THURSDAY, MARCH 19TH 2015
Tuberculosis for the Primary Care Pediatrician
Rajeshwar Dayal
National Vice President, Indian Academy of Pediatrics, 2011, Head Department of Pediatrics, Medical College, Agra, India
Outcomes of HIV Infected and Exposed Children Undergoing Surgery
Alp Numanoglu
Charles FM Saint Professor and Head, Division of Paediatric Surgery, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital, S. Africa
Plenary 2
Thomas K. McInerny
PAST president AAP (2012-3), Professor & Associate Chair for Clinical Affairs, Dep. of Pediatrics, University of Rochester. Editor in Chief, AAP, Textbook of Pediatric Care and Pediatric Care Online
FRIDAY, MARCH 20TH 2015
Respiratory Failure and Cardiovascular Dysfunction Following Scorpion Sting in Children
Shaul Sofer
Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Soroka Medical Center and Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel
Pitfalls in Convulsive Disorders in Children
Ahmed Raouf Ibrahim
Prof. of Pediatrics & Pediatric Neurology, Prof. of Pediatrics at ARRC (Armed Rheumatology & Rehabilitation Center), Consultant of Pediatric Neurology at Police General Hospitals, Cairo, President of Egyptian society of Child Neuropsychiatry (ESCNP), President Elect of African Child
Pediatric Neurogenic Bladder Dysfunction
Jean-Michel Guys
Professeur, Aix Marseille University, Chief of Surgical Paediatric Department, Hôpital de la Timone, Marseille, France
Predisposing Factors of Urinary Tract Infections in Children
Georges Reusz
Professor, First Department of Pediatrics, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
Why the early Diagnosis of Comorbidities in Pediatric Obesity is Necessary
Manuel Moya
Chair of the Technical Advisory Group on Nutrition of International Pediatric Association (IPA), Editor in Chief of IPA Newsletter, Board of Directors of IPA Foundation, Vice-President of European Pediatric Association, Academician of the Real Academia de Medicina
Subclinical Hypothyroidisms: To Treat or not to Treat?
Artur Mazur
Medical Faculty University of Rzeszow Poland
The Importance of Continuous Quality Improvement in Pediatric Practice
Thomas K. McInerny
Past President, American Academy of Pediatrics, and Professor Emeritus, Department of Pediatrics, University of Rochester School of Medicine
When Should We Treat the Undescended Testis
Sameh Shehata
Professor of Pediatrics and Surgery, Alexandria University, WOFAPS Vice President, Egypt
Evaluation of Hematuria in Children
Georges Reusz
Professor, First Department of Pediatrics, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
Rare Diseases: From Best Care to Innovative Cure
Gérard Nguyen
AFSR, RSE & HUFERDISZ (Hungary Rare Diseases Alliance)
Late Follow-Up after Esophageal Replacement
Sebastian Ionescu
Professor of pediatric surgery at “Carol Davila” University of Medicine. Head of Pediatric Surgery Department, Children Hospital “Marie Curie”, Bucharest, Romania
Impact of Primary Care Pediatricians on Congenital Abnormalities & Genetic Diseases
Lufti Jaber
Director, The Bridge to Peace Community, Pediatric Center, Taibe. Institute of Neurology
Schneider Children’s Medical Center, Tel-Aviv University, Sackler School of Medicine
The Child with Short Stature: From General Pediatrician to Pediatric Endocrinologist
Giuseppe Saggesse
Professor, Director of the Pediatric Department University of Pisa Director; Postgraduate School of Pediatrics; President, Italian Council of University Professors of Pediatrics, Italy
Pre-Participation Exams in Sports
Donald Greydanus
Professor & Founding Chair, Pediatrics Program Director, Department of Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine, Western Michigan University, Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine, W.E. Upjohn Campus, USA
Protection of Children in Sports
Zoran Bahtijarevic
President of Croatian Society of Peditaric Surgery, working in Children’s Hospital Zagreb, Croatia
Biomarkers of Infection
Dominique Gendrel
