2021 Session List

2021 Session List

Education Sessions at the Annual Meeting

    Interested in which sessions will be live streamed? What will be included in the convenient on-demand Digital Select platform available to nearly all registrants? See below!

    Sessions and Formats

    SymposiaIn-personLive StreamedOn-demand
    Annual Course: How to Help Patients Live with Epilepsy

    Advanced Practice Provider Symposium: Crucial Conversations: When, Why, and How

    Annual Fundamentals Symposium: Individualizing Patient Care in Different Patient Populations

    Best Practices in Clinical Epilepsy Symposium: Complexity of Care Across the Age Spectrum: What Healthcare Providers Should Not Overlook

    Dialogues to Transform Epilepsy

    Epilepsy Specialists Symposium: Epilepsy Surgery: A Case-based Discussion of “State of the Art”

    Epilepsy Therapies Symposium: Intractable Generalized Epilepsies: New Approaches to an Old Problem

    Hot Topics Symposium: Epilepsy and COVID 2021: Do We Know More?

    North American Commission Symposium: Algorithms and Artificial Intelligence in Epilepsy Care

    Merritt-Putnam Symposium: Targeted Genetic Based Therapies of Epilepsy: General Principles and Clinical Applications

    Pediatric State of the Art: Electrical Status Epilepticus in Sleep: Sleeping with the Enemy

    Presidential Symposium: Recent Research Revolutions and Their Impact on Epilepsy Patient Care

    Scientific Symposium: Seizures Go Virtual: Probing Mechanisms and Targeting Treatments with Multiscale Simulations

    Spanish Symposium: Epilepsy in Women: A Journey Through Life

    Translational Research Symposium: Overcoming Systemic Barriers to Translating Research: Models of Success

     

    Special LecturesIn-personLive StreamedOn-demand

    19th Judith Hoyer Lecture in Epilepsy: Contemporary Care for Women with Epilepsy: Progress from the Past

    Lombroso Lecture: Epigenetic Regulation of Cognition in Epilepsy and Alzheimer’s Disease

    NAEC-AES Joint Session: Coding and Reimbursement Policies of Interest to Epileptologists and Epilepsy Centers

     

    Telehealth: One Year and More After COVID-19

    CDC Public Health Workshop 
    ILAE/WHO Session: Global Actions on Epilepsy and Other Neurological Disorders  
    Sodium Channel Blocking Antiseizure Medications & The Heart: Sifting and Winnowing the Data
    Dialogues to Transform Epilepsy
    Epilepsy Fellowship Program Directors Meeting 
    Management Strategies for Infantile Epilepsy: Perspectives on a Systematic Review Draft Report

     

    Investigators WorkshopsIn-personLive StreamedOn-demand

    The Potential of CRISPR for Treating Epilepsies


    Exercise in Epilepsy—Just Getting Warmed Up



    Machine Learning in Clinical Epilepsy


    Neurodegeneration in Epilepsy



    Multi-disciplinary Approaches for Cognitive and Affective Fingerprinting in Epilepsy


    Rationalizing Intervention Targets for SUDEP Risk Reduction: A Neuroimaging Perspective


    Epilepsy Health Disparities


    Quantitative Analysis of Epileptic Networks at Cellular Resolution



    Memory Mechanisms in the Epileptic Brain



    Anatomical and Neurobehavioral Consequences of Fetal Antiseizure Medication Exposure



    Emerging Roles of Hypothalamus in Epilepsy and Comorbidities



    The Chronobiology of Epilepsy



    Therapeutic Benefits of Targeting Neuropeptides in Epilepsy


    Functional and Medical Outcomes After Large Pediatric Epilepsy Surgeries


    Disorders of GABA Metabolism

     

    Somatic Genetics of Neocortical Epilepsy: SLC35A2

      

    Apnea Without Dyspnea Due to Stimulation of the Amygdala

      

    Thalamic Neuromodulation in Focal and Generalized Epilepsies

      

    Clinical Applications of Functional and Effective Connectivity in Epilepsy

      

    Novel Techniques and Models to Identify Epileptogenesis in Post-traumatic Epilepsy

      

     

    Special Interest GroupsIn-personLive StreamedOn-demand

    Children's Hour: Precision Therapies in Pediatric Epilepsy


    Genetics: Astute Clinical Observation vs. Data Analytics

     


