17.30 – 18.30

Plenary Session 1

OPENING CEREMONY

Extreme Everest: lessons learnt from high altitude
Dan Martin
Science in nutrition
Berent Prakken

Wed 01st Nov

09.00 – 11.00

PARALLEL SESSION 1 NEURODEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME AND CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE

The timing of neurodevelopmental impairments in children with CHD
Bea Latal (Switzerland)

Brain Health in Neonates with CHD: timing is everything
Steven Miller (Canada)

PARALLEL SESSION 2 RESUSCITATION

New techniques for optimising newborn resuscitation
Peter Davis (Australia)

Unravelling the physiology of haemodynamic transition at birth
Stuart Hooper (Australia)

PARALLEL SESSION 3 PAIN REDUCTION – DOES A PARTNERSHIP WITH PARENTS REDUCE PAIN IN NEWBORNS?

Facilitators and barriers for parents’ involvement in pain management
Anna Axelin (Finland)

PARALLEL SESSION 4 WHAT CAN WE LEARN FROM NEONATAL NETWORKS

Newborn: neonatal networks and surveillance of nosocomial infections
Dominique Haumont (Belgium)

The UK experience
Neena Modi (United Kingdom)

VON and INN The Italian Experience
TBA

PARALLEL SESSION 5 NUTRITION AND THE BRAIN

Neuroimaging, a new tool for investigating the effects of early diet on cognitive and brain development
TBA

Improving neurological outcomes of preterm infant: update on the role of early nutrition 
Sissel Moltu (Norway)

PARALLEL SESSION 6 WHO OWNS THE PLACENTAL BLOOD?

The case for the term infant
Ola Andersson (Sweden)

The case for the preterm infant
Heike Rabe (United Kingdom)

Harvesting placental blood: what is it for?
Anders Fasth (Sweden)

Placental Pathology and its Effect on Neonatal Haemodynamics
Etaoin Kent (Ireland)

11.00 – 11.30

COFFEE BREAK AND POSTER VIEWING

11.30 – 12.30

PLENARY SESSION 1 REGENERATIVE MEDICINE

Stem Cell Therapy for Neonatal Disorders; Prospects and Challenges
Won Soon Park (South Korea)

Stem cells for neonatal disorders
Paolo De Coppi (United Kingdom)

12.30 – 13.00

LUNCH BREAK

13.30 – 15:00

POSTER SESSION

15.00 – 17.00

PARALLEL SESSION 7 PRO – CON DEBATE

nCPAP vs HFNC
Haresh Kirpalani (United States) vs Peter Davis (Australia)

PARALLEL SESSION 8 NEONATAL SURGERY AND BRAIN INJURY

Petra Lemmens (Netherlands)

PARALLEL SESSION 9 CONTROVERSIES IN NEONATAL NUTRITION

Preterm parenteral nutrition: Too much too soon or too little too late
Colin Morgan (United Kingdom)

Risks and benefits of insulin treatment in hyperglycaemic preterm neonates
Elsa Kermorvant (France)

PARALLEL SESSION 10 CHALLENGES IN NEONATAL DRUG DEVELOPMENT

What you need to know from EMA PDCO
Mark Turner (United Kingdom)

The HIP trial story
Eugene Dempsey (Ireland)

Experiences from the NEO-CIRC trial
Heike Rabe (United Kingdom)

PARALLEL SESSION 11 WHAT SHOULD WE MONITOR?
GLOBAL HAEMODYNAMICS (SYSTEMIC BLOOD FLOW), END-ORGAN PERFUSION (REGIONAL BLOOD FLOW) OR THE MICROCIRCULATION (CAPILLARY BLOOD FLOW)?

It’s all about the heart
Willem de Boode (Netherlands)

It’s all about the brain
Gorm Greisen (Denmark)

It’s all about the microcirculation
E Buijs (Netherlands)

PARALLEL SESSION 12 FAMILY CENTRED DEVELOPMENTAL SUPPORTIVE CARE – EVIDENCE OR PHILOSOPHY?

Family integrated care in the NICU – feasible and good for preterm infants?
Shoo Lee (Canada)

Developmental care – impact on the brain
Stéphane Sizozenko (Switzerland)

Influence of auditive NICU environment on the preterm baby
Pierre Kuhn (France)

17.00 – 17.30

COFFEE BREAK

17.30 – 18.30

PLENARY SESSION 2 BENGT ROBERTSON AWARD

Thu, 02nd Nov

08.30 – 12.30

THEORETICAL COURSE NEONATOLOGIST PERFORMED ECOCARDIOGRAPHY (NPE)

Physics of Ultrasound and Artefact Recognition
Willem de Boode (Netherlands)

Routine Ultrasound Views
Afif El-Khuffash (Ireland)

Assessment of PDA
Patrick McNamara (Canada)

Assessment of PPHN
Shahab Noori (United States)

Assessment of Flow and Contractility
Nick Evans (Australia)

Advanced Ecocardiographic Technologies
Eirik Nestaas (Norway)
*Please note this course is not included in the congress fee, there is a additional registration for this course.

Please click HERE to register.

08.30 – 10.30

PLENARY SESSION 3 YOUNG INVESTIGATOR PRIZE SESSION

10.30 – 11.00

COFFEE BREAK

11.00 – 12.30

PARALLEL SESSION 13 SEVERE BPD

Ethical decision making in lung failure
AAE Verhagen (Netherlands)

BPD-associated pulmonary hypertension
Robin Steinhorn (United States)

PARALLEL SESSION 14 TRANSITION TO ADULT LIFE

Cognition and attainment
Neil Marlow (United Kingdom)

Psychiatric outcomes
Chiara Nosarti (United Kingdom)

Cardiovascular health
Petteri Hovi (Finland)

PARALLEL SESSION 15 BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN NEONATAL PALLIATIVE CARE AND DEVELOPMENTAL CARE

TBA
Jacques Sizun (France)

TBA
Jos Latour (United Kingdom)

PARALLEL SESSION 16 OUTCOME MEASURES IN CLINICAL STUDIES OF PRETERM BABIES

Composite outcomes in clinical NICU studies – pros and cons
Keith Barrington (Canada)

Measuring risk of postnatal endpoints
Olga Basso (Canada)

PARALLEL SESSION 17 INFECTIOUS DISEASE

12.30 – 13.30

LUNCH BREAK

13.30 – 14.30

POSTER SESSION

14.30 – 16.30

PARALLEL SESSION 18 TBA

PARALLEL SESSION 19 OXYGENATION IN THE NEWBORN AND INFANT PERIOD

Embryonic and Fetal oxygenation and oxygen control
Satyan Lakshminrusimha (United States)

Oxygenation in the transition from fetal to newborn life
Max Vento (Spain)

Oxygen targets beyond the delivery room
Ola D Saugstad (Norway)

Oxygenation and growth in BPD
Robin Steinhorn (United States)

PARALLEL SESSION 20 VENTILATION SUPPORT SESSION

Update on NIVM
TBA

Closed loop FiO2 controle
Nelson Claure (United States)

PARALLEL SESSION 21 DIGITAL PATIENT CARE – THE NEW DIMENSION ? 

