AES2020: Education Sessions

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  • Presidential Symposium: Epileptic Encephalopathy: Causes, Treatment, and Outcomes
  • Epilepsy Specialist Symposium: Controversies in Neocortical Epilepsies
  • Annual Fundamentals: Fundamentally New Ideas in Epilepsy Treatment and Research
  • Spanish Symposium: SUDEP and Mortality
  • APP Symposium: Epilepsy Diagnostics and Results Interpretation
  • Hot Topics Symposium: Representation of Space and Time in the Medial Temporal Lobe: From Rodents to Humans
  • Best Practices in Clinical Epilepsy Symposium: Neurocognitive Disabilities: A Best Practice Overview of Care
  • Annual Course: Advances in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Epilepsy in 2020
  • Epilepsy Therapies Symposium: Iatrogenicity in Epilepsy Care
  • Scientific Symposium: Visualization of Epilepsy
  • Merritt-Putnam Symposium: Neuromodulation for Seizure Control: Next-Generation Strategies and Devices
  • Pediatric State of the Art Symposium: FIRES and NORSE: Current Concepts and Challenges


  • 18th Judith Hoyer Lecture in Epilepsy
  • Lombroso Lecture: Intrinsic Brain Networks and Epilepsy: The Next Era of Advanced MR Imaging
  • Dialogues to Transform Epilepsy
  • NAEC/AES EEG Monitoring Codes
  • Epilepsy in the Time of COVID



  • Career Pathways: Interprofessional Careers
  • Career Pathways: Research
  • Career Pathways: Clinical Care
  • Career Skills: How to Apply for a Research Job in Academia 
  • Career Skills: Implicit Bias in Clinical Care and the Clinical Workforce 
  • Career Skills: How to Negotiate 



  • Basic Mechanisms and Neuroscience of Epilepsy: Glial Regulation of Synaptic Activity: A Role in Epilepsy?
  • Cerebrovascular Disease and Seizures: Cerebrovascular Disease and Seizures
  • Children's Hour: Shake, Rattle, and Roll: The Epilepsy-Movement Disorder Mishmash
  • Clinical Epilepsy for the Advanced Practice Provider: APP Residency/Fellowship Programs: The Good, the Bad, and the Unknown
  • Critical Care: CEEG in Hypoxic Brain Injury: From Pontification to Evidence-Based Practice
  • Data Science in Epilepsy: Ethics in Artificial Intelligence in Epilepsy
  • Dietary Therapies for Epilepsy: Patient Monitoring and Biological Mechanisms: Point-Counterpoint Discussion
  • EEG: Ultra-long-term Seizure Identification Devices
  • Engineering and Neurostimulation: Closed-loop Stimulation for Epilepsy: Advances and Challenges
  • Epidemiology: More than Simply Seizures: The Somatic and Psychiatric Comorbidities of Epilepsy
  • Epilepsy and Aging: Epilepsy in Early Alzheimer’s Disease: Seizure Burden and Shared Pathophysiology
  • Epilepsy Education: Educational Scholarship 101: How to Turn Your Education Idea into an Educational Research Project
  • Epilepsy Surgery: Minimally Invasive, Not Maximally Evasive: Back to the Basics of Epilepsy Surgery
  • Genetics: Polygenic Risk Score: Ready for Prime Time?
  • Global Health: Global Collaboration 101: How, Why, and Where?
  • Ictal Semiology: Using Seizure Semiology for Localization of Seizure Onset and Ictal Propagation Routes
  • Intractable Generalized Epilepsy: Surgical and Neurostimulation Approach in Intractable Generalized Epilepsy
  • MEG: Can MEG Resolve the Challenges of My Epilepsy Case?
  • Neonatal: Bench to Cotside: How Animal Models Can Influence the Management of Neonatal Seizures
  • Neuroendocrinology: Determining Mechanisms Underlying Bone Comorbidities in Epilepsy
  • Neuroimaging: MRI-based Network Analyses and Machine Learning Applied to Epilepsy
  • Neuropharmacology: Wait, Is This Medication Appropriate?: Comorbidities of Epilepsy and Its Management
  • Neuropsychology: Long-Term Cognitive and Psychosocial Outcomes of Surgical and Nonsurgical Cohorts
  • NIH and Non-Profit Research Resources / Jr Investigator Workshop: Successfully Transitioning to Independence as a Junior Investigator
  • Pediatric Epilepsy Case Discussions: Diagnostic and Treatment Challenges
  • Practice Management: Workload Diversification in Epilepsy Practice
  • Professional Wellness in Epilepsy Care: Relationships and Engagement to Enhance Professional Fulfillment in Epilepsy Practice
  • Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures: "What's in a Name?"
  • Psychosocial Comorbidities: Preventing Suicide in Patients with Epilepsy: What is the Role of the Neurologist?
  • Quality and Safety: Operating the Epilepsy Quality Measures
  • Seizures in Autoimmune Encephalitis: Seizures in Autoimmune Encephalitis
  • Sleep and Epilepsy: Sleep in Space and Time: The Multiple Effects of Sleep on Epilepsy
  • Stereoelectroencephalography: The Role of Electrical Stimulation in SEEG
  • SUDEP: 2020: A Look at the Road Ahead Toward SUDEP Preventive Approaches
  • Temporal Lobe Club: Physiological and Pathological High-frequency Oscillations
  • Translational Research: Translating My Basic Science Research Outcomes to Clinical Trials
  • Tuberous Sclerosis: Current Controversies in Epilepsy Surgery for Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Tumor Related: Tumor-Related Epilepsy: Case-Based Discussion Regarding Surgical/Medical Treatment Approach for Different Brain Tumors
  • Women's Issues in Epilepsy: Optimizing Epilepsy Management in Women Post-Partum



