Programme

Europaediatrics 2019 is a leading European platform for a range of senior paediatric keynote speakers and satellite sessions.

Programme at a glance


To plan your time at the Congress, please review our keynote speaker profiles and the scientific programme detailed below.

Keynote Speaker Profiles

 

    07:30 - 19:30 
    Registration opens
    08:00 - 08:45 
    Meet the Expert 1
    Diagnosis and management of seizures in infants and children
    Liffey A

    Liffey A
    Session starts at 08:00
    MTE1.1
    Diagnosis and management of seizures in infants and children


    Liffey A
    Session starts at 08:00
    MTE1.2
    Presenting with Sophia Varadkar

    08:00 - 08:45 
    Meet the Expert 2
    End of life guidelines/toolkit
    Wicklow Hall 2

    Wicklow Hall 2
    Session starts at 08:00
    MTE2.1
    End of life guidelines/toolkit


    Wicklow Hall 2
    Session starts at 08:00
    MTE2.2
    Presenting with Mary Devins

    08:00 - 08:45 
    Meet the Expert 3
    The crying infant assessment and management
    Liffey Hall 2

    Liffey Hall 2
    Session starts at 08:00
    MTE3.1
    The crying infant assessment and management


    Liffey Hall 2
    Session starts at 08:00
    MTE3.2
    Presenting with Shalom Ben-Shimol

    08:00 - 08:45 
    Meet the Expert 4
    Expanding newborn screening, the endless possibilities...
    Liffey Hall 1

    Liffey Hall 1
    Session starts at 08:00
    MTE4.1
    Expanding newborn screening, the endless possibilities...


    Liffey Hall 1
    Session starts at 08:00
    MTE4.2
    Presenting with Georg Hoffman

    09:00 - 09:30 
    Keynote Speaker 5
    Challenges in child health
    Auditorium
    Mehmet Vural (Istanbul, Turkey) & Andreas Gerber-Grote (Zurich,Switzerland)
    09:00
    Auditorium
    Session starts at 09:00
    KN5
    Child and adolescent global health challenges

    09:30 - 10:00 
    Keynote Speaker 6
    New vaccines and controversies
    Auditorium
    Turlough Bolger (Dublin,Ireland) & Eli Somekh (Bnei Brak, Israel)
    09:30
    Auditorium
    Session starts at 09:30
    KN6
    New vaccines and controversies - dispelling the myths

    10:00 - 10:30 
    Tea & Coffee
    10:30 - 12:00 
    Symposium 5 (in collaboration with EAACI)
    New developments in the diagnosis and treatment of allergy
    Liffey Hall 2
    Basil Elnazir (Dublin, Ireland)
    10:30
    Liffey Hall 2
    Session starts at 10:30
    S5.1
    Antibiotic allergy: to test or not before reintroduction

    10:50
    Liffey Hall 2
    Session starts at 10:30
    S5.2
    Community based management of cow's milk allergy

    11:10
    Liffey Hall 2
    Session starts at 10:30
    S5.3
    New challenges in the management of children with food allergy

    11:30
    Liffey Hall 2
    Session starts at 10:30
    S5.4
    Management of anaphylaxis in schools

    10:30 - 11:15 
    Symposium 6
    Obesity and nutrition
    Wicklow Hall 2
    Danielle Jansen (Groningen, The Netherlands) & Sinéad Murphy (Dublin, Ireland)
    10:30
    Wicklow Hall 2
    Session starts at 10:30
    S6.1
    Intrauterine and infancy determinants of later childhood obesity: The Rolo Kids Study

    10:50
    Wicklow Hall 2
    Session starts at 10:30
    S6.2
    Risks of fad and alternative diets

    10:30 - 12:00 
    Symposium 7
    Normal and not so normal development
    Auditorium
    Farhana Sharif (Westmeath, Ireland) & Artan Haruni (Albania)
    10:30
    Auditorium
    Session starts at 10:30
    S7.1
    Is there a normal child? How do we define?

