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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.

April, 2021

Thursday, 22 April 2021 to Sunday, 25 April 2021
EAP 2021
Venue: Online virtual conference
The European Academy of Paediatrics Association is changing its 2021 congress from face-to-face to virtual. The EAP 2021 Congress and MasterCourse will now take place on a virtual platform that will allow delegates to network with participants, attend lectures, visit the exhibitors and more. Call for abstracts: submission deadline 1 December 2020

Web: www.eap-congress.org/

Wednesday, 28 April 2021 to Friday, 30 April 2021
Global CDH Conference
Venue: Virtual online conference
The annual congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) conference, sponsored by CDH International will give delegates the opportunity to meet patients and families, learn about the latest CDH research, participate in round table discussions, and enjoy the traditional pizza party virtually. Submit research posters before 15 April.

Web: www.cdhconference.org

April 30, 2021
NEDS Course (Preterm Stabilisation)
Venue: Southampton General Hospital
The Neonatal Ethics Difficult Situations course combines lectures, workshops, and simulation to help deliver training in approaching neonatal emergencies and difficult situations. The course offers participants the opportunity to work in small groups to manage a range of simulated neonatal emergencies alongside a team of neonatologists, experienced neonatal nurses and ethicists.

Web: www.mproveacademy.com/mprove-academy/face-to-face-learning/neonatal-emergencies-difficult-situations-course/southampton/30-04-2021

May, 2021

May 5, 2021
Saving Babies Lives: Reducing Stillbirth
Venue: Virtual online conference
This conference focuses on implementing version 2 of the Saving Babies Lives care bundle. The programme will give updates on Saving Babies Lives during the COVID-19 Pandemic and give delegates the opportunity to learn from outstanding practice, reflect on national developments and learning from MBRRACE-UK, improve investigations using the National Perinatal Mortality Review Tool, identify and improve management of risk factors, and understand how to better support women and families following stillbirth.

Web: www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/virtual-online-courses/saving-babies-lives-reducing-still-birth

Thursday, 6 May 2021 to Friday, 7 May 2021
Family & Infant Neurodevelopmental Education Level 1
Venue: Virtual online course
The FINE Level 1 course hosted by Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust is an innovative step-by-step pathway designed to enable neonatal professionals to put theory and evidence behind infant and family-centred, developmentally supportive care into practice. The course will provide a comprehensive overview of the theory, scope and evidence for family-centred developmental care. Topics include: models of developmental care, brain development, skin-to-skin, sensory environment, positive touch and motor development and positioning.

Contact: Nicola Waterson
Email: nicola.waterson@meht.nhs.uk

May 6, 2021
Improving Perinatal Mental Health Services
Venue: Virtual online conference
This conference focuses on improving perinatal mental health services and access and support during and beyond COVID-19. Experts will share best practice tips and advice for supporting men whose partners are experiencing postnatal depression, learning from mother and baby units, supporting mothers at higher risk due to birth trauma or previous mental health issues, and developing the role of perinatal mental health champions.

Web: www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/virtual-online-courses/improving-perinatal-mental-health-crisis-services-reducing-maternal-suicide

May 11, 2021
BAPM Spring Conference
Venue: Virtual online conference
The British Association of Perinatal Medicine spring conference is aimed at paediatric and neonatal trainees and ANNPs and offers the latest evidence on essential clinical topics and a chance to network with staff. Topics include: family-integrated care, hypoglycaemia, renal pathology, respiratory care, fetal medicine for neonatologists, and perinatal optimisation.

Web: www.bapm.org/events/188-bapm-spring-conference

May 14, 2021
Neonatal Difficult Airway Course
Venue: Southampton General 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/southampton/14-05-2021

Tuesday, 25 May 2021 to Thursday, 27 May 2021
Maternal and Infant Health Summit 2021
Venue: Virtual online conference
The third Microbiome Movement - Maternal and Infant Health Summit is returning digitally with the aim of uniting expert industry and academic minds to tackle challenges in understanding, targeting and creating treatments relating to the microbiome, such as maternal health, preterm birth, the vaginal microbiome, breast milk, gut-brain axis, and allergic/metabolic disease. Speakers and attendees come from a diverse group of backgrounds in academia, drug discovery, nutritional product creation and clinical health care – there will be a wide range of opinions and perspectives.

Email: info@microbiome-movement.com
Web: https://microbiome-infant-health.com/

Thursday, 27 May 2021 to Saturday, 29 May 2021
Fifth ECIC
Venue: Belgrade, Serbia
The theme of the 2021 European Congress on Intrapartum Care is making birth safer. Abstract submission deadline: 12 February 2021.

Email: info@eciccongress.eu
Web: www.mcascientificevents.eu/ecic

June, 2021

June 2, 2021
Group B Strep in Pregnancy and Babies Conference
Venue: Virtual online conference
This one-day conference brings together world-leading international experts to talk about GBS prevention policies, different testing options, antibiotic usage and the progress towards a GBS vaccine. The conference is approved by the Royal College of Pathologists for CPD.

Web: https://gbss.org.uk/2021-conference-programme

Friday, 4 June 2021 to Sunday, 6 June 2021
Twins 2021
Venue: Beijing, China
The Joint World Congress on Twin Pregnancy. Topics include: methods in twin research, collaborative studies in twin birth cohorts, twin-related complications, preterm birth and prematurity.

Email: info@twinscongress.org
Web: www.twinscongress.org

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/

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

July, 2021

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/

October, 2021

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

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

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/