Congress Abstracts

Depending on the number of submitted abstracts and their quality, the abstracts will be selected for either platform or for poster presentation. All accepted abstracts will be distributed in the meeting abstract book.


You are invited to submit abstracts for the the The Fourth Annual UAE Epilepsy Congress 2015.
Abstracts submissions are accepted until the 01st of March, 2015. Any abstract received after the deadline will not be accepted.

Abstract Guidelines

All submitted abstracts must be in English
All submitted abstracts need to have the names and surnames of all co-authors, along with their positions in their affiliated institutions
All submitted abstracts must not exceed 250 words with no use of abbreviations
The body of the abstract should be arranged according to the following headings:
Background/objectives: a brief introduction, which states the problem that you are addressing as well as some background information on the issue
Design and methods: the methodologies, number of test subjects and scientific approach used to conduct the research
Results: tables and graphs should include explanatory captions
Conclusions: further areas of research and overall conclusion of the research
Citation: a reference list and acknowledgments, if applicable


Abstract Topics
  • Practical Issues in Epilepsy
  • Emergent Issues in Epilepsy
  • Tactics of AED Management
  • Epilepsy in Special Population
  • Childhood Epilepsy
  • Intractable Epilepsy
Oral Presentations
Upon completion of the evaluation of submitted abstracts, an ‘Accepted’ or ‘Rejected’ email will be sent to authors. Upon acceptance of an author’s oral presentation, the following instructions below are applicable:

The main author of the oral presentation should confirm their attendance upon receiving the acceptance email.
The availability of any sort of grant for registration, travel and/or accommodation will be mentioned in the acceptance email, without any guarantees at the abstract submission stage.
Oral presentations are allowed 10 minutes of presentation and 5 minutes will be provided for discussion and Q&A. Total of 15 minutes only.
Oral presentation should be saved as backup on your memory USB stick
Oral presentations in ppt/pptx should be emailed to Diaedu no later than 2 weeks prior to the meeting. The emailed version of an author’s presentation will be the version that will be available for onsite presentation. Should there be any changes made to an author’s presentation after that period, please contact Diaedu

Poster Presentations
Upon completion of the evaluation of submitted abstracts, an ‘Accepted’ or ‘Rejected’ email will be sent to authors. Upon acceptance of an author’s poster presentation, the following instructions below are applicable:

One of the authors of the poster presentation should confirm their attendance upon receiving the acceptance email.
The availability of any sort of grant for registration, travel and/or accommodation will be mentioned in the acceptance email, without any guarantees at the abstract submission stage.
Poster authors should use the poster code in the acceptance email to find their space at the poster area during the meeting.
Authors need to place the title, author(s), institution if applicable and country at the header of the poster presentation
The poster display board dimensions will be 200 CM wide x 100 CM length. All posters need to be constraint to that size and not more.
The poster thickness of paper advised is 150 gsm
The boards are made out of cork and posters will be pinned or applied using double-sided taped
Presenting authors should mount their poster in the allocated poster display area before the meeting lectures initiate, during registration time in the early morning
Posters should be left on display during the meeting until end of the meeting
Authors should be available near their posters particularly during allotted timings that will be stated in the acceptance email