    10:50
    Auditorium
    Session starts at 10:30
    S7.2
    Developmental delay and neuro-disability; Early detection and prevention

    11:10
    Auditorium
    Session starts at 10:30
    S7.3
    Management and new treatments for cerebral palsy

    11:30
    Auditorium
    Session starts at 10:30
    S7.4
    Latest developments in autism genomics and future directions

    10:30 - 12:00 
    Quick Updates 1
    Hot topics and new therapies
    Liffey Hall 1
    Mehmet Vural (Istanbul, Turkey)
    10:30
    Liffey Hall 1
    Session starts at 10:30
    QU1.1
    Breast feeding rates in Europe and how to improve

    10:40
    Liffey Hall 1
    Session starts at 10:30
    QU1.2
    Hospital in the home

    10:50
    Liffey Hall 1
    Session starts at 10:30
    QU1.3
    New developments in treatment of paediatric oncology

    11:00
    Liffey Hall 1
    Session starts at 10:30
    QU1.4
    Paediatric Early Warning System - PEWS

    11:10
    Liffey Hall 1
    Session starts at 10:30
    QU1.5
    Gender dysphoria

    11:20
    Liffey Hall 1
    Session starts at 10:30
    QU1.6
    Metabolic and rare diseases: new effective treatments

    11:30
    Liffey Hall 1
    Session starts at 10:30
    QU1.7
    Preparing paediatric international travelers for travelers’ diarrhea

    10:30 - 12:00 
    EPA/UNEPSA Symposium 1
    Child health and population needs
    Liffey A
    Hilary Hoey (Dublin, Ireland) & Angel Carrasco (Madrid, Spain)
    10:30
    Liffey A
    Session starts at 10:30
    UNE1.1
    New models of care and robust outcome measures

    10:50
    Liffey A
    Session starts at 10:30
    UNE1.2
    The challenges of building a new children’s hospital fit for purpose

    11:10
    Liffey A
    Session starts at 10:30
    UNE1.3
    European children’s hospital organisation

    11:30
    Liffey A
    Session starts at 10:30
    UNE1.4
    The role of the children’s hospital 10 years from now

    11:15 - 12:00 
    Debate 1
    Obesity is a form of child abuse
    Wicklow Hall 2
    Danielle Jansen (Groningen, The Netherlands) & Sinéad Murphy (Dublin, Ireland)

    Wicklow Hall 2
    Session starts at 11:15
    D1.1
    FOR: Obesity is a form of child abuse


    Wicklow Hall 2
    Session starts at 11:15
    D1.2
    AGAINST: Obesity is a form of child abuse

    12:00 - 13:30 
    Lunch, poster and exhibitions
    12:15 - 13:15 
    Satellite Symposia
    Liffey Hall 2
    12:15 - 13:15 
    Satellite Symposia
    Liffey A
    12:15 - 13:15 
    Satellite Symposia
    Wicklow Hall 2
    13:30 - 15:00 
    Workshop 6
    Cardiology screening and recent advances
    Liffey Hall 2
    13:30
    Liffey Hall 2
    Session starts at 13:30
    WS6.1
    Introduction

    13:35
    Liffey Hall 2
    Session starts at 13:30
    WS6.2
    Screening for participation in sport

    14:00
    Liffey Hall 2
    Session starts at 13:30
    WS6.3
    Hypertension

    14:25
    Liffey Hall 2
    Session starts at 13:30
    WS6.4
    Cholesterol screening

    14:50
    Liffey Hall 2
    Session starts at 13:30
    WS6.5
    Conclusions

    13:30 - 15:00 
    The Eva Olah EPA/UNEPSA Symposium
    Vaccine hesitancy: joining forces to promote and improve vaccine uptake
    Liffey A
    Leyla Namazova-Baranova (Moscow, Russia) & Massimo Pettoello-Mantovani (Foggia, Italy)
    13:30
    Liffey A
    Session starts at 13:30
    UNE2.1
    Challenges of national vaccine programmes

    13:50
    Liffey A
    Session starts at 13:30
    UNE2.2
    The HPV controversy and way forward

    14:10
    Liffey A
    Session starts at 13:30
    UNE2.3
    Views of the National President - Russia

    14:17
    Liffey A
    Session starts at 13:30
    UNE2.4
    Views of the National President - Croatia

    14:24
    Liffey A
    Session starts at 13:30
    UNE2.5
    Views of the National President - The Netherlands

    14:31
    Liffey A
    Session starts at 13:30
    UNE2.6
    Views of the National President - Hungary

    14:38
    Liffey A
    Session starts at 13:30
    UNE2.7
    Views of the National President - Ireland

    14:45
    Liffey A
    Session starts at 13:30
    General discussion

    13:30 - 15:00 
    Symposium 8
    The child at risk
    Auditorium
    Luigi Nigri (Rome, Italy)
    13:30
    Auditorium
    Session starts at 13:30
    S8.1
    Challenges of child protection (injury)

    13:55
    Auditorium
    Session starts at 13:30
    S8.2

    14:20
    Auditorium
    Session starts at 13:30
    S8.3
    Innovation and improving child health outcomes in developing world

