On behalf of the organising committee, it gives us great pleasure to welcome you to the 15th Joint National Conference of the Indian Chest Society (ICS) and National College of Chest Physicians (NCCP) India - NAPCON - 2013, to be held from 28th to 30th November 2013 at "Chennai Trade Centre" Chennai. The conference will be preceded by preconference workshops on 27th November 2013 for the post-graduates on important topics in pulmonary medicine.
The scientific committee proposes a skill based programme covering recent advances in pulmonary medicine, critical care, sleep medicine and pulmonary infections. NAPCON-2013 will provide you with immense opportunities to update your skills and knowledge in the field of pulmonary medicine. NAPCON-2013 is an ideal forum to form new acquaintances.
In the month of November, Chennai experiences pleasant weather and affords bountiful sightseeing experiences - archaeological sights, magnificent land marks, famous ancient temples and the Marina beach - the second longest beach in the world.
Chennai's contribution in the field of education and health care has been enormous and we are proud to host NAPCON - 2013 at Chennai, Tamilnadu, India.
Once again we extend cordial welcome to you all and look forward to your active participation in NAPCON - 2013.
Joint Organising Secretary
Dr.Prasanna Kumar Thomas