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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

  • 07:00 17:30

    Registration Desk Open

  • 07:00 08:30

    Industry Symposia

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  • 07:15 08:15

    Meet the Experts 11‑15

    Dr. Ariel Melamud (ARGENTINA) | Dr. Benjamin (Ben) Gold (USA) | Prof. Shinichi Hirose (JAPAN) | Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health (UK) | Dr. Xavier Saez-Llorens (PANAMA)

    Meet the Expert 11: Dr. Ariel Melamud (ARGENTINA)
    The Influence of technology in child development 

    Room: La Huaca


    Meet the Expert 12: Dr. Benjamin (Ben) Gold (USA)

    Room Salon Portobelo 


    Meet the Expert 13: Prof. Shinichi Hirose (JAPAN)
    Update in Febrile Seizure Management 

    Room: Salon San Lorenzo


    Meet the Expert 14: Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health / Dr. Camilla Kingdon (UK), Ms. Jo Revill (UK), Prof. Russell Viner (UK)
    A taste of IPA 2021 Congress

    Room: Las Cestas


    Meet the Expert 15: Dr. Xavier Saez-Llorens (PANAMA)
    When to use antibiotics in suspected pneumonia 

    Room: Ibacuet


  • 08:30 10:00

    Plenary 5: Every child thriving: Accelerating progress to address the double burden of undernutrition and obesity

    Prof. Linda Richter (SOUTH AFRICA) | Prof. Rafael Perez-Escamilla (USA) | Dr. Robert Bandsma (CANADA)

    Chairs: Prof. Jay Berkelhamer (USA), Prof. Enver Hasanoglu (TURKEY)

    Nurturing care framework for early child care and nutrition
    Prof. Linda Richter (SOUTH AFRICA)

    Breastfeeding strategies; how can we do better?
    Prof. Rafael Perez-Escamilla (USA)

    Addressing severe malnutrition globally: recent advances 
    Dr. Robert Bandsma (CANADA)

    Room: Anayansi Theater 

  • 10:00 15:30

    Exhibit Hall Open



    American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) 2
    Artes de mi Panama Marketplace
    Ehlers Danlos 6
    Emerging Leader Lounge (supported by JJ) 17
    Gaumard 24
    Genius 1
    GSK 18
    International Hip Dysplasia Institute 21
    International Pediatric Association (IPA) IPA 2021 IPA Lounge
    Mead Johnson 11
    Medicos sin Fronteras Mexico 7
    MSD 15
    Meridian Bioscience 23
    Nestlè 13
    Nutriben 12
    Nutricia 14
    Petrazul Marketplace
    Philadelphia Children's Hospital 10
    Sanofi Pasteur 16
    Save the Children 20
    Sterimar - Church and Dwight 5
    The International Conference of Tropical Pediatrics ICTP 2020 19
  • 10:00 11:00

    AM Break / Poster Viewing

    Room: Exhibit Area

    • Dermatology
    • Genetics, Congenital Anomalies
    • Global Health
    • Hematology and Oncology
    • History of Medicine
    • Infectious Diseases
    • Nephrology
    • Pharmacology
    • Pulmonology
    • Technology and Social Media
    • Tuberculosis
  • 10:30 23:00

    Sterimar ‑ Church and Dwight Presentation

  • 11:00 12:30

    Concurrent Sessions 11‑14

    Concurrent Session 11: The Sustainable Development Goals & Pediatricians Worldwide; a blue print for action by the International Pediatric Association 

    Chairs: Dr. Errol Alden (USA), Prof. Zulfiqar Bhutta (CANADA)

    Prof. Zulfiqar Bhutta (CANADA), Dr. Errol Alden (USA)

    Regional Perspectives:
    Leyla Namazova-Baranova (RUSSIA), Oswald Revelo (EL SALVADOR), Enver Hasanoglu (TURKEY), Aman Pulungan (INDONESIA), Madeleine Amorissani-Folquet (Ivory Coast)


    Room: La Huaca


    Concurrent Session 12: Recent Advances in Childhood Immunizations 

    Chairs: Prof. Per Ashorn (FINLAND), Prof. Basim Al-Zoubi (JORDAN)

    Polio Vaccination: Past, present, future 
    Dr. Naveen Thacker (INDIA)

    Vaccine Update: Where are we going?  
    Dr. Jose Brea Del Castillo (DOMINICAN REPUBLIC)

    Strategies to scale up immunizations in low-and middle-income countries
    Dr. Dorothy Esangbedo (NIGERIA)

    Room: Salon Portobelo 


    Concurrent Session 13: Early Child Development: The First 1000 Days 

    Chairs: Prof. Amha Mekasha Wondimagegnehu (ETHIOPIA), Prof. Berthold Koletzko (GERMANY)

    Importance of the first 1000 days of life 
    Dr. Coleen Kraft (USA)

    Evaluating the Neurodevelopment: Red flags 
    Prof. Mohamad Mikati (USA)

    WHO strategies for nurturing care and early childhood development 
    Dr. Bernadette Daelmans (SWITZERLAND)

    Room: Salon San Lorenzo


    Concurrent Session 14: Transition in Health Care: From Childhood to Adolescence and Adulthood 

    Chairs: Prof. Susan Sawyer (AUSTRALIA), Dr. Alcibiades Batista (PANAMA)

    Adolescence: Myth and truths 
    Dr. Ronald Perez Escobar (EL SALVADOR)

    Adolescent's health care: Who is responsible? 
    Dr. Reynaldo Holder (PANAMA)

    Adolescent nutrition: Global strategies
    Dr. Zohra Lassi (AUSTRALIA)

    Room: Las Cestas


  • 12:45 13:45

    Industry Symposia

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  • 14:00 15:30

    Plenary 6: Genetics, the new Genomics and Child Health

    Dr. Stephen Kingsmore (USA) | Dr. Henri (Han) Brunner (NETHERLANDS) | Dr. Ronald Cohn (CANADA)

    Chairs: Prof. Andreas Konstantopoulos (GREECE), Dr. Mariana Lopez (PANAMA)

    Rare diseases and Pediatrics; 
    Dr. Stephen Kingsmore (USA)

    Whole Genome Sequencing in Pediatrics;
    Dr. Henri (Han) Brunner (THE NETHERLANDS)

    Interventional Genomics: the new frontier;
    Dr. Ronald Cohn (CANADA)

    Room: Anayansi Theater

  • 15:30 16:00

    PM Break / Exhibition / Poster Viewing

  • 15:45 16:45

    Abstracts Platform Presentations 6‑7

    Abstract Platform Presentations

    Abstract 6
    Chair: Dr. Ivan Wilson

    Room: Las Cestas


    Abstract 7
    Chair: Dr. Alcibiades Batista

    Room: Ibaquet


  • 17:00 18:30

    Controversies in Pediatrics 3: Is Primary Care Something a Pediatrician or General Physician Should Deliver?

    PRO GP: Dr. Reynaldo Holder (PANAMA)
    PRO Paed: Dr. Angel Carrasco-Sanz (SPAIN)

    Chairs: Dr. Jonathan Klein (USA), Prof. Robert Armstrong (KENYA)

    PRO GP: Dr. Reynaldo Holder (PANAMA)
    PRO PAED: Dr. Angel Carrasco-Sanz (SPAIN)

    Room: Anayansi Theater