, Dr. Arshad Ezazi, Dr. Avya Bansal