WCBIP is the largest international organization in the area of bronchology and interventional pulmonology. World Association for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology has over 8,600 members globally. The theme of WCBIP 2020 is “New Land, New Scope”. “New Land” implies that bronchology and interventional pulmonology is a new subfield of modern respiratory medicine. Latest technologic innovations in Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology is one of the promising frontiers of Modern Respirology. “New Land” also means that advancing countries like China and up and coming countries are involving themselves deeper in the academic pursuits of bronchology and interventional pulmonology.
As one of the most rapidly developing countries, China will establish an excellent partnership with WABIP and bring in many more nationals to the WABIP. “New Scope” means that new respiratory endoscopic techniques are being developed that will be highlighted at WCBIP 2020. It also implies that developing countries, such as China, India and others, have entered the scope of the WABIP and will be one of the focus of the society for years to come.The WCBIP 2020 will reveal a New Landscape of Bronchololgy and Interventional Pulmonology. It will bring the WABIP to an era of a more colorful and bright future with the involvement of developing countries and the innovation of new respiratory endoscopic techniques.