Wednesday 9th September

Wednesday 9th September 2015

07:30 - 08:30

 

TEACHING SESSION:                                                                                                                                    

SERIES 1: VIREPA: STATUS EPILEPTICUS

Co-Chairs: Eugen Trinka (Austria), Simon Shorvon (UK)

  • Speaker 1: Eugen Trinka (Austria)
  • Speaker 2: Simon Shorvon (UK)

 

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SERIES 2: CASE ORIENTED: EPILEPSY, PREGNANCY AND WOMEN’S ISSUES                                                

Chair: Jacqueline French (USA)

  • Speaker 1: Torbjörn Tomson (Sweden)
  • Speaker 2: Jacqueline French (USA)

 

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SERIES 3: EPILEPSY IN THE TROPICS: UPDATE AND PERSPECTIVES: MANAGING EPILEPSY IN REMOTE AREAS: ROLE OF THE DOCTOR AND THE TRADITIONAL HEALER                                                                                                  

Chair: Charles Newton (Kenya)

  • Working together with traditional healers - Charles Newton (Kenya)
  • Epilepsy in primary care in Latin America - Jaime Carrizosa (Colombia)

 

TEACHING SESSION:                                                                                                                                            

SERIES 4: THE BEST OF TWO WORLDS: TRANSLATIONAL EPILEPTOLOGY:  EPILEPSY BEYOND THE NEURON: WHERE TO LOOK AND WHAT TO DO?                                                                                                                               

Chair: Marco de Curtis (Italy)

  • Speaker 1: Emilio Perucca (Italy)
  • Speaker 2: Damir Janigro (USA)

 

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SERIES 5: LOOKING AT SEIZURES ACCORDING TO THE NEW CLASSIFICATION                                           

Chair: Helen Cross (UK)

  • Speaker 1: Sameer M. Zuberi (UK)
  • Speaker 2: Helen Cross (UK)

 

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SYSTEM EPILEPSIES: THEORETICAL AND PRACTICAL CONCEPTS                                                         

Chair: Giuliano Avanzini (Italy)

  • Speaker 1: Giuliano Avanzini (Italy)
  • Speaker 2: Peter Wolf (Denmark)
  • Speaker 3: Giuseppe Capovilla (Italy)

 

08:30 - 10:30


MAIN SESSION:
ADVANCES IN THE TREATMENT OF STATUS EPILEPTICUS

Chair: Manjari Tripathi (India)

  • Translation from animal models to humans - Jaideep Kapur (USA)
  • What to do next when the benzodiazepines fail? - Eugen Trinka (Austria)
  • What to do about refractory and super-refractory status epilepticus? - Simon Shorvon (UK)

 

10:30 - 11:00

  • Morning break

 

11:00 - 12:30

CONGRESS HIGHLIGHTS SESSION

  • Another new feature of the 31st International Epilepsy Congress is the ‘Congress Highlights’ session. This concluding session will provide delegates with an overview of the most important, original and interesting findings, presented throughout the congress programme.

 

12:30 -13:30

QUIZ COMPETITION

  • The quiz session promises to offer a light-hearted approach to learning for the audience and participants alike. Teams are pitched against each other answering quick-fire questions on a wide range of epilepsy-related topics.