Invited Speakers
Photo_Amita-Aggarwal Prof. Amita Aggarwal
Professor
Department of Clinical Immunology
Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences
India
Photo_Tatsuya-Atsumi Prof. Tatsuya Atsumi
Professor
Department of Rheumatology, Endocrinology and Nephrology
Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine
Japan
John-Axford Prof. John Axford
Professor of Clinical Rheumatology
Consultant in Adult and Paediatric Rheumatology
St George’s, University of London
United Kingdom
 Photo_Paul-Bird  Prof. Paul Bird
Associate Professor
Medicine
University of NSW
Australia
Photo_Simon-Bowman Prof. Simon Bowman
Consultant
Rheumatology
University Hospital Birmingham
United Kingdom
Photo_Matthew-Brown Prof. Matthew Brown
Director
Diamantina Institute
University of Queensland
Australia
Photo_Frank-Buttgereit Prof. Frank Buttgereit
Professor
Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology
Charité University Medicine Berlin
Germany
Photo_Mario-Cardiel Prof. Mario Cardiel
Director
Centro de Investigación Clínica de Morelia
Mexico
Photo_Vinod-Chandran Dr. Vinod Chandran
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Rheumatology
University of Toronto
Canada
Photo_CT-Chou Prof. Chung Tei Chou
Professor, Physician
Division of Allergy-Immunology-Rheumatology
Veterans General Hospital
Taiwan
Bidyut-Das Dr. Bidyut Kumar Das
Professor
Medicine, Unit of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology
India
Debashish-Danda Dr. Debashish Danda
Professor & Head
Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology
CMCH Vellore
India
Bhaskar-Dasgupta Prof. Bhaskar Dasgupta
Director
Rheumatology, Research and Audit
Southend University Hospital
United Kingdom
 Fereydoun-Davatchi  Prof. Fereydoun Davatchi
Professor
Division of Rheumatology
Rheumatology Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Iran
Photo_Christopher-Denton Prof. Christopher Denton
Professor of Experimental Rheumatology
Consultant Rheumatologist
Royal Free Hospital, London
United Kingdom
Varun-Dhir Dr. Varun Dhir
Assistant Professor
Internal Medicine
Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh
India
Photo_Paul-Emery Prof. Paul Emery
Director
Leeds Institute of Rheumatic & Musculoskeletal Medicine
University of Leeds
United Kingdom
Photo_Mark-Goloviznin Dr. Mark Goloviznin 
Associated Professor
Department of internal diseases
Moscow state university of medicine and dentistry
Russian Federation
Photo_Harsha-Gowda Dr. Harsha Gowda
Faculty Scientist
Institute of Bioinformatics
India
Photo_Loic-Guillevin Prof. Loic Guillevin
Department of Internal Medicine
Université Paris Descartes
Hôpital Cochin
France
Photo_Syed-Atiqul-Haq Prof. Syed Atiqul Haq
Professor and Chairman
Department of Rheumatology
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University
Bangladesh
Nigil-Colour-Lower-Res-copy Dr. Nigil Haroon
Clinician Scientist
Department of Rheumatology and Medicine
University Health Network and University of Toronto
Canada
Photo_Philip-Helliwell Dr. Philip Helliwell
Senior lecturer in rheumatology at Chapel Allerton Hospital in Leeds
Consultant rheumatologist at St Luke’s Hospital in Bradford
United Kingdom
Photo_Rana-Hinman Prof. Rana Hinman
Associate Professor
Australia Research Council Future Fellow
Department of Physiotherapy
University of Melbourne
Australia
Photo_Jing-Long-Huang Prof. Jing-Long Huang
President
Taiwan Pediatric Association
Taiwan
Photo_Robert-Inman Dr. Robert Inman
Professor
Department of Medicine and Immunology
University of Toronto
Canada
Photo_David-Isenberg Prof. David Isenberg
Academic Director
Department of Rheumatology
University College London
United Kingdom
Ahmedreza-Jamshidi Prof. Ahmadreza Jamshidi
President
Iranian Rheumatology Association
Rheumatology Research Center
Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Iran
Gurjit-Singh-Kaeley Prof. Gurjit Singh Kaeley
Professor of Medicine
University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville
USA
Handono-Kalim Prof.Handono Kalim
Professor
Rheumato-Immunology Division
Department of Internal Medicine Brawijaya University Syaiful Anwar General Hospital Malang
Indonesia
Photo_Dinesh-Khanna Prof. Dinesh Khanna
Associate Professor
Department of Internal Medicine – Rheumatology
University of Michigan
USA
Raju-Kubchandani Dr. Raju Khubchandani
Pediatric Rheumatology Clinic
Jaslok Hospital & Research Center Mumbai
India
Photo_Ho-Youn-Kim Prof. Ho Youn Kim
Professor
Department of Rheumatology
KonKuk University Medical Center
Korea
Photo_Natalia-Lakhonina Dr. Natalia Lakhonina 
Assistant Professor
Department of internal diseases
Moscow state university of medicine and dentistry
Russian Federation
Photo_CS-Lau Prof. Chak-Sing Lau
Professor
Deparment of Medicine
The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Photo_Zhan-Guo-Li Prof. Zhanguo Li
Professor and Chief
Department of Rheumatology
Peking University People’s Hospital
China
Keith-Lim Prof. Keith Lim
Clinical Associate Professor
Melbourne University Dept of Medicine
Director of Rheumatology
Western Hospital
Melbourne
Australia
Photo_Worawit-Louthrenoo Dr. Worawit Louthrenoo 
M.D.
Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine
Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University
Thailand
Photo_Lui-Nai-Lee Dr. Nai Lee Lui
Consultant Rheumatologist
Department of Rheumatology and Immunology
Singapore General Hospital
Singapore
Prof.Lyn-March Prof. Lyn March
Professor
Department of Rheumatology & Musculoskeletal Epidemiology
University Sydney & Institute of Bone and Joint Research
Australia
Photo_Alberto-Martini Prof. Alberto Martini
Professor
Department of Pediatrics
University of Genoa
Italy
Photo_Iain-McInnes Prof. Iain B McInnes
Director
Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation
University of Glasgow
United Kingdom
Photo_Ramnath-Misra Prof. Ramnath Misra
Dean
Professor and Head Clinical Immunology
S.G.P.G.I.M.S
India
Robert-Moots Prof. Robert Moots
Professor of Rheumatology
University of Liverpool
United Kingdom
Kevin-Murray Dr. Kevin Murray
Consultant Rheumatologist
Department of Rheumatology
Princess Margaret Hospital for Children
Australia
Peter-Nash Dr. Peter Nash
Professor of Department of Medicine
Director of Rheumatology Unit on the Sunshine Coast
University of Queensland
Australia
Photo_Sandra-Navarra Prof. Sandra Navarra
Professor and Head of Rheumatology
Faculty of Medicine and Surgery
University of Santo Tomas
Philippines
Photo_Akhilesh-Pandey Prof. Akhilesh Pandey
Professor
Institute of Genetic Medicine
Johns Hopkins University
USA
Photo_Ester-Penserga Prof. Ester Gonzales-Penserga
Professor
Medicine
University of the Philippines College of Medicine
Philippines
Photo_Kevin-Pile Prof. Kevin Pile
Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of Western Sydney
Campbelltown Hospital
Sydney
Australia
Photo_A -V -Ramanan Prof. Athimalaipet Ramanan
Consultant
Paediatric Rheumatology
University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust
United Kingdom
Photo_Kenneth-Saag Dr. Kenneth G. Saag
Professor of Medicine Div Clinical Immunology & Rheumatology
University of Alabama at Birmingham
USA
Photo_Sami-Salman Prof. Sami Salman
Professor of Rheumatology
Medicine
College of Medicine, University of Baghdad
Iraq
Photo_Yehuda-Shoenfeld Prof. Yehuda Schoenfeld
Head
Autoimmunity Center
Sheba Medical Center
Israel
Photo_Surjit-Singh Prof. Surjit Singh
Professor
Advanced Pediatrics Centre
PGIMER, Chandigarh
India
Photo_Josef-Smolen Prof. Josef Smolen
Chairman
Department of Medicine 3
Medical University of Vienna
Austria
Photo_YY-Song Prof. Yeong-Wook Song
Department of Internal Medicine
Medical Research Centre
Seoul National University College of Medicine
Korea
Photo_William-St-Clair Prof. E.William St. Clair (Bill)
Professor
Medicine / Rheumatology
Duke University
USA
Takayanagi Prof. Hiroshi Takayanagi
Professor
Department of Immunology
University of Tokyo
Japan
Lai-Shan-Tam Prof. Lai-Shan Tam
Professor
Medicine & Therapeutics
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
China
Photo_Yoshiya-Tanaka Prof. Yoshiya Tanaka
Professor and Chairman
The Department of Internal Medicine
University of Occupational & Environmental Health
Japan
Tsai-Wen-Chan Dr. Wen-Chan Tsai
Attending Physician
Department of Laboratory Medicine
Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital
Taiwan
Photo_Nicole-Walsh Dr. Nicole Walsh
Research Fellow/Lab Head
Department of Arthritis
St Vincent’s Institute of Medical Research
Australia
Michael-Wiese Dr. Michael Wiese
Senior Lecturer in Pharmacotherapeutics
School of Pharmacy and Medical Science
University of South Australia
Australia
Photo_Huji-Xu Prof. Huji Xu
Department of Rheumatology and Immunology
Chang Zheng Hospital affliated to The Second Military Medical University
China
Photo_Kazuhiko-Yamamoto Prof. Kazuhiko Yamamoto
Professor and Chairman
Department of Allergy and Rheumatology
The University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine
Japan
Photo_Xuan-Zhang Prof. Xuan Zhang
Director
Department of Research
Peking Union Medical College Hospital
China