- Hypothermia in preterms: what’s new?
- Late hypothermia after 6 hrs of life
- Regenerative medicine: stem cells trials in neonates
- Is MRI necessary, or “only” helpful ?
- IGF-1, anti-VEGF, surgery to treat severe ROP: where are we now ? which is the best choice?
- Early strategies to prevent BPD: budesonide? anything more?
- Is LISA necessary, or “only” helpful, or nothing at all?
- Teamworking in the NICU
- Lactoferrin for premature brain
- EPO and neuroprotection: an update
- ECMO: indications, risks and benefits
- Nutrition of preterm infants
- NIDCAP and family-centered care
- Kidney injury in the preterm infant
- NEC: an update
- “Omics” in neonatology
- Multiresistant organisms: challenges and solutions
- Laboratory at bedside: what’s new in the NICU?
- Less surfactant and less intubation: has this policy improved the neonatal outcomes?
- Morbidity associated with early infection by Respiratory Viruses
- Prematurity and late wheezing: is there a link?
- Outcomes of early neonatal cardiovascular surgery
- Delivery of fetal CHD patients
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9–11 June 2019 10th Anniversary – International Conference on Clinical Neonatology (ICCN)
17–21 September 2019 3rd joint Congress of European Neonatal Societies (jENS)
2–4 October 2019 Shaping the Future of Pediatrics
7–8 March 2019 1st LAUNCH – Lung Ultrasound in Neonates and Children
21–22 February 2019 Congenital CMV – From Pregnancy to Infancy: Let’s Face It
14–17 November 2018 Birth Congress – Clinical Challenges in Labor and Delivery
Birth Congress - Clinical challenges in Labor and Delivery will be held in Venice, 14-17 November 2018. Presidents of this meeting are Prof. Gian Carlo Di Renzo and Roberto Romero. The congress will be dedicated to all the news on labor, delivery, cesarean section, postpartum care and much more!
3–5 October 2018 8th International Congress of UENPS
The 8th International Congress of UENPS, to be held in Bucharest from 3 to 5 October 2018, is an opportunity for neonatal medical education and an opening for new collaborations in the field of research among the international neonatal and perinatal medical team.
Participants will have the chance to exchange views and experiences on the health of newborns, discuss today’s methods of care used in neonatology, and broaden their knowledge in topics such as:
- Neonatal respiratory disorders and management
- Nutrition of the preterm infant
- Nosocomial infection
- New fortifiers of breast milk
The setting of the event is the capital of Romania, Bucharest, one of the largest cities in Eastern Europe, also called “Little Paris” during Belle Epoque.
27–29 September 2018 Ultrasound Meets Magnetic Resonance
The meeting will take place from 5 to 7 April 2018 in France and the President of the conference is Professor Yves Ville and Professor Daniela Prayer is one of the members of the Scientific Committee. The meeting will be a very high level opportunity for ultra-sonographers and sonographers especially to attend a prestigious and practical conference on Ultrasound, including hands on training on fetal brain and fetal heart.
5–8 September 2018 ECPM XXVI European Congress on Perinatal Medicine
St. Petersburg, Russia
Leaded by more than one thousand experts in the field of perinatal medicine, ECPM is dedicated to midwives, obstetricians, neonatologists professionals in child pathology, paediatric surgery and genetics.
The conference is divided into keynote lectures from internationally renewed experts, pleanary sessions and parallel sessions. Participants are invited to submit their researches in the form of oral or poster presentations, depending on the content of their abstracts. Many pre-congress courses with high educational value are scheduled too.
23–26 May 2018 ICCN 2018
The 7th International Congress on Clinical Neonatology will be held in Turin, Italy, from 23rd to 26th May 2018. You can find all information and register at the link below.
19–20 April 2018 BMFMS 2018
Hilton Brighton Metropole Hotel, Brighton, UK
The British Maternal & Fetal Medicine Society’s Annual Conference provides a unique opportunity to discuss important issues of relevance to Obstetricians and other professionals involved in pregnancy care. It facilitates dissemination of knowledge, promotes research and audit whilst encouraging the interface with industry to promote technological advances.
The Meeting has established itself as a benchmark of academic excellence, consistently offering a comprehensive scientific programme blending high quality clinical and basic science, the hallmark of the Society.
After the very successful BMFMS 2017 in Amsterdam, the conference will be brought back to the UK and will be hosted in the vibrant and versatile city of Brighton. Set on an eclectic vibrant seafront, Hilton Brighton Metropole perfectly captures the character of this much-loved city and retains a Victorian elegance and charm. Easily accessible just an hour from London, the conference venue is within walking distance from the train station and of all that Brighton has to offer.
