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The Paediatric Chest Center of Erasmus MC is organizing the

First  International

21 & 22 NOVEMBER 2019

Highlights & Keynote speakers

The Paediatric Chest Center of Erasmus MC is the multidisciplinary expert centre for children with diseases in the chest and upper airways.

For the two-day programme renowned national and international speakers from Europe en USA are invited. 

We look forward to welcoming you and hope you enjoy your visit to Rotterdam!
Check out the Scientific Programme in detail

Target audience

Approximately 150 participants are expected to attend the 1st international Paediatric Chest Conference: 'Oxygen' in Rotterdam. 

The target audience for this conference:
medical specialists, paramedics and nursing staff in paediatric airways and cardiothoracic pathology.

The official congress language will be English.


The two-day conference will be held in Rotterdam, the Netherlands at the following locations:

Day 1:  Drijvend paviljoen Rotterdam
Address: Tillemakade 99, Rotterdam 

Day 2: Sophia Children’s hospital – Erasmus MC, room SP-2407

Address: Dr. Molewaterplein 40, Rotterdam

Welcome to Rotterdam…

… on behalf of the executive board of the Paediatric Chest Center

Marco Schnater   Chair Paediatric surgery
Wim Helbing   Paediatric cardiology
Mariëlle Pijnenburg   Paediatric pulmonology
Bas Pullens  ENT
René Wijnen   Paediatric surgery
Pieter van de Woestijne   Cardiothoracic surgery
The Paediatric Chest Center of Erasmus MC is the multidisciplinary expert centre for children with diseases in the chest and upper airways.

Organizing Committee

Marja van Gemerden-Engelen  Paediatric surgery Erasmus MC
Natascha Kraal  Paediatrics Erasmus MC
Marco Schnater PhD  Chair Paediatric Chest Center Erasmus MC
Irma Stok-Beckers  Paediatric pulmonology Erasmus MC

In cooperation with:

Congress Centre Erasmus MC  
Mrs. S. van den Biggelaar
Tel: +31 40 213 2222

Scientific Committee

Marco Schnater PhD    Chair Paediatric Chest Center Erasmus MC
Ingrid van Beynum PhD  Paediatric Cardiology Erasmus MC
Carine van Capelle PhD   Paediatric Chest Center Erasmus MC
Annick Devos    Radiology Erasmus MC
Prof. Koen Joosten PhD    Paediatric Surgery Erasmus MC

Marije Koornneef   Manager Paediatric Chest Center Erasmus MC
Bas Pullens PhD    Paediatric ENT Erasmus MC
Prof. Irwin Reiss PhD   Neonatology Erasmus MC
Robbert Rottier PhD   Paediatric Surgery Erasmus MC
Lonneke Staals PhD    Anaesthesiologist Erasmus MC
Prof. Harm Tiddens PhD    Paediatric Pulmonology Erasmus MC

Jolanda van der Velden-Rodenburg    Nurse practitioner Paediatric Chest Center Erasmus MC
John Vlot PhD    Paediatric Surgery Erasmus MC
Pieter van de Woestijne    Cardio Surgery Erasmus MC

Registration & Hotel Accommodation

Registration fees
Medical specialists and paramedics: € 195,-
Nurses: €  25,-

Registration fees
Medical specialists, paramedics and other practitioners  
2-day conference:   €325,-
1-day conference:    Thursday €225,-   |   Friday €175,-

2-day conference:   €75,-
1-day conference:    Thursday €50,-   |   Friday €35,-

Register for the event (external link) 
Payment instructions
When you register online you have to pay the registration fee online. 

You can pay the registration fee by credit card, Mastercard or Visa, or by Ideal. You will receive a confirmation of your registration/payment by e‑mail.

Cancellation policy
Cancellations must be received in writing by the conference organization.
Administration fees of €50,- are charged.

If you have any questions about your registration please contact
Congress Centre Erasmus MC 
Mrs. S. van den Biggelaar
Tel: +31 40 213 2222

Hotel Accommodation
If you want to book a hotel room please visit the following website: