Announcing the new Future Leaders of ICNA Committee Chair- Dr. Esra Serdaroglu


Dear colleagues and friends, As the elected chair of the Future Leaders of the ICNA (FLICNA) committee, I would like to thank all members of the ICNA. It is my great pleasure to be a part of this vibrant and welcoming community. FLICNA is a newly formed group of young generation of child neurologists worldwide. We aim to assess the needs and aspirations of young colleagues and provide a platform for communication and collective thinking. I am very enthusiastic to work with friends from different...
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PET 1 & PET 2 Courses- February 2020

 PET1 Singapore – Monday 24 February 2020

PET1 Singapore – Friday 28 February 2020

This is a 1-day course, which will be delivered by Consultant Paediatric Neurologists, Consultant Paediatricians with expertise in epilepsy, and a specialist epilepsy nurse. The day will consist of lectures and interactive workshops.

By the end of the of PET1, attendees will be able to:

  • Define: seizure, epilepsy, epilepsy syndrome and be able to provide a simple classification of epilepsy
  • Describe the different seizure types eg absence, myoclonic, tonic clonic, tonic, atonic, focal motor and focal sensory
  • Give differential diagnosis for seizures, and how to distinguish epilepsy from syncopes (simple faints, reflex anoxic seizure, breath holding) and inattention (day-dreaming, pre-occupation)
  • Manage the first seizure event (not status epilepticus management)
  • Appreciate the contribution made by EEG and neuro-imaging
  • Describe the principles of treatment, the indication for anti-convulsants and the well-known side effects of these drugs
  • Offer practical advice for parents and children with epilepsy

For further information and to book your place, please visit the BPNA website via the following link https://courses.bpna.org.uk/

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ICNC2020 Abstract Submission Guidelines

​ 16th International Child Neurology Congress/49TH Annual Child Neurology Society Meeting,  San Diego, CA October 19-23, 2020 Abstract Submission Opens: November 15, 2019 Please note: The Abstract Submission site is independent of the Child Neurology Society. You will be required to create a username and password before beginning a submission. Note: You may use the same username/password as you have for the Child Neurology Society or ICNA, however, you will be required to create this i...
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Frederick Andermann Tribute Symposium

The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital
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 https://www.mcgill.ca/neuro/channels/event/tribute-frederick-andermann-298968 . 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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Important Dates & Deadlines


​September 15 - November 15 ​​Seminar/Symposium Proposals Portal open  ​November 15, 2019 ​Deadline for symposia proposals [CLOSED] ​November 15, 2019 ​Abstract submissions open ​December 1, 2019 ​Plenary / Award speakers announced ​December 31, 2019 ​Accepted symposia proposals announced ​​January 1, 2020 ​Preliminary program announced ​​February 1, 2020 ​Deadline for abstract submissions ​January 15 - February 15, 2020 ​Industry supported satellite symposia application ​​February 1, 2020 ...
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