The Regional Executive Committee for Europe consists of the Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary and two Members, all of whom are elected by the Full Members in the European Region. In addition, the Vice President Europe on the International Executive Committee is an ex-officio voting member of the Regional Executive Committee and acts as a liaison point between the International and Regional Committees. IBE President, Secretary General and Treasurer are also ex-officio non-voting members of this committee.
The pupose of the Regional Executive Committee is to facilitate joint activities in the region and to arrange regular (at least annual) meetings of the Regional Committee. These meetings usually take place at the time of the International Epilepsy Congress and the European Epilepsy & Society Congress.
Elected Regional Executive Committee 2013 – 2017
NEUROLOGY ADVOCACY AWARDS 2015 An initiative of the European Federation of Neurological Associations Gay Mitchell receives the award for “Patient Advocacy by a European Policy-Maker” For almost 10 years, Gay Mitchell has been a consistent and dedicated campaigner for people with epilepsy in Europe, following many years providing similar support at national level […]
The 32nd International Epilepsy Congress will take place in Barcelona, Spain, from 2nd to 6th September 2017. The congress is organised jointly by the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) and the International Bureau for Epilepsy (IBE). The scientific programme of the 32nd IEC promises to be innovative and engaging, with a wide range of main […]
It is with great pleasure that IBE welcomes the acceptance of two new Chapters. The new member associations are: This brings the number of IBE Chapters to 98 and Associate Chapters to 37. IBE is now represented in 100 countries worldwide. IBE Chapter Details To view the details for each IBE Chapter, please choose from the following regions below […]
The general objective of the pan-European research project, ESBACE (European Study on the Burden and Care of Epilepsy), is to facilitate the development of high-quality epilepsy care at all stages of the disease, equitable across EU countries. ESBACE will provide data on the burden of epilepsy and on current provision and organization of care in selected EU member states. ESBACE […]
State of the Art and Opportunities for the Future The event will gather together all EU-funded and currently ongoing research projects specifically focused on epilepsy. Several laboratories and research institutions in Europe are supported from the EU for research on the mechanisms of epileptogenesis and on the development of new therapies. Currently, six projects are […]