Please read the information on each award before completing the nomination form(s)

Nomination Instructions

Please complete one nomination form for each nominee, for each award. The form may be downloaded here.

Completed nomination forms should be accompanied by:

  1. A curriculum vitae of the nominee (400-800 words).
  2. An explanatory statement outlining the reasons the proposed nominee has been nominated for the award. This should include an assessment of the nominee’s professional achievements as well as his/her contribution to European developments in epileptology (max. 400 words).
  3. A list of up to 10 publications considered to be particularly representative of the nominee’s contributions (where relevant).

Nomination forms and other documentation should be returned by 10th January 2018 to vienna@epilepsycongress.org.

 

European Epileptology Award

The ILAE Commission on European Affairs invites nominations for the European Epileptology Award 2018. The award will be presented to a European epileptologist in recognition of his or her outstanding contribution to European epileptology.

The selected awardee will be among the speakers of the Symposium of Excellence in Epileptology taking place during the 13th ECE.

The CEA will contribute 5,000 EUR to the award and an award committee selected by the CEA will judge the nominations and select the recipient.

Any European individual who has made a substantial lifetime contribution in any aspect of epileptology is eligible for nomination. The major part of the candidate’s work should have taken place in Europe. Nominations will be accepted from European ILAE Chapters, institutions or individuals. Please note that self-nomination is not permitted.

 

Young Investigator Awards

These awards carry no monetary value but are given in recognition of outstanding contributions to epilepsy research and in order to stimulate a promising research career in epileptology.

The awards consist of a diploma, and will be announced in conjunction with the ECE, to which the awardees will have their registration fees waived. Awards will be made no more than once every two years and to a maximum of two awardees, one in basic science and one in clinical science, on each occasion.

Eligible candidates are researchers in Europe under the age of 45 who have made a substantial scientific contribution and with a documented, exceptionally promising career in epilepsy research.

Nominations will be accepted from individual European ILAE Chapters, institutions or individuals. Please note that self-nomination is not permitted. The CEA will evaluate the nominations and select the awardees.

The selected awardees will be among the speakers of the Symposium of Excellence in Epileptology taking place during the 13th ECE.

 

European Epilepsy Education Award

The award carries no monetary value but is given in recognition of outstanding contributions to European epilepsy education.

The award consists of a diploma, and will be announced in conjunction with the ECE, to which the awardee will have the registration fee waived. Awards will be made no more than once every two years and to a maximum of one awardee on each occasion.

Eligible candidates are individuals in Europe of any profession who have made an outstanding contribution to the advancement of epilepsy education on a European level and who have not received so far an Ambassador for Epilepsy Award or the European Epileptology Award.

Nominations will be accepted from individual European ILAE Chapters, institutions or individuals. Please note that self-nomination is not permitted. The CEA will evaluate the nominations and select the awardees.

 

European Epilepsy Service Award

The award carries no monetary value but is given in recognition of outstanding service contributions to European epileptology.

The award consists of a diploma, and will be announced in conjunction with the ECE, to which the awardee will have the registration fee waived. Awards will be made no more than once every two years and to a maximum of one awardee on each occasion.

Eligible candidates are individuals in Europe of any profession who have made outstanding service contributions to European epileptology and who have not received the Ambassador of Epilepsy Award.

Nominations will be accepted from individual European ILAE Chapters, institutions or individuals. Please note that self-nomination is not permitted. The CEA will evaluate the nominations and select the awardee.