ICNA Workshop and 14th TCNM

ICNA Workshop and 14thTunisian Child Neurology Meeting Sfax October, 9 and 10, 2015

We are delighted to invite you to the ICNA Workshop and 14thTunisian child neurology meeting, to be held in the city of Sfax in Borj Dhiafa Hôtel (Tunisia), on October, 9 and 10, 2015

The themes of the meeting are “epilepsy in children” and “neuroinfectious diseases”. The scientific program will cover topics relevant to pediatric epilepsy including basic sciences, neurophysiology, classification and good practice recommendations and the neurological manifestations and treatment of infectious diseases.

  • Program Organizers
  • Pr Chahnez Charfi Triki
  • Pr Jo Wilmshurst
  • Invited speakers

Banu Anlar (Turkey), Helen Cross (UK), Lieven League (Belgium), Charles Newton (UK), Prathiba Singhi (India), jo Wilmshurst (South Africa).

  • Preprogramme : 14th Tunisian Child Neurology meeting – Sfax Tunisia – 9th – 10th October 2015

9th October

8.00: Opening of the ICNA Workshop and 14th Tunisian Child Neurology meeting

8.30:    Welcome and introduction to the ICNA                        Jo Wilmshurst

Chahnez Charfi Triki

9.00:    Acute viral encephalitis                                                    Charles Newton

9.30 :   West Nile encephalitis                                                      Chakib Marrakchi

10.00: Encephalitis due to parasites                                           Prathiba Singhi

10.30 : Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis                         Banu Anlar

11.00 : Coffee Break

11.30 : Clinical cases

13.00: Lunch

15.00: Tuberculous meningitis                                                     Prathiba Singhi

15.30: Sequelae of the measles outbreaks Sub-acute sclerosing pan encephalitis Banu Anlar

16.00: HIV neurological complications                                      Jo Wilmshurst

16.30: Autism as a sequelae of neuroinfections                        Charles Newton

10th October

8.30:    Epidemiology and etiologies of epilepsy in children

Charles Newton

9.00:    Etiologies of Epilepsy in Children                              Lieven Legae

9.30:    How to use classification in clinical practice ?         Helen Cross

10.00: Recommendations for management of neonatal and infantile seizures

Jo Wilmshurst

10.30: Coffee Break

11.00: Clinical cases

13.00: Lunch

15.00: What can EEG in children tell us ?                              Lieven Legae

15.30:   How genetic screening can help us in epilepsy in children?  Helen Cross

16.00: Epilepsy in transition to adult services                      Jo Wilmshurst

16.30:  Medical treatment: what news for childhood epilepsy? Helen  Cross

  • Language :

The congress will be conducted in English and French. No translation service will be available.

  • Important dates :
  • Abstract Deadline: 31th July , 2015
  • Early Registration Deadline: 15th August, 2015
  • Registration :
  • Registration information :

The meeting organizer will confirm all registrations by writing, only once full payment has been received. The registration fees are payable in Tunisian dinars (TND) and will include:

  • Admission to all scientific sessions for the duration of the congress
  • Congress bag
  • Programme, abstract book
  • Lunchs and coffee
  • Registration fees:
Registration fees
Before Saturday, August, 15, 2015After Saturday, August, 15, 2015
Consultants        300TD350DT
Students/ Residents(with a letter of recommendation)        250DT300DT

The registration form must be completed in full and returned with proof of payment to the email: neuropediatrietunisie@gmail.com or fax : + 216 74 242 564. You will receive confirmation of registration within 72 hours of submitting your registration form and proof of payment.Registration procedures :

  • Cancellation of registration :

Notice of cancellation must be given in writing. Cancellation received by 31st of  July 2015 will result in a 25% penalty. Any cancellation received after September, 1st, 2015 will not be eligible for a refund and will result in a 100% cancellation fees.

  • Personal insurance :

All delegates are responsible for their own travel insurance, medical insurance and cancellation fees.

  • Accommodation :
  • Borj Dhiafa (congress venue)

Rates for congress delegates:

Single standard 122 DT including breakfast

Double standard 142 DT including breakfast

Address : Route Soukra, Sfax Tunisia

Phone : + 216 74 676777

Fax : +216 74 677777

Email : borj.dhiafa@tunet.tn

WEB : www.hotel-borjdhiafa.com

  • Syphax Hotel

Single standard 105, 800 DT including breakfast

Double standard: 144.400 including breakfast

Address : RTE de SOUKRA KM0.5 3003 Sfax Tunisia

Phone : + 216 74 243333

Fax : + 216 74 245228

Email : Sangho.syphax@planet.tn


  • Golden Tulip Sfax

Single standard: 169 DT including breakfast

Address : Avenue Habib Bourguiba  BP 544 Sfax Tunisia

Mobile : + 216 22 680702

Phone : + 216 74 225700

Fax + 216 74 225563

Email : adc@goldentulipsfax.com


  • OliviersPalace

Single standard: 180 DT including breakfast

Double standard: 240DT including breakfast

Address : Hôtel les oliviers Palace Sfax- Golden Yasmin Hôtel

25 avenue Hédi Chaker 3000 Sfax Tunisia

Phone : +216 74 201999

Fax : +216 74 201888

Email : commercialsfax@goldenyasmin.com

Email : Commercial.sfax@goldenyasmin.com


  • Pacha Hotel

Single standard : 80 DT including


Double standard : 130 DT including


Address : Hôtel Pacha, angle avenue

Majida Boulila et route Lafrane

3000 Sfax Tunisia

Phone : + 216 74 464 000

Fax : +216 74 464 030

Email: contact@hotel-pacha.com

Abstract deadline :

The deadline of submitting abstract will be on 31th August 2015 at 11.59 pm.

Please send your abstract via this address: www.medconftools.org

  • Poster information:
  • Submission of posters will be via this address: medconftools.org: go to: cliquer pour s’authentifier then creer un nouveau compte. Once registered, you can submit your abstract to your account. If you needs information, please contact atneaabstracts@gmail.com.
  • Poster presentation details medconstools.com via instructions
  • During the session you or one of your co-authors must be at your poster site and be prepared to answer questions.

Registration form:

ICNA Workshop and 14th Tunisian Child Neurology Meeting

9-10 October 2015

Borj Dhiafa- Sfax- Tunisia

REGISTRATION FORM : you can download this form to your language preference                                       

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