Programme

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

Programme at a glance

 

Meet the Expert Mini Reviews

Please download this PDF with supporting documentation for the 'Meet the Expert' sessions taking place at the Europaediatrics Congress. If you would like a printed version, these can be collected from the Reception Desks in the main Reception of the Congress building.

Meet the Expert Mini Review


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

Keynote Speaker Profiles

 

    07:30 - 18:00 
    Registration opens
    08:00 - 08:45 
    Meet the Expert 1 (repeated)
    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
    Sophia Varadkar (London, UK)


    Liffey A
    Session starts at 08:00
    MTE1.2
    Presenting with Sophia Varadkar
    Mary King (Dublin, Ireland)

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

    Wicklow Hall 2
    Session starts at 08:00
    MTE2.1
    End of life guidelines/toolkit
    Mary Devins (Dublin, Ireland)


    Wicklow Hall 2
    Session starts at 08:00
    MTE2.2
    Presenting with Mary Devins
    Joanne Balfe (Dublin, Ireland)

    08:00 - 08:45 
    Meet the Expert 5
    Paediatric radiology update - Which test is best?
    Liffey Hall 2

    Liffey Hall 2
    Session starts at 08:00
    MTE5.1
    Paediatric radiology update - Which test is best?
    Stephanie Ryan (Dublin, Ireland)

    08:00 - 08:45 
    Meet the Expert 6
    Joint pain and arthritis in children - management and new developments
    Liffey Hall 1

    Liffey Hall 1
    Session starts at 08:00
    MTE6.1
    Joint pain and arthritis in children - management and new developments
    Orla Killeen (Dublin, Ireland)

    09:00 - 10:30 
    EPA Intercontinental symposium
    Improving paediatric care across international borders - challenges and opportunities to improve child health
    Auditorium
    Zulfiqar Bhutta (Toronto, Canada) & Martin Weber (Copenhagen, Denmark)
    09:00
    Auditorium
    Session starts at 09:00
    INT1.1
    Views from regions around the world - America
    Errol Alden (Marengo, USA)

    09:10
    Auditorium
    Session starts at 09:00
    INT1.2
    Views from regions around the world - Asia Pacific
    Aman Pulungan (Jakarta, Indonesia)

    09:20
    Auditorium
    Session starts at 09:00
    INT1.3
    Views from regions around the world - Europe
    Massimo Pettoello-Mantovani (Foggia, Italy)

    09:30
    Auditorium
    Session starts at 09:00
    INT1.4
    Views from regions around the world - China
    Kunling Shen (Beijing, China)

    09:40
    Auditorium
    Session starts at 09:00
    INT1.5
    Views from regions around the world - Antimicrobial resistance: a global-health problem and action in China
    Yonghong Yang (Beijing, China)

    09:50
    Auditorium
    Session starts at 09:00
    INT1.6
    Views from regions around the world - Global
    Zulfiqar Bhutta (Toronto, Canada)

    10:00
    Auditorium
    Session starts at 09:00
    Discussion and Q&A

    09:00 - 10:30 
    Symposium 11
    Current challenges in adolescent health and transition of care
    Wicklow Hall 2
    Orla Kileen (Dublin, Ireland) & Lazlo Szabo (Budapest, Hungary)
    09:00
    Wicklow Hall 2
    Session starts at 09:00
    S11.1
    Selected findings from the MOCHA project on adolescent care in 30 European countries
    Mitch E Blair (London, UK)

    09:20
    Wicklow Hall 2
    Session starts at 09:00
    S11.2
    Suicidal moments and impacts in adolescence
    Kevin Malone (Dublin, Ireland)

    09:40
    Wicklow Hall 2
    Session starts at 09:00
    S11.3
    Alcohol and teenagers - risks and consequences
    Frank Murray (Dublin, Ireland)

    10:00
    Wicklow Hall 2
    Session starts at 09:00
    S11.4
    The Impact of pregnancy on adolescent health
    Doina Plesca (Bucharest, Romania)

