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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

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Other Epilepsy Congresses

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2015 Congresses



22 February - 3 March 2015
Latin American Summer School on Epilepsy (LASSE 2015)

Program | Congress website | Facebook | Report from LASSE 2014

  Epilepsy and Sleep in Children


5-7 March, 2015
First International Workshop on Epilepsy and Sleep in Children
Bologna, Italy
For program and registration, please see Congress website


Danish Epilepsy Society

6-7 March, 2015
Danish Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting

Radisson Blu H.C. Andersens Hotel, Odense
Registration: contact Susanne Holsaae

  EMEC 2015

19-21 March, 2015
3rd East Mediterranean Epilepsy Congress – POSTPONED

Amman, Jordan

The 3rd East Mediterranean Epilepsy Congress (EMEC) has been postponed. An announcement will follow about the revised dates and location for the 3rd EMEC. In the meantime, if you have any queries, please email

Congress website

  LPCE Chapter meeting

13-14 March, 2015
Encontro Nacional de Epileptologia

Coimbra, Portugal
Website: Preliminary program and registration


ILAE logo

24-25 March, 2015
Commission on African Affairs (CAA) and International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) Epilepsy Conference:
Approaches to Epilepsy across the ages. New understandings, essential updates and good practice recommendations
Durban, South Africa
Information, application
Early bird deadline 31 January, 2015

Epilepsy Summit 2015

26-28 March, 2015
Epilepsy Summit 2015

Two major topics: "End Epilepsy – Diagnosis, Treatment & Cures" and "Dietary Therapies – Initiation and Management."
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Sponsored by Charlie Foundation for Ketogenic Therapies and Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles.
March 26-27 is for physicians and other healthcare professionals. On March 26 and 28, there are also Dravet Forums for parents of children with Severe Myoclonic Epilepsy of Infancy (Dravet Syndrome) to meet with Dr. Charlotte Dravet from France. The third day (March 28) is for people with epilepsy and their loved ones and it is divided into three Tracks – 1) Adults, 2) Parents, and 3) Spanish.
Epilepsy Summit 2015 Website



26-30 March, 2015
12th International Meeting
Society of Neurologists of Africa

Brain sciences – Addressing research needs and priorities in Africa
Durban, South Africa
Conference website:


26-29 March, 2015
9th World Congress on Controversiew in Neurology (CONy)

Budapest, Hungary
Congress website


8-11 April, 2015
Comprehensive Course, Epilepsy:
Challenges and Strategies to Improve Care
Astana, Kazakhstan
For more information contact Professor Alla Guekht


London-Innsbruck Colloquium

9 – 11 April, 2015
5th London-Innsburck Colloquium on
Status Epilepticus and Acute Seizures

London, UK
Focus on clinical and translational aspects of status epilepticus and acute seizures, with the aim of facilitating thought and discussion on this topic, and improving the treatment and outcome of these conditions.

Early registration and abstract submission deadline extended to
29 January
. Congress website

  Keto University

27-29 April, 2015
Keto University

San Diego, California, USA
Workshop designed for registered dieticians with 1+ years experience in Ketogenic Diet practice who are currently working in a Ketogenic Center. Free registration for eligible participants.
More information


3-9 May, 2015
2nd International Residential Course on Drug Resistant Epilepsies
Tagliacozzo, Italy

Topics: semiologic characteristics of different types of epileptic seizures, utilization of Video-EEG, notions of antiepileptic drug pharmacodynamics and kinetics, alternative treatments, role of epilepsy surgery, and more.
Announcement | Application | Program

  Epilepsy Foundation congress

13-15 May, 2015
Antiepileptic Drug Trials XIII Conference

Aventura (North Miami Beach), Florida

  ESC 2015

13-15 May, 2015
XXIV European Stroke Conference (ESC) 2015

Vienna, Austria



22-23 May, 2015
4th Annual Emirati League Against Epilepsy Congress

Dubai, UAE
Congress website:

  Summer School on Imaging (SuSIE)

2-5 June, 2015.
Summer School on Imaging in Epilepsy (SuSIE)

