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This year the ASM will also offer an optional Workshop on Friday, 8th November from 2.00-5.00pm. Cost is $75pp and can be added when registering for the ASM.
“To Operate or Not, and How?” A case-based, interactive epilepsy surgery workshop for clinicians involved in epilepsy surgery in children and adults. Organised by Drs Simon Harvey, John Lawson and Steve Malone, with special guest commentator Prof Michael Duchowny.


On behalf of the Epilepsy Society of Australia, we have great pleasure in inviting you to attend the 33rd Annual Scientific Meeting, 33rd Annual Scientific Meeting, which will be held in Sydney, 6th – 8th November 2019.

The major themes at the 2019 meeting will be Drug Resistant Epilepsy in Children, ICU Epileptology and Devices for Epilepsy – the Future.

Our international guest speakers are Prof Michael Duchowny, Prof R. Edward Faught, Prof Lawrence J. Hirsch and Prof Greg Worrell. The meeting will provide a great opportunity for networking and exchange of information.

We anticipate that the meeting will attract about 250 delegates from around Australia and South East Asia, including trainees, practising neurologists, technologists, scientists, nurses and allied health professionals, providing great opportunity for networking and exchange of information.

The 2019 meeting will be held at the Hyatt Regency Sydney.

We look forward to having you join us at the beautiful venue.

Hanka Laue-Gizzi and Kaitlyn Parratt                                Terry O’Brien
Co-Chairs, ESA Annual Scientific Meeting Committee          ESA President, 2019

Scientific Program Committee;
Hanka Laue-Gizzi (Co-chair)
Kaitlyn Parratt (Co-chair)
John Archer
Patrick Carney
Nicholas Lawn
Stephen Malone
Terry O’Brien, ESA president
Piero Perucca
Lynette Sadleir
Ingrid Scheffer
Lata Vadlamudi

Important dates;
Abstract Submission Close:          CLOSED
Registration Opening:                   OPEN
Early Bird Deadline:                      CLOSED
Accommodation Deadline:            CLOSED

The Venue

Located adjacent to Darling Harbour in Sydney's Central Business District (CBD), our hotel is a haven of relaxation for the business or leisure traveler. As Sydney's largest premium hotel, Hyatt Regency Sydney boasts 892 guestrooms, dining experiences and 3,700 sq m of flexible meeting and event space. 

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Hyatt Regency Sydney
161 Sussex Street
New South Wales Australia 2000

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