    13:30 - 15:00 
    Oral Communications 3
    General Paediatrics 3
    Liffey Hall 1
    Edina Moylett (Galway, Ireland) & Carol Blackburn (Dublin, Ireland)
    13:30
    Liffey Hall 1
    Session starts at 13:30
    GP225
    Better Outcomes of ‘High-Risk’ Screened Glutaric Aciduria Type 1 Patients Give Optimism to Future Cases Diagnosed through Newborn Screening in Ireland

    13:40
    Liffey Hall 1
    Session starts at 13:30
    P184
    Challenges of Paediatric tracheostomy : a 15 years experience in Temple Street Children Hospital

    13:50
    Liffey Hall 1
    Session starts at 13:30
    OC21
    Safe water versus normal saline nasophyrynx wash in the prevention of common cold among children a stratified randomised control trial

    14:00
    Liffey Hall 1
    Session starts at 13:30
    OC22
    Parental rating of follow-up care for their very preterm children in Europe

    14:10
    Liffey Hall 1
    Session starts at 13:30
    OC23
    The implementation of a cross-jurisdictional clinical network for congenital heart disease in children and young people

    14:20
    Liffey Hall 1
    Session starts at 13:30
    OC24
    The vision and potential for a national child health e-health framework in Europe

    14:30
    Liffey Hall 1
    Session starts at 13:30
    OC25
    Growth and nutrition support in infants with univentricular physiology

    14:40
    Liffey Hall 1
    Session starts at 13:30
    GP75
    Case of a Lifetime – How Mosaicism May Mislead

    14:50
    Liffey Hall 1
    Session starts at 13:30
    OC27
    National newborn screening for cystic fibrosis: genetic data from the first 6 years

    13:30 - 15:00 
    Oral Communications 4
    General Paediatrics 4
    Wicklow Hall 2
    Jacqueline McBrien (Dublin, Ireland)
    13:30
    Wicklow Hall 2
    Session starts at 13:30
    OC28
    How does primary child health care fare in Europe? – a journey into the unknown

    13:40
    Wicklow Hall 2
    Session starts at 13:30
    OC29
    Respiratory syncytial virus hospital admission and outcome in Ireland among infants born less than 32 weeks gestation in the era of changing Palivizumab prescription guidelines

    13:50
    Wicklow Hall 2
    Session starts at 13:30
    OC30
    Descriptive epidemiology of influenza in the paediatric population in Ireland, 2009 – 2018

    14:00
    Wicklow Hall 2
    Session starts at 13:30
    OC31
    The effect of breastfeeding on the rate of infections in the first 2 years of life

    14:10
    Wicklow Hall 2
    Session starts at 13:30
    OC32
    Awareness of SIDS risk factors in Irish mothers - a questionnaire based study

    14:20
    Wicklow Hall 2
    Session starts at 13:30
    OC33
    Altered toll like receptor 2 (TLR2) signalling in children with down syndrome

    14:30
    Wicklow Hall 2
    Session starts at 13:30
    OC34
    Evaluating the quality of hip surveillance radiographs in children with cerebral palsy

    14:40
    Wicklow Hall 2
    Session starts at 13:30
    OC35
    Pulse wave velocity, free fatty acids, and standard lipidogram in normal weight, overweight and obese school children

    14:50
    Wicklow Hall 2
    Session starts at 13:30
    OC36
    The UTI-UTI audit: understanding the treatment of infants with urinary tract infection

    15:00 - 15:15 
    Tea & Coffee
    15:15 - 16:45 
    Quick updates 2
    Hot topics and new therapies
    Wicklow Hall 2
    Michael O’Neil (Mayo, Ireland) & Aida Mujkić (Zagreb, Croatia)
    15:15
    Wicklow Hall 2
    Session starts at 15:15
    QU2.1
    Major challenges in paediatric care in the community

    15:25
    Wicklow Hall 2
    Session starts at 15:15
    QU2.2
    Don’t miss an LSD

    15:35
    Wicklow Hall 2
    Session starts at 15:15
    QU2.3
    What’s new in immunodeficiency?

    15:45
    Wicklow Hall 2
    Session starts at 15:15
    QU2.4
    Home care of children requiring ventilation

    15:55
    Wicklow Hall 2
    Session starts at 15:15
    QU2.5
    Whats new in neonatal brain injury? Cooling and beyond

    16:05
    Wicklow Hall 2
    Session starts at 15:15
    QU2.6
    Children's medicine: development and regulation

    16:15
    Wicklow Hall 2
    Session starts at 15:15
    QU2.7
    An update on diagnosis and treatment of chronic viral hepatitis in children

    15:15 - 16:45 
    Oral Communications 5
    General Paediatrics 5
    Liffey Hall 1
    John Twomey (Limerick, Ireland)
    15:15
    Liffey Hall 1
    Session starts at 15:15
    OC37
    Challenges and successes of implementing a paediatric early warning system in a limited resource paediatric oncology setting

    15:25
    Liffey Hall 1
    Session starts at 15:15
    OC38
    Impact of malnutrition on early childhood development

    15:35
    Liffey Hall 1
    Session starts at 15:15
    OC39
    The incidence of congenital heart disease in Baku-Azerbaijan. Prospective epidemiology study

    15:45
    Liffey Hall 1
    Session starts at 15:15
    OC40
    Is down syndrome related arthritis (DA) a distinct disease from Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA)?

