Scientific Programme

Scientific Programme

Below is a preliminary version of the scientific programme for the virtual WFPICCS 2022 congress and can be subject to change.

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Time of all sessions are given according to South African time zone which is 2 hours ahead the Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+2).

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08:30 - 17:30 / (GMT+2)

Workshops / Regional Meetings
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08:30 - 17:30 / (GMT+2)

Workshops / Regional Meetings
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17:30 - 18:00 / (GMT+2)

BREAK

18:00 - 18:30 / (GMT+2)

Welcome by Congress Chairs

18:30 - 19:00 / (GMT+2)

HALL 1

Plenary 1:
Positive SA patient story

19:00 / (GMT+2)

Welcoming Social Event / Online Toast

07:30 - 08:45 / (GMT+2)

HALL 1 HALL 2 HALL 3 HALL 4 HALL 5
Sunrise session:
Long Covid
Sunrise session
(Panel/round table):
Implementing guidelines internationally

Moderator:
Muralidharan
Jayashree
Roberto Jaborniski, Argentina
Muralidharan Jayashree, India
Saraswati Kache, United States
Niranjan Kissoon, Canada
Suchitra Ranjit, India
Cases over Coffee Sunrise session:
TAXI-CAB

Moderator: Marianne Nellis, United
States
- Summary of TAXI-CAB - Methods and Overall Recommendations, Marianne Nellis, United Sates
- Plasma and Platelet Transfusion
Strategies for Critically Ill Children
with Cancer, Liver Failure and/or
Sepsis/DIC
, Gemma Crighton
- Research Priorities for Plasma and
Platelet Transfusion Strategies for
Critically Ill Children and
Implementation of TAXI-CAB
Guidance
,Kenneth Remy, United States
Cases over Coffee

08:45 - 09:00 / (GMT+2)

Break

09:00 - 10:20 / (GMT+2)

Time HALL 1 HALL 2 HALL 3 HALL 4 HALL 5
09:00 - 10:20 The Lungs 1 The Brain - Infection and the brain Covid-19 - Lessons learnt from across the globe Sepsis 1 The Kidney 1
09:00 - 09:20 Is it pARDS and does it matter?
Analia Fernandez, Argentina
Viral infections
Ericka Fink, United States
Justice and allocation of resources
Jayashree Muralidharan, India
Optimising haemodynamics
Suchitra Ranjit, India
What's new in AKI?
Beatrice Nyann, Ghana
09:20 - 09:40 What really damages the lung during mechanical ventilation?
Martin Kneyber, The Netherlands
Bacterial infections
Arun Bansal, India
Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) Associated with Covid-19
Yonca Bulut, United States
What are the prospects for implementing precision therapy in sepsis?
Vanessa Soares Lanziotti, Brazil
Is there a role for PD in the modern era?
Mignon McCulloch, South Africa
09:40 - 10:00 International pediatric ventilator
liberation clinical practice
guidelines

Samer Abu-Sultaneh, United
States
Tropical diseases
Karthi Nallasamy, India
Infection control and the impact of Covid-19 protocols for health care professionals Sepsis phenotypes - you may get more than you asked for!
Scott Weiss, United States
Neonatal AKI and management thereof
Ayse Akcan Arikan, United States
10:00 - 10:20 Pulmonary Rehabilitation in the PICU and beyond
Brenda Morrow, South Africa
Use of transcranial doppler in paediatric CNS infection
Nicole O’Brien, United States
How best to communicate with patients and families
Jennifer Foster, Canada
Temperature thresholds in PICU
Barney Scholefield, UK
Innovations in RRT in resource limited environments
Peter Nourse, South Africa

10:20 - 10:45 / (GMT+2)

Break

10:45 - 11:30 / (GMT+2)

HALL 1 – 5

Oral Abstracts Presentations

11:30 - 12:00 / (GMT+2)

HALL 1

Plenary 2:
The impact of COVID19 on PICC service and delivery

Hari Krishnan, UK

12:00 - 12:30 / (GMT+2)

HALL 1

Plenary 3:
What’s new and what’s not in pARDS

Martin Kneyber, The Netherlands

12:30 - 14:00 / (GMT+2)

Lunch Breaks – 90 min. & Industry Sessions – 45 min within lunch breaks

14:00 - 15:20 / (GMT+2)

Time HALL 1 HALL 2 HALL 3 HALL 4 HALL 5
14:00 - 15:20 The Heart - Cardiology Bioethics / Advocacy Resuscitation Research in PICU Fluids & Electrolytes & Metabolism
14:00 - 14:20 Basic science/Physiology/Anatomy Children's rights and access to critical care
Sebastian GonzalezDambrauskas, Uruguay
New advances
David Kloeck, South Africa
Data Science and Informatics
Research in the PICU: From Bytes
to Bedside

Nelson Sanchez-Pinto, United
States
How has fluid practice changed in HIC since FEAST?
Anna Camporesi, Italy
14:20 - 14:40 Neurological considerations in congenital heart disease Ethical Considerations for Children
During Mass Emergencies

Niranjan Kissoon, Canada
Challenges in CPR
Elizabeth Hunt, United States
Precision science - Human genome across the world and issues in genetic variation - where should research be happening for the best answers for the most people? Fluids and nutrition - balancing water and calories
Luise Marino, UK
14:40 - 15:00 Acute and chronic heart failure in the PICU
Jane Cassidy, UK
Ethical conflict in PICU: forget
consensus - we need to learn how
to have better quality arguments

Melanie Jansen, Australia
Why train CPR where there is no PICU?
John Appiah, Ghana
Clinical Trials - Causality vs. association in research reporting - language matters!
Robert Tasker, United States
Preventing cerebral oedema in DKA - current best practice
Nicole McKinnon, Canada
15:00 - 15:20 Cardiac imaging
Fabio Joly, Brazil
Care planning - when parents and professionals don't agree
Erin Paquette , United States
Outcomes of cardiac arrest
Vinay Nadkarni, United States
What's hot and what's not - next two years of PICC research
Tammara Jenkins, United States
Do fluid boluses harm more in LMICs? Evidence since FEAST?

15:20 - 15:45 / (GMT+2)

Break

15:45 - 17:00 / (GMT+2)

HALL 1 HALL 2 HALL 3 HALL 4 HALL 5
Discussion / perspective session:
How do we disseminate training and support across the world to improve cardiac PICU care?

Moderator:
Intikhab Zafarullah, UK
Panelists:
Uche Anene-Nzelu, Nigeria
Heide Kunzmann, South Africa
Krishna Kumar, India
Discussion:
Pediatric sepsis definitions: What do they mean to me?

Moderators:
Luregn Schlapbach,
Australia
Lauren Sorce, United States
Panelists:
Daniela Souza, Brazil
Roberto Jarboniski, Argentina
Mark Peters, UK
Panel presentions / discussion:
Disseminating and implementing global pediatric critical care research priorities

Moderator: TBC
Panelists:
Martin Kneyber, The Netherlands
Panel Discussion:
Rare Diseases in PICU:
Caring for children and families with rare conditions

Moderator: TBC
Panelists:
Melanie Janse, Australia
Jane Booth, South Africa
Indira Jayakumar, India
Discussion:
What is a “good death”?

Moderator:
Fiona Miles, New
Zealand
Panelists:
Ashleigh Butler, Australia
Anne-Sophie Darlington, UK
Satoshi Nakagawa, Japan

17:00 - 19:00 / (GMT+2)

HALL 1

Emerging Nursing Science in Pediatric Critical Care

17:00 - 18:15 / (GMT+2)

HALL 2

Ensuring longevity of Career in PICU

07:30 - 08:45 / (GMT+2)

HALL 1 HALL 2 HALL 3 HALL 4 HALL 5
Sunrise session:
Pediatric PADIS guidelines

Speakers:
John Berkenbosch, United States
TBC
Cases over Coffee Sunrise session:
Social Media and Critical Care

Moderators:
Vanessa Lanziotti, Brazil
Alexandra Ferguson, Australia
- We can all learn together - using
social media as a platform for
education and training

- COVID-19 and harnessing the social
media tsunami
, Anna Zanin
- Crafting the perfect tweet and
learning to level up
, Cath Hubbuck,
UK
- Being a Pro: How to use social media
responsibly
Cases over Coffee Sunrise session:
PALICC 2

Speakers:
Robinder Khemani, United Sates
Yolanda M. López-Fernández, Spain
Guillaume Emeriaud, Canada

08:45 - 09:00 / (GMT+2)

Break

09:00 - 10:20 / (GMT+2)

Time HALL 1 HALL 2 HALL 3 HALL 4 HALL 5
09:00 - 10:20 Educational Models Quality and Safety Liver / GIT Global PICU Perspectives 1 Sepsis 2
09:00 - 09:20 Simulation educational philosophies
David Grant, UK
Managing critically ill or injured children by remote - telemedicine approaches
Tina Kendrick, Australia
Should we revise energy estimation equations?
Chengsi Ong, Singapore
Developing PICU in Ghana - are we crazy?
Charlyne Kilba, Ghana
Paediatric sepsis - A global perspective
Niranjan Kissoon, Canada
09:20 - 09:40 Simulation training - from competence to building capability
Sarah Wright, Australia
Lean systems for pediatric critical and emergency care
Elizabeth Molyneux, UK
The role of liver transplantation in acute liver failure
Khalid Shariff, UK
Balancing "Western" and traditional medicine in the PICU
Michael Canarie, United States
DNA viremia in sepsis
Mark Hall, United States
09:40 - 10:00 Hocus- pocus - how do we ensure competency for point of care skills
Jonny Wilkinson, UK
Dealing with disasters Short gut syndrome - how short can you go? Oxygen monitoring and provision in LICs
Trevor Duke, Australia
Fungal sepsis in PICU
Sainath Raman, Australia
10:00 - 10:20 Applying the "inverted classroom" in paediatric critical care teaching
Briseida Mema, Canada
Risk assessment - lessons from the mountains
Rik De Decker, South Africa
The gut microbiome - what does it mean and does it really matter?
Lauren Sorce, United States
Management of envenomation in resource-limited settings
Hans Joerg Lang, Germany
Tropical infectious diseases in PICU
Swee Fong Tang, Malaysia

