55th Annual ESPE Meeting

ESPE 2016

Horizons in Paediatric Endocrinology

Scientific Programme

The theme of the meeting will be “Horizons in Paediatric Endocrinology” to capture the evolutionary and self-renewing nature of our specialty. The theme will also help evaluate the new challenges for paediatric endocrinology and discuss new and old medical, scientific and organisational paths.

The daily programme overviews can be found via the following links: Saturday 10 September 2016, Sunday 11 September 2016 and Monday 12 September 2016.

The full scientific programme is available below, . 

Please revisit the website for further updates.

07:30  
Registration opens
07:45 08:30 
Light breakfast served for Working Group Attendees
08:15 10:45 
ESPE Working Group on Disorders of Sex Development (DSD)
(Session Title: Hormones, brain and identity: Issues in DSD)
08:15
WG1.1
09:15
WG1.3
Gender dysphoria and DSDPeggy Cohen-Kettenis
10:15
WG1.6
08:15 10:45 
ESPE Obesity Working Group (OWG)
(Session Title: Clinical and neuroendocrinological advances in obesity)
08:15
WG2.1
Welcome and introductionJesús Argente (Madrid, Spain)
08:20
WG2.2
Bariatric surgery in obese adolescentsJovanna Dahlgren (Gothenburg, Sweden)
08:50
WG2.3
Clinical approach to severe early onset childhood obesityGabriel Á Martos-Moreno (Madrid, Spain)
09:50
WG2.5
08:15 10:45 
ESPE Working Group on Turner Syndrome (TS)
08:15 10:45 
ESPE Bone and Growth Plate Working Group (BGP)
(Session Title: Disorders of growth, bone and mineral disorders – novel insights and future directions)
08:15
WG4.1
08:45
WG4.2
Hypercalcaemic disorders in childrenRajesh Thakker (Oxford, UK)
08:15 10:45 
ESPE Working Group on Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics
(Session Title: Challenges in Diabetes)
08:15
WG5.1
IntroductionMoshe Phillip (Petah Tikva, Israel)
08:20
WG5.2
Center of Excellence/Sweet projectThomas Danne (Hannover, Germany)
09:50
WG5.6
Prescribing software for the treatment of diabetesMoshe Phillip (Petah Tikva, Israel)
10:15
WG5.7
08:15 10:45 
ESPE Working Group on Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology (PAG)
(Session Title: Functional hypothalamic amenorrhea and breast disorders)
08:15
WG6.1
Stress & amenorrheaGeorge P Chrousos (Athens, Greece)
08:45
WG6.2
Anorexia & amenorrheaMadhusmita Misra (Boston, USA)
09:15
WG6.3
Physical exercise & amenorrheaNeoklis Georgopoulos (Patras, Greece)
09:45
WG6.4
Breast cancer risk in adolescent girlsEllen R Copson (Southampton, UK)
10:15
WG6.5
Benign breast conditions in adolescent girlsPhilippe Touraine (Paris, France)
08:15 10:45 
ESPE working group on Nursing and Allied Health
11:15 11:45 
Plenary 1: Environmental chemicals, brain development and human intelligence
11:45 12:45 
ESPE awards
ESPE Young Investigator Award 1 & 2, ESPE Research Award, IFCAH-ESPE award
12:15 12:45 
Plenary 2: Recent stories on the genetics of adrenal hyperfunction and tumors
12:45 14:15 
Lunch, posters and exhibition
13:15 14:15 
Industry Sponsored Satellite Symposia
14:30 16:00 
Symposium 1: Innovative therapies in bone and mineral metabolism
14:30
S1.1
Anti FGF23 in X-linked hypophosphatemiaTom Carpenter (New Haven CT, USA)
15:00
S1.2
15:30
S1.3
Modulating FGFR3 signaling to treat achondroplasiaLaurance Legeai-Mallet (Paris, France)
14:30 16:00 
Symposium 2: Genetics and epigenetics of thyroid dysgenesis
15:00
S2.2
15:30
S2.3
New insights in thyroid developmentMikael Nilsson (Gothenburg, Sweden)
14:30 16:00 
Symposium 3: Optimizing nocturnal diabetes control
15:00
S3.2
Therapeutic implicationsThomas Danne (Hannover, Germany)
15:30
S3.3
14:30 16:00 
Symposium 4: New avenues in pediatric autoimmune disease
15:30
S4.3
16:00 16:15 
Tea and coffee break
16:15 17:15 
Yearbook of Paediatric Endocrinology - YB 1
16:15 17:15 
Meet the Expert 1
16:15
MTE1.1
Clinical management of transgender youthOlle Soder (Stockholm, Sweden)
16:15 17:15 
Meet the Expert 2
16:15
MTE2.1
Hypertension in childrenJörg Dötsch (Köln, Germany)
16:15 17:15 
Meet the Expert 3
16:15
MTE3.1
Glucocorticoid induced fracturesOutimaija Makitie (Stockholm, Sweden)
16:15 17:15 
Meet the Expert 4
16:15
MTE4.1
Neonatal Graves diseaseJuliane Leger (Paris, France)
17:30 19:00 
Industry Sponsored Satellite Symposia
19:00 20:30 
Informal ESPE Networking Event
Exhibition area