Digital information – support or challenge? 
Silke Mader (Germany)

Web Camera Use in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: Impact on Nursing Workflow 
GIllian Kennedy (United Kingdom)

PARALLEL SESSION 22 NUTRITION OF THE ELBWI: IMPROVING NUTRITIONAL CARE

Electrolyte needs and balance in the EBLW, how to avoid disturbances 
Silvia Iacobelli (France)

How to integrate enteral intake when administering parenteral nutrition in ELBW infants?
Sissel Moltu (Norway)

PARALLEL SESSION 23 BIOMARKES IN TERM NEONATAL ENCEPHALOPATHY

Biomarkers in neonatal brak injury: can a systems biology approach lead us to the Holy Grail ?
Deidre Murray (Ireland)

Metabolic phenotyping for the identification of candidate biomarkers in neonatal encephalopathy
Benjamin Blaise (France)

16.30 – 17.00

COFFEE BREAK

17.00 – 18.00

PLENARY SESSION 4 WILL BIG DATA WILL CHANGE THE FUTURE?

TBA
Carolyn McGregor (Canada)

Big Data and Genetic Encephalopathic epilepsy
Mark Johnson (United Kingdom)

Organoids and Undifferentiated Pluripotent Stem Cells
Wieland Huttner (Germany)

Fri 03rd Nov

09.00 – 11.00

PARALLEL SESSION 24 EFFECT OF STRESS IN THE DEVELOPING CHILD

Prenatal stress and its effects on the fetus and the child
Vivette Glover (United Kingdom)

Stress in health and disease; Stress, learning and plasticity
TBA

PARALLEL SESSION 25 Neuroprotection, EPO trial

Sunny Juul (United States)

PARALLEL SESSION 26 NEW INSIGHTS IN FUTURE NEONATAL CARE

Tick-tock … pharmacotherapy and our body clock
Bert van der Horst (Netherlands)

Chronobiology in neonatology
Irwin Reiss (Germany)

PARALLEL SESSION 27 PHYSIOLOGY

PARALLEL SESSION 28 TRAINING GUIDELINES FOR NEONATOLOGIST PERFORMED ECOCARDIOGRAPHY (NPE) – AN INTERCONTINENTAL DEBATE

The North-American perspective
Patrick McNamara (Canada)

The Australian perspective
Nick Evans (Australia)

The United Kingdom perspective
Yogen Singh (United Kingdom)

The European perspective
Afif El-Khuffash (Ireland)

PARALLEL SESSION 29 MEASURING QUALITY OF CARE IN NEONATAL CARE

TBA
Boubou Hallberg (Sweden)

11.00 – 11.30

COFFEE BREAK

11.30 – 12.30

PLENARY SESSION 5 IPRF PLENARY SESSION

Human Organoid a new way to study neurological disorders
Wieland Huttner (Germany)

From Population and Personalized Genomics to Personalized Medicine
Manolis Dermitzakis (Switzerland)

12.30 – 13.30

LUNCH BREAK

13.30 – 15.00

POSTER SESSION

15.00 – 17.00

PARALLEL SESSION 30 TBA

CMV cellular and molecular mechanisms
Pierre Szepetowski (France)

ZIKA congenital encephalopathies
Ferdinando Di Cunto (Italy)

PARALLEL SESSION 31 STEROIDS IN NEONATOLOGY

Antenatal corticosteroids – current controversies
Lex Doyle (Australia)

Update on postnatal systemic and inhaled corticosteroids
Olivier Baud (France)

Update on respiratory stimulants and diuretics in BPD prevention
Christian Poets (Germany)

PARALLEL SESSION 32 PERINATAL EPIDEMIOLOGY

Registry based perinatal epidemiology: the importance of sibling and generation data
Rolv Skjaerven (Norway)

Tests and prediction (biomarkers) of outcomes within perinatology and newborn medicine
TBA

Battling bad science in perinatal epidemiology
TBA

PARALLEL SESSION 33 HUMAN MILK FEEDING FOR THE PRETERM INFANT

Feeding strategies in neonates: the SIFT feeding trial
Jon Dorling (United Kingdom)

PARALLEL SESSION 34 TBA

PARALLEL SESSION 35 COINN GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE IN NEONATAL CARE

COINN’s leadership and partnerships to decrease mortality and morbidity and improve neonatal care – global perspective 
Karen New (Australia)

Using parent experiences for learning – exploring the use of parent narratives to inform education in neonatal care
Julia Petty (United Kingdom)

Not just neonatal survival – Developmental and Behavioural Surveillance for pre-school children born preterm
Margo Pritchard (Australia)

17.00 – 17.30

COFFEE BREAK

17.00 – 18.00

PLENARY SESSION 6 THE NEED OF MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACHES IN RESEARCH

The benefit of an equal partnership with parents in research
Mark Turner (United Kingdom)

How to involve and empower parents in research projects
Nicole Thiele (Germany)

The benefit of an active partnership with nurses in research
Agnes van den Hoogen (Netherlands)

Sat 04th Nov

09.00 – 11.00

PARALLEL SESSION 36 SENSORY OUTCOMES

Long term effects of neonatal pain
Suellen Walker (United Kingdom)

How harmful are anaesthetics
Andrew Davidson (Australia)

PARALLEL SESSION 37 ROLE OF MITOCHONDIRA AND AUTOPHAY IN PERINATAL BRAIN DAMANE

Mitochondrial involvement in hypoxic-ischemic brain injury and therapeutic implications
Henrik Hagberg (United Kingdom)

Autophagic cell death in perinatal brain injury: does it matter?
Anita Truttmann (Switzerland)

PARALLEL SESSION 38 FETAL GROWTH – SIZE MATTERS

A database on fetal growth
Stephen Kennedy (United Kingdom)

Fetal lung imaging
TBA

PARALLEL SESSION 39 PROGRAMMING BY EARLY NUTRITION IN PRETERM INFANTS: WHAT IS KNOW, WHAT IS HYPOTHESIZED?

