09.00 – 10.30

WORKSHOP I – TRANSITION / STABILIZATION / RESUSCITATION
Chair: O.D. Saugstad, Oslo; Ling Liu, Guiyang

Neonatal resuscitation guidelines: Scientific rationale and evidence
Ola D. Saugstad, Oslo, Norway

Emergencies in the delivery room:
When cardio-pulmonary transition fails – strategy and technique
Charles C. Röhr, Oxford, UK

Interactive Discussion

09.00 – 10.30

WORKSHOP II – BRAIN AND RETINAL INJURY
Chair: S. Lusyati, Jakarta; J Mao, Shengyang

HIE treatment: Cooling plus …
Rangasamy Ramanathan, Los Angeles, USA

Risk factors and pathogenesis of ROP
Ann Hellström, Göteborg, Sweden

Interactive Discussion

10.30 – 12.00

WORKSHOP III – OPTIMAL NON-INVASIVE AND CONVENTIONAL VENTILATION
Chair: A.H.L. van Kaam, Amsterdam; F.-C. Cheah, Kuala Lumpur

Mechanical ventilation: Indication and limitation
Anton H.L. van Kaam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

How can we reduce length of mechanical ventilation?
– The role of non-invasive ventilatory support  –
Rangasamy Ramanathan, Los Angeles, USA

Interactive Discussion

10.30 – 12.00

WORKSHOP IV – PRETERM BIRTH AND ASSOCIATED PROBLEMS
Chair: J. Oei, Sydney; Q Feng, Beijing

Preterm birth: a highly heterogeneous syndrome
Stephen Kennedy, Oxford, UK

Extreme prematurity – how low can we go and is it worth it?
Julee Oei, Sydney, Australia

Interactive Discussion

12.00 – 13.00

LUNCH BREAK

13.00 – 15.00

WORKSHOP V – GUIDELINES FOR AN OPTIMAL TREATMENT OF RDS
Chair: C.P. Speer, Würzburg; Lizhong Du, Hangzhou; Chao Chen, Shanghai

European Guidelines for the management of RDS
David G. Sweet, Belfast, Northern Ireland

 

Round Table Discussion

“European Guidelines” and Chinese NICU practice

– differences and consensus –

D.G. Sweet, C.P. Speer, Lizhong Du, Chao Chen and invited discussant from Chinese neonatologists (TBD).

15.00 – 18.00

WORKSHOP VI – MORBIDITY AND MORTALITY OF PRETERM INFANTS IN DEVELOPING ASIAN COUNTRIES
Chair: B. Sun, Shanghai; Ranjan Pejaver, Bangalore

Binod Lal Bajracharya, Kathmandu, Nepal

Fook-Choe Cheah, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Sethikar Im, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Maya Lakshminarasimhan, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Socorro De Leon-Mendoza, Manila, Philippines

Setyadewi Lusyati, Jakarta, Indonesia

Tinh T. Nguyen, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

M Shahidullah, Dhaka

G Altynbaeva, Almaty

Hla Myat Nwe, Yangon, Myanmar

18.00

WELCOME RECEPTION

18.00 – 21.00

SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM/ SYMPOSIA

08.00 – 08.30

OPENING CEREMONY

Welcome Address
Bo Sun, Shanghai, China; Christian P. Speer, Würzburg, Germany

08.30 – 10.00

THE GOLDEN FIRST MINUTES

Chair: A.H.L. van Kaam, Amsterdam; J Zhu, Shanghai

 

08.30 – 08.50

Delivery room management and resuscitation: A critical resumé
Ola D. Saugstad, Oslo, Norway 

08.50 – 09.10

Devices used for neonatal stabilization – state of the art 2018
Charles C. Röhr, Oxford, UK

09.10 – 09.30

Oxygen for preterm infant resuscitation: Short- and long-term outcomes
Julee Oei, Sydney, Australia

09.30 – 10.00

Panel Discussion

10.00 – 10.30

BREAK

10.30 – 12.15

OPTIMAL RESPIRATORY CARE

Chair: R.J. Martin, Cleveland; B Sun, Shanghai

 

10.30 – 10.50

Non-invasive ventilation strategies:
From the delivery room to the NICU
Charles C. Röhr, Oxford, UK

10.50 – 11.10

How to deal with CPAP-failure?
Peter Dargaville, Hobart, Australia

11.10 – 11.30

Lung protective ventilation using conventional and high-frequency ventilation
Anton H.L. van Kaam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

