AES 2023 Session List

Get ready for AES 2023!

The following sessions are currently in development for the 2023 AES Annual Meeting, being held in Orlando, FL this December. The full program--complete with descriptions and scheduling details--will be available this summer.

Please note that the 2023 session listing is subject to change. Please refer to this page for the most up-to-date listing.


Advanced Practice Providers (APPs) Symposium |My Chemical Romance: Regulatory Systems Affecting Quality of Life in People with Epilepsy
AES-CNF Symposium |Dilemmas in Genetic Testing: Ending the Diagnostic Odyssey in Epilepsy
Annual Course |It's About Time: Timing in Epilepsy Evaluation and Treatment
Annual Fundamentals Symposium | Antiseizure Medications: A through Z
Best Practices in Clinical Epilepsy Symposium | Inclusive Care in Epilepsy: Is a Single Provider Doing All Roles?
Epilepsy Specialist Symposium | The Frontal Lobe: Bermuda's Triangle
Epilepsy Therapies Symposium | Do We Really "Outgrow" Seizures?
Hot Topics Symposium | Topic TBD
ILAE North American Commission Symposium | Bridging Epilepsy Care Disparities
Merritt-Putnam Symposium  |Artificial Intelligence: Fundamentals and Breakthrough Applications in Epilepsy
Neurosurgery Symposium | Surgical Controversies in Temporal Lobe Epilepsies
Pediatric State of the Art Symposium | Neonatal Seizures in 2023: New Evidence We've Been Waiting For
Presidential Symposium |At the Cutting Edge: Epilepsy Therapies in 2023 and Beyond
Scientific Symposium | New Insights on Epileptogenesis and Therapeutic Discovery from Encephalitis-induced Epilepsy Models
Spanish Symposium | Epilepsy Surgery in Resource-limited Settings
Translational Symposium | Data Sharing for Improving and Accelerating Translational Outcomes


Special Lectures

Epilepsy Research Benchmarks | Epilepsy Research Benchmarks Townhall: Emerging Science and Next Steps in Research to Prevent Epilepsy and its Progression
AES-NAEC Joint Coding Session |Coding and Reimbursement Policies of Interest to Epileptologists and Epilepsy Centers
ILAE-IBE Session |Actioning the Action Plan: Interactive Discussion on Driving Forward the 2022-2031 Intersectoral Global Action Plan on Epilepsy and Other Neurological Disorders (IGAP)
Dialogues to Transform Epilepsy |Cutting-edge Advances in Neuroscience to Improve Epilepsy Treatment
21st Judith Hoyer Lecture in Epilepsy |Cognitive Comorbidities in Epilepsy: Mechanisms and Potential Therapies
Lombroso Lecture | Topic TBD
Special Lecture | The Multi-disciplinary Patient-Centered Team in Treating People with Epilepsy
Special Lecture | Clinical Practice Guidelines: Why, What, How