Early nutrition and long term cardiovascular health
Umberto Simeoni (Switzerland)

Early nutrition of the preterm and metabolic diseases
TBA

PARALLEL SESSION 40 NURSE SPECIALIST AND NURSE PRACTITIONER ROLES AND PRACTICES

New professional roles in neonatology, challenges and regulations
Odile Frauenfelder (Netherlands)

Neonatal nursing, where we are and where we are going – the evolving role of NPs 
Karen Walker (Australia)

Case presentation: A neonate who suddenly collapses- deciphering the differential diagnosIs
Karen Walker (Australia)

PARALLEL SESSION 41 FETAL BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN HOSPITAL AND OUT-PATIENT CARE FOR HOSPITALISED NEWBORNS

George Damhuis (The Netherlands)
Kai König (Switzerland)

11.00 – 11.30

COFFEE BREAK

11.30 – 13.00

CLOSING SESSION PERSONALIZED MEDICINE

Epigenetics: an evolutionary perspective on chronic disease
Jonathan Wells (United Kingdom)

The impact of early life experiences on long term phenotype
Moshe Szyf (Canada)

09.00 – 11.00

PARALLEL SESSION 1 NEURODEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME AND CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE

The timing of neurodevelopmental impairments in children with CHD
Bea Latal (Switzerland)

Brain Health in Neonates with CHD: timing is everything
Steven Miller (Canada)

PARALLEL SESSION 2 RESUSCITATION

New techniques for optimising newborn resuscitation
Peter Davis (Australia)

Unravelling the physiology of haemodynamic transition at birth
Stuart Hooper (Australia)

PARALLEL SESSION 3 PAIN REDUCTION – DOES A PARTNERSHIP WITH PARENTS REDUCE PAIN IN NEWBORNS?

Facilitators and barriers for parents’ involvement in pain management
Anna Axelin (Finland)

PARALLEL SESSION 4 WHAT CAN WE LEARN FROM NEONATAL NETWORKS

Newborn: neonatal networks and surveillance of nosocomial infections
Dominique Haumont (Belgium)

The UK experience
Neena Modi (United Kingdom)

VON and INN The Italian Experience
TBA

PARALLEL SESSION 5 NEONATAL NUTRITION UPDATES

PARALLEL SESSION 6 WHO OWNS THE PLACENTAL BLOOD?

The case for the term infant
Ola Andersson (Sweden)

The case for the preterm infant
Heike Rabe (United Kingdom)

Harvesting placental blood: what is it for?
Anders Fasth (Sweden)

Placental Pathology and its Effect on Neonatal Haemodynamics
Etaoin Kent (Ireland)

11.00 – 11.30

COFFEE BREAK AND POSTER VIEWING

11.30 – 12.30

PLENARY SESSION 1 REGENERATIVE MEDICINE

Stem Cell Therapy for Neonatal Disorders; Prospects and Challenges
Won Soon Park (South Korea)

Stem cells for neonatal disorders
Paolo De Coppi (United Kingdom)

12.30 – 13.00

LUNCH BREAK

13.30 – 15:00

POSTER SESSION

15.00 – 17.00

PARALLEL SESSION 7 PRO – CON DEBATE

nCPAP vs HFNC
Haresh Kirpalani (United States) vs Peter Davis (Australia)

PARALLEL SESSION 8 NEONATAL SURGERY AND BRAIN INJURY

Petra Lemmens (Netherlands)

PARALLEL SESSION 9 CONTROVERSIES IN NEONATAL NUTRITION

Preterm parenteral nutrition: Too much too soon or too little too late
Colin Morgan (United Kingdom)

Risks and benefits of insulin treatment in hyperglycaemic preterm neonates
Elsa Kermorvant (France)

PARALLEL SESSION 10 CHALLENGES IN NEONATAL DRUG DEVELOPMENT

What you need to know from EMA PDCO
Mark Turner (United Kingdom)

The HIP trial story
Eugene Dempsey (Ireland)

Experiences from the NEO-CIRC trial
Heike Rabe (United Kingdom)

PARALLEL SESSION 11 WHAT SHOULD WE MONITOR?
GLOBAL HAEMODYNAMICS (SYSTEMIC BLOOD FLOW), END-ORGAN PERFUSION (REGIONAL BLOOD FLOW) OR THE MICROCIRCULATION (CAPILLARY BLOOD FLOW)?

It’s all about the heart
Willem de Boode (Netherlands)

It’s all about the brain
Gorm Greisen (Denmark)

It’s all about the microcirculation
E Buijs (Netherlands)

PARALLEL SESSION 12 FAMILY CENTRED DEVELOPMENTAL SUPPORTIVE CARE – EVIDENCE OR PHILOSOPHY?

Family integrated care in the NICU – feasible and good for preterm infants?
Shoo Lee (Canada)

Developmental care – impact on the brain
Stéphane Sizozenko (Switzerland)

Influence of auditive NICU environment on the preterm baby
Pierre Kuhn (France)

17.00 – 17.30

COFFEE BREAK

17.30 – 18.30

PLENARY SESSION 2 BENGT ROBERTSON AWARD

08.30 – 12.30

THEORETICAL COURSE NEONATOLOGIST PERFORMED ECOCARDIOGRAPHY (NPE)

Physics of Ultrasound and Artefact Recognition
Willem de Boode (Netherlands)

Routine Ultrasound Views
Afif El-Khuffash (Ireland)

Assessment of PDA
Patrick McNamara (Canada)

Assessment of PPHN
Shahab Noori (United States)

Assessment of Flow and Contractility
Nick Evans (Australia)

Advanced Ecocardiographic Technologies
Eirik Nestaas (Norway)
*Please note this course is not included in the congress fee, there is a additional registration for this course.

To register, click HERE.

08.30 – 10.30

PLENARY SESSION 3 YOUNG INVESTIGATOR PRIZE SESSION

10.30 – 11.00

COFFEE BREAK

11.00 – 12.30

PARALLEL SESSION 13 SEVERE BPD

Ethical decision making in lung failure
AAE Verhagen (Netherlands)

BPD-associated pulmonary hypertension
Robin Steinhorn (United States)

PARALLEL SESSION 14 TRANSITION TO ADULT LIFE

Cognition and attainment
Neil Marlow (United Kingdom)

Psychiatric outcomes
Chiara Nosarti (United Kingdom)

Cardiovascular health
Petteri Hovi (Finland)

PARALLEL SESSION 15 BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN NEONATAL PALLIATIVE CARE AND DEVELOPMENTAL CARE

TBA
Jacques Sizun (France)

TBA
Jos Latour (United Kingdom)

PARALLEL SESSION 16 OUTCOME MEASURES IN CLINICAL STUDIES OF PRETERM BABIES

Composite outcomes in clinical NICU studies – pros and cons
Keith Barrington (Canada)

Measuring risk of postnatal endpoints
Olga Basso (Canada)

PARALLEL SESSION 17 INFECTIOUS DISEASE

12.30 – 13.30

LUNCH BREAK

13.30 – 14.30

POSTER SESSION

14.30 – 16.30

PARALLEL SESSION 18 TBA

PARALLEL SESSION 19 OXYGENATION IN THE NEWBORN AND INFANT PERIOD

Embryonic and Fetal oxygenation and oxygen control
Satyan Lakshminrusimha (United States)

Oxygenation in the transition from fetal to newborn life
Max Vento (Spain)

Oxygen targets beyond the delivery room
Ola D Saugstad (Norway)

Oxygenation and growth in BPD
Robin Steinhorn (United States)

PARALLEL SESSION 20 VENTILATION SUPPORT SESSION

Update on NIVM
TBA

Closed loop FiO2 controle
Nelson Claure (United States)

PARALLEL SESSION 21 DIGITAL PATIENT CARE – THE NEW DIMENSION ? 