10:20 - 10:45 / (GMT+2)

Break

10:45 - 11:30 / (GMT+2)

HALL 1 – 5

Oral Abstracts Presentations

11:30 - 12:00 / (GMT+2)

HALL 1

Plenary 4:
Individualised care in the PICU

Anne-Sylvie Ramelet, Switzerland

12:00 - 12:30 / (GMT+2)

HALL 1

Plenary 5:
How do we make diverse (PICC) teams work

Peter Laussen, United States

12:30 - 14:00 / (GMT+2)

Lunch Breaks – 90 min. & Industry Sessions – 45 min within lunch breaks

13:00 - 14:00 / (GMT+2)

AHP Scientist Session

14:00 - 15:20 / (GMT+2)

Time HALL 1 HALL 2 HALL 3 HALL 4 HALL 5
14:00 - 15:20 Sedation /Analgesia The Heart - Optimising peri-operative care Survive and Thrive - ICU Outcomes Caring for the carers 1 The Lungs 2
14:00 - 14:20 New drugs for analgesia and sedation Perioperative planning for early extubation
Sandra Staveski, USA
Life beyond PICU, is it ever the same?
Joseph Manning, UK
The effect of staff conflict on patient outcomes and how to resolve it
Erin Paquette, United States
NIV and HFNC - helpful or harmful ? - LMIC considerations
Manu Sundaram, Qatar
14:20 - 14:40 Non-pharmacological approach to pain and distress
Mallory Perry, United States
Recognition and management of post-operation arrythmias
Vinay Bhole, UK
Transitioning from acute critically ill to long-term technology dependent care at home
Jane Booth, South Africa
Moral distress - withdrawal and withholding life-sustaining treatments
Roxanne Kirsch, Canada
NIV/HFNC - has it helped us ? - HIC considerations
Natalie Napolitano, United States
14:40 - 15:00 Lived experiences of patients and caregivers with PICU Delirium
Jasmin Moradi, Canada
Nutritional considerations for the cardiac surgical patient-preparing for surgery
Luise Marino, UK
PICU outcomes - what to measure and how?
Aline Maddux, United States
Wellness is more than absence of burnout
Rachael Morrison, UK
COAST implications
15:00 - 15:20 Preventing and treating delirium in PICU
Deborah Long, Australia
Optimising cardiac care Sleep and circadian rhythm - what mothers struggle with at home post ICU
Lauren Sorce, United States
Imposter syndrome and beyond Drug delivery to the lungs
Christopher Newth, United States

15:20 - 15:45 / (GMT+2)

Break

15:45 - 17:00 / (GMT+2)

HALL 1 HALL 2 HALL 3 HALL 4 HALL 5
Perspectives / Discussion session:
Impact of COVID-19 on Pediatric Critical Care

Moderator:
Gillian Colville, UK
Making the PICU work for the oncology patient?
Moderator:
Asya Agulnik, USA
Panelists:
Reut Kassif Lerner,Israel
Dilanee Sangaran, UK
Discussion:
How do we define the role for the ICU team in post-discharge care?

Moderator:
Karen Choong, Canada
Discussion:
Research Consortium Multicenter PICU Research and research in LMIC

Moderators:
Lauren Sorce, United States
Panelists:
Sainath Raman, Australia
Hari Krishnan, UK
Jan Hau Lee, Singapore
Mavilde Pedreira, Brazil
Discussion/debate:
Interdisciplinary team functioning to optimise comfort and safety

Panelists:
Ali Ferguson, Australia
Rhian Issac, UK
Manjinder Kaur, India

07:30 - 08:45 / (GMT+2)

HALL 1 HALL 2 HALL 3 HALL 4 HALL 5
Sunrise session:
Making best use of limited resource to optimise quality and safety

John Appiah, Ghana
Marissa Seepersaud, Guyana
Soonu Udani, India
Idah Sendagala, Uganda
Luise Marino, UK
Ram Mudhoo, Mauritius
Cases over Coffee Sunrise session:
Innovation in PICU, global perspectives. Moving from great ideas to actual implementation
Cases over Coffee Sunrise session:
Clinical use of lung ultrasound for physiotherapy

