AAAAI Tweetup! Meet allergists who will update Twitter with the latest allergy news from #AAAAI15 meeting

This is a list of the allergists who are planning to use Twitter to post updates from the #AAAAI15 meeting. The list is open for edit, please feel free to add your own info.

The list shows the availability of the allergists by date and if they are planning to attend the Tweetup (a meeting of people who use Twitter or are following the tweets). If interested in a real life meeting Tweetup during the #AAAAI15, sign up in the spreadsheet above. This will be the Fourth Annual Tweetup during AAAAI! We started in 2012.

Here is the Tweetup info:

Hilton Americas, Level Four, Room 430 (see the map)
Sunday, February 22nd, 1:00 – 2:00 pm

The Tweetup will be hosted by the amazing @MatthewBowdish and @DrAnneEllis:

The hashtag for the meeting is #AAAAI15

The hashtag for the 2015 annual meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) is #AAAAI15

Type #AAAAI15 in Twitter Search box to find all recent updates from  #AAAAI15

You can also find info about the #AAAAI hashtag on the website of Symplur:

How to use Twitter to post updates from #AAAAI15 meeting

See examples of best practice by  @MatthewBowdish and @DrAnneEllis posted here: (tweets were summarized in a series of blog posts by me). The tweets were labeled #AAAAI and they reached more than 250,000 people.

I would strongly encourage you to post updates on Twitter from the CME conferences that you are planning to attend in the future. Here is how to do it: Twitter for Physicians: How to use Twitter to keep track of the latest news and scientific meetings, and share information with colleagues and patients.

Allergists reached 250,000 people via Twitter during 2012 AAAAI

During the 2012 AAAAI meeting, the allergists achieved some of the highest usage statistics for social media by any specialty. There were more than 160 allergists on Twitter and 30 of them posted simultaneously from the annual meeting, broadcasting thousands of tweets tagged with #AAAAI. The annual AAAAI meeting was attended by approximately 5,000 people. In comparison, the 30 allergists on Twitter reached 250,000 people (measured by on 03/04/2012).

WAO TV Social Media Guide for Allergists

Here is WAO TV Social Media Guide for Allergists:

Dr Stukus: How to use Twitter to engage patients

Dr Bowdish: Best practices for Twitter use by allergists

Dr Bowdish: How to use Twitter during a scientific conference: AAAAI, ACAAI, etc.

Dr Ramirez: How allergists can use Facebook for patient education


The impact of social media on a major international emergency medicine conference -- Neill et al. -- Emergency Medicine Journal

PLOS ONE: Tweeting the Meeting: An In-Depth Analysis of Twitter Activity at Kidney Week 2011

Tweeting the Meeting: Investigating Twitter Activity At the 2012 AAAAI Conference - Disclaimer: I am one of the authors.

How to share up to 4 photos in a single Tweet - Great for conference posters - see example

How to Make the Most of A National Scientific Conference

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