Why Attend

#EAPS2022 is going to Barcelona. Join us in person, or online, to learn, grow and network with renowned professionals. We will discuss novel discoveries, the newest therapeutic techniques and diagnostic tools as well as the most up-to-date research in paediatrics.


Let`s get together to contribute to “Shaping the Future of Child Health”!


your knowledge with the latest scientific advancements in paediatric health care.


to advancing the paediatrics field with your latest research paper.


with international practitioners, researchers, and industry leaders in person or online.


30 CME credits by participating, grow professionally, and develop your career on an international level.

Barcelona or Online

Attending Onsite

gives access to all scientific sessions live, as well as selected ones on demand for 3 months after the Congress.

Networking in-person with speakers and experts is another unique opportunity for those joining us in Barcelona.

Attend high-quality scientific deliberations and enjoy one of the most beautiful cities in Europe at the same time.

Attending Online

gives access selected live sessions, and access pre-recorded ones on demand for 3 months after the Congress.

The innovative EAPS 2022 virtual platform will give the option to chat with international experts online.

Learn and get inspired by amazing paediatric science from the comfort of your own home, anywhere, anytime.


Register Today

Take part in this 5-days premier paediatrics event to discuss the latest research discoveries, innovative clinical practices, and technological advances in the field.


Book Your Hotel

Start planning your trip to Barcelona by booking your hotel! Reserve your stay through our official online reservation system and enjoy exclusive deals.


Explore the Program

Hear from over 250 established professionals and be the first to learn the cutting-edge developments in paediatrics presented in 200 sessions and 1200 posters.


Join the Community

Attend #EAPS2022 network, collaborate and learn from international researchers, practitioners, and industry professionals.

Programme Highlights

ESPR Sessions

8 October
11:00-11:25 – Laryngeal mask use, Daniele Trevisanuto, Italy
11:25-11:50 – Technology in the delivery room, Don Sharkey, UK
17:00-17:25 – Neuronal connectivity in the preterm brain, Ulrika Aden, Sweden

9 October
11:00-11:25 – Core outcomes measures of FamilyCentred Care: Are we measuring the right thing?, Anna Axelin, Finland
11:25-11:50 – Music therapy to improve outcome, Jos Latour, UK
17:00-17:25 – Brain injury in CHd babies neuroprotective strategies for a better outcome, Manon Benders, Netherlands

10 October
11:00-11:25 – Effect of breastfeeding on cardiac function, Afif El-Kuffash, Ireland
11:25-11:50 – Therapeutic intervention in preterm brain injury, Monica Fumagalli, Italy
17:00-17:25 – Update on cord clamping, Gene Dempsey, Ireland

EAP Sessions

8 October
11:00-11:25 – The recommended follow up of paediatric cancer patients in the community
11:25-11:50 – Paediatric cancer patients: are they ever cured? A long term care plan for the primary care paediatrician
17:00-17:25 – The changing pediatric morbidity profile during COVID-19: what can we learn?, Susanna Esposito, Italy

9 October
11:00-11:25 – Childhood wheezing: what is new?, Arunas Valiulis, Lithuania
11:25-11:50 – CF is it a vanishing disease?
17:00-17:25 – Skin problems in children: cautious with cortisone?, Talia Kakourou, Greece

10 October
11:00-11:25 – Gender dysphoria
11:25-11:50 – Influence of social media and self-esteem
17:00-17:25 – Off label drugs in children, Lenneke Schrier, Netherlands

ESPNIC Sessions

8 October
11:00-11:25 – Each unit should have a neurocritical care programme
11:25-11:50 – Therapeutic hypothermia in critically ill children: where are we now?, Corinne Buysse, Netherlands
17:00-17:25 – Clinical studies in paediatric mechanical ventilation: personal vs community equipoise, Martin Kneyber, Netherlands

9 October
11:00-11:25 – The future of cardiac intensive care: what will the decade bring?, Paul Checchia, USA
11:25-11:50 – Cardiac intensive care provision for neonates and children across Europe, Aparna Hoskote, UK
17:00-17:25 – The effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on medical training, Zoltan Gyorgyi, Hungary

