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Invitation Letter

Europaediatrics Congress (EPA/UNEPSA) 17-21th April 2024

Dear Colleagues and Friends

We are delighted to welcome you at the 11th Europaediatrics Congress which will be held in Antalya, Türkiye, 17-21 April 2024.

The meeting of Europaediatrics is a biennial congress for all general paediatricians and paediatric sub-specialists in Europe. It is the major scientific event of the European Paediatric Association and the Union of National European Paediatric Societies and Association (EPA-UNEPSA). EPA-UNEPSA represents all countries in Europe, with over 50 National European Paediatric Societies and Associations operating to promote child health and enhance paediatric care in both Europe and internationally.

The congress is being hosted by the European Paediatric Association (EPA-UNEPSA) https://www.epa-unepsa.eu/ in the beautiful ancient city of Antalya founded in the 2nd century BC and situated on the Mediterranean coast. Antalya and Türkiye are steeped in history, culture and medicine and have many magnificent buildings. The Congress will be held in the Granada Hotel and Convention Center, Belek, Antalya, Türkiye located in the heart of the city, close to many historic buildings and museums. There is easy international access with low cost Turkish Airline flights throughout the day.

The scientific programme will commence on Thursday 18th April 2024 with a series of workshops along with Keynote lectures, symposia, debates, free communications, poster presentations and meet the expert sessions which will allow both clinicians and researcher to hear and share the most recent developments and future perspectives of the field. It will be preceded by all day workshops on Wednesday 17th April. See list of Keynote Speakers and Pre-Congress Workshops.

Internationally renowned experts will present, explore and share the latest developments in research and clinical practice on many important topics, in a programme with prestigious Keynote lectures, symposia, meet the expert and new perspective sessions. Interaction and discussion will be the essence of this meeting, and the free oral communications and poster sessions will enable all participants to benefit from this expertise. It will provide a forum for the exchange of the latest scientific and clinical information and promote international collaboration in clinical care, education and research.

Accepted abstracts will be published and awards will be presented for the best posters and oral presentations.

We hope that you will find time to enjoy the beautiful city of Antalya and visit the surrounding countryside which is rich in history, architecture, culture, sport and natural beauty.

The meeting will conclude on Saturday with an EPA social evening. The congress will give all delegates and their partners, families and friends an opportunity to renew old friendships, meet new friends, build bridges and establish international clinical and research networks.

We hope you will join us and participate in the congress. We look forward to meeting you and welcoming you in Antalya.

Professor Massimo Pettoello-Mantovani
President European Paediatric Association EPA/UNEPSA

Professor Mehmet Vural
President Europeaediatrics EPA/UNEPSA Congress,
Treasurer/Secretary General EPA/UNEPSA

Professor Hilary Hoey
Chair Scientific Committee, Vice President EPA/UNEPSA

Professor Esra Şevketoğlu
Co- Chair Scientific Committee,
Professor of Pediatrics, Chief of PICU İstanbul, Türkiye

17 - 21 April 2024
Granada Convention Center, Belek, Antalya, Türkiye

11th Europaediatrics Congress will be held in Antalya, Türkiye, 17 - 21 April 2024.

The meeting of Europaediatrics is a biennial congress for all general paediatricians and paediatric sub-specialists in Europe. It is the major scientific event of the European Paediatric Association and the Union of National European Paediatric Societies and Association (EPA-UNEPSA). EPA-UNEPSA represents all countries in Europe, with over 50 National European Paediatric Societies and Associations operating to promote child health and enhance paediatric care in both Europe and internationally.

10 November 2023 – Deadline for Early-bird Registration

10 February 2024 – Deadline for Online Abstract Submission

12 February 2024 – Notification of Abstract Acceptance

April 17-21, 2024 – Congress Dates