    15:55
    Liffey Hall 1
    Session starts at 15:15
    GP13
    Differential miRNA expression in CF and gene corrected iPSC-derived lung organoids

    16:05
    Liffey Hall 1
    Session starts at 15:15
    OC42
    Pharmacological induction of A20: anti-inflammatory effects in paediatric asthma

    16:15
    Liffey Hall 1
    Session starts at 15:15
    OC43
    Impact of flash and continuous glucose monitoring on quality of life and disease burden in children with diabetes mellitus and their families

    16:25
    Liffey Hall 1
    Session starts at 15:15
    OC44
    Optimization of diagnostics for carbohydrate mechanism disorder in children with cystic fibrosis

    16:35
    Liffey Hall 1
    Session starts at 15:15
    OC45
    Polycystic ovarian syndrome in adolescents: utilising discovery proteomics to identify novel non-invasive biomarkers

    15:15 - 16:45 
    EPA/UNEPSA Symposium 3
    National planning of paediatric workforces and working conditions in Europe
    Liffey A
    Leyla Namazova-Baranova (Moscow, Russia), Alf Nicholson (Dublin, Ireland) & Danielle Jansen (The Netherlands)
    15:15
    Liffey A
    Session starts at 15:15
    UNE3.1
    The role of EUPHA in coordinating research on child health care services in Europe

    15:30
    Liffey A
    Session starts at 15:15
    UNE3.2
    Ireland

    15:37
    Liffey A
    Session starts at 15:15
    UNE3.3
    Israel

    15:44
    Liffey A
    Session starts at 15:15
    UNE3.4

    15:51
    Liffey A
    Session starts at 15:15
    UNE3.5

    15:58
    Liffey A
    Session starts at 15:15
    UNE3.6
    The Netherlands

    16:05
    Liffey A
    Session starts at 15:15
    UNE3.7
    Turkey

    16:12
    Liffey A
    Session starts at 15:15
    UNE3.8

    16:19
    Liffey A
    Session starts at 15:15
    UNE3.9

    15:15 - 16:45 
    Symposium 9
    Advances and controversies in respiratory medicine
    Auditorium
    Peter Greally (Ireland) & Tom Connell (Melbourne, Australia)
    15:15
    Auditorium
    Session starts at 15:15
    S9.1
    Allergic rhinitis: prevention, management and the role of mobile technology

    15:35
    Auditorium
    Session starts at 15:15
    S9.2
    Chronic cough in childhood: an update

    15:55
    Auditorium
    Session starts at 15:15
    S9.3
    Asthma controversies, myths and recent developments in treatment of asthma

    16:15
    Auditorium
    Session starts at 15:15
    S9.4
    Sleep studies – who needs one? Where? And when?

    15:15 - 16:45 
    Symposium 10
    Type 1 diabetes: advances and new treatments
    Liffey Hall 2
    Nuala Murphy (Dublin, Ireland) & Aman Pulungan (Jakarta,Indonesia)
    15:15
    Liffey Hall 2
    Session starts at 15:15
    S10.1
    Rising prevalence

    15:35
    Liffey Hall 2
    Session starts at 15:15
    S10.2
    Prediction and prevention

    15:55
    Liffey Hall 2
    Session starts at 15:15
    S10.3
    Chronic complications

    16:15
    Liffey Hall 2
    Session starts at 15:15
    S10.4
    New treatments and technologies

    17:00 - 17:30 
    Keynote Speaker 7
    Microbial resistance and new antibiotics
    Auditorium
    Yonghong Yang (Hong Kong, China)
    17:00
    Auditorium
    Session starts at 17:00
    KN7
    Microbial resistance and new antibiotics

    17:30 - 18:00 
    Keynote Speaker 8
    Management of obesity and bariatric surgery
    Auditorium
    Aman Pulungan (Jakarta, Indonesia)
    17:30
    Auditorium
    Session starts at 17:30
    KN8
    Management of obesity and the role of bariatric surgery in children and adolescents

    18:15 - 19:30 
    Satellite Symposia
    Liffey A