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Canadian League Against Epilepsy


PROGRAM & Book of abstracts 


In an effort to be environmentally friendly, printed copies of the program will not be available onsite. Should you require a physical program, please print out a copy and bring it with you. A printer-friendly at-a-glance version is available by clicking the button below. Thank you.

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Accreditation Statement

The University of British Columbia Division of Continuing Professional Development (UBC CPD) is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME) to provide study credits for continuing medical education for physicians. This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and has been approved by UBC CPD for up to 12.5 MOC Section 1 Group Learning credits. Each physician should claim only those credits accrued through participation in the activity. 

Meeting Learning Objectives

At the end of the meeting, participants will be able to:

• recognize the global burden of epilepsy and identify international and national innovations that can and have made a difference locally and globally;

• describe factors contributing to the success and failures of epilepsy surgery including biomarkers, mapping of the epileptogenic zone, intracranial EEG investigations and margins of resection;

• discuss the impact and emerging insights of biological factors such as genetics and sex on childhood and adult epilepsies using disease models such as tuberous sclerosis and epileptic encephalopathy; and

• explore how network analysis and connectivity as well as neuromodulation can inform epilepsy therapy. 

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