Pediatric Pulmonology Congress 2020

21-23 February 2020

Organized by SPPA

Pediatric Respiratory Radiology Workshop
21 February 2020
Pediatric Respiratory Diagnostics Workshop
21 February 2020
Bronchial Hygiene Therapy Workshop
21 February 2020
14.30 pm - 14.45 pm
Welcome remarks
14.45 pm - 15.05 pm
Basics of chest x-ray interpretation
Dr. Saeed Bin Nihayah
15.05 pm - 15.25 pm
Radiological findings of Common congenital lung/thoracic diseases
Dr. Saeed Bin Nihayah
15.25 pm - 15.45 pm
Chest interventional radiological procedures : An overview.
Dr. Saeed Bin Nihayah
15.45 pm - 16.15 pm
Al-Asr Prayer and Coffee Break
16.15 pm - 16.35 pm
Pediatric Air space disease
Dr. Omai Al Sasi
16.15 pm - 16.35 pm
Neonatal Air space disease
Dr. Omai Al Sasi
14.30 pm - 14.45 pm
Welcome Remarks
14.45 am - 15.05 pm
Utilization of Nitric Oxide in Children
Dr. Alnashmi Alanazi
15.05 am - 15.25 pm
Atopy & Allergy Skin Testing
Dr. Yazan Said
15.25 am - 15.45 pm
Diagnosing Child with Suspected CF
Dr. Mona Albalawi
15.45 am - 16.05 pm
PFT Made Easy
Dr. Saad AlRabeeah
16.05 am - 16.45 pm
Al-Asr Prayer and Coffee Break
15 min rotating station
15 min rotating station
Allergy Skin Testing
15 min rotating station
15 min rotating station
Sweat Chloride Test
14.30 pm - 14.45 pm
Welcome Remarks
Dr. Khaled Al Awam
14:45 – 15:10
Physiology of The Mucociliary System: An Overview
Mr. Hasan Al Shagag
15:10 – 15:35
Airway Clearance Therapy – The Essentials
Ms. Amal Al Khalfan
15:35 – 16:00
Recent Advances in Bronchial Hygiene Therapy
Ms. Kumari Sulochana
16:00 – 16:30
Al-Asr Prayer and Coffee Break
25 min rotating session
The MetaNeb System
Ms. Amal Al Khalfan & Ms. Kumari Sulochana
25 min rotating session
The Vest Airway Clearance System & Non-Invasive Ventilation
Mr. Abdulwahab Alahmari & Mr. Hasan Al Shagag & Mrs. Manal Alonazi
25 min rotating session
Cough Assist and Positive Airway Pressure Adjuncts
Dr. Khaled Al Awam & Ms. Carol Mathews
Main Conference
22 February 2020
Main Conference
23 February 2020
07:00 – 08:30 am
08:30 – 08:45 am
Welcome remarks
08:45– 09:10 am
Digital Health and Remote Monitoring: Are we ready?
Dr. Basil Elnazir
09:10 – 09:35 am
Advances in chILD Diagnosis and Therapy
Dr. Rania Abu Samra
09:35 – 10:00 am
Year-in-Review in Pediatric Pulmonology
Dr. Sami Alhaider
10:00 – 10:30 am
NIV and Long-Term Home Ventilation: Current State and Challenges
Dr. Rania Abu Samra
10:30 – 11:00 am
Coffee Break
11:00 – 11:25 am
CF: Diagnostic Options and Regional Challenges
Dr. Khaled Mobeireek
11:25 – 11:50 am
CF Genetics and Therapeutic Advances
Dr. Basil Elnazir
11:50 – 12:15 pm
PCD: Expanding Spectrum and Diagnostic Challenges
Dr. Yazan Said
12:15 – 01:30 pm
Prayer and Lunch Break
01:30 – 01:55 pm
Effect of Nutrition on Immune and Respiratory Health
Dr. Abdullah AlAngari
01:55 – 02:20 pm
PID in Respiratory Disease: When to Suspect and How to Approach
Dr. Mohammed Alosaimi
02:20 – 02:45 pm
Respiratory Complications in Immunocompromised Children
Dr. Nouf AlOnazi
02:45 – 03:10 pm
Early Life Influences and Prevention of Atopic March
Dr. Zubaida AlSum
03:10 – 03:30 pm
Coffee Break
03:30– 03:55 pm
Inhalation Therapy in Children: Devices and Techniques
Dr. Mohammed Almeziny
03:55 – 04:20 pm
Complicated Pneumonia in Children
Dr. Bassem Kurdi
04:20 – 04:45 pm
Eosinophilic Esophagitis: Asthma of the Esophagus
Dr. Abdulrahman Al Hussaini
Adjournment of Day 2
08:30 – 08:55 am
Preschool Wheeze, Approach and Prognosis
Dr. Wadha Alotaibi
08:55 – 09:20 am
Should We Stop Prescribing as-Needed SABA Monotherapy for Mild Asthma
Dr. Faisal Alsomali
09:20 – 09:45 am
Severe Asthma in Children: Approach and Diagnosis
Dr. Turki Alahmadi
09:45 – 10:10 am
Biological Therapies in Type 2 Inflammation
Dr. Abdullah Yousef
10:10 – 10:30 am
Coffee Break
10:30 – 10:55 am
TB in Children: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Advancement
Dr. Abdulrahman Alodayani
10:55 – 11:20 am
Antimicrobial Resistance: Current Threats and Challenges
Dr. Heba Dada
11:20 – 11:45 am
Dr. Adel Alharbi
RSV Bronchiolitis: Preventive Measures and Local Guidelines
Dr. Adel Alharbi
11:45 – 12:10 pm
Vaccines or Anti Microbial in Respiratory Infections
Prof. Fahad Alzamil
12:10 – 01:00 pm
Prayer and Lunch Break
01:00 – 01:25 pm
Obesity and impact on respiratory disease
Prof. Muslim AlSaadi
01:25 – 01:50 pm
Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension Guidelines; what’s new
Dr. Omar Altamimi
01:50 – 02:15 pm
Classification and Diagnosis of Sleep Disorders
Dr. Mohammed Albalawi
02:15 – 02:40 pm
Non-CF Bronchiectasis
Dr. Hassan Ghandoor
02:40 – 03:00 pm
Coffee Break
02:40 – 03:00 pm
Coffee Break
[Learn, Engage, and Network]
Learn & Engage

PPC 2020 provides opportunities to engage in collaborative professional learning experience in the field of pediatric pulmonology. We’re anticipating participants from different specialities and the two days conference will provoke plenary sessions. PPC 2020 will also provide an excellent opportunity to meet the experts, exchange information, and strengthen collaboration among doctors, researchers, and scholars from different disciplinaries.

Welcome message

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

It is a great pleasure and an honor to welcome you to the Sixth Annual Saudi Pediatric Pulmonology Association (SPPA) Conference titled “Pediatric Pulmonology Congress” (PPC), which is held on February 21– 23, 2020 at Narcissus Hotel, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

This exciting congress will bring together researchers, clinicians and other healthcare professionals in an international forum, enabling the exchange of the latest advances in both science and practice, within the research and clinical community.

The Conference will strive to offer plenty of networking opportunities, providing you with the opportunity to meet and interact with the leading scientists and researchers, friends and colleagues as well as sponsors and exhibitors.

We hope you will join us for a symphony of outstanding science, and take a little extra time to enjoy the spectacular and unique beauty of Riyadh.

With best wishes,

PPC 2020
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PPC 2020 Venue

Congress Preceding Workshops and the main conference will be held in Narcissus Hotel, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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