Infant Journal
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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, 2024

Monday, 24 June 2024 to Tuesday, 25 June 2024
REaSoN Neonatal Meeting 2024
Venue: Holywell Park Conference Centre, Loughborough University and virtual online
REaSoN has evolved over 30 years as a prestigious and educationally rewarding annual conference for doctors, nurses, ANNPs, nurse educators and others with a shared interest in neonatology. The meeting provides dedicated sessions that cover current research evidence, quality improvement, nursing hot topics, ethics and frontier science. It attracts leading UK and International speakers and lively debate is encouraged. Early bird registration before 4 March 2024.


July, 2024

Tuesday, 2 July 2024 to Thursday, 4 July 2024
Best Practice in Neonatology
Venue: Ljubljana, Slovenia
This is the first joint congress of the Union of European Neonatal & Perinatal Societies (UENPS) and the European Foundation for the Care of Newborn Infants (EFCNI). Save the date – more information to follow.


September, 2024

Tuesday, 10 September 2024 to Wednesday, 11 September 2024
BAPM Annual Conference
Venue: Hybrid: Sheffield Hallam University and online
The BAPM annual conference is aimed at everyone who works in perinatal care. It delivers the latest evidence on essential clinical topics as well as the chance for delegates to network and learn together. Topics include: improving learning from death reviews; improving family experiences; precision medicine; drug safety; decision making in perinatal medicine.


Wednesday, 11 September 2024 to Friday, 13 September 2024
XXIX European Congress of Perinatal Medicine
Venue: University of Vienna, Austria
Organised by the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, ECPM 2024 brings together groups and individuals in Europe that are interested in promoting the science of perinatal medicine for the benefit of mothers and their children.


Monday, 16 September 2024 to Tuesday, 17 September 2024
2nd European Perinatal and Pediatric Epidemiology Conference
Venue: Copenhagen, Denmark
Date for the diary.


Thursday, 19 September 2024 to Friday, 20 September 2024
3rd International Conference on Neonatology
Venue: Paris, France
Neonatology 2024: Investigating trends in paediatric care and neonatology. A platform for academics and experts to discuss innovation and technology through social change. A collaboration of researchers and students from across the world, with speeches and plenary meetings held around the theme ‘Supporting newborn development’. It will provide a broad platform to discuss the latest ideas and insights in paediatric medicine.


Monday, 23 September 2024 to Tuesday, 24 September 2024
NeoCard-UK 2024
Venue: Edgbaston Park Hotel Birmingham and online
The 15th Neonatal Cardiology and Haemodynamics conference (NeoCard-UK) 2024 will consist of two days of high-quality educational content aimed at neonatologists, paediatricians, paediatric cardiologists, paediatric intensivists, advanced neonatal nurse practitioners and neonatal nurses.

Telephone: 01438 751519

Thursday, 26 September 2024 to Saturday, 28 September 2024
Twins Congress 2024
Venue: Perugia, Italy
The joint 7th World Congress on Twin Pregnancy a Global Prospective, and the 19th Congress of the International Society Twin Studies (ISTS). Topics include: Emerging methods in twin research; Genomic studies of complex trails; Large collaborative studies in twin birth cohorts; Neuroimaging and the brain; New developments with the biology and genetics of twinning; prenatal screening and diagnosis; Omics twin studies; Perinatal mortality and morbidity in multiple pregnancy; Preterm birth and prematurity; Twin-related complications.


October, 2024

Saturday, 12 October 2024 to Sunday, 13 October 2024
STAN: Stabilisation and Transfer of the Acutely Unwell Neonate
Venue: Maidstone, Kent
Stabilisation and Transfer of the Acutely unwell Neonate (STAN) is a course specially developed to teach and embed the theoretical understanding and practical skills needed for a safe and efficient neonatal transfer. Through lectures, small group case-based tutorials, workshops and high-definition simulation, this course helps to build confidence for the new transport clinician and provide valuable CPD and networking opportunities for more experienced colleagues.


