Nutrition Summer School

July 04 - 08, 2022
Windsor, United Kingdom

General Information

The summer school is aimed at young researchers, clinicians and other health care professionals interested in developing an academic career in paediatric nutrition.
The nutritional health of children in Europe and across the world is one of the most important concerns. There is an urgent need to develop a platform for the translational medicine from fundamental to clinical research in the field of nutrition in order to provide optimal nutritional advice and care to infants, children and adolescents.

The ESPGHAN Nutrition Summer School is designed to
1) offer a comprehensive curriculum on paediatric nutritional research, focusing on current ‘hot topics’
2) serve as an introduction to evidence-based medicine in nutrition
3) provide evidence-based advice on nutrition for infants, children and adolescents in health and illness
4) inform about how to prevent, diagnose and manage nutritional diseases in childhood
5) offer a unique platform for learning and exchange
6) give delegates the opportunity to present their research and receive feedback from the expert faculty form various European centres, as well as from participants from around the world.

The course language is English.

This school is supported by the ESPGHAN Education Partner Programme.

Covid-19 Information

This school is planned for onsite participation only. We will be carefully monitoring the situation in th UK and Europe as well as national COVID-19 regulations. ESPGHAN reserves the right to postpone/cancel the course or change its current format if deemed necessary to protect the health of our delegates, faculty and staff.

For more information please contact the ESPGHAN Office.

 

Application & Fees

Application Deadline: May 22, 2022
Registration Fee: EUR 175.00

A standard fee of EUR 175.00 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@espghanCandidates will be selected based on a supporting letter from a Full ESPGHAN member and an abstract that may be selected for presentation during the course. Abstracts may have been submitted to other public meetings previously.

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.

PROGRAMME

Preliminary Programme

Day 01

15:00 - 16:30   Registration and Coffee

16:30 - 17:00   Welcome and Introduction - Brief Introduction by delegates
17:00 - 17:30   Setting the scene – the importance of paediatric nutrition in health and disease
17:30 - 18:15   Assessing nutritional status and malnutrition
18:15 - 19:00   Breastfeeding – the gold standard

20:00                Dinner

Day 02

08:30 - 09:15   Special diets in healthy children
09:15 - 10:00    Complementary feeding
10:00 - 10:30    Coffee Break
10:30 - 13:00    Student presentations in groups: 10 mins per student + 5 mins feedback
13:00 - 14:00    Lunch 1
14:00 - 14:45   Nutrition management in acute pancreatitis   
14:45 – 15:30     Nutritional management in disorders with exocrine pancreatic insufficiency  
15:30 – 16:15     Nutrition and gut microbiota                                                            
16:45 – 17:30     Dietary considerations in food allergies
17:30 – 19:00     student presentations in groups

19:30                Dinner

Day 03

07.45 - 08.25 Breakfast

08.30 - 10:30   Workshop 1 - (2 parallel sessions in Kensington suite + kensington 1)
10:30 - 11:00   Coffee Break
11:00 - 13:00   Workshop 2 - (2 parallel sessions in Kensington suite + kensington 1)
13:00 - 14:00   Lunch                         
14:00 - 16:00   Workshop 3 - (2 parallel sessions in Kensington suite + kensington 1)
16:00 - 16:30   Coffee Break
16:30 - 18:30   Workshop 4 - (2 parallel sessions in Kensington suite + kensington 1)
18:30 - 19:15   Nutritional management of children with food protein induced gastrotestinal                                         symptoms

19:45                 Dinner

Day 04

07:45 - 08:25  Breakfast
08:30 - 09:15   Nutrition in the neurologically impaired child
09:15 - 10:00   Nutrition and infantile colic
10:00 - 10:30   Coffee
10:30 - 11:15   Nutrition in inflammatory bowel disease 
11:15 - 12:00   Nutrition in paediatric intestinal pseudoobstruction
12:00 - 13:00   Lunch

   
14.00 - 21.00   Social Activities & Dinner

Day 05

07:45 - 08:25   Breakfast
08:30 - 10:00   student presentations
10:00 - 10:45   the role of HMOs in infant nutrition 
10:45 - 11:15   Coffee
11:15 - 12:00   prevention and treatment of childhood obesity

12:00 - 12:30   Summary and conclusions

12.30 - 13.30    Lunch

 

 

FACULTY

coming soon.

Cost Coverage

ESPGHAN will arrange and cover the following for registered delegates: 

  • Accommodation up to 4 nights (organised by ESPGHAN)
  • Travel refund up to EUR 345
  • Pre-arranged dinners and social programme 
  • 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