IBE’s EPILEPSY AND SOCIETY SYMPOSIUM

An exciting programme that will be of great interest to both individuals living with epilepsy and for staff from community organizations supporting people living with epilepsy is taking place in the 12th AOEC venue on Sunday 1st July. This symposium has been developed by local and regional committees of the International Bureau for Epilepsy (IBE). A separate registration fee applies, please click here for more details.

 

EPILEPSY & SOCIETY SYMPOSIUM PROGRAMME

09:00-09:05 Greeting from the Master of Ceremonies and an Outline of the Programme ahead

09:05-09:20 Welcome Address from Martin BRODIE, President of IBE, to include an overview of IBE

09:20-09:35 Welcome Address from Mrs. Ni Made Ayu Putri PASTIKA, the wife of the Governor of Bali

09:35-10:45 Session 1: LIVING WITH EPILEPSY IN INDONESIA

Epilepsy, stigma and PERPEI – Anna Marita Gelgel SINARDJA (Indonesia)

Epilepsy, me and childbearing; a testimony – Kadek KANJANI (Indonesia)

Epilepsy in Balinese traditional culture – Purwa Gde SAMATRA (Indonesia)

10:45-11:15 Coffee Break

11:15-12:30 Session 2: COPING WITH EPILEPSY THROUGH THE AGES: SOCIAL ISSUES

The psycho social impact of epilepsy during childhood and adolescence – Simon HARVEY (Australia)

Epilepsy and women: social issues – Gagandeep SINGH (India)

The psycho social aspects of epilepsy among the elderly – Patrick KWAN (Australia)

12:30-12:45 Golden Light Awards and Group Photos

12:45-13:45 Lunch

13:45-14:15 Special Lecture:  Indonesian public insurance system and epilepsy drugs – Dede GUNAWAN (Indonesia)

14:15-15:30 Session 3: EPILEPSY CARE: RECENT ADVANCES

New classification of seizure types and epilepsies: what do people with epilepsy and their caregivers need to know? – Martin BRODIE (Scotland)

Comprehensive care to people with epilepsy: experience in China – Ding DING (China)

Epilepsy and yoga; lessons from India – Satish JAIN (India)

15:30-16:00 Coffee Break

16:00-16:30 Session 4: PERSONAL STORIES FROM THE NEXT GENERATION

Living with epilepsy; my experience! – TBA

Living with epilepsy; my experience! – TBA

Living with epilepsy; my experience! – TBA

16:30-16:45 Closing Remarks by Martin BRODIE, P. SATISHCHANDRA and Anna Marita Gelgel SINARDJA