    09:00 - 09:45 
    Symposium 12
    Infections and antibiotic use
    Liffey A
    Kevin Connolly (Galway, Ireland) & Cillian O’Maoldomhnaigh (Dublin, Ireland)
    09:00
    Liffey A
    Session starts at 09:00
    S12.1
    Antibiotics: how much is enough?
    Robert Cunney (Dublin, Ireland)

    09:20
    Liffey A
    Session starts at 09:00
    S12.2
    Clinical epidemiology and surveillance of paediatric community acquired infection: example of pneumococcal diseases
    Corinne Levy (Paris, France)

    09:00 - 10:30 
    Symposium 13
    Intestinal flora: outnumbered by our friends
    Liffey Hall 2
    Ethel Ryan (Galway, Ireland) & Tony Ryan (Cork, Ireland)
    09:00
    Liffey Hall 2
    Session starts at 09:00
    S13.1
    Intestinal flora and the microbiome
    Liam O'Mahony (Cork, Ireland)

    09:20
    Liffey Hall 2
    Session starts at 09:00
    S13.2
    Probiotics and gut immunity
    Tudor L Pop (Cluj-Napoca, Romania)

    09:40
    Liffey Hall 2
    Session starts at 09:00
    S13.3
    Pros and cons of probiotics in preterm babies
    Oliver Goulet (Paris, France)

    10:00
    Liffey Hall 2
    Session starts at 09:00
    S13.4
    Use of probiotics in children and vulnerable groups
    Iva Hojsak (Warsaw, Poland)

    09:45 - 10:30 
    Debate 2
    Mandatory vaccination
    Liffey A
    Kevin Connolly (Galway, Ireland) & Cillian O’Maoldomhnaigh (Dublin, Ireland)

    Liffey A
    Session starts at 09:45
    D2.1
    FOR: Mandatory vaccination
    Robert Cohen (Paris, France)


    Liffey A
    Session starts at 09:45
    D2.2
    AGAINST: Mandatory vaccination
    David Elliman (London, UK)

    10:30 - 10:50 
    Tea & Coffee
    10:50 - 11:50 
    EPA/UNEPSA Symposium 4
    Home based parent held medical records in Europe
    Liffey Hall 2
    Mitch Blair (London, UK)
    10:50
    Liffey Hall 2
    Session starts at 10:50
    UNE4.1
    Introduction about the project and results from Western European
    Mitch E Blair (London, UK)

    11:05
    Liffey Hall 2
    Session starts at 10:50
    UNE4.2
    Report of data from Non-EU countries
    Leyla Namazova-Baranova (Moscow, Russia)

    11:20
    Liffey Hall 2
    Session starts at 10:50
    UNE4.3
    Overview from Azerbaijan
    Tarana Tagi-Zade (Azerbaijan)

    11:25
    Liffey Hall 2
    Session starts at 10:50
    UNE4.4
    Overview from Georgia
    Ekaterina Getia (Georgia)

    11:30
    Liffey Hall 2
    Session starts at 10:50
    UNE4.5
    Overview from Moldova
    Ecaterina Stasii (Moldova)

    11:35
    Liffey Hall 2
    Session starts at 10:50
    Panel Session with National Presidents

    10:50 - 11:50 
    Oral Communications 6
    General Paediatrics 6
    Wicklow Hall 2
    Colm Costigan (Dublin, Ireland) & Anne-Marie Murphy (Limerick, Ireland)
    10:50
    Wicklow Hall 2
    Session starts at 10:50
    OC46
    The population incidence of childhood gonadoblastoma over 20 years in the Republic of Ireland
    Aisling R Geoghegan (Dublin, Ireland)

    11:00
    Wicklow Hall 2
    Session starts at 10:50
    GP224
    Multisystem mitochondrial diseases in children with maternally inherited complex I deficiency

    11:10
    Wicklow Hall 2
    Session starts at 10:50
    OC48
    Re-interrogation of whole exome sequencing data in developmental epileptic encephalopathies
    Kathleen Mary Gorman (Dublin, Ireland)

