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7TH GLOBAL SYMPOSIUM ON MEDICAL KETOGENIC DIETARY THERAPIES

Professional Programme 6-9th October 2020

Registration Times:

Tuesday 6th October: 9am – 5pm

Wednesday 7th October: 8am – 12 noon

Thursday 8th October: 8am – 12 noon

Friday 9th October: 8am – 12 noon

Exhibition Times:

Tuesday 6th October: 6pm – 8pm

Wednesday 7th October: 9am – 5pm

Thursday 8th October: 9am – 5pm

Friday 9th October: 9am – 3pm

Poster Viewing in Hall 4:

Wednesday 7th October: 9am – 5pm

Thursday 8th October: 9am – 5pm

Tuesday 6th October 2020

1.30pm

Welcome to Brighton

Helen Cross

Ketogenic Diet Therapy – “Past, Present and Future”

Chair: TBC

2-2.30pm

Past – 100 Years of Ketogenic Dietary Therapies

Eric Kossoff

2.30-3pm

Present – RCT’s, Consensus Guidelines, Clinical Widespread use.

Helen Cross

3-3.30pm

Future – Adults, First line therapy, beyond Epilepsy, INKS etc

Jong Rho

3.30pm

TEA

Mechanisms of Action – Have we moved on?

4-4.30pm

The Microbiome – from animal to human; are we closer to understanding it?

4.30-5pm

Medium chain fatty acids & Ketone Esters

Robin Williams

5-5.30pm

The effect of the KD on dopamine metabolism – Implications for epilepsy and other diseases

Simon Heales

5.30-6pm

DNA Methylation

6pm

Close of Sessions

6.00–8pm

WELCOME RECEPTION IN EXHIBITION AREA

Wednesday 7th October 2020

Utilising Ketogenic Dietary Therapies in special scenarios

Chair: TBC

8.30-9am

Ketogenic Diet in Pregnancy

Elles van der Louw

9-9.30am

Ketogenic Diet in Status Epilepticus

Rima Nabbout

9.30-10am

Epilepsy Syndrome specific response

Ingrid Scheffer

10-10.30am

Metabolic approaches for treating Complications & comorbidities of epilepsy

Kristina A. Simeone

10.30am

COFFEE

Metabolism & Epigenetics based paradigms for anti-seizure drug discovery

Chair: Professor Jong Rho

11-11.30am

Cellular & mitochondrial metabolic changes seen in epileptic rodents and zebrafish

Manisha Patel

11.30-12pm

A novel in vitro model of mitochondrial Epilepsy.

12-12.30pm

Novel approaches for the discovery of Epigenetically based antiepileptonic therapies

Detlev Boison

12.30-1pm

How does this move us forward? 

Susan Masino

1-2.30pm

LUNCH

Live Keto Cooking from demonstration kitchen in exhibition area

Practicalities of Administration 1

Chair: Susan Wood RD

2.30-3pm

What factors are related to compliance and efficacy?

3-3.30pm

Developing a ketogenic diet service

Christina Bergqvist

3.30-4pm

Tailoring a service to resource

Kath Megaw

4pm

TEA

Utilising the Ketogenic Diet across the age spectrum

4.30-5pm

Use in Infants – a treatment of choice?

Anastasia Dressler

5-5.30pm

Guidelines for use of the KD in Adults

Mackenzie Cervenka

5.30-6pm

Practicalities of adult provision – a reality?

6-6.30pm

Effect of Ketogenic Dietary Therapies on growth and bone density

Marisa Laura Armeno

6.30pm

Close of Sessions

6.30-8.00pm

Nutricia Sponsored Symposium & Drinks Reception

Benefits of the Ketogenic diet beyond seizure reduction.

Thursday 8th October 2020

Exploring Ways of Administration

Chair: TBC

8.30-9am

Plant based – Vegan

9-9.30am

Parenteral Nutrition 

Stephane Auvin

9.30-10am

Blended diets and tube feeds

Eunjoo Lee

10-10.30am

Best Lipid selection for Ketogenic Diet

Sehee Kim

10.30am

COFFEE

Practicalities of Administration 2

Chair: Dr Elizabeth Neal RD

11-11.30am

Flexibility between diets and protocols

Beth Zupec-Kania

11.30-12pm

How long to know the diet is working and when to stop

Heidi Pfieffer

12-12.30pm

Management of concomitant medication

12.30-2pm

LUNCH

Vitaflo sponsored symposia

Live Keto Cooking from demonstration kitchen in exhibition area

Beyond the Epilepsies 1

Chair: TBC

2-2.30pm

Glut 1

 Jörg Klepper

2.30-3pm

Toropathies

Hoon-Chul Kang

3-3.30pm

Autism

Omnia el-Rashidy

3.30-4pm

Dementia

Janak Nathan

4pm

TEA

4.30-6pm

Poster Session – Stand by your boards!

7pm

GLOBAL GALA DINNER @ THE GRAND HOTEL 7PM – PRE-BOOKED TICKETS ONLY

Friday 9th October 2020

8.30-10am

Oral Presentations for Best Posters and Matthew’s Friends Best Poster Prize Award

John Freeman and Millicent Kelly Awards 2020

10-10.30am

COFFEE

Beyond the Epilepsies 2

Chair: TBC

10.30-11am

Ketogenic Diet in Mental Illness

Christopher Palmer

11-11.30am

Migraine

Francesco Pierelli

11.30-12pm

Neurogenerative Disorders

12-12.30pm

Diabetes

12.30-2pm

LUNCH

Live Keto Cooking in the Exhibition Area

Beyond the Epilepsies 3

Chair: TBC

2-2.30pm

Utilisation in brain cancer – have we moved forward?  

Adrienne Scheck

2.30-3pm

Clinical Utilisation in brain cancer – have we moved forward? 

3-3.30pm

Utilisation for other cancers – beyond the brain

3.30-4pm

Where do we go from here?

4pm

CLOSING CEREMONY – HANDOVER FOR 2022

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