These unique epilepsy symposia will focus on the recent advances in pediatric epilepsy surgery, temporo-perisylvian epilepsies, and status epilepticus. The diverse and internationally-renowned faculty will interact with the participants via lectures, workshops, and case discussions, sharing their experience with improving seizure outcomes, quality of life and long-term patient safety. Not able to travel to Cleveland? Consider joining our live broadcast on Sunday, October 5th, for select Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery case studies. Epilepsy Surgery in Children: Impact of Brain Development and Pathology October 5-8, 2014 The current state and future directions of presurgical evaluations and epilepsy surgery guided by our renewed understanding of the underlying pathology in each individual. Select Case Presentations - Live Broadcast: Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery October 5, 2014 1. Peri-Rolandic Dysplasia - Andre Palmini, MD, Hospital São Lucas, Porto Alegre, Brazil 2. Opecular or Insular Epilepsy Using Stereo EEG - Laura Tassi, MD, Niguarda Hospital Milan, Italy 3. Multi-Lobar Dysplasia – Loreto Rios-Pohl, MD Center for Advanced Epilepsy Santiago, Chile 4. Reoperative Hemispherectomy – Ahsan Moosa Naduvil Valappil, MD, Cleveland Clinic Cleveland, OH Brain Mapping Workshops − SEEG in Temporo-Perisylvian Epilepsies October 8-11, 2014 This workshop will discuss the role of SEEG in the preresection exploration of patients with temporal and perisylvian epilepsies. Epilepsy Surgery Techniques Hands-On Course October 8, 2014 This half-day hands-on dissection workshop demonstrates some commonly used epilepsy surgery techniques that include various approaches to temporal lobe resection and hemispherectomy/ disconnection methods. Status Epilepticus Update October 9-10, 2014 The status epilepticus symposium will review the fundamentals of status epilepticus, provide an update on the modern medical practice, and discuss the road to the future of treatment and recovery through the use of new and innovative medical approaches to stop and prevent seizures. Emerging Ethical and Legal Challenges in Chronic Neurological Conditions October 8-9, 2014 The care of patients with serious chronic neurological conditions poses difficult ethical and legal dilemmas that extend beyond the acute care setting. This conference provides an opportunity for participants to engage in discussions regarding continuously emerging and profound legal and ethical challenges. This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. For more information, contact Monet Smith at or 216.444.9380.