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Conferences and Study Days

Here is a list of forthcoming meetings, conferences and study days. To add your event to the list simply or telephone (01279) 714508

The latest details of neonatal and paediatric study days and conferences are published monthly in our free monthly news email Bulletin, which can be obtained by filling out our request form.

June, 2021

Tuesday, 15 June 2021 to Thursday, 17 June 2021
RCPCH Conference
Venue: Virtual online conference
The 2021 Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health conference will take place online. Abstract submission until 10 March.

Web: https://www.rcpch.ac.uk/news-events/rcpch-conference

Tuesday, 15 June 2021 to Friday, 18 June 2021
ESPNIC 2021
Venue: Virtual online conference
The 31st meeting of the European Society of Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care will be a mixture of live sessions and pre-recorded presentations, all available on demand to view whenever you choose.

Web: https://espnic2021.kenes.com/

June 18, 2021
Neonatal Difficult Airway Course
Venue: Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital
This course addresses human factors, human resource management, development of pathways and difficult airway trolleys in management of the difficult neonatal airway.

Web: www.mproveacademy.com/mprove-academy/face-to-face-learning/neonatal-difficult-airway-course/exeter/18-06-2021

June 24, 2021
N3 Neonatal Nutrition Study Day
Venue: Online virtual study day
This multi-professional study day will explore a range of topics related to the nutritional needs of premature and sick babies. Following talks from expert speakers, participants will have the opportunity to apply their knowledge to a range of case studies in small multi-professional groups.

Web: http://training.ucheducationcentre.org/home/viewcourse/509/

Thursday, 24 June 2021 to Friday, 25 June 2021
Neonatal Society Summer Meeting
Venue: Royal Society of Medicine, London (on-site) and virtual online
The Neonatal Society Summer Meeting 2021 will be a hybrid meeting with a limited number of in-person attendees in addition to online attendees from around the world. Presentations include: long term outcomes after extreme prematurity; advances in diagnosis, prognosis and management of perinatal brain injury over three decades; development of the respiratory microbiota and its role in susceptibility to infection, and optical neuromonitoring in neonatal encephalopathy. Abstract submission until 20th May.

Web: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/neonatal-society-summer-meeting-2021-tickets-151192828821

June 24, 2021
Great Practice in Paediatric Long-term Ventilation
Venue: Online conference
For all paediatric consultants and nurses working with long-term ventilation patients. This virtual conference will look into common challenges of transition, discharge and ethical decision making.

Email: nichola.cadwallader@sbk-healthcare.co.uk
Web: www.sbk-healthcare.co.uk/events/great-practice-in-paediatric-long-term-ventilation

Monday, 28 June 2021 to Tuesday, 29 June 2021
REaSoN 2021
Venue: Online virtual conference
The REaSoN neonatal meeting aims to stimulate debate and promote the best standards of care in neonatal medicine. For those with an interest in all aspects of neonatology. This year's meeting will be a virtual event. Date for the diary.

Email: abi@cfsevents.co.uk
Web: www.reasonmeeting.co.uk

Monday, 28 June 2021 to Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Neonatal Simulation Instructor Course
Venue: Southampton General Hospital
The MPROvE neonatal simulation instructor training course helps to train multidisciplinary teams in the delivery of neonatal simulation.

Web: www.mproveacademy.com/mprove-academy/face-to-face-learning/neonatal-simulation-instructor-course/southampton/28-06-2021

June 30, 2021
An Introduction to the NICE Guideline on Postnatal Care
Venue: Online conference
A webinar presented by the Royal Society of Medicine. The revised NICE postnatal guidelines is a welcomed important development in this area and highlights key recommendations. Expert speakers on this subject will update healthcare professionals, commissioners of primary and secondary care services, voluntary workers and parents on the revised NICE postnatal guidelines to improve postnatal care in England and Wales. Topics include: key objectives in the guidelines; recommendations and implications for practice, and first-hand insights from practitioners about how new initiatives are improving postnatal care.

Web: www.rsm.ac.uk/events/maternity-and-newborn/2020-21/mbp54/

July, 2021

Thursday, 1 July 2021 to Friday, 2 July 2021
COVID-19 in Pregnancy and Early Childhood
Venue: Online virtual conference
Obstetrician gynaecologists, neonatologists, paediatricians, and perinatologists will focus on aspects pf COVID-19 that impact women's and children's health, such as transplacental transmission of SARS-CoV-2, risk of miscarriage/fetal loss, psychological consequences, severe cases, and more. The main scientific sessions include: physiopathology of COVID-19 during pregnancy, perinatal and neonatal COVID-19, COVID-19 and prematurity, health and ethics.

