The 14th ECES will take place in Prague, Czechia from the September 15 to 16, 2016. More information on the official congress website www.epilepsyandsociety.org.
The 4th EMEC will take place in Luxor, Egypt from the February 16 to 18, 2017. More information on the official congress website www.epilepsyluxor2017.org.
The 3rd AEC will take place in Dakar Senegal from the May 5 to 7, 2017. More information on the official congress website www.epilepsydakar2017.org.
Over the past few years, IE News has been included regular articles detailing the history of ILAE as documented in its newsletters. Now, as we reach the final instalment of this excellent series, produced by Ted Reynolds, a former President of ILAE, a compilation of all 10 articles is available for those who may have [...]
The Finnish Epilepsy Lifetime Achievements Award was given to professor Matti Sillanpää by Finnish Epilepsy Association, Epilepsy Research Foundation and Finnish Epilepsy Society on August 4. This Award recognises senior members of the society who have a record of lifetime contributions and accomplishments related to epilepsy research. Professor emeritus Matti Sillanpää celebrates his 80-year anniversary [...]
Welcome to the latest issue of IE News, where you can find a wealth of stories and articles of interest to all: Meet the Golden Light awardees from Hong Kong Learn all about ERNs Enjoy the final episode of Ted Reynolds history of ILAE Find out about an exciting new initiative RADAR-CNS, in which IBE [...]
When a person, or their loved one, is diagnosed with epilepsy it can be a stressful time. One of the most important things is getting the appropriate information on the brain disease and finding out how to continue everyday life despite it. A site called Living Well With Epilepsy has been fulfilling that role for [...]
The Swaziland Epilepsy Organization has reported to us that a Consultant Clinical Neurophysiologist from the United Kingdom has offered Swaziland three EEG machines free of charge as well as TeleEEG reporting over the internet. The consultant, Dr Steve Coates, has set up EEG equipment and trained staff in Myanmar, India, Nepal, Laos and the United Kingdom. He made [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]