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One week to go to IPA 2019 - Last chance to save
We're just weeks away from hosting the world's leading congress in pediatrics! 

IPA 2019  will connect thousands of leading pediatricians from all over the globe this March in Panama City. Register today to join us in engaging on health outcomes for children globally! 

We are excited to be offering special rates for students, nurses, trainees and fellows. Take a look at our registration categories to find out more. 
Register now
Register online today to avoid paying an extra $200 onsite
Online registration closes March 14, 2018
Places are running out for the Pre-Congress Workshops

Choose from one of nine workshops, designed to further your skills and understanding in a variety of specialized disciplines:
  • Workshop 3 ‑ Children and adolescents in the ncd prevention and treatment agenda (ncd – ent): Leadership advocacy workshop
  • Workshop 4 ‑ Quality improvement (qi) for child health: Principles and practices for care providers
  • Workshop 5 ‑ Psychosocial issues of children in disasters
  • Workshop 6 ‑ Violence against children: recognition, rights, responses
  • Workshop 7 ‑ Helping babies breathe facilitator workshop
  • Workshop 8 ‑ Nurturing care in practice for children everywhere: The power of pediatricians and allied professionals in advancing early childhood development
  • Workshop 9 ‑ Writing for high‑impact medical journal
  • Workshop 1 ‑ Advanced knowledge and skills in child and adolescent nutrition
  • Workshop 2 ‑ Expanding access to equitable pediatric care globally: Innovations in pediatric graduate medical education
Book your place today
*Scholarships and subsidiaries available for selected workshops
Program highlights
Welcome Reception and Social Event
Plenary Sessions
Join us as we kick off the 2019 IPA Congress with an exciting welcome to Panama City! Enjoy tasty drinks and appetizers as you network with colleagues and industry. 

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We're excited to be hosting a range of plenary sessions hosted by the leading minds in the pediatric field. Join us as we host sessions on topics ranging from neonatal care to genomics and child health.

See the full program
Controversies in Pediatrics
Meet the Expert
The program this year will be dotted with regular sessions covering key controversies in the field of pediatrics. We'll be engaging critically on antibiotic use, special formulas and primary care delivery. 

See the sessions
As many as 20 meet the expert sessions will be held at this year's congress, covering updates in individual care, public health, parenting and more. Our chosen experts represent leading international practitioners in our field. 

Plan your attendance 
Explore beautiful Panama on her 500th Birthday!
We've curated an expansive list of opportunities for you to explore this amazing country both before and after the congress.

From half day tours taking you through cocoa fields and artisanal markets, to full day options including island catamarans, sunset cruises, forest zip-lines and hotel stays - we welcome you to browse through the pre and post congress tours, all offering great value at affordable rates! Choose from 15 tours, including:
  • Panama canal locks & artisan market visit
  • Casco Viejo & Biomuseum discovery
  • Panama Viejo Ruins visit, jewel discovery & chocolate tour
See the full list of half day and full day pre and post congress tours
Travelling in Panama

The Atlapa Convention Center is conveniently located just minutes from the airport and city centre, making it a well-known and accessible location for this year's congress! There are three key options for transport while in Panama: 

  • Metro/Subway - Panama City's underground rail system
  • Taxis - you'll have to negotiate a price, but taxis are plentiful! 
  • Uber - provides economical and reliable transport in Panama City
Find out more
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Join the conversation and engage with pediatricians from around the globe by using the congress hashtag: #IPA2019.
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