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Holmen Fjordhotel Oslo Norway * | Oslo, NORWAY
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Title: 2nd Gender Issues in Epilepsy Meeting
Specialty: , Neurology
Dates: From Aug, 28, 2014 to Aug, 29, 2014
Location: Oslo, NORWAY
Type: Meeting
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Holmen Fjordhotel Oslo Norway *

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Welcome message:
We are looking forward to your participation in the 2nd Gender Issues in Epilepsy Meeting, held in Oslo (Asker), Norway on August 28th-29th 2014.
During the last decade researchers and clinicians have become increasingly aware that epilepsy has different implications for life and well-being in men and women due to complex interactions between antiepileptic drugs, endocrine function and the epilepsy itself. Moreover, the fact that epilepsy not only affects the patient but also the family due to teratogenic effects of antiepileptic drugs, psychiatric comorbidity and socioeconomic challenges are reaching physicians and the patient community. The symposium will be designed to encourage discussion, interest and future research in this rapidly growing field of epilepsy.
The scientific program will start in the morning on Thursday August 28th and will close before lunch on Friday August 29th, 2014. See the preliminary scientific program for more information. The Gender Issues in Epilepsy meeting will be directly followed by the annual meeting of the Norwegian CEA branch held in the same location. Click here for more information.
The Conference venue is Holmen Fjordhotell, a spacious and modern congress hotel situated at the Oslo Fjord seaside 18 km south-west of Oslo. The hotel is close to the Oslo Airport train station (Asker), and with a multitude of regional train and bus connections close by.
All conference participants are invited to attend a boat cruise on the Oslo fjord Thursday evening. Dinner will be served on the boat.
We look forward to seeing you in Oslo!
Kind regards from the Nordic Research Group on Gender Issues in Epilepsy
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Oslo may be reached from all continents with direct flights or via Copenhagen, with departures for Oslo every hour. Our international airport Oslo Airport Gardermoen is one of the most modern airports in Europe and is situated 50 km from the city centre.

Airlines with frequent flights to Oslo Gardermoen:

British Airways
Air France
The Airport Express Train Flytoget takes you from the airport to Oslo Central Station in 19 minutes. The fares are approx. NOK 170 Oslo Central Station one way.
InterCity, Express and Local Trains that run via Oslo Airport Gardermoen take you to Oslo Central Station in 25-40 minutes. The fares are approx. NOK 90 to Oslo Central Station one way.
Website Norwegian National Rail (NSB):
The Airport Bus Flybussen runs between Oslo Airport Gardermoen and downtown Oslo every 20 or 30 minutes every day. The trip takes 50 minutes and the fare is approx. NOK 160 one way.
Airport Taxis take you to and from Oslo Airport Gardermoen at fixed prices. On arrival, please contact the taxi information desk in the arrival hall. The fixed prices from the airport to Oslo city centre varies from approx. NOK 690 (weekdays before 5 p.m.) to NOK 990 (weekends and weekdays after 5 p.m.) for 1-4 passengers.

By air to Sandefjord Airport Torp

Sandefjord Airport Torp is located 110 km from Oslo and can be reached via Copenhagen and Stockholm, but also directly from some other European cities.

Airlines with frequent flights to Sandefjord Airport Torp

The Torp Express bus service to Oslo (Torp Ekspressen) has a limited number of daily departures. The fare is approx.
NOK 250 one way.

Taxis provide easy and expedient transportation from Sandefjord Airport Torp to the railway station in Sandefjord. The trip takes 10 minutes and the fare is approx. NOK 200.

By sea

Comfortable and pleasant overnight cruises on car/passenger ferries to Oslo from Kiel (Germany) and Copenhagen and Fredrikshavn (Denmark). For more information, please visit Color LineStena Line and DFDS Seaways.

By rail

Modern, clean and comfortable trains link Oslo with other Scandinavian cities. Norwegian National Rail (NSB) takes you from Gothenburg to Oslo and Swedish Rail (SJ) takes you from Malmö and Stockholm to Oslo. Please and for more information and timetables.

Accommodation should be booked directly with Holmen Fjordhotell by email to: or by phone +47 66772702
Please use the following ref.: Gender Issues Epilepsy Meeting

Rooms can only be guaranteed until 15th July 2014. To get the negotiated rate, make your reservation before this date.

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Submission Info

Abstracts may be submitted via internet only. Abstracts submitted via fax or e-mail will not be accepted.

01. The abstract submission process is conducted in 3 steps:
          1) Entry of contact person details
          2) Entry of authors and abstract data
          3) Overview & final sending
02. All abstracts must be submitted and presented in English using UK spelling.
03. Abstracts must contain original material neither published nor presented elsewhere.
04. Please structure your abstract using the following headings:
          o Background
o Methods         
          o Results
          o Conclution
05. Abstract text no longer than 250 words.
06. Abstracts will be presented as posters or as part of the official meeting.
07. Abstracts will be subject to a review.
08. Deadline for abstract submission is May 15th 2014.
09. The organizers reserve the right to accept or refuse an abstract, to designate papers either 
      as oral or poster presentations and to choose a suitable session for the abstract.
10. The submitting author must register for the conference.


A selection of abstracts will be invited to submit an article to a special issue in Seizure.

If you have difficulties in submitting your abstracts or if you need any further information, please contact


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