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On behalf of the Epilepsy Society of Australia, we have great pleasure in inviting you to attend the 38th Annual Scientific Meeting, which will be held November 6th-8th, 2024 in Hobart, Tasmania.

The major themes at the 2024 meeting will be New and Emerging Treatment in Epilepsy, Epidemiology and Genetics, and Neurodevelopmental Effects of Antiseizure Medications.
Our confirmed international guest speakers are Professors Ding Ding (Shanghai, China), Page Pennell (Pittsburgh, USA) and Stéphane Auvin (Paris, France). 

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

The 2024 meeting will be held at the Grand Chancellor Hotel on the waterfront in Hobart, with the conference dinner held in a historic setting within the old IXL jam factory, with a glass rooftop.

We look forward to hosting a memorable, informative and collegial meeting.

Dean Jones and Tyson Ware                                                      Stephen Malone
Co-Chairs, ESA Annual Scientific Meeting Committee                  ESA President 

Scientific Organising Committee (SOC)

Dean Jones (Co-chair)

Tyson Ware (Co-chair)

Annie Bye

Pablo Casillas-Espinosa

Honor Coleman

Braille Forster

Sharon Gilchrist

Lisa Gillinder

Stephen Malone, ESA President

Terry O’Brien

Piero Perucca

Jacqui Saw

Ingrid Scheffer

Important Dates

Abstract Submission Opening: OPEN
Abstract Submission Closing: Monday, 1st July 2024
Registration Opening: Mid July 2024
Early Bird Deadline: Monday, 16th September 2024

Venue: Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart

A stay at Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart places you in the heart of Hobart, within a 15-minute walk of Salamanca Market and Salamanca Place. This 4.5-star hotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Franklin Wharf and 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Constitution Dock.

Make yourself at home in one of the 244 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and LCD televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include safes and desks, as well as phones with free local calls.

Property Amenity
Be sure to enjoy recreational amenities, including an indoor pool, a sauna, and a fitness center. Additional features at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting (surcharge).

Satisfy your appetite for dinner at the hotel's restaurant, Restaurant Tasman, or stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. Wrap up your day with a drink at the bar/lounge. Buffet breakfasts are available daily from 6:30 AM to 10 AM for a fee.

Other Amenities
Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, express check-in, and express check-out. Planning an event in Hobart? This hotel has facilities measuring 29063 square feet (2700 square meters), including a conference center. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Email Organisers & Event Location


Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart
1 Davey St
Tasmania Australia 7000

Event Organiser

Seed Events Team

Email Organiser

ESA ASM 2024

6th Nov 2024 - 8th Nov 2024
01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart, 1 Davey St Hobart Tasmania Australia 7000