12th Asian and Oceanian Epilepsy Congress (AOEC)

Bali, Indonesia

28 June - 1 July 2018

12th AOEC Summary

AOEC Congress Website

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

On behalf of the Scientific and Organising Committee, it is with great pleasure and pride that we announce the 12th Asian & Oceanian Epilepsy Congress (AOEC) will be taking place in Bali, Indonesia, from the 28th June to the 1st July, 2018. The congress is organised jointly by the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) and the International Bureau for Epilepsy (IBE)

Dietary Workshop: Sunday July 1, 2018, 13:00-17:00

The Medical Therapy Commission of ILAE has organised a workshop open to all 12th AOEC delegates to attend; there is no fee to attend this workshop. Should anyone wish to attend this workshop who is not registered for the 12th AOEC, please email bali@epilepsycongress.org

Agenda

  • Introduction to the ketogenic diet – Heung Dong KIM (South Korea)
  • An overview of the mechanisms of the ketogenic diet – Derrick CHAN (Singapore)
  • Indication of the ketogenic diet (epilepsy, autism, brain cancer and other neurological disorders) – Sehee KIM (South Korea)
  • Diverse ketogenic therapies (Classic, Atkins, Modified Atkins, and Low glycemic index treatment) – Sheffali GULATI (India)
  • Practical dietary procedure for ketogenic therapies – Eun Joo LEE (South Korea)
  • The Indonesian meal plan – I.G.A.M. RIANTARINI (Indonesia)
  • Management and prevention for complications of the ketogenic therapies – Hoon Chul KANG (South Korea)

An IBE Epilepsy & Society Symposium: Sunday July 1, 2018

An exciting programme that will be of great interest to both individuals living with epilepsy and for staff from community organizations supporting people living with epilepsy is scheduled for Sunday 1st July. This symposium has been developed by local and regional committees of the International Bureau for Epilepsy (IBE). The programme will cover topics of practical interest to people with epilepsy and is complimented by extensive networking opportunities to meet friends old and new. Come back soon for further details on this symposium