Events & Meetings | October 2nd, 2020

47th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neonatology and Paediatric Intensive Care on 17-19 June 2021

The 47th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neonatology and Paediatric Intensive Care (GNPI) will be held from 17 – 19 June 2021 at the Reed Messe Wien Exhibition & Congress Center in Vienna, Austria.

The scientific programme will include the following main topics:

Main topics NICU

  • Innovations in patient safety and simulation
  • Microbiome – from association to causality
  • Stem cell therapy – Finally ready for clinical application?
  • New challenges in palliative care and ethics
  • Neuroprotection and outcome of extremely premature infants
  • "Interface" obstetrics/neonatology – concepts for joint support
  • Prevention of respiratory damage in extremely premature infants – LISA plus
  • POCUS – Point of Care Ultrasound in NICU and PICU and Functional Imaging

Main topics PICU

  • Extracorporal procedures – new technologies and equipment
  • Paediatric Cardiology and Cardiosurgery at the PICU – working at the limit
  • Optimized ventilation strategies through innovative monitoring
  • Wake respiration – Analgesia/sedation revisited

Main topics Nursing

  • Generalist nursing training – impact on care and work in the ward
  • Migration and demographic change
  • Transition of complex patients – challenges and solution strategies
  • Parental accompaniment at the NICU
  • Palliative care before, during and after birth

Main topics EFCNI

  • Family-centred care in times of COVID-19
  • Discharge management and aftercare
  • Safe nutrition
  • Long-term outcome and consequences for the family
  • The role of parents in clinical trials

Selected new workshops

  • Sim-Escape-Room – Virtual Reality Simulation Training
  • Lung ultrasound at NICU and PICU
  • LISA – different techniques, equipment and alternative strategies
  • Ultrasound-guided CVC system
  • Manchester Triage in paediatric emergency medicine

The official conference language is German. A few sessions in English are designated within the scientific programme.

More information on how to register and abstract submision will soon be available here.