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ANNUAL
MEETING

of the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Welcome to the 52nd Annual Meeting

5-8 June 2019 · Glasgow · Scotland
Scottish Event Campus (SEC)

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
President ElectSanja Kolacek, Croatia
General Secretary Jorge Amil Dias, Portugal
Treasurer Annamaria Staiano, Italy
Education Secretary  Iva Hojsak, Croatia
International Affairs Representative Christina Almuthe Hauer, Austria
Scientific Secretary Matthias Zilbauer, United Kingdom
Gastroenterology Committee Nikhil Thapar, United Kingdom
Hepatology Committee Henkjan Verkade, Netherlands
Nutrition Committee Magnus Domellöf, Sweden
Allied Health Professionals Jackie Falconer, United Kingdom
Young ESPGHAN CommitteeNathalie Rock, Switzerland
Chair of LOCRichard Russell, United Kingdom

Scientific Programme Committee:

PresidentRaanan Shamir, Israel
Scientific Secretary Matthias Zilbauer, United Kingdom
Chair of LOCRichard Russell, United Kingdom
Gastroenterology Nikhil Thapar, United Kingdom
Hepatology Henkjan Verkade, Netherlands
Nutrition Magnus Domellöf, Sweden
Allied Health Professionals Jackie Falconer, United Kingdom

Local Organising Committee: United Kingdom

ChairRichard Russell
Further LOC member

Andrew Barclay
Elaine Buchanan
Victoria Garrick
Deirdre Kelly
David Wilson