Epilepsy Education Day

by BC Epilepsy Society

  • Saturday, 27 May 2017 from 8:45 AM to 1:00 PM (PDT)
  • Van Dusen Gardens - Floral Hall (near parking lot) 5251 Oak Street, Vancouver, BC V6M 4H1

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Join us for a fun and informative morning of presentations by experts in the field of epilepsy. Four amazing presentations, coffee break, and lunch (including our Annual General Meeting). After, guests are encouraged to visit the gardens.

Registration required, see below. Only $5

Limited childminding available for ages 6 - 10. Please email to confirm space. info@bcepilepsy.com


May 27, 2017

Van Dusen Garden

Floral Room

8:45 am - 1:00 pm

Only $5

Registration 8:45 AM


9:00 AM

Precision Treatment for Epilepsy in 2017: Dr. Mary Connolly, MB, BCh, BAO, FRCP(C), FRCP(I), FRCP(Edin)

Dr Connolly is a Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Neurology, Division Head, Department of Pediatrics, and Head of the Comprehensive Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery Program at BC Children’s Hospital and The University of British Columbia (UBC). 

9:45 AM

Epilepsy and Mental Health: Dr. Islam Hassan, MBChB, MMedSc, MRCP(UK), MRCPsych, FRANZCP, FRCPC

Dr. Hassan is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Neuropsychiatry at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and a Consultant Neuropsychiatrist within the adult Epilepsy Program at Vancouver General Hospital (VGH) and the BC Neuropsychiatry Program at UBC Hospital. 

10:30 AM

Seizure Alert Devices: Dr. Anita Datta, MD, FRCPC

Dr. Datta is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the UBC, Medicine, Pediatric Neurology program and an Epileptologist with British Columbia Children’s Hospital. 

11:45 AM

Facts About Cannabidiol (CBD): Dr. Chantelle Hrazdil, MD, FRCPC

Dr. Hrazdil is a Clinical Assistant Professor, UBC Division of Neurology and member of the Vancouver General Hospital Epilepsy Program including the Epilepsy Clinic and the Seizure Investigation Clinic. 

Lunch & AGM 12:30 PM

Entrance to gardens included

Attendees View All (65)

Angela Hall

+ 1 guest

Joel Bailey

+ 1 guest


Jacki Dodds

Sande Waters


+ 3 guests

Joan Cruz

+ 1 guest

Christie Hrusik

Susan Murphy

+ 1 guest


+ 1 guest


+ 1 guest

Leanna Dunn

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Van Dusen Gardens - Floral Hall (near parking lot)
5251 Oak Street, Vancouver, BC V6M 4H1

27 May 2017
Saturday, 27 May 2017 8:45 AM (PDT)


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About This Charity

The BC Epilepsy Society provides programs and services to help people with epilepsy live well with their disorder and funds research to seek better treatment options, and ultimately, a cure.