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Gallery: Golden Light Awards Ceremony

The Golden Light Awards presentation was recently held in Hong Kong at the 11th Asian & Oceanian Epilepsy Congress. The awards were presented by IBE President, Athanasios Covanis and IBE Western Pacific Region Chair, Denise Chapman at the welcome ceremony of the 11th AOEC. Note: Yin Chan LOKE, Singapore could not be present to collect her [...]

By | May 24th, 2016|News|0 Comments

IE News: Issue 1 – 2016

We had a tremendous reaction to the Yes, I can! photography competition with more than 300 entries from all corners of the world. Our cover for this issue features a happy image, the winning photo in the mobile phone/ tablet category. You can find more winning images in the issue. Joanna Burzec shares with us [...]

By | April 4th, 2016|IE News Magazine|Comments Off on IE News: Issue 1 – 2016

Registration Open for 14th ECES, Prague, 2016 (3 for 2 Deal)

The 14th European Conference on Epilepsy & Society will take place in Prague from September 15 to 16. Registration for this event is now open at epilepsyandsociety.org/registration. Sign up now and avail of the early registration rate! In addition, for this congress we have launched a special registration deal; BUY 3 REGISTRATIONS FOR THE PRICE OF [...]

By | March 31st, 2016|News|Comments Off on Registration Open for 14th ECES, Prague, 2016 (3 for 2 Deal)

Nominations Open for Asian and Oceanian Outstanding Achievement Epilepsy Award

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 our highest honour, and is [...]

By | March 23rd, 2016|IBE-Epilepsy Awards, News|Comments Off on Nominations Open for Asian and Oceanian Outstanding Achievement Epilepsy Award

IBE Day at the 9th LACE in Cancún

The programme for the IBE Day at the 9th Latin American Congress on Epilepsy is available on the congress website. See more about the congress at www.epilepsycancun2016.org and the IBE Day detailed schedule. The day is schedule for Saturday, August 20 and will run from 9am to 5.30pm. The day will comprise 10 talks and will finish with [...]

By | March 22nd, 2016|News|Comments Off on IBE Day at the 9th LACE in Cancún

Epilepsy & Society Symposium at the11th AOEC

The programme for the Epilepsy & Society Symposium on Sunday, May 15 promises to be both educational and engaging with innovative topics being discussed. Renaming epilepsy has been a major event and talks will focus on the impact and experiences that this has caused. Nonetheless, the fight against stigma continues and different personal stories shall [...]

By | March 21st, 2016|News|Comments Off on Epilepsy & Society Symposium at the11th AOEC

Epilepsy Gains Prominent New Advocate in Harrison Ford

Harrison Ford has joined with other epilepsy advocates at an NYU event to highlight the affects of the brain disease. Ford explained that his daughter, Georgia, has epilepsy and that the Langone Medical Center’s Find a Cure for Epilepsy and Seizures (FACES) has helped his family. The actor will be a powerful new advocate for [...]

By | March 15th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Epilepsy Gains Prominent New Advocate in Harrison Ford

14th European Conference on Epilepsy & Society Registration Opening Soon

The 14th European Conference on Epilepsy & Society will take place in Prague from September 15 to 16. Registration for this event will open shortly at epilepsyandsociety.org. The conference aims to inform people with epilepsy and their families, as well as those working in the field of epilepsy about new developments in epilepsy treatment, associated [...]

By | March 15th, 2016|News|Comments Off on 14th European Conference on Epilepsy & Society Registration Opening Soon

International Epilepsy Day | Epilepsy is more than Seizures

International Epilepsy Day   Epilepsy is more than Seizures Monday 8th February 2016 Last year was the first year of the official International Epilepsy Day.  Following a successful launch with many activities around the world, we now look forward to International Epilepsy Day 2016. Already we are putting plans in place, with our Photography Competition [...]

By | December 22nd, 2015|News|Comments Off on International Epilepsy Day | Epilepsy is more than Seizures

IE News: Issue 4 – 2015

On 12 October, IBE received the news that Hanneke de Boer, one of IBE's longest serving advocates had died. Although many of us knew that she was unwell and not expected to recover, the news was still hard to believe. In this issue we include an obituary for Hanneke. For almost 30 years, she devoted [...]

By | November 25th, 2015|IE News Magazine|Comments Off on IE News: Issue 4 – 2015