Epilepsy Education Day 2018
Please join us for an informative collaboration with experts and a day of sharing with others living with epilepsy.
Saturday, April 28, 2018
VanDusen Botanical Garden - Floral Room
5251 Oak St.
8:30 AM - 3:00 pm
Registration required, click here: Epilepsy Education Day 2018
REGISTRATION 8:30 AM
Keynote Address: Mike Scharf
Mike Scharf is a Fiscal Negotiator within the Fiscal Branch of the Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation.
Epilepsy 101 - Top 10 Things You Need to Know About Epilepsy: Dr. Cyrus Boelman, MD, FRCPC
Dr. Cyrus Boelman is an investigator at BC Children's Hospital and a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of Neurology, Department of Pediatrics at the University of British Columbia.
Dietary Therapies: Dr. Linda Huh, MD, FRCPC
Dr. Huh is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the British Columbia Children’s Hospital (BCCH). She is the director of the BCCH Ketogenic Diet program and the UBC Pediatric Neurology residency program.
Transitions: Youth to Adult (Transition Process, System Navigation & Supports)
Transitions: Family Planning (Pregnancy & Epilepsy): Dr. Chantelle Hrazdil, MD, FRCPC
Dr. Hrazdil is a Clinical Assistant Professor, UBC Division of Neurology and a member of the Vancouver General Hospital Epilepsy Program, including the Epilepsy Clinic and the Seizure Investigation Clinic.
Progress in New Therapies
How You Can Help to Make a Difference: Kim Davidson, BA, MA
Kim Davidson is the Executive Director of the BC Epilepsy Society and a Board Director with the Canadian Epilepsy Alliance.
LUNCH & AGM
Seizure First Aid Training: Jas Lachar
Jas Lachar is the Support Services Coordinator for BC Epilepsy Society.
Entrance to gardens and parking fees included