Calendar of Meetings

International Educational Course: Pharmacological Treatment of Epilepsy

The International Educational Course, Pharmacological Treatment of Epilepsy, will take place at the Princess Hotel, Eilat, Israel, September 18–25, 2005. The Course program is designed for junior scientists (age 45 years and younger). Suitable candidates accepted in the course will receive a bursary toward the cost of their attendance. The Course will include sessions on the Pharmacology of AEDs, Pharmacokinetics and TDM, Drug Interactions, Assessing Efficacy and Safety, Optimizing Medical Management, as well as several tutorial sessions, training workshops, and case studies and guided problem-solving exercises. The course will be conducted in English. Course Organizers are: Meir Bialer, Israel, Chairperson; Michel Baulac, France, Svein I. Johannessen, Norway; Kristina Malmgren, Sweden, Emilio Perucca, Italy; Torbjörn Tomson, Sweden. The course will be held under the auspices of the Eilat Conferences Organizing Committee (EILAT-OC), the ILAE Commission on European Affairs (CEA), and the European Epilepsy Academy (EUREPA). Details can be found on the course website: URL: underForthcoming Conferences. For more information, please contact the Secretariat: Target Conferences, Ltd., PO Box 29041, Tel Aviv 61290, Israel, Tel +972 3 5175150, Fax: +972 3 5175155, E-mail:


The European Epilepsy Academy offers its second Distance Learning Course, Genetics of Epilepsy, from October 2005 to June 2006. For more information, please contact Eurepa Secretariat Verena Hézser-v.Wehrs, Maraweg 21, D–33617 Bielefeld, Germany, Tel: +49 521 144–4310, Fax: +49 521 144–4311, E-mail:; URL:

World Congress of Neurology

The XVIIIth World Congress of Neurology will be held November 5–13, 2005, in Sydney, Australia. Please log on to URL: for details.

American Epilepsy Society 59th Annual Meeting

A joint meeting of the American Epilepsy Society and American Clinical Neurophysiology Society takes place December 2–6, 2005, in Washington, DC. For the latest information, please log on to URL:

The 38th International Danube Symposium for Neurological Sciences and Continuing Education

The Teaching Course “Modern Trends in Epilepsy” will be held in co-operation with EUREPA and the ILAE during the 38th International Danube Symposium for Neurological Sciences and Continuing Education at the Hotel Voronez in Brno, Czech Republic in April 2006. The two-day Teaching Course will be held April 5–6. The Danube Symposium runs from 6–8. Travel grants supported by the ILAE will be provided to enable young neurologists from Eastern and South-East European countries to participate in the Teaching Course and Danube Symposium. The official symposium language in English. Prof. Ivan Rector is chairman of the organizing committee. E-mail: Convenors: Ivan Rektor and Robert Kuba. Program Committee: M. Baulac, M. Bialer, M. Brodie, A. Guekht, S. Johannssen, E. Perucca, P. Wolf. For more information on the symposium, please contact TA-Service, Mgr. Ivana Tarabová, Hlinky 48, 60300 Brno, Czech Republic. Tel/Fax: ++420 543 211 134, E-mail:, URL: