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Dear Colleagues,

Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological disorders in any part of the world. The social and economic impact of epilepsy is far more pervasive and enduring, than the seizures that last only for a minute. Recently there had been significant strides in the understanding of how seizures occur and get perpetuated, how it can be controlled or eliminated by medical or surgical treatments.

The International League Against Epilepsy, International Bureau of Epilepsy and its counterparts in India, Indian Epilepsy Society and Indian Epilepsy Association have been attempting to translate the current research in this field into changes in practice and care that would make a difference for the people with epilepsy.

Dr. Sanjeev V. Thomas MD, DM.

Chairman, Organizing Committee for ECON 2022.

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Dear Colleagues,

I have great pleasure in welcoming you to the verdant Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala for ECON 2022. With its modern medical fraternity and institutions, this ancient city is more vibrant than ever.

The IEA Thiruvananthapuram Chapter is eagerly anticipating seeing you again in person after three years and we are working hard to make ECON 2022 a memorable academic and social event.

The organizing committee of ECON 2022 and I would like to welcome you to a wonderful scientific deliberation, exchange of knowledge, bonding personally post-pandemic and southern hospitality.

Dr. Ashalatha Radhakrishnan

Organising Secretary for ECON 2022.

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Conference Highlights

  • From the basics to state-of-art in epilepsy
  • A broad overview of every aspect of epilepsy care
  • Changing paradigms and evolving concepts
  • Drug resistant epilepsy
  • Surgically remediable epilepsy syndromes
  • Invasive EEG and stereo EEG
  • Cutting edge epilepsy research
  • Newer anticonvulsants
  • Status epilepticus
  • Epilepsy and Pregnancy
  • Pediatric epilepsy syndromes
  • Inspiring patient stories
  • Ground breaking free papers
  • Hear from the Masters and Connoisseurs

City & venue

The city of Trivandrum or Thiruvananthapuram is a tourist’s paradise and a history buff’s favorite haunt.It boasts of magnificent hospitality,picturesque locales,renowned centres of learning and science.The city is named after Lord Anantha and derived from the Sanskrit word Syanandurapuram, meaning "The City of Bliss" in Carnatic kirtanas composed by Swathi Thirunal, erstwhile Maharaja of Travancore.

Thiruvananthapuram, a notable academic and research hub,is home to the University of Kerala, Kerala Technological University the regional headquarters of Indira Gandhi National Open University, and many other schools and colleges. Thiruvananthapuram also boasts of research centres such as the National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology, Indian Space Research Organisation's Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, the Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology,Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute and a campus of the Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research.

Kovalam is an internationally acclaimed beach destination with three breathtaking beaches. A massive rocky promontory on the beach has created a beautiful bay of calm waters ideal for beach tourism. Kovalam has three beaches separated by rocky outcroppings in its 17 km coastline, the three together form the famous crescent of the Kovalam beach. The O by Tamara, our conference headquarter hotel is a perfect destination that offers warm hospitality, sumptuous cuisines and a wide variety of leisure activities.

The perfect place to mix business, learning and pleasure, this city promises to enchant your soul and pleasure your senses. The state of Kerala with its vast array of lush tropical vegetation, backwaters, cultural art forms, beaches, paddy fields and more will enrich your mind,body and soul. Don’t miss this once in a lifetime experience to savor the pleasures of Kerala while enhancing your clinical wisdom.

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