13th Annual Academic Sessions

Symbiosis of Academic and Clinical Neurology

WFN-1

DAY 1
Pre-congress session: ESSENTIAL NEUROLOGY
Venue: Clinical Medicine Academic and Research Centre
National Hospital of Sri Lanka, Colombo
Friday 28 February 2020

08.30 – 09.00 REGISTRATION and INAUGURATION
09.00 – 09.30 Acute evaluation of stroke and reperfusion therapy Andrew Lee, Australia
09.30 – 10.00 Autoimmune epilepsy Ming Lim, UK
10.00 – 10.30 Overview of movement disorders Beomseok Jeon, South Korea
10.30 – 11.00 TEA
11.00 – 11.30 Psychogenic movement disorders Curt LaFrance, USA
11.30 – 12.00 Role of palliative care in neurology David Oliver, UK
12.00 – 12.30 Neurology cases for PACES exam T Umapathi, Singapore
12.30 LUNCH
18.30 – 22.30 Inauguration ceremony, Cinnamon Grand Hotel, Colombo

DAY 2
Venue: Shangri La Hotel, Colombo
Saturday 29 February 2020

08.30 – 09.00 REGISTRATION
09.00 – 09.30 Evaluating cardioembolic stroke Andrew Lee, Australia
09.30 – 11.00 Symposium – Neuroimmunology
Update on myasthenia gravis
Recurrent relapsing demyelination syndromes: Not all is MS
Update on autoimmune encephalitis
Angela Vincent, UK
Ming Lim, UK
Saiju Jacob, UK
11.00 – 11.30 TEA
11.30 – 12.00 Treatment of newly diagnosed epilepsy Martin Brodie, UK
12.00 – 12.30 HIV and the brain – 30+ years of an epidemic Hadi Manji, UK
12.30 – 13.00 Eye movement disorders T Umapathi, Singapore
13.00 – 14.00 LUNCH
14.00 – 14.30 Paroxysmal movement disorders Beomseok Jeon, South Korea
14.30 – 15.00 State of the art: have we moved forward in epilepsy treatment? Martin Brodie, UK
15.00 -15.30 Update on diabetic neuropathy T Umapathi, Singapore
15.30-16.00 Ethics at the end of life and withdrawal of treatment David Oliver, UK
16.00 TEA
20.00 ASN Banquet, Galle Face Hotel, Colombo

DAY 3
Venue: Shangri La Hotel, Colombo
Sunday 01 March 2020

08.30 – 09.00 REGISTRATION
09.00 – 09.30 Treatable movement disorders not to miss Beomseok Jeon, South Korea
09.30 – 11.00 Symposium – Clinical Neurology
Long live the art of clinical neurology
Metacognition principles in clinical decision making
The best mistakes I have made over 20 years and what I have learnt
Hadi Manji, UK
T Umapathi, Singapore
Hadi Manji, UK
11.00 – 11.30 TEA
11.30 – 12.00 Cannabis for epilepsy Martin Brodie, UK
12.00 – 12.30 Evaluation and Management of Somatoform Conversion Disorders Curt LaFrance, USA
12.30 – 13.00 CNS vasculitis Saiju Jacob, UK
13.00 – 14.00 LUNCH
14.00 – 15.00 Free paper session
15.00 – 15.30 Anticoagulation in AF – early vs late Andrew Lee, Australia
15.30 – 16.00 Management of pharmacoresistant epilepsy Martin Brodie, UK
16.00 – 17.00 Neurology Quiz AT Alibhoy, Sri Lanka
17.00 – 17.10 Conclusion and Awards
17.10 TEA