47th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neonatology and Paediatric Intensive Care (GNPI)

17 – 19 June 2021 • Digital

The digital congress

Preliminary programme

Abstract submission

Scientific programme

Thank you for your interest in the digital 47th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neonatology and Paediatric Intensive Care (GNPI) which will be held from 17 – 19 June 2021.

Soon you will find the updated programme of the GNPI's annual digital meeting here. 

You can look forward to an interesting and exciting scientific programme with the following main topics:

Main topics NICU

  • Innovations in patient safety and simulation
  • Microbiome – from association to causality
  • Stem cell therapy – Finally ready for clinical application?
  • New challenges in palliative care and ethics
  • Neuroprotection and outcome of extremely premature infants
  • "Interface" obstetrics/neonatology – concepts for joint support
  • Prevention of respiratory damage in extremely premature infants – LISA plus
  • POCUS – Point of Care Ultrasound in NICU and PICU and Functional Imaging

Main topics PICU

  • Extracorporal procedures – new technologies and equipment
  • Paediatric Cardiology and Cardiosurgery at the PICU – working at the limit
  • Optimized ventilation strategies through innovative monitoring
  • Wake respiration – Analgesia/sedation revisited

Main topics Nursing

  • Generalist nursing training – impact on care and work in the ward
  • Migration and demographic change
  • Transition of complex patients – challenges and solution strategies
  • Parental accompaniment at the NICU
  • Palliative care before, during and after birth

Main topics EFCNI

  • Family-centred care in times of COVID-19
  • Discharge management and aftercare
  • Safe nutrition
  • Long-term outcome and consequences for the family
  • The role of parents in clinical trials

Selected new workshops

  • Sim Challenge (Sim Championships - Neo Escape Room - Child emergency simulation)
  • Lung ultrasound in neonatology
  • LISA – different techniques, equipment and alternative strategies
  • Manchester Triage in paediatric emergency medicine

The official conference language is German. A few sessions in English are designated within the scientific programme.