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

 

Welcome: Dr Jogesh Kapadia

 

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

Chairpersons: Prof Deirdre Murray & Prof Frances Cowan

 

13:30-14:00: Clinical assessment and monitoring during therapeutic hypothermia: Prof Seetha Shankaran

 

14:00-14:30: Maximising information using aEEG in HIE: Prof Lena Hellström-Westas

14:30-14:45: Coffee break

Session 2: Neonatal brain injury (14:45-16:15)

Chairpersons: Prof Deirdre Murray & Prof Frances Cowan

 

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

16:15-16:40: Sponsored symposium (Sessions 1 & 2)

 

16:45-17:15: Coffee break

 

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 

18:50-19:15: Sponsored symposium (Sessions 3 & 4)

 

19:15-19:30: 2nd Coffee break

 

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

Chairpersons: Prof Sudhin Thayyil & Prof Seetha Shankaran

 

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)

 

Welcome: Dr Jean Egyepong

 

Session 1: Neonatal Seizures I (13:30-14:30)

Chairpersons: Prof Linda DeVries & 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

14:30-14:45: Coffee break

Session 2: Neonatal Seizures II (14:45-16:15)

Chairpersons: Prof Linda DeVries & Prof Nikki Robertson

 

14:45-15:15: Neonatal seizures: Pitfalls in diagnosis, management & outcome: Prof Robert Clancy

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

 

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

16:20-16:45: Sponsored symposium (Sessions 1 & 2)

16:45-17:15: Coffee break

 

Session 3: Oral presentations (17:15-18:00)

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

17:15-17:45: Young Researcher’s Presentations (7 minutes x 4)

17:45-18:00: Comments from judge’s panel and award

18:05-18:30: Sponsored symposium (Sessions 3 & 4)

18:30-18:45: Coffee break

 

Session 4: Preterm brain (18:45-20:45)

Chairpersons: Prof Sudhin Thayyil & Dr Anthony Hart

 

18:45-19:15: Use of Erythropoietin in extreme preterm infants? Prof Sandra Juul

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

19:45-20:15: Preventing Cerebral Palsy: Prof Nadia Badawi

20:15-20:45: Panel Q&A

20:45: Close

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

 

11:00-11:55 Registration & Coffee

 

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

 

Session 1: HIE (12:00-14:30)

Chairperson: Prof Mary Rutherford

 

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: Melatonin for birth asphyxia: time for clinical trials: Prof Nikki Robertson

13:30-14:00: Next generation trials in neonatal encephalopathy: Prof Sudhin Thayyil

 

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

14:35-15:00: Sponsored symposium 

 

15:00-15:30: Lunch

 

Session 2: Neuro-imaging in neonates (15:30-17:00)

Chairpersons: Prof Nikki Robertson & Prof Sudhin Thayyil

 

15:30-16:00: MRI in non-HIE neonatal seizures: Prof Mary Rutherford

 

16:00-16:30: MRS in HIE – time to integrate in clinical practice? Dr Anthony Hart

 

16:30-17:00: Panel Q&A

17:05-17:30: Sponsored symposium

 

17:30-17:45: Coffee break

 

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

Chairperson: Dr Anthony Hart

 

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 with a view to identify the at-risk fetus: Prof Mary Rutherford

  

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

 

19:15: Close