Web: www.mcascientificevents.eu/covid-in-pregnancy/

Thursday, 8 July 2021 to Sunday, 11 July 2021
Sixth International Neonatology Association Conference
Venue: Budapest, Hungary
INAC, the highly acclaimed annual gathering of clinicians in neonatology and perinatology, offers an international platform for sharing scientific work, state-of-the-art care paradigms and recent advances. The forum facilitates global networking, pre-conference workshops and scientific sessions.

Web: https://worldneonatology.com/2021

Wednesday, 14 July 2021 to Saturday, 17 July 2021
XXVII European Congress of Perinatal Medicine
Venue: Lisbon, Portugal
The European Association of Perinatal Medicine (EAPM) in collaboration with the European Foundation for the Care of Newborn Infants (EFCNI), brings together the best in obstetrics and neonatology. Topics include neonatal haemodynamics, general neonatology, preterm labour and rupture of membranes, and screening and diagnosis of fetal malformations. Call for abstracts, deadline 30 April 2021.

Web: www.mcascientificevents.eu/ecpm/

July 19, 2021
Enabling Early Discharge in your Neonatal Outreach Service
Venue: Online conference
Come together with neonatal outreach teams from across the country to network, share experiences and build skills to drive forward discharge planning. Attend this unique study day to ensure that your service maximises its support for both babies and their parents while exploring new ways to develop your neonatal outreach team.

Email: nichola.cadwallader@sbk-healthcare.co.uk
Web: www.sbk-healthcare.co.uk/events/enabling-early-discharge-in-your-neonatal-outreach-service

September, 2021

September 2, 2021
BMFMS Prenatal Genomics Study Day
Venue: Online meeting
The British Maternal and Fetal Medicine Society study day (held in collaboration with the Fetal Genomics Group) is intended for obstetricians, fetal medicine specialists, clinical geneticists and genetic counsellors, midwives and paediatricians. Topics include: • latest developments in prenatal testing: microarray and exomes • counselling before and after tests • non-invasive prenatal testing and non-invasive prenatal diagnosis • pre-implantation genetic diagnosis • close-relative marriage and genetic risk • running a joint fetal-medicine genetics clinic.

Web: www.bmfms.org.uk/professionals/events/71/bmfms_prenatal_genomics_study_day

Tuesday, 7 September 2021 to Thursday, 9 September 2021
Third Neonatal Neurology Conference
Venue: Hybrid conference: 3 days online virtual or 2 days virtual + in-person at Luton for day 3
Experts from the US, Australia, New Zealand, Netherlands, Iceland, Sweden, Ireland and the UK will present the latest advances in neonatal encephalopathy, therapeutic hypothermia, neonatal seizures, neonatal imaging and other topics related to neonatal neurology. The conference includes interactive sessions and discussions.

Web: www.lutonneocon.co.uk/fom-neurology

September 10, 2021
Family & Infant Neurodevelopmental Education Level 1 (Part 2)
Venue: Live online workshop
The FINE Level 1 Part 2 study day is a multidisciplinary course that introduces the scientific evidence, theory and practical implications of infant and family centred developmental care (IFCDC). The course is recommended for everyone working in hospital settings that care for preterm or newborn infants, it aims to explain the theory of IFCDC, introduce key principles that underpin best practice, illuminate strengths and challenges in practice, and explore practical ways to enhance practice. Please ensure you have allowed sufficient time to complete FINE Level 1 Part 1 (online training to be completed in your own time) before attending this workshop.

Web: https://finetraininguk.com/fine-courses/

September 17, 2021
Establishing and Supporting Neonatal Home Phototherapy
Venue: Online workshop
For NHS neonatal professionals to find out how to successfully implement a neonatal home phototherapy service. Discover how to develop a trust guideline, build a business case and improve multidisciplinary working in order to get babies home sooner.

