8th Nordic Conference on
Feeding Disorders in Infancy and early Childhood

26-27 August 2021 | Digital conference

Dear Colleagues and Co-workers,

The Nordic Network on Feeding Disorders in Infancy and early Childhood and the local organizing committee Karolinska University Hospital, Astrid Lindgren children’s hospital in Stockholm, are pleased to invite you to the 8th Nordic Conference on Disorders in Infancy and early Childhood, 26-27 August, 2021 (Two half days, 26 August, 13:00 CET-27 August 12:15 CET).

Due to the Covid-19 situation the conference will be web-based.

The target group of the conference consists of scientists and clinicians working with infants and children with feeding disorders from the Nordic countries and outside.

Program Topics and Invited Speakers

The program features various topics related to feeding disorders in infants and Children:

  • Tube weaning 
  • Restrictive eating and neurodevelopmental disorders
  • Eosinophilic esophagitis

Invited speakers:

  • KEY NOTE SPEAKER: Praveen Goday, Wisconsin Children's hospital, USA
    Title: Dietary diversity and Texture diversity in Children with Pediatric Feeding Disorder
  • Lisa Dincker, Gillbergscentrum, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
    Title: Avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID) and neurodevelopmental disorders
  • Hilde Krom, The Netherlands, Focus: Tube weaning
    Title: Clinical hunger provocation program
  • Emily J. Lively, Australia, Focus: Tube weaning
    Title: Weaning children from enteral feeding tubes: international practices, factors influencing success and parents’ experiences
  • Paulina Nowicka, Karolinska institutet, Sweden, Focus: Restrictive eating
  • Helena Thulin, Sachsska barnsjukhuset, Sweden, Focus: Eosinophilic esophagitis
    Title: Pediatric Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Claire A Reilly, Queensland Children's Hospital, Dietitian, Australia, Focus: Tube weaning
    Maryanne Syrmis, Queensland Children's Hospital, Advanced Speech Pathologists, Australia
    Nadine Frederiksen, Queensland Children's Hospital, Clinical Lead Occupational Therapist, Australia
    Title: Keep calm and write an exit plan!

Participants are encouraged to Submit Abstracts for poster presentations, whilst selected scientists from submitted abstracts will be invited to give podium lectures alongside the keynote speakers. Please click on Abstracts in the menu above for more information.