Digital information – support or challenge? 
Silke Mader (Germany)

Web Camera Use in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: Impact on Nursing Workflow 
GIllian Kennedy (United Kingdom)

PARALLEL SESSION 22 NUTRITION OF THE ELBWI: IMPROVING NUTRITIONAL CARE

Electrolyte needs and balance in the EBLW, how to avoid disturbances 
Silvia Iacobelli (France)

How to integrate enteral intake when administering parenteral nutrition in ELBW infants?
Sissel Moltu (Norway)

PARALLEL SESSION 23 BIOMARKES IN TERM NEONATAL ENCEPHALOPATHY

Biomarkers in neonatal brak injury: can a systems biology approach lead us to the Holy Grail ?
Deidre Murray (Ireland)

Metabolic phenotyping for the identification of candidate biomarkers in neonatal encephalopathy
Benjamin Blaise (France)

16.30 – 17.00

COFFEE BREAK

17.00 – 18.00

PLENARY SESSION 4 WILL BIG DATA WILL CHANGE THE FUTURE?

TBA
Carolyn McGregor (Canada)

Big Data and Genetic Encephalopathic epilepsy
Mark Johnson (United Kingdom)

Organoids and Undifferentiated Pluripotent Stem Cells
Wieland Huttner (Germany)

09.00 – 11.00

PARALLEL SESSION 25 EFFECT OF STRESS IN THE DEVELOPING CHILD

Prenatal stress and its effects on the fetus and the child
Vivette Glover (United Kingdom)

Stress in health and disease; Stress, learning and plasticity
TBA

PARALLEL SESSION 26 Neuroprotection, EPO trial

Sunny Juul (United States)

PARALLEL SESSION 27 NEW INSIGHTS IN FUTURE NEONATAL CARE

Tick-tock … pharmacotherapy and our body clock
Bert van der Horst (Netherlands)

Chronobiology in neonatology
Irwin Reiss (Germany)

PARALLEL SESSION 28 PHYSIOLOGY

PARALLEL SESSION 29 TRAINING GUIDELINES FOR NEONATOLOGIST PERFORMED ECOCARDIOGRAPHY (NPE) – AN INTERCONTINENTAL DEBATE

The North-American perspective
Patrick McNamara (Canada)

The Australian perspective
Nick Evans (Australia)

The United Kingdom perspective
Yogen Singh (United Kingdom)

The European perspective
Afif El-Khuffash (Ireland)

PARALLEL SESSION 30 MEASURING QUALITY OF CARE IN NEONATAL CARE

TBA
Boubou Hallberg (Sweden)

11.00 – 11.30

COFFEE BREAK

11.30 – 12.30

PLENARY SESSION 5 IPRF PLENARY SESSION

Human Organoid a new way to study neurological disorders
Wieland Huttner (Germany)

From Population and Personalized Genomics to Personalized Medicine
Manolis Dermitzakis (Switzerland)

12.30 – 13.30

LUNCH BREAK

13.30 – 15.00

POSTER SESSION

15.00 – 17.00

PARALLEL SESSION 31 TBA

CMV cellular and molecular mechanisms
Pierre Szepetowski (France)

ZIKA congenital encephalopathies
Ferdinando Di Cunto (Italy)

PARALLEL SESSION 32 STEROIDS IN NEONATOLOGY

Antenatal corticosteroids – current controversies
Lex Doyle (Australia)

Update on postnatal systemic and inhaled corticosteroids
Olivier Baud (France)

Update on respiratory stimulants and diuretics in BPD prevention
Christian Poets (Germany)

PARALLEL SESSION 33 PERINATAL EPIDEMIOLOGY

Registry based perinatal epidemiology: the importance of sibling and generation data
Rolv Skjaerven (Norway)

Tests and prediction (biomarkers) of outcomes within perinatology and newborn medicine
TBA

Battling bad science in perinatal epidemiology
TBA

PARALLEL SESSION 34 HUMAN MILK FEEDING FOR THE PRETERM INFANT

Feeding strategies in neonates: the SIFT feeding trial
Jon Dorling (United Kingdom)

PARALLEL SESSION 35 TBA

PARALLEL SESSION 35 COINN GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE IN NEONATAL CARE

COINN’s leadership and partnerships to decrease mortality and morbidity and improve neonatal care – global perspective 
Karen New (Australia)

Using parent experiences for learning – exploring the use of parent narratives to inform education in neonatal care
Julia Petty (United Kingdom)

Not just neonatal survival – Developmental and Behavioural Surveillance for pre-school children born preterm
Margo Pritchard (Australia)

17.00 – 17.30

COFFEE BREAK

17.00 – 18.00

PLENARY SESSION 6 THE NEED OF MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACHES IN RESEARCH

The benefit of an equal partnership with parents in research
Mark Turner (United Kingdom)

How to involve and empower parents in research projects
Nicole Thiele (Germany)

The benefit of an active partnership with nurses in research
Agnes van den Hoogen (Netherlands)

09.00 – 11.00

PARALLEL SESSION 36 SENSORY OUTCOMES

Long term effects of neonatal pain
Suellen Walker (United Kingdom)

How harmful are anaesthetics
Andrew Davidson (Australia)

PARALLEL SESSION 37 TBA

Role of mitochondria and autophagy in perinatal brain damage
Henrik Hagberg (United Kingdom)

Autophagic cell death in perinatal brain injury: does it matter?
Anita Truttmann (Switzerland)

PARALLEL SESSION 38 FETAL GROWTH – SIZE MATTERS

A database on fetal growth
Stephen Kennedy (United Kingdom)

Fetal lung imaging
TBA

PARALLEL SESSION 39 PROGRAMMING BY EARLY NUTRITION IN PRETERM INFANTS: WHAT IS KNOW, WHAT IS HYPOTHESIZED?

Early nutrition and long term cardiovascular health
Umberto Simeoni (Switzerland)

Early nutrition of the preterm and metabolic diseases
TBA

PARALLEL SESSION 40 NURSE SPECIALIST AND NURSE PRACTITIONER ROLES AND PRACTICES

New professional roles in neonatology, challenges and regulations
Odile Frauenfelder (the Netherlands)

Neonatal nursing, where we are and where we are going – the evolving role of NPs 
Karen Walker (Australia)

Case presentation: A neonate who suddenly collapses- deciphering the differential diagnoses 
Karen Walker (Australia)

PARALLEL SESSION 41 FETAL BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN HOSPITAL AND OUT-PATIENT CARE FOR HOSPITALISED NEWBORNS

George Damhuis (The Netherlands)
Kai König (Switzerland)

11.00 – 11.30

COFFEE BREAK

11.30 – 13.00

CLOSING SESSION PERSONALIZED MEDICINE

Epigenetics: an evolutionary perspective on chronic disease
Jonathan Wells (United Kingdom)

The impact of early life experiences on long term phenotype
Moshe Szyf (Canada)

+ Program

17.30 – 18.30

Plenary Session 1

OPENING CEREMONY

Extreme Everest: lessons learnt from high altitude
Dan Martin
Science in nutrition
Berent Prakken

Wed 01st Nov

09.00 – 11.00

PARALLEL SESSION 1 NEURODEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME AND CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE

The timing of neurodevelopmental impairments in children with CHD
Bea Latal (Switzerland)

Brain Health in Neonates with CHD: timing is everything
Steven Miller (Canada)

PARALLEL SESSION 2 RESUSCITATION

New techniques for optimising newborn resuscitation
Peter Davis (Australia)

Unravelling the physiology of haemodynamic transition at birth
Stuart Hooper (Australia)

PARALLEL SESSION 3 PAIN REDUCTION – DOES A PARTNERSHIP WITH PARENTS REDUCE PAIN IN NEWBORNS?

