Friday, 28th October


Henrique Barros

Welcome – opening remarks


Henrique Barros

Growing up obese: where to look?

Anne-Marie Nybo Andersen

Happy anniversary! What’s next?
Birth cohort studies in their second decade.

Alison Park

Building an interdisciplinary consortium of longitudinal studies; the experiences of the UK's CLOSER collaboration.

10:30h-11:00h COFFEE BREAK


Debbie Lawlor

Maternal gestational metabolism and offspring health

Marie-Aline Charles

Elfe: the challenge of a national multidisciplinary open-access cohort

Ana Cristina Santos

Growth and metabolic health in childhood

13:00h-14:30h - LUNCH


Marcelo Urquia

The PATHS Equity for Children. A population-based administrative birth cohort in Manitoba, Canada.

Per Magnus

The Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study (MoBA)

Pierre-Yves Ancel

Very Preterm Cohorts in France

16:00h-16:30h - COFFEE BREAK


Early Career Researchers


Silvia Stringhini

The contribution of Porto cohorts in the Lifepath EU project.

Silvia Fraga

Social Adversity in Childhood and Health

Lorenzo Richiardi

Baseline selection in birth cohort studies

11:00h-11:30h COFFEE BREAK


Early career Researchers

13:00h-14:30h LUNCH


Raquel Lucas

Development of the musculoskeletal system: from structural to psychosocial dimensions

Remy Slama

Impact of environmental factors on health in the context of birth cohorts

Liesbeth Duijts

European birth cohort collaboration on childhood respiratory health

16:30h-17:00h COFFEE BREAK


Jørn Olsen

Data protection – birth cohorts context

Henrique Barros

Where do we go from here?
Closing Remarks