SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM


Celebrating 10 Years
with a New Scientific Program Structure
Designed to Facilitate Education Across Specialties


PRELIMINARY TOPICS AND CONFIRMED SPEAKERS RELEASED

The 2018 program has been designed to offer a deeper understanding of the very latest developments in the main pediatric specialties while highlighting its relevance to the general practitioner. 

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The 10th Excellence in Pediatrics Conference has been granted 18 European CME credits (ECMEC®s) by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®). Read more here

The program covers the most hot topics and developments across 10 specialties of pediatrics, making use of 5 different session types on each track. 

Download the Preliminary Program PDF here or view all sessions below

 

DAY 1: Thursday 6 December 2018

Track 1  Track 2  Track 3  Track 4  Track 5 

DERMATOLOGY

RHEUMATOLOGY
NEPHROLOGY

GASTROENTEROLOGY

NEUROLOGY

ADOLESCENT MEDICINE

09:00-11:00 MORNING SESSIONS

ADVANCES AND UPDATES
2 hours / Hall: A+B

ADVANCES AND UPDATES
2 hours / Hall: C +D

ADVANCES AND UPDATES
2 hours / Hall: Euforia

MASTERCLASS
2 hours / Hall: Gracie

ADVANCES AND UPDATES
2 hours / Hall: Harmonie

Management of Nevi
MARC LACOUR
Pediatrics and Pediatric Dermatology 
Geneva, Switzerland

Clinical presentations and diagnosis of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis 
PAVLA DOLEZALOVA
Charles University, Czech Republic

 Advances in the Management of Intestinal Failure
AKSHAY BATRA
University Hospital Southampton, United Kingdom

Epilepsy
Speakers
to be announced


 


 


 

Gendered approaches to adolescent health care - Girl’s health needs
JO INCHLEY
University of St Andrews School of Medicine, UNITED KINGDOM

Genodermatoses
PIERRE VABRES
Université de Bourgogne, France

Systemic autoimmune disease: what the pediatrician needs to know
SYLVIA KAMPHUIS
University Medical Center Rotterdam, Netherlands

Probiotics and GI Diseases
AZIZ KOLEILAT
Makassed University General Hospital, Lebanon

Adolescent peer violence: Forms, determinants and outcomes
SOPHIE WALSH
Ilan University, Israel

Genital Skin Conditions in Pediatric Dermatology
MARIO CUTRONE
Dell'Angelo Hospital  Venice, Italy

Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) -therapeutic strategies
PAVLA DOLEZALOVA
Charles University, Czech Republic

Gastrointestinal Allergic Disease
LEANNE GOH
University College London Hospital, United Kingdom

TRANSITION WORKSHOP
Why reinvent the wheel? A starting point to create a transition program

Atopic Dermatitis - How to improve compliance
SHERIEF JANMOHAMED
University Hospital Brussels, Belgium

Inherited Kidney Disease
Speaker to be announced

Coeliac
Disease
Speaker
to be announced

 

JOAN CARLES SURIS
Lausanne University Hospital, Switzerland


CHRISTINA AKRE
Lausanne University Hospital, Switzerland

11:00-13:00 NOON SESSIONS

THERAPEUTIC MANAGEMENT
1 hour / Hall: A+B

ORAL PRESENTATIONS
1 hour / Hall: Forum

MASTERCLASS
2 hours / Hall: Gracie

ADVANCES AND UPDATES
1 hour / Hall: Euforia

ADOLESCENT SEXUAL HEALTH
1 hour / Hall: Harmonie

Common Skin Infections
STEPHANIE CHRISTEN-ZAECH
Lausanne University, Switzerland

RHEUMATOLOGY / NEPHROLOGY

Abstract 1
Abstract 2
Abstract 3
Abstract 4
Abstract 5
Abstract 6


 

 

 

 

 

Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Epidemiology, Diagnosis and Management
MARK BEATTIE
University Hospital Southampton, United Kingdom