With well over 700 attendees in Amsterdam 2017, we are expecting a successful and popular 2018 annual conference in Brighton and hope to retain a good proportion of our overseas delegates.
9–10 March 2018 2nd International Workshop Intensive Care of the Newborn
The 2nd International Workshop on Intensive Care of the Newborn will be held in Verona, Italy, on 9 and 10 March 2018. You can find all information and register at the link below.
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2–5 December 2017 WSPID 2017
WSPID was founded with the purpose of bringing together members of national and regional organizations in this specialty for an international congress. The congress is unique in attracting leading experts in the field who address us on the diversity of infectious disease topics relevant to both participants coming from developing and developed countries.
As in previous years, the meeting will cover aspects of infectious diseases in regions around the world. Abstracts are still a key component of the congress and the program has been planned to allow ample time for oral and poster presentations.
You will also have the opportunity to explore the beautiful Shenzhen a modern metropolis that links Hong Kong to China's mainland. While the city does not have as many historical attractions as other famous cities in China, it has created a number of excellent theme parks which entertain while teaching visitors about China and the world. Shenzhen is attracting more and more Chinese and overseas tourists for its unique beauty.
30 October–4 November 2017 jENS 2017
The 2nd jENS Congress, Congress of joint European Neonatal Societies (ESPR, UENSP and EFCNI), will be held from October 30th to November 4th in Venezia, Italy.
You can find all the information and register at the link below.
Main topics include Regenerative Medicine and Stem-Cells, Neuroprotection, Genetics and Epigenetics and Autophagy in development.
12–15 October 2017 EAP 2017
Following the success of the previous EAP Congress and MasterCourses, we are happy to invite you to take part in the next EAP Congress and MasterCourse that will take place in Ljubljana, Slovenia, on 12-15 October, 2017.
With the upcoming event, EAP will continue to fulfill its tasks to train, educate, and bring up to date all professionals taking care of children, while at the same time stimulating and allowing each one of you attending the opportunity to meet and/or create your own professional network of colleagues and friends.
The Scientific Committee is elaborating a programme with topics covering all areas of interest in the field of paediatrics and the congress will provide the most updated, state-of-the-art information on the latest developments in research and clinical practice in the main areas of Paediatrics.
We will continue to dedicate our educational meetings to Young Trainees and promote exchange of information and ideas in the paediatric field. The MasterCourse this time will be focused on infection.
Save the dates in your diary today and we look forward to greeting you in what promises to be an exciting and fruitful meeting with a high scientific standard.
Tom Stiris MD, PhD
Department of Neonatology, Oslo University Hospital
2–3 February 2017 DMPRD_2017
The first two conferences in 2015 & 2016 attracted more participants than we had hoped for. We are confident that even more attendees will participate in 2017. We would highly appreciate your participation and would kindly ask you to block the date in your agenda. Registration is possible from now on. A first draft agenda and further updates will be sent out in the next weeks and months.
For organisational questions please direct your questions to [email protected]; for content question to Prof. Johannes van den Anker, [email protected] and Dr. Klaus Rose, [email protected]; for sponsoring suggestions to Martin Austin, [email protected].
Looking forward to see you in Basel, Switzerland, in February 2017
Klaus Rose and John van den Anker
8–10 December 2016 EIP 2016
Continuous professional development is a top priority for the Excellence in Pediatrics Institute and is placed at the heart of our annual conference's ethos.
Now in its 8th year, the Excellence in Pediatrics Conference is a dynamic, innovative, and highly engaging conference that informs its delegates of the latest scientific developments and most importantly helps them to improve the standard of care they deliver on the Monday morning after the conference.
3–5 November 2016 4th Annual conference on Contemporary Management of Aerodigestive Disease In Children
Nashville, TN, USA
We have confirmed over 30 speakers and panelists from a range of disciplines that include Otolaryngology, Pulmonology, Gastroenterology, Speech Pathology, Nutrition, Healthcare Administration and more. Thursday, November 3, will feature an afternoon business session, including how to start and run an Aerodigestive Program, cost estimation in aerodigestive care, and measuring patient-centered outcomes. Friday and Saturday (November 4 and 5) are filled with lectures, panels and breakout sessions spanning all aspects of aerodigestive disease management from intrapartum treatments to transitions to adulthood.
New to the program this year is the invitation to submit research for group presentation. After independent review, high-scoring projects will receive podium presentation, while others will be featured in a poster session. Preliminary research, case series, and interesting case reports are all eligible. The goal is open sharing of new concepts and observations affecting the care of children with aerodigestive diseases. Research presented at this meeting is not bound to the meeting or to any subspecialty journal. Conference attendees, panelists and lecturers alike are welcome to submit research for presentation, and we welcome resident and fellow presenters as well.
