June 24-26, 2016 | Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

The 2nd International Symposium on AKI in Children provided a state of the art symposium in Critical Care Nephrology featuring presentations on cardiorenal syndromes, neonatal AKI, hepatorenal syndrome, sepsis associated AKI, biomarkers and clinical, basic and quality improvement sciences in AKI.

Keynote Speaker

The symposium commenced with a keynote address by Professor Claudio Ronco, MD, titled The History of Critical Care Nephrology.

Professor Claudio Ronco, MD
Director, Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation
International Renal Research Institute
St. Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy


The two-day symposium highlighted the following themes:

  • AKI Epidemiology, Diagnostics, Therapeutics and Outcomes
  • AKI Study Updates – What’s New in Pediatric, Neonatal and Adult AKI Research Since 2012?
  • AKI in Critically Ill Patients - The PICU, NICU and CICU
  • AKI as a Quality Improvement Metric
  • Managing the Critically Ill Child With or At-Risk for AKI

CRRT University

CRRT University offered didactic and simulation courses prior to and following the symposium.