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ILAE British Branch Annual Scientific Conference – Virtual

Posted in Course & Conference Previews on 29th Jun 2021

Dates: Thursday 23rd and Friday 24th September 2021

Location: Virtual event

Conference website:

Bursaries and student rates available plus discounts for ILAE members.

Approved by the RCP for 11 CPD credits


Programme sessions include:

  • Advances in technology in epilepsy
  • Epilepsy and sleep
  • Can I control my seizures myself?
  • Absence seizures: synapse to society
  • The cognitive cost of epilepsy surgery: myths, measures and modifiers
  • What does imaging tell us about neuropsychological outcomes
  • Living with epilepsy and poor memory
  • Keynote lecture: Brain stimulation for refractory epilepsy
  • Results from a 5 year study of 1000 patient studies of people with ID vs general population in response to newer AEDs
  • General platform presentations session including ERUK Celine Newman Prize in neurobiology of epilepsy
  • Neurosurgery network session


Inviting abstract submissions:

  • General epilepsy abstracts
  • Neurobiology of epilepsy abstracts
  • Cases for Neurosurgery Network Meeting

The Council of the ILAE British Branch also invite entries for the Gowers Award. These are for dissertations of up to 5000 words on any aspect of epilepsy. There may be an opportunity for the winning essays to be published in the Journal Seizure.

The awards are in the following category:

  • Gowers Clinical Science Award (prize £500)
  • Gowers Medical Student Award (prize £500)

Abstract & Gowers Award deadline: Friday, 16th July at 1700 hrs

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