Announcements


The Michael Prize 2013

The Michael Prize (Euros 20,000), designed to attract younger scientists to epilepsy research, is awarded biennially in recognition of scientific and clinical contributions which promote development in epileptology. Nominations/applications should include a CV and a maximum of three papers (in English) (published or not yet published, at least one of which must be from the period 2011/2012). The Michael Prize is sponsored by UBC International. Submit applications before December 31, 2012 via electronic mail to Stiftung Michael at StiftungMichael@t-online.de.

4th London-Innsbruck Coloquium on Status Epilepticus and Acute Seizures

April 4–6, 2013 in Salzburg, Austria. http://www.statusepilepticus2013.eu/index.php/welcome-home

7th World Congress on Controversies in Neurology (CONy)

April 11–14, 2013 in Istanbul, Turkey. http://www.comtecmed.com/cony/2013

15th Annual Meeting of the Infantile Seizure Society (ISS)

April 12–14, 2013 in Tokyo, Japan. International Symposium on Neonatal Seizures and Related Disorders. http://www.k-con.co.jp/isns2013.html

Curing Epilepsy Conference: Pathways Forward

April 17–19, 2013 in Bethesda, MD USA.

6th International Epilepsy Colloquium

May 18–24, 2013 in Cleveland, OH USA. “Epilepsy across the lifespan.” http://casemed.case.edu/cme/

12th Workshop on the Neurobiology of Epilepsy (WONOEP 2013)

June 19–22, 2013 in Lake Dupuis (Laurentian Mountains), Quebec, Canada. http://www.esterel.com/home.html

30th International Epilepsy Congress

June 23–27, 2013 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Abstracts and applications for bursaries are due by January 18th. For registration and other information, see http://www.epilepsymontreal2013.org.

7th Baltic Sea Summer School on Epilepsy (BSSSE)

August 18–23, 2013 in Tallinn, Estonia. The BSSSE is designed for medical postgraduates and junior researchers (age up to about 40) with a special clinical/scientific interest in epilepsy. It is clinically oriented and focused on the comprehensive aspects of diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy, as well as encouraging research interests. The interactive course format involves combinations of lectures and group work, with case-oriented studies. For more information, contact Petra Novotny at petra.novotny@wolfstiftung.org, or see BSSSE7 on the Foundation website http://www.epilepsiestiftung-wolf.de

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