Friday 14 October

08:30 - 10:00

Plenary Session 2 - Childhood Asthma: Pathogenesis, Triggers and Treatment (joint EAACI-ERS session)

Chairs:
Nikos Papadopoulos, Greece
Fernando Martinez, United States

Mechanisms of exacerbations of childhood asthma
Nikos Papadopoulos, Greece

What is the role of allergy in asthma?
Adnan Custovic, United Kingdom

The role of immunotherapy in managing childhood asthma
Gunilla Hedlin, Sweden


10:00 - 10:30

Coffee Break

 

10:30 – 12:00

Main Symposium 3 - Asthma in Preschool Children - Issues and Controversies

Chairs:
Graham Roberts, United Kingdom
Karin Lødrup Carlsen, Norway

Diagnosing asthma in preschool children – multiple wheezing phenotypes or a single umbrella term?
Mika Mäkelä, Finland

Predicting outcome of preschool wheezing – is an asthma predictive index useful in clinical practice?
Fernando Martinez, United States 

Treatment of asthma in preschool children
Søren Pedersen, Denmark  


Main Symposium 4 - The Development of Immunological Tolerance to Food

Chairs:
Patrick Holt, Australia
Caroline Nilsson, Sweden

The development of immunological tolerance in early life
Susan Prescott, Australia

What determines the successful development of clinical tolerance to food
Kirsten Beyer, Germany

Can we successfully induce tolerance in allergic children?
Anna Nowak-Wegrzyn, United States


Oral Abstract Session 2 – Understanding the Development and Progression of Allergy

Chairs:
Gary Wong, Hong Kong
Cansin Sackesen, Turkey

Introductory lecture by Gary Wong: What can genetics tell us about the development of allergic disease

Oral Abstracts O7-O12 will be presented.


Oral Abstract Session 3 – Pediatric Food Allergy

Chairs:
Aline Sprikkelman, The Netherlands
Carsten Bindslev-Jensen, Denmark

Introductory lecture by Aline Sprikkelman: The role of immunoglobullin light chains in the pathogenesis of cow's milk allergy

Oral Abstracts O13 - O18 will be presented.

Poster Discussion Session 2 – Understanding Asthma and Wheeze

Chairs:
Susanne Lau, Germany
Enrico Heffler, Italy

Poster Discussion Abstracts PD14 - PD28


12:00 - 14:00

Lunch/Poster Sesssion

Poster Session 1 - Pediatric Allergy

Chairs:
Anthony Dubois, The Netherlands
Omer Kalayci, Turkey

Posters P1 - P14 + LB1 - LB2 will be presented.

Poster Session 2 - Pediatric Asthma and Rhinitis

Chairs:
Karin Lødrup-Carlsen, Norway
Clare Murray, United Kingdom

Posters P15 - P26 + LB3 - LB7 will be presented.


Poster Session 3 - Pediatric Asthma and Rhinitis
Chairs:
Katy Pike, United Kingdom
Petr Pohunek, Czech Republic

Posters P27 - P39 + LB8 - LB9 will be presented.



12:15 - 13:45

Uriach Symposium - The Burden of Allergic Rhinitis in Children: the Need for Improved Treatment

Chair welcome and introduction
Nikos Papadopoulos, Greece

Rhinitis in children: co-morbidities and phenotypes during school-age
Kai-Håkon Carlsen, Norway

Do guidelines cover and meet the needs of pediatric patients?
Nikos Papadopoulos, Greece

Advances in antiH1 treatment for children with allergic rhinitis
Antonio Nieto, Spain

Discussion and closing remarks
Moderated by Nikos Papadopoulos

14:00 – 15:30

Main Symposium 5 - Clinical Aspects of Childhood and Adolescent Asthma

Chairs:
Vicky Xepapadaki, Greece
Giovanni Rossi, Italy

Is asthma the only cause of dyspnoea in childhood?
Susanne Lau, Germany

Chronic cough – is it asthma or something else?
Ioana Agache, Romania 

Managing problematical asthma in childhood
Petr Pohunek, Czech Republic
 

Main Symposium 6 - Severe Cutaneous “Allergy” in Childhood

Chairs:
George du Toit, United Kingdom
Christoph Grüber, Germany

The role of barrier dysfunction in the development of eczema and other allergic diseases
Natalija Novak, Germany

Advances in managing severe atopic dermatitis?
Charlotte Mörtz, Denmark

New approached to managing urticaria in childhood
Clive Grattan, United Kingdom  



Phadia Symposium
Now Thermo Fisher Scientific
- The Allergic Patient’s Lifecycle – from Infancy to Teenage Years

Chair:
Adnan Custovic, United Kingdom

Dynamics of the allergy march        
Adnan Custovic, United Kingdom

IgE in early life
Paolo Matricardi, Germany

Food allergy in childhood                   
Anna Nowak-Wegrzyn, United States

Furry animal allergy in young children & teenagers                              
Per Thunqvist, Sweden

Summary of the session                     
Adnan Custovic, United Kingdom



Oral Abstract Session 4 – Pediatric Allergy

Chairs:
Caroline Nilsson, Sweden
Odilija Rudzeviciene, Lithuania

Oral Abstracts O19 - O24 will be presented.

Poster Discussion Session 3 – Pediatric Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

Chairs:
Susan Prescott, Australia
Kai-Håkon Carlsen, Norway

Poster Discussion Abstracts PD29 - PD43 will be presented.

15.30 - 16:00

Coffee Break
 

16:00 – 17:15

Clinical Round 2 - Asthma and Rhinitis (3 case based discussion – presentation by a junior with senior discussing)

Chairs:
Ioana Agache, Romania
Mariëlle Pijnenburg, The Netherlands

Case 1 - A case of a “constant bad cold”. Is this Allergy?
Case presentation: Florian Gahleitner, United Kingdom
Case discussion: Rotiroti Giuseppina, United Kingdom

Case 2 - A nine year journey along the atopic march
Case presentation: Vegard Hovland, Norway
Case discussion: Karin Lodrup-Carlsen, Norway

Case 3 - An 11 year with asthma and persisting symptoms
Case presentation: Umit Murat Sahiner, Turkey
Case discussion: Omer Kalayci, Turkey

Workshop 2 - New Perspectives in Immunodeficiencies

Chairs:
Cansin Sackesen, Turkey
Massimo Triggiani, Italy

When to suspect an immunodeficiency?
Roger Lauener, Switzerland

HIV update: where are we?
Carlo Giaquinto, Italy

New approaches in diagnosis and treatment of primary immunodeficiencies 
Alessandro Aiuti, Italy


Pro & Con Debate 2 - Long Acting Bronchodilators for Treatment of Asthma are Still Fit for Purpose

Chair:
Kai-Håkon Carlsen, Norway

Pro: Mauro Baldini, Italy
Con: Antonio Nieto, Spain


Practical Course 4 - How to Manage a Child with Chronic Urticaria
Learning objectives:
i.  To understand the differential diagnosis of urticaria
ii.  To know when and how to investigate a child with chronic urticaria
iii. To understand how to manage chronic urticaria, including poorly responsive cases

Carsten Bindslev-Jensen, Denmark
Clive Grattan, United Kingdom


Practical Course 5 - How to Manage a Child with Chronic Cough
Learning objectives:
i. To understand the pathophysiology of cough
ii. To know when and how to investigate a child with chronic cough
iii. To understand how to manage chronic cough, including poorly responsive cases

Aline Sprikkelman, The Netherlands
Susanne Lau, Germany


Practical Course 6 - Performing a Food Challenge
Learning objectives:
i.  To know which type of challenge to use for different clinical questions
ii. To know how to manage reactions during a food challenge 
iii. Know how to interpret the results of a challenge

Berber Vlieg, The Netherlands
Caroline Nilsson, Sweden

Practical Course in Spanish 1 - Allergic child: Coordination between Primary and Specialised Care Physicians
Learning objectives
i. To know how to assess the child with suspect allergic symptoms
ii. To know how to follow up the child with confirmed allergy
iii. To know when and why to refer a child with suspect or proven allergy

Curso práctico en español 1 - El niño con alergia: coordinación entre Atención Primaria y especializada
Objetivos docentes
i. Saber cómo valorar al niño con síntomas sospechosos de alergia
ii. Saber cómo seguir al niño con alergia ya confirmada
iii. Saber cuándo y por qué derivar al niño con posible o confirmada alergia

Anunciacion Martin-Mateos, Spain
Luis Echeverria, Spain


17:30 - 18:45

Clinical Decision Debates

Chair:
Graham Roberts, United Kingdom

Clinical Decision Debate 1 - Uncontrolled Asthma on Inhaled Corticosterioids: What Should you Prescribe Next?

LABA?  Clare Murray, United Kingdom
Montelukast? Giovanni Rossi, Italy

Clinical Decision Debate 2 - Persistent Rhinoconjunctivitis during Grass Pollen Season: What Should you Prescribe First?

Oral antihistamines? Jose Lopes Dos Santos, Portugal
Topical nasal corticosteroid? Peter Hellings, Belgium


Workshop 3 - Eosinophils, Allergy and Asthma

Chairs:
Sevim Bavbek, Turkey
Mika Mäkelä, Finland

Role of eosinophils in asthma: how much do they explain?
Ömer Kalayci, Turkey

Eosinophils and eosinophil markers: role in the assessment and follow-up of asthma
Mariëlle Pijnenburg, The Netherlands

Is there a role for biologicals in paediatric asthma and allergy?
Petr Pohunek, Czech Republic


Practical Course 7 - How to Diagnose and Manage Children with Suspected Cow's Milk Protein Allergy
Learning objectives:
i.  To know the different presentations of cow's milk protein allergy
ii.  To understand how to diagnose cow's milk protein allergy
iii. To know how to manage cow's milk protein allergy.

Sibylle Koletzko, Germany
Cristina Pascual, Spain


Practical Course 8 - How to Tackle Problems with Compliance with Management
Learning objectives:
i.   To know how to assess compliance
ii.  To understand the approaches to improving compliance
iii.  To improve your ability to communicate with teenagers

Audrey Dunn-Galvin, Ireland
Anthony Dubois, The Netherlands


Practical Course 9 - How to Manage Atopic Dermatitis in Infants and Older Children
Learning objectives:
i. To be able to manage barrier dysfunction in atopic dermatitis
ii. To understand how to choose the most appropriate anti-inflammatory therapy
iii. To know how and when to treat skin infections in atopic dermatitis

Charlotte Mörtz, Denmark
Odilija Rudzeviciene, Lithuania

Practical course in Spanish 2 - Food allergy in the Primary Care
Learning objectives
i. To know when to suspect food allergy in a child
ii. To know how to proceed until an allergologic study is done
iii. To know how to follow a child with proven food allergy

Curso práctico en español 2 - Alergia alimentaria en Atención Primaria
Objetivos docentes
i. Saber cuándo sospechar alergia a alimentos en un niño
ii. Saber cómo proceder hasta que se haga un estudio alergológico
iii. Conocer el seguimiento del niño con alergia alimentaria conocida

Maria Teresa Giner Muñoz, Spain
Antonio Martorell, Spain