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Pediatric Emergency Congress

05. & 06. September 2024 | Lugano, Switzerland

Dear PEMS members and dear friends of pediatric emergency medicine

You're invited to the 2024 Pediatric Emergency Medicine Congress! It's a fantastic opportunity for nurses and doctors to come together and share knowledge, best practices, and cutting-edge research in the field of pediatric emergency medicine.


Join us for educational sessions, workshops, and networking opportunities with leading experts in the field. Take advantage of this chance to enhance your skills, learn from others, and contribute to the advancement of pediatric emergency care.

Don't miss this exceptional opportunity to be part of the congress and social evening at the Lido in Lugano, Switzerland!

Best regards

Petra & Georg


Important Information

Credit Points

The following credit points are confirmed by each association for the full congress (2 days):

Pädiatrie Schweiz 11 CME Credits | SGKCH 11 CME Credits | SGNOR 15 CME Credits |
NF Pflege Schweiz 10 e-log points


Paper and Font Sizes

Suggested minimum font sizes:
Title: 78 point type
List of authors: 72 point type
Subheading: 36 point type
Body: double spaced text: 24 point type.
Photographs: no smaller than 12cm x 18cm
Smaller fonts may be used in citations and acknowledgement.

Poster size:
A0 portrait (1189 x 841 mm) format.

PEMS invites individuals and departments to submit a poster (or multiple!) such as:

  1. Quality improvement initiatives

  2. Research Projects

  3. Case reports and clinical pictures of interest


Poster submission must be emailed in .pdf form to by 11.08.2024.
Posters will be evaluated and contributors individually contacted should they be selected for PEMS congress.

Submissions will have the opportunity to briefly present their poster during the “Poster Walk” on day 1 at 11.15. Winners will be announced on day 2 at 16:30. At least one of the poster authors should be present here. There will be one prize for the best poster, awarded with CHF 100.00
Posters welcome in EN/FR/DE

Poster Submission


As official housing agency of the congress, Amiconi Consulting SA has blocked a contingent of hotel rooms in several hotels to guarantee accommodation for all congress participants. Selected hotels have different star ratings, positions and prices to meet the different needs of each participant.

Rooms are offered on a first come first served basis, we recommend participants to book their accommodation as soon as possible to have a wider and better choice.

Hotel rooms are available from September 3rd or 4th to September 6th, 2024. If you need additional pre- or post-nights, if you have any special request (additional beds, wheelchair-accessible rooms, baby cribs, or other) or if you are booking for a group (more than 5 people) please contact

Rates are in Swiss Francs (CHF), per room and night, and include breakfast and VAT, if not differently specified in the "i" info bubble.

At check in all guests shall ask for the Ticino Ticket, a free public transportation pass valid in the Lugano/Ticino Region for the duration of their stay.

We are pleased to welcome you and we wish you a pleasant stay.



Palazzo dei Congressi

Piazza Indipendenza 4

6900 Lugano


Public transport

Cancellation Policy

If you wish to cancel your registration for PEM Congress 2024, please refer to the event conditions. You can find them here.

On-site Registration

For the on-site registration, a handling fee of CHF 50. – will be charged in addition to the respective daily rates.

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