Hopital Necker-Enfants malades, Paris, France
Complementary Medicine and Acupuncture in the Medical Care of Children
Reuven Barak
Secretary general and professional advisor of the Israeli Association of Classic Chinese Medicine Practitioners, which is a member of the World Federation Of Chinese Medicine Societies (residing in Beijing, China)
Diagnosis and Treatment of Cervical Lymphadenopathy and Masses in Children
Ariel Katz
Consultant – Department of Otolaryngology Head&Neck Surgery, Edith Wolfson, Medical
Center, Holon, Maccabi and Clalit Health Services, Assuta Medical Center, Israel
Children at Risk for Poor Developmental Outcomes: Opportunities for Intervention
Frank Oberklaid
Director, Centre for Community Child Health – The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, The University of Melbourne, Australia
Chinese Pediatrics and its Impact on Child Health Care
Kunling Shen
President, Chinese Pediatric Association, China
Response to Adolescent Health Needs around the World: the Concept of Adolescent Friendly Health Care
Pierre-André Michaud
Honorary professor, Faculty of Biology & Medicine, University of Lausanne, Former Chief, Multidisciplinary Unit for Adolescent Health, CHUV, Independant consultant in school & adolescent health and in medical education
 SATURDAY, MARCH 21ST 2015
“Bread and Butter” In Gastroenterology
David Sigalet
Chair, Department of Surgery, Interim Chief of Allied Heath and Pharmacy, Professor of Surgery and Vice Chair, Weill Cornell Medical College, President Elect of the World Federation of Associations of Pediatric Surgeons, Sidra Medical and Research Center, Qatar
Periconceptional prevention program in Hungary
Erika Erős
IgE Based  Allergy- Diagnostics in Childhood 
Lajos’ Réthy, OGYEI-National Institute for Child Health, Budapest Hungary
Child injury prevention in Hungary
Gabriella Páll,
Primary Care Paediatrician, Gödöllő, Hungary
Our fight with the anti- vaccine movement in Hungary
Zsófia Mészner
“Szent László” Hospital for Inf Dis, NICH, Budapest
Sex Differences in child Respiratory Diseases
Georges Casimir
Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Chief Medical Officer of the, University Children Hospital Queen Fabiola, Brussels, Belgium
Introduction of the IDEFICS Study and methodology
Wolfgang Ahrens
Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology, Germany
Europe-Specific Percentile Reference Values for Anthropometric Body Composition Indices and for Markers of Insulin Resistance in Children of the Ideifics Study
Dénes Molnár
Professor, University of Pécs, Hungary
Blood Lipids among Young Children in Europe: Results from the European IDEFICS Study
Eva Erhardt
University of Pécs, Hungary
Reference Values for Blood Pressure in European Children Aged 2-11 Years: Results of the IDEFICS Study
Eva Kovacs
University of Pécs, Hungary
In Search for a Definition of the Metabolic Syndrome in Pre-Adolescent Children: A Population-Based Approach
Wolfgang Ahrens
Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology, Germany
Accreditation of Pediatric & Maternity Hospitals
Georges Casimir
Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Chief Medical Officer of the, University Children Hospital Queen Fabiola, Brussels, Belgium
Evaluation and Alert for Optimal Pediatric Care
Philippe Evrard
Professor of Pediatric Neurology and Metabolic Diseases, Honorary Chief of Service, University
Paris Diderot Medical School and Assistance Publique – Hôpitaux de Paris (Robert-Debré
Hospital)
SUNDAY, MARCH 22ND 2015
Early Diagnosis of Autism
Nadia Chabane
Full Professor at the University of Lausanne (UNIL), Head of service Autism Center, Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV)
ADD/ADHD Diagnosis and Management: A Challenge for the Pediatrician in the Community
Manuel Katz
Head Physician, Maternal and Child Health, Southern Region, Ministry of Health Israel. ISSOP Council member President Israel Ambulatory Pediatric Society and Global Initiative for Consensus in Pediatrics (CIP)