10 October
11:00-11:25 – Nurses as change drivers to reduce the painful procedures in the NICU, Jos Latour, UK
11:25-11:50 – Application of evidence-based practice pain management in PICUs, Anne-Sylvie Ramelet, Switzerland
17:00-17:25 – Fluids in the PICU – which, when, and how much. An evidence-based approach, Frederic Valla, France

Interdisciplinary Sessions

 8 October
15:00-15:30 – When pain nerves misfire – assessment and management of neuropathic pain in children, Suellen Walker, UK
15:00-15:30 – Joseph Manning, UK; Gillian Colville, UK; Gayathri Subramanian UK; Lotte Haverman, Netherlands
15:00-15:30 – Clinical trials in paediatrics, Saul Faust, UK
15:30-16:00 – Treatment regimens of acute pain and chronic pain
15:30-16:00 – Neonatal trials, Gorm Greisen, Denmark 

9 October
15:00-15:30 – Kate Brown, UK (Intensive Care Medicine); Eleanor Molloy, Ireland (Pediatric Research Journal)
15:00-15:30 – Procedural sedation by anesthesiologists
15:00-15:30 – Spinal Muscular Atrophy. David Gómez Andrés, Spain
15:30-16:00 – Non-invasive methods for sedation in children, Jurgen de Graaff, Netherlands
15:30-16:00 – Duchenne muscular dystrophy, Andrés Nascimento Osorio, Spain

10 October
15:00-15:30 – Gorm Greisen, Denmark; Manon Benders, Netherlands; Ivan Bambir, Croatia
15:00-15:30 – For neonates, Ronit Pressler, UK
15:00-15:30 – NICU angle, Silvia Iacobelli, France
15:30-16:00 – For older children
15:30-16:00 – PICU angle, Joris Lemson, Netherlands 

Educational Symposium

 8 October
08:00-08:25 – Antenatal steroids
08:00-08:25 – Approaches for success: enhancing staff engagement with research, Julie Menzies, UK
08:00-08:25 – How can we optimally cope with acute pain?
08:25-08:50 – Systemic steroids in evolving BPD, Theodore Dassios, UK
08:25-08:50 – How do bedside nurse roles differ across Europe?
08:25-08:50 – How can we optimally cope with procedural pain?, Piet Leroy, Netherlands

9 October
08:00-08:25 – NeuroNICU: Hope or hype, Topun Austin, UK
08:00-08:25 – 5 cases of pediatric vasculitis, Seza Ozen, Turkey
08:00-08:25 – Implementing an early mobilisation programme in the PICU, Sapna Kudchadkar, USA
08:25-08:50 – Assessing brain function in early human development with fMRI, Tomoki Arichi, UK
08:25-08:50 – 5 cases of arthritis in children, Rolando Cimaz, Italy
08:25-08:50 -Advanced neuromonitoring in the intensive care unit

10 October
08:00-08:25 – Outcome prediction of the high-risk child, Deirdre Murray, Ireland
08:00-08:25 – Recurrent infections, when to worry, Marieke Emonts, UK
08:00-08:50 – A practical approach, Luregn Schlapbach, Switzerland; Pierre Tissieres, France
08:25-08:50 – Socioeconomic deprivation and the preterm infant: how does it affect outcome, James Boardman, UK
08:25-08:50 – Lumps and bumps are they dangerous, Nico Hartwig, Netherlands

11 October
08:00-08:25 – How to ventilate the obstructive patient, Alberto Medina Villanueva, Spain
08:00-08:25 – MRI
08:00-08:25 – What can we learn from COVID; The CLOCK study of long COVID in children, Terence Stephenson, UK
08:25-08:50 – Strategies to limit mechanical power, Vicente Modesto, Spain 
08:25-08:50 – Lung ultrasound, Francesco Raimondi, Italy
08:25-08:50 – What happened to the general paediatric population? Delayed diagnosis due to lock down, Efraim Bilavsky, Israel 

Bengt Roberson Award

10 October, 18:00 – 19:00

Young Investigator Awards

10 October, 09:00 – 10:00