Special Interest Groups

Basic Mechanisms and Neuroscience of Epilepsy | Human iPSCs-based Neuron and Brain Organoid Models to Dissect Genetic Epilepsy
Children's Hour | Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery: ’Go Big or Go Home’ vs. Staged Approaches
Clinical Epilepsy for the Advanced Practice Provider | Integrating APPs in Epilepsy Surgery Evaluation
Cognitive and Behavioral Treatment for Epilepsy | Anxiety in Epilepsy: Evidence-Based Practice for the Epilepsy Clinic
Critical Care | Advances in EEG and Multimodal Neuro-monitoring for Seizures in the ICU
Data Science in Epilepsy | TinyML: Platforms and Embedded Systems for Portable Data Science in Epilepsy
Developmental and Epileptic Encephalopathies (DEE) | Opportunities and Discoveries from Bench to Bedside
Dietary Therapies for Epilepsy | Looking to the Future - Enhancements and Personalization
EEG | Should Epileptiform Spikes Be Treated in Patients Without Seizures?
Engineering and Neurostimulation | Advances in the Surgical Treatment of Children with Refractory Epilepsy
Epidemiology | Epidemiology in Action: How Our Findings Change Epilepsy Clinical Practice
Epilepsy and Aging | Unique Aspects of Epilepsy in Aging
Epilepsy Education | Epilepsy education throughout the training pipeline
Epilepsy Surgery | Homunculus Revisited: Managing Central Lobe Epilepsies
Genetics |Clinical Genetics in 2024: What You Need to Know!
Global Health | The Global Approach to Tele-care Delivery: Bridging the Epilepsy Gap
Health Disparities | Health Disparities in Epilepsy: Creating a Roadmap for Action
Ictal Semiology | Ictal Semiology: Localization of Seizure Onset and Propagation Networks
Neonatal Seizures | Seizures in Neonates – Advances in Identification and Management
Neuroendocrinology | The Influence of Sex Hormones on Neuronal Excitability from Mice to Humans
Neuroimaging | Clinical and Mechanistic Neuroimaging Assessment of Drug Resistant Epilepsies
Neuropharmacology | Medication Misadventures: Management of Anti-seizure Medication Adverse Effects
Neuropsychology Mapping Cognition in Epilepsy: From the Lab to the Clinic
Pediatric Epilepsy Case Discussions | Difficult Discussions in the Pediatric Epilepsy Clinic
Practice Management | Optimizing your practice: Getting the time and resources you deserve
Pregnancy Outcomes | Pregnancy Registries: Updates, Outcomes, and Future Directions
Professional Wellness in Epilepsy Care | Of Hearth and Home: Professional Wellness After Hours
Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures (PNES) | Cognitive impairment in PNES: from mechanisms to therapeutic approaches
Psychosocial Commorbidities | Strengthening Multisector Engagement to Address Social Challenges in Epilepsy
Quality and Safety | Optimizing Interventions for Status: Bridging Gaps between Protocol & Practice
Seizure and Cerebrovascular Disease | Seizure after Stroke: Impact of Anti-Seizure Medication Prophylaxis & Treatment
Seizures in Autoimmune Encephalitis | Expanding the Clinical Spectrum and Recent Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment
Sleep in Epilepsy | Broken Sleep in Epileptic Encephalopathy: Challenges for Patients and Caregivers
Status Epilepticus | Controversies in Status Epilepticus: Treat Aggressively or Not?
Stereoelectroencephalography (sEEG) | SEEG SIG: The SEEG Methodology Applied to Pre-Frontal Epilepsies
SUDEP | Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP) from the Top Down
Temporal Lobe Club | Temporal Lobe Epilepsy Across the Lifespan
Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC) | Epilepsy Surgery for Everyone? with Tuberous Sclerosis Complex
Tumor-Related Epilepsy | Invasive Monitoring in Tumor-related Epilepsy: Why, When, and How
Women's Issues in Epilepsy | Controversies in Caring for Women with Epilepsy


Investigator Workshops

Challenges and Opportunities Harmonizing Experimental and Clinical TBI Data

Protein Trafficking and Proteostasis Regulators in Genetic Epilepsy

Precision Medicine in Focal Epilepsies: from Novel Pathways to New Therapies

Novel Therapeutic Strategies for Developmental Epilepsies and Comorbidities

Seizures in Alzheimer’s Disease Can Reveal New Opportunities for Epilepsy

Translational Studies in Molecularly Based Therapies for Genetic Epilepsies

Recent Advances in Gene Therapies for the Epilepsies: A Preclinical Perspective

Epilepsy and the Aging Brain

How Targeting Adult Hippocampal Neurogenesis Can Reduce Seizures

Value of a Shared Framework for Copy Number Variants and Structural Variants

Minimally Invasive Epilepsy Surgery: Molecular Diagnosis and Therapies

Leveraging Thalamocortical Interactions to Improve Patient Treatment

Recent Advances and Future Directions in NORSE/FIRES Research

Artificial Intelligence in Epilepsy: Real-world Clinical Applications

Addressing Social Determinants of Health to Promote Equitable Epilepsy Care

When Epilepsy Treatments Fail – Palliative and Rehabilitative Approaches

Adult Genetic Epilepsy Patient Management

Mapping Brain Networks in Epilepsy - to Stimulation Targets - and Back Again

Source Imaging Along Time and Space: Technical Challenges and Clinical Yields.

Loss of Consciousness During Seizures: Mechanisms and Avenues for Interventions