RAFEEQ MUHAMMED
Birmingham Children’s Hospital,
United Kingdom


 

 

 

 

 

 

Neuromuscular Disorders
RICHARD FINKEL
Nemours Children's Hospital, USA

A persistent inequality in Gender and Sexuality Minority adolescents’ health: Evidence from the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) Study
ANDRAS KOLTO
National University of Ireland Galway, Ireland

Advances in the management of Acne
JULIE LEYSEN
University Hospital Antwerp, Belgium

Orthostatic Intolerance - Diagnosis, Management and Communication with Patients
PHIL FISCHER
Mayo Clinic, USA

Last and first intercourse, what can 15-year-old high school students tell us? Evidence from the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) Study
EMMANUELLE GODEAU French National School of Public Health (EHESP), Rennes, France

CASE STUDIES
1 hour / Hall: A+B

UPDATES
1 hour / Hall: C+D

UPDATES
1 hour / Hall: Euforia

Sexting: what is it and how to deal with it
YARA BARRENSE-DIAS
University of Lausanne, Switzerland

Instructive cases
All Track Speakers

 

 

Nephrotic Syndrome
KJELL TULLUS
Great Ormond Street Hospital, United Kingdom

Paediatric Movement Disorders
CHARLOTTE HAAXMA
Amalia Children's Hospital, Radboudumc, Netherlands

 

Urinary tract infections in children
KJELL TULLUS
Great Ormond Street Hospital, United Kingdom

Prolonged Seizures
Speaker
to be announced

 

13:00-14:00 Poster Viewings

14:00-16:00 EARLY AFTERNOON SESSIONS

MASTER CLASS
2 hours / Hall: Gracie

MASTER CLASS
2 hours / Hall:  Forum

THERAPEUTIC MANAGEMENT
1 hour / Hall: Euforia

THERAPEUTIC MANAGEMENT
1 hour / Hall: A+B

SUBSTANCE USE IN ADOLESCENTS
1 hour / Hall: C+D




Skin Lesions in Neonates - Skin, Hair and Nails

DIRK VAN GYSEL
O.L Vrouw Hospital Aalst, Belgium
BARBARA KUNZ
Dermatologikum Hamburg, Germany


 

 

 

 

Treatment of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
KJELL TULLUS
Great Ormond Street Hospital, United Kingdom

 

 

 

 

 

Constipation in childhood. Clinical features, diagnosis and management
MARK BEATTIE
University Hospital Southampton, United Kingdom

Dravet Syndrome - Early Diagnosis, Treatment and Management - from the diagnosis to the adulthood
CHARLOTTE DRAVET
Catholic University, Roma, Italy

Mental health and substance use
FIONA BROOKS
HBSC England, United Kingdom

Gastro-oesophageal Reflux: when to investigate? How to treat?
YVAN VANDENPLAS
KidZ Health Castle, UZ Brussel, Belgium

Epileptic Encephalopathies
Speaker
to be announced

How to address cannabis use with teenagers and their parents – tackling myths and exploring adverse impacts
RICHARD BELANGER
Laval University, Canada

INTERACTIVE CASE STUDIES
1 hour /Hall: Euforia

INTERACTIVE CASE STUDIES
1 hour /Hall: A+B

ADOLESCENTS NUTRITION
1 hour / Hall: C+D

Functional
Abdominal Pain
Panel: RAFEEQ MUHAMMED, AKSHAY BATRA, MARK BEATTIE

Pain
Panel: PHIL FISHER, CHARLOTTE HAAXMA, RICHARD FINKEL


Obesity and nutrition in childhood - the role of the healthcare professional
COLIN MICHIE
Imperial and University College, United Kingdom

Intestinal failures
Panel: RAFEEQ MUHAMMED, AKSHAY BATRA, MARK BEATTIE

Headaches
Panel: PHIL FISHER, CHARLOTTE HAAXMA, RICHARD FINKEL

Adolescent obesity and related health behaviours
JELENA GUDELJ RAKIC
Institute of Public Health, Serbia

