Annual meeting

The next annual meeting of the Auxological Society (Soiree) will be held Saturday, November 14th 2020.

Due to the current situation caused by Covid-19, the meeting will only take place virtually via a zoom conference.

We invite all members and friends of our Auxological Society to join.

Information and the code for the meeting may be obtained by Prof. Slawomir Koziel (

                                  PROGRAM OF THE 28th ASCHAUER SOIRÉE
                          Growth during times of fear and emotional stress
                                    SATURDAY, 14th of November 2020

10:30 – 11:30 Annual Meeting of the Auxological Society

12:00 – 13:50 Session 1
12:00 – 12:50 INTRODUCTORY LECTURE - Alan Rogol, Emotional Deprivation: Growth Faltering and Reversible Hypopituitarism
12:50 – 13:05 Mirela Iancu, The impact on emotional distress on growth hormone therapy efficiency
13:05 – 13:20 Tomasz Hanć, Adverse childhood experiences and weight status in school-age children
13:20 – 13:35 Annang Giri Moelyo, The secular trend in adult height in Indonesia born between 1955 and 1995: results from multiwaves (five) cross-sectional studies
13:35 – 13:50 Andrej Suchomlinov, Patterns of physiological neonatal weight loss in full-term breastfed infants in Vilnius, Lithuania (a pilot study)

13:50-14:10 Coffee Break

14:10-16:25 Session 2
14:10 – 14:25 Lidia Lebedeva, Coronavirus in Russia: distrust, fears and fake news (based on opinion polls surveys by Public Opinion Foundation)
14:25 – 14:40 Yehuda Limony, The relationship between skeletal age and the time to PHV
14:40 – 14:55 Martin Musalek, Validity of three indirect methods for assessing of biology maturation: Pilot data from ice hockey
15:55 – 16:10 Gudrun Verde, Are all patients with myocardial infarction obese?
16:10 – 16:25 Elena Godina, Gundegmaa Lhagvasuren, Ekaterina Permyakova, Rural-urban differences in growth of Mongolian children

16:25-16:45 Late Lunch

16:45-18:00 Session 3
16:45 – 17:00 Rebekka Mumm, Michael Hermanussen, Structured correlation (SC)-plots and inhomogeneous associations
17:00 – 17:15 Detlef Groth, Detecting associations via chain reversion - practical applications of the St: Nicolas House Analysis
17:15 – 17:30 Janina Tutkuviene, Ruta Morkuniene, Egle Marija Jakimaviciene, Newborns of crisis: birth weight, preterm births and stillbirths in relation to global macroeconomic shocks and microeconomic deprivations
17:30 – 17:45 Christiane Scheffler, Michael Hermanussen, Stunting as a synonym of social disadvantage and poor parental education
17:45 – 18:00 Sonja Böker, Westernization of self-perception in modern affluent Indonesian school children

18:00-18:20 Coffee Break

18:20-19:35 Session 4
18:20 – 18:35 Başak Koca Özer, Müdriye Yıldız Bıçakçı, H: Okan Yeloğlu, Neriman Aral, Ayşegül Özdemir Başaran, Cansev Meşe Yavuz, Sibel Önal, Ece Özdoğan Özbal, Sebahat Aydos, Peer relations linking overweight and obesity, and mediator factors among Turkish adolescents
18:35 – 18:50 Jim Swanson, Robert Isenhart, An Update on Pixel Averages for Auxological Assessment and Alignment At-Home (PIXA5): Examples from High Resolution Single Image Time-of-Flight “Snapshots"
18:50 – 19:05 Barbara Navazo, Sexual dimorphism in preadolescents and adolescents from the northeast of Patagonian region (Argentina)
19:05 – 19:20 Laure Spake, Growth differences between survivors and non-survivors in childhood vary across age and sex: potential implications for the study of growth in past populations
19:20 – 19:35 Slawomir Koziel, Aleksandra Gomula, Natalia Nowak-Szczepańska, Raja Chakraborty, Prenatal maternal stress exposure and neuromotor development