2021 Session List

2021 Session List

Education Sessions at the Annual Meeting

SYMPOSIA

  • Advanced Practice Provider Symposium: Crucial Conversations: When, Why, and How
  • Annual Course: How to Help Patients Live with Epilepsy
  • 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 LECTURES

  • 18th 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


INVESTIGATOR WORKSHOPS

  • From the Lab to the Clinic: CRISPR and Its Potential to Treat Epilepsies
  • Exercise in Epilepsy—Just Getting Warmed Up
  • Machine Learning in Epilepsy: From Code to Clinic
  • Neurodegeneration in Epilepsy: New Insights from Imaging, Pathology and Cognitive Studies
  • Cognitive and Affective Fingerprinting in Epilepsy: Combining Behavioral, Neuroimaging, and Electrophysiological Measures
  • Rationalizing Intervention Targets for SUDEP Risk Reduction: A Neuroimaging Perspective
  • Epilepsy Health Disparities—Where We Are in 2021 and Strategies for Bridging the Gap
  • Large Scale Modeling and Quantitative Analysis of Epileptic Networks at Cellular Resolution
  • Memory Mechanisms in the Epileptic Brain
  • On the Many Consequences of Fetal Antiseizure Medication Exposure: From Bench to Bedside
  • Hyping up the Hypothalamus: Emerging Roles for Hypothalamic Circuits in Epilepsy and Comorbidities
  • The Chronobiology of Epilepsy
  • Exploring the Role and Potential Therapeutic Benefits of Targeting Neuropeptides in Epilepsy
  • Functional and Medical Outcomes After Large Pediatric Epilepsy Surgeries: Neurodevelopment, Medical Comorbidities and Surveillance, and Managing Parental Expectations
  • Neurometabolic Epilepsy Research: Disorders of GABA Metabolism
  • New Somatic Genetics of Neocortical Epilepsy: SLC35A2 Paves the Way
  • Too Afraid to Breathe: Apnea Without Dyspnea Due to Stimulation of the Amygdala
  • Neuromodulatory Targets in the Thalamus for Focal and Generalized Epilepsies
  • Clinical Applications of Functional and Effective Connectivity in Epilepsy
  • Post-Traumatic Epilepsy Across the Species: Novel Techniques, Technologies, and Models to Identify Multiple Mechanisms of Epileptogenesis

 

SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS

  • 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 Dimentia
  • Professional Wellness in Epilepsy Care