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Our Aim

Day One

To learn about the semiology of epilepsies

To know about the EEG in epilepsies

To know about the neuropsychological testing in epilepsy

To have a good idea about neuroimaging in epilepsies

Day Two

To know how abou antiepileptic drugs in epilepsies

To learn about the treatment of idiopathic epilepsies

To learn about the treatment of focal epilepsies

To learn about the treatment of symptomatic generalized epilepsies

To learn about epilepsy surgery

To know about the treatment of status epilepticus

Boulenouar Mesraoua M.D FAAN

Symposium Chairman

H.Al Hail M.D FAAN

Co-Chairman

Ali A Asadi-Pooya M.D

Co-Chairman
Welcome to Qatar International Epilepsy Symposium

Our Speakers

B. Mesraoua

Qatar

G. Melikyan

Qatar

N.Haddad

Qatar

S.Vattoth

Switzerland

G. Alorcon

Qatar

Jon Perkins

Qatar

L Elsheikh

Qatar

Koepp MJ

UK

Dr B Schuknecht

Qatar

S. Wiebe

Canada

A. Asadi-Pooya

USA-Iran

N.Kissani

Morocco

M Arabi

Kuwait
Welcome to Qatar International Epilepsy Symposium

Event Schedule

  • Day 1 Friday - February 14, 2020
  • Day 2 Saturday - February 15, 2020
7:00 am
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8:00 am
Doha Qatar

Registration and morning coffee

Venue: Bayt Al Diyafah
8:00 am
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8:15 am
Doha Qatar

Opening Ceremony

Dr Osama Alalamy A/Chair Neurology
Dr Mohd Abdullah Own A/Director Neurosciences
Dr H. Al Hail A/Chair Epilepsy and Symposium Co-Chairman
Dr Ali Asadi-Pooya Symposium Co-Chairman
Dr B.Mesraoua , Symposium Chairman
Venue: Bayt Al Diyafah
8:15 am
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9:00 am
Epilepsy Diagnosis-1
Chairs: B. Mesraoua, H. Al Hail

Semiological clues in different epilepsy syndromes

(G. Melikyan , Qatar )
9:00 am
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9:45 am
Epilepsy Diagnosis-1

Temporal vs Extratemporal epilepsies

(N.Haddad , Qatar)
9:45 am
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10:30 am
Epilepsy Diagnosis-1

09.45-10.30 – MRI in Epilepsy

(Dr S.Vattoth , Qatar)
10:30 am
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10:50 am
10:50 am
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11:35 am
Epilepsy Diagnosis-2
Chairs: H. Al Hail , G. Melikyan

EEG in Epilepsy

Maher Arabi (Kuwait)
11:35 am
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12:20 pm
Epilepsy Diagnosis-2

Neuropsychological testing in Epilepsy

(Jon Perkins, Qatar)
12:20 am
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01:30 pm
01:30 pm
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02:15 pm
Epilepsy Diagnosis-3
Chairs: N. Haddad, Yasir Osman

PET Scan in Epilepsy

(Koepp MJ, UK)
02:15 pm
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03:00 pm
Epilepsy Diagnosis-3

SPECT Scan in Epilepsy

(Dr B Schuknecht)
03:00 pm
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03:45 pm
Epilepsy Diagnosis-3

Imaging Epilepsy Cases & Discussions

(Dr S.Vattoth ,Qatar)
03:45 pm
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04:00 pm
04:00 pm
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06:00 pm
04:00 pm
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04:30 pm
Epilepsy Treatment-4

CAM for epilepsy in the Gulf Countries

B.Mesraoua (Qatar)
04:30 pm
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05:00 pm
Epilepsy Treatment-4

CAM for epilepsy in Egypt and Sudan

Lubna Elsheikh (Qatar)
05:00 pm
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05:30 pm
Epilepsy Treatment-4

CAM for epilepsy in Iran

A. Asadi-Pooya (USA-Iran)
05:30 pm
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06:00 pm
Epilepsy Treatment-4

CAM for epilepsy in North African Countries

Dr Kissani (Morocco)
06:00 pm
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06:15 pm
7:00 am
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8:00 am
8:00 am
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8:45 am
Epilepsy Treatment-1
Chairs: H.Al Hail, A. Asadi-Pooya , ElFatih Ali

Antiepileptic drugs

(N. Haddad, Qatar)
8:45 am
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09:30 am
Epilepsy Treatment-1

Treatment of Idiopathic Generalized Epilepsies

(A. Asadi-Pooya, USA-Iran)
09:30 am
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09:45 am
09:45 am
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10:30 am
Epilepsy Treatment-2
Chairs: N.Kissani , Lubna Elsheikh

Treatment of first Seizure

G. Melikyan (Qatar)
10:30 am
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11:15 am
Epilepsy Treatment-2

Update on Treatment of Progressive Myoclonic Epilepsies

(M Arabi ,Kuwait )
11:15 am
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12:00 pm
Epilepsy Treatment-2

Epilepsy and school in the MENA

(Middle East and North Africa) region (N.Kissani,Morocco)
12:00 pm
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01:30 pm
01:30 pm
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02:15 pm
Epilepsy Treatment-3
Chair: Koepp MJ, J. Perkins

Epilepsy Surgery

(S. Wiebe, Canada)
02:15 pm
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03:00 pm
Epilepsy Treatment-3

Treatment of Status Epilepticus

(B. Mesraoua, Qatar)
03:00 pm
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03:45 pm
Epilepsy Treatment-3

Neuropsychological approach to PNES

(Jon Perkins, Qatar)
03:45 pm
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04:00 pm
04:00 pm
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04:45 pm
Epilepsy Treatment-3
Chairs: A. Musab, B Schuknecht

Special Session: Unexpected brain imaging abnormalities in patients with seizures

Brain imaging abnormalities in patients with idiopathic generalized epilepsy: Dr Koepp MJ, UK
04:45 pm
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05:30 pm
Epilepsy Treatment-3

Brain imaging abnormalities in patients with PNES:

Dr Asadi-Pooya, USA-Iran
05:30 pm
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06:15 pm
Welcome to Qatar International Epilepsy Symposium

Get In Touch

  • Mrs Indira (inair@hamad.qa)
    tel +974 33248447
  • Dr B.Mesraoua (boulenouar.mesraoua@wanadoo.fr)
    tel +974 66123513
  • Registration Fees (250 QAR )(70 euros ) Registration onsite only!