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Visit this section often to view calendar listings for international, regional, and chapter ILAE congresses, and other meetings related to epileptology. See complete list below.

ILAE Congresses

ILAE-Sponsored Meetings & Courses

Chapter Congresses

Other Congresses

Procedure for endorsing meetings not organized by ILAE | Application for endorsement of meeting by ILAE


2016 Congresses

7th Caucasian Summer School

24-26 May 2016
7th ILAE/CEA Caucasian International Summer School on Clinical Epileptolgy:
Pharmacological and Alternative Treatment

Tbilisi, Georgia
Website: www.glae.org.ge
Announcement | Program | Application
Contact: Nana Tatishvili: n_tatishvili@hotmail.com or Sofia Kasradze: sofiakas@gmail.com



5-10 June 2016
Baltic Sea Summer School on Epilepsy (BSSSE 10)

Trakai, Lithuania
Announcement | Past BSSSE

LICE - Italy


8 – 10 June, 2016
38th Italian League (LICE) National Epilepsy Congress

Rome, Italy
Congress website

PNJD 2016

9 June 2016
Practical Neurology for Junior Doctors 2016

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Information: Edwin Jabbari edwin.jabbari@nhs.net

9 - 11 June 2016
Brazilian Epilepsy Congress

Recife, Brazil
Website: www.epilepsia2016.com.br

East European Epilepsy Course

15 – 17 June 2016
2nd East-European Course on Epilepsy
and SRIE Summer School
Cheile Gradistei, Romania
Information flyer | Program | Registration form

Korean Epilepsy Congress 2016

17 – 18 June 2016
21st Korean Epilepsy Congress

Seoul, South Korea
Abstract Submission Deadline: April 30, 2016
On-line Registration Deadline:  May 29, 2016
Congress website: www.epilepsykorea.org

International Fellowship Program: Announcement | Application Form
Application deadline 30 April 2016

Epilepsy Colloquium 2016 London

22 – 24 June 2016
9th International Epilepsy Colloquium:
Surgical and targeted treatments for acquired lesions

Westminster, London, UK
Congress website: www.activateevents.com/9thiec2016

International Summer School on Imaging in Epilepsy (SuSIE)


26-29 June, 2016
International Summer School on Imaging in Epilepsy (SuSIE)

Rauischholzhausen Castle, Marburg, Germany
Program, registration and more information on website:www.imaging-in-epilepsy.org

13th Eilat Conference on new AEDs

26-29 June, 2016
13th Eilat Conference on New Antiepileptic Drugs (EILAT XIII)

Madrid, Spain
Website: www.eilatxiii.com | Email eilatxiii@target-conferences.com

ISAE 2016

1-3 July , 2016
18th annual meeting of Infantile Seizure Society

International Symposium on Acute Encephalopathy in Infancy and Its Related Disorders (ISAE)
Chiyodaku, Tokyo, Japan
Website: http://square.umin.ac.jp/isae2016/

Brain Recovery Project

8 – 10 July 2016
2016 Hemispherectomy Conference

Broomfield, Colorado
Website: www.brainrecoveryproject.org

San Servolo Summer Course

10-22 July 2016
2016 San Servolo international advanced course:
Brain Exploration and Epilepsy Surgery

San Servolo (Venice), Italy
Designed for neuroscientists and neurologists with a documented background in epilepsy research and a special interest in epilepsy surgery.
Course directors: Ingmar Blümcke (Germany) and Laura Tassi (Italy)
Sponsored by ILAE, Fondazione Istituto Neurologico Carlo Besta
Information | Application Deadline: February 1, 2016
Scholarship Application Deadline: January 11, 2016
Contact: epilepsysummercourse@univiu.org

Dianalund Summer School

17-23 July 2016
Dianalund Summer School on EEG and Epilepsy (DSSEE3)

Dianalund, Denmark
Advanced, interactive, practically-oriented course on EEG and its application in the field of epilepsy with many hands-on sessions
Announcement | Application (deadline, March 31, 2016)

AOCN 2016

18-21 August 2016
15th Asian Oceanian Congress of Neurology (AOCN 2016)

Advanced Education in Neurology in Asian Oceanian Region
Insights into the latest research, developments and treatments. Including high-level plenaries, interactive symposia, poster and platform opportunities for free papers, state-of-the-art review course, workshops and debates on hot topics and amSple networking opportunities

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Abstract submission deadline: 18 February 2016
Congress Website: aocn2016.com

LACE 2016

20-23 August 2016
9th Latin American Congress on Epilepsy
Cancún, Mexico
Website: www.epilepsycancun2016.org/

Gordon Research Conferences

21 – 26 August 2016
Mechanisms of Epilepsy & Neuronal Synchronization
Aberrant Circuits to Impaired Function in Epilepsy

PGA Catalunya Business and Convention Centre, Girona, Spain
Applications for this meeting must be submitted by July 24, 2016.

