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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.

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The congresses and meetings below are provided for informational purposes only. Some of these meetings are not organized by the ILAE, and the ILAE does not endorse nor does it have any control over their content.


20 July - 1 August, 2014
2014 San Servolo Epilepsy Summer Course:
Bridging Basic with Clinical Epileptology

San Servolo (Venice), Italy
Designed for neuroscientists and neurologists with a documented background in epilepsy research
Sponsored by ILAE, Fondazione Istituto Neurologico Carlo Besta
Announcement | Application

3 - 8 August, 2014
8th Baltic Sea Summer School on Epilepsy (BSSSE 8)

Trakai, Lithuania
Primarily addressed to medical postgraduates and junior researchers (age up to about 40) with a special clinical/scientific interest in epilepsy. It is clinically oriented and focused on the comprehensive aspects of diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy, in additition encouraging research interests. The interactive course format involves combinations of lectures and group work, with tutorized case-oriented studies in an informal, international and open atmosphere. Application deadline April 15, 2014

7 - 10 August, 2014
10th Asian & Oceanian Epilepsy Congress


Congress Website

Gender Issues in Epilepsy Meeting

28-29 August, 2014
2nd Gender Issues in Epilepsy Meeting

Oslo, Norway
The program focuses on gender specific challenges in relation to the treatment and follow-up of women and men with epilepsy.
See for registration, abstract submission and further information

30 August - September 3, 2014
2nd International Summer School for Neuropathology and Epilepsy Surgery (
Erlangen, Germany
To apply, send your written application with a short CV and letter of recommendation from your local epilepsy center by email to:
Congress Website | Invitation | Recap 1st INES


31 August - 3 September, 2014
12th Eilat Conference on New Antiepileptic Drugs (EILAT XII)
Madrid, Spain
Conference website:


6-11 September, 2014
Epilepsy Workshop

Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)
An advanced workshop on Epilepsy to help young investigators acquire skills and develop strategic means to record EEG and provide a meaningful reading in the context of epilepsy.
Program | Congress Website

1st Audiogenic Epilepsy Congress September 2014

9-12 September, 2014
Audiogenic Epilepsy: from Animal Models to the Clinic
– First International Conference
Neuroscience Institute of Castilla y León (INCyL)
Salamanca, Spain
Congress website

12 - 13 September, 2014
EPNS Research Meeting 2014

Forum for researchers in the area of Pediatric Neurology,
Bucharest, Romania
Applilcation and Bursary information


17 - 19 September, 2014
3rd Halifax International Epilepsy Conference & Retreat (3rd HIECR)

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada


17 - 20 September, 2014
8th Latin American Congress on Epilepsy (8th LACE)

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Congress Website

8th Migrating Course

5 - 11 October, 2014
8th Migrating Course on Epilepsy

Dubrovnik, Croatia
Comprehensive educational program combining basic and clinical epileptology. Target audience: young specialists and residents in neurology, paediatric neurology, paediatrics, clinical neurophysiology and psychology, psychiatry, neuropsychiatry.
Information & online registration at congress website:

Cleveland Clinic

5 - 11 October, 2014
23rd Annual International Epilepsy Symposia

Cleveland Convention Center
Global Center for Health Innovation

Matthews Friends

7-10 October, 2014
Dietary Therapies for Epilepsy and other Neurological Disorders for Health Care Professionals
– 4th Global symposium

Liverpool, UK
An absolute must for all those who are using the ketogenic diet. A mix of clinical, experimental talks by experts in their fields, and new avenues for the use of the ketogenic diet. A great place to learn from the experts before starting your ketogenic diet centre.
More information at:

Canadian League Against Epilepsy

17 - 19 October, 2014
Canadian League Against Epilepsy (CLAE) Biennial Meeting

London, Ontario, Canada
Congress website

Taiwan Epilepsy Society

18 - 19 October, 2014
4th Symposium of World Association of Chinese Epileptologists (WACE)

Kaohsiung City, Taiwan
Program & Registration form

25th International Symposium on Autonomic Nervous System

5-8 November, 2014
25th International Symposium on the Autonomic Nervous System

Puerto Rico
Deadline for abstract submission is June 2, 2014.

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21-22 November, 2014
Ecuadorian Epilepsy Congress

Guayaquil, Ecuador

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5-9 December, 2014
American Epilepsy Society (AES) Annual Meeting

(Biennial North American Regional Epilepsy Congress)
Seattle, Washington
AES Meeting website | Program | Abstract Submission
(Note: Some travel assistance is available for selected abstracts. Submission deadline June 9)


2015 Congresses


12-16 January, 2015
5th Course on Epilepsy Surgery (EPODES)

Brno, Czech Republic
Basic Course
Deadline for bursary applications: 1 November, 2014
Course website:


22 February - 3 March 2015
Latin American Summer School on Epilepsy (LASSE 2015)
Congress website | Facebook | Report from LASSE 2014


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

Budapest, Hungary
Congress website

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:

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


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

Halki Palace, Heybeliada Island, Turkey
For more information, email:

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5-9 September, 2015
31st International Epilepsy Congress
Istanbul, Turkey

Eilat 6 Edu

6 - 10 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
Congress website:


2016 Congresses


9 - 11 June, 2016
Brazilian Epilepsy Congress

Recife, Brazil

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