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Canadian League Against Epilepsy

FULL PROGRAM (Updated: October 8, 2014)

AT A GLANCE 

Day 1: October 17th 2014 (FRIDAY)

4:00 pm

5:00 pm

Registration Opens

Annual General Meeting

6:00 pm

Dr. Nizam Ahmed (CLAE President)

6:15 pm

Presidential Lecture (Dr. Nathalie Jette, incoming CLAE President)

6:45 pm

Dr. Michael Poulter: Improving the relationship between Basic Scientists and Clinicians

7:00 pm
Dr. William Stacey: Understanding seizures: new theories, technologies, and techniques

8:00 pm

Wrap up for the day

Day 2: October 18th, 2014 (SATURDAY)

7:00 am

Breakfast

8:00 am

PLENARY SESSION:

Title: Epilepsy in Canada: How are we doing? (Chair: Dr. Sharon Whiting, University of Ottawa)

10:00 am

Break

10:15 am

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Session 1 Epileptic Encephalopathies (Chair: Dr. Rajesh RamachandranNair, MacMaster University)

Session 2 Video-EEG Monitoring in Critically-ill Patients (Chair: Dr. Dang K Nguyen, University of Montreal)

12:00 pm

LUNCH

1:00 pm
Poster Tour (Authors to stand by their posters)

2:00 pm

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Session 1: SIG: Surgical Failures (Chair: Dr. Andrew Parrent, Western University)

Session 2: Stigma, Barriers and Driving (Chair: Dr. Jeffrey Jirsch, University of Alberta)

3:45 pm

Break

4:00 pm

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Session 1: Neuroengineering and Epilepsy (Co-Chairs: Dr. Michael Poulter, Western University & Dr. Peter Carlen, University of Toronto)
Session 2: Genetic Counseling in Epilepsy (Chair: Dr. Eva Andermann, McGill University)

5:45 pm

Wrap up for the day

6:00 pm

Social hour: A Tour/visit to The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

7:00 pm

Dinner (London Convention Center)

Day 3: October 19th, 2014 (SUNDAY)

7:30 am

Breakfast

8:30 am

PLENARY SESSION: Special Session from the Canadian Epilepsy Alliance

Title: Working Together to Improve Epilepsy Care in Canada (Moderator: Gail Dempsey, CEA President)

10:00 am

Break

10:15 am

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Session 1: Controversies and Advances in Neuroimaging of Epilepsy (Chair: Dr. Eliane Kobayashi, McGill University & Dr. Ali Khan, Robarts Research Institute)

Session 2:  Ictal Semiology (Chair: Dr. Jorge G Burneo, Western University)

12 noon

Wrap up

 

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