09.00

Registration and refreshments

09.30

Chairman's welcome

Professor Gregory Stores,
Emeritus Professor of Developmental Neuropsychiatry, University of Oxford

09.40

Types of epilepsy syndromes and their prognosis

Dr Elaine Hughes 
Consultant Paediatric Neurologist, Evelina Children's Hospital and King's College, London.

10.10

Advances in the genetics of epilepsy and their clinical applications

Professor Deb K Pal

10.40

Coffee & networking

11.10

Neonatal seizures: aetiology, clinical features and treatment

Dr Ronit Pressler
Consultant in Clinical Neurophysiology

11.40

Recent views on their nature, significance and management

Professor Brian Neville
Emeritus Professor of Paediatric Neurology, UCL Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital, London

12.10

Panel Discussion

12.20

Lunch and Networking

13.20

Types and management of sleep disorders associated with childhood epilepsy: their assessment and treatment

Professor Gregory Stores
Emeritus Professor of Developmental Neuropsychiatry, University of Oxford

13.50

Screening for and management of cognitive, psychiatric and social comorbidities of epilepsy in children

Dr Ailsa McLellan
Consultant Paediatric Neurologist, NHS Lothian

14.20

Differential diagnosis of the childhood epilepsies

Dr Richard E Appleton
Consultant Paediatric Neurologist

14.50

Coffee & Networking

15.20

Recent advances in anti-epileptic drugs for childhood epilepsy

Professor Lieven Lagae
Professor and Head Department of Paediatric Neurology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg Leuven, Belgium

15.50

Epilepsy surgery in children including pre-surgical evaluation

Professor Helen Cross
The Prince of Wales’s Chair of Childhood Epilepsy and Neurology, UCL-Institute of Child Health, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children London

16.20

Panel Discussion

16.30

Dietary and other adjunctive treatments for drug-resistant seizures

Dr Ruth E Williams
Consultant Paediatric Neurologist, Children's Neurosciences Centre, St Thomas' Hospital London

17.00

Chairman's closing remarks