6 May 2022

The 4th Banff International Epilepsy Symposium, a satellite event of the 2nd North American Epilepsy Congress, will take place in a virtual format on 6 May 2022.

The symposium will focus on novel approaches to diagnosis, therapies and surgical techniques and highlight issues that impact all patients with epilepsy – SUDEP, seizure detection and novel approaches to antiepileptogenesis and drug therapy. 

Minimally invasive surgery has opened entirely new and exciting possibilities for our patients where open surgery is not considered ideal, given the comorbidities and risks. Disconnective surgery is being discussed increasingly as a surgical option, but the indications, mechanisms and outcomes remain less understood. The 4th Banff International Epilepsy Symposium will address these emerging issues by highlighting innovative research into tailored medical and surgical therapy for these complex patient populations.

The 4th Banff International Epilepsy Symposium is organized by The Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary.


Dr. Samuel Wiebe Neurologist and Professor in the Departments of Clinical Neurosciences,Community Health Sciences, and Pediatrics for the Cumming School of Medicine,University of Calgary. Director and founder of the Clinical Research Unit.

Dr. Juan Pablo Appendino Paediatric Neurologist – Epileptologist at the Alberta Children’s Hospital.Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics,Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary.

Dr. Colin Josephson Neurologist and Assistant Professor in Departments of Clinical Neurosciences andCommunity Health Sciences, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary.Member of the O’Brien Institute of Public Health and Hotchkiss Brain Institute.

Dr. Shaily Singh Neurologist and Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, 
Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary.


View the Symposium agenda here:

BIES Agenda


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