16:30-17:30 AFTERNOON SESSIONS

ORAL PRESENTATIONS
1 hour / Hall: Gracie

ADVANCES AND UPDATES
1 hour / Hall: Forum

ORAL PRESENTATIONS
1 hour / Hall: Euforia

ORAL PRESENTATIONS
1 hour / Hall: C+D

ORAL PRESENTATIONS
1 hour / Hall: Harmonie

DERMATOLOGY

Abstract 1
Abstract 2
Abstract 3
Abstract 4
Abstract 5
Abstract 6


 

Children with recurrent fever: Autoinflammatory diseases: Where we are today?
JORDI ANTON
Hospital Sant Joan de Déu, Spain

GASTROENTEROLOGY

Abstract 1
Abstract 2
Abstract 3
Abstract 4
Abstract 5
Abstract 6


 

NEUROLOGY

Abstract 1
Abstract 2
Abstract 3
Abstract 4
Abstract 5
Abstract 6


 

ADOLESCENT MEDICINE

Abstract 1
Abstract 2
Abstract 3
Abstract 4
Abstract 5
Abstract 6


 

Hypertension in children
Speaker to be announced

17:30-18:30 OPENING: KEYNOTE PLENARY SESSION

The paediatrician of the future - TERENCE STEPHENSON, Institute of Child Health, UCL, United Kingdom

Why is adolescent health important?- JOAN CARLES SURIS, Lausanne University Hospital, Switzerland

 

DAY 2: Friday 7th December 2018

09:00-11:00 MORNING SESSIONS

Track 6  Track 7  Track 8 Track 9   

ENDOCRINOLOGY & GROWTH

INFECTIOUS DISEASES 

NUTRITION

RESPIRATORY

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

ADVANCES AND UPDATES
2 hours / Hall: A+B

ADVANCES AND UPDATES
2 hours / Hall: C+D

ORAL PRESENTATIONS
2 hours / Hall: Harmonie

MASTERCLASS
2 hours / Hall: Forum

WORKSHOP 1
2 hours / Hall:Gracie

Congenital Hypothyroidism - screening and management
TIM CHEETHAM
Newcastle University, United Kingdom

Sepsis in 2018 – theory vs. practice
NELLY NINIS
St Mary’s Hospital, United Kingdom

 








Abstract 1
Abstract 2
Abstract 3
Abstract 4
Abstract 5
Abstract 6
Abstract 7
Abstract 8
Abstract 9


 


Allergy Management

ADNAN CUSTOVIC
Imperial College London, United Kingdom

PAUL TURNER
Imperial College London, United Kingdom

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 





Leadership - Part 1


DOUG PARKIN

Advance HE, United Kingdom

 


 


 

The latest advances on technologies for the management of diabetes in children and adolescents
REVITAL NIMRI
Institute for Endocrinology and Diabetes, National Center for Childhood Diabetes, Schneider Children's Medical Center of Israel, Israel

Meningococcal Disease in 2018
SIMON KROLL
Imperial College London, United Kingdom

New treatments for congenital adrenal hyperplasia and adrenal failure
NILS P KRONE
University of Sheffield, United Kingdom

Vaccines Update
GEORGE SYROGIANNOPOULOS
University of Thessalia, Greece

Central Precocious Puberty
Speaker to be announced

Infectious Diseases, decision making in acute paediatrics
DAMIAN ROLAND
University of Leicester, United Kingdom

11:00-13:00 NOON SESSIONS

THERAPEUTIC MANAGEMENT 
1 hour / Hall: A+B

THERAPEUTIC MANAGEMENT 
1 hour / Hall: C + D

MASTERCLASS
2 hours / Hall:Harmonie

MASTER CLASS
2 hours / Hall:Forum

WORKSHOPS 2 & 3
1 +1 hour / Hall:Gracie

Long-acting Growth Hormone. What to know and how to support the specialist as a member of the care team
ALAN. D. ROGOL
University of Virginia, USA

