Interactive EPNS Teaching Course 2017 ‘Child Neurology in Infancy’

The EPNS is delighted to announce that for the first time,  An EPNS course will be held in Astana, Kazakhstan 2017. The course has a highly interactive character and participants are encouraged to bring (difficult) cases to discuss.


Date: 18-20 October 2017

Venue: Hotel Park Inn, Astana, Kazakhstan.

Local Organiser: Neurology Chair of the Astana Medical University (Astana, Kazakhstan)  and Institute of Paediatric Neurology, Kazakh Child neurology Association, Child Neurology Chair of Kazakh Medical University of Continuing Education (Almaty, Kazakhstan)

Local Organising Committee: Marzhan Lepessova, Tamara Chuvakova, Altynshash Jaxybayeva, Latina Tekebayeva

Faculty: Marzhan Lepessova (Almaty, Kazakhstan), Coriene Catsman-Berrevoets (Rotterdam, Netherlands), Louise Hartley (Cardiff, UK), Hans Hartmann, Hannover, Germany, Colin Kennedy (Southampton, UK), Richard Newton (Manchester, UK), Brigitte Vollmer (Southampton, UK), Tamara Chuvakova (Astana, Kazakhstan), Alasdair Parker (Cambridge, UK), Altynshash Jaxybayeva (Astana, Kazakhstan).

Subject: Paediatric neurology in the first year of life; following the book, ‘Principles and practice of child neurology in infancy’.

Course Content:Final programme for Kazakhstan training course 2017

Course language: English.

Registration Form: for registration please visit

Deadline for registration: FULLY BOOKED

Deadline for abstract submission: FULLY BOOKED

Registration fee: 70 Euros.

Registration fee includes: attending the whole course, written materials, two meals, coffee breaks, certificate of attendance.

Accommodation: please visit to follow site of Astana hotels:

some participants should have specific financial arrangements in order to help them attend the course. The limited number of bursaries will cover the registration fee. The bursaries will not cover accommodation and travel costs. The choice will depend on the case sent by participant. If you would like to apply for a bursary, please complete the appropriate section on the registration form. Winners of the bursary will be announced at the end of all clinical session by reimbursement of registration fees. All faculty members will vote for the bursary candidates.

IMPORTANT: EPNS courses are available only to EPNS members, but for participants from Kazakhstan, Kirgizia, Russia, and Uzbekistan also available if they’re not a member of EPNS yet.

If you are not a member, please email for more information.