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ANNUAL
MEETING

of the European Society for Paedriatic Gastronentology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Welcome to the 50th Annual Meeting

10-13 May 2017 · Prague · Czech Republic
International Conference Centre

About ESPGHAN

The European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN) is a multi-professional organisation whose aim is to promote the health of children with special attention to the gastrointestinal tract, liver and nutritional status, through knowledge creation, the dissemination of science based information, the promotion of best practice in the delivery of care and the provision of high quality education for paediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition professionals in Europe and beyond.

Committees

ESPGHAN has three standing committees focusing on gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition. All of these committees aim to promote child health and increase understanding and treatment of disease states. ESPGHAN members are also involved in various working groups that are linked to the appropriate standing committee and concentrate on particular aspects of child care and / or disease states.

Additionally, the Allied Health Professional Committee aims to enhance the multidisciplinary approach in Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition in Europe, and the Trainee Committee promotes and supports specialist training and guides trainees towards full membership of ESPGHAN.

Other committees within ESPGHAN include the following: Ethics, Finance, International Affairs and Publications.

The ESPGHAN Council:

PresidentRaanan Shamir, Israel
Past President
Berthold Koletzko, Germany
General Secretary Genevieve Veereman, Belgium
Treasurer Annamaria Staiano, Italy
Education Secretary  Gabor Veres, Hungary
International Affairs Representative Jernej Dolinsek, Slovenia
Scientific Secretary Piotr Socha, Poland
Committee on Gastroenterology Nikhil Thapar, United Kingdom
Committee on Hepatology Henkjan Verkade, Netherlands
Committee on Nutrition
Mary Fewtrell, United Kingdom
Allied Health Professionals Tena Niseteo, Croatia
Trainee CommitteeNicolette Moes, Netherlands
Chair of LOCJiri Bronsky, Czech Republic

Scientific Programme Committee:

Scientific Secretary Piotr Socha, Poland
Chair of LOCJiri Bronsky, Czech Republic
Gastroenterology Nikhil Thapar, United Kingdom
Hepatology Henkjan Verkade, Netherlands
Nutrition Mary Fewtrell, United Kingdom
Allied Health Professionals Tena Niseteo, Croatia

Local Organising Committee: Czech Republic

ChairJiri Bronsky
Further LOC members

Ondrej Hradsky
Radana Kotalova
Jan Melek
Katarina Mitrova
Jiri Nevoral
Peter Szitany