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Canadian League Against Epilepsy

Call for Abstracts

Abstract Submission is Now CLOSED!

Notices will go out the week of July 17, 2017. 

If you do not receive notice by July 21, please contact events@secretariatcentral.com.

You are invited to submit an abstract for the 40th Anniversary of the CLAE Scientific Meeting to be held in Vancouver, B.C. from October 13-15, 2017.

The CLAE Scientific Meeting poster session has traditionally been a program highlight. Participants are encouraged to submit their research covering a broad spectrum of topics including clinical, nursing, neuroimaging, neurophysiology, neuropsychology and basic science aspects of epilepsy.

Trainee Oral Abstract Presentation

The top four abstracts submitted by a trainee will be selected for oral presentation at a platform session. 


    • The maximum word count is 250 words, not including title, authors, and affiliations.
    • Institutional information should be provided for all authors.
    • Abstracts should be structured in five sections: Title, Rationale, Methods, Results, and Conclusions.
    • No figures, tables and other illustrations can be submitted.
    • Funding sources must be acknowledged at the end of the abstract.
    • Abbreviations and references should be used sparingly.

The CLAE Education Committee will review all abstracts and send decision notifications the week of July 10, 2017.

Instructions for posters will be available in August 2017.

The CLAE Educational Committee thanks you in advance for contributing to our national epilepsy community.


Paolo Federico MD, PhD, FRCPC

Education Committee Chair, CLAE

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