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Committees

EACD 2024 Executive Committee​

  • Prof. Elegast Monbaliu, KU Leuven, Brugge, Belgium
  • Prof. Bernard Dan, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
  • Dr. Marco Konings, KU Leuven / EACD, Brugge, Belgium
  • Lies Dobbels, KU Leuven Conference Office, Belgium
  • Marjolein Geeraers, KU Leuven Conference Office, Belgium

EACD 2024 Organising Committee​

Chair: Prof. Elegast Monbaliu, KU Leuven, Brugge, Belgium

  • Saranda Bekteshi (Physiotherapist, KU Leuven, Brugge)
  • Nofar Ben Itzhak (Neuropsychologist, KU Leuven, Belgium)
  • Alexandra Casaer (Pediatrician – neonatologist, AZ Sint-Jan Brugge-Oostende AV; Zeepreventorium)
  • Eva Cloet (Speech Language Therapist, VUB/COS)
  • Bernard Dan (as representative Scientific Committee)
  • Marc Degelaen (Physiotherapist, Inkendaal/VUB)
  • Fabienne De Boeck (Medical doctor, KOMPAS)
  • Niek De Taeye (Parent, Mira Louise Fonds)
  • Petra Huyst (Parent, Head of research and external relations, KU Leuven)
  • Jo Lebeer (Parent, Physical and rehabilitation medicine; University of Antwerp)
  • Lisa Mailleux (Physiotherapist, KU Leuven/Ghent University)
  • Bart Moerman (Physiotherapist, MFC, Dominiek Savio Institute)
  • Patricia Van de Walle (Physiotherapist, University of Antwerp/Move to Improve)
  • Debbie Van Biesen (Kinesiologist, KU Leuven)
  • Christine Van Den Broek (Physiotherapist, Ghent University, Belgium)
  • Ruth Van der Looven (Physical & rehabilitation medical doctor, Ghent University

EACD 2024 Scientific Committee​

Chair: Prof. Bernard Dan, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium

Co-Chair: Prof. Annemieke BUIZER, VU Amsterdam, Netherlands

Committee members:

  • Anna Basu (Child neurologist, Newcastle University, UK)
  • Yannick Bleyenheuft ​(Physiotherapist, UC Louvain, Belgium​)
  • Annemieke Buizer (Physical & rehabilitation medical doctor, VU Amsterdam, Netherlands​)
  • Kaat Desloovere (Kinesiologist, KU Leuven, Belgium)
  • Eric Dommellöf (Psychologist, Umeå​ Universitet, Sweden)
  • Joke Geytenbeek (Speech language therapist, VU Amsterdam, Netherlands)
  • Martin Gough (Orthopaedic surgeon, Evelina’s Children Hospital, UK)
  • Dido Green (Occupational therapist, Jönköping University, Sweden)
  • Kristien Hens (Bioethicist , University of Antwerp, Belgium)
  • Sander Hilberink (Psychologist, University of Applied Sciences Rotterdam, Netherlands)
  • Anna Jansen (Child neurologist, VUB/ University of Antwerp, Belgium)
  • Katrijn Klingels (Physiotherapist, Hasselt University, Belgium)
  • Bea Maes (Psychologist/Educational scientist, KU Leuven, Belgium)
  • Elegast Monbaliu ​(as representative Local organizing committee)
  • Bolajoko Olusanya (Paediatrician, Centre for Healthy Start Initiative, Nigeria)
  • Els Ortibus (Child neurologist, KU Leuven, Belgium)
  • Selen Serel Arslan ​(Physical & Dysphagia therapist, Hacettepe University, Türkiye)
  • Laurent Servais (Child neurologist, Oxford/ULiège, UK/Belgium)
  • Adam Shortland (Biomedical Engineer, King’s College London, UK)
  • Nana Tatishvili ​(Paediatrician, M. Iashvili CCH, Georgia​)
  • Anja Van Campenhout (Orthopaedic surgeon, KU Leuven, Belgium)