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Under the Aegis of Indian Epilepsy Society
Venue: ITC Kakatiya, Hyderabad
Dates: 5th and 6th August 2017
Tentative Scientific Program
Pre-conference workshop
5th Aug DAY 1
Time Topic
11:30 am Welcome to Pre-Conference workshop Session
80 min Workshop: Aging and Epilepsy
20 min Seizure Control in Geriatric Patients: New Onset vs. Longstanding Epilepsy
20 min Cognitive ageing in Elderly People with Epilepsy and effect of AEDs
20 min Managing Status Epilepticus in the Older Adult
20 min Breaking the age barrier : Epilepsy Surgery in elderly and its outcomes
5 min Summary
Conference Scientific Program
5th Aug DAY 1
Time Topic
12:50 pm to 01:50 pm Lunch
1:50 pm Welcome
01:50 pm to 02:00 pm 5 year journey of Epilepsy Conclave
50 min Session I: Women with Epilepsy
25 min Tentative Scientific ProgramCriticality of right AED at the right time
for women with epilepsy across ages
15 min Real world issues of marriages of PWE
10 min Panel Discussion
02:50 pm to 04:30 pm Session II: Changing the Outcomes for epilepsy patients
25 min Current and future role of SV2A inhibitors in management of epilepsy
35 min When and how to discontinue AEDs in epilepsy patients
25 min Translational research in epilepsy impacting future patient outcomes
10 min Q and A
04:30 pm to 04:50 pm Tea
04:50 pm to 06:10 pm Session III: Pediatric Epilepsy
25 min Debate: Do all cryptogenic childhood epilepsies turn out to be immune mediated?
20 min Acute neonatal seizures: Challenges of early recognition and implications for management
20 min Newer vs older AED's in routine clinical practice in children
15 min Panel Discussion: Transitioning Care of Patients from Pediatric to Adult Neurologist
06:10 pm to 07:00 pm Session IV: Epilepsy and co-morbidities
25 min SUDEP: From understanding mechanisms to clinical prevention. Can the risk of SUDEP be predicted and quantified?
10 min Panel discussion
15 min Non-psychiatric co-morbidities impacting epilepsy control
  High TEA - served in room
30 min Session V: Epilepsy: Grand Rounds
07:00 pm to 07:15 pm A novel unrecognised preventable cause of acute symptomatic seizures
07:15 pm to 07:30 pm Interesting Case
6th Aug Day 2: Sunday
Time Topic
  Moderator for the Day 2: Dr. Man Mohan Mehndiratta
09:00 am to 09:35 am Session VI: Updates in Epilepsy
20 min The new 2017 classification of Epilepsies - A birds eye view
15 min Panel Discussion: The new definition and classification of Epilepsies -Does it help us to better communicate the diagnosis and manage Epilepsy?
09:35 am(45 min) Session VII: Refractory Epilepsy
09:35 am to 10:00 am Refractory Epilepsy: One Size Does Not Fit All
10:00 am to 10:20 am Panel discussion: Predictors of intractable epilepsy - how to monitor progress?
10:20 am to 10:40 am Tea Break
10:40 am to 11:20 am Session VIII: Epilepsy and Sleep
25 min Epilepsy, Antiepileptic drugs and Sleep
15 min Panel Discussion
11:20 am to 12:20 pm Session IX: Epilepsy - Surgical aspects
20 min MRI negative epilepsy: Evaluation and surgical management
20 min Surgery for early onset Epilepsy
20 min Panel Discussion: Post surgical treatment of epilepsy
12:20 pm to 01:10 pm Session X: Controversies in Epilepsy
25 min How far have we come in seizure prediction of PwE
25 min Should non-convulsive status epilepticus be treated agressively
01:10 Vote of thanks
  End of day 2