2018 Conference Co-Chair and Vaccines Initiative Chair. Chair of the General Medical Council (GMC) in the United Kingdom and Nuffield Professor of Child Health at the Institute of Child Health at University College London.  UNITED KINGDOM

Terence Stephenson DM FRCP FRCPCH is a consultant pediatric doctor in the UK and chair of the General Medical Council (GMC). He was formerly Dean of the Medical School and Professor of Child Health at the University of Nottingham from 2003-2009, and the Nuffield Professor of Child Health. He was President of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health from April 2009 until May 2012. 

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2018 Conference Co-Chair. Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine and Department of Pediatrics, Lausanne University Hospital, SWITZERLAND.

Head of the Research Group on Adolescent Health at the Institute of Social and preventive Medicine and an associated physician at Department of Pediatrics, both at the Lausanne University Hospital. His main research interests are the psychosocial aspects of chronically ill adolescents, exploratory behaviors in adolescence and the relationship between adolescents and their parents.

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2018 Conference Scientific Program Coordinator. Professor and Chairman of Paediatrics at the University of Thessaly, School of Medicine in Larissa

His clinical work is in the fields of general paediatrics and infectious diseases. His main interests in research are respiratory and central nervous system infections. He has published 70 articles in peer-reviewed international journals. He is member of the Editorial Board of The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal and Chairman of the Committee of Scientific Affairs and Awards of the European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases.

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Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist at Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, UNITED KINGDOM

Dr Tullus is a consultant Paediatric Nephrologist at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children in London. He graduated at the Karolinska Institute, Stockholm and got his medical training in Stockholm, Sweden.

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Psychiatrist and Epileptologist, Catholic University, Roma, ITALY

Dr Charlotte Dravet, is a Psychiatrist, specialising in epileptology, and a Consultant in the Department of Infantile Neuropsychiatry at (Pr E.Mercuri), Ospedale A . Gemelli, Roma, Italy.  She was resident physician at the Centre Saint-Paul from 1965-1988, then Associate Medical Director of the Centre Saint-Paul from 1989-2000.

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Clinical Professor of Paediatric Allergy, Imperial College London, UNITED KINGDOM

Adnan Custovic is Clinical Professor of Paediatric Allergy at Imperial College London.  His professional training consisted of a Specialist training in Paediatrics (University Children’s Hospital Sarajevo, 1987-91) and successive appointments as Clinical Research Fellow and Specialist Registrar in Allergy (University Hospital of South Manchester, 1992-98). This period saw him awarded M.Sc. (1991), M.D. with Gold Medal (1996) and Ph.D. (2000). He was promoted to a professorship at the University of Manchester in 2002, and moved to Imperial College in 2015.

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Pediatrics and Pediatric Dermatology, Geneva, SWITZERLAND

Dr Marc Lacour was born in 1961 and is a Pediatrician trained in Pediatric Dermatology. He has completed hismedical studies in Geneva with a doctorate in Immunology in 1991.

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MRC Clinician Scientist in Paediatric Allergy & Immunology within the MRC & Asthma UK Centre in Allergic Mechanisms of Asthma at Imperial College London, UNITED KINGDOM

Dr Paul Turner is MRC Clinician Scientist and Clinical Senior Lecturer in Paediatric Allergy & Immunology within the MRC & Asthma UK Centre in Allergic Mechanisms at Imperial College London. He is also a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Sydney, Australia

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Assistant Professor Undergraduate Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine - Laval University
Pediatrician / Doctor of Adolescence - Mother and Child Center Soleil du CHU de Québec, CANADA

Dr Richard E Bélanger trained as a Pediatrician (CHU de Québec, Québec, Canada) and as a clinical fellow in Adolescent Medicine (Ste-Justine University Hospital, Montréal, Canada) before moving to Lausanne, Switzerland, where he teamed up with the Research Group on Adolescent Health (2008-10) under the supervision of Dr Joan-Carles Suris.

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