Upcoming Congresses and Meetings
3rd Clinical Update Sleep: International Conference 2018
London, UK
Feb 23, 2018

Royal College of Physicians London
Wolfson Theatre and Dorchester Library
11 St Andrew’s Place
Regent’s Park

Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust’s 3rd Clinical Update Sleep will guide the delegates through the latest developments of sleep medicine, and review the evidence for the diagnosis and treatment of patients with sleep disorders, including obstructive sleep apnoea, hypersomnia, parasomnia and insomnia, as well as circadian rhythm disorders.

The conference is set up in a multi-disciplinary approach to highlight different aspects of the management of patients with sleep disorders. An update on recent clinical trials and hot topics concludes the day. A poster session will provide investigators the chance to present original data and network among their peer group.

Key topics covered include:
• Sleep apnoea and the cardiovascular system
• CPAP and non-CPAP therapy of sleep apnoea
• Clinical hypersomnias and Kleine-Levin Syndrome
• Narcolepsy and Cataplexy syndrome
• Insomnia Guidelines
• Update on clinical circadian rhythm disorders
• Clinical non-REM parasomnias
• REM-sleep behaviour disorder and neurodegenerative conditions
• Restless Legs Syndrome and Periodic Limb Movements
• Sleep-disordered breathing and comorbidities
• Sleep and Neurocognition
• Clinical Trials and Hot Topics


62nd Scientific Annual Meeting of the German Society for Clinical Neurophysiology and Functional Imaging (DGKN)
Berlin, Germany
Mar 15 - 17, 2018
Freie Universität Berlin
Henry Ford Bau
Garystraße 35 • 14195 Berlin

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EEG in the First Two Years of Life
Clare College in Cambridge, UK
Apr 4 - 7, 2018

Comprehensive ILAE teaching course with an emphasis on interactive and practical sessions, in Cambridge's second oldest college. This is a 3 ½ day residential EEG course that is interactive with an emphasis on interactive, hands-on experience. The content covers normal maturational aspects, abnormal EEG pattern and graphoelements as well as the range of seizures and epilepsies encountered in day to day practice in the first two years of life and consists of lectures and practical workshops during which EEG examples will be reviewed by participants in small groups under the supervision of a faculty tutor.

The course is targeted to paediatric and adult neurologists, neurophysiologists and neonatologist who are dealing with neonates and infants with seizures or epilepsy. It is limited to 48 participants, so early booking is strongly recommended. Basic EEG knowledge is a requirement and applicants will be selected on the basis of their CVs.

The course is organized under the auspice of the Diagnostic Methods Commission of the ILAE. A limited number of bursaries are available.

• Technical aspects, challenges and pitfalls
• Maturational aspects and normal EEG in newborns and infants
• Abnormal EEG in newborns and infants
• Brain injury of prematurity and prediction of outcome
• Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy
• Neonatal seizures - EEG, semiology and classification
• Early onset epileptic encephalopathies
• Hypsarrhythmia and epileptic spasms
• EEG abnormalities in inborn error of metabolism and genetic disorders
• Benign epilepsy syndromes in the first 2 years of life
• Non-epileptic events in infancy

• Dr Stewart Boyd, UK
• Prof Geraldine Boylan, Ireland
• Dr Monika Eisermann, France
• Dr Sushma Goyal, UK
• Dr Judith Kroell, Switzerland
• Dr Angeles Pérez-Jiménez, Spain
• Dr Perrine Plouin, France
• Dr Ronit Pressler, UK
• Prof Nicola Specchio, Italy
• Prof Fabrice Wallois, France

Registration Fee
- Early fee 890 € (until 31.12.2017)
- Standard fee: 980 € (from 01.01.2018)
Includes accommodation at Clare College (3 nights), half board with dinner on 2nd and 3rd evening and access to all the educational activities (lectures, tutorials, case discussions and USB with course material).


31st International Congress of Clinical Neurophysiology
Washington, DC
May 1 - 6, 2018

ICCN 2018

31st International Congress of Clinical Neurophysiology (ICCN 2018) of the International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology (IFCN)

 The Poster/Platform abstract submission deadline has been extended to Sunday, December 10, 2017.

The ICCN 2018 Program Committee is now accepting abstract submissions for platform and poster presentations during the meeting. All abstracts must be submitted online by December 10, 2017 at 11:59pm ET. No exceptions will be made.

IFCN Fellowships for Young Scientists
IFCN will provide 100 fellowships of up to $1,000 USD to attend ICCN 2018. Recipients are expected to register to attend ICCN 2018 and to present their poster or platform presentation personally. Visit the ICCN 2018 website for complete information.

Translation Assistance
The ACNS International Relations Committee may be able to offer language assistance to authors who would like the English translation of their abstract reviewed prior to submission. Those interested in assistance may contact ACNS at iccn2018@acns.org.

Please allow ample time to work with translators prior to the submission deadline of December 10, 2017. The abstract submission deadline will not be extended for those requesting or waiting for translation assistance. Please keep in mind that all ICCN 2018 session and materials will be presented in English.

The Call for Abstracts complete instructions for submission are available on the ICCN 2018 website.

Abstract submission will open on September 1, 2017. All abstracts must be submitted online by December 10, 2017 at 11:59pm ET. No exceptions will be made.

Registration is now open!

Discounted registration fees are available for:

• Attendees who register for both the courses and the Congress,
• Students,
• Technologists, and
• Attendees living in economically disadvantaged countries.

The Advance Registration deadline is April 10, 2018.

Preliminary Program Online

Visit the ICCN 2018 website to download the preliminary program, review the Program-at-a-Glance, and for CME information.

Important Dates

• Registration and Preliminary Program Now Available
• Housing Now Available
• Abstract Submission Deadline - November 15, 2017
• Abstract Notification Date - January 2018
• Advance Registration & Housing Deadline - April 10, 2018


4th European Stroke Organisation Conference
Gothenburg, Sweden
May 16 - 18, 2018

Submissions are open for scientific session proposals for the forthcoming ESOC. Suggestions for a session can be sent by completing the online form on our website.

Proposal Submission Deadline: 20 June 2017

The 4th European Stroke Organisation Conference (ESOC 2018) will facilitate learning, discussion, and exchange among European and international stroke specialists. Guided by the motto “The Voice of Stroke in Europe,” at the Conference you will learn about the latest clinical trials and developments in all areas of stroke management, treatment and prevention.

Not only will this leading conference enhance your knowledge and practice, it will provide you with a unique opportunity to network with a wide range of professionals in the field of stroke.



Tokyo Super-EMG hands-on course
Tokyo, Japan
Jul 7 - 8, 2018

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11th World Stroke Congress

Oct 17 - 20, 2018

Palais des Congrès
301 Saint-Antoine West (Entrance opposite the Westin Hotel)
Montreal QC, Canada
H2Z 1H2

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