EPEC 2023

27-28 September 2023, Stockholm Sweden      



Wednesday, September 27
17.30 - 21.00Mingle/Networking
Thursday, September 28
08.30-08.45Welcome Remarks: Olof Stephansson, Siri Eldevik Håberg, Anne-Marie Nybo Andersen
08.45-10.05Plenary I: Trends and changes in perinatal and pediatric epidemiology
Moderator: Neda Razaz
Persistently Pre-Modern: Why Social Perinatal Epidemiology always is fashionable. Anne-Marie Nybo Andersen
Reproductive epidemiology - hindsights and prospects. Sven Cnattingius
On the study of fetal growth restriction: Time to abandon SGA. Allen Wilcox
10.05-10.30Coffee break
10.30-11.50Plenary Session II: Drug safety and descriptive perinatal epidemiology
Moderator: Stine Kjaer Urhoj
(Using observational data to determine drug effectiveness and safety in pregnancy. Deborah A Lawlor) - Cancelled
When we are the same and when we are different: the value of descriptive epidemiology in cross-national research on perinatal health. Jennifer Zeitlin
Oral abstract: Cardiovascular disease risk factors and infertility: Multivariable and one-sample Mendelian randomization analyses in the Trøndelag Health Study. Karoline H. Skåra
Oral abstract: Racial/ethnic Disparity in Severe Maternal Morbidity Following ART Conception Jenna Victory
11.50-12.35Hot topic debate: Labour induction at 41 gestational weeks to prevent post-term pregnancy reduces perinatal mortality and serious neonatal morbidity
Moderators: Anna Sandström and Mike Kramer
Pro: KS Joseph
Con: Nils-Halvdan Morken
12.35-14.00Lunch break and Poster session
14:00-15.20Plenary Session lII: Methodological and study design considerations
Moderator: Kari Johansson
The gestational age is one of the most central variables in perinatal epidemiology. But how is it actually computed? And does it matter? (The answer is yes.). Håkon Gjessing
The validity/relevance tradeoff in perinatal epidemiology: how do we choose when we can’t have both? Jonathan Snowden
Recent developments in causal inference and how has it shaped perinatal epidemiology. Cande Ananth
15.20-15.50Coffee break
15.50-17.10Plenary Session IV: Infectious disease in perinatal epidemiology
Moderator: Maria C. Magnus
It’s about time! Temporal challenges of evaluating vaccine safety during pregnancy in pandemics. Deshayne Fell
Why are pregnancy studies so complicated? Methodological challenges in studies of the Covid -19 pandemic, Siri Eldevik Håberg
Oral abstract: Fit and precision of growth references to identify births with negative outcome in Iceland, Áslaug Haraldsdóttir
Oral abstract: The association between change in estimated fetal weight centile at 20-weeks and birthweight centile with adverse pregnancy and perinatal outcomes. Gemma Clayton
17.10-17.20Final remarks, awards, advertisement for the next conference by EPEC, Olof Stephansson, Siri Eldevik Håberg, Anne-Marie Nybo Andersen


Academic Conferences
Box 7059
750 07 Uppsala, Sweden
Phone: + 46 (0) 18 67 10 03
E-mail: epec2023@akademikonferens.se


Important dates

1 March 2023: Abstract submission opens

10 March 2023: Opening of registration

20 May 2023: Deadline for abstract submission

Beginning of June 2023: Notification of abstract acceptance

22 June 2023: Early bird deadline for registration

22 September 2023: Registration deadline

27 - 28 September 2023: EPEC 2023 Conference

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