11.30 – 11.50

Minimally invasive surfactant administration: Useful or only fashionable?
Peter Dargaville, Hobart, Australia

11.50 – 12.15

Panel Discussion

12.15 – 14.00

LUNCH BREAK

12.45 – 13.45

POSTER WALK
Chair: A. Liubsys, Vilnius; T.F. Yeh, Taipei; Q Feng, Beijing

SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM

14.00 – 15.45

BRONCHOPULMONARY DYSPLASIA

Chair: P.C. Ng, Hong Kong; B Sun, Shanghai

 

14.00 – 14.20

Current strategies for the management of BPD
Huayan Zhang, Philadelphia, USA

14.20 – 14.40

Caffeine from delivery room to discharge and beyond: really?
Rangasamy Ramanathan, Los Angeles, USA

14.40 – 15.00

Postnatal steroids for BPD?
Anton H.L. van Kaam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

15.00 – 15.20

Why do former preterm infants wheeze?
Richard J.  Martin, Cleveland, USA

15.20 – 15.45

Panel Discussion

15.45 – 16.30

BREAK & POSTER WALK

Chair: F.-C. Cheah, Kuala Lumpur; C.C. Röhr, Oxford, Dezhi Mu, Chengdu; C Chen, Shanghai

 

16.30 – 18.00

NEONATAL SEPSIS

Chair: J Zhu, Shanghai; Y Cao, Shanghai

 

16.30 – 16.50

Nosocomial sepsis: The Damocles sword continues to swing
Christian P. Speer, Würzburg, Germany

16.50 – 17.10

Antibiotics for the newborn baby: Friends or foes?
Arunas Liubsys, Vilnius, Lithuania

17.10 – 17.30

Transient adrenocortical insufficiency of prematurity: a reason to worry?
Pak C. Ng, Hong Kong, China

17.30 – 18.00

Panel Discussion

18:00 – 21:00 

SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM/ SYMPOSIA

08.15 – 10.15

NUTRITION, NEC AND GROWTH
Chair: S. De Leon-Mendoza, Manila; M Hei, Beijing, C Liu, Shijiazhuang

08.15 – 08.45

Special lecture
Preterm Nutrition in 2018
Neena Modi, London, UK

08.45 – 09.05

The key for successful feeding of the premature baby
Arunas Liubsys, Vilnius, Lithuania

09.05 – 09.25

How should the postnatal growth of preterm infants be monitored?
Stephen Kennedy, Oxford, UK

09.25 – 09.45

NEC – What is new in biomarkers?
Pak C. Ng, Hong Kong, China

09.45 – 10.15

Panel Discussion

10.15 – 10.45

BREAK

10.45 – 12.30

BRAIN INJURY, ROP AND OUTCOME
Chair: R. Ramanathan; Los Angeles; D Mu, Chengdu;

10.45 – 11.05

Novel therapies for hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy – personalized medicine
Nicola J. Robertson, London, UK

11.05 – 11.25

Preventive strategies and up-to-date treatment of severe ROP
Anne Hellström, Göteborg, Sweden

11.25 – 11.45

Intermittent hypoxic episodes: Do they matter?
Richard J. Martin, Cleveland, USA

11.45 – 12.05

Outcomes into adulthood for our most immature infants
Lex W. Doyle, Parkville, Australia

12.05 – 12.30

Panel Discussion

12.30 – 14.00

LUNCH BREAK

SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM

14.00 – 15.45

PREVENTIVE STRATEGIES
Chair: R.K. Pejaver, Bangalore; J Mao, Shengyang

14.15 – 14.40

Cardio-metabolic health of preterm infants in adult life
Neena Modi, London, UK

14.40 – 15.05

Antenatal corticosteroids – current controversies
Lex W. Doyle, Parkville, Australia

15.05 – 15.30

Surfactant and Budesonide: A critical appraisal
Tsu F. Yeh, Taipei, Taiwan

15.30 – 15.55

Maximizing respiratory care to improve neurodevelopmental outcom in critically ill preterm infants
Huayan Zhang, Philadelphia, USA

15.55 – 16.20

A neuroprotection bundle of care for preterm infants
Nicola J. Robertson, London, UK

16.20 – 16.50

Panel Discussion

16.50 – 17.00

Concluding Remarks
Christian P. Speer, Würzburg, Germany; Bo Sun, Shanghai, China

+ FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 23

09.00 – 10.30

WORKSHOP I – TRANSITION / STABILIZATION / RESUSCITATION
Chair: O.D. Saugstad, Oslo; Ling Liu, Guiyang

Neonatal resuscitation guidelines: Scientific rationale and evidence
Ola D. Saugstad, Oslo, Norway

Emergencies in the delivery room:
When cardio-pulmonary transition fails – strategy and technique
Charles C. Röhr, Oxford, UK

Interactive Discussion

09.00 – 10.30

WORKSHOP II – BRAIN AND RETINAL INJURY
Chair: S. Lusyati, Jakarta; J Mao, Shengyang

HIE treatment: Cooling plus …
Rangasamy Ramanathan, Los Angeles, USA

Risk factors and pathogenesis of ROP
Ann Hellström, Göteborg, Sweden

Interactive Discussion

10.30 – 12.00

WORKSHOP III – OPTIMAL NON-INVASIVE AND CONVENTIONAL VENTILATION
Chair: A.H.L. van Kaam, Amsterdam; F.-C. Cheah, Kuala Lumpur

Mechanical ventilation: Indication and limitation
Anton H.L. van Kaam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

How can we reduce length of mechanical ventilation?
– The role of non-invasive ventilatory support  –
Rangasamy Ramanathan, Los Angeles, USA

Interactive Discussion

10.30 – 12.00

WORKSHOP IV – PRETERM BIRTH AND ASSOCIATED PROBLEMS
Chair: J. Oei, Sydney; Q Feng, Beijing

Preterm birth: a highly heterogeneous syndrome
Stephen Kennedy, Oxford, UK

Extreme prematurity – how low can we go and is it worth it?
Julee Oei, Sydney, Australia

Interactive Discussion

12.00 – 13.00

LUNCH BREAK

13.00 – 15.00

WORKSHOP V – GUIDELINES FOR AN OPTIMAL TREATMENT OF RDS
Chair: C.P. Speer, Würzburg; Lizhong Du, Hangzhou; Chao Chen, Shanghai

European Guidelines for the management of RDS
David G. Sweet, Belfast, Northern Ireland

 

Round Table Discussion

“European Guidelines” and Chinese NICU practice

– differences and consensus –

D.G. Sweet, C.P. Speer, Lizhong Du, Chao Chen and invited discussant from Chinese neonatologists (TBD).

15.00 – 18.00

WORKSHOP VI – MORBIDITY AND MORTALITY OF PRETERM INFANTS IN DEVELOPING ASIAN COUNTRIES
Chair: B. Sun, Shanghai; Ranjan Pejaver, Bangalore

Binod Lal Bajracharya, Kathmandu, Nepal

Fook-Choe Cheah, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Sethikar Im, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Maya Lakshminarasimhan, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Socorro De Leon-Mendoza, Manila, Philippines

Setyadewi Lusyati, Jakarta, Indonesia

Tinh T. Nguyen, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

M Shahidullah, Dhaka

G Altynbaeva, Almaty

Hla Myat Nwe, Yangon, Myanmar

18.00

WELCOME RECEPTION

18.00 – 21.00

SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM/ SYMPOSIA

+ SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 24

08.00 – 08.30

OPENING CEREMONY

Welcome Address
Bo Sun, Shanghai, China; Christian P. Speer, Würzburg, Germany

08.30 – 10.00

THE GOLDEN FIRST MINUTES

Chair: A.H.L. van Kaam, Amsterdam; J Zhu, Shanghai

 

08.30 – 08.50

Delivery room management and resuscitation: A critical resumé
Ola D. Saugstad, Oslo, Norway 

08.50 – 09.10

Devices used for neonatal stabilization – state of the art 2018
Charles C. Röhr, Oxford, UK

09.10 – 09.30

Oxygen for preterm infant resuscitation: Short- and long-term outcomes
Julee Oei, Sydney, Australia

09.30 – 10.00

Panel Discussion

10.00 – 10.30

BREAK

10.30 – 12.15

OPTIMAL RESPIRATORY CARE

Chair: R.J. Martin, Cleveland; B Sun, Shanghai

 

10.30 – 10.50

Non-invasive ventilation strategies:
From the delivery room to the NICU
Charles C. Röhr, Oxford, UK

10.50 – 11.10

How to deal with CPAP-failure?
Peter Dargaville, Hobart, Australia

11.10 – 11.30

Lung protective ventilation using conventional and high-frequency ventilation
Anton H.L. van Kaam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