Bonn, Germany
Overview of all imaging techniques applied in clinical epileptology with a goal of optimizing clinical abilities to read MRI and apply the techniques of the most relevant postprocessing methods used in every day practice.
Website | Flyer


8-19 June, 2015
5th SEIN Course on Clinical Epileptology

Stichting Epilepsie Instellingen Nederland (SEIN), the Netherlands
Application Deadline: 24 October, 2014

  Korean Epilepsy Society Meeting


12-13 June, 2015
20th Korean Epilepsy Congress (KEC 2015)

Kimdaejung Convention Center, Gwangju, Korea


European Academy of Neurology (EAN)


20-23 June, 2015
1st Congress of the European Academy of Neurology (EAN)

Berlin, Germany
Congress website


Glut1 Deficiency

6-8 July, 2015
GLUT1-Deficiency Annual Conference

Orlando, Florida
Ketogenic diet information is usually quite a large part of this conference
More information:


San Servolo Summer Course

19-31 July 2015
International advanced course on Seizures and Epilepsies in Childhood:
Management, co-morbidities, and adaptation of guidelines.
ISNV, Venice International University, San Servolo, Venice, Italy
Course directors: Jo Wilmshurst (South Africa) and Marilena Vecchi (Italy)
For more information:
Application deadline: January 31, 2015 Get Application
Scholarship application deadline: January 10, 2015


INES 2015

26-30 July, 2015
3rd International Summer School for Neuropathology and Epilepsy Surgery (INES 2015)

State University of Campinas - UNICAMP, Brazil
Application deadline 1 April, 2015
Information | Past INES meetings | Contact:


2-7 August, 2015
9th Baltic Sea Summer School on Epilepsy (BSSSE 9)

Sigulda, Latvia
Improve your level in epileptology by studying in a setting of young international peers with a group of dedicated and experienced tutors!
Application deadline April 15, 2015
Information | Past BSSSE Schools
Contact: |



3-6 August, 2015
Epilepsy Mechanisms, Models, Prediction and Control:
7th International Workshop on Seizure Prediction (IWSP7)

University of Melbourne, Australia



31 August – 4 September, 2015
XIII Workshop on Neurobiology of Epilepsy (WONOEP) 2015

Heybeliada Island, Turkey
Announcement | About WONOEP
Abstract submission opens November 15, 2014. Abstract Submission form
For more information, email:


2nd International Epilepsy Symposium

4-5 September, 2015
2nd International Epilepsy Symposium

Bielefeld-Bethel, Germany
Main topics: Epilepsy, cognition, autoimmunity and surgical therapy.
Organizers: Epilepsy Centers Bethel and Berlin-Brandenburg

  31st IEC - Istanbul - logo


5-9 September, 2015
31st International Epilepsy Congress
Istanbul, Turkey - Abstract submission now open!

Flyer: Why attend the 31st IEC in Istanbul?


ISBIS 2015


25 - 26 September, 2015
International Symposium on Benign Infantile Seizures (ISBIS)

Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Information | Website

  European Congress on Clinical Neurology

30 September - 4 October, 2015
15th European Congress on Clinical Neurophysiology

Brno, Czech Republic
Congress website:


Eilat 6 Edu

12 - 16 October, 2015
6th Eilat International Educational Course on the Pharmacological Treatment of Epilepsy (6thEilat Edu)

Jerusalem, Israel
Presented by ILAE-CEA, Israeli League Against Epilepsy, and CURE
Flyer | Program
Congress website:


WCN 2015

31 October - 5 November, 2015
XXII World Congress of Neurology

Santiago, Chile


2016 Congresses

  Int'l Wkshp High Frequency Ocillations in Epilepsy 10-12 March, 2016
2nd International Workshop on High Frequency Ocillations in Epilepsy

Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany

9 - 11 June, 2016
Brazilian Epilepsy Congress

Recife, Brazil

  ECE Prague 2016

11-15 September, 2016
12th European Congress on Epileptology

The Prague Congress Centre, Czech Republic

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