21–25 October 2016 EAPS 2016
Serving as a nexus for the wealth of knowledge provided by three leading paediatric societies, the 6th Congress of the European Academy of Paediatric Societies (EAPS 2016) promises to build on the reputation of previous highly successful meetings.
Paediatric professionals from around the world will gain unparalleled access to the best scientific research programmes. Firmly established yet dedicated to thinking outside the box, EAPS 2016 aims to engage the world’s best in a hearty exchange of experiences and expertise in research and clinical care.
Europe's foremost pediatrics subspecialty societies EAP, ESPNIC and ESPR have dedicated their time and formidable talents into organizing an stellar educational/research forum that will celebrate outstanding science in all areas of pediatrics.
21–22 September 2016 ICCN 2016
The Division of Neonatology and NICU of Sant’Anna Hospital in affiliation with the “Crescere Insieme al Sant’Anna” Scientific and Research Neonatology Foundation is proud to announce the 6th edition of the “International Conference on Clinical Neonatology”, which will be held in Torino, Italy from the 22nd to the 24th of September 2016.
In line with the spirit of the previous successful editions, held in November 2009, March 2010, May 2012, June 2013 and September 2014 the goal of this Conference is to present the latest, updated scientific evidence on the care, treatment and follow-up of preterm neonates. Once more, the congress will be a multidisciplinary program of neonatal and perinatal research and practice, giving the opportunity to interact and share clinical and research experiences with colleagues in the Neonatology community.
Prominent international speakers from all the fields of Neonatology and Pediatrics will provide comprehensive, up-to-date, research-based answers to the most frequent questions that arise at patient’s bedside in everyday practice.
19–23 September 2016 AAPSRPC
Chicago, IL, USA
Please join us for the 2016 offering of Specialty Review in Pediatric Cardiology, sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery in collaboration with the Society of Pediatric Cardiology Training Program Directors. Established in 1975, this is the original and longest-running review course for those seeking an intensive review as part of exam preparation for certification or re-certification in pediatric cardiology. This course is equally valuable for physicians and other health professionals who desire a comprehensive update in the field.
The live course features an online syllabus, with presenter slide materials in full-color full-page format, and practice exam Q&A exercises following each presentation. Presentations are also filmed to produce a “watch-it-later” option for release shortly after the course, and a CME-accredited DVD version of the course for release in the spring following each live offering.
Genetics, Pharmacology, Physiology, Pathology, Molecular Biology, Statistics, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures, Management of the Cardiac Transplant Patient…
- An intensive and concise review of pediatric cardiology.
- An appropriate blend of relevant basic science and clinical application.
- Practice questions and answers for each presentation, with audience response system.
- A distinguished faculty of outstanding clinician-educators who combine topic expertise with demonstrated teaching skills.
- Pediatric cardiologists completing training and seeking board certification.
- Established pediatric cardiologists seeking an update in the specialty and/or preparing for re-certification.
- Cardiologists treating adult patients with congenital heart disease
- Pediatricians with an interest in pediatric cardiology.
- Other health professionals who care for pediatric cardiology patients.
18–22 September 2016 IACAPAP 2016
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
IACAPAP 2016 will bring together thousands of mental health professionals including child psychiatrists and representatives from the allied professions of nursing, psychology, social work, pediatrics, public health, education, social sciences and other relevant fields dedicated to improving mental health global and locally.
With a theme of “Fighting Stigma, Promoting Resiliency and Positive Mental Health”, IACAPAP 2016 will allow you to meet fellow professionals, learn from a comprehensive scientific program, promote and advocate for your research and ideas and enjoy all that Calgary, Alberta and Canada has to offer.
This, 22nd World Congress for the International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions (IACAPAP) will be a joint meeting with the 36th Annual Conference of the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (CACAP).
10–12 September 2016 ESPE 2016
The 55th ESPE Annual Meeting will be held in Paris, 10-12 September 2016.
The theme of the meeting will be “Horizons in Paediatric Endocrinology” to capture the evolutionary and self-renewing nature of our specialty. The theme will also help evaluate the new challenges for paediatric endocrinology and discuss new and old medical, scientific and organisational paths.
17–22 August 2016 IPA 2016
ancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Join the International Pediatric Association (IPA) and its 168 member organizations, to the 28th International Pediatric Congress to be held in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada from August 17-22, 2016.
This year’s conference theme, “Community, Diversity, Vitality,” reflects both the host city and the scope of the scientific program.
23–26 June 2016 CIPP XV
The XV International Congress of Pediatric Pulmonology, CIPP XV, will be held in Naples, Italy on June 23-26, 2016. The International Congress of Pediatric Pulmonology (CIPP) is the only international meeting devoted to Pediatric Pulmonology.