International Conference Excitatory-Inhibitory Signaling Balance

26 – 27 August 2016
Fundamental Mechanism of Epilepsy International Conference:
Excitatory-Inhibitory Signaling Balance as Therapeutic Target in Epilepsy

Montreal Neurological Institute of McGill University, Canada
Focused on roles played by ligand-gated signaling in epileptiform synchronization and epileptogenesis.

More information and registration

INES Chengdu 2016


29 August – 2 September
4th International Summer School for Neuropathology and Epilepsy Surgery
(INES 2016)

West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, P.R. China


ECE Prague 2016

11-15 September 2016
12th European Congress on Epileptology

The Prague Congress Centre, Czech Republic

Announcement and details of scientific programme
Call for ECE Forum Proposals - Deadline 10 August, 2015

More details on congress website: www.epilepsyprague2016.org

Epilepsy Surgical Techniques

16 September 2016
Epilepsy Surgical Techniques

Prague, Czech Republic
Program | Website

Epilepsy & Society Congress


15-16 September 2016
14th European Congress on Epilepsy and Society

Prague, Czech Republic
Website: www.epilepsyandsociety.org

20-24 September 2016
5th Global Symposium on Ketogenic Therapies

Treating epilepsy, brain cancer, autism and cognitive disorders
Banff, Alberta, Canada
Website: www.ketoconnect.org
Abstract submission deadline: 16 May

BNA-British Neuroscience Assoc.

29 September 2016
BNA-ABN Joint Symposium: Meeting of Minds

Cardiff University, UK
One day symposium to discuss epilepsy and amnesia, with talks given by international experts in their fields and attendees presenting posters for discussion
Program, registration, and sponsorship information

British and Irish Chapters Meeting

5 – 7 October 2016
Joint British and Irish Chapters Annual Scientific Meeting

Clontarf Hotel, Dublin, Ireland
Congress Website


6-9 October 2016
5th International Summer School for Neuropathology and Epilepsy
(INES 2016)
Erlangen, Germany


20 – 22 October 2016
Annual Meeting of the German-Swiss-Austrian Epilepsy Working Group DACH-AK
Excellence discourse epileptology:
I. Clinical epileptology, II: Electrophysiology (EEG, MEG)

Meeting Venue: Prien, Germany
Course directors: Hermann Stefan, Margitta Seeck, Eugen Trinka
Registration ends 15 September 2016


14-16 October 2016
Canadian League Against Epilepsy Biennial Scientific Meeting

Quebec City, Quebec
Congress Website
Abstract submission now open: How to submit an abstract
Abstract submission deadline: June 1, 2016

AAS: American Autonomic Society

2 – 5 November 2016
The 27th International Symposium on the Autonomic Nervous System

San Diego, California
Information:  Anita Zeller:  zeller.anita@mayo.edu
Abstract submission deadline: June 1, 2016
Website: www.americanautonomicsociety.org

8 – 10 November 2016
Neuro Santiago 2016 Conference of Neurology
Epidemiology of epilepsy and childhood headache

Santiago, Cuba

Video EEG in Pediatric Epilepsies

24 – 26 November 2016
Video-EEG in paediatric epilepsies: from seizures to syndromes

Madrid, Spain
Clinically-oriented course, focused on comprehensive aspects of Video-EEG diagnosis of children with epilepsy. The faculty consists of leading international epileptologists. Specialists in paediatric neurology, child neuropsychiatry and clinical neurophysiology are welcome to apply.
Information | Program | Application Form

AES Annual Meeting 2016

2 – 6 December 2016
AES 70th Annual Meeting and 6th Biennial Regional American Congress

Houston, TX, USA
Abstract submission deadline is June 8, 2016

2017 Congresses

London-Inssbruck Colloquium on Status Epilepticus

6-8 April, 2017
6th London-Innsbruck Colloquium on Status Epilepticus and Acute Seizures

Salzburg, Austria

12 – 14 May 2017
3rd African Epilepsy Congress

Dakar, Senegal

Call for session proposals: Deadline 21 April 2016
Invitation to Submit a Session Proposal
Recommendations for Session Proposals
Session Proposal Form

IEC Barcelona 2017

2 - 6 September 2017
32nd International Epilepsy Congress

Barcelona, Spain

Call for session proposals - Deadline 30 October 2015
Congress website: www.epilepsybarcelona2017.org

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