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of the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Welcome to the 54th Annual Meeting

22-25 June 2022 · Copenhagen · Denmark
Bella Center

ESPGHAN 52nd Annual Meeting Press Centre

ESPGHAN are pleased to welcome journalists from across the globe to the 52nd Annual Meeting where they will be able to obtain first-hand research, opinion and information on numerous paediatric digestive, hepatological and nutritional health issues affecting the world today.

Press Registration

Press registration for journalists wishing to attend ESPGHAN is now open. Press registration is free but subject to verification and approval by ESPGHAN’s press agency, Spink Health.

To apply for press registration, please click the link below and attach a copy of your press card, or a letter from your editor confirming your credentials. You must also include your full name, the title of your publication, as well as a contact email and telephone number and the country you are attending from.

To apply for press registration please write an e-mail to

Once submitted, ESPGHAN aim to confirm your registration status within two working days.

ESPGHAN 52nd Annual Meeting Press Centre

Registered members of the press are invited to use the on-site press centre. Upon arrival, press members will be handed a press pack, containing all relevant congress information, press releases and expert spokespeople biographies.

Members of the press are invited to arrange one-to-one interviews with leading experts whilst on-site at the congress, and private interview rooms are available to be booked.

The Press Centre will be open all day on Thursday, Friday and until noon on Saturday.

Press Releases

All ESPGHAN’s press releases from the 52nd Annual Meeting will be published here.

Media Release: High fibre during pregnancy reduces the risk of coeliac disease in children, novel research finds

 (Glasgow, 7 June, 2019) High fibre intake during pregnancy is linked with a decreased risk of coeliac disease in children, new research presented today at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the European Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN) has shown.

Click here to view the full media release.

Click here to view the coeliac disease infographic.


Media Release: Researchers warn: junk food could be responsible for the food allergy epidemic

(Glasgow, 8 June, 2019) Experts at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN) are today presenting the results of a study that show higher levels of advanced glycation end products (AGEs), found in abundance in junk food, are associated with food allergy in children.

Click here to view the full media release.

Click here to view the junk food and food allergy infographic.

Media Release: New blood test on horizon for the 1 in 10 children who suffer common liver disease

(Glasgow, 8 June, 2019) A new blood test could become clinical practice within five years, reducing the need for a liver biopsy in the management of paediatric Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD), as a major new international paediatric liver registry collaboration yields early results.

Click here to view the full media release.

Click here to view the NAFLD infographic.

Press Policy

  • The use of the ESPGHAN name, ESPGHAN logo, and the congress logo in any fashion, by any commercial entity, for any purpose is expressly prohibited before, during and after a congress without prior written consent of ESPGHAN.
  • Picture taking, filming and recording of the Scientific Programme or any part of it is not allowed unless approved in writing by the Professional Congress Organisation acting on behalf of ESPGHAN. If you would like to request permission, this must be done in advance, please email
  • Press and media interviews can be arranged on-demand through ESPGHAN’s media agency, Spink Health. Please contact to arrange an interview.
  • The guidelines for press, media and publications are applicable for the publication of material and information on the internet. Given that all material presented at the congress is of public interest and not confidential anymore, ESPGHAN expects such publications to be accessible without prior registration to a site even if the registration is free.

Full details of the Annual Meeting guidelines, including the photography, and audio/visual recording policy can be found here.

  • In addition to these media policies, ESPGHAN would like to make clear that accepted abstracts are accepted on the basis that they remain unpublished by any other person or organisation other than ESPGHAN until their presentation at the Annual Meeting.
  • Any person or organisation wishing to publish a press release on an accepted abstract must ensure that the press release is embargoed until 00.01AM local time (to the congress) on the day of presentation. Press releases concerning accepted abstracts must also be reviewed by ESPGHAN’s media team and as such should be submitted to ESPGHAN’s media team aim to review the press release within two working days of receipt.

Contact the ESPGHAN Press Office

Telephone: +44 (0) 1444 811 099


 ESPGHAN Press Office
The Hay Loft
Balcombe Place Stables
Balcombe / West Sussex
RH17 6QJ
United Kingdom