Program

Friday

7-12-2018

07:30am - 08:15am

Registration Opens

Registration & Welcome

08:15am - 09:55am

Session 1

Moderators - Dr. Ossama Al-Baker | Dr. Khalid Al-Hassan

08:15am - 08:40am

Dr. Andrew Demchuk

Tailoring secondary stroke prevention by etiology of ischemic stroke

08:40am - 09:05am

Dr. Gregory Krauss

Review of the new and pipeline Antiepileptic drugs

09:05am - 09:30am

Dr. Andrew Demchuk

ICH investigation and management

09:30am - 09:55am

Dr. Gregory Krauss

Updates in management of Status Epilepticus

09:55am - 10:10am

Coffee Break

10:10am - 11:25am

Session 2

Moderators - Dr. Raed al-Roughani | Dr. Anil Thussu

10:10am - 10:35am

Dr. Peter Goadsby

Migraine in Childhood and Adolescence

10:35am - 11:00am

Dr. Andrew Demchuk

Thrombolysis and EVT decision making and system of care

11:00am - 11:25am

Dr. Peter Goadsby

Rare headache syndromes

11:25am - 01:00pm

Discussion, Friday Prayer & Lunch

01:00pm - 02:30pm

Session 3

Moderators - Dr. Abdullah Al-Ajmi | Dr. Suhail Al-Shemari

01:00pm - 01:25pm

Dr. Peter Goadsby

New Migraine treatments including anti-CGRP future drugs

01:25pm - 01:50pm

Dr. Gregory Krauss

Breakthroughs in Genetics and Epilepsy

01:50pm - 02:15pm

Dr. Peter Goadsby

Trigeminal Autonomic Cephalalgias: overview and updates in management

02:15pm - 02:30pm

Discussion

02:30pm - 02:45pm

Coffee Break

02:45pm - 03:05pm

Moderator - Dr. Jasem Y. Al-Hashel

Novartis Satellite Symposium: Targeting CGRP receptors for new era of Migraine management

03:05pm - 04:45pm

Session 4

Moderators - Dr. Tarek Al-Fahad | Dr. Abdulreda Al-Qalaf

03:05pm - 03:30pm

Dr. Raed Al-Roughani

Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis

03:30pm - 03:55pm

Dr. Martin Duddy

CIS after 2017 McDonald criteria of MS

03:55pm - 04:20pm

Dr. Raed Al-Roughani

Advances in NMO

04:20pm - 04:45pm

Dr. Martin Duddy

Treatment algorithm for relapsing MS

04:45pm - 05:00pm

Discussion

Saturday

8-12-2018

08:00am - 09:40am

Session 1

Moderators - Dr. Mohammed Ashkenani | Dr. Abdulaziz Ashkenani

08:00am – 08:25am

Dr. Edward Cupler

Approach to a patient with muscle weakness (Neuropathy / Myopathy)

08:25am – 08:50am

Dr. Andrew Lee

Five neuro-ophthalmological diagnosis you cannot afford to miss

08:50am – 09:15am

Dr. Edward Cupler

New therapeutic treatments in neuromuscular disorders

09:15am – 09:40am

Dr. Andrew Lee

Non-organic visual loss: how to spot the fake?

09:40am – 09:55am

Coffee Break

09:55am - 10:45am

Session 2

Moderators - Dr. Riyadh Khan | Dr. Sharafuldin Khaja

09:55am - 10:20am

Dr. Andrew Lee

Idiopathic intracranial hypertension: something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue

10:20am - 10:45am

Dr. Edward Cupler

Therapeutic challenges in Myasthenia Gravis

10:45am - 11:00am

Discussion

11:00am - 11:40am

Opening Ceremony

11:40am - 12:00pm

Moderator - Dr. Jasem Y. Al-Hashel

Roche Satellite symposium: From evolution to revolution: What is the experience of patients on Ocrevus after 5 years?

12:00pm - 01:00pm

Lunch

01:00pm - 02:40pm

Session 3

Moderators - Dr. Mishal Abu Al-Melh | Dr. John Alexander

01:00pm - 01:25pm

Dr. Michael Geschwind

Novel biomarkers in dementia and new treatments for alzheimer’s disease

01:25pm - 01:50pm

Dr. Philip Damier

Parkinson’s disease: genetics, biomarkers and diagnosis

01:50pm - 02:15pm

Dr. Michael Geschwind

Non-alzheimer’s dementia: overview and challenges in management

02:15pm - 02:40pm

Dr. Ravindrakumar Garg

Tuberculosis: updates in diagnosis and management

02:40pm - 02:55pm

Coffee Break

02:55pm - 05:15pm

Session 4

Moderators - Dr. Riyadh Khan | Dr. Sulaiman Al-Khashan

02:55pm - 03:20pm

Dr. Ravindrakumar Garg

Neurobrucellosis: updates in diagnosis and management

03:20pm - 03:45pm

Dr. Philip Damier

Deep brain stimulation (DBS) in neuropsychiatric disorders

03:45pm - 04:10pm

Dr. Michael Geschwind

Rapidly progressive dementias: differential diagnosis and approach to management

04:10pm - 04:35pm

Dr. Ravindrakumar Garg

Neurocysticercosis: updates in diagnosis and management

04:35pm - 05:00pm

Dr. Philip Damier

Tauopathies: pathophysiology, clinical features and experimental therapies

05:00pm - 05:15pm

Discussion

Sunday

9-12-2018

Workshops

1. EEG basics, artifacts and interpretation
09:00am - 09:20am

Dr. Maher Arabi

EEG Basics (Technology and Polarity)

09:20am - 09:40am

Dr. Ahmad Fawaz

Normal EEG in adults and Pediatrics/Activation methods

09:40am - 10:00am

Dr. Maher Arabi

EEG artifacts and Normal EEG variants

10:00am - 10:20am

Dr. Ahmad Fawaz

Epileptiform activity in focal and generalized Epilepsies

10:20am - 10:45am

Dr. Maher Arabi

EEG findings in specific electroclinical syndromes

10:45am - 11:00am

Dr. Maher Arabi

How to correctly report an EEG study

11:00am - 11:15am

BREAK

11:15am - 12:15pm

Dr. Maher Arabi

Group Discussions of Unknowns