The International Scientific and Organising Committee of the 10th Latin American Congress on Epilepsy encourages all researchers and practitioners to consider contributing to the programme by submitting abstracts for poster and/or platform presentation. Abstract submission is NOW OPEN, please click here to access to the abstract submission system.

Abstracts must be submitted in English and Spanish/Portuguese via the congress website by April 20th, 2018. Please visit  General Rules and the Content Rules to submit an abstract.

Poster Presentation Guidelines

To view poster presentation guidelines, please click here.

Sessions and times

The exhibition of posters will be open in the Terrace from 30th September to Monday 1st October, from 9.00am to 6.00pm.. Each poster will be on display for one day. The date for the poster presentation will be communicated to each author by e-mail in advance of the congress

Authors must:

Mount their poster between 9:00am and 10:00am on the indicated day for presentation.
Remove their poster between 17:00pm and 18:00pm on the indicated day for presentation.
Be present next to your poster during the poster session. Authors must be present to answer questions from delegates and the coordinator of the poster tours.


In order to encourage young researchers to participate in the X Latin American Congress on Epilepsy 2018, assistance grants will be awarded to a limited number of applicants who have submitted an abstract to the congress which stands out for its scientific quality.

Click here to visit the Busary Guidelines.

To apply for a bursary you must complete the Travel Bursary Application and send it by fax +353 1 205 6156 or email lace2018@epilepsycongress.org after submitting an abstract.

The deadline for receipt of bursary award requests is 20th April 2018.