  • New investigations in Neuromodulation: Low-intensity Focused Ultrasound for TLE, and Mapping Epilepsy to Determine Treatment Targets
  • Bi-Directional Relationship between Late-Onset Epilepsy and Alzheimer’s disease
  • Genetics in the Clinic: Beyond Monogenic Epilepsies
  • Pediatric Epilepsy Clinical Trials: Current and Future Challenges
  • Functional Mapping in Invasive Brain Recording: Science and Practice
  • The Postictal State: A Transient Phenomenon with Long-Term Consequences?
  • MEW Network 2.0: Evidence-Based Epilepsy Self-Management Research and Scaling up for Broad-Based Public Health Impact
  • Epilepsy Surgery in Tuberous Sclerosis Complex: Research Priorities and Study Design
  • Using Human Brain Organoids to Study Genetic Epilepsies
  • New Vistas in the Genetic Landscape of Epilepsy: Explaining the Genetically Unexplained
  • Sleep and Circadian Rhythms in SUDEP: Disentangling Nighttime Contributors to Seizure-Associated Death
  • Beyond Seizures: Comorbidities and Genetic Rescue in Developmental and Epileptic Encephalopathies
  • Beyond the Hippocampus: Remote Networks Important for Epilepsy Outcomes and Seizure Control
  • Metabolism-Targeted Treatments for Epilepsy Revealed Through Studies of Ketogenic Diet Mechanisms
  • How Can Study of the 'Seizure Focus' from Therapeutic Resections can Lead to Novel Insights in Epilepsy
  • Mechanisms of Epileptogenesis in the Peritumoral Microenvironment
  • Master Regulators in Epileptogenesis: REST and all the Rest
  • Mechanisms Governing RNA Fate in Epilepsy; From Generation to Translation
  • VANQUISHING THE VUS: Strategies for Decrypting Variants of Unknown Significance in Genetic Epilepsies
  • New Therapeutic Implications for Adult Hippocampal Neurogenesis in Rodents and Human



  • Implementing Epilepsy Self-management Programs: Opportunities for Epilepsy Center Teams
  • Genetics Testing in Epilepsy Patients
  • Pearls of videoEEG Monitoring
  • Alternative Therapies to Standard Anti-epileptic Therapies
  • Optimal Use of Neuroimaging in Diagnosing and Treating Epilepsy
  • Misadventures in EEG
  • Intracranial Electrode Studies
  • TeleHealth: Virtual Epilepsy Clinic, Soup to Nuts
  • Treating Patients with Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures



  • In Vivo Imaging
  • Genome Editing Technologies