International Training Course on Neuroimaging of Epilepsy (Virtual)


Registration is now closed. Please contact sasha.kelly [at] to be added to the waitlist for 2022.

The International Training Course on Neuroimaging of Epilepsy to be held at virtually at the McConnell Brain Imaging Centre of the Montreal Neurological Institute-Hospital (The Neuro).

The Montreal Neurological Institute-Hospital, founded by Dr W. Penfield, is a renowned epilepsy surgery center. The McConnell Brain Imaging Centre (BIC) is a research facility that brings together a large group of researchers in neurology, neuroscience, biomedical engineering, physics and computer science. The BIC houses cutting-edge equipment, including 1.5T and 3T MRI scanners, PET, SPECT, MEG and high-performance computational infrastructures.

The course will provide clinicians and scientists working in epilepsy with an understanding of fundamentals and practical skills related to neuroimaging. The course welcomes both individuals with and those without prior expertise in neuroimaging. In addition to offering methodological insights, emphasis will be placed on clinical decision-making and translation to local settings.

Morning sessions will consist of lectures given by a faculty of world-class neuroimagers and epileptologists followed by  a Q & A session. Next, participants will benefit from hand-on sessions guided by a team of experienced tutors including  quality control procedures, visual MRI analysis, functional MRI, together with established and cutting-edge diagnostic techniques. Following the suggestion of previous attendees, in 2019, more hands-on sessions for review of cases will be added.

Organizing Committee

Andrea Bernasconi, Course Director

Neda Labdon-Bernasconi

Debbie Rashcovsky, Events Lead

Sasha Kelly, Conference and Events Coordinator

Virtual Platform

How to participate via Zoom:

You can either join a meeting via the invite link or the Meeting ID #. The meeting ID # is the number found at the end of the invite link.

If you click the link it will automatically bring you to the meeting. If you do not have the link and only the meeting ID go to the Zoom application and click “Join a meeting” where it will prompt you to input your name and the Meeting ID #.

Use the toolbar at the bottom of your screen to mute/unmute yourself and to enable/disable your video.

Contact Information

Sasha Kelly
Montreal Neurological Institute (The Neuro)
sasha.kelly [at]

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The Neuro (Montreal Neurological Institute-Hospital) is a bilingual academic healthcare institution. We are a McGill research and teaching institute; delivering high-quality patient care, as part of the Neuroscience Mission of the McGill University Health Centre. We are proud to be a Killam Institution, supported by the Killam Trusts.




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