Email: nichola.cadwallader@sbk-healthcare.co.uk
Web: www.sbk-healthcare.co.uk/events/establishing-and-supporting-neonatal-home-phototherapy

Tuesday, 21 September 2021 to Wednesday, 22 September 2021
Advancing Lactation Science to Improve Care
Venue: Online virtual conference
Medela’s 15th Global Breastfeeding and Lactation Symposium brings together human milk and lactation experts for the opportunity to understand new insights, research and discoveries. This year’s symposium focusses on: protecting human milk and breastfeeding in a COVID-19 world, progressing clinical standards of care for lactation, and translating evidence to practice to improve outcomes.

Email: symposium@medela.com
Web: www.medela.com/breastfeeding-professionals/news-events/congress-2021

October, 2021

Monday, 4 October 2021 to Tuesday, 5 October 2021
BAPM Annual Conference: Addressing Inequalities
Venue: Online virtual conference
The annual meeting of the British Association of Perinatal Medicine. Save the date, registration coming soon. Abstract submission now open – deadline 4 July 2021.

Telephone: +44(0) 1438 751519
Email: lucy@cfsevents.co.uk
Web: www.cfsevents.co.uk

Thursday, 7 October 2021 to Saturday, 9 October 2021
10th Europaediatrics Congress
Venue: Zagreb, Croatia
The congress is the highlight of the activities of the European Paediatric Association and the Union of National European Paediatric Societies and Associations (EPA-UNEPSA).This event brings together paediatricians and child health professionals from all around Europe with the goal of promoting health and wellbeing, prevention of injuries and diseases, improving safety in children's hospitals, families and social communities.

Email: registration@europaediatrics2021.org
Web: www.europaediatrics2020.org/en

October 12, 2021
Family & Infant Neurodevelopmental Education Level 1 (Part 2)
Venue: Live online workshop
The FINE Level 1 Part 2 study day is a multidisciplinary course that introduces the scientific evidence, theory and practical implications of infant and family centred developmental care (IFCDC). The course is recommended for everyone working in hospital settings that care for preterm or newborn infants, it aims to explain the theory of IFCDC, introduce key principles that underpin best practice, illuminate strengths and challenges in practice, and explore practical ways to enhance practice. Please ensure you have allowed sufficient time to complete FINE Level 1 Part 1 (online training to be completed in your own time) before attending this workshop.

Web: https://finetraininguk.com/fine-courses/

November, 2021

Thursday, 4 November 2021 to Friday, 5 November 2021
UK National Neonatal Transport Group Conference
Venue: The Nottingham Belfry
An opportunity for neonatal transport professionals to share good practice, ideas and experiences. Topics to include: transport research, history of ambulances, annual data, challenges of mobile ECMO, oral presentations. Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points will be applied for. Save the date.

Email: daisy@cfsevents.co.uk
Web: www.cfsevents.co.uk

November 10, 2021
Family & Infant Neurodevelopmental Education Level 1 (Part 2)
Venue: Live online workshop
The FINE Level 1 Part 2 study day is a multidisciplinary course that introduces the scientific evidence, theory and practical implications of infant and family centred developmental care (IFCDC). The course is recommended for everyone working in hospital settings that care for preterm or newborn infants, it aims to explain the theory of IFCDC, introduce key principles that underpin best practice, illuminate strengths and challenges in practice, and explore practical ways to enhance practice. Please ensure you have allowed sufficient time to complete FINE Level 1 Part 1 (online training to be completed in your own time) before attending this workshop.

Web: https://finetraininguk.com/fine-courses/

November 29, 2021
Family & Infant Neurodevelopmental Education Level 1 (Part 2)
Venue: Live online workshop
The FINE Level 1 Part 2 study day is a multidisciplinary course that introduces the scientific evidence, theory and practical implications of infant and family centred developmental care (IFCDC). The course is recommended for everyone working in hospital settings that care for preterm or newborn infants, it aims to explain the theory of IFCDC, introduce key principles that underpin best practice, illuminate strengths and challenges in practice, and explore practical ways to enhance practice. Please ensure you have allowed sufficient time to complete FINE Level 1 Part 1 (online training to be completed in your own time) before attending this workshop.

Web: https://finetraininguk.com/fine-courses/

December, 2021

Thursday, 2 December 2021 to Saturday, 4 December 2021
Excellence in Pediatrics 2021
Venue: Amsterdam, Netherlands, with the option to attend online
The 13th EiP Conference will provide delegates with access to the latest practical paediatric advice. The programme has been designed to provide a comprehensive overview of the main paediatric specialties covering all stages of life from infancy and early years, through to adolescent health. Abstract submission now open.

Web: https://eip-pediatrics-conference.ineip.org/