The Diagnosis and Management of the Encephalitic Child
JETHRO HERBERG
Imperial College London, United Kingdom

 

 

 

 

 

Nutrition and Management of Allergies from Infancy to Childhood

LEANNE GOH
University College London Hospital, United Kingdom

PENNY SALT
University College London, United Kingdom

SOPHIA KALLIS
University College London, United Kingdom
 


 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Acute respiratory distress in children- differential diagnosis and therapeutic management

ROLAND HENTSHEL
Universitatsklinikum Freiburg, Germany

TORSTEN UHLIG
LMU University Munich, Germany

 


 

 

 

 

Publishing

MARK BEATTIE
Archives of Disease in Childhood, BMJ Publishing Group, United Kingdom

Bone disease in children – when to use and when not to use bisphophanates
NICK SHAW
University of Birmingham, United Kingdom

Kawasaki Disease
JETHRO HERBERG
Imperial College London, United Kingdom

INTERACTIVE CASE STUDIES
1 hour /Hall: A+B

INTERACTIVE CASE STUDIES
1 hour /Hall: C+D

 

 

How to write your CV, Grant Applications and Papers

ANDREW BUSH
Imperial College London, United Kingdom

Growth Curves and their interpretation
Panel: A.D.ROGOL, TIM CHEETHAM, NILS P KRONE, NICK SHAW

Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)
Panel: AUBREY CUNNINGTON, SIMON KROLL, NELLY NINIS, JETHRO HERBERG

Short Stature
Panel: A.D.ROGOL, TIM CHEETHAM, NILS P KRONE, NICK SHAW

Tick-borne Encephalitis (TBE)
Panel: SIMON KROLL, NELLY NINIS

13:00-14:00 Poster Viewings

14:00-16:00 EARLY AFTERNOON SESSIONS

MASTER CLASS
2 hours / Hall:Forum

MASTER CLASS
2 hours / Hall: Harmonie

ADVANCES AND UPDATES
2 hours / Hall: C+D

ADVANCES AND UPDATES
2 hours / Hall: A+B

WORKSHOP 4
2 hours / Hall:Gracie

 

 

 

 

 

 

Growth Hormone Deficiencies
Speaker to be announced

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tropical Infectious Diseases 2018 - Malaria, arboviruses, Ebola and co-infections

AUBREY CUNNINGTON
Imperial College London, United Kingdom

 

 


 

Human Milk Oligosaccharides
YVAN VANDENPLAS
KidZ Health Castle, UZ Brussel, Belgium

Personalised Therapies for Cystic Fibrosis: Treating the Basic Defect
RISHI PABARY
Royal Brompton Hospital, London, United Kingdom

 

 

 

 

 

 

Leadership - Part 2
 
DOUG PARKIN
Advance HE, United Kingdom

Human Milk Feedings in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Speaker to be announced

The myth of the allergic march
ADNAN CUSTOVIC
Imperial College London, United Kingdom

Iron deficiency in children: diagnosis, neurological impacts and treatment
COLIN MICHIE
Imperial and University College, United Kingdom

Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (PCD) - when to suspect, how to diagnose, recent advances
CLAIRE HOGG
Imperial College London, United KIngdom

Milk Fat Globule Membrane (MFGM) and the Neonatal Gut Microbiome and Intestinal Development
ROY PHILIP
University Maternity Hospital Limerick GEMS, Ireland
Peanut allergy - no longer a life sentence
PAUL TURNER
Imperial College London, United Kingdom

16:30-18:30 AFTERNOON SESSIONS

ORAL PRESENTATIONS
2 hours / Hall: Forum

 ADVANCES AND UPDATES
1 hour / Hall: Euforia

THERAPEUTIC MANAGEMENT
1 hour / Hall: C+D
THERAPEUTIC MANAGEMENT
1 hour / Hall: A+B
WORKSHOP 5
1 hour / Hall:Gracie

 