    11:20
    Wicklow Hall 2
    Session starts at 10:50
    OC49
    Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in obese and overweight Iranian children: a cross sectional study
    Shahsanam Gheibi (Urmia, Islamic Republic of Iran)

    11:30
    Wicklow Hall 2
    Session starts at 10:50
    OC50
    Acute liver failure in children: aetiology and evolution
    Tudor L Pop (Cluj-Napoca, Romania)

    11:40
    Wicklow Hall 2
    Session starts at 10:50
    OC51
    Anti-parietal cell antibodies in children with celiac disease. Gluten free diet effect
    Natalia Shapovalova (St Petersburg, Russia)

    10:50 - 11:50 
    Oral Communications 7
    Haematology, oncology and immunology
    Liffey A
    Beatrice Nolan (Dublin, Ireland)
    10:50
    Liffey A
    Session starts at 10:50
    OC52
    A retrospective study of myeloid leukaemia in children with down syndrome in Ireland
    Gavin P Dowling (Dublin, Ireland)

    11:00
    Liffey A
    Session starts at 10:50
    OC53
    114 cases of chronic granulomatous disease in mainland China
    Liping Jiang (Chongqing, China)

    11:10
    Liffey A
    Session starts at 10:50
    OC54
    Intraoperative nerve integrity monitor as part of safety dissections of recurrent laryngeal nerve in child and adolescents thyroid surgery
    Anatoly Romanchishen (St Petersburg, Russia)

    11:20
    Liffey A
    Session starts at 10:50
    OC55
    Inhibitors in Albanian children with hemophilia A
    Arlind Deveja (Tirana, Albania)

    11:30
    Liffey A
    Session starts at 10:50
    OC56
    Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy for treatment of desmoplastic small round cell tumours in a child; a UK first
    Peter Donnelly (London, UK)

    11:40
    Liffey A
    Session starts at 10:50
    OC57
    Von Willebrand disease reclassification in a national paediatric comprehensive care centre
    Irene E Regan (Dublin, Ireland)

    10:50 - 11:50 
    Oral Communications 8
    Neonatology
    Auditorium
    Michael Boyle (Dublin, Ireland) & Roy Philip (Limerick, Ireland)
    10:50
    Auditorium
    Session starts at 10:50
    OC58
    Morbidity and mortality of medical and surgical necrotising enterocolitis
    Janet Lang (Melbourne, Australia)

    11:00
    Auditorium
    Session starts at 10:50
    OC59
    Multimodal monitoring as predictor of brain injury in the preterm infant
    David O'Sullivan (Cork, Ireland)

    11:10
    Auditorium
    Session starts at 10:50
    OC60
    Evaluation of perinatal development of offspring born to mothers with gestational diabetes
    Irirna Nikitina (St Petersburg, Russia)

    11:20
    Auditorium
    Session starts at 10:50
    OC61
    A systematic review of serum biomarkers in neonatal encephalopathy to predict short term outcome
    Mary O'Dea (Dublin, Ireland)

    11:30
    Auditorium
    Session starts at 10:50
    OC62
    The impact of chorionicity and assisted reproductive therapies in obstetric and neonatal outcomes: a retrospective study in 1783 Portuguese twins
    Catarina Ferraz Liz (Penafiel, Portugal)

    11:40
    Auditorium
    Session starts at 10:50
    OC63
    Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS): how the timing of presentation influences a safe discharge policy
    Mugahid Ibrahim (Limerick, Ireland)

    10:50 - 12:00 
    Oral Communications 9
    Late breaking
    Liffey Hall 1
    Ciara McDonnell (Dublin, Ireland) & Jonathan Hourihane (Cork, Ireland)
    10:50
    Liffey Hall 1
    Session starts at 10:50
    OC64
    StethAid: Mobile Technology for Smart Auscultation in Children

    11:00
    Liffey Hall 1
    Session starts at 10:50
    OC65
    Normative Neonatal Facial Bio-metrics in the United Arab Emirates for Non-Invasive Early Detection of Genetic Disorder

