Frederick Andermann Tribute Symposium

Fred Andermann-1930-2019

 The Montreal Neurological Institute will hold a Tribute to Fred Andermann, who passed away earlier this year. The meeting will be held on December 4/5 (just before the meeting of the American Epilepsy Society). Details of the program can be found at . The meeting will include an international panel of speakers who will address the work of Fred Andermann as well as latest developments in the genetics, evaluation a...
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Dr Ian Hopkins 1967-2019

It is with great sadness that I report the passing on Sunday Nov 10 of Dr Ian Hopkins, at age 85 years. Ian was Australia's first paediatric neurologist, commencing work in this role at the Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne in 1967. Ian established neurology services at the RCH, was the inaugural Director of Neurology between 1977-1987, and continued working as a senior neurologist until 2001. Amongst his many achievements, Ian was instrumental in setting up paediatric EEG, video-EEG and epil...
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Proposals are welcome for the Breakfast Symposia, Junior Member Seminars, and Parallel Seminars. Click here to View the 2020 Scientific Program Proposal Submission Guidelines and Apply!

Deadline : Extended to 15th November 2019 

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PET1 Course in Luanda/Angola

Pediatric Epilepsy Training (PET) Brasil delivered a Portuguese PET1 course in Luanda (Angola) on Sept 14 th 2019. 6 Brazilian staff with expertise in epilepsy were present and the course was delivered free of charge to 34 attendees split into 5 subgroups of 8 attendees each along with one course director. Among all subscribers, 3 pediatricians from Maputo/Mozambique were registered. ILAE/ICNA provided funding of $5000 which helped bring two of them from Maputo to Luanda. The staff carried 40 Course Handbooks, folders, badges, pre-course and post-course quiz, evaluation forms and certificates. Dr Manuel Leite Cruzeiro was an excellent host and provided...
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ICNA Future Leaders Programme

The ICNA Future Leaders Programme was launched at the Amsterdam ICNC in May 2016. The programme constituted a way forward to provide support for child neurology trainees and young child neurologists from across the world. The key objectives of the programme were to support training, promote educational activities and foster research in child neurology. There was an overwhelming response to call for nominations from members and a Future Leaders of ICNA (FLICNA) committee was selected from eligible members. The next step would see the elections to the chair of the committee. Nominations were invited recently and the elections will commence shortly....
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