Annual Conference 2015

'Advocating for children in a rapidly changing world'

Make sure you’re part of the UK’s largest paediatrics and child health conference in 2015.

Our invigorating programme includes a wide range of symposia and workshops, notable keynote speakers from diverse professional background, updates on key clinical issues, the latest paediatric science and an extensive abstract programme.

Online booking is now closed. You can register at the ICC from Monday 27 April, 3 pm.

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Apr 28 - 30, 2015
International Conference Centre, Broad Street, Birmingham
Social events overview

Tigers - an award-winning feature film by director Danis Tanovic

Tuesday, 5:30 - 7:30 pm | Hall 1

Tigers dramatises the true story of a whistle blower who worked for a major infant formula company in Pakistan and uncovered their dubious sales tactics. Followed by short talks.

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The First Day - a film showinig an historical reconstruction of 18th century hospital child health care

Tuesday, 8:00 - 8:30 pm | Hall 5

Equal Opportunities - play reading by Theze Guyz Theatre Company

Tuesday 8:45 – 9:45 pm | Hall 5

Reception and dinner | British Association of Physicians of Indian Origin

Tuesday, 6:30 pm | Cobden Hotel, 166 Hagley Road, Birmingham

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Breakfast and lecture | Christian Medical Fellowship

Wednesday, 8:00 am - 8:55 am  | Hall 11a

Speaker: Dr David Curnock, Consultant Paediatrician, Nottingham University Hospitals

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Conference dinner

Wednesday 7:15 pm – midnight | Hyatt Hotel

Bookings now closed


Online registration is now closed - as of midnight, 23 April

On-site registration opens Monday 27 April, 3 pm


Daily rate

RCPCH members
Ordinary members, fellows and associate Members

RCPCH members - trainees
/ foundation year

ST1-ST8 grades and FY1 and FY2 doctors

RCPCH members - Affiliate


RCPCH members - SAS


RCPCH members - students

 £ 55
RCPCH senior
Senior fellows, senior members and honorary fellows
 £ 64

without a primary medical qualification - includes allied health professionals


with a primary medical qualification


RCN members


RCN members
Newly qualified nurse (up to 2 years following registration)


RCN members - students

 £ 55



Bus: Local bus services are run by Network West Midlands and Travel WM.

Train: The ICC is served by Birmingham New Street and the smaller Five Ways Station. Both stations are a short walk from The ICC and are also served by taxi ranks. Birmingham New Street has direct and regular services to Birmingham International railway station which serves Birmingham International Airport and the NEC. It has three direct services to London Euston every hour.

Air: Over 50 airlines operate scheduled and charter services to Birmingham International Airport from more than 100 destinations including Europe, North America, the Middle East and the Indian sub-continent. The airport is 8 miles (13km) from the city centre and is directly linked to Birmingham International railway station via an Airlink Shuttle.

Car: The ICC is in the centre of the city of Birmingham. Directly connected to the UK’s motorway network, visitors from any direction can travel in from the M1, M5, M6, M6 Toll, M40 and M42. There is secure multi-storey parking available located within the NIA, which is just a short walk away from the ICC.

The International Conference Centre, Birmingham is a world-class venue welcoming around 500 events and over 150,000 delegates each year. Unrivalled experience, a fantastic pedigree and flexible space in a great location enable us to deliver events beyond expectations.

For information about accessibility, please see the ICC website