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

16 – 19 June 2021 • Digital

The digital congress

Online Programme

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 16 – 19 June 2021.

Look forward to an exciting and varied conference programme under the motto "Viennese Melange", "Female Neonatology" as well as "Working at the Border"!

Please note the following information:

  • Due to the changeover to the digital format, we have readjusted the programme for you.
  • The workshops will be held on 16 & 17 June 2021

Get yourself an overview and follow the programme design on a daily basis!

Online Programme

The following functions are available:

  • Navigation between the individual days at the upper edge of the screen
  • Display all sessions in a specific room by clicking on the room name


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

  • Virtual Sim Championships
  • Digital Debriefing Challenge
  • Lung ultrasound in neonatology
  • LISA – Virtual Reality Experience
  • Manchester Triage in paediatric emergency medicine

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