    11:10
    Liffey Hall 1
    Session starts at 10:50
    OC66
    Successful Pilot Introduction of a ‘Virtual Clinic’ for a Regional Cohort of Patients with Type 1 Diabetes

    11:20
    Liffey Hall 1
    Session starts at 10:50
    OC67
    Career Satisfaction Among Pediatric Residents in Two European Countries (Ireland and Turkey): A Comparative Study

    11:30
    Liffey Hall 1
    Session starts at 10:50
    OC68
    The Backpack Weights of Primary School Students and their Backpack Use Status

    11:40
    Liffey Hall 1
    Session starts at 10:50
    OC69
    Peculiarities of neuron-specific enolase changes in children with Helicobacter pylori-associated chronic gastroduodenitis

    11:50
    Liffey Hall 1
    Session starts at 10:50
    OC70
    Effort to stratify acute respiratory distress children for the initiation of High Flow Nasal Cannula (HFNC) usage in general paediatric ward

    12:00 - 12:30 
    Keynote Speaker 9
    The voice of the child and family
    Auditorium
    Julije Mestrovic (Split, Croatia) & Sinéad Murphy (Dublin, Ireland)
    12:00
    Auditorium
    Session starts at 12:00
    KN9
    The voice of the child and family
    Loman Brophy (Dublin, Ireland)

    12:30 - 13:00 
    Keynote Speaker 10
    The Editors Choice
    Auditorium
    Eleanor Molloy (Dublin, Ireland) & Hilary Hoey (Dublin, Ireland)
    12:30
    Auditorium
    Session starts at 12:30
    KN10
    Five publications that have most changed paediatric practice in the last 5 years
    Nick Brown (Uppsala, Sweden)

    13:00 - 14:30 
    Lunch, posters and exhibition
    13:15 - 14:15 
    EPA/UNEPSA Symposium 5
    Paediatric care needs in Eastern and Western Europe
    Liffey Hall 2
    Ekaterina Zakharova (Russia) & Ellen Crushell (Dublin, Ireland)
    13:15
    Liffey Hall 2
    Session starts at 13:15
    UNE5.1
    Neonatal screening

    13:30
    Liffey Hall 2
    Session starts at 13:15
    UNE5.2
    Paediatric care for the child with a rare condition, where East and West meet

    13:45
    Liffey Hall 2
    Session starts at 13:15
    UNE5.3
    Orphan disease management in Russia and Eastern Europe

    14:00
    Liffey Hall 2
    Session starts at 13:15
    UNE5.4
    Panel discussion

    14:30 - 16:00 
    Symposium 14
    Life long learning, quality improvement and research
    Auditorium
    Tony Ryan (Cork, Ireland) & Ann-Marie Murphy (Limerick, Ireland)
    14:30
    Auditorium
    Session starts at 14:30
    S14.1
    Challenge and opportunities for life long learning in child health
    Sinéad Murphy (Dublin, Ireland)

    14:50
    Auditorium
    Session starts at 14:30
    S14.2
    The benefits of research in the primary health care of children
    Zachi Grossman (Tel Aviv, Israel)

    15:10
    Auditorium
    Session starts at 14:30
    S14.3
    The power of "real world data"
    Neena Modi (London, UK)

    15:30
    Auditorium
    Session starts at 14:30
    S14.4
    Future of paediatric research and performance of mega trials
    Eleanor Molloy (Dublin, Ireland)

    14:30 - 16:00 
    WHO - EPA/UNEPSA Symposium 2
    Improving health and wellbeing of school children
    Liffey A
    Ecaterina Stasii (Chisinau, Moldova) & Fionnuala Cooney (Dublin, Ireland)
    14:30
    Liffey A
    Session starts at 14:30
    WHO2.1
    Experience and outcome of school medicine practice globally - goals and priorities
    Martin Weber (Copenhagen, Denmark)