11.30 – 11.50

Minimally invasive surfactant administration: Useful or only fashionable?
Peter Dargaville, Hobart, Australia

11.50 – 12.15

Panel Discussion

12.15 – 14.00

LUNCH BREAK

12.45 – 13.45

POSTER WALK
Chair: A. Liubsys, Vilnius; T.F. Yeh, Taipei; Q Feng, Beijing

SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM

14.00 – 15.45

BRONCHOPULMONARY DYSPLASIA

Chair: P.C. Ng, Hong Kong; B Sun, Shanghai

 

14.00 – 14.20

Current strategies for the management of BPD
Huayan Zhang, Philadelphia, USA

14.20 – 14.40

Caffeine from delivery room to discharge and beyond: really?
Rangasamy Ramanathan, Los Angeles, USA

14.40 – 15.00

Postnatal steroids for BPD?
Anton H.L. van Kaam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

15.00 – 15.20

Why do former preterm infants wheeze?
Richard J.  Martin, Cleveland, USA

15.20 – 15.45

Panel Discussion

15.45 – 16.30

BREAK & POSTER WALK

Chair: F.-C. Cheah, Kuala Lumpur; C.C. Röhr, Oxford, Dezhi Mu, Chengdu; C Chen, Shanghai

 

16.30 – 18.00

NEONATAL SEPSIS

Chair: J Zhu, Shanghai; Y Cao, Shanghai

 

16.30 – 16.50

Nosocomial sepsis: The Damocles sword continues to swing
Christian P. Speer, Würzburg, Germany

16.50 – 17.10

Antibiotics for the newborn baby: Friends or foes?
Arunas Liubsys, Vilnius, Lithuania

17.10 – 17.30

Transient adrenocortical insufficiency of prematurity: a reason to worry?
Pak C. Ng, Hong Kong, China

17.30 – 18.00

Panel Discussion

18:00 – 21:00 

SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM/ SYMPOSIA

+ SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 25

08.15 – 10.15

NUTRITION, NEC AND GROWTH
Chair: S. De Leon-Mendoza, Manila; M Hei, Beijing, C Liu, Shijiazhuang

08.15 – 08.45

Special lecture
Preterm Nutrition in 2018
Neena Modi, London, UK

08.45 – 09.05

The key for successful feeding of the premature baby
Arunas Liubsys, Vilnius, Lithuania

09.05 – 09.25

How should the postnatal growth of preterm infants be monitored?
Stephen Kennedy, Oxford, UK

09.25 – 09.45

NEC – What is new in biomarkers?
Pak C. Ng, Hong Kong, China

09.45 – 10.15

Panel Discussion

10.15 – 10.45

BREAK

10.45 – 12.30

BRAIN INJURY, ROP AND OUTCOME
Chair: R. Ramanathan; Los Angeles; D Mu, Chengdu;

10.45 – 11.05

Novel therapies for hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy – personalized medicine
Nicola J. Robertson, London, UK

11.05 – 11.25

Preventive strategies and up-to-date treatment of severe ROP
Anne Hellström, Göteborg, Sweden

11.25 – 11.45

Intermittent hypoxic episodes: Do they matter?
Richard J. Martin, Cleveland, USA

11.45 – 12.05

Outcomes into adulthood for our most immature infants
Lex W. Doyle, Parkville, Australia

12.05 – 12.30

Panel Discussion

12.30 – 14.00

LUNCH BREAK

SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM

14.00 – 15.45

PREVENTIVE STRATEGIES
Chair: R.K. Pejaver, Bangalore; J Mao, Shengyang

14.15 – 14.40

Cardio-metabolic health of preterm infants in adult life
Neena Modi, London, UK

14.40 – 15.05

Antenatal corticosteroids – current controversies
Lex W. Doyle, Parkville, Australia

15.05 – 15.30

Surfactant and Budesonide: A critical appraisal
Tsu F. Yeh, Taipei, Taiwan

15.30 – 15.55

Maximizing respiratory care to improve neurodevelopmental outcom in critically ill preterm infants
Huayan Zhang, Philadelphia, USA

15.55 – 16.20

A neuroprotection bundle of care for preterm infants
Nicola J. Robertson, London, UK

16.20 – 16.50

Panel Discussion

16.50 – 17.00

Concluding Remarks
Christian P. Speer, Würzburg, Germany; Bo Sun, Shanghai, China

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