2015 Program
 

 

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Southern Epilepsy & EEG Society
2015 Annual Meeting

March 27-29, 2015

Omni La Mansion del Rio
San Antonio, Texas

 

"Life is short,
the art is long."

- Hippocrates


Southern Epilepsy & EEG Society 2015 Annual Meeting

Please join us at the Omni La Mansion del Rio in San Antonio, Texas for the 2015 annual meeting of the Southern Epilepsy & EEG Society on March 27-29, 2015. This year we are planning for another outstanding scientific program featuring exceptional speakers, selected for their expertise in each respective area of research in electroencephalography and epileptology. The program has been expanded this year to include debates on Friday evening, one full day on Saturday and one half day on Sunday.

We will be in San Antonio's Riverwalk area, so there will be lots to do nearby and it will be an exciting time to be in San Antonio!

San Antonio offers a rich variety of dining, entertainment, and shopping along the beautiful Riverwalk. The Mexican Market/El Mercado, bustles with people, products and outdoor restaurants that give San Antonio much of its unique style. Nearby, tile adobe dwellings of historic La Villita serve as homes for artisans, galleries and restaurants. The River Center Mall, featuring the IMAX Theater, is a visual delight with whimsical-to-elegant shops overlooking the Riverwalk. Within walking distance is HemisFair Plaza, site of tile 1968 World's Fair, and a beautiful 12-acre waterfall park surrounding the Tower of the Americas. San Antonio is home to two major theme parks -Sea World San Antonio, the world's largest marine life park, and Six Flags Fiesta Texas, the town built just for fun! Sea World San Antonio is located northwest of downtown and offers shows, exhibitions, entertainment and education. It is open each day during the summer season. Six Flags Fiesta Texas, also located in the northwest part of San Antonio, is a theme and water park that celebrates the spirit of Texas with non-stop music, rides, dancing and unique entertainment for the entire family and is only about 30 minutes away from the Riverwalk.

Educational Symposia

The 2015 Annual Meeting will deliver four comprehensive Symposia on current issues in epilepsy and electroencephalography, and case reviews of patients with unique presentations or undergoing epilepsy surgery presented by clinical neurophysiology or epilepsy fellows. As in previous years, this meeting will offer a venue for learning and discussion. This meeting will cover several topics including the characteristics and side effects of antiepileptic therapies, diagnosis and management of co-morbidities of epilepsy with particular focus on SUDEP, immunological aspects of medically refractory epilepsy and status epilepticus, genetics and neuroimaging of mechanisms of genetic generalized epilepsies, and epilepsy surgery evaluations and outcomes.

A welcome reception will commence the meeting on Friday, March 27th at 6:30 pm. The debates will begin at 7:30 p.m. on Friday (March 27th); general session will continue all day on Saturday (March 28th) and conclude by 12:00 p.m. on Sunday (March 29th).

Faculty and Planning Committee

CME REQUIRED FORMS: Please complete the following Biographical and Disclosure forms for the course by following the link below. The deadline for completing these required forms is Friday, January 30, 2015.
https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/SEEEG

PRESENTATIONS:The deadline for submitting your slide presentations is Thursday, February 27, 2015. In order to better help you upload and send your electronic presentation slides to our office, please follow the following steps:

If you are using the following browsers: Google Chrome, Internet Explorer 10 or 11:

  1. Go to https://www.hightail.com/u/UTHSCSA-CME
  2. Under "Drag files here to share", click on "Computer"
  3. Select the file you wish to upload
  4. Under "Subject", enter: SEEEG
  5. Click "Send"

If you are using Internet Explorer 8 or older versions:

  1. Go to https://www.hightail.com/u/UTHSCSA-CME
  2. Enter your full name and email address
  3. Under "Subject", enter: SEEEG
  4. Click on "Select File" and upload your presentation slides (the max. file size is 2 GB per download)
  5. Click "Send it"

Registration

Registration will open soon. Please check back for updates.

  • SEEEG Member: $125 (meeting registration only)
  • SEEEG Member: $175 (meeting registration plus $50 annual membership dues if you need to renew your membership this year)
  • Non-Member: $200

Conference Location

Omni La Mansion del Rio
112 College Street
San Antonio, TX 78025
General Phone: 1 (210) 518-1000
Website: http://www.omnihotels.com/hotels/san-antonio-la-mansion-del-rio.

Hotel Accomodations

Omni La Mansion del Rio
112 College Street
San Antonio, TX 78025
General Phone: 1 (210) 518-1000
Reservation Website: http://cms.omnihotels.com/hotels/san-antonio-la-mansion-del-rio/meetings/southern-epilepsy-and-eeg-society-3.

Room rates:
Single Rate: $199.00/plus taxes
Double Rate: $219.00/plus taxes

The room rate for Omni La Mansion del Rio (where all meeting activities will be held) will be $199.00 (plus tax) for a Single Rate and $219.00 (plus tax) for a Double Rate for the nights of March 27 - 28, 2015.

Reservations can be made by calling 1-800-THE-OMNI or by visiting the Reservations Website: http://cms.omnihotels.com/hotels/san-antonio-la-mansion-del-rio/meetings/southern-epilepsy-and-eeg-society-3. Please reference the Southern Epilepsy and EEG Society to get the special room rate when making reservations. The deadline to receive the special room rate is February 24, 2015.

Check-in is at 3:00 p.m. and check-out is at noon, but if you need an earlier check-in, give the hotel a call and they will look into it for you. Please go ahead and make your room reservations. These reservation requests must be received at the Omni La Mansion del Rio no later than 3:00 pm Central Standard Time on February 24, 2015.

CME Information

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the UT Health Science Center San Antonio School of Medicine and the Southern Epilepsy & EEG Society. The UT Health Science Center San Antonio School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The UT Health Science Center San Antonio School of Medicine designates this live activity up to a maximum of 11.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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