International Symposium on Neonatal Seizures and Related Disorders

Damjan Osredkar | 15. 10. 2010

International Symposium on Neonatal Seizures and Related Disorders (ISNS) - Cutting Edge in Seizure Detection, Management and Neuroprotection -

Under the Endorsement of ILAE, Pediatrics Commission [The 14th Annual Meeting of Infantile Seizure Society (ISS)]

Juntendo University Campus, Tokyo, Japan, April 8-10, 2011 URL:

  1. Dates  : April 8 ( Fri ) - 10 ( Sun ), 2011

  2. Venue  : Ariyama Memorial Hall & Century Tower, Juntendo University Medical School, Tokyo, Japan

  3. President  : Professor Shinichi NIIJIMA, Department of Pediatrics, Juntendo University Nerima Hospital, Tokyo, Japan

  4. Main topics :
    Neonatal seizures - Early detection, identification, long-term monitoring, differential diagnosis, management, outcome, etiology, pathogenesis, animal models; Neonatal encephalopathies (HIE, PVL, etc), early onset epilepsies (EIEE, West, etc)

  5. Program :
    Elaborated by a joint work of ISS Scientific Committee with ILAE Pediatrics Commission. Now, 26 invited lecturers are registered. Faculty includes : Abend NS (USA), Boylan GB (Ireland), Bye A (Australia),   Dudek FE (USA), Fukuda A (Japan), Glass HC (USA), Hellström-Westas L (Sweden), Hirose S (Japan), Inder TE (USA), Iwata O (Japan), Kato T (Japan), Kidokoro J (USA), Moshe S (USA), Neil JJ (USA), Okumura A (Japan), Pearl PL (USA), Plouin P (France), Sankara (USA), Tohyama J (Japan), Vanhatalo S (Finland), Vigevano F (Italy), Watanabe K (Japan), Weckhuysen S (Belgium), Yamamoto H (Japan).

  6. Target attendees :
    Physicians, researchers, nurses, assistants and students who are involved or interested in child neurology, epileptology, perinatal medicine, NICU care, basic developmental neuroscience.

  7. Official language : English only

  8. Call for free papers :
    Only electronic application on line will be accepted. Instructions are available after October 10, 2010, at ISS & ISNS website

  9. Deadline for abstract submission : December 31, 2010

  10. Deadline for early registration : December 31, 2010

  11. Registration  : See the details at Early ( before 12/31 ) Late ( after 01/01 )
    ISS/AOCNA members 18,000 JP¥ 22,000 JP¥ Non-members 21,000 JP¥ 25,000 JP¥ Students 5,000 JP¥ Residents 10,000 JP¥

  12. Fellowships for younger attendees and others are available. Applications are encouraged to be done before December 31, 2010. Detailed instruction is available at the ISS & ISNS website

  13. Host organizations :
    Infantile Seizure Society ( ISS ),
    in collaboration with International League Against Epilepsy ( ILAE )

  14. Contact : ISNS Headquarter : Yoshiyuki OHTOMO, MD Department of Pediatrics, Juntendo University Medical School, Nerima Hosptal, 3-1-10, Takanodai, Nerima-ku, Tokyo 177-0033

  15. ISS & ISNS Website :

  16. ISS Secretariat : Yukio FUKUYAMA, MD Child Neurology Institute 6-12-17-201 Minami-Shinagawa, Shingawa-ku, Tokyo, 140-0004, Japan

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