Dear Colleagues and Friends,
It is our great pleasure to invite you to attend the 9th International Thymic Malignany Interest Group Annual Meeting (ITMIG 2018), in conjunction with the 50th Annual Meeting of the Korean Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery to be held on October 25 – 27, 2018, at the Grand Walkerhill Hotel, Seoul, South Korea.
The ITMIG is the premier multi-disciplinary international organization focused on the thymic gland and tumors. The ITMIG annual meeting provides an ideal forum to exchange the knowledge of latest scientific advances, shares ideas in the new development of clinical management, and provides unique networking opportunities. This year’s Conference will bring together all clinicians, researchers, and scientists from all over the world, and we will obtain and discuss information about advances in the management of thymic malignancies.
As all of you may expect, Seoul, the host city of the ITMIG 2018, is the Capital of South Korea where tradition and modern, nature and highly advanced technology co-exist in a harmonious manner. With fascinating ancient traditions and ultramodern lifestyle in Seoul, we wish you an enjoyable stay and many unforgettable memories.
Please save the date and we are looking forward to welcoming you all to ITMIG 2018 in Seoul!
Ki-Bong Kim, MD, PhD
The Korean Society of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery