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International 22q11.2 Brain Behavior Consortium Annual Meeting
International 22q11.2 Brain Behavior Consortium Annual Meeting Banner Monday, July 9, 2018 8:00 AM - Tuesday, July 10, 2018 6:00 PM Whistler, BC, Canada


Following on the heels of previous IBBC meetings in Leuven, Dublin, Philadelphia, Sirmione, and Geneva we look forward to welcoming you to beautiful Whistler, Canada where we will finalize data analysis, manuscript writing, plans for the current database, and future collaborations.

11th Biennial International 22q11.2 Conference
11th Biennial International 22q11.2 Conference Banner Wednesday, July 11, 2018 8:00 AM - Friday, July 13, 2018 6:00 PM Four Seasons Resort, Whitster, British Columbia, PA


In addition to state-of-the-art presentations with opportunities for cross fertilization, this conference includes an outstanding social program with a not to be missed Poolside and Ping Pong Welcome Reception on Wednesday, July 11th, a traditional First Nations Gala Dinner with Dancing on Thursday, July 12th, and Friday evening, July 13th reserved for individual team dinners!

The professional meeting follows the International Brain and Behavior Consortium gathering to be held Monday and Tuesday, July 9th and 10th, and precedes the Family Meeting to be held Saturday  and Sunday, July 14th and 15th, followed by a locally hosted “Fun Day Monday” on July 16th.

Meeting Details

  • Immediately Follows the IBBC Meeting
  • Amazing Spa Hotel with All-Inclusive Meeting Space and Retreat Atmosphere
  • 20th Anniversary Festivities
  • Registration includes Poolside and Ping Pong Welcome Reception, Lunches, and Traditional First Nations Gala Dinner and Dancing

The International 22q11.2 Biennal Family Conference
The International 22q11.2 Biennal Family Conference Banner Saturday, July 14, 2018 8:00 AM - Sunday, July 15, 2018 6:00 PM The Westin Resport and Spa Whistler, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada

39th Annual David W. Smith Workshop on Malformations and Morphogenesis
39th Annual David W. Smith Workshop on Malformations and Morphogenesis Banner Friday, August 24, 2018 7:00 AM - Wednesday, August 29, 2018 5:00 PM Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Banff, Alberta, Canada


Themes for this year’s meeting include:

  • Phenotypes and phenotyping of known, novel and emerging syndromes
  • Treatment
  • Epigenetics and chromatin disorders
  • Placenta
  • Gene-environment interaction

We have invited a group of excellent speakers to lead each of these topics. We look forward to receiving your submissions.


10th ANNUAL PEDIATRIC GLOBAL HEALTH CONFERENCE - Innovate, Collaborate and Transform: Optimizing Education in Global Health
10th ANNUAL PEDIATRIC GLOBAL HEALTH CONFERENCE - Innovate, Collaborate and Transform: Optimizing Education in Global Health Banner Friday, October 5, 2018 7:30 AM - Saturday, October 6, 2018 5:00 PM Philadelphia, PA


The purpose of the conference is to explore the importance of education in pediatric global health to promote sustainable access to quality care for children worldwide


Advances in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Advances in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Banner Wednesday, October 10, 2018 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


 

This one-day program will provide neonatologists and neonatal healthcare providers with the most up-to-date information on a variety of complex physiological issues in neonatology and review some of the latest therapies used in treating the sick neonate.


Practical Review for the Clinician: Pediatric Allergy, Immunology and Infectious Diseases
Practical Review for the Clinician: Pediatric Allergy, Immunology and Infectious Diseases Banner Friday, October 12, 2018 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


The primary care provider for children frequently faces challenges in the diagnosis and management of allergic, immunologic and infectious disorders.
The Use of Human Milk and Breastfeeding Education for the NICU Nurse
The Use of Human Milk and Breastfeeding Education for the NICU Nurse Banner Thursday, October 25, 2018 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM Roberts Center for Pediatric Research, Philadelphia, PA

Specialties: Nursing - Advanced Practice, Neonatology, Nursing, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

This one-day course will provide neonatal nurses with evidence-based nursing knowledge and application skills regarding research on human milk and breastfeeding for vulnerable infants.
Best Practices in Pediatric Emergency Nursing
Best Practices in Pediatric Emergency Nursing Banner Friday, October 26, 2018 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


This one-day program will provide the emergency nurse with the most up-to-date information on a variety of pediatric emergencies. Refresh your knowledge through didactic and hands-on sessions, integrating evidence-based practice into safe clinical care.
Developmental and Behavioral Health for the Pediatric Patient
Developmental and Behavioral Health for the Pediatric Patient Banner Tuesday, October 30, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Update on Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Update on Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Banner Saturday, November 3, 2018 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Children's Hosptial of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


