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.

07:00 20:30 
Registration opens
07:45 08:15 
Light breakfast served for Working Group Attendees
Exhibition area
08:15 10:45 
ESPE Disorders of Sex Development Working Group (DSD)
Hormones, brain and identity: Issues in DSD
The DSD working group welcomes the new GD working group to ESPE and is pleased that this year's DSD WG symposium includes expert speakers discussing topics of great relevance to both working groups
Amphithéâtre Bordeaux L3
Chairs: Charmian Quigley (Indianapolis, USA) & Christa Flück (Bern, Switzerland)
08:15
WG1.1
Biological Determinants of Gender IdentityStephen Rosenthal (San Francisco, USA)
09:15
WG1.3
Gender dysphoria and DSDPeggy Cohen-Kettenis (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
09:45
WG1.4
10:15
WG1.6
08:15 10:45 
ESPE Obesity Working Group (OWG)
Clinical and neuroendocrinological advances in obesity
252 AB L2
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 Turner Syndrome Working Group (TS)
Understanding TS beyond height
Salle Maillot L2
Chairs: 08:15 - 09:15: Malgorzata Wasniewska & Aneta Gawlik, 09:30 - 10:30: Laura Mazzanti & Malcolm Donaldson
08:15
WG3.1
Spontaneous fertility and pregnancy outcomes in TSSophie Christin-Maitre (Paris, France)
08:45
WG3.2
09:30
WG3.3
Patient coaching and education in TS: a Dutch approachHelen Mijnarends (Maastricht, The Netherlands)
10:00
WG3.4
Face perception in TSVardit Gepstein (Haifa, Israel)
10:30
WG3.5
Estradiol supplementation in TS : an updateTheo Sas (Rotterdam, The Netherlands)
08:15 10:45 
ESPE Bone and Growth Plate Working Group (BGP)
Disorders of growth, bone and mineral disorders – novel insights and future directions
Amphithéâtre Bleu L2
08:15
WG4.1
Genetics of overgrowth syndromesKatrina Tatton-Brown (London, UK)
08:45
WG4.2
Hypercalcaemic disorders in childrenRajesh Thakker (Oxford, UK)
09:15
WG4.3
10:15
WG4.5
08:15 10:45 
ESPE Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics Working Group
Challenges in Diabetes
Grand Amphithéâtre L2
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 Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology Working Group (PAG)
Functional hypothalamic amenorrhea and breast disorders
342 AB L3
Chairs: Part 1: Feyza Darendeliler (Istanbul, Turkey) & Anders Juul (Copenhagen, Denmark) Part 2: Anne-Sophie Parent (tbc) & Michel Polak (Paris, France)
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)
11:15 11:45 
Plenary 1: Environmental chemicals, brain development and human intelligence
Grand Amphithéâtre L2
Chairs: Michel Polak (Paris, France) & Stefano Cianfarani (Rome, Italy)
11:45 12:15 
ESPE awards
ESPE Young Investigator Award 1 & 2, ESPE Research Award, IFCAH-ESPE award
Grand Amphithéâtre L2
12:15 12:45 
Plenary 2: Recent stories on the genetics of adrenal hyperfunction and tumors
Grand Amphithéâtre L2
Chairs: George Chrousos (Athens, Greece) & Constantine Stratakis (Bethesda, USA)
12:45 14:30 
Lunch, posters and exhibition
Exhibition area
13:15 14:15 
Industry Sponsored Satellite Symposia
Grand Amphithéâtre L2
14:30 16:00 
Symposium 1: Innovative therapies in bone and mineral metabolism
Grand Amphithéâtre L2
Chairs: Agnes Linglart (Paris, France) & Wolfgang Högler (Birmingham, UK)
14:30
S1.1
Anti FGF23 in X-linked hypophosphatemiaTom Carpenter (New Haven, 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
Amphithéâtre Bordeaux L3
Chairs: Heiko Krude (Berlin, Germany) & Juliane Leger (Paris, France)
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
Amphithéâtre Bleu L2
Chairs: Zdenek Sumnik (Prague, Czech Republic) & Ragnar Hanas (Uddevalla, Sweden)
14:30
S3.1
15:00
S3.2
Therapeutic implicationsThomas Danne (Hannover, Germany)
15:30
S3.3
14:30 16:00 
Symposium 4: New avenues in paediatric autoimmune disease
342 AB L3
Chairs: Reiko Horikawo (Tokyo, Japan) & Cheri Deal (Montreal, Canada)
15:30
S4.3
14:30 16:00 
Special Session 1: CTEE
Online training
16:00 16:15 
Refreshment break, posters and exhibition
Exhibition area
16:15 17:15 
Yearbook of Paediatric Endocrinology - YB1
Grand Amphithéâtre L2
YB1.1
AdrenalsEvangelia Charmandari (Athens, Greece)
YB1.2
YB1.3
Global Health for the Paediatric EndocrinologistJean-Pierre Chanoine (Vancouver, Canada)
YB1.4
Type 2 Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and LipidsOrit Hamiel (Ramat gan, Israel)
YB1.5
Type 1 DiabetesZe'ev Hochberg (Haifa, Israel)
16:15 17:15 
Meet the Expert 1
252 AB L2
16:15
MTE1.1
Clinical management of transgender youthOlle Soder (Stockholm, Sweden)
16:15 17:15 
Meet the Expert 2
342 AB L3
16:15
MTE2.1
Hypertension in childrenJörg Dötsch (Köln, Germany)
16:15 17:15 
Meet the Expert 3
Salle Maillot L2
16:15
MTE3.1
Glucocorticoid induced fracturesOutimaija Makitie (Stockholm, Sweden)
16:15 17:15 
Meet the Expert 4
Amphithéâtre Bordeaux L3
16:15
MTE4.1
Neonatal Graves diseaseJuliane Leger (Paris, France)
16:15  
Blank Session
17:30 19:00 
Industry Sponsored Satellite Symposia
Grand Amphithéâtre L2, Amphithéâtre Bleu L2, Room 252AB L2
19:00 20:30 
Informal ESPE Networking Event
Exhibition area