    Psychosocial Comorbidities: Beyond Generalized Anxiety Disorder: Unpacking the Various Anxieties in Epilepsy


    Status Epilepticus: The Broad Spectrum of Focal Status Epilepticus


    Critical Care: An Update on NORSE and FIRES


    Neonatal: Neonatal Seizures Around the Globe: Accurate Diagnosis with Limited Resources



    Sleep and Epilepsy: Stars and Seasons--The Impact of Epilepsy in Sleep



    Basic Mechanisms and Neuroscience of Epilepsy: mTOR Dysregulation in Epilepsy--Targets and Pathways Beyond the Usual Suspects



    Tuberous Sclerosis



    Clinical Epilepsy for the Advanced Practice Provider



    Intractable Generalized Epilepsy


    Neuroimaging: Large Multicenter Databases: Big Data and Open Science



    Practice Management: Building an Epilepsy Practice



    PNES: Virtual Tools for Nonepileptic Seizures



    Engineering and Neurostimulation: Next Generation Approaches for Neurostimulation in Epilepsy

     

     

    Seizures in Autoimmune Encephalitis: Continuation Proposal Seizures in Autoimmune Encephalitis

     

     

    Epilepsy and Aging: Late-onset Epilepsy: A Unique Clinical Entity?

     

     

    Temporal Lobe Club: The Network in Mesial Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

     

    Data Science: Natural Language Processing and EMR Phenotyping for Precision Epilepsy

     

    Neuroendocrinology: The Impact of Stress on Epilepsy Outcomes

     

     

    EEG: The Problem of EEG Over-interpretations: Causes, Consequences, and Solutions

     

    Epilepsy Education: E-learning in Epilepsy in the Times of Pandemic and Beyond

     

     

    Pediatric Epilepsy Case Discussions: Diagnostic and Treatment Challenges

     

    Stereoelectroencephalography (SEEG): The Stereo-EEG Approach to MRI-negative Epilepsy

     

    Global Health: Overcoming Hurdles to Sustainable Care During a Pandemic

     

    Seizure and Cerebrovascular Disease

    Cognitive and Behavioral Treatment for Epilepsy: CBT in the Pediatric Epilepsy Clinic: Applications for Patients and Caregivers

     

    NIH and Non-profit Research Resources/Junior Investigator Workshop: Non-profit Funding Opportunities for Junior Investigators

     

     

    Ictal Semiology: Generators of Motor Symptoms Linked to Auras: The Localizing Significance of Propagation Patterns

     

    Magnetoencephalography (MEG): What are Dipoles Anyway? What Source Location Means and What It Doesn't Mean

     

    Epilepsy Surgery: The Learning Curve of Laser Ablation for Epilepsy

     

    Pregnancy Registry Outcomes: Pregnancy Data Outcome Update

     

    SUDEP: Failure to Autoresuscitate

     

    Developmental and Epileptic Encephalopathies: Moving from a Seizure-centric to a Holistic Evaluation of DEE Patients

     

    Tumor-related Epilepsy: A Focus on Low Grade Gliomas

     

    Dietary Therapies: Therapy Innovations and Ketogenic Diet Mechanisms

     

    Epidemiology

     

    Quality and Safety: Continuous EEG/LTM: Who Do We Monitor vs. Who Should We Monitor?

     

     

    Neuropharmacology: Managing Breakthrough Seizures--An Art or Science?

     

     

    Neuropsychology: Reimagining Memory: Transient Amnesia, Long-term Forgetting, Early Dementia

     

     

    Professional Wellness in Epilepsy Care

     

     

    Professional DevelopmentIn-personLive StreamedOn-demand

    Career Pathways: Clinical Care



    Career Pathways: Interprofessional Careers

     



    Career Pathways: Research



    Career Skills: Landing Your Next Job



    Career Skills: Mentoring  

    Career Skills: Social Media



     

    Clinical Skills WorkshopsIn-personLive StreamedOn-demand

    Alternative Therapies



    Genetics Testing



    Intracranial Electrode Studies



    Misadventures in EEG



    Neurostimulation in Epilepsy



    Optimal Use of Neuroimaging  
    Self-management training  
    Treating Patients  
    Treatment of Anxiety and Depression  

     

    Basic Science Skills WorkshopsIn-personLive StreamedOn-demand

    Stem Cell-derived Brain Organoid Approaches for Epilepsy Research



    Computational Modeling from Neurons to Networks: How and Why to Get Started