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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.

January, 2022

January 28, 2022
Scottish Neonatal Nurses' Group Annual Conference 2022
Venue: Virtual online conference
The SNNG annual conference 2022 is a virtual event and includes presentations on: Impact and implications of language; Using QI to support neuroprotection; Parental administration of medicines; Neurological assessment as part of national cooling guidance; The landscape of neonatal education in Scotland; Nursery nurse role in transitional care; Implementing cue-based feeding.


February, 2022

February 2, 2022
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. The conference will consider learning from the MBRRACE-UK rapid care report, and an extended interactive session will focus on crisis prevention and the role of the home treat team. National and local experts will share best practice tips and advice for supporting men whose wives or partners are experiencing PND, 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.


March, 2022

March 3, 2022
Neonatal Nurses Association Annual Conference 2022
The theme for the 2022 conference is ‘Optimising the Neonatal Journey’. Save the date.


March 10, 2022
The Neonatal Society Spring Meeting 2022
Venue: A hybrid event: a virtual meeting with opportunity for attendance at a socially distanced in-person meeting at the Royal Society of Medicine, London
David MacIntyre, Reader in Reproductive Systems Medicine, will present the keynote lecture: Vaginal microbiota-host interactions and preterm birth. Prof David FitzPatrick, Professor and Consultant in Paediatric Genetics, will present the McCance lecture: Paediatric genomics: new methods for diagnosing rare disease in infants.


Friday, 11 March 2022 to Saturday, 12 March 2022
International Conference on Human Milk Science and Innovation
Venue: Hybrid event: Vienna, Austria, and virtually online
The 8th ICHMSI will be held in Vienna, Austria, and virtually online. Main topics include neurodevelopment and human milk, and the role of bioactivity in driving clinical outcomes. The meeting includes an interactive round-table and clinical case discussions.


April, 2022

Wednesday, 27 April 2022 to Friday, 29 April 2022
International CDH Symposium 2022
Venue: In-person (Glasgow, Scotland) and virtual attendance options
The congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) international symposium will bring together clinical and research experts, multi-disciplinary care teams, patients and their families to share cutting-edge advances in CDH research and care. The symposium is aimed at all those with an interest in CDH research and clinical care including neonatologists and paediatricians. Key themes include: • Prenatal assessment, management and intervention • Management strategies at birth • Early postnatal management • Basic science and experimental therapies • Patient and family experience • Transition to adulthood. The 2022 International CDH Symposium will be held in-person and with virtual attendance options.


June, 2022

Monday, 13 June 2022 to Wednesday, 15 June 2022
RCOG World Congress 2022
Venue: Hybrid event, held simultaneously in London and online
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists World Congress will be an innovative and inclusive hybrid event, held simultaneously in London and online. The programme features plenary speakers, debates with leading global experts, Q&A sessions, and abstracts of the latest research and innovation Registered delegates will enjoy access to all content for up to six months post-event.


Sunday, 19 June 2022 to Tuesday, 21 June 2022
REaSoN 2022
Venue: A hybrid event with virtual or live-attendance options
Bringing together doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals, the REaSoN Neonatal Meeting 2022 will deliver hot topics in neonatology through lectures, discussions and networking opportunities, relevant to the entire neonatal interdisciplinary team. It is hoped that the REaSoN neonatal meeting will run as a hybrid event with virtual or live-attendance options. Save the date; further information coming soon.


Wednesday, 22 June 2022 to Saturday, 25 June 2022
ECPM Congress 2022
Venue: Lisborn, Portugal
The 28th European Congress of Perinatal Medicine is an important academic event which promotes and disseminates the study, research, and knowledge in all aspects of perinatal medicine to help improve the quality of care for mothers and their children. In 2022, a new and extensive programme is being prepared together with top-ranked experts in perinatal medicine. There will be many opportunites to network and learn. Save the date.


December, 2022

Thursday, 1 December 2022 to Saturday, 3 December 2022
Birth Congress 2022
Venue: Milan, Italy
The Birth Congress continues to be an important event that focuses on daily clinical challenges encountered by obstetricians, midwives, anaesthesiologists and nursing staff, as well as the new and best approaches to address them. The theme of the conference is 'Clinical challenges in labour and delivery'. Save the date.