Working Group “Neurodevelopment and Psychosocial Care from Fetus to Adult” Association of the European Pediatric Cardiologists (AEPC)

The Working Group “Neurodevelopment and Psychosocial Care from Fetus to Adult” of the Association of the European Pediatric Cardiologists (AEPC) has the pleasure to invite you to their bi-annual conference, 7-9  March 2018, in Leicester, U.K.
The programme aims to provide inspiring presentations and workshops regarding neuro-development and psychosocial aspects of congenital heart defects in all age groups.  Included are two keynote lectures by leading international experts:
John E. Deanfield, Barts Heart Centre, London, U.K.
William J. Gaynor, Children’s Hospital, Philadelphia, USA
The conference is an important platform for Neonatologists, Paediatricians, Cardiologists, Cardiac Surgeons, Intensivists, Neurologists, Psychologists, Nurses and other health care professionals and international patients and parent organizations in the field of congenital heart defects.
This multidisciplinary meeting offers ample opportunity for interactive exchange of new insights and share perspective on needs for the future in clinical practice and scientific research.
The programme includes a young investigators competition for the best abstracts.
Themes that will be emphasised during this meeting are
·        Fetal/neonatal counselling
·        Neurodevelopment outcomes after congenital heart surgery
·        Psychosocial functioning among different age groups
·        Quality of life with congenital heart defects
·        Social issues
Website AEPC
For information on the scientific profile and the international fields of cooperation of the AEPC Working Group please visit the AEPC website:
The preliminary programme will be circulated in due course.



Wednesday, 7 March 2018 (start 1.00p.m.) until Friday, 9 March 2018 (closure 1.00p.m.)


College Court, Knighton Road, Leicester, LE2 3UF, U.K.

Venue website:

Venue email:


+44 (0) 116 2449669



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