Sunday, 13 October 2024 to Tuesday, 15 October 2024
4th Annual Trauma Informed Developmental Care Conference
Venue: Hilton Boston Park Plaza, Boston, USA
Formerly known as the Science & Soul Congress, this meeting brings together heart-centred, mission-driven health and human service professionals serving babies, children and families. The aim is to cultivate meaningful practices and routines that reduce distress and suffering for professionals and those they serve.


Tuesday, 15 October 2024 to Thursday, 17 October 2024
RCOG World Congress 2024
Venue: Muscat, Oman
This collaborative event between the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and the Omani Society of Obstetrics and Gynaecology offers professionals from around the world the opportunity to learn about the latest developments in a variety of specialties over three days.


November, 2024

Saturday, 16 November 2024 to Sunday, 17 November 2024
Neonatal Echo Course
Venue: St George's Hospital, London
This two-day hands-on clinical course teaches basic echocardiography skills and basic aspects of congenital heart disease together with the use of echocardiography. It concentrates on topics relevant to the busy neonatologist such as assessment of ductal shunting, pulmonary hypertension and management of the hypotensive infant using echocardiography.


Wednesday, 20 November 2024 to Thursday, 21 November 2024
Baby Friendly Initiative Annual Conference
Venue: Virtual online
The Baby Friendly Annual Conference brings together those involved in the care of babies, their parents and families to learn about research and innovations in the fields of infant feeding and relationship building.


Monday, 25 November 2024 to Thursday, 28 November 2024
Imperial College London Neonatal Update 2024
Venue: BMA House, London
The art and science of newborn care. Neonatal Update is an established annual event produced by Imperial College London. It has origins in a meeting established over 40 years ago and is renowned for its innovative programme incorporating contributions from a wide range of world-leading scientists and clinical researchers. The aim is to introduce delegates to areas of science not necessarily met in their day-to-day activities, to widen horizons and to foster new collaborations.

Contact: Georgina Holmes / Clodagh Keogh
Telephone: +44 7747 866 638

Thursday, 28 November 2024 to Saturday, 30 November 2024
16th Excellence in Pediatric Conference
Venue: World Trade Center Barcelona
This year promises an even more enriching experience, where the brightest minds in paediatrics converge to share knowledge, discuss challenges and explore innovative solutions for advancing child health. Ninety speakers and academics from all paediatric specialty fields. One conference for all, from neonates to adolescents, covering all paediatric specialties. Five parallel halls full of sesssions offering an integrated learning experience.

Telephone: +41 43 21 55 937

December, 2024

Thursday, 5 December 2024 to Sunday, 8 December 2024
INAC2024 9th International Neonatal Association Conference
Venue: Leonardo Royal Berlin Hotel, Germany
Annual gathering of clinicians in neonatology-perinatology offering an international platform to share scientific work, state-of-the-art presentations and recent advances. It will address practical problems in neonatology with a global lens. Includes pre-conference workshops.


January, 2025

Wednesday, 8 January 2025 to Friday, 10 January 2025
BPNA 2025 Annual Conference
Venue: Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford
A hybrid event in the city of Oxford. The Oxford team and the British Paediatric Neurology Association (BPNA) Research Committee are looking forward to receiving your submissions and publishing all the great work you have done over the last year. There will be some new and returning features at the next conference including research workshops, annual general meeting, specialist interest groups, etc. There will be some amazing speakers with clinical medicine and science in equal measure. Abstract closing date: 2 September, 2024.

Telephone: +44 (0)1865 273525

March, 2025

Wednesday, 26 March 2025 to Saturday, 29 March 2025
7th European Congress on Intrapartum Care
Venue: Madrid, Spain
Organised by the Intrapartum Fetal Monitoring Study Group of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, ECIC 2025 aims to promote intrapartum fetal monitoring training, research collaboration, and development of standards and guidelines. Save the date.