ESPGHAN Eastern European Summer School

General Information

General Information

THIS SCHOOL WAS POSTPONED FROM AN EARLIER DATE. APPLICATIONS RECEIVED PREVIOUSLY WILL BE HELD ON FILE. 

We are delighted to invite you to our Eastern European Summer School with an attractive scientific program focused on either common or rare gastrointestinal and hepatic disorders, providing a platform for peadiatricians and future paediatric gastronterologists and heoatologists for learning from experts and exchanging their experience. The meeting is going to be a combination of lectures, case presentations and interactive case discussions, as well as friendly talks discussing future plans and creating collaboration. The beauties of white nights in St.Petersburg and the venue situated in the historical center of Peterhof, should complete the atmosphere of the school with a unique Russian colour.

Application & Fees

Application Deadline: November 15, 2020 (24:00 CET)
Registration fee: EUR 50.00

A standard fee of EUR 50 will apply to attend the course.

Kindly use the online application form on this page. Applications submitted by email cannot be accepted. If you experience any issues with the tool, please contact us at office@espghan. Please do not make travel arrangements before receipt of a formal confirmation of acceptance from the ESPGHAN Office. The number of participants is limited and a selection will be made by the school organisers after the deadline. Priority will be given to ESPGHAN Members.

The course language is English.

PROGRAMME

Day 1 - Wednesday, February 25

13:00 - 14:00

Registration 

14.00 - 14.05

Welcome to the ESPGHAN Eastern European Summer School in Russia (Anatoly Khavkin, Julia Dmitrieva)

14.05 - 14.20

Introduction to ESPGHAN (A. Christina Hauer)

14.20 - 14.45

Nutritional programming: what do we know from basic and clinical research? (Michael Lentze)

14.45 - 15.20

Feeding the healthy infant (Breast feeding & Complementary feeding) (Michael Lentze)

15.20 - 15.50

Malnutrition in children: Current approach to diagnostics and management (TBC)  

15.50 - 16.10

Coffee Break

16.10 - 16.40

Food intolerances in paediatric practice (A. Christina Hauer)

16.40 - 17.10

Eosinophilic esophagitis (Jorge Amil Dias)

17.10 - 18.30

4 case presentations by participants (Chairs: Johanna Escher, Thomas Müller)

19.30

Welcome Dinner

 

Day 02 - Thursday, February 26

08:30 –09:00

Immunology, genetics + clinical manifestations of coeliac disease  (A. Christina Hauer) 

09.00 - 09.30

Coeliac disease diagnostics: the value of serology and morphology (Jernej Dolinsek)

09:30 - 09:55

Eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders other than EoE (Jorge Amil Dias)

09.55 - 10.15

Coffee break

10.15 - 11.15

3 case presentations by participants (Chairs: Jorge Dias, Jernej Dolinsek)

11.15 - 11.40

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD): Epidemiology and pathogenesis  (Johanna Escher)  

11.40 - 11.55

Break with fruits and juices

11.55 - 12.20

When to suspect and how to confirm: challenges in IBD diagnostics  (Johanna Escher) 

12.20 - 12.50

IBD treatment: nutrition, drugs and surgery (Johanna Escher)

12.50 - 13.20

 2 case presentations by participants (Chairs: Michael Lentze, Jorge Dias)

13.20 - 14.10

Lunch

14.10 - 14.35

Acute Gastroenteritis – when it doesn’t get better (TBC)

16:15 - 16:45

Congenital diarrheas: differential diagnoses (Michael Lentze)

15.00 - 15.30

Neonatal cholestasis: diagnostic approach (Thomas Müller)

15.30 - 16.30

3 case presentations by participants (Chairs: J. Dolinsek, A. Christina Hauer)

16.30 - 16.50

Coffee break

16.50 - 17.20

H.pylori associated gastrointestinal disorders: When to treat?  (Jernej Dolinsek) 

17.20 - 17.50

Viral hepatitis in paediatric practice (Thomas Müller)

17.50 - 18.30

3 case presentations by participants (Chairs: Anatoly Khavkin, Julia Dmitrieva)

19:15

Networking & Dinner

Day 03 - Friday, February 27

08.30 - 09.00

Unexplained abnormal liver function tests in children  (Thomas Müller) 

09.00 - 10.20

5 case presentations (Chairs: Johanna Escher, Jorge Amil Dias)

10.20 - 10.40

Coffee break

10.40 - 11.20

Functional GI disorders (TBC)  

11.20 - 12.00

3 case presentations by participants (Chairs: TBC, Thomas Müller)

12.00 - 12.20

How to write and abstract (Jernej Dolinsek)

12.20 - 13.00

Case presentations by Russian Faculty (Anatoly Khavkin, Julia Dmitrieva)

11.55 - 12.20

When to suspect and how to confirm: challenges in IBD diagnostics  (Johanna Escher) 

12.20 - 13.00

IBD treatment: nutrition, drugs and surgery (Johanna Escher)

13:00 - 13.40

 Lunch

13.40 - 14.20

2 case presentations by participants (Chairs: Michael Lentze, AC.Hauer)

14.20 - 15.00

Round table: The ESPGHAN Quality of Care project – presentation and discussion

15.00 - 15.15

 Final evaluation and closing remarks

Cost Coverage

ESPGHAN will arrange and cover the following for registered delegates: 

  • Accommodation up to 2 nights (organised by ESPGHAN)
  • Pre-arranged dinners and social programme  
  • Travel Refund up to EUR 300
  • Catering throughout the course   
  • Course Material 

CONTACT

If you have any questions, please contact the ESPGHAN Office for details.
Phone: +41 (0)22 9000 401
Email: office@espghan.org