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BAPEN 2019 Annual Conference

ICC Belfast – Tuesday 26th & Wednesday 27th November 2019

Pre-conference teaching day – Monday 25th November 2019

This year's symposia will cover:

  • Sports Nutrition in Clinical Settings
  • Neonatal Nutrition Support
  • COPD
  • Nutrition in Pancreatic Disease
  • Gastroparesis
  • Early Assessment of Intestinal Failure
  • Upper GI Cancer
  • Blood Glucose Control in PN
  • Frailty - patient centred symposium
  • Home Parenteral Nutrition
  • To name but a few...

Other highlights will include:

  • Update on BAPEN’s current activities
  • Pennington and BAPEN Keynote Lectures
  • Original Communications
  • Chaired Poster Sessions
  • Industry Partners Exhibition
  • BAPEN Annual Dinner

Programme & speaker information
Summary Programme (PDF)
Full Programme (PDF)

Online Conference Registration

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Nutrition Village Workshops

Practical workstations demonstrating clinical procedures with trouble shooting tips from experts

New to conference this year, the Nutrition Village is a clinical skills arena, located in the exhibition area where we will educate you on key practical skills in clinical nutrition: NG tube insertion and nasal retention device; naso-jejunal tubes; gastrostomy placement (incl. PEG/PEG-J); intravenous access for PN (incl. PICCs & Mid Lines); balloon gastrostomy tube replacement and dilation. Throughout both days there will be a selection of seminars all 45 minutes in length and you will be given the opportunity to pre-register your attendance prior to conference.

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BAPEN Social Event – A Night of Belfast Craic


Tuesday 26th November, 2019

Belfast is a unique place for lots of reasons – great bars, fab restaurants, more arts and culture than you can shake a stick at… But what really sets Belfast apart from other cities is their lively sense of humour and the cool, friendly vibe. It’s something they like to call, ‘the craic’.

This year’s BAPEN Annual Dinner will be more of a social event which encompasses the Belfast Craic. Enjoying the fun and welcoming atmosphere of Northern Ireland Willie Jacks’ venues; The Dark Horse, The Duke of York and The Harp Bar, located within Belfast’s historic cathedral quarter will include drinking, local food and live music.

Ticket price: £29.00 + VAT to include meal, drinks and entertainment.


Belfast, one of the UK’s most vibrant and exciting destinations, is a city resurgent, with a range of tourist hotspots, restaurants and cafes the City is full of energy. The Guardian named Belfast Best UK City in 2016. Moving from strength to strength, Belfast was voted as the Rising Star of 2017 by National Geographic with Lonely Planet recently awarding the City Top Place to Visit in 2018 and was named the Best Events Destination in 2018 by C&IT!

At a Glance...

  • Direct flights from 17 UK airports with over 230 flights per week between Great Britain and Belfast.
  • Two Belfast Airports; George Best Belfast City Airport located 3 miles from City Centre and Belfast International Airport just 35 minutes.
  • Dublin International Airport just 90 minutes served by an hourly coach service to the City.
  • An Enterprise rail service between Belfast and Dublin, 8 times daily (5 times on Sunday) in approximately 2 hours.
  • Easily accessed by sea with crossings from both Scotland and England.
  • Over 3,500 bedrooms within Belfast City Centre and walking distance of the conference venue, ICC Belfast.
  • Great Food and friendly Faces!

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