Moderator : Georgie Pizimolas, Australia
Georgie Pizimolas, Australia

08:45 - 09:00 / (GMT+2)

Break

09:00 - 10:20 / (GMT+2)

Time HALL 1 HALL 2 HALL 3 HALL 4 HALL 5
09:00 - 10:20 ECMO Family Care Combined organ systems Pharmacology - Drug therapy in the PICU End of life care
09:00 - 09:20 ECMO for cardiac arrest
Tim Jones, UK
‘Footprints for Sam’ Burden of paediatric trauma across the globe
Shruti Agrawal, UK
Genetic diversity and pharmacotherapy Withdrawing and with-holding life-sustaining therapy - ethical and practical considerations
Fiona Miles, New Zeland
09:20 - 09:40 Anticoagulation controversies
Gail Annich, Canada
Parental and family mental health/wellness - who’s  responsibility are they?
Gillian Colville, UK
Gun violence in children
Sebastian Van As, South Africa
Best practice management of seizures and status epilepticus in PICU- global approach
Michaela Waak, Australia
Determining brain death - criteria and considerations
Matthew Kirschen , United States
09:40 - 10:00 Pharmacology considerations
Michele Cree, Australia
What is happening in the home? -How to prevent readmissions related to social determinants of health 
Loretta Scaini-Clarke , Australia
Burns in children
David Kloeck, South Africa
What drugs are available to support the heart across the world? Barriers to organ procurement
Omer Aziz, UK
10:00 - 10:20 ECMO in COVID-19 and global outcomes
Matteo Di Nardo, Italy
Managing anxiety in families and children with repeat PCU admissions Rehabiltation after severe trauma
Brenda Morrow, South Africa
From dreams to practice - when will be able to apply the "-omics"? Living-related organ donation - providing support when it doesn’t work
Satoshi Nakagawa, Japan

10:20 - 10:45 / (GMT+2)

Break

10:45 - 11:30 / (GMT+2)

Hall 1 – 5

Oral Abstracts Presentations

11:30 - 12:00 / (GMT+2)

HALL 1

Plenary 6:
Climate change, health and the future for our children

Anthony Costello & Marina Romanello, UK

12:00 - 12:30 / (GMT+2)

HALL 1

Plenary 7:
The place for paediatric critical care in Africa

Andrew Argent, South Africa

12:30 - 14:00 / (GMT+2)

Lunch Breaks – 90 min. & Industry Sessions – 45 min within lunch breaks

14:00 - 15:20 / (GMT+2)

Time HALL 1 HALL 2 HALL 3 HALL 4 HALL 5
14:00 - 15:20 Global PICU perspectives: Improvisational technologies for implementing PICU care in LICs Caring for the Carers 2 The Kidney 2 The Brain Telemedicine
14:00 - 14:20 14:00 - 14:16
Oxygen delivery

Sebastian Gonzalez-Dambrauskas, Uruguay
Nurturing and growing PICU leadership
Elaine Gilfoyle, Canada
Conservative management of AKI Severe TBI management guidelines - where are we two years later?
Robert Tasker, United States
Remote and robotic technology for teleconsults
14:20 - 14:40 14:16 - 14:32 Dialysis
Peter Nourse, South Africa
Career planning for the "ageing" PICU health professional What is the ideal CRRT in the PICU setting?
Kevin Plumpton, Australia
Brain injury monitoring
Athony Figaji, South Africa
Medicolegal considerations in telemedicine- who carries patient responsibility?
Christina Harry, Scotland
14:40 - 15:00 14:32 - 14:48 Cardiac support
Suchitra Ranjit, India
Human factors in PICU - physical, emotional, cognitive Renal angina
Stuart Goldstein, United States
Non-pharmacological approach to dystonia
Helen Mercer, UK
Telemedicine procedures - the CathChat experience
Rik De Decker, South Africa
15:00 - 15:20 14:48 - 15:04 Diagnosis and monitoring
Roberto Jarbonisk, Argentina
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15:05 - 15:20 Nutrition support
Jorge Antonio Coss-Bu, United States
Dealing with public antagonism and violence Saving young lives in Africa
Mignon McCulloch, South Africa
Pharmacological approach to dystonia
Michele Mills, United States
AI and Machine Learning for Clinical Prediction
Tellen Bennett, United States

15:20 - 15:45 / (GMT+2)

Break

15:45 - 16:15 / (GMT+2)

HALL 1

Closing ceremony

16:15 - 16:45 / (GMT+2)

HALL 1

Plenary 8:
The changing face of PICC in the 21st century

Ann Thompson, United States

16:45 - 17:00 / (GMT+2)

HALL 1

Handover Ceremony