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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

  • 07:00 08:30

    Industry Symposia

  • 07:15 08:15

    Meet the Experts

    Prof. Miguel O'Ryan (CHILE) | Dr. Diva De Leon (USA) | Dr. Benjamin Gold (USA) | Dr. Oliver-Ombeva Malande (UGANDA) | Dr. Howard Bauchner (USA)

    Meet the Expert 6: Prof. Miguel O'Ryan (CHILE)
    HPV vaccines safety assessment

    Meet the Expert 7: Dr. Diva De Leon-Crutchlow (USA)
    Evaluation and Management of the neonate with persistent hypoglycemia

    Meet the Expert 8: Dr. Benjamin (Ben) Gold (USA)
    When and how should we treat a patient with gastroesophageal reflux? 

    Meet the Expert 9: Dr. Oliver-Ombeva Malande (UGANDA)
    Update in the management of HIV

    Meet the Expert 10: Dr. Howard Bauchner (USA)
    The importance of continuing medical education 


  • 08:30 10:00

    Plenary 3: Children in humanitarian setting; a global priority

    Prof. Elif Ozmert (TURKEY) | Prof. Karen Olness (USA)

    Chairs: Dr. Errol Alden (USA), Dr. Colleen Kraft (USA), Dr. Theresa Betancourt (USA)

    Children in War & Displaced populations 
    Prof. Elif Ozmert (TURKEY)

    Mental Health issues and exposure to violence & conflict

    Pediatrician's role in disasters and humanitarian emergencies
    Prof. Karen Olness (USA)

  • 10:00 11:00

    AM Break / Exhibition / Poster Viewing

  • 11:00 12:30

    Concurrent Sessions 5‑9

    Concurrent Session 5: The Importance of Human Milk 

    Chairs: Dr. Katayoun Khatami Ghazvini (IRAN), Dr. Nigel Rollins (SWITZERLAND)

    Overselling Breastfeeding? Competing for the infant feeding market in the 21st century
    Dr. Nigel Rollins (SWITZERLAND)

    Human Milk Oligosaccharides in Short - and Long-Term Health and Development 
    Dr. Lars Bode (USA)

    IPA and WHO Survey findings for the relationship between pediatric societies and the Infant Food Industry 
    Dr. Naveen Thacker (INDIA)


    Concurrent Session 6: Meet the Editors: The Impact of Science Articles in the Medical Practice 

    Chairs: Dr. Jocalyn Clark (UK), Dr. Jane Godsland (UK)

    Dr. Richard Horton (UK)
    Dr. Nick Brown (SWEDEN)
    Dr. Howard Bauchner (USA)
    Prof. Peter de Winter (THE NETHERLANDS)


    Concurrent Session 7: Social Media, Technology and Child Health 

    Chairs: Dr. Linda Arnold (USA) , TBC

    Use and abuse of social media and technology 
    Dr. Ariel Melamud (ARGENTINA)

    The impact of screen time on early childhood development 
    Dr. David Hill (USA)

    Telemedicine: Access to Experts without Borders
    Dr. Rafael Mena (USA)


    Concurrent Session 8: Screening and Management of Genetic Disorders 

    Chairs: Prof. Fugen Cullu Cokugras (TURKEY), Prof. Jean-Michel Guys (FRANCE)

    Inborn errors of metabolism: Past, present and future 
    Dr. Stephen Kingsmore (USA)

    Recent advances in the diagnosis of genetic disorders 
    Dr. Henri (Han) Brunner (THE NETHERLANDS)

    How to suspect genetic disorders at the pediatrician's office 
    Dr. Ronald Cohn (CANADA)


    Concurrent Session 9: Implementing Early Child Development Programmes At Scale: Who, Where, and What can Paediatricians Do?


  • 12:45 13:45

    Industry Symposia

  • 14:00 15:30

    Plenary 4: Every child surviving: Addressing the unfinished agenda of infectious diseases

    Dr. Anita Zaidi (USA) | Dr. Jose Brea Del Castillo (DOMINICAN REPUBLIC) | Prof. Ramanan Laxminarayan (INDIA)

    Chairs: Dr. Naveen Thacker (INDIA), Prof. Miguel O'Ryan (CHILE)

    Advances in addressing childhood infectious diseases; what are the new frontiers?
    Dr. Anita Zaidi (USA)

    The impact of the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of Denguie, Chikungunya and Zika in Latin America during the last 10 years 
    Dr. Jose Brea Del Castillo (DOMINICAN REPUBLIC)

    Antimicrobial resistance challenges globally; what can pediatricians do? 
    Prof. Ramanan Laxminarayan (INDIA)

  • 15:30 16:00

    PM Break / Exhibition / Poster Viewing

  • 15:45 16:45

    Abstracts Platform Presentations

  • 17:00 18:30

    Controversies in Pediatrics 2: Special Formulas: Are They Really Useful?

    PRO: Dr. Jose Armando Madrazo (MEXICO) | CON: Prof. Berthold Koletzko (GERMANY)

    Chairs: Dr. Francisco Lagrutta (PANAMA), Prof. Zulkifli Ismail (MALAYSIA)

    PRO: Prof. Jose Armando Madrazo (MEXICO)
    CON: Prof. Bethold Koletzko (GERMANY)


  • 18:00 21:00

    Congress Dinner