Over the years, CIPP has acquired a reputable status among practitioners, researchers and academicians as the forum for new information, treatment guidelines, interactions and exchange of ideas between leading specialists and practitioners in Pediatric Pulmonology from both developed and developing countries. Aside from plenary sessions and topic symposiums, a hallmark of CIPP is the number of interactive sessions that include among others research presentations, clinical case discussions, chest imaging, and bronchoscopy.
23–26 June 2016 WSP 2016
The upcoming World Summit in Pediatric offers a platform where knowledge and experience can be shared with numerous experts in the field of Pediatrics.
The first few years of a child development are very crucial which lay the foundation of healthier and happier life ahead. In the first few years child needs an especial designed diet for him; children have specific nutritional requirement for both the functional immaturity of organs and systems, and also because food consumption per unit of body weight is proportionately higher.
The conference provides the opportunity to discuss your specialty at an International level through exchanging ideas and knowledge with colleagues from different countries, networking with other professionals in a multidisciplinary setting and participating in social and educational events. It’s also necessary that the whole family is informed, motivated and involved in this project for pediatric education, which should involve all stakeholders (institutions, media, industries) in a work network.
22–25 June 2016 CSI 2016
CSI 2016, the annual congress about catheter interventions in congenital, structural and valvular heart disease will take place from June 22 to 25, 2016 in Frankfurt.
CSI offers the unique experience of a comprehensive overview of major topics in the catheter therapy of congenital, structural and valvular heart disease in children and adults. CSI caters for adult and pediatric interventional cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, anesthesiologists and imaging specialists. We have discovered that the extended interventional technical and nursing teams are finding the content and format of our meeting valuable to their day to day practice and continuing medical education requirements. Established and emerging industry based engineers and prototype technologists have also discovered CSI as a stimulating environment with unparalleled opportunities to network with key opinion leaders.
11–15 June 2016 EAACI 2016
The EAACI Congress 2016 is a congress organised by the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) which offers a unique opportunity to learn about new discoveries and exchange experience with professionals in the field of allergy and clinical immunology.
The Congress will take place in Vienna, Austria from 11-15 June 2016 and we hope to see you onsite!
4–8 June 2016 PICC 2016
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
The 8th World Congress of the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive & Critical Care Societies will be held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada June 4-8, 2016.
As in the past, the scientific content is our focus with an aim to foster learning and collaboration for the care we provide to children with critical illness and their families. Experts representing points of view from across the globe will lead core tracks, and in response to feedback from past registrants, we are including daily plenary sessions, expanded pre-conference workshops, and opportunities to meet and discuss specific topics with experts in the field. We are planning the program to enable presenters of free papers and posters to be integrated into the main program themes. We want you to feel engaged and inspired, have the confidence to take on new challenges and think outside the box!
1–4 June 2016 ICP 2.0
The International Congress Pediatrics 2.0 will be held in Copenhagen, Denmark.
The Congress Program Committee, with the support of the International Scientific Committee and the Local Scientific Committee members, has been working hard to develop an outstanding program of scientific excellence divided into main tracks covering a broad range of topics.
This project is aimed above all at the general public, who, by means of a simple, attractive and enjoyable exhibition presentation, can discover the fundamental concepts in relation to food and nutrition that anyone can put into practice to improve their health and enjoy a better quality of life.
10–14 May 2016 ESPID 2016
The 34th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases (ESPID 2016) will be held on May 10-14 in vibrant Brighton, UK.
Building on the success of previous meetings, ESPID 2016's scientific programme will consist of a range of sessions and learning opportunities, given by the top international experts in paediatric infectious diseases. Come discover the latest developments in our fast-changing world in Brighton 2016.
30 April–3 May 2016 PAS 2016
Baltimore, MD, USA
The Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Meetingbrings together thousands of pediatricians and other health care providers united by a common mission: improve the health and well-being of children worldwide. This international gathering includes researchers, academics, as well as clinical care providers and community practitioners. Presentations cover issues of interest to generalists as well as topics critical to a wide array of specialty and subspecialty areas.
4–7 December 2013 5th Annual Excellence in Paediatrics Congress
In every sense the 5th edition will be a turning point for Paediatric education, with:
- More than 90 top academics and international KOLs as speakers
- Schools / workshops - Interactive Case studies
- Multi-stake Holders Summits as part of Initiatives
- More than 20 Parents' Talks with participation of media representatives, Parents' Associations, IAPO, Schools of Health in Europe & International Teachers Association
11–14 October 2013 54th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Research- ESPR
19–22 September 2013 2013 EAP Educational Congress and MasterCourse
The 2013 EAP Congress is the perfect setting to get the most updated, state-of-the-art information on the latest developments in research and clinical practice in the main areas of Paediatrics.