ACMEGS19 Conference Handouts

Opening Session

Thursday, February 7 - 8:00 - 8:40am

8:00am ACMEGS Presidential Address
Michael Funke, MD, PhD
8:20am ACMEGS Legacy Award Presentation
Michael Funke, MD, PhD


Magnetoencephalography in Infants

Session Chair: Heidi Kirsch, MD

Thursday, February 7 - 9:00 - 10:15am

9:00am MEG in Infants and Young Children: Technical and Developmental Considerations
Ismail Mohamed, MD
9:25am MEG in Infants – Challenges and Solutions
Stephanie Garcia-Tarodo, MD
9:50am Potential for Advances in Epilepsy Research Based Conventional and new MEG Approaches
Yoshio Okada, PhD


Current Issues and Enduring Questions in Clinical MEG

Session Chair: Anto Bagic, MD, PhD

Thursday, February 7 - 10:15 - 10:40am

10:15am Clinical Pandemonium: MEG Use Notwithstanding Evidence and MEG Practice Despite Clinical Practice Guidelines
Anto Bagic, MD, PhD


What is all the Fuss about Beamformers – A Critical Review of Advantages and Pitfalls

Session Chair: John Mosher, PhD

Thursday, February 7 - 10:50am - 12:05pm

10:50am Basics of Conventional Beamformers
William Gaetz, PhD
11:15am Practical Aspects of Beamformers in Pediatric Epilepsy
Jeffrey Tenney, MD
11:40am Theoretical and Practical Issues in the Proper Use of Beamformers
John Mosher, PhD


Twenty-Five Years of Language Lateralization – Quo Vadis?

Session Chair: Andrew Papanicolaou, PhD

Thursday, February 7 - 1:00 - 2:15pm

1:00pm Mapping Language with MEG: The Pre-Surgical Assessment of Functional Risk
Eduardo Castillo, PhD
1:25pm Lateralization of Language Could Start in the Auditory Cortex: Simultaneous MEG and Depth Recordings
Jean-Michael Badier, PhD
Catherine Liégeois-Chauvel, PhD
1:50pm Twenty-Five Years of MEG: Where Do We Go From Here?
Andrew Papanicolaou, PhD


MEG and SEEG – The Modern Workhorses of Presurgical Evaluation in Epilepsy

Session Chair: Andrew Zillgitt, PhD

Thursday, February 7 - 2:15 - 3:45pm

2:15pm The Use of MEG in SEEG Planning - [Part 1] [Part 2] [Part 3]
Patrick Chauvel, MD
2:40pm Can We Record Epileptic Activity from Deep Temporal Structure? Data from Simultaneous MEG and EEG Recordings - [Part 1] [Part 2]
Jean-Michael Badier, PhD


Update on Educational ACMEGS Initiatives

Session Chair: Michael Funke, MD, PhD

Thursday, February 7 - 4:00 - 4:30pm

  ACMEGS Summit
Anto Bagic, MD, PhD
  CPG for Clinical MEG Fellowships
Richard Burgess, MD, PhD
  Update on MEG/EEGā€Technologist Certification
Susan Bowyer, PhD


What’s on the Horizon: Vendor Innovations and Plans

Session Chair: Michael Funke, MD, PhD

Thursday, February 7 - 4:30 - 4:50pm

Amy Trongnetrpunya
  MEGIN/York Instruments
Janne Huhtala, CEO
Gordon J. Haid, Global Neuro-Imaging Business Director