Day 1, Tuesday 7th Sep 2021, Virtual, 13:30 to 21:00 BST (GMT+1)

 

13:25-13:30: Welcome: Dr Jogesh Kapadia

 

Session 1: HIE (13:30-14:15)

Chairpersons: Prof Deirdre Murray & Prof Frances Cowan

 

13:30-14:00: Clinical Assessment and Monitoring during Therapeutic Hypothermia: Prof Seetha Shankaran

 

14:00-14:15: Panel Q&A

Session 2: Neonatal brain injury / HIE (14:15-16:15)

Chairpersons: Prof Deirdre Murray & Prof Frances Cowan

14:15-14:45: Maximising information using aEEG in HIE: Prof Lena Hellström-Westas

 

14:45-15:15: Neuroprotective effects of Erythropoietin on Neonatal Brain Injury: Prof Sandra Juul

 

15:15-15:45: Counselling Parents after Early Neonatal Brain Injury: Dr Monica Lemmon

 

15:45-16:15: Panel Q&A

16:15-16:45: Coffee break

16:45-17:15: Symposium (Sessions 1 &  2): Sponsored by Chiesi

Implementing Less Invasive Surfactant Administration (LISA) in a Neonatal Unit - Dr Harsha Gowda

 

 

Session 3: Ventriculomegaly (17:15-18:45)

Chairpersons: Prof Sandra Juul & Prof Robert Clancy

 

17:15-17:45: Post-haemorrhagic Ventriculomegaly in infants <27 weeks gestation: Prof Seetha Shankaran

  

17:45-18:15: PHVD - When Best to Intervene? Prof Linda de Vries

 

18:15-18:45: Panel Q&A 

18:45 - 19:30: 2nd Coffee break / Dinner

 

Session 4: Mild HIE (19:30-21:00)

Chairpersons: Prof Robert Clancy & Prof Linda DeVries

 

19:30-20:00: Mild HIE – is the drift to offer Therapeutic Hypothermia to Babies with Mild HIE justified? Prof Deirdre Murray

 

20:00-20:30: Updates and Unknowns in Mild HIE: Prof Alistair Gunn

 

20:30-21:00: Panel Q&A

 

21:00: Close

 

 

  

Day 2, Wed, 8th Sep 2021,Virtual, 13:30 to 20:45 BST (GMT+1)

 

13:25-13:30: Welcome: Dr Jean Egyepong

 

Session 1: Neonatal Seizures I (13:30-15:00)

Chairpersons: Prof Linda de Vries & Prof Nikki Robertson

 

13:30-14:00: Neonatal Stroke: Prof Frances Cowan

 

14:00-14:30: Feasibility of Routine aEEG Monitoring in Preterm Infants: Prof Lena Hellström-Westas

14:30-15:00: Panel Q&A

15:00-15:15: Coffee break

Session 2: Neonatal Seizures II (15:15-16:45)

Chairpersons: Prof Linda de Vries & Prof Nikki Robertson

 

15:15-15:45: Neonatal Seizures: Pitfalls in Diagnosis, Management & Outcome: Prof Robert Clancy

15:45-16:15: Should Levetiracetam be the first line anti-convulsant in Neonates? Dr Anthony Hart

 

16:15-16:45: Panel Q&A

16:45-17:00: Coffee break

 

Session 3: HIE (17:00-18:30)

Chairpersons: Prof Sandra Juul & Prof Robert Clancy

17:00-17:30: Long-term Outcome of Babies with HIE: Prof Linda de Vries

17:30-18:00: Predictive Modelling of HIE following Perinatal Asphyxia: Prof Deirdre Murray

18:00-18:30: Panel Q&A 

Session 4: Oral Presentations (18:30-19:05)

Scientific committee: Dr Anthony Hart, Dr Jogesh Kapadia & Dr Bharat Vakharia

18:30-18:55: Researchers' Presentations (7 minutes x 3)

18:55-19:05: Comments from judges & Prize

19:05-19:45: Coffee break / Dinner

Session 5: The Preterm Brain (19:45-22:00)

Chairpersons: Dr Anthony Hart & Dr Jogesh Kapadia

 

19:45-20:15: Follow up of ELBW babies: Prof Seetha Shankaran

 

20:15-20:30: Panel Q&A

20:30-21:00: Use of Erythropoietin in Extreme Preterm Infants? Prof Sandra Juul

21:00-21:30: Preventing Cerebral Palsy: Prof Nadia Badawi

21:30-22:00: Panel Q&A

22:00: Close

Day 3, Thu 09 Sep 2021, Virtual & in-person, 11:00 to 19:15 BST (GMT+1)

 

11:30-11:55 Registration & Coffee

 

11:55-12:00 Welcome: Dr Bharat Vakharia

 

Session 1: HIE (12:00-15:15)

Chairperson: Prof Mary Rutherford & Dr Bharat Vakharia

 

12:00-12:30: Stem Cell Therapy for Neonatal Encephalopathy: Prof Nikki Robertson 

 

12:30-13:00: Newborn Neuroprotection in the developing world: Prof Sudhin Thayyil

13:00-13:30: Panel Q&A

13:30-13:45: Coffee break

 

13:45-14:15: Melatonin for Birth Asphyxia: time for clinical trials: Prof Nikki Robertson

14:15-14:45: Next Generation Trials in Neonatal Encephalopathy: Prof Sudhin Thayyil

 

14:45-15:15: Panel Q&A

 

15:15-16:00: Lunch

 

Session 2: Neuro-imaging in Neonates (16:00-17:30)

Chairpersons: Prof Nikki Robertson & Dr Minaxi Dattani

 

16:00-16:30: MRI in non-HIE Neonatal Seizures: Prof Mary Rutherford

 

16:30-17:00: MRS in HIE – time to integrate into Clinical Practice? Dr Anthony Hart

 

17:00-17:30: Panel Q&A

 

17:30-17:45: Coffee break

 

Session 3: Miscellaneous (17:45-19:15)

Chairperson: Dr Anthony Hart & Dr Jean Egyepong

 

17:45-18:15: Congenital and Postnatal CMV: Screening, Advances in Management and Follow-up: Dr Hermione Lyall

 

18:15-18:45: Role of MRI in Late Gestation - identifying the at-risk Fetus: Prof Mary Rutherford

  

18:45-19:15: Panel Q&A

 

19:15: Close