Head of Department, Pediatric Rheumatology, Hospital Sant Joan de Déu, Barcelona, SPAIN

Pediatric rheumatologist. Head of the Pediatric Rheumatology Department at the Sant Joan de Déu Hospital, Barcelona, Spain. Doctor in Medicine from the University of Barcelona, ​​of which he is an Associate Professor.  He is currently the president of the Spanish Society of Pediatric Rheumatology (SERPE), an active member of the PRINTO (Pediatric Rheumatology International Trials Association), PRES (Pediatric Rheumatology European Society) and the AEP (Spanish Association of Pediatrics) among others.

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Professor, Head of Division Neonatology/Pediatric Intensive Care, University Medical Center Freiburg, GERMANY

Roland Hentschel is a neonatologist, pediatric intensive care specialist and pediatric pulmonologist. He works as a clinical researcher and Professor of Pediatrics at University of Freiburg, Germany. His special interest is in lung function measurement, ventilation, and malformations and diseases of the lung of newborns and preterm infants. Part of this scientific work was supported by the German Research Council (DFG).

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Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist, University Hospital Southampton. Editor in Chief of Archives of Disease in Childhood, BMJ Publishing Group. UNITED KINGDOM

Dr Beattie is a Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist in Southampton and the lead for the regional service. His main clinical and research interests include the Nutritional Management of Chronic Disease, particularly Inflammatory Bowel Disease.  He was President of the British Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition from 2010-3.


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Policy Officer for the European Commission, BELGIUM


Martine Ingvorsen has worked for the European Commission since 2012. She is currently employed as a policy officer at the Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety and works on vaccination, in particular communication-related aspects of the Commission’s efforts to promote vaccination at EU level.





Chief Physician, Deputy Head, Unit Infectious Diseases Control and Vaccines, Department Health Security, Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare, FINLAND

She completed her medical studies, PhD and international health competence in Helsinki. She serves as secretary of  the Finnish NITAG, and the subgroup of the Strategic development of influenza vaccination programme. In addition, she practices clinical medicine at the travel health clinic Aava, Helsinki. 



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Immediate Past President of the Standing Committee of European Doctors (CPME), BELGIUM

Dr Jacques de Haller is immediate Past President of the Standing Committee of European Doctors (CPME). Born in 1952, he graduated from the Geneva University Faculty of Medicine in 1978 and specialised in General Medicine/Family Medicine (MD in 1983). Dr de Haller worked as a general practitioner in Geneva for 21 years (1983-2004).


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Vice President of European Affairs in the European Pharmaceutical Students Association (EPSA) for the mandate 2019/2020. BELGIUM

Tilen Kozole is the current Vice President of European Affairs in the European Pharmaceutical Students Association (EPSA) for the mandate 2019/2020. His main task is focused on advocating for European pharmaceutical students and their initiatives. 



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Gary Finnegan is Editor of Vaccines Today and a trustee of the Coalition for Life-Course Immunisation. Ireland

He has served on the advisory board of the WHO Vaccine Safety Net and co-authored a paper on online vaccine communication.  Gary has a degree in physiology, an MSc in science communications and has worked as a health journalist and editor for 15 years. 


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CEO and Founder of ZN, BELGIUM

Author of 'Hyperthinking', Phil Weiss is an entrepreneur and strategic thinker who has been working with leading corporations for the past two decades. He speaks for audiences around the world on range of topic related to digital communication, disruption, innovation and technology. 



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Professor. Dr, Head of the Pediatric Department, Kantonsspital Wintherthur (SWITZERLAND)

After her study of Medicine at the University of Zurich, Switzerland, Rotraud (Traudel) Saurenmann completed a training in pediatrics (specialist title in pediatrics 1997), followed by a training in pediatric rheumatology in Bern, Paris and Toronto. During 1999-2012 she was the Head of Pediatric Rheumatology at Zurich University Children’s Hospital.


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