2021 Session List

2021 Session List

Education Sessions at the Annual Meeting

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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 Blockers
Infantile Epilepsy
Dialogues to Transform Epilepsy
Epilepsy Fellowship Program Directors Meeting 
Management Strategies for Infantile Epilepsy: Perspectives on a PCORI-funded Systematic Review

 

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  
Pearls of videoEEG Monitoring 
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