The Regional Executive Committee for the Western Pacific Region consists of the Chair, Vice Chair and Secretary, all of whom have been elected by the Full Members in the Western Pacific Region. In addition, the Vice President Western Pacific 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 purpose of the Regional Executive Committee is to facilitate joint activities in the region and to arrange regular meetings of the Regional Committee.
Elected Regional Executive Committee 2013 – 2017
Yuan Fu Tseng
Outstanding Persons With Epilepsy Award Background: The first combined Asian and Oceanian Epilepsy Congress (AOEC) representing both the medical and epilepsy support organizations of the regions was held in Korea in 1996. It was at the 4th AOEC in Nagano, Japan in 2002, under the guidance of Dr Park (Korea), Dr Marshall (Taiwan), Dr Kubota […]Read More
Travel Bursaries The International Bureau for Epilepsy (IBE) and the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) are delighted to announce that a limited number of travel bursaries will be awarded to assist with travel, registration and accommodation expenses. Travel bursary applicants must be under the age of 50 and must complete the form available for download here returning […]Read More
Abstract Deadline Extended The abstract deadline for the 10th AOEC has been extended from this Friday (14th March) for another two weeks only until Saturday 29th March. The 10th AOEC Scientific Organising Committee and the Scientific Advisory Committee invite authors to submit abstracts for consideration as either poster or oral presentations. Submissions are welcome on […]Read More
Introduction The Asian and Oceanian Outstanding Achievement Epilepsy Award (AOEA) was introduced by the Commission of Asian and Oceanian Affairs (CAOA) of the ILAE in 2010. The purpose of the Award is to recognise and pay tribute to medical or non-medical professionals for their extraordinary contributions to Epilepsy Care. It is the highest honour […]Read More