Featuring:

David L. Guyton, MD | Zanvyl Krieger Professor of Pediatric OphthalmologyJohns Hopkins University

Jane C. Edmond, MD | Director, Mitchel and Shannon Wong Eye InstituteChair, Department of Ophthalmology, Dell Medical School


Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia has partnered with Wills Eye Hospital to present the Philadelphia Pediatric Ophthalmology Symposium Nov. 1 — 3, 2018. Other events include The Visiting Professor Lecture on Thursday, Nov., 2018 (Wills Eye Hospital) and the Joseph H. Calhoun, MD, Pediatric Ophthalmology Forum, Friday, Nov. 2, 2018 (Wills Eye Hospital). Separate registration is required for the Wills Eye events: www.willseye.org/joseph-h-calhoun-md-pediatric-ophthalmology-forum/. For more information about the Wills Eye events: contact Vaughn E. Wurst at 215-440-3168 or vwurst@willseye.org.

16th Annual Topics Explored: Pediatric Surgical and Trauma Nursing Conference
16th Annual Topics Explored: Pediatric Surgical and Trauma Nursing Conference Banner Thursday, November 15, 2018 7:30 AM - Friday, November 16, 2018 5:00 PM Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


NOW ACCEPTING POSTERS

SHARE YOUR KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERTISE

The conference committee is looking for proposals that include current practices related to pediatric trauma or surgical nursing care. For example, clinical best practices, performance improvement projects, simulation, and new approaches to patient teaching, leadership or research. Don’t delay — take this opportunity to make new professional connections and share your expertise with our pediatric attendees. We invite you to submit your poster abstract.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Friday, Sept. 7, 2018

Nursing Professional Development Conference: Creating Successful Outcomes
Nursing Professional Development Conference: Creating Successful Outcomes Banner Thursday, November 29, 2018 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


Ruth and Tristram Colket Jr., Translational Research Building on the Raymond G. Perelman Campus

Keynote Speaker: Donna Wright, MS, RN

Author of The Ultimate Guide to Competency Assessment

Topics include: Measuring Outcomes, Engaging Learners, Creative Education Strategies, Role Development and more!

Novice and experienced nursing professional development specialists, nurse planners. clinical educators, orientation coordinators, preceptors, and nurses interested in education and professional development are welcome to attend.

Second Annual Integrative Health Symposium: Approaches to Pediatric Pain Management
Second Annual Integrative Health Symposium: Approaches to Pediatric Pain Management Banner Friday, November 30, 2018 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


This one-day symposium will offer healthcare practitioners a review of the evidence and research on integrative health practices for pediatric pain management and their application in the clinical setting.
Third Biennial ROP Update 2018: National, International and Multidisciplinary Perspectives
Third Biennial ROP Update 2018: National, International and Multidisciplinary Perspectives Banner Thursday, December 6, 2018 6:00 PM - Saturday, December 8, 2018 12:30 PM Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


The course is intended for pediatric ophthalmologists, general ophthalmologists, neonatologists, orthoptists, optometrists, ophthalmic technicians and other healthcare professionals interested in retinopathy of prematurity.
Cardiology 2019: Annual Update on Pediatric and Congenital Cardiovascular Disease
Cardiology 2019: Annual Update on Pediatric and Congenital Cardiovascular Disease Banner Wednesday, February 13, 2019 8:00 AM - Sunday, February 17, 2019 1:00 PM Huntington Beach, CA

John M. Templeton Jr. Pediatric Trauma Symposium
John M. Templeton Jr. Pediatric Trauma Symposium Banner Friday, March 1, 2019 7:30 AM - Saturday, March 2, 2019 3:30 PM Omni William Penn Hotel, Pittsburgh, PA


Trauma is the leading cause of childhood death and disability. However, pediatric trauma care continues to provide significant and unique challenges. This two-day symposium will provide the healthcare practitioner with up-to-date clinical information for the management of injured children.


When Children Won’t Eat: Picky Eaters Versus Problem Feeders: Assessment and Treatment Using the SOS Approach to Feeding
When Children Won’t Eat: Picky Eaters Versus Problem Feeders: Assessment and Treatment Using the SOS Approach to Feeding Banner Tuesday, May 14, 2019 8:00 AM - Friday, May 17, 2019 3:15 PM Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


The Sequential Oral Sensory (S.O.S) Approach to Feeding workshop is a trans- disciplinary program for assessing and treating children with feeding difficulties and weight/growth problems from birth to 18 years.