    14:50
    Liffey A
    Session starts at 14:30
    WHO2.2
    Introducing the School and Youth health promotion strategies into training for health professionals
    Ecaterina Stasii (Chisinau, Moldova)

    15:10
    Liffey A
    Session starts at 14:30
    WHO2.3
    Experience and outcome of school medicine practice in Russia - goals and priorities
    Leyla Namazova-Baranova (Moscow, Russia)

    15:30
    Liffey A
    Session starts at 14:30
    WHO2.4
    Experience and outcome of school medicine practice in Croatia - goals and priorities
    Aida Mujkić (Zagreb, Croatia)

    14:30 - 16:00 
    Quick Updates 3
    Hot topics and new therapies
    Wicklow Hall 2
    Norma Goggins (Waterford, Ireland) & Aspazija Sofijanova (Skopje, Macedonia)
    14:30
    Wicklow Hall 2
    Session starts at 14:30
    QU3.1
    Infants with complex needs/life-limiting conditions
    Martin White (Dublin, Ireland)

    14:40
    Wicklow Hall 2
    Session starts at 14:30
    QU3.2
    Genetic screening
    Georg Hoffmann (Heidelberg, Germany)

    14:50
    Wicklow Hall 2
    Session starts at 14:30
    QU3.3
    Nephrology new treatments
    Michael Riordan (Dublin, Ireland)

    15:00
    Wicklow Hall 2
    Session starts at 14:30
    QU3.4
    Cystic fibrosis - new treatments
    Ruth O'Reilly (Dublin, Ireland)

    15:10
    Wicklow Hall 2
    Session starts at 14:30
    QU3.5
    Paediatric thrombotic disorders
    Leonardo Brandao (Toronto, Canada)

    15:20
    Wicklow Hall 2
    Session starts at 14:30
    QU3.6
    An update on Helicobacter pylori in childhood
    Billy Bourke (Dublin, Ireland)

    15:30
    Wicklow Hall 2
    Session starts at 14:30
    QU3.7
    Everyone should do the right research
    Eleanor Molloy (Dublin, Ireland)

    14:30 - 16:00 
    NCD Symposium
    Prevention and treatment of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) in children and adolescents
    Wicklow Hall 2
    Errol Alden (Marengo, USA) & Aman Pulungan (Jakarta Pusat, Indonesia)
    14:30
    Wicklow Hall 2
    Session starts at 14:30
    NCD1.2
    Non communicable diseases CHILD (NCDs)
    Aman Pulungan (Jakarta Pusat, Indonesia)

    14:50
    Wicklow Hall 2
    Session starts at 14:30
    NCD1.1
    A youth and advocacy perspective
    Marie Hauerslev (Aarhus, Denmark)

    15:20
    Wicklow Hall 2
    Session starts at 14:30
    NCD1.3
    Nicola Gray (Manchester, UK)

    16:00 - 16:15 
    Tea & Coffee
    16:15 - 17:15 
    Keynote Speaker 11, 12 & 13
    Investing in child health, opportunities and the way forward
    Auditorium
    Massimo Pettoelle-Mantovani (Foggia, Italy) & Leyla Namazova-Baranova (Moscow, Russia)
    16:15
    Auditorium
    Session starts at 16:15
    KN11
    Imperatives and gains from investing in child health
    Andreas Gerber-Grote
    (Zurich, Switzerland)

    16:40
    Auditorium
    Session starts at 16:15
    KN12
    Solutions and way forward

    17:05
    Auditorium
    Session starts at 16:15
    KN13

    17:15 - 17:30 
    Poster awards
    Auditorium
    Leyla Namazova-Baranova (Moscow, Russia), Hilary Hoey (Dublin, Ireland) & Ellen Crushell (Dublin, Ireland)
    17:30 - 17:45 
    Closing ceremony
    Leyla Namazova-Baranova (Moscow, Russia), Hilary Hoey (Dublin, Ireland) & Ellen Crushell (Dublin, Ireland)


    Session starts at 17:30
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    19:30 - 23:59 
    9th Europaediatrics Congress Evening
    Trinity College, Dublin