This year’s Faculty of Paediatrics Autumn Conference takes place virtually on Friday, 1 October 2021.
The conference will focus on child development and neurodisability and includes leading international speakers including Prof Peter Rosenbaum who will deliver the 25th Annual Ralph Counahan Memorial Lecture.
The conference will also see the presentation of the 4th Dr Kathleen Lynn Medal, Sir Henry Marsh Trainee Medal and two Excellence in Teaching Awards.
We are delighted to announce this year's Ralph Counahan Memorial Lecture will be delivered by Dr Peter Rosenbaum, Professor of Paediatrics, McMaster University Canada Research, Chair in Childhood Disability 2001-14 and Co-Founder of CanChild Centre for Childhood Disability Research.
Speakers and topics at the conference include:
There are limited places available for the live webinar. If you are unable to book a place, you will be able to watch videos of all of the talks on Panopto, our video sharing platform.
First, you must book your place at the webinar on this web page. On the day, you must sign into our virtual learning environment RCPI Brightspace.
On the day of the event, the steps are:
Note, the webinar will only become available to watch at 5pm on the day, but we recommend logging in ten minutes ahead of time.
To join this webinar on Zoom you will need a computer (Windows or Apple) or mobile device with internet access and speakers.
If you're joining the webinar on a computer you can use the Zoom desktop website. You do not need to download the Zoom app - if you see a pop up message about the app, you can dismiss this.
The Zoom website functions best on Google Chrome.
When you click on the link for "Join the Live Webinar" you will see a message asking you to open Zoom. Click on “Open Zoom”.
You will then be asked for your name and email address. Once you’ve entered these details, click on “Join Webinar”.
If you're watching the webinar on a mobile device you will need to download the Zoom app. To save time on the day, we recommend downloading the app in advance:
When you open the Zoom app click on “Join a Meeting”. You will need to enter the meeting ID number. The ID number for this week's event will be sent to you via email beforehand.
If you have any questions for our panel please email them to RCPICourses@rcpi.ie and we will endeavour to have these answered as part of the event. Alternatively, you can submit questions via Twitter @RCPI_news.
We are now using Zoom to broadcast our live webinars. When you open Zoom to watch the live webinar you will be able to submit questions to the panel during the event.
To submit questions to the panel:
It may not be possible to answer all questions we receive.