Abstract information
Abstracts on all conference topics listed and any breaking news are invited.

Submission deadline (closed)


Poster prize
A prize will be awarded to the poster judged to be the best in terms of quality of content and visual presentation.  Where two posters are considered to be of equal standing then the one more closely following the conference theme will be chosen. The poster prize consists of a travel grant to a future neonatal screening meeting with a value of EUR 250.

Poster guidelines
Please click here to read the poster submission guidelines

Information for vendors considering submitting an abstract

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Abstract topic list

conditions (to be ) screened for biochemically


Organic acidurias

Fatty Acid Oxidation disorders

Endocrine disorders (CH, CAH)

Cystic Fibrosis




Fragile X

SMA (Spinal Muscular Atrophy)

bedside testing:



new technologies in screening:

Whole Genome Sequencing/Rapid genetic analysis



policy making and implementation:

FELSI aspects

giving information to public

giving information to professionals

process of implementation in practice

country progress reports

process evaluation and improvement

timeliness (sampling, sending, reporting)

short term follow up

long term follow up

annual process evaluation protocols

annual effect evaluation protocols


filter paper technology and other microsampling techniques

low-tech methodology in general