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Under the Aegis of Indian Epilepsy Society
Venue: ITC Kakatiya, Hyderabad
Dates: 5th and 6th August 2017
DAY 1 - 5thAugust
Pre-conference workshop
Time Topic Faculty
11:30 am Welcome to Pre-conference Workshop Session Dr. V. V. Nadkarni
11:30 am to 12:45 pm WORKSHOP: AGING AND EPILEPSY Chairpersons:
Dr. Sushil Razdan & Dr. Subhash Kaul
11:30 am to 11:45 am Seizure Control in Geriatric Patients:
New Onset vs. Longstanding Epilepsy
(Col.) Dr. Ravi Anadure
11:45 am to 12:00 pm Panel Discussion: Cognitive Ageing in Elderly
with Epilepsy and effect of AEDs
Moderator: Dr. A. K. Meena
Panelist: Dr. Ravouf Parvaiz
Asimi, Dr. P. K. Sharma
12:00 pm to 12:20 pm Managing Status Epilepticus in Older Adults Dr. Sita Jayalakshmi
12:20 pm to 12:40 pm Breaking the Age Barrier:
Epilepsy Surgery in Elderly and its Outcomes
Dr. Manas Panigrahi
12:40 pm to 12:45 pm Summary
12:30 pm to 01:30 pm LUNCH
01:30 pm to 01:35 pm Welcome Dr. V. V. Nadkarni
01:35 pm to 01:50 pm Journey of Epilepsy Conclave over 5 Years Dr. Man Mohan Mehndiratta
Session I
01:50 pm to 02:45pm WOMEN WITH EPILEPSY Chairpersons: Dr. Deepak Arjundas &
Dr. K. Venkateswarlu
01:50 pm to 02:15 pm Criticality of Right AED at the Right Time
for Women with Epilepsy Across Ages
Dr. Mark Cook
02:15 am to 02:30 pm Real World Issues in Marriages of PWE Dr. Gagandeep Singh
02:30 pm to 02:45 pm Panel Discussion:
Moving the Needle for Indian WWE
Panelist: Dr. Bhawna Sharma,
Dr. Gagandeep Singh, Dr. Mark Cook
Session II
02:45 pm to 04:10 pm CHANGING THE OUTCOMES FOR
Chairpersons: Dr. V.V. Nadkarni &
Dr. Pravina Shah
02:45 pm to 03:10 pm Current and Future Role of SV2A Ligands in Management of Epilepsy Dr. Sangeeta Ravat
03:10 pm to 03:25 pm Improving Outcomes of People with JME (Lt. Gen.) Dr. C.S. Narayanan
03:25 pm to 04:00 pm When and How to Discontinue AEDs in
Epilepsy patients
Dr. Mark Cook
04:00 pm to 04:10 pm Q & A  
04:10 - 04:30 TEA
Session III
04:30 pm to 05:55 pm PEDIATRIC EPILEPSY Chairpersons: Dr. Nandan Yardi &
Dr. Vrajesh Udani
04:30 pm to 04:55 pm Debate: Advantages and Limitations of
Genetic Testing for Epilepsy
Dr. Pradnya Gadgil & Dr. Neelu Desai
04:55 pm to 05:15 pm Acute Neonatal Seizures: Challenges of Early Recognition and Implications for Management Dr. P. A. Mohammed Kunju
05:15 pm to 05:35 pm Newer vs Older AED's in Routine Clinical
Practice in Children
Dr. V. Viswanathan
05:35 pm to 05:55 pm Panel Discussion: Transitioning Care of Patients from Pediatric to Adult Neurologist
(5 min video presentation by Dr. Man Mohan Mehndiratta followed by discussion)
Panelist: Dr. Man Mohan Mehndiratta,
Dr. Arijit Chattopadhyay, Dr. Atampreet Singh
Session IV
05:55 pm to 06:30 pm EPILEPSY AND CO-MORBIDITIES Chairpersons:
Dr. Man Mohan Mehndiratta &
Dr. G. Butchi Raju
05:55 pm to 06:10 pm Management of Epilepsy Patients with
Non-psychiatric Co-morbidities
Dr. Puneet Agarwal
06:10 pm to 06:30 pm Panel discussion:
SUDEP: From Understanding Mechanisms to Clinical Prevention. Can the Risk of SUDEP
be Predicted and Quantified?
