Monday 24 and Tuesday 25 April 2023 Neurometabolics Training Course
Wednesday 26 and Thursday 27 April 2023 Epilepsy Training Course


Bellevue Park Hotel Riga

Slokas iela 1, Rīga LV-1048 Latvia


  • IMPORTANT: Participants must be EPNS members who have paid their annual membership fee to attend these training courses.
  • If you are not a member, please email for more information.

  • REGISTRATION not yet open. All EPNS members will be notified by email when registration has opened, and this website page will be updated at the same time. This is a popular event, and registrations will be accepted on a strictly first come, first served basis.
  • Prizes for the best participant case presentations will be awarded.


Neurometabolics: 11 European CME credits (ECMEC®s)

Epilepsy: 10 European CME credits (ECMEC®s)

Bursary application

Bursary application not yet open. The EPNS will offer a limited number of bursaries.

Application form: will be uploaded here when the bursary application period opens.

Who can apply for a bursary? Requirements of the scheme, applicants must:

  • be a member of the EPNS
  • have paid their annual membership fee.
  • be a resident in paediatric neurology, neurology or paediatrics, or a young paediatric neurologist.
  • must NOT be members of the WB4A category (email if unsure).

What does the bursary cover? The bursary will fully cover both the training course fees, accommodation in a single room for 3 nights in case of single course, for 5 nights in case of both courses and all meals, including breakfast as well as the social programme.

What does the bursary not cover? The bursary will not cover any other costs, including travel costs.

How do I apply for a bursary? Complete the application form and send with the required documentation by email to Note: all documentation sent must be written in English.

Who will make the decision about the bursary applications?  The Chair of EPNS Education & Training Committee will review the applications and make the final decision.

How Do I Get To and From Riga Airport?

At the exit of the arrivals terminal, you can grab one of the Baltic Taxi or Red Cab taxies, but there is also public transportation available. 

By public transportation Bus #22 - the most convenient way

Bus #22 leaves form Riga International Airport every 20 minutes  and the journey is approx. 25 minutes long. Bus stops 450m from Bellevue Park Hotel Riga (station Daugavgrīvas iela) direction airport-hotel. On your way back from the hotel the bus station is directly at the hotel. Here is the route description. Ticket can be purchased directly by the driver using payment card. Price from 1,15 EUR (depending where do you purchase the ticket and how many)

More details on how to travel from the airport available here


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Local organiser

Latvijas Bērnu neirologu biedrība
Adrese: Vienības gatve 45, Rīga, LV-1004
Reg. nr.: 40008037675