ENDOCRINOLOGY & GROWTH 

Abstract 1
Abstract 2
Abstract 3
Abstract 4
Abstract 5
Abstract 6

 


 


 

Vaccine hesitancy: A growing concern and the power of the patient voice

CATHRINE WEIL-OLIVIER
Paris VII University, France

ELENA MOYA
CoMO, Spain,
SAM NYE, CoMO, United Kingdom

Nutrition in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
MARK BEATTIE
University Hospital Southampton, United Kingdom

Exercise Induced Asthma; A Practical Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment
ROBERT SALLIS
Kaiser Permanente Fontana, USA







Social Media: Knowledge Translation in the 21st Century

DAMIAN ROLAND
University of Leicester, United Kingdom

The Ketogenic Diet. Epilepsy and beyond
Speaker to be announced

Rising cost of new medicines - what are the ethics?
ANDREW BUSH
Imperial College London, United Kingdom

ORAL PRESENTATIONS
1 hour / Hall: Euphoria

INTERACTIVE CASE STUDIES
1 hour / Hall: C+D

ORAL PRESENTATIONS
1 hour / Hall: Harmonie

INFECTIOUS DISEASES

Abstract 1
Abstract 2
Abstract 3
Abstract 4
Abstract 5
Abstract 6

 

Chronic Health Conditions & Nutrition
All Track Speakers

Eating Disorders

All Track Speakers


 

RESPIRATORY

Abstract 1
Abstract 2
Abstract 3
Abstract 4
Abstract 5
Abstract 6

 

WORKSHOP 6
1 hour / Hall: Gracie

Interactive Workshop: Everything possible MUST BE DONE for my child – When Professionals and Carers Disagree
ANDREW BUSH
Imperial College London, United Kingdom

DAY 3 Saturday 8 December 2018 

09:30-11:30 MORNING SESSIONS

SPOT THE EARLY SIGNS

ADOLESCENT MEDICINE

ORAL PRESENTATIONS 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

PRACTICAL ADVICE HOW TO EARLY DETECT, DIAGNOSE
AND REFER PATIENTS WITH SERIOUS CONDITIONS
2 hours / Hall: A+B+C+D

MASTER CLASS
2 Hours / Hall: Harmonie

ORAL PRESENTATIONS
2 hours / Hall: Forum

WORKSHOP 7
2 hours / Hall:Gracie

ENDOCRINOLOGY
When symptoms indicate a possible endocrine condition. How to avoid wrong referrals to specialists
Speaker to be announced








Skilful Communication with Adolescents and their Families

ANNE MEYNARD
University of Geneva Switzerland

ANA SONKIN
EACH (European Association for Communication in Health Care)


 

 

 

 

 

 

Abstract 1
Abstract 2
Abstract 3
Abstract 4
Abstract 5
Abstract 6








Presentation Skills Workshop
DOUG PARKIN
Advance HE, United Kingdom
 


 


 

GASTROENTEROLOGY
When symptoms indicate a possible gastric condition. How to avoid wrong referrals to specialists
Speaker to be announced

RHEUMATOLOGY
When symptoms indicate a possible rheumatic condition. How to avoid wrong referrals to specialists
Speaker to be announced

NEUROLOGY
When symptoms indicate a possible neurology condition. How to avoid wrong referrals to specialists

Speaker to be announced

11:30-12:30 CLOSING: KEYNOTE PLENARY SESSION

This year's scientific program has more than 100 sessions delivered by over 90 academics, experts and leading pediatricians coming from all over the world. Delegates are free to choose the most relevant sections and sessions and build their own personalised conference agenda across the three days of the meeting. Each session will also have 3 clear learning objectives to help delegates select the session they want to attend.


EIP welcomes nominations from experts, academics and frontline pediatricians who are willing to contribute and join EIP's Faculty. The program is designed to cover the education needs of frontline child healthcare professionals. EIP welcomes ideas on topics and thematic streams to be included in the program and also suggestions on specific education needs to be addressed.

Follow the link to nominate yourself

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