ILAE-North America

The current ILAE-North America region was constituted in 2006, comprising English speaking North American Chapters of Canada, the United States of America, and the English speaking Caribbean (represented by Jamaica). The Mexican chapter, although geographically in North America, is a member of the Latin American Regional Commission.

Our goals and aims are aligned with the ILAE’s emphasis on current and emerging knowledge on epilepsy prevention, diagnosis, treatment, research, and optimal comprehensive epilepsy care.

NEW! Global Health in Epilepsy Project Database

Global Health in Epilepsy

The Global Health Task Force has just launched an initiative to identify and connect international projects aimed at reducing the global epilepsy treatment gap, and it is now accepting ongoing, completed, and upcoming projects.

The goals are to increase collaboration, amplify impact, reduce redundancy, engage possible funders, and identify service opportunities.

View Global Health Database and add your projects

Latest News

Michael Prize
World News

Call for nominations for the 2021 Michael Prize

The Michael Prize is one of the most highly regarded international awards for the best contribution to scientific and clinical research which promote further developments in epileptology. Awarded biennially, it is specially designed to attract scientists not older than 45 years of age. Submission deadline: 31 December, 2020.

19 May, 2020
Webinars 2020 from ILAE's Young Epilepsy Section (YES)
About ILAE

YES Webinars

Join the open-access Epilepsy Webinars 2020 for high-quality education and hot topics in epilepsy care and research. The talks by international experts will be streamed on YouTube and hosted by the ILAE Young Epilepsy Section. The focus in May/June 2020 is on pediatric epileptology, neonatal…

18 May, 2020
Richard Holmes, retiring International Director of Meetings
About ILAE

Richard Holmes Retires: The End of an Era

As of April, 2020, Richard Holmes has retired as International Director of Meetings (IDM) for ILAE and IBE. It is the end of an era for our two organizations that has been characterized by tremendous growth and prosperity.

4 May, 2020

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