11th EPODES - Epilepsy Surgery - Basic

Hotel Continental in Brno, Czech Republic

25 - 29 January 2021

ILAE Curriculum Learning Objectives addressed by this course

Course website

11th EPODES Basic is an interactive course on surgically remediable epilepsies, presurgical evaluation, scalp and intracranial EEG, neuropsychology, imaging and psychiatric issues of surgical patients before and after surgery. EPODES courses are organized in three-year cycles. This year the course will be dedicated to epilepsy surgery focused on mainly basic information including selection of surgical candidates, presurgical evaluation, different focal epilepsies. And surgical techniques with outcome. The program consists of presentations by keynote speakers and case presentations by tutors and students.

The course is organized as part of the European Project of Development of Epilepsy Surgery Programs (EPODES) under aegis and with funding from Commissions of Epilepsy Surgery and European Affairs of ILAE.




Bertil Rydenhag (Sweden), Christoph Baumgartner (Austria), Çiğdem Özkara (Turkey), Francesco Cardinale (Italy), Helen Cross (UK) , Ingmar Blümcke (Germany), Ivan Rektor (Czech Republic), Kristina Malmgren, (Sweden), Marco Mula (Italy), Milan Brázdil (Czech Republic), Pavel Kršek (Czech Republic), Petr Marusič (Czech Republic), Philippe Kahane (France), Sallie Baxendale (UK), Sandor Beniczky (Denmark)


1000 € includes accommodation for 4 nights in a double room (hotel Continental), meals and course handouts 1120 € includes accommodation for 4 nights in a single room (hotel Continental), meals and course handouts Other room options are available, please see the course website.

Requirements for application

  1. Neurologist, pediatric neurologist, neurosurgeon or clinical electrophysiologist with interest in epilepsy surgery. Also
    junior members of established teams are welcomed.
  2. All application forms have to be accompanied by a CV and a recommendation letter from the director of the hospital
    or chair of the department.
  3. Adequate knowledge of English to follow the course and participate in the discussions is needed.

The course starts on Jan 25th and finishes on Jan 29th.

Bursary information

Please note that number of bursaries is limited. Should you choose to apply for bursary for this
course, you won’t be able to ask for bursary for other ILAE courses in the same year. Also, priority in getting the bursary will
be given to participants who attend the EPODES course for the first time.

Deadline for all applications: 30th September 2020

To apply, please fill in an ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM and Accommodation, Transfer & Payment FORM on the
course website: www.ta-service.cz/epodes2021