Moderator: Dr. Manjari Tripathi
Panel: Dr. Sangeeta Ravat,
Dr. A.K. Thacker, Dr. S. Afshan Jabeen
  HIGH TEA - Served In The Room
Session V
06:30 pm to 07:10 pm EPILEPSY: GRAND ROUNDS Chairpersons:
(Lt. Gen.) Dr. C. S. Narayanan &
Dr. Atul Agarwal
06:30 pm to 06:45 pm A Novel Unrecognised Preventable Cause of
Acute Symptomatic Seizures
Dr. Thomas Mathew
06:45 pm to 07:00 pm Interesting Cases - Diagnostic Dilemmas Dr. Amit Haldar
07:00 pm to 07:10 pm A novel method of diagnosing epilepsy through EEG signal processing Dr. Puneet Agarwal
DAY 2 - 6thAugust
Moderator for the Day 2- Dr. Man Mohan Mehndiratta
Time Topic Faculty
Session VI
09:00 am to 09:35 am UPDATES IN EPILEPSY Chairpersons: Dr. S. Mohandas &
Dr. T.K. Banerjee
09:00 am to 09:20 am The New 2017 Classification of
Epilepsies - A Bird’s Eye View
Dr. Satish Jain
09:20 am to 09:35 am Panel Discussion: The New Definition and Classification of Epilepsies: Does it Help us to Better Communicate the Diagnosis and Management to the Patients? Moderator: Dr. Man Mohan Mehndiratta Panelists: Dr. Satish Jain, Dr. Lokesh Lingappa
Session VII
09:35 am to 10:20 am REFRACTORY EPILEPSY Dr. Pravina Shah & Dr. A.V. Srinivasan
09:35 am to 10:00 am Refractory Epilepsy: One Size Does Not Fit All Dr. Manjari Tripathi
10:00 am to 10:20 am Panel Discussion: Predictors of Intractable Epilepsy: How to Monitor Progress? Moderator: Dr. Joy Desai,
Panelist: Dr. Malla Bhaskara Rao,
Dr. Manjari Tripathi, Dr. G.R.K. Sarma
10:20 am to 10:40 am TEA
Session VIII
10:40 am to 11:40 am EPILEPSY: SURGICAL ASPECTS Chairpersons: Dr. P.K. Sachdeva &
Dr. Manas Panigrahi
10:40 am to 11:00 am MRI Negative Epilepsy: Evaluation and
Surgical Management
Dr. P. Sarat Chandra
11:00 am to 11:20 am Surgery for Early Onset Epilepsy Dr. K. P. Vinayan
11:20 am to 11:40 am Panel Discussion: Post Surgical Treatment of Epilepsy Moderator : Dr. Sita Jayalakshmi,
Panelist: Dr. Malla Bhaskara Rao,
Dr. P. Sarat Chandra, Dr. K. P. Vinayan
Session IX
11:40 am to 12:20 pm EPILEPSY AND SLEEP Chairpersons: Dr. Sushil Razdan &
Dr. Mathew Abraham
11:40 am to 12:05 pm Epilepsy, Antiepileptic Drugs and Sleep Dr. Sanjib Sinha
12:05 pm to 12:20 pm Panel Discussion: How to identify Unrecognised Sleep Disorders in Children and Adults to
Improve Seizure Control in Epilepsy
Moderator: Dr. Praveen Gupta
Panelist: Dr. Sanjib Sinha, Dr. Neetu Ramrakhiani, Dr. K. N. Vykuntraju
Session X
12:20 pm to 01:20 pm CONTROVERSIES IN EPILEPSY Chairpersons: Dr. Malla Bhaskara Rao &
Dr. Mark Cook
12:20 pm to 12:40 pm Translational Research in Epilepsy Impacting Future Patient Outcomes Dr. P. Satishchandra
12:40 pm to 01:00 pm How Far Have We Come in Seizure Prediction
of PWE
Dr. R. Lakshminarsimhan
01:00 pm to 01:15 pm Should Non-convulsive Status Epilepticus
be Treated Aggressively
Dr. Siby Gopinath
01:15 pm to 01:20 pm Q & A
01:20 pm Vote of Thanks