The congress will provide assistance towards attendance at the 13th AOEC for a limited number of young researchers, physicians and other epilepsy care professionals from Asia and Oceania. Candidates should submit an abstract online by 5 March 2021 and follow the instructions for bursary applications. Further details on the rules for bursary submission may be found here.
TADOKORO BEST PRESENTATION PRIZE
To encourage research in epileptology in the region, there will be best presentation prizes for both platform and poster presentations supported by ILAE Asia and Oceania. The first and second prizes for both the platform and poster presentations are US$300 and US$200 respectively; recipients will be announced on the last day of the congress.
ILAE-YES BEST PRESENTER AWARD
All abstract presenters aged 40 or younger are eligible to be considered for the ILAE-YES Best Presenter Award with a prize of complimentary registration to the 14th AOEC. Eight high-quality abstracts will be chosen from the applicants to give an oral presentation at the ILAE-YES Data Blitz Session in front of a jury and public audience who will judge the best presentation. More information may be found here.
THE ASIAN OCEANIAN OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT EPILEPSY AWARD
The Asian Oceanian Outstanding Achievement Epilepsy Award recognises and pays tribute to medical and non-medical professionals for their extraordinary contributions to epilepsy care in this region. The awardees will be acknowledged in the Welcome Ceremony on 10 June 2021.
THE GOLDEN LIGHT AWARDS
The IBE Golden Light Awards recognise the contributions of people affected by epilepsy in their community and those who care for them. The awardees will be acknowledged in the Welcome Ceremony on 10 June 2021.