Facilitators and barriers for parents’ involvement in pain management
Anna Axelin (Finland)

PARALLEL SESSION 4 WHAT CAN WE LEARN FROM NEONATAL NETWORKS

Newborn: neonatal networks and surveillance of nosocomial infections
Dominique Haumont (Belgium)

The UK experience
Neena Modi (United Kingdom)

VON and INN The Italian Experience
TBA

PARALLEL SESSION 5 NUTRITION AND THE BRAIN

Neuroimaging, a new tool for investigating the effects of early diet on cognitive and brain development
TBA

Improving neurological outcomes of preterm infant: update on the role of early nutrition 
Sissel Moltu (Norway)

PARALLEL SESSION 6 WHO OWNS THE PLACENTAL BLOOD?

The case for the term infant
Ola Andersson (Sweden)

The case for the preterm infant
Heike Rabe (United Kingdom)

Harvesting placental blood: what is it for?
Anders Fasth (Sweden)

Placental Pathology and its Effect on Neonatal Haemodynamics
Etaoin Kent (Ireland)

11.00 – 11.30

COFFEE BREAK AND POSTER VIEWING

11.30 – 12.30

PLENARY SESSION 1 REGENERATIVE MEDICINE

Stem Cell Therapy for Neonatal Disorders; Prospects and Challenges
Won Soon Park (South Korea)

Stem cells for neonatal disorders
Paolo De Coppi (United Kingdom)

12.30 – 13.00

LUNCH BREAK

13.30 – 15:00

POSTER SESSION

15.00 – 17.00

PARALLEL SESSION 7 PRO – CON DEBATE

nCPAP vs HFNC
Haresh Kirpalani (United States) vs Peter Davis (Australia)

PARALLEL SESSION 8 NEONATAL SURGERY AND BRAIN INJURY

Petra Lemmens (Netherlands)

PARALLEL SESSION 9 CONTROVERSIES IN NEONATAL NUTRITION

Preterm parenteral nutrition: Too much too soon or too little too late
Colin Morgan (United Kingdom)

Risks and benefits of insulin treatment in hyperglycaemic preterm neonates
Elsa Kermorvant (France)

PARALLEL SESSION 10 CHALLENGES IN NEONATAL DRUG DEVELOPMENT

What you need to know from EMA PDCO
Mark Turner (United Kingdom)

The HIP trial story
Eugene Dempsey (Ireland)

Experiences from the NEO-CIRC trial
Heike Rabe (United Kingdom)

PARALLEL SESSION 11 WHAT SHOULD WE MONITOR?
GLOBAL HAEMODYNAMICS (SYSTEMIC BLOOD FLOW), END-ORGAN PERFUSION (REGIONAL BLOOD FLOW) OR THE MICROCIRCULATION (CAPILLARY BLOOD FLOW)?

It’s all about the heart
Willem de Boode (Netherlands)

It’s all about the brain
Gorm Greisen (Denmark)

It’s all about the microcirculation
E Buijs (Netherlands)

PARALLEL SESSION 12 FAMILY CENTRED DEVELOPMENTAL SUPPORTIVE CARE – EVIDENCE OR PHILOSOPHY?

Family integrated care in the NICU – feasible and good for preterm infants?
Shoo Lee (Canada)

Developmental care – impact on the brain
Stéphane Sizozenko (Switzerland)

Influence of auditive NICU environment on the preterm baby
Pierre Kuhn (France)

17.00 – 17.30

COFFEE BREAK

17.30 – 18.30

PLENARY SESSION 2 BENGT ROBERTSON AWARD

Thu, 02nd Nov

08.30 – 12.30

THEORETICAL COURSE NEONATOLOGIST PERFORMED ECOCARDIOGRAPHY (NPE)

Physics of Ultrasound and Artefact Recognition
Willem de Boode (Netherlands)

Routine Ultrasound Views
Afif El-Khuffash (Ireland)

Assessment of PDA
Patrick McNamara (Canada)

Assessment of PPHN
Shahab Noori (United States)

Assessment of Flow and Contractility
Nick Evans (Australia)

Advanced Ecocardiographic Technologies
Eirik Nestaas (Norway)
*Please note this course is not included in the congress fee, there is a additional registration for this course.

Please click HERE to register.

08.30 – 10.30

PLENARY SESSION 3 YOUNG INVESTIGATOR PRIZE SESSION

10.30 – 11.00

COFFEE BREAK

11.00 – 12.30

PARALLEL SESSION 13 SEVERE BPD

Ethical decision making in lung failure
AAE Verhagen (Netherlands)

BPD-associated pulmonary hypertension
Robin Steinhorn (United States)

PARALLEL SESSION 14 TRANSITION TO ADULT LIFE

Cognition and attainment
Neil Marlow (United Kingdom)

Psychiatric outcomes
Chiara Nosarti (United Kingdom)

Cardiovascular health
Petteri Hovi (Finland)

PARALLEL SESSION 15 BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN NEONATAL PALLIATIVE CARE AND DEVELOPMENTAL CARE

TBA
Jacques Sizun (France)

TBA
Jos Latour (United Kingdom)

PARALLEL SESSION 16 OUTCOME MEASURES IN CLINICAL STUDIES OF PRETERM BABIES

Composite outcomes in clinical NICU studies – pros and cons
Keith Barrington (Canada)

Measuring risk of postnatal endpoints
Olga Basso (Canada)

PARALLEL SESSION 17 INFECTIOUS DISEASE

12.30 – 13.30

LUNCH BREAK

13.30 – 14.30

POSTER SESSION

14.30 – 16.30

PARALLEL SESSION 18 TBA

PARALLEL SESSION 19 OXYGENATION IN THE NEWBORN AND INFANT PERIOD

Embryonic and Fetal oxygenation and oxygen control
Satyan Lakshminrusimha (United States)

Oxygenation in the transition from fetal to newborn life
Max Vento (Spain)

Oxygen targets beyond the delivery room
Ola D Saugstad (Norway)

Oxygenation and growth in BPD
Robin Steinhorn (United States)

PARALLEL SESSION 20 VENTILATION SUPPORT SESSION

Update on NIVM
TBA

Closed loop FiO2 controle
Nelson Claure (United States)

PARALLEL SESSION 21 DIGITAL PATIENT CARE – THE NEW DIMENSION ? 

