of the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition


Scientific Programme

The scientific programme promises to bring together a fascinating and diverse mix of speakers providing cutting edge presentations and educational sessions making the 48th Annual Meeting a must-attend meeting for all colleagues based in the world of paediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition. 

Following on from the success of the Clinical Practice sessions during the 47th Annual Meeting in Jerusalem the Scientific Committee are looking to expand this particular aspect of the programme taking in even more subjects and topics.

The 48th Annual Meeting Programme can be found on the Programme Overview page of the website. Sessions within the agenda at the 2015 Annual Meeting will include the following topics: 

Functional Gastroenterology Disease

Sugar in Infant and Child Nutrition

Pre-Term Nutrition


Liver Transplantation


IBD Treatment in GI, Hepatology and Nutrition

Establishing Healthy Eating Patterns


Eosinophilic Oesophagitus

Swallowing and Gastro-Esophaeal Reflux

Liver - Brain Axis

Novelties in Paediatric Hepatology

Nutrition and the Brain

Early Feeding and Coeliac Disease

Post Graduate and Allied Health Professional Courses

Wednesday 6 May will concentrate on a one day courses for both Allied Health Professionals and Post Graduates. These two courses are invaluable to all Allied Health Professionals and Post Graduates working with PGHAN. The courses are a fantastic forum for bringing together a wealth of knowledge from a wide range of countries

In parallel to these courses there will be a full day of Working Group Meetings offering ESPGHAN Working Groups the opportunity to meet and discuss their work and research. Working Groups are available for ESPGHAN Members to attend. Attendance at the available Working Groups can be selected during the registration process.

48th Annual Meeting of ESPGHAN

The 48th Annual Meeting will take place between Thursday 7 May and Saturday 9 May and it will concentrate on stimulating and informative Key Note Lectures from leading figures in Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. Parallel sessions will comprise of thought provoking symposia and oral abstract presentations.

A Poster display will take place within the exhibition hall providing the opportunity to view new work and research being generated within the areas of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition.

Finally, incorporated within the programme will be interesting industry satellite symposia from industry partners.