On behalf of the Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society and The Paediatric Intensive Care Society (UK), thank you for your interest in the forthcoming meeting PCICS Europe 2011. PCICS Europe is presenting this meeting in partnership with the annual meeting of the UK Paediatric Intensive Care Society. In addition the meeting has the support of the Association of European Paediatric Cardiologists Working Group on cardiovascular intensive care.

These collaborations provide a unique opportunity for the Cambridgedevelopment of a programme for a conference with a strong cardiac focus, whilst providing insights into other important areas of paediatric critical care.

Please register your interest now and join us in Cambridge in September 2011

Duncan Macrae (PCICS Europe Conference Chairman)
Roddy O’Donnell (PICS ASM Chairman)

Programme Features

The programme will provide a learning environment where delegates can have access to leaders in the field of scientific and clinical research and patient care.

In addition to plenary sessions there will be informal sessions with active delegate participation, essential to the success of the meeting. Additionally, there will be key features including: PCICS Europe Honorary Lecture, Grand Poster Rounds, Panel Discussions, Meet the Expert and Free Paper sessions, difficult case presentations as well a Welcome Reception and Conference Dinner.

In addition to the main meeting, the Scientific Committee envisages a number of pre-Conference courses running on 21st September.

The programme will be relevant to all specialists contributing to paediatric critical care including physicians, nurses and scientists.


Registration is now open. Click here for details.

Please refer to Awards and Travel Bursaries connected with Abstract submissions.

Abstract Submission

Abstract submission is now closed. The organisers look forward to welcoming you to Cambridge for this exciting meeting.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of cardiologists, critical care physicians, cardiac surgeons, anaesthesiologists, paediatric critical care nurses, registered nurses, and advanced practice care nurses involved in the care of neonates, children, and adults with heart disease in the intensive care setting.

Learning Objectives

The PCICS Europe and PICS (UK) Annual Scientific Meeting aims to provide a learning environment were delegates can have access to thought leaders in the field of scientific and clinical research into paediatric intensive care. There will be poster walks led by thought leaders to comment of work submitted via abstracts, Panel discussions, Meet the Expert sessions and a Conference dinner where thought leaders host tables.


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