Digital information – support or challenge? 
Silke Mader (Germany)

Web Camera Use in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: Impact on Nursing Workflow 
GIllian Kennedy (United Kingdom)

PARALLEL SESSION 22 NUTRITION OF THE ELBWI: IMPROVING NUTRITIONAL CARE

Electrolyte needs and balance in the EBLW, how to avoid disturbances 
Silvia Iacobelli (France)

How to integrate enteral intake when administering parenteral nutrition in ELBW infants?
Sissel Moltu (Norway)

PARALLEL SESSION 23 BIOMARKES IN TERM NEONATAL ENCEPHALOPATHY

Biomarkers in neonatal brak injury: can a systems biology approach lead us to the Holy Grail ?
Deidre Murray (Ireland)

Metabolic phenotyping for the identification of candidate biomarkers in neonatal encephalopathy
Benjamin Blaise (France)

16.30 – 17.00

COFFEE BREAK

17.00 – 18.00

PLENARY SESSION 4 WILL BIG DATA WILL CHANGE THE FUTURE?

TBA
Carolyn McGregor (Canada)

Big Data and Genetic Encephalopathic epilepsy
Mark Johnson (United Kingdom)

Organoids and Undifferentiated Pluripotent Stem Cells
Wieland Huttner (Germany)

Fri 03rd Nov

09.00 – 11.00

PARALLEL SESSION 24 EFFECT OF STRESS IN THE DEVELOPING CHILD

Prenatal stress and its effects on the fetus and the child
Vivette Glover (United Kingdom)

Stress in health and disease; Stress, learning and plasticity
TBA

PARALLEL SESSION 25 Neuroprotection, EPO trial

Sunny Juul (United States)

PARALLEL SESSION 26 NEW INSIGHTS IN FUTURE NEONATAL CARE

Tick-tock … pharmacotherapy and our body clock
Bert van der Horst (Netherlands)

Chronobiology in neonatology
Irwin Reiss (Germany)

PARALLEL SESSION 27 PHYSIOLOGY

PARALLEL SESSION 28 TRAINING GUIDELINES FOR NEONATOLOGIST PERFORMED ECOCARDIOGRAPHY (NPE) – AN INTERCONTINENTAL DEBATE

The North-American perspective
Patrick McNamara (Canada)

The Australian perspective
Nick Evans (Australia)

The United Kingdom perspective
Yogen Singh (United Kingdom)

The European perspective
Afif El-Khuffash (Ireland)

PARALLEL SESSION 29 MEASURING QUALITY OF CARE IN NEONATAL CARE

TBA
Boubou Hallberg (Sweden)

11.00 – 11.30

COFFEE BREAK

11.30 – 12.30

PLENARY SESSION 5 IPRF PLENARY SESSION

Human Organoid a new way to study neurological disorders
Wieland Huttner (Germany)

From Population and Personalized Genomics to Personalized Medicine
Manolis Dermitzakis (Switzerland)

12.30 – 13.30

LUNCH BREAK

13.30 – 15.00

POSTER SESSION

15.00 – 17.00

PARALLEL SESSION 30 TBA

CMV cellular and molecular mechanisms
Pierre Szepetowski (France)

ZIKA congenital encephalopathies
Ferdinando Di Cunto (Italy)

PARALLEL SESSION 31 STEROIDS IN NEONATOLOGY

Antenatal corticosteroids – current controversies
Lex Doyle (Australia)

Update on postnatal systemic and inhaled corticosteroids
Olivier Baud (France)

Update on respiratory stimulants and diuretics in BPD prevention
Christian Poets (Germany)

PARALLEL SESSION 32 PERINATAL EPIDEMIOLOGY

Registry based perinatal epidemiology: the importance of sibling and generation data
Rolv Skjaerven (Norway)

Tests and prediction (biomarkers) of outcomes within perinatology and newborn medicine
TBA

Battling bad science in perinatal epidemiology
TBA

PARALLEL SESSION 33 HUMAN MILK FEEDING FOR THE PRETERM INFANT

Feeding strategies in neonates: the SIFT feeding trial
Jon Dorling (United Kingdom)

PARALLEL SESSION 34 TBA

PARALLEL SESSION 35 COINN GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE IN NEONATAL CARE

COINN’s leadership and partnerships to decrease mortality and morbidity and improve neonatal care – global perspective 
Karen New (Australia)

Using parent experiences for learning – exploring the use of parent narratives to inform education in neonatal care
Julia Petty (United Kingdom)

Not just neonatal survival – Developmental and Behavioural Surveillance for pre-school children born preterm
Margo Pritchard (Australia)

17.00 – 17.30

COFFEE BREAK

17.00 – 18.00

PLENARY SESSION 6 THE NEED OF MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACHES IN RESEARCH

The benefit of an equal partnership with parents in research
Mark Turner (United Kingdom)

How to involve and empower parents in research projects
Nicole Thiele (Germany)

The benefit of an active partnership with nurses in research
Agnes van den Hoogen (Netherlands)

Sat 04th Nov

09.00 – 11.00

PARALLEL SESSION 36 SENSORY OUTCOMES

Long term effects of neonatal pain
Suellen Walker (United Kingdom)

How harmful are anaesthetics
Andrew Davidson (Australia)

PARALLEL SESSION 37 ROLE OF MITOCHONDIRA AND AUTOPHAY IN PERINATAL BRAIN DAMANE

Mitochondrial involvement in hypoxic-ischemic brain injury and therapeutic implications
Henrik Hagberg (United Kingdom)

Autophagic cell death in perinatal brain injury: does it matter?
Anita Truttmann (Switzerland)

PARALLEL SESSION 38 FETAL GROWTH – SIZE MATTERS

A database on fetal growth
Stephen Kennedy (United Kingdom)

Fetal lung imaging
TBA

PARALLEL SESSION 39 PROGRAMMING BY EARLY NUTRITION IN PRETERM INFANTS: WHAT IS KNOW, WHAT IS HYPOTHESIZED?

Early nutrition and long term cardiovascular health
Umberto Simeoni (Switzerland)

Early nutrition of the preterm and metabolic diseases
TBA

PARALLEL SESSION 40 NURSE SPECIALIST AND NURSE PRACTITIONER ROLES AND PRACTICES

New professional roles in neonatology, challenges and regulations
Odile Frauenfelder (Netherlands)

Neonatal nursing, where we are and where we are going – the evolving role of NPs 
Karen Walker (Australia)

Case presentation: A neonate who suddenly collapses- deciphering the differential diagnosIs
Karen Walker (Australia)

PARALLEL SESSION 41 FETAL BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN HOSPITAL AND OUT-PATIENT CARE FOR HOSPITALISED NEWBORNS

George Damhuis (The Netherlands)
Kai König (Switzerland)

11.00 – 11.30

COFFEE BREAK

11.30 – 13.00

CLOSING SESSION PERSONALIZED MEDICINE

Epigenetics: an evolutionary perspective on chronic disease
Jonathan Wells (United Kingdom)

The impact of early life experiences on long term phenotype
Moshe Szyf (Canada)

+ Mon 30th Oct
+ Tue 31st Oct
+ Wed 01st Nov

09.00 – 11.00

PARALLEL SESSION 1 NEURODEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME AND CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE

The timing of neurodevelopmental impairments in children with CHD
Bea Latal (Switzerland)

Brain Health in Neonates with CHD: timing is everything
Steven Miller (Canada)

PARALLEL SESSION 2 RESUSCITATION

New techniques for optimising newborn resuscitation
Peter Davis (Australia)

Unravelling the physiology of haemodynamic transition at birth
Stuart Hooper (Australia)

PARALLEL SESSION 3 PAIN REDUCTION – DOES A PARTNERSHIP WITH PARENTS REDUCE PAIN IN NEWBORNS?

