Message of Scientific Secretary




Behnam Safarpour Lima,MD 

Assistant Professor of Neurology/Epilepsy

Chair of 16th Iranian International Epilepsy Congress



Dear colleagues and friends

On behalf of Iranian epilepsy congress, It is my pleasure to invite all of the great scientists, academicians and researchers to attend the 16th International epilepsy congress being held on 22-24 of January 2020 in Tehran, Iran. This congress will take place with collaboration of Iranian Epilepsy Association, Iranian chapter of International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) and Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences. We will focus on issues such as drug resistant epilepsy, status epilepticus and epilepsy comorbidities as well as major developments in the field of epilepsy. We have invited a number of most experienced epileptologists from all over the world in order to provide an exceptional opportunity for scientific exchanges and social interactions. We sincerely look forward to seeing you at this event in the beautiful city of Tehran.

Best Regards


 Topics of Congress

 *Main topics of the congress:

 -Drug Resistant Epilepsy

 -Status Epilepticus

-Epilepsy Comorbidities


  * Associated topics of congress:

- Paraclinic evaluation: Video EEG monitoring, Brain MRI, SPECT, PET, EEG, Brain CT

- Diagnosis and management of epilepsy

- Psychology and epilepsy

- Surgery in epilepsy

- Pathology and pathophysiology  of epilepsy

- Pitfalls of diagnosis of epilepsy

- Super refractory  status epilepticus

- Teaching Case reports

Our policy to select article for presentation is based on the main topic of the congress.


Abstracts guidelines

- The abstract should be written in English.

- The abstract should include background, methods, findings, conclusion and keywords.

- The presenter of the article should be clarified when the abstract is submitted.

- It is not possible to change the name of authors, presenter or affiliation of the authors after submission.

- CME is given to the presenter of article or poster only if the presentation is done.

- If one author has more than one presentation, CME is just given for one presentation.

- The results of the peer review of abstracts will be announced in the site of congress.

- CME is just given to presenter of article if he is the first author.

- Articles are presented as poster or oral.

- Abstracts are printed in the book of congress, in the same form that has been accepted, so authors are responsible for the scientific content or style of writing of the abstract.


Please send your abstract to the email of congress

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Location of 15th Epilepsy Congress

Iran , Tehran , National Library,Tehran


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