Saturday, September 2

LivaNova Satellite Symposium, 15:30-17:00, Room A
Title: Heart, Body & Mind | Epilepsy and the Autonomic Nervous System

 

Chair: Richard Verrier, United States
Autonomic Phenomena in People with Epilepsy Brian D. Moseley, United States
T-wave Alternans and Cardiac Pathology in Epilepsy Richard Verrier, United States
SUDEP – The Ultimate Autonomic Breakdown Rainer Surges, Germany

GW Pharmaceuticals Satellite Symposium, 15:30-17:00, Room F
Title: Perspectives in Early-Onset Epilepsies: Patients, Physicians and Possibilities

Chair: Helen Cross, United Kingdom Host: Hari Bhathal, Spain
Early-Onset Epilepsies: The Patient Perspective Isabella Brambilla, Italy
Early-Onset Epilepsies: The Societal Perspective Sameer Zuberi, United Kingdom
Early-Onset Epilepsies: The Clinical Perspective Victoria San Antonio-Arce
Panel Discussion and Audience Q&A

 

Sunday, September 3

Elekta Satellite Symposium, 08:00-09:30, Room F
Title: Source Localization and Network Analysis with MEG and EEG

Chair: Paul Boon, Belgium
MEG and EEG Source Localization Evelien Carette, Belgium
Networks and Clinical Implications Hermann Stefan, Germany
MEG in Clinical Use, Experiences in Spain Leonides Canuet Delis, Spain

Zogenix Satellite Symposium, 16:30-18:00, Room A
Title: Recognising the Burdens of Dravet Syndrome: Co-Morbidities, Mortality, SUDEP

 

Chair: Lieven Lagae, Belgium
Chairman’s Introduction Lieven Lagae, Belgium
Dravet Syndrome: Impact Beyond Seizures Alexis Arzimanoglou, France
Co-Morbidities: Real Life Insights Lieven Lagae, Belgium
The Burdens: Current Challenges Ley Sander, United Kingdom
Panel Discussion

BioMarin Satellite Symposium, 18:00-19:30, Congress Hall
Title: A Time Critical Genetic Epilepsy – New Data for Diagnosing and Managing Children with CLN2 Disease

Chair: Angela Schulz, Germany
A New Era for CLN2 disease: Natural History and New Data for Clinical Management Angela Schulz, Germany
Epilepsy Neurogenetics: Earlier Diagnosis of CLN2 Disease in Clinical Practice Raman Sankar, United States
EEG and Clinical Clues: Identifying CLN2 Disease Within Early-Onset Myoclonic Epilepsies Nicola Specchio, Italy
Discussion: Minimising Diagnostic Delay in CLN2

Eisai Satellite Symposium, 18:10-19:40, Room F
Title: Mechanisms Behind Tumour Growth and Epileptic Activity in Brain Tumours; Discussion of the AMPA Receptor Pathway and Clinical Implications

Co-Chairs:
Matthew Walker, United Kingdom
Riccardo Soffietti, Italy
Can We Be Better at Treating Seizures in Patients with Brain Tumour-Related Epilepsy? Gilles Huberfeld, France
Why Do We Need to Understand the Glutamatergic Mechanisms in Brain Tumour-Related Epilepsy? Mark Cunningham, United Kingdom
It’s Time to Conduct Brain Tumor-Related Epilepsy Trials! Terence O’Brien, Australia

Monday, September 4

Medtronic Satellite Symposium, 08:00-09:30, Room H2
Title: Advancing Treatment Options for Drug-Resistant Epilepsy Patients
MRI-Guided Laser Ablation & Deep Brain Stimulation

Chair: Thomas Brionne, Switzerland
Minimally Invasive MRI-Guided Laser Ablation Michael Sperling, United States
New Insights into Mechanisms of Action for ANT-DBS Liankun Ren, China
Future Directions in Deep Brain Stimulation for Epilepsy Thomas Brionne, Switzerland

GW Pharmaceuticals Satellite Symposium, 18:00-19:30, Room J
Title: Moving On: Patients with Early-Onset Epilepsies and the Transition to Adult Care

Chair: Antonio Gil-Nagel, Spain
Anything But Child’s Play: Early-Onset Epilepsies Nicola Specchio, Italy
Challenges Faced by Adult Epileptologists: Transitioning Patients with Early-Onset Epilepsies Bernhard J. Steinhoff, Germany
Taking the First Step: Models of Care for Transitional Services Rima Nabbout, France
Panel Discussion and Audience Q&A

Tuesday, September 5

Eisai-Bial Satellite Symposium, 18:00-19:30, Room J
Title: Optimising Epilepsy Therapy: Trials, Tribulations, Evidence and Experience… Do We Really Know Our AEDs?

Chair: Martin Holtkamp, Germany
Introduction to AED Trial Programs Martin Holtkamp, Germany
Robust Clinical Trial Programs Give Us the Best Insight Into our AEDs Mar Carreño, Spain
Real World Studies Give Us the Best Insight Into our AEDs Vicente Villanueva, Spain

The Faces of Lafora – Documentary Screening, 18:00-19:30, Room F