Facilitators and barriers for parents’ involvement in pain management
Anna Axelin (Finland)

PARALLEL SESSION 4 WHAT CAN WE LEARN FROM NEONATAL NETWORKS

Newborn: neonatal networks and surveillance of nosocomial infections
Dominique Haumont (Belgium)

The UK experience
Neena Modi (United Kingdom)

VON and INN The Italian Experience
TBA

PARALLEL SESSION 5 NEONATAL NUTRITION UPDATES

PARALLEL SESSION 6 WHO OWNS THE PLACENTAL BLOOD?

The case for the term infant
Ola Andersson (Sweden)

The case for the preterm infant
Heike Rabe (United Kingdom)

Harvesting placental blood: what is it for?
Anders Fasth (Sweden)

Placental Pathology and its Effect on Neonatal Haemodynamics
Etaoin Kent (Ireland)

11.00 – 11.30

COFFEE BREAK AND POSTER VIEWING

11.30 – 12.30

PLENARY SESSION 1 REGENERATIVE MEDICINE

Stem Cell Therapy for Neonatal Disorders; Prospects and Challenges
Won Soon Park (South Korea)

Stem cells for neonatal disorders
Paolo De Coppi (United Kingdom)

12.30 – 13.00

LUNCH BREAK

13.30 – 15:00

POSTER SESSION

15.00 – 17.00

PARALLEL SESSION 7 PRO – CON DEBATE

nCPAP vs HFNC
Haresh Kirpalani (United States) vs Peter Davis (Australia)

PARALLEL SESSION 8 NEONATAL SURGERY AND BRAIN INJURY

Petra Lemmens (Netherlands)

PARALLEL SESSION 9 CONTROVERSIES IN NEONATAL NUTRITION

Preterm parenteral nutrition: Too much too soon or too little too late
Colin Morgan (United Kingdom)

Risks and benefits of insulin treatment in hyperglycaemic preterm neonates
Elsa Kermorvant (France)

PARALLEL SESSION 10 CHALLENGES IN NEONATAL DRUG DEVELOPMENT

What you need to know from EMA PDCO
Mark Turner (United Kingdom)

The HIP trial story
Eugene Dempsey (Ireland)

Experiences from the NEO-CIRC trial
Heike Rabe (United Kingdom)

PARALLEL SESSION 11 WHAT SHOULD WE MONITOR?
GLOBAL HAEMODYNAMICS (SYSTEMIC BLOOD FLOW), END-ORGAN PERFUSION (REGIONAL BLOOD FLOW) OR THE MICROCIRCULATION (CAPILLARY BLOOD FLOW)?

It’s all about the heart
Willem de Boode (Netherlands)

It’s all about the brain
Gorm Greisen (Denmark)

It’s all about the microcirculation
E Buijs (Netherlands)

PARALLEL SESSION 12 FAMILY CENTRED DEVELOPMENTAL SUPPORTIVE CARE – EVIDENCE OR PHILOSOPHY?

Family integrated care in the NICU – feasible and good for preterm infants?
Shoo Lee (Canada)

Developmental care – impact on the brain
Stéphane Sizozenko (Switzerland)

Influence of auditive NICU environment on the preterm baby
Pierre Kuhn (France)

17.00 – 17.30

COFFEE BREAK

17.30 – 18.30

PLENARY SESSION 2 BENGT ROBERTSON AWARD

+ Thu, 02nd Nov

08.30 – 12.30

THEORETICAL COURSE NEONATOLOGIST PERFORMED ECOCARDIOGRAPHY (NPE)

Physics of Ultrasound and Artefact Recognition
Willem de Boode (Netherlands)

Routine Ultrasound Views
Afif El-Khuffash (Ireland)

Assessment of PDA
Patrick McNamara (Canada)

Assessment of PPHN
Shahab Noori (United States)

Assessment of Flow and Contractility
Nick Evans (Australia)

Advanced Ecocardiographic Technologies
Eirik Nestaas (Norway)
*Please note this course is not included in the congress fee, there is a additional registration for this course.

To register, click HERE.

08.30 – 10.30

PLENARY SESSION 3 YOUNG INVESTIGATOR PRIZE SESSION

10.30 – 11.00

COFFEE BREAK

11.00 – 12.30

PARALLEL SESSION 13 SEVERE BPD

Ethical decision making in lung failure
AAE Verhagen (Netherlands)

BPD-associated pulmonary hypertension
Robin Steinhorn (United States)

PARALLEL SESSION 14 TRANSITION TO ADULT LIFE

Cognition and attainment
Neil Marlow (United Kingdom)

Psychiatric outcomes
Chiara Nosarti (United Kingdom)

Cardiovascular health
Petteri Hovi (Finland)

PARALLEL SESSION 15 BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN NEONATAL PALLIATIVE CARE AND DEVELOPMENTAL CARE

TBA
Jacques Sizun (France)

TBA
Jos Latour (United Kingdom)

PARALLEL SESSION 16 OUTCOME MEASURES IN CLINICAL STUDIES OF PRETERM BABIES

Composite outcomes in clinical NICU studies – pros and cons
Keith Barrington (Canada)

Measuring risk of postnatal endpoints
Olga Basso (Canada)

PARALLEL SESSION 17 INFECTIOUS DISEASE

12.30 – 13.30

LUNCH BREAK

13.30 – 14.30

POSTER SESSION

14.30 – 16.30

PARALLEL SESSION 18 TBA

PARALLEL SESSION 19 OXYGENATION IN THE NEWBORN AND INFANT PERIOD

Embryonic and Fetal oxygenation and oxygen control
Satyan Lakshminrusimha (United States)

Oxygenation in the transition from fetal to newborn life
Max Vento (Spain)

Oxygen targets beyond the delivery room
Ola D Saugstad (Norway)

Oxygenation and growth in BPD
Robin Steinhorn (United States)

PARALLEL SESSION 20 VENTILATION SUPPORT SESSION

Update on NIVM
TBA

Closed loop FiO2 controle
Nelson Claure (United States)

PARALLEL SESSION 21 DIGITAL PATIENT CARE – THE NEW DIMENSION ? 

