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of the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Welcome to the 51st Annual Meeting

09-12 May 2018 · Geneva · Switzerland


The Scientific Programme is live! Learn more about the content in the Courses and the Annual Meeting!

Programme for the Annual Meeting

The official Annual Meeting starts on Thursday, 10 May 2018 and ends on Saturday, 12 May 2018. It provides stimulating and informative State of the Art and Key Note Lectures from leading experts in gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition. Parallel sessions will comprise of stimulating symposia and oral abstract presentations. The meeting will also offer an Endoscopy Learning Zone for hands-on training. A combination of posters and selected e-posters will provide attendees with the opportunity to view and discuss latest results.An overview about the Scientific Programme can be found here.

Wednesday, 09 May 2018 will concentrate on three parallel full day courses: a post Graduate course, and advanced course on Inflammatory Bowel Diseases and a postgraduate course for Allied Health Professionals. These courses are invaluable to all Health Care Professionals 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.

We invite you all to attend the 51st Annual Meeting of ESPGHAN.

Sessions within the agenda at the 2018 Annual Meeting will include the following topics: 


Eosinophilic inflammation of the GI tract Vegetarian and vegan diets Use and abuse of gluten-free diets
Intestinal epithelium and gastrointestinal problems Lymphocytic disorders of the GI tract Coagulation disorders in liver disease

SIBO – diagnosis and management

Aetiology of infant feeding disorders

Diagnosis of GERD: what? When?

EBV in pediatric IBD Vedolizumab in pediatric IBD Regulation of apetite
Mitochondrial diseases and liver transplantation Hepatic problems in malignancies How to use medications in pediatric liver

Infectious control in IBD

Nutrition in children with neurological disability

Elimination Diets in Crohn's Disease