Digital information – support or challenge? 
Silke Mader (Germany)

Web Camera Use in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: Impact on Nursing Workflow 
GIllian Kennedy (United Kingdom)

PARALLEL SESSION 22 NUTRITION OF THE ELBWI: IMPROVING NUTRITIONAL CARE

Electrolyte needs and balance in the EBLW, how to avoid disturbances 
Silvia Iacobelli (France)

How to integrate enteral intake when administering parenteral nutrition in ELBW infants?
Sissel Moltu (Norway)

PARALLEL SESSION 23 BIOMARKES IN TERM NEONATAL ENCEPHALOPATHY

Biomarkers in neonatal brak injury: can a systems biology approach lead us to the Holy Grail ?
Deidre Murray (Ireland)

Metabolic phenotyping for the identification of candidate biomarkers in neonatal encephalopathy
Benjamin Blaise (France)

16.30 – 17.00

COFFEE BREAK

17.00 – 18.00

PLENARY SESSION 4 WILL BIG DATA WILL CHANGE THE FUTURE?

TBA
Carolyn McGregor (Canada)

Big Data and Genetic Encephalopathic epilepsy
Mark Johnson (United Kingdom)

Organoids and Undifferentiated Pluripotent Stem Cells
Wieland Huttner (Germany)

+ Fri 03rd Nov

09.00 – 11.00

PARALLEL SESSION 25 EFFECT OF STRESS IN THE DEVELOPING CHILD

Prenatal stress and its effects on the fetus and the child
Vivette Glover (United Kingdom)

Stress in health and disease; Stress, learning and plasticity
TBA

PARALLEL SESSION 26 Neuroprotection, EPO trial

Sunny Juul (United States)

PARALLEL SESSION 27 NEW INSIGHTS IN FUTURE NEONATAL CARE

Tick-tock … pharmacotherapy and our body clock
Bert van der Horst (Netherlands)

Chronobiology in neonatology
Irwin Reiss (Germany)

PARALLEL SESSION 28 PHYSIOLOGY

PARALLEL SESSION 29 TRAINING GUIDELINES FOR NEONATOLOGIST PERFORMED ECOCARDIOGRAPHY (NPE) – AN INTERCONTINENTAL DEBATE

The North-American perspective
Patrick McNamara (Canada)

The Australian perspective
Nick Evans (Australia)

The United Kingdom perspective
Yogen Singh (United Kingdom)

The European perspective
Afif El-Khuffash (Ireland)

PARALLEL SESSION 30 MEASURING QUALITY OF CARE IN NEONATAL CARE

TBA
Boubou Hallberg (Sweden)

11.00 – 11.30

COFFEE BREAK

11.30 – 12.30

PLENARY SESSION 5 IPRF PLENARY SESSION

Human Organoid a new way to study neurological disorders
Wieland Huttner (Germany)

From Population and Personalized Genomics to Personalized Medicine
Manolis Dermitzakis (Switzerland)

12.30 – 13.30

LUNCH BREAK

13.30 – 15.00

POSTER SESSION

15.00 – 17.00

PARALLEL SESSION 31 TBA

CMV cellular and molecular mechanisms
Pierre Szepetowski (France)

ZIKA congenital encephalopathies
Ferdinando Di Cunto (Italy)

PARALLEL SESSION 32 STEROIDS IN NEONATOLOGY

Antenatal corticosteroids – current controversies
Lex Doyle (Australia)

Update on postnatal systemic and inhaled corticosteroids
Olivier Baud (France)

Update on respiratory stimulants and diuretics in BPD prevention
Christian Poets (Germany)

PARALLEL SESSION 33 PERINATAL EPIDEMIOLOGY

Registry based perinatal epidemiology: the importance of sibling and generation data
Rolv Skjaerven (Norway)

Tests and prediction (biomarkers) of outcomes within perinatology and newborn medicine
TBA

Battling bad science in perinatal epidemiology
TBA

PARALLEL SESSION 34 HUMAN MILK FEEDING FOR THE PRETERM INFANT

Feeding strategies in neonates: the SIFT feeding trial
Jon Dorling (United Kingdom)

PARALLEL SESSION 35 TBA

PARALLEL SESSION 35 COINN GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE IN NEONATAL CARE

COINN’s leadership and partnerships to decrease mortality and morbidity and improve neonatal care – global perspective 
Karen New (Australia)

Using parent experiences for learning – exploring the use of parent narratives to inform education in neonatal care
Julia Petty (United Kingdom)

Not just neonatal survival – Developmental and Behavioural Surveillance for pre-school children born preterm
Margo Pritchard (Australia)

17.00 – 17.30

COFFEE BREAK

17.00 – 18.00

PLENARY SESSION 6 THE NEED OF MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACHES IN RESEARCH

The benefit of an equal partnership with parents in research
Mark Turner (United Kingdom)

How to involve and empower parents in research projects
Nicole Thiele (Germany)

The benefit of an active partnership with nurses in research
Agnes van den Hoogen (Netherlands)

+ Sat 04th Nov

09.00 – 11.00

PARALLEL SESSION 36 SENSORY OUTCOMES

Long term effects of neonatal pain
Suellen Walker (United Kingdom)

How harmful are anaesthetics
Andrew Davidson (Australia)

PARALLEL SESSION 37 TBA

Role of mitochondria and autophagy in perinatal brain damage
Henrik Hagberg (United Kingdom)

Autophagic cell death in perinatal brain injury: does it matter?
Anita Truttmann (Switzerland)

PARALLEL SESSION 38 FETAL GROWTH – SIZE MATTERS

A database on fetal growth
Stephen Kennedy (United Kingdom)

Fetal lung imaging
TBA

PARALLEL SESSION 39 PROGRAMMING BY EARLY NUTRITION IN PRETERM INFANTS: WHAT IS KNOW, WHAT IS HYPOTHESIZED?

Early nutrition and long term cardiovascular health
Umberto Simeoni (Switzerland)

Early nutrition of the preterm and metabolic diseases
TBA

PARALLEL SESSION 40 NURSE SPECIALIST AND NURSE PRACTITIONER ROLES AND PRACTICES

New professional roles in neonatology, challenges and regulations
Odile Frauenfelder (the Netherlands)

Neonatal nursing, where we are and where we are going – the evolving role of NPs 
Karen Walker (Australia)

Case presentation: A neonate who suddenly collapses- deciphering the differential diagnoses 
Karen Walker (Australia)

PARALLEL SESSION 41 FETAL BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN HOSPITAL AND OUT-PATIENT CARE FOR HOSPITALISED NEWBORNS

George Damhuis (The Netherlands)
Kai König (Switzerland)

11.00 – 11.30

COFFEE BREAK

11.30 – 13.00

CLOSING SESSION PERSONALIZED MEDICINE

Epigenetics: an evolutionary perspective on chronic disease
Jonathan Wells (United Kingdom)

